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Model Bakery

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16 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3DB, Wales
+44 1766 832308
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  • Very good16%
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“pastie” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (20 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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16 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3DB, Wales
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Didn’t expect to find something like this in the middle of wales, some fantastic foods at a very reasonable price all served by the most polite and friendly gentlemen I have encountered! If ever in the area again this will be a definite must visit...More

1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 5 August 2018

On a recent stay in Ffestiniog we found ourselves in town and hungry. Having read about Model Bakery, we wanted to try the famous Kurdish pasties. They didn't disappoint. Warm, spicy, generously filled and wonderfully satisfying. Well worth a stop to enjoy both the food...More

1  Thank JohnP5053
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here by chance after getting off the Ffestiniog small gauge railway, bought a garlic and herb focaccia bread, wow! It was amazing and didn’t make it home! Pretty much inhaled it! Great little find in a lovely little heritage village.

1  Thank prb78
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I chanced on this place after a visit to the railway. i could not believe my eyes seeing a kurdish bakery here. The owner told me his own amazing story. I had a spicy Kurdish pasty which was amazing. He does a range of other...More

Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I visited this wonderful bakery on a trip in north wales a few days ago. The Kurdish pasty was delicious. The shop owner was so friendly and welcoming and helped me find a place to buy souvenirs made from Welsh slate that I wanted. Thank...More

1  Thank sunnyday0401
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you are in town don't miss the opportunity to try one of the best Kurdish pasties you'll ever have. But make sure to arrive early enough in the morning or you'll miss out. They go like hot cakes. To top things off, the owner...More

1  Thank thebeyn0ns
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Visiting Blaenau Ffestiniog, we made a beeline for the Model Bakery, but being Easter Monday it was closed, but returning the following day, we were met by the worlds most friendly Kurdish Baker! It was great to return to buy great cakes and breads, from...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to the bakery.sadly too many years apart.went in for a Kurdish pastie,came out with a big bag full of the best cakes and bread I've ever tasted.the olive bread way awesome.i live over 200 miles away. this has got to...More

1  Thank geoffrey g
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were staying a ten minute walk away, and decided to get some fresh bread for breakfast. Make sure you leave some time as the manager is a top guy, who has led an interesting life. The sourdough cannot be recommended highly enough.

1  Thank hanp86
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We stopped to try the renowned Kurdish pasty and had a lovely chat with the owner. He had an enthusiasm which created a good atmosphere. The pasty was brilliant, his own creation and quite unique.

1  Thank Jonathan G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3DB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 832308
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