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“Could Do Better” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caffi Maes

Caffi Maes
Ranked #21 of 103 Restaurants in Caernarfon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Welsh
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ashford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Could Do Better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

We were on holiday,and went to Caernarfon for the day.After searching for a parking space,we decided to find somewhere to eat,my husband is diabetic and needs to eat regularly.Cafe Maes has tables outside on the square,so we sat outside.The order was very,very slow in arriving,it was delivered by a young server who not only was chewing gum,but actually blew a bubble !!! We were very hungry,and the food was good,( breakfast and a burger),otherwise we would have left.This cafe obviously is a tourist trap,just need to up their game a bit,for example train their staff to clear tables and be a bit cleaner.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank RachG697
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Rock Hard Jacket Potato”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

We ate here last weekend. I ordered a Jacket Potato because it said on the menu they were oven baked. It came, it was pale and microwaved and hard in the middle. I sent it back and the same came back. So I just ate the filling and the salad. Caffi Maes- it is not difficult to bake a jacket potato and make sure its cooked!!! My friend had the pizza and that got sent back, tateless cheese and tastless tomatoes, made with cheap ingredients! Shall not be eating here again.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank travelfamilylou
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Good Location V E R Y slow service.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Best things first. This cafe has a great location for watching the world go by when the weather is fine. The food served is of a good standard but you can get better only a short distance away in any direction. Many customers go there because it is so close to the castle and the tourist drop off points. I get the impression people go there through loyalty or convenience. The coffee served is ILLY which is a bonus. Meals are well presented but the length of waiting time is SOOOOOOOOO slow. I recently ordered coffee and a piece of cake at the counter. The cake I took with me to the table but the coffee came nearly ten minutes later. There were plenty staff but God knows what they were doing. I like the place for its location and coffee but if I want service or am not in the mood to rub shoulders with tourists or be attacked by seagulls, I go elsewhere. Buick up Owner/manager. You could be so much better.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank islander2001
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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great breakfasts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed at Y Castell Hotel, which does not offer breakfast, so had breakfast at Caffi Maes, we all had a small breakfast with tea, which was delicious, friendly staff too!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 100gremlin
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Lovely tea and cake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Through out the years of coming to Caernarfon, I have always enjoyed a lovely cup of tea and slice of cake here. The staff are always friendly and the food fantastic. On warm days its perfect to sit out the front on the outdoor seating and look out to see the castle and town square.

Overall, fast service, fantastic food and great homely atmosphere, would really recommend a visit!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank roisind755
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