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“A good find”

The Gatehouse Steakhouse
Ranked #9 of 29 Restaurants in Dolgellau
Price range: US$8 - US$26
Cuisines: Welsh, Steakhouse, British, Grill
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: At The Gatehouse Steakhouse we offer a unique and none pretentious Steakhouse Experience, bringing out the very best in Local Welsh Produce. All of our Meats/Poultry and Fish dishes are cooked over our state-of-the-art Chargrill for that fantastic smokey flavour. Set in a Grade 2 listed building in the Beautiful Historic Town of Dolgellau, you can experience a 'big-city restaurant' with an exceptional drinks menu, with over 15 Beers, a Great Wine Selection, Bourbons, Whisky and Cognacs dating back 25 years...and more.
Cardiff
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“A good find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

This was the third place we ate in after the Merionydd and the Tapas place. And overall I think it was the best. Mainly because of the conbinatiin of the food being good - our steaks were done to perfection and the customer service was efficient and friendly - we were not left trying to get our waiter/waitresses eye like in the other 2 places.

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Spot on”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

I had the American style steak. What a portion! Without exception the nicest steak I've had in a long time. Outstanding. 'Spot on' service and friendly waiter ;)

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3 Thank Kyle M
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Yorkshire, England
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“An unexpected pleasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

We were simply driving by and stopped because we were hungry and this place adjoined a car park. What a nice surprise.
The menu was really quite creative.... They even managed to make their burger unique and very tasty too, as they did with several other dishes.
The service was good too.
Definitely worth a detour next time we are in Wales

Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Beautiful food once again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

I've never had a bad meal at this place but last week I had the best meal, Italian style fillet steak which is Devine cooked to perfection, my friends had a number of different things a burger meal which was pretty impressive in size and taste, chicken and noodles dish was also said to be very nice, chocolate brownies are awesome, if you've got enough room you must try. It's nice to sit outside in the beer garden too.

  • Visited June 2014
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“Very Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

We were very much looking forward to a good burger after climbing Cadair Idris and all I can say is it was very disappointing. My meal of Gatehouse Burger Feast had a patty of beef that tasted like it came from a very poor burger van (it was definitely not home made) and was placed in the bun dry - the chef had completely forgotten the salad, mayonnaise and salsa. The accompanying two types of ribs and chicken wings were completely dry and tasted the same, although they were described as having different sauces. My wifes meal of Tuna steak was nicely prepared, but they once again had forgotten the accompanying salsa (which we realised at the time and had to chase). I wouldn't go back as there are much better quality restaurants out there.

  • Visited July 2014
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Helzinky, Management Team at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Thank you for your review it is always good to hear construtive critisism. All of our burgers are made locally by an Countryside Alliance Award Winning Welsh Champion Butcher and are chargrilled on open coals, we can only appoligise that on this rare occasion our Burger Feast was not presented to you in its entireity and did not live up to its reputation. It is a shame you did not voice your oppinions whilst you where dining with us as we would have been more than happy to address them.
Regards,
Management team.
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