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“Good food and drinks”

Spooner's Grill, Cafe & Bar
Ranked #11 of 56 Restaurants in Porthmadog
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Welsh, Grill
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Spooner's is run by the world-famous Ffestiniog Railway and caters for passengers and visitors to both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. Offering breakfast, lunch, snacks and full evening meals, Spooner's also features an award-winning bar and an extensive new beer garden where you can enjoy a drink or a meal and watch the trains go by.
Wellington, New Zealand
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good food and drinks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

They have a great bar and menu, with plenty of local fish and beef on order and the local beer on tap.
You can stop off here for lunch in between trains or if your staying locally have a beer and dinner.

For the rail fan in you there is plenty parts of locomotives and track parts around as well as complete locomotive.

Visited December 2011
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stoke-on-trent uk
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“nice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2011

Nice bloke behind the bar very friendly. Right next to the train station so very handy

Visited November 2011
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bristol
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“lovely steak at a good price”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2011

my wife and I enjoyed two evening meals at spooners on both evening the food was well presented, and well cooked. My wife especially enjoyed her rib eye steak which was cooked to perfection. All at a reasonable price. It is a bar and does have tv's which my be showing sports, but not at any volume., and the cutomers are the usual cross section of life.

  • Visited November 2011
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Falmouth
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Handy and reliable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2011

Plenty of choice, fair prices and good beer. You can hear steam trains in the station, during the operating season. What more could you want?

Visited May 2011
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Very Average Food, Good Beer”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2011

Not at all welcoming. Poor food made worse by expensive sandwiches. Couldn't care less service. Shame because it represents the Festiniog Railway. Last year they stopped hot food on the dot at 14.00 despite demand. Again a staff issue. No improvements since then and this year just as poor.

  • Visited October 2011
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