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“Fantastic feel to it” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Y Cyfnod

Y Cyfnod
Ranked #3 of 6 Coffee & Tea in Bala
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
1 review
“Fantastic feel to it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

It wad very inviting and I order a hot chocolate and it was there in a short time. When are food can it looked very appealing as there was salad and more there was lots of locals around the cafe and it was better than I expected

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Cerys20
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Cardigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Don't order the bangers & mash!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

We've used this café several times & always had decent food. On this occasion I ordered the bangers & mash with onion gravy. The sausages were fine but the mash was revolting - more like thick wallpaper paste than potato & the gravy was rather strange. The breakfast however was pronounced very good & the scone & cream 'excellent'. We have never had any problem with anti-English attitudes, the service has always been friendly.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank patricia K
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Level Contributor
301 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
“Unfriendly place if you're not local.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

My wife & I popped in here for refreshments last summer and found it to be a decent local cafe with basic seating & table arrangements, and the tea was ok. When I went to the till and politely asked where the toilet was, I was abruptly told "round the back" and it was tucked away in a dirty, old fashioned out house! When my wife asked the same person, but this time in fluent Welsh, she was invited to use the upstairs staff facilities! So just like a previous TA reviewer has said, there appears to be an anti-English feeling to the place.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank DrREvans
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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“LLe gwych/Excellent place.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

We stopped at the Cyfnod yesterday to have a snack and were very impressed with the food and the service. It is obviously well supported by the local people which is always a good sign. The food was excellent and we were very well looked after. The prices are very reasonable and the cafe is very well situated for the centre of Bala.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Rob D
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Wrecsam, null, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wedi mynd lawr/Gone down”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2012

Cofio sglods go iawn, oedd o'n basic ond bwyd da. Dim mwyach, awyrgylch bler, bwyd ddim fel oedd yn disgrifio ar y fwydlen. Dim byd i llysieuwyr oherwydd wedi rhedeg allan.

I remember home made chips last time I visited, very basic but good food. Not anymore. Environment was tatty, the food was not as described on the menu. No vegetarian options as they had ran out.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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3 Thank Nia L
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