Restaurants

Top Choice Modern European in Bodnant Estate

Hayloft Restaurant

The in-house restaurant at Bodnant Welsh Food is more than an afterthought – offering technically refined dishes such as crab bavarois with smoked haddock consommé jelly and granny smith apple, it makes great use of…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Menai Bridge

Sosban & the Old Butchers

Still bearing cosmetic vestiges of its days as an actual butcher shop (etched mirror-tiles and a mint-green shopfront), this superb prix-fixe restaurant elevates Menai Bridge dining above anywhere else in Anglesey. …
Top Choice Tuscan in Caernarfon

Osteria

Two Florentine partners opened this excellent addition to Caernarfon's dining scene in a compact whitewashed-stone building hard up against the city walls. Specialising in interesting carpaccios and bruschette (thin…
Top Choice Italian in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Tredici Italian Kitchen

Occupying an intimate 1st-floor dining room above a quality butcher and grocer, Tredici has brought a touch of the Mediterranean to wind-blown Anglesey. While some Welsh produce is used (local lamb cutlets are pan-f…
Top Choice Welsh in Conwy

Watson’s Bistro

Hidden in a verdant garden setting in the lee of the town wall, Watson's marries French bistro cooking with quality local ingredients. Everything is homemade, from the chicken-liver pâté to the ox-cheek with 'dirty …
Top Choice Fish & Chips in Llandudno Junction

Enochs

Customers come from miles around to sample the offerings at nautically themed Enochs, a fish-and-chip joint dedicated to sustainable fishing. The mains are a perfect blend of tender fish and crispy batter, unless yo…
Top Choice Pub Food in Llandudno

Cottage Loaf

Tucked down an alleyway off Mostyn St, this charismatic pub has print-strewn walls, carpeted wooden floors and an atmosphere of genuine bonhomie. The excellent food ranges from the traditional – slow-roasted pork be…
Top Choice Welsh in Caernarfon

Blas

Blas (taste) abounds at this slick place in one of Caernarfon's most picturesque streets. Chef Daniel ap Geraint makes skilful use of Welsh produce in dishes such as ginger-and-lemongrass cured salmon with Aberdaron…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Conwy

Parisella's of Conwy Ice Cream

The kiosk on the quay sells a selection of what we consider to be the best ice cream in Wales. The best of Parisella's 50-plus flavours include mint choc chip, salted caramel, and amaretto and black cherry. It also …
Top Choice Cafe in Llandudno

Characters

If you're wondering whether it's the place that's full of character or the people running it, it's both. Llandudno's hippest tearoom serves wonderful cream teas (£5) and three-tiered high teas (£10), along with ligh…