Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Porthmadog

Y Sgwâr

On the main square in Tremadog, Porthmadog's immediate neighbour, this cosmopolitan Welsh restaurant has the best food in either town. The service is super attentive and friendly, and dishes such as roast cod with l…
Top Choice Pub Food in Morfa Nefyn

Tŷ Coch Inn

At the western end of Porth Dinllaen – reached either by water or by walking through the Nefyn Golf Club's course and turning beachwards once you reach the Iron Age hill fort – is the legendary Tŷ Coch Inn. Famous f…
International in Criccieth

Dylan's

Making happy use of Morannedd – a light-filled, 1950s, deco-style beachside pavilion designed by Portmeirion architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis and once used by Butlin's for afternoon tea dances – Dylan's is the sl…
Italian in Abersoch

Venetia

Taking its seafood directly from local catches where possible (Aberdaron crab and Cardigan Bay scallops are common), the in-house restaurant at this smartly maintained Victorian guesthouse is one of Abersoch's best.…
Welsh in Aberdaron

Y Gegin Fawr

With their spiritual needs sorted, the Bardsey-bound pilgrims could claim a meal at Y Gegin Fawr, a little thick-walled communal kitchen with tiny windows that sits prettily at the heart of Aberdaron. Dating from 13…
International in Abersoch

Porth Tocyn

Having sat for so long on top of Abersoch's dining pile, Porth Tocyn offers fine dining in swankily old-fashioned surrounds, rather than innovation. Best bets from the prix-fixe menu include dependable classics such…
International in Criccieth

Poachers Restaurant

A likeable little family restaurant, Poachers sits in a converted grocer's on the High St. Local produce, especially Welsh black beef, features in a menu that takes much from Europe (lasagne, pickled herring salad),…
Cafe in Porthmadog

Eric Jones' Cafe

A mile east of Tremadog, this friendly little cafe attracts a lively clientele of climbers and bikers with its all-day breakfasts, toasties, jacket potatoes and chicken korma. Eric, a local legend with the first sol…
Cafe in Porthmadog

Big Rock Cafe

Although this cool cafe is church-run, you needn't fear any morals being served with your morning mocha and the coffee is excellent by Welsh standards. The wholefood-oriented menu stretches to cooked breakfasts, sou…
Cafe in Pwllheli

Taro Deg

Relaxed, spacious and perennially popular, this centrally located cafe (near the train station) offers newspapers to browse and a tasty selection of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches and cakes. If you haven't tried bara…