Top Choice Modern British in Bala (Y Bala)

Tyddyn Llan Restaurant

The glowing reputation of this Michelin-starred country restaurant is well-deserved. We are still salivating at the memory of our last visit – some dishes went beyond merely good and approached extraordinary. The pa…
Top Choice Bistro in Beddgelert

Beddgelert Bistro & Antiques

An eccentric gem, this hybrid bistro/antique store offers exceptional home cooking. By day it's more like a tearoom, but at night the tiny dining room at the heart of the 17th-century cottage fills up with happy din…
Top Choice Modern British in Ruthin

On the Hill

The low ceilings and exposed beams of this 16th-century house near the square make a memorable setting for sophisticated country cooking. Classics such as duck breast with celeriac and redcurrant, or sole stuffed wi…
Top Choice Cafe in Pembroke (Penfro)

Food at Williams

Pop into this bright and cheerful cafe in the morning for a cooked breakfast or in the afternoon for a glass of wine and Welsh cheese platter on the terrace.
Top Choice Fish & Chips in Llandudno Junction


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 Bistro in Beddgelert

Hebog Beddgelert

A welcome addition to Beddgelert's dining (and sleeping) scene, Hebog is an upmarket cafe that morphs into a sleek bistro by night, serving the likes of monkfish tails in parma ham with prawns and lobster velouté. A…
Top Choice Pub Food in Pumsaint

Dolaucothi Arms

Even hardened city slickers might be tempted to village life if a local pub this good could be guaranteed. This 16th-century drovers' inn has a friendly front bar, complete with board games and an open fire, and ups…
Top Choice Modern British in Penarth

Restaurant James Sommerin

The chef with his name on the window earned a Michelin star for his previous Monmouthshire restaurant and is surely on track for another one here. Everything that proceeds from the kitchen is as exquisite looking as…
Pub Food in Llangollen

Corn Mill

The water wheel still turns at the heart of this converted mill, now a cheerful, bustling pub and all-day eatery. The deck is the best spot in town for an unfussy al fresco lunch, with views over the River Dee to th…
Deli in Llangollen

Bailey's Fine Foods

If you're planning a picnic or lunch on the run, drop in here for locally baked pies and sausage rolls (or try a Welsh Oggie – a meat, potato and onion pasty), Welsh ales and ice cream. The building was once the arc…