Snowdonia National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri) restaurants

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 Pub Food in Llanberis

Gallt-y-Glyn

Sure, it serves pasta, pies, burgers and salads, too, but almost everyone comes for the pizza and the free-pint-with-every-main deal. Simply tick what you want on the paper menu and hand it over at the bar. You'll f…
Top Choice Welsh in Betws-y-Coed

Bistro Betws-y-Coed

Perhaps the best place to eat in town, Bistro Betws offers some interesting adaptations of national staples, such as haddock with Welsh-rarebit crumb. Watch out for possible shot pellets in the sautéed breast of wil…
European in Dolgellau

Mawddach Restaurant

Occupying a smartly renovated former barn with views of Cader Idris and the estuary, Mawddach sits 2 miles west of Dolgellau on the A496. Tasteful slate floors and leather seats are matched by excellent food: poache…
Cafe in Dolgellau

TH Roberts

Occupying a Grade II–listed building fitted with its original counter, glass cabinets and wooden drawers, this charismatic cafe still looks a lot like the ironmonger's it once was. The coffee and tea are proudly the…
Cafe in Llanberis

Pete's Eats

Pete's Eats is a local institution – a busy, primary-coloured cafe where hikers and climbers swap tips over monster breakfasts and under photos of their knee-trembling forebears. There's bunkhouse accommodation upst…
Bistro in Tywyn

Salt Marsh Kitchen

Bare timber and blue paint give this ambitious little bistro an appropriately maritime feel, given the good things it does to fish. Inspiration is drawn from around the globe, with dishes such as crisp bream with sc…
Pub Food in Bala (Y Bala)

Eagles Inn (Tafarn Yr Eryrod)

In Llanuwchllyn, the village at the other end of the lake from Bala, this handsome stone pub is known for its Welsh-speaking regulars and great food. Most of the vegetables and some of the meat comes from the family…
Cafe in Beddgelert

Hebog

At the swankier end of Beddgelert's dining options, Hebog is an upmarket cafe serving the likes of braised Welsh beef in red-wine sauce and homemade spinach-and-ricotta tortellini with red-pepper pesto. A scenic sum…