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Inigo Jones Slate Works

Y Groeslon, Caernarfon LL54 7UE, Wales
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Disgusting

Called at the cafe last Thursday with my husband for breakfast, well I've never tasted anything... read more

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anwengoodwin2
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Llangefni, United Kingdom
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We arrived on a rainy day and were unable to do the tour so we toured the gift shop instead. It had... read more

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Sissy2807
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United States
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Inigo Jones Slate Works produces a wide range of products from 500 million year old natural Welsh slate. These products are available at our Showroom, located in Groeslon, North Wales. As well as our Showroom, there is also a popular Workshop audio-tour for all the family to enjoy geological, historical, calligraphy and letter cutting exhibitions, and children can also compete in our quiz to win a slate prize. There is also a Welsh Rock Cafe which offers snacks and drinks to our customers. Come and have a look!
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  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“for sale” (8 reviews)
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Y Groeslon, Caernarfon LL54 7UE, Wales
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"self guided tour"
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"for sale"
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"informative visit"
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"behind the counter"
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"blast from the past"
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"health and safety"
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"lovely things"
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"common sense"
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"free car park"
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"staff were helpful"
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"would recommend a visit"
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Reviewed today

Called at the cafe last Thursday with my husband for breakfast, well I've never tasted anything like it in all my life. Bacon, sausage, 1/2 black pudding, mushroom and hash brown were all deep fat fried. The plate was awash with cooking oil. I managed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a rainy day and were unable to do the tour so we toured the gift shop instead. It had a wonderful variety of items. Prices were decent, staff was kind.

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry you did not take tour as this is ideal on a rainy day as mostly under cover. Glad you were happy with prices and staff

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off at the Inigo Jones Slate Works shop on the way to Caernarfon, as we wanted to buy a couple of slate coffee coasters and a Welsh Dragon. Very interesting Slate Shop & Workshop with very helpful staff who kept our kids entertained...More

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted you enjoyed your visit and many thanks for coming

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't do the tour done similar in the lakes. The shop was amazing, bought some placemats and coasters, also 2 Macintosh style mirrors. T he guy behind the counter was very helpful and even carried our purchases to the .ca .

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you liked our slate products and many thanks for coming

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were a little concerned as their Food Hygiene star rating was nowhere to be seen. Very welcoming staff member and the food was prepared to order. A choice of bread would have been nice. However the toastie was quite nice with fresh salad garnish.

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for your comments which are noted. The food hygeine star rating is 5 and is clearly displayed as per legal requirement

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our son had visited here before and told us that we would be able to purchase our house number in slate,which we did and are very pleased with it. Lots of good items in the shop too. Please do not go to the cafe outside...More

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Delighted that you were pleased with slate house number plate but sorry you were not happy with our cafe which we will investigate.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Loved this place, the lady in the shop was lovely and couldn't have been more welcoming, very educational and you get to have a go at writing on slate, the dog was allowed in too which was fab

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thanks for taking the trouble to review us and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We saw this in a pamphlet and decided to go see. I found it rather expensive and that put me off seeing the work rooms. However, the cafe there was excellent.

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thanks for your review and sorry you thought our products were expensive but pleased that you enjoyed the cafe

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Visited first thing on a Sunday morning, site was spotless, easy parking, shop was excellent- loads of slate products at low prices, yard was full of larger slate products, all superb. Cafe was excellent, all staff were helpful. Clean toilets. I wish all tourist destinations...More

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Many thanks for your kind words which we really appreciated

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It was a very wet August morning when we visited the slate works. The children were fascinated from the outset at all the lovely things in the shop and then the piles of discarded slate around the yard really caught their imaginations. The audio tour...More

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SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Really pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit and many thanks for coming

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