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Caban Cafe

) #20 of 75 Restaurants in Caernarfon $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Caernarfon LL55 3NR, Wales
+44 1286 685500
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (22 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“pitta” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Caernarfon LL55 3NR, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our walks leader knew about this café, otherwise we might have missed it. It is situated at the back of the local information centre. It was a nice day, and we were able to sit out at the back on a platformed area overlooking woods....More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather hidden gem for Llanberis area. Ideal if you are walking the entire Padarn Lake and want a fab foody stop. Highly recommended, really wholesome food

Thank awane68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice building, lovely views over the gardens. Very clean and tidy. Good food but limited menu. Service was friendly but took aaaaaaaages to serve me my poached eggs and avocado on toast 🤦🏻‍♂️

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for our breakfast one morning whilst staying in the village. We both had the American pancakes with bacon and syrup. Lovely and the serving size was just right! Lovely selection of teas and coffee and the service was good. Would happily go back if...More

1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is consistently good for lunch, with a lovely view over a garden complete with birds and squirrels sometimes. Lots of choice on the menu, and generally good service.

1  Thank JellyBaby24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regular visitor to North Wales, tend to camp and breakfast is either camp stove or a greasy establishment on Llanberis High Street..Well, when my camp stove ran out of gas on Tuesday morning, it could not have worked out better!!..Drove the short distance to this...More

1  Thank mazzaleeds
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We have eaten here several times when we are in this area, for a number of reasons, Our first experience was with our daughter , who is vegan, and she is particularly fussy when it comes to eating out, examining every ingredient and finding out...More

3  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

on the way to Llanberis, so stopped off here by chance for the first time. I had a veggie sausage bap and tea. both arrived quickly, and I was pleasantly surprised when the veggie sausage tasted like sausage. staff very friendly. now I know its...More

Thank GWW_12
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We walked in with great expectations for a hearty breakfast full of gluten free options. We were met with a small shop offering lots of gluten free items to purchase so we're excited to see the menu. Sadly the cafe didn't have gluten free bread,...More

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Really good cafe, excellent snacks etc. Soup was home made and very tasty, the cakes they had on the day we went were great.

Thank PandC A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Caernarfon LL55 3NR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 685500
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Caban Café serves a fantastic and varied menu 9am-4pm seven days a week. Yashka and her team create daily specials, based on a healthy mix of organic products, the best from our local suppliers and fruit & vegetables from our on-site kitchen garden. This dedication to freshly prepared, healthy food, has resulted in an enviable reputation amongst locals and visitors alike. People like the coffee too!
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