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Palas Caffi

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Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 1RR, Wales (Formerly Palace Cafe)
+44 1286 673901
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here while on holiday in Wales. First impressions were good with a huge selection of ice cream flavours on the menu. However, not all of the flavours are available everyday which was disappointing. The rest of the cafe is very good with nice food and kind waitresses. Would recommend visiting.

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Thank Jacob S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious ice cream, very friendly service, reasonable prices, generous portions and a stone's-throw from the castle. What more needs to be said?! Between the three of us we had mint chocolate, mango and passion fruit, Jaffa cake and chocolate flavours. All were top quality and highly recommend!

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Thank padsbrother
North Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hidden gem must be visited. Service was outstanding and there are numerous flavours to chose from. There is internal and external seats to sit and enjoy but we just strolled accross to the castle and ate it there. Prices are slighlt high but they are delicious. Deffinetly a worthy treat.

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Thank Edwards1992
Arvada, Colorado
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream here is some of the best I have ever had. The strawberry ice cream was smooth and very creamy. High recommend if you are ever in the area.

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Thank jhearne
Cheshire, England
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

So was having a week away in Anglesey in half term and visited Caernarfon castle so afterwards we wanted ice cream and we noticed this quaint little shop well wasn't disappointed such a lovely place lovely staff lots of choice and good value for money. You must try it it's lovely 💜 love the lighting too very quirky

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Thank GFORCECheshire
Watford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely ice creams, shakes, coffee and Welsh cakes. The bannoffee milkshake was particular good! A great spot for a sweet treat after looking around the castle

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great service lovely staff great bilingual skills speaking Welsh and English to customers. Lovely food and drinks good local food 💞

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Quick drop in before a meeting for a cuppa & a cream tea. Very nice, even packed the fruit cake for me to eat later. Immaculately clean & friendly staff. Great selection of home made ice creams, will try them the next time!

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Thank tr7v8
Preston, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

After visiting the castle we stopped after seeing the ice cream shop. I decided on a mango and passion fruit ice cream that was creamy and delicious. My husband had a raspberry flavoured ice cream with an edible poppy. Each sale of this ice cream the shop made a donation to the poppy appeal. Definitely would go back as the... More 

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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous small ice cream cafe with very friendly staff with some of the best ice cream in the land. Tastes quality and clearly homemade. Inexpensive also. Good for families on a budget. Small seating area, busy at peak times.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Welsh, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 1RR, Wales (Formerly Palace Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 673901
Description
We are a family run friendly cafe serving hot drinks, light snacks and homemade ice cream made daily on the premises by Mr Jones, situated right opposite Caernarfon Castle entrance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?