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Dawson's Bar & Restaurant

Castle Hotel High Street | High Street, Conwy LL32 8DB, Wales
+44 1492 582800
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“welsh lamb” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Welsh, British, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Castle Hotel High Street | High Street, Conwy LL32 8DB, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice spanish restaurant with decent food and tapas. a great place for friends to chill and hang out.

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Thank carolppp
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They provide a delicious food, perfect service, and comfortable environment. I will reserve this restaurant when I celebrate New Year Eve.

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Thank 458_x_e
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fantastic review!!! We all hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed our food in Dawson’s restaurant,I had the Super Salad and found it to be very Good with really fresh ingredients,I added the chicken which was cooked just right.followed by ice cream which was delicious.The staff are professional and really helpful .In...More

Thank jammiles
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It’s great to read that our team continue to impress and we all look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit!

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I left Dawson's Bar (inside the Castle Hotel) feeling hungry and disappointed. I had ordered the Super Salad and, as it cost £16, I expected a very substantial, tasty salad with lots of interesting ingredients. The plate was big but it consisted mainly of mixed...More

1  Thank JustinD275
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I’m very sorry to read this review and as you quite rightly point out, very out of the usual for us! I can only apologise that we appear to have let ourselves down. We love all feedback as we need to it remind us when...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Had 2 meals here last week whilst staying nearby. Dropped in unannounced on both occasions and despite it being busy we were accommodated. 2 lovely meals can recommend the bistro steak and the mushroom and perl las risotto. Ate here 6 yes ago under previous...More

Thank granpuff63
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for your great review and we all look forward to welcoming you back hopefully before 6 years go by!! :-)

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Having walked around looking for somewhere to have lunch we decided to eat here. Quality of the food was excellent.Nice Pint of real ale to compliment too, Dawsons Dark.

Thank 737niger
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your great review!! We all hope to see you back very soon!

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Dawson's is the bar side of the hotel restaurant. The main courses we ate, the Conwy Valley Lamb and the Pie of the Day were good. The appetizer, scallops, were ok. The bartender walked by us a few times and we finally had to ask...More

Thank LifeisShort-SaskRCMP
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for your great review!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

The bar serves excellent gastropub selections at a cheaper price than the restaurant. The setting is very nice; service is excellent. We had the duo of lamb, Welsh rarebit, and fish pie. All were excellent. Nice choice of wine and ales also.

Thank RyanLChicago
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your great review! We all look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place because for whatever reason our Shakespeare restaurant reservation was deleted. As this one was less expensive and very delicious, we got over that disappointment. I got the fish pie with buttered vegetables and really enjoyed it. This is a great...More

Thank Luckylibrarian13
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! the team and I hope to see you back very soon!!

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a lovely meal here on the 1st night of our stay, the staff were helpful and the food was good. Definitely to be repeated in the near future.

Thank Daval13
Joe L, General Manager at Dawson's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for your great review!! we all look forward to welcoming you back very soon!!

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Nancy B
6 May 2017|
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Response from Joe L | Property representative |
Our number is 01492 582800, option 2 for Dawsons and one of our team will make your booking!
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Response from C-S-TravelersFromCA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not certain re: breakfast. We were only there for dinner.
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2 April 2015|
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Response from ReenPA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help with Sunday lunch, we were only there for Saturday evening dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 54
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Hotel High Street | High Street, Conwy LL32 8DB, Wales (Formerly Dawsons Restaurant)
    (High Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trains: There is a main rail stop in the town of Llandudno Junction (a 5 minute taxi ride away), also Conwy has its own station accessed by a fantastic Telford bridge across the Conwy estuary but this is a requested stop, and only a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Buses: Being a world heritage site Conwy is accessed regularly by all bus routes.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Conwy
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 582800
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Castle Hotel
Description
Dawson"s at the Castle Hotel Conwy offers inspired use of fantastic local produce to create our Michelin guide recommended, AA 2 rosette awarded dishes that suit all occasions, from a quick bite to eat to that special occasion dinner. With a choice of different areas, bar/lounge and dining room, the ambience and "buzz" of satisfied diners adds to the overall experience and our friendly, un-stuffy service will hope to satisfy your every need. The building dates back to the 16thC but has been transformed with the tasteful marriage of modern, sophisticated style and sympathetic renovation of period features, meaning whichever area you choose to dine in you are sure of being enveloped in over a hundred years of celebrations and good times, the intangible made real. The wine list is also worth note, with no fewer than 19 wines by the glass, from white, to red to rose and then sparkling, you are sure to find a favorite being offered! PLEASE STATE YOUR ROOM PREFERENCE WHEN BOOKING.
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