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Moorings Bistro

4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales
+44 1766 513500
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab linguine” (17 reviews)
“welsh beef” (13 reviews)
“tagine” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Welsh, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called in for lunch without booking, we got a table on the terrace, we were served by friendly and efficient staff, I bad good local beer and mussels which was good. My wife had seafood terrible which was also good. A lovely lunch, great...More

Thank JGClyne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here five or six times now and the standards remain excellent. We've always managed to get a seat on the terrace and since we are good weather walkers the outlook from there has always been superb. Blankets are provided for when it is a...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for dinner on a Friday night as it was bank holiday weekend. The Moorings is beautiful, lovely food , location perfect , our waitress , a Scottish lady was so attentive and made the evening even more perfect. I tried sea bass for...More

Thank wendy r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here today a grey Tuesday in May. The staff could not have been better and the food is great tasty and plentiful. Nice local ingredients and local beer and cider. A lovely surprise and well priced. A great find and make sure...More

1  Thank guy286
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found by chance and stopped for coffee. Young lady serving was very friendly and polite, we called back the next day, beautiful coffee :)

1  Thank Carol R
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This gorgeous bistro has efficient very friendly and helpful staff, serving stunning meals. My husband and I chose the roast beef which was absolutely wonderful not to mention huge! Our two sons had fish of the day and homemade meatballs and tagliatelle which they both...More

1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We booked for the dinner and have the best one while wandering Wales. Our sea bass with crab cream was fantastic.

1  Thank d16851
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Called for lunch today, got fantastic seats outside facing the bay, throws were provided to keep off the chill. Husband ordered fish cakes off the specials menu, which were okay, however my mains of mussels at £14.95 were disgusting. They were served in a cream...More

Thank Tracey2203
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited regularly over past few years. Always a welcome from staff. A small space which was busy at lunchtime so noise levels from other guests was a little high. But good that they were having such a great time. We had a very...More

Thank Nonn W
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were out walking and decided to pop in for lunch as it was such a beautiful day. We needed a table outside as we had our dog with us. The most fantastic setting overlooking the beautiful coast line in Borth y...More

Thank 2014venu
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Questions & Answers
12 March 2018|
Response from Gautier M | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed only on the terrace.
5 July 2017|
Response from Gautier M | Property representative |
Hello Marilyn, Unfortunately we haven't got any wheelchair access or toilet. Kind regards, Moorings Bistro
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mick P | Reviewed this property |
I think you are completely wrong about the Moorings. Are you sure you've ever been ? It's a great place, and the team there are lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales (Formerly Moorings bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Borth-y-Gest
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 513500
Overlooking the beautiful and tranquil bay of Borth-y-Gest, the Mooring's Bistro team welcomes you in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Offering an inventive menu, prepared with the freshest local ingredients available, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition to the cosy fireplace inside, our heated terrace allows you to make the most of the stunning views, even in the winter. . Please check opening hours. Bookings recommended but not necessary. Lunch served from 11 am to 2pm. Dinner from 5.30 pm to 9pm. Breakfast 9.30 am to 11 am week-ends only
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