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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)
“tagine” (8 reviews)
“welsh beef” (13 reviews)
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 3 days ago

We went back again to this small waters edge restaurant near Porthmadog. The food is imaginative, well cooked and beautifully presented. The staff are friendly and helpful. Particularly recommended are the lamb tajine served in a traditional tajine pot, and the confit duck which was...More

Thank tony777_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our meal here. Superb location, great service and the food was absolutely delicious. Well off the beaten track but worth a detour to eat here.

Thank DBPinAG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for some lunch after going to the beach. It was nice, enjoyed our meals & puddings! The menu was a bit limited at lunchtime but the staff were friendly. We had our dogs with us & so sat on the terrace.

Thank Coralie d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried Moorings Bistro on our first night in the area having arrived around teatime. Parking was easy on the street outside meaning we didn't need the car park nearby. As it was around 7pm in October we left our dog behind rather than sit outside...More

Thank trevor L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got in last Saturday night due to a welcome cancellation. The staff were helpful and the food was outstanding. I had the crab linguine and it was creamy smooth with a tang from the chilli. I thought at first it was too much but,...More

Thank 917lizziev
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here before, this time while dining i had the vegetable soup which was awful, it tasted sour. I didn't eat it and gave my feedback to the waitress. Then looking at the bill when we got home we had been charged for...More

2  Thank wendi a
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Came across the Moorings by accident so hadn't booked, but although the restaurant looked full we were welcomed and shown to the last available table. The menu was varied, with lots of specials on the board. We both had the chicken and seafood paella which...More

Thank colinsreynolds
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We decided to go to this Cafe as we had been told by friends to visit if we were in the area. We were not disappointed, we had coffee and cake on our first visit and returned later in the week for lunch, the beef...More

Thank Derbyborn
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visited recently with friends, excellent food and service was great. Really attentive staff and nothing was too much trouble for them. A must if ever in Borth y Gest.

1  Thank Lois A
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visited porthmadog for a couple of days and moorings was highly recommended to us....I'm so grateful for the recommendation as I had the most wonderful experience...very welcoming, staff were very helpful, knowledgeable and couldn't do enough for us, I will definitely be returning here thank...More

Thank Ceri J
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Questions & Answers
12 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 850gautierm | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed only on the terrace.
5 July 2017|
Response from 850gautierm | 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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