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The Straits Restaurant

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Dale Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5AW, Wales
+44 1248 716377
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Have visited The Straits about 5 times over the last 7 months and every time the foods has been wonderful. There is a good varied menu to suit everyone and the food itself is of a lovely quality and presented well. The nice thing is having a fresh roll and a bottle of water on the table just after arriving... More 

2 Thank sue796
North Wales, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Six of us came here after work on Friday. We were early enough to get the meal deal and half did, half went for a la carte. The food is consistently excellent- probably best in Menai Bridge. Staff are friendly though service is a little slow sometimes. Scallop and black pudding starter is fabulous. The meal deal Coley was really... More 

3 Thank Gastronome P
Holyhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My wife booked a table on spec as my mother was up visiting us for the weekend. No idea what to expect apart from choice from a fixed price menu, or a la carte. We opted for an early sitting on Saturday and the fixed price. Parking, just across the road, was very easy, and on arrival there were only... More 

5 Thank Michael M
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We arrived on Mothers’ day to a cold restaurant upstairs. One air-conditioning system for the top floor, especially in winter is totally inadequate and it’s unfortunate that it didn’t seem like it had been on for long when we arrived. We we’re chilly throughout the meal. This is a basic bistro, no tablecloths nor place mats / drinks mats on... More 

3 Thank HolidayBreakCustomer
Gaerwen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Went to the Straits restaurant for a belated Valentines meal (due to work commitments, I didn't forget valentines lol) and it was lovely. I was instantly impressed when I saw the set menu was £19.95 for 3 courses. The curried Butternut Squash soup was really tasty. Then I had the Pork Belly for main course which was cooked to perfection.... More 

3 Thank AshleyDacre74
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect as Dylan's is always the place you hear about in MB but the food and service were both excellent. We had the fixed menu for our anniversary and it was delicious - 2 amazing courses for around £15 and a well priced bottle of wine to go with it. Couldn't recommend more, excellent service too!... More 

5 Thank rhiannon1992
North Wales, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I am a big fan of the starters at the Straits. (That's not to say that I don't appreciate the mains, I just prefer lots of variety and small tastes!) So I tend to order two or three starters for a meal here. The scallops and black pudding are heavenly - wonderful combination of flavours. Also the pork cheek -... More 

3 Thank Gastronome P
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were a group of 18 and having pre-ordered our choices, the meals arrived promptly and were excellent. The staff were attentive and courteous and the whole experience was most enjoyable.

2 Thank Sionwil
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had a fabulous evening with wonderful fresh food. Service was excellent with very friendly helpful staff nothing was too much trouble. We chose from the menu and specials of the day it was all stunning food. We highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

2 Thank Pennym56
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Wonderful meal for group of 6. Beautiful food served by very friendly and efficient staff. Very pleasant atmosphere with no intrusive background music. We will definitely be back.

2 Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Welsh, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dale Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5AW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Menai Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1248 716377

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