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Sosban and The Old Butchers Restaurant

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Trinity House 1 High Street | 1 High Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5EE, Wales
01248 208131
19:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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North Wales, UK
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had our second evening at this cosy restaurant. We didn't expect it to meet up to our expectations following our initial visit last year. What a delicious surprise, it surpassed our previous visit. Fine dining indeed. We were brought 10 different items to our table. The duck in the sweet licorice tasting glaze was an absolute... More 

Thank Carolyn19622013
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Having read all the rave reviews of this restaurant we booked well in advance and waited with great anticipation. It was everything we expected with 7 very different courses all nicely explained and beautifully presented. Though there was no choice in the food served we had informed the restaurant that one of us had some dietary requirements and these were... More 

Thank peterbain
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch with family. Had five courses plus two amuse Bouches, and a couple of bottles of very reasonably priced white wine. All in around £180, which I reckon is one of the bargains of the decade. Brilliant chef and charming front of house. It's very hard to get a table but absolutely worth trying again and again.

2 Thank minclem
Powys, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Well what a fabulous meal!!! The food was outstanding. The fusion of flavours were mouth watering, I especially loved the taste and the presentation of the smoked beetroot and raspberries with pistachio nuts. If you love fine dining on a small intimate scale then this restaurant is a must. Beautiful food and top class front of house.

2 Thank bwill3
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

A fantastic tasting menu. Not only the quality of the food but the way it was presented was quirky and very well done. This is surely heading for Angleseys first Michelin star.

3 Thank TopdocGlasgow
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The whole Sosban experience was brilliant and amazing. Faultless delicious food that both inspires and satisfies the soul. The love of the ingredients was seen from the kitchen to the delivery of the plate to table. I cannot wait to go again. Anglesey is very lucky !

3 Thank James A
Llanfaethlu, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We were so blown away by the quality of the dinner at Sosban. The six courses were unbelievably good and very unusual. The matched wines were equally good. Bethan, the host, was attentive and helpful Already booked again!

3 Thank Copperbottom27
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

It’s good that at the booking stage there is an opportunity to identify food allergies so you can be secure in the knowledge that nothing will be presented which will cause a problem. Part of the pleasure here is not knowing in advance what the menu will be, so there is an element of excitement as each course is brought... More 

4 Thank Elias52
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Amazing evening at this fabulous restaurant. Lovely food, beautifully presented - tasted fantastic. Service was brilliant with each course fully explained. Definitely worth a visit and we have already booked to go back!

Thank debbiecrouch
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132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I don't know what to say that others haven't already said other than this was probably one of the best meals we have ever eaten. Bethan was a wonderful host explaining the dishes to us and each course was a delight and wonderful tasteful experience. We have tried to book Sosban on several occasions and finally secured a booking to... More 

2 Thank Phaze1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity House 1 High Street | 1 High Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5EE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Menai Bridge
  • Phone Number: 01248 208131

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