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The Gatehouse

Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
+44 1554 891278
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (27 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here, twice during our stay near Kidwelly, lovely quaint tea room, not expensive, sat outside, lovely weather, totally recommend

Thank 888Pickles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a cuppa whilst out cycling and local resident sent us here. What a gem. Could leave bikes safely off road. Food and drinks very fresh and tasty. Few seats outside if a nice day. Definitely recommend.

Thank Yellowcaat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at this cafe after visiting the Castle. The food we had was excellent and really reasonably priced. We thought the atmosphere and layout were really nice. It was very clean had nice tables and chairs and most importantly the staff were friendly...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A tiny characterful little restaurant by the gate to Kidwelly old town. It has two small rooms with half a dozen tables in one room and two tables in the other. The main room has a plethora of paintings on the wall, many for sale....More

Thank WelshDisabled
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly with good food. This is our third visit and everything was as good as before. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Traditional coffee house, at least while I was there. Daughter ordered two cups of coffee, which proved somewhat more than the waitress could process, but then who could blame her, neither could I...

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My friend and I have just been in the Gatehouse to have a piece of Passion cake and Mango cheesecake ,it was moist and delicious ,would definitely recommend to others and we will be going back again . Across the road you can park your...More

Thank Jackie Meek M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Stopped for an early lunch in the sun. Staff were very accommodating as I ordered chilli without rice or jacket and they gave me extra salad instead. Chilli was lovely, salad was fresh and coleslaw homemade. They also topped up my pot of tea and...More

Thank Solmum1964
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat, while out for a walk with the wife and our dog. Sat outside in the sun. Lovely Paninis. Very welcoming service. Thank you to the staff. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Skippy28
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Recently moved to Kidwelly, got this a tip of my neighbors. Today had time to test it and to take out my girlfriend for breakfast. People which ordered at same time or later, did leave after having breakfast where we was still waiting. Not the...More

Thank Michael B
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Thomas D | Reviewed this property |
Did not consider it as the weather was not sitting out weather. I cannot confirm whether it has that facility. The eating area is not big but they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Kidwelly
  • Phone Number: +44 1554 891278
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