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Lakeside Cafe

Tan y Grisiau, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3TP, Wales
+44 1766 830950
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Tan y Grisiau, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3TP, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic dog friendly cafe you absolutely have to visit if you’re in the Tanygrisiau area. Lovely staff, great customer service, excellent breakfast including very tasty vegetarian options, overlooks the beautiful Tanygrisiau Reservoir, four leggeds welcome in a specific section and can even have their own...More

1  Thank Relax32526548973
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing lasagne and chips and mum had ham and cheese baguette with chips , had a nice lake side view . Going to have chocolate fudge cake next time

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for sausage sandwich after walking the lake. Plenty of parking, not much to look at from outside and outdoor area over the car park. Lovely spot though. Great sandwiches and hot chocolate . Popular spot for locals . Upgrade the outdoor area and...More

Thank Lisa019
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place with an amazing backdrop. The breakfast was enormous and delicious would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch having read good reviews. Had lovely leek and ham pie, salad and chips. Nice to find a cafe where the dog was welcome. Will def visit again when in the area.

1  Thank susiej17
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Found this place by chance, lovely setting on the lake and perfect for starting/ending a bracing walk in the mountains. Parking outside, portaloos outside for walkers/cyclists etc, loo's inside for diners. We stopped for breakfast, good choice of cooked food from beans & cheese on...More

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely welcoming cafe. Went there for a late lunch after a long walk up the mountain. Staff are friendly, service good and food delicious. Loved talking to the twins.

1  Thank 275Marian
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A really nice locally run cafe to visit after a long walk. Food was delicious and service was great. Will definitely visit again.

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Lakeside Cafe made our family very welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch and look forward to coming again! Two of our family are vegetarian and two others were wanting low fat meals, and we all found good options on the menu. The staff made...More

1  Thank _ruthandmartin2014
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Food was good & the portions were big. The view of the lake was nice and the ambience of the cafe was nice, even though it was at max capacity!

1  Thank Tanesha P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tan y Grisiau, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3TP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 830950
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Set at the foot of the Moelwyn mountain range, Lakeside cafe is the perfect place for hikers, climbers and bikers. Serving a range of hot and cold sandwiches and baguettes as well as a wide selection of specials and homemade meals, the cafe is most famous for its all day breakfast, which is often dubbed the best in north Wales!Lakeside is also famous for its monthly Greek buffets and theme nights.
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