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“Distinctly Bohemian”
Review of The Big Rock Cafe

The Big Rock Cafe
Ranked #5 of 68 Restaurants in Porthmadog
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place almost has a DIY feel about it. Nice breakfast and good coffee but the strangest of atmospheres. Most bizarre was a piece of paper with "Righteousness" written in large letters stuck to the underside of the roof light.

The whole place had the feeling of some hippy commune, don't really think it's my kind of place. Each to there own I suppose! The bread in the bakers at the front did look good though....

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Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe, food was great and cosy atmosphere, dog friendly, nothing was too much trouble for friendly staff.

Thank brookebarnes11
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Passing through Porthmadog, we saw this place from the road and weren't disappointed we stopped to try it. Very quirky, relaxing atmosphere with books, newspapers, sofas and even a log burner. All the food looked delicious and so well presented that it was difficult to decide what to choose. We shared the potato hash and welsh rarebit with a mocha and cappuccino. Everything was well cooked, good quality and delicious and portions were very generous! There's plenty of seating, all comfy and the building is lovely. We thought to buy some snacks for our journey home on the way out as were so impressed but the queue was so long, decided against!! Such a long queue can only be a good sign :) Ever so slightly pricey but to be expected somewhere with so many seasonal visitors - we will definitely be back here!

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Thank StaringAtRocks
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Went for breakfast while staying in Wales for a couple of days. Staff didn't appear helpful. Egg served under done. Rest.okay. Loud lady with bad loud language and loud mobile on very distracting. Unsure if she was a relative but Maddie want to leave.

Thank Jan V
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow what awesome smells, greats you as you walk through the door.

Wonderful homemade food on display in the window.

There are two further rooms to sit and enjoy through the main shop. If you have your four pawed best friend with you just ask if they can join you.

I had the most awesome decaf skinny latte. I can’t remember the little ‘pasty’ type bacon, leak and cheese potato bread roll proper name, But is was filing and very very tasty.

Great place to meet friends and have a natter.

Will visit again.

Thank SamsinglLead
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