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“Cake at the Lake”
Review of Lakeside Cafe

Lakeside Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek, British
Description: 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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Description: 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.
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great range of food from all day breakfasts to delicious cakes and puds. Sit outside for a beautiful view of the lake or on less clement days inside in the warm, you might even be able to bag an armchair. Either way your dog is welcome to join you which is lovely if you've just enjoyed a walk round the lake or one of the other great walks accessible from the car park.
It's also worth keeping a look out for the speciality evenings, especially the Greek one. Tanygrisiau is a stop on the steam railway between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Portmadoc so easy enough to get to without a car too.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Was on a great motorcycle run on some great roads in snowdonia on Saturday.I was ready for a break so stopped at this cafe just outside of Blaenau Ffestiniog.what a find! The cafe was buzzing with a mix of locals and visitors,from very young to vert old.Really nice atmosphere.The cafe is set on the edge of a mountain lake,offering great views.They have outside seating,Defoe going to call in on warm summers day.They have a fairly varied cafe menu,good all day breakfast choices,gammon and chips pies etc.I chose a large breakfast at £5.50 which included a mug of coffee,really good value,and more than satisfied my appetite,Staff very efficient and friendly, did a great job because they were busy.I would recommend this as a stop for any fellow bikers taking advantage of snowdonias great biking roads.Incedently they have a large level car park would easily cater for a group of motorcyclists.Looking forward to my next visit,

Date of visit: February 2017
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Thank Angus M
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited today on a typical wet and cold Blaenau Ffestiniog day. A welcoming comment as soon as we walked in. The popular eatery was busy but not full. Couples, walkers and families obviously aware of its reputation and rightly so. The menu and variations are extensive. Made freshly, the hearty portions were piping hot and excellent value. Overlooking the power station lake the location would be pleasant on a warm dry day.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank John D
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great cafe with an extensive menu. Home cooked food. Fabulous 'Greek nights' from time to time. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank anniewales30
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

An excellent cafe for a warm drink and hot food, friendly staff and a warm welcome....can get busy in the summer and you may have to wait a while for food, but worth it....

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Jon M
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