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Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms

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Y Llech, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2YL, Wales
Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group enjoying the significant challenges of Royal St David's Golf Club (which is about half a mile away) and the following morning at Porthmadog Golf Club. We needed somewhere to stay and were recommended to Castle Cottage. We could not have found a more welcoming and comfortable place, just perfect for our needs. The rooms were well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights over Whitsun bank holiday. The room was spacious, comfortable and finished to a high standard. We received a warm welcome and very friendly hospitality throughout our visit. Pre dinner drinks with a panoramic view over the Snowdon range were a stunning surprise. Dinner was superb, a highlight meal of 2015. Breakfast included unrivalled home made muesli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Glyn and Jackie and their staff made me feel very welcome at Castle Cottage. My room was lovely - spacious, modern and very well maintained. Given that the hotel building is really old, 1500's, the whole hotel and restaurant are well designed, with all modern facilities. The food on both nights was lovely; tonight's rib-eye steak was cooked to perfection... More 

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121 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We have been to Castle Cottage a few times since our last review. Trip Advisor doesn't allow us to keep going on about the same place, and we do have other hotels and restaurants to review. But to keep to the point with Castle Cottage... It has yet again been included in the Good Food Guide (2015) and we can... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi TravellingFrogs! Well!, once again you have delivered with another stonking review. It is our 24th consecutive year in the GFG - no mean feat!. We try to deliver on the complete package, food, wines, service, accommodation and atmosphere - so its great to read that we push all your buttons! looking forward to serving you both again soon More 

Penrhyndeudraeth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Went to visit Glyn and Jackie at Castle Cottage again last night. What a treat!! We love coming here. The food is out of this world and the service is always friendly and helpful. My husband always loves the fish dishes and i usually have an amazing steak. Last night i went for the rack of lamb and i wasn't... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi mrswilliams2b! Thank you for your cracking review of us. Thanks for the great comment re the food, delighted that you enjoyed the rack of lamb ( all our meat is local/Welsh). You are both always a pleasure to serve, and we are looking forward to your next visit. More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed over the May Bank Holiday weekend in room 7 which was an executive family sized room. I booked last minute using their website. Harlech itself is a small Welsh village on the coast and is fairly easy to get to. Its main attraction is the 13th centuary castle ruin and also the big beach. There are a few... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi Owen S Thank you for your very comprehensive review of castle cottage, Harlech and the area. We are not that hard to find - we are very near the castle ( been there since the 1200's and castle cottage since 1585!) The Nat park will not allow us any extra signage on the high street as we are in... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Just returned from another excellent stay at Castle Cottage. We have been coming to this small and well run restaurant with rooms for many years and our recent visit was better than ever. My wife and I love our food and if you enjoy quality meals then you can't go wrong. We both enjoyed one of the best fillet steaks... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi dictionary51 What a wonderful review of castle cottage. We are delighted that you and yours enjoyed our food and wines once again. We have been running castle cottage for 26 years and been in the Good Food Guide every year for the last 24years so we appreciate of your remark of being consistent. I will convey your remarks re... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We dined here on a busy Saturday night - the restaurant was full, and we took their last booking. Initially we were seated in the bar and provided with some canapés. These really were delicious and really made us look forward to our meal. We went for the 3 courses for £40 option - so on the breakdown of starter... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi Joey G Not really a great review!!, In your breakdown of our prices you forgot to factor in the canapés, the home made bread, Welsh organic butter and the option of extra veg or salad if you wanted it - so the £40 (Including 20% of VAT tax) has to stretch further than the 3 courses. Re the 'gravy'... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Last dined here 16 years ago,...and bought an original painting. this place was fabulous then so this time decided to stay. Wow! stayed in room 4 Beaumaris, as you would expect of a quality establishment no disapointments. Evening meal ...... Well this is of Michelin standard! Glyn and Jacqueline are fabulous and helped me purchase a second work from the... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi Matt G Thank you for your great review, Great to see you both after so long. Thank you for your comment re the food and wines. Glad we could help with the painting you bought. Looking forward to serving you both again soon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We (2 of us) were looking for a place to eat on a Sunday evening (following the Harlech Triathlon!) and decided to book this restaurant although the cost for 2 courses was more than we had planned to spend. We decided to get one starter between us, one pudding to share and each a main meal. We made the correct... More 

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owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Hi Ajay474 Thank you for your wonderful write up of us. Glad you were hungry after doing the Harlech Triathlon! Its great to read that you enjoyed your meal with us and appreciated all the hard work that goes into provide a dinner. Looking forward to serving you both again soon More 

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