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Gannets Bistro

7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
01970 617164
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Ranked #12 of 130 Restaurants in Aberystwyth
Cuisines: British
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Bridgend,UK
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is stuck in a time warp but the home cooked food, warm welcome and value make up for that.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

My father died last year. A great man. The moment I miss him most is arriving home on Christmas Day. The door opening revealing his smiling face, extended hand and the waft of my mum's turkey was always the best moment of the year; a stamp that said all was well with the world. Walking into Gannets is like that.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

we have been visiting gannets for 30 years now and sadly less often now as we live in Canada- but as usual it was a wonderful experience- very welcoming with excellent food and good service - the restaurant was full on Saturday evening so be sure to book - thank you for being consistently a lovely evening out

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Birmingham Uk
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Most of the menu here is a throw back to the 70s for example you can get baked rice pudding for pud. Having said that I had skate wing for my main which I have never had before and the owner offered to cook me something else if I didnt like it. But I did. it was pure unspoiled fish... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A small family run restaurant, cosy, friendly, very good value for money, excellent choices on the menu and the food was traditional and good. Four of us went on a Saturday night, we had reserved a table which was kept for us even though we were late. The staff were friendly and we all enjoyed our meals. Will go again... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Where do I start? A warm welcome, Welsh-speaking staff, excellent value for money and the perfect to place to take friends or family. There's a reason why this place has been open for 33 years. PS. We love you Dilys!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The owners and restaurant itself are nice enough but unfortunately the menu and food leave a lot to be desired. The "crab salad" arrived and was actually a mixture of crab, mackerel and anchovies (not mentioned in the menu and my partner detests anchovies) The steaks we ordered were poor and in my case inedible due to the sheer amount... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Gannets is great! "Throwback to the Seventies" from a previous review is a very good summary, and this is the Seventies as you'd want it to be remembered. Personal and caring service with food like good home cooking. Above all, remarkable prices: 7 lunches, main course only, £35. This is 2/3 of what I would have expected, or less. Gannets... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The menu is pure 1970s: minestrone soup, prawn cocktail, sirloin steak, Boeuf Bourguignon, mushroom stroganoff. But it's quality food, well cooked and an absolute bargain.

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Usk, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This easily has to be one of the best, if not the best restaurants in Aberystwyth. We stumbled across it 10 years ago and have been going back ever since. The food is really first class, the service excellent and restaurant was alive with locals and visitors Aberystwyth. Either way we keep coming back and I hope long may we... More 

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Address: 7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
Phone Number: 01970 617164
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
Cuisine: British

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