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The Carlton Restaurant

32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
+44 1970 612314
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Ranked #17 of 130 Restaurants in Aberystwyth
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Healthy, Café, Welsh
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Carlton Restaurant has been under new management since its opening on 3rd July 2013. Owned and run by former chef and owner of the popular Corner's Restaurant on Chalybeate Street (who have also welcomed famous Welsh celebrities in the past such as Tom Jones and Cerys Matthews from Catatonia), Toni and her partner, Gaffari, would like to welcome everyone! The Carlton Restaurant is centrally located in the main town centre of Aberystwyth and boasts an elevated position (above Superdrug) overlooking the main street. Locally-sourced and fresh ingredients and home-cooked with great care and attention to customers' health and well-being are at the forefront of The Carlton's aims. Customers can enjoy delicious and healthy drinks knowing that every beverage consumed helps to support producers in developing countries. Diners with a sweet-tooth can also try Toni's locally-famous home-made cakes and various desserts - her Lemon Meringue is a particular favourite amongst customers! The Carlton Restaurant also caters for specialised dining so customers with food allergies and intolerances can also enjoy The Carlton's food without worrying - simply mention your requirements to the staff. The Carlton Restaurant is also a popular venue for groups. Large groups (10+) are welcome to exclusively book The Carlton Restaurant on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights. With customers' choices and satisfaction in mind, Toni and Gaff can also custom-make menus. A large selection of wines, beers and cocktails are also available (either during the day or in the evening!).
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English first
Wales, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We used to eat here quite often, the food is ok and the service is good, not a lot of waiting around even when they are full.we have now found Nicks restaurant and for the same price bracket the food there is amazing .

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Very good food at standard prices.Excellent breakfast,cleanly presented with fair portions,friendly staff and nice environment.The extended opening times are a bonus.Recomended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a brilliant evening at the carlton, a party of 5 kids 10 adults 1 of which is allergic to pretty much everything!! We were all well taken care of, the food was delicious, on time and piping hot. All the staff were excellent, helpful and very polite. I would definitely recommend the carlton and will no doubt be... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Brilliant Breakfast..Lovely Staff and Good Chief..Coming back and always will. Fully recommend this to anyone...Thanks again Toni and Gaff..It made my day so so much.X

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Service was great very pleasant staff and steak and ale pie amazing :D yum will be going next year again!

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We arrived in Aberystwyth just after 5 p.m. and 3 other little bistros on the way were already closed. We were told that The Carlton Restaurant above the chemist will be open. My partner had a honey roasted ham in parsley sauce and I had a roast beetroot and Welsh cheese quiche. Both dishes were an absolute treat! Mine must... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Excellent Hospitality and Good Value food along with Excellent service .This place has a very friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy a top quality meal at a good price. it is ideal place to meet friends at the end of a day or for lunch and the staff always offer a warm welcome to everyone.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This would have to be the most expensive breakfast and worst coffee I have had since being in the UK

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TheCarltonRestaurant, Owner at The Carlton Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Christopher G, Thank you for your comments. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We pride ourselves on our breakfasts, the ingredients of which are sourced locally to offer support to local producers and businesses alike, as well as providing our customers the best. We always ensure that our customers are provided... More 

Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Back in Aber after 10 plus years for a reunion, I don't think this place was here? Anyway, we had brunch and it was perfect. A few fussy friends with me too who got exactly what they asked for despite the many instructions :) Big portions, tasty and friendly staff...plus great for people watching if you get a window seat... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Even local people often overlook this friendly establishment in the centre of town. Yet it offers good quality food at very reasonable prices, including a choice of excellent vegetarian dishes (which is a massive plus for me at least). The staff are very helpful and cheerful, and they really helped me out when another local restaurant cancelled at the last... More 

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Additional Information about The Carlton Restaurant

Address: 32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1970 612314
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Healthy, Café, Welsh

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