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12 Church Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RF, Wales
+44 1286 669683
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Ranked #7 of 98 Restaurants in Caernarfon
Cuisines: Eclectic
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you are open minded and not fussy then go here! This isn't so much of a restaurant as a unique dining experience akin to going to a friends. Oren is situated in the old kitchen basement of a townhouse now b&b in the castle walls. It's accessed by French doors at front basement level into a room of 6... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Don't underestimate this restaurant which is found in the basement floor of a b&b in Caernarfon. This secluded, low-key restaurant is not one to be missed not only for it's great food but for it's relaxed atmosphere and their unique dining experience.

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north wales
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been here many times to eat and it is our favourite place to eat in Caernarfon. When we have friends or family we will always take them to Oren as Gert is the perfect host and will always accommodate us if he can. His food is always refreshingly different. We can visit every week and we will not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I didn't know what to expect when our friends said we were going out to eat in the basement of a guest house in Caernarvon. Furthermore, there would be no choice of menu and we would be eating Thai food. Our friends advised that they have been before and eaten French food which was delicious. So off we went ,... More 

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England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed in Caernarfon this weekend and following the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor, we booked a table at Oren. Booking was quick and simple through the website. The food and hospitality were top class. We wondered whether it would be strange having a meal in somebodies kitchen/dining room but Gert was such a wonderful host and... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Me and my partner went to Oren for Valentine's, I know that a Indian based menu isn't the norm for a romantic dining experience, but I only have one word to describe our experience - WOW. The host was welcoming and we were served food that we had never heard of before, and were pleasantly surprised. The Soup for starters... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

If you want a culinary adventure-go to OREN. Gert (the owner and chef) has such a wealth of knowledge and understanding of cultures and food that it is impossible to fault any meal I have had there. Do not go there if you have a conventional palate!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Loved the flavours and myriad dishes served on saturdays turkish inspired evening. Was a fantastic meal. Left feeling very full and happy.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We have enjoyed an evening at Oren 3 times recently. It is an unpretentious quality dining experience that I heartily recommend. The food is clever, artful and made from great ingredients.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Had an amazing meal on Saturday. The theme of the night was Middle Eastern mezze. Each individual dish was delicious with a unique blend of herbs and spices. This was the best meal I have had in Oren and loved the new setting. It was just like being invited around to a friends home for a meal. Thank you Gert... More 

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Additional Information about Oren

Address: 12 Church Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RF, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1286 669683
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
Cuisine: Eclectic

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