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Palas Caffi

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Coffee Shop, Ice Cream
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Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 1RR, Wales (Formerly Palace Cafe)
+44 1286 673901
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea
Description: We are a family run friendly cafe serving hot drinks, light snacks and...
We are a family run friendly cafe serving hot drinks, light snacks and homemade ice cream made daily on the premises by Mr Jones, situated right opposite Caernarfon Castle entrance.
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  • 111
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great soup and ice cream

We decided to go here as it was number one on trip advisor and we needed lunch during our visit to the castle. It's small buy we got two tables no problem. The homemade leek and potato soup was delicious. The knickerbocker glory was great but huge. Chocolate ice cream yummy with loads of choice of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
latham_10
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Stafford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We decided to go here as it was number one on trip advisor and we needed lunch during our visit to the castle. It's small buy we got two tables no problem. The homemade leek and potato soup was delicious. The knickerbocker glory was great but huge. Chocolate ice cream yummy with loads of choice of cone. Great coffee too.... More 

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Assen, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It was recommended to me by one of the employees of the Caernarfon Castle (hard to miss that), opposite it. He did especially recommended the ice creams and my god did he not say a word too much! The place looks really nice, with the colourful in- and exterior. And the choice of food, drinks and ice cream is just... More 

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haverhill
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Jaffa cake ice cream is delicious and you get a big scoop for your money. Also had the Welsh cream tea which was good with a massive dollop of thick cream on my scone! Well recommended.

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was a lovely place to visit 1. Because of it's central location and 2. The lovely food available. Specializing in home-made ice cream there is a choice of various kinds of food, but the ice cream is delicious. If you are lucky Llinos will give you a smile and recommend the special dish of the day.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was our 2nd visit here as we visited last year on holiday too. The ice creams taste so good. £6 for a large sundae glass with 3 scoops of any flavour, sauce, nuts and a wafer. But it is so worth it. Very tasty and the staff are friendly. (They also sell cakes, sandwiches, soup, etc).

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We enjoyed fabulous ice creams in this wonderfully cheerful cafe. I had vanilla, my husband had rhubarb and ginger. Both were delicious. It was very busy and lots of families were enjoying time together. Would certainly go again.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped in after our visit to the castle and had an ice cream to walk back to the car with. The kids had a sprinkle cone with bubblegum ice cream. The portion was huge and so they were very pleased, as was I since my experience of small town ice cream parlours are high priced and not much to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful little jewel of place in the heart of Caernarfon. It was a lovely sunny spring morning today and before meeting with our mortgage adviser we decided to stop somewhere for a cuppa and Palas drew is in because of its vibrant happy colour scheme. Nestling by the magnificent castle this little treasure of a place will be... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We had just arrived at Caernarfon and called for ice cream. Was not disappointed it was lovely. Will call again for sure when we return to the lovely town.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Scrummy ice cream in a lovely quirky little cafe, its great to see a local cafe looking fabulous lovely bright painted building with window box's full of plants and colourful tables and chairs outside and very friendly staff and super yummy ice cream the selection was brilliant and the price was good and a good size scoop, we had toffee,banoffee,mango... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 1RR, Wales (Formerly Palace Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 673901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We are a family run friendly cafe serving hot drinks, light snacks and homemade ice cream made daily on the premises by Mr Jones, situated right opposite Caernarfon Castle entrance.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?