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Palas Caffi

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Ice Cream, Café
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Castle Ditch, Caernarfon LL55 1RR, Wales (Formerly Palace Cafe)
01286 673901
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Today
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great for soup and maybe for the ice creams.not much else

Really average cafe with pretty much average menu BUT the soup was amazing. Spoiled by being accompanied by mass produced sliced bread. Shame to spoil a good product with economy bread.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really average cafe with pretty much average menu BUT the soup was amazing. Spoiled by being accompanied by mass produced sliced bread. Shame to spoil a good product with economy bread.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Whether you're in Caernarfon with your family, a couples weekend, with you mates or simply alone I'd highly recommend you visit Palas Caffi to try their homemade ice cream. Standard of ice cream in holiday destinations tends to be average more often than not, this place on the other hand...top quality. What struck me most was the vast array of... More 

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Do try it - and if you can't finish it all they will doggy-bag what's left! Really friendly service, homemade cakes: cream scone, bara brith, Welsh cake and a pot of tea for less than a fiver!

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Bulford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful service, very children friendly, awesome ice cream and delicious Welsh cream tea. Definitely recommend this cafe which is 2 min walk from Caernarfon Castle.

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

After our visit to the impressive Castle, our son had fancied an Ice Cream. We popped in to a fantastic array of ice cream flavours. We were greeted by a happy smiley redhead. The Haribo flavour is highly recommended. Will definetely visit again.

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laurapatterson81
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Really lovely cafe/ ice cream parkour! The staff were really attentive and informative. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, necessary on a cold December day!!! The ice cream went down a treat with the kids, loads of flavored to choose from and all home made using local produce! The welsh afternoon tea was AMAZING, and I was certainly glad I... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Delightful cafe, very inviting store front! The staff were fantastically friendly. Snacks and treats for all appetites, the choice of ice cream on offer was amazing! You can't have just one, simple as that!

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Have visited the Palas Caffi quite a few times this summer,not once have we been disappointed,friendly staff,nice and clean cafe,and best of all lovely ice cream with plenty of different flavours to choose from,a must when you visit Caernarfon.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We popped in for an ice cream having not been in before despite passing many time. I so wish I'd done it sooner, the icecream we had was lovely and the staff were helpful.

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Been here a few time for Ice Cream. The flavours are extraordinary, Eldeflower & Ginger, Turkish delight, etc. Creamy, luxurious and indulgent. well worth the calories.

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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: 01286 673901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream, Café

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?