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Pili Palas

Certificate of Excellence
British, Welsh
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2-4 Gaol Street, Pwllheli LL53 5RG, Wales
01758 612248
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating

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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect for coffee, lunch, afternoon tea....

We have been popping into "Butterfly's" for years and whether it is for a quick coffee or hot chocolate or one of their fabulous filled ciabattas for lunch, it is always extremely tasty and good value for money. The staff are so lovely and helpful and their homemade scones and cakes are superb!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anne M
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been popping into "Butterfly's" for years and whether it is for a quick coffee or hot chocolate or one of their fabulous filled ciabattas for lunch, it is always extremely tasty and good value for money. The staff are so lovely and helpful and their homemade scones and cakes are superb!

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Thank Anne M
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this little café/bistro. every time I come here I am made to feel very welcome, staff come straight over with toys and colouring books for my little boy, which is always a definite winner! The service is fantastic, food and drinks are outstanding, would recommend to anyone who ever wants a relaxing coffe or spot of lunch x

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Thank Mellie2680
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service, friendly helpful staff. Always the same. Nice atmosphere. Food is top quality and very reasonably priced. Used by locals and visitors alike.

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Thank Doran W
Preston, Lancashire
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have tried many eateries in Pwllheli for lunch, but Pili Palas is probably the best. Nice cosy atmosphere, friendly staff and good choice on menu. Paninis seem to be the speciality here.Seved up beautifully with side salad and crisps. Dressings served in small pots if required, not awful squeezy bottles!. Salads, sandwiches, jacket potatoes etc..also available, and this week... More 

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Thank pinkilda
Harlech, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Called in this lunchtime ordered bacon, Brie and cranberry panini and goats cheese and roasted vegetable panini both of which were well cooked and nicely presented with quality crisps and a nicely dressed fresh side salad. Staff always efficient, friendly and polite. We visit on a regular basis when shopping in Pwllheli and have yet to be disappointed. Thoroughly recommend... More 

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Thank john a
North Wales United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

My friends and I love Pili Palas. The food is excellent, good choices and wholesome. The staff are extremely friendly and it is a very warm and inviting haven. We can personally recommend the scones - they are the best for miles around.

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Thank Whitfield2013
North Wales, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Good simple menu, tasty freshly cooked food, good service - Good Coffee ? Well yes. Very busy lunchtime but staff were unfazed.

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Thank GWYN33
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Called here for a coffee break on market day. Sorry we did the coffee was terrible tasted very burnt. Didn't try the cakes as they looked old and stale 😒

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1 Thank Willrhode
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Have visited Pili Palas a few times and never disappointed. The food is always delicious.. the chicken and bacon salad or the duck wrap being my favourites. Well.worth visiting if you're in Pwllheli and hungry!!

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Thank Susan P
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Called in for an afternoon snack and were delighted by this cafe and the attentive staff. Our scones and cakes were obviously home made and very tasty. How can a cup of tea taste that good? I don't know but they managed it. Well done

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2-4 Gaol Street, Pwllheli LL53 5RG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Pwllheli
  • Phone Number: 01758 612248

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Welsh

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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