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Sospan Fach

97 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AE, Wales
01678 520396
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Ranked #12 of 15 Restaurants in Bala
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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English first
Hamilton, Bermuda
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stopped here on August Bank Holiday Monday around midday. Place was packed, service was a little slow to begin with as we were forgotten about. Four people in the party, three ordered the all day breakfast, chicken nuggets and chips for the little fella. I have got to say this was the best breakfast I have had served to me... More 

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North Wales - UK
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate here when in Bala one day. Hot Choculate, was just choculate powder in hot water - YUCK !!!!!! Soft shelled crabs, was something that tasted like salt water, in a very thick ball of batter.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ate here in July and it was the worst meal I have ever had. Can't believe I paid for this. The soup tasted like sea water, the coffee was terrible and the ham sandwich was all gristle and fat. Won't ever eat here again.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Passing through Bala and called in for a cup of Tea and a Toasted Teacake. Was not that Busy 2 other Tables apart from us. Took approx. 20 / 25 mins to arrive (I suppose it takes time to defrost Teacakes !!) When it eventually came the Teacakes was soaking in spread and almost too hot to handle & eat.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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296 reviews 296 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Sosban Fach is in the main street of Bala. It has an old fashioned charm & the hot chocolate with doughnuts that we ordered was very good(with the doughnuts being served warm!). The waitress was very friendly. The other food being served looked very nice also.

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Shropshire, England
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Visited the so Sospan fach on Father's Day ,after some delay and with no apologies we managed to order sandwiches ,cakes and drinks for 3 , tea and a soft drink for my son soon arrived, the table had still not been cleaned ! , on sipping the tea we noticed the milk was off, we complained and were told... More 

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

23 may 2014, it was pouring with rain and we were starving and looking for hot food and a coffee, problem we had a dog. we saw the sospan and went in we were made to feel welcome food was lovely locally sourced meat, and coffee was just as nice. will definitely go in there again.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Passing through Bala and the kids were claiming starvation. We called in to Sospan Fach. A wide selection of food, including locally sourced butcher products. A great cup of tea! 5 very happy customers

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Ogmore-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We called here in need of coffee and cake after a long journey around the mountains. Contrary to previous travellers reports we found the staff to be friendly and helpful even though it was the end of the day. The drinks were excellent for the cheap price charged. Many places would put a pound on top and would be no... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Just popped in for a coffee and quick bite on the way back from a weekend away, looked ok from the outside. We ordered sandwiches and teas/coffees. When the food arrived my boyfriend noticed that his beef sandwich was missing the mustard and mentioned it to the woman when she arrived with the other food. She said the chef must've... More 

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Address: 97 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AE, Wales
Phone Number: 01678 520396
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Bala
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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