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“What a quirky wee place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tu Hwnt Ir Bont

Tu Hwnt Ir Bont
Trefriw Road, Llanrwst, Snowdonia National Park LL26 0PL, Wales
01492 642322
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Ranked #8 of 27 Restaurants in Llanrwst
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Tea Room, Welsh
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“What a quirky wee place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This was just such an enjoyable place to have lunch. The servings were enormous, and there is huge variety. The place is decorated with old knick-knacks from throughout the decades. There's a lot of history, and you have time to contemplate what has gone on there for generations, including the highwater mark half way up the front door. Food is simple, but very tasty. Service friendly, but pretty slow - it was very busy - we were lucky to get a table. Upstairs is an art gallery, but I personally think that's underutilised - they sell photographs, but what I would have been interested in buying were reproductions of the photos and things on display downstairs in the tea room. Really recommend this place.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Montgomery, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Riverside treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stopped for afternoon tea on the way home from North Wales and what a treat it was.
It was full - which is always a good sign and when our tea came I could see why. We sat next to a couple who travel regularly just to have tea there. It was not fussy or pretentious, but what we had was flavoursome and fresh and plenty of it. An unexpected treat!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Winkleigh, null, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Fab-u-lus!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We have been going here for as long as I can remember firstly as a child in the 70s and 80s with my parents and brother and then for the past 22 years with my husband and now our 16 year old son.

This is the best teashop in the UK and coming from an adopted Devon maid that's saying something!!!!

We have never had a bad meal there, the staff are always friendly and if you go on a regular basis they almost become friends as they recognise you.

The scones are the best we have ever had and wish we could get the recipe. All the other items on the menu are lovely too and we think it is very good value for money as it is all homemade.

Wish we lived a bit closer, a 6 hour drive for a cream tea - hhmmm

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Best Scones in the World . . .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

. . .unfortunately they won't share the secret recipe, and we have been eating there for 30 years!. Honestly they are delicious - only improvement in cream tea would be to use clotted cream - but I would say that as I am a DEvonian.
Also soup, rarebit, sandwiches, cakes and ploughmans are excellent. as is the service and the location.
Cannot recommend it enough.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“A wonderful cream tea!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

You should make time if you're in this area to go for a cream tea, or some Welsh cakes or a couple of slices of Bara Brith. They are all baked here and are unbelievably good. Add to that the wonderful setting and history of the place and you definitely have a winning combination!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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