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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups

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Olif is a 5 Star Restaurant with Rooms in Betws Y Coed, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. During the day, the cafe offers breakfast using locally sourced produce, including favourites like the Full Welsh Breakfast, but also providing lighter option and options for vegetarians and vegans, including avocado toast with poached eggs and banana and peanut butter toast. At weekends, the restaurant opens during the day and serves hand minced 'Gourmet Burgers', a light tapas menu and indulgent Afternoon Teas. In the evenings the restaurant offers a Welsh-themed tapas menu, delivering a fusion of Welsh and Mediterranean small plates. Tapas ingredients are sourced where possible from local
$13 - $20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Welsh, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews tapas chorizo hummus cod bites lamb cutlets burger potatoes pudding ordered dishes eton mess anglesey eggs local ingredients great welsh fantastic food staff were lovely stayed here book in advance
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have had the most lovely weekend at Olif. Lovely room, fantastic service and amazing food. One of the best breakfast menus I have ever seen. We will definitely be back. Made a special weekend perfect. Thank you for all the attention to details. We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Beth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here food was fab !!!! Really a must if in the area give it a go !! Lots to choose from and great to share with a bottle of wine

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ShropshireTrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Olif and can honestly say it was faultless, clean well furnished room, great shower and tea and coffee facilities with fresh milk, breakfast has a great choice and cooked fresh with an open front kitchen, we missed the opportunity for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jamesbR5268NH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ensure to book as it seemed like people were being turned away on the evening due to not doing so. The cocktails looked amazing!! Service was good. All food came at the same time which isn't the norm for a tapas restaurant however we weren't...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AleshaM461
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight and the room was fantastic (once we had turned the radiator off :-) ). Lovely touches in the room and bathroom. Also had dinner and breakfast. Dinner was great- fantastic drink selection and Tapas plates were lovely. Breakfast also fantastic, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank j0nesy45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dining as a couple, we had a shared garlic bread whilst awaiting the main event. Our tapas dishes were really tasty & complemented by a glass of wine and a local beer. The chef obviously had a problem with the chocolate dip for our "churros"...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Scubascubydoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live locally and have been a few times. Fantastic food and great flavours. Always a nice welcome too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jamieMWilliams2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently traveled from the States to Wales. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel/restuarant to anyone and would love to go back sometime. Room: We stayed four nights in Room 1, which was more than suitable for our needs. It...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank madmprez
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Good selection of tasty tapas. Wouldn't say it was particularly Welsh or seasonal, but we enjoyed chorizo, king prawns, cod bites (very light batter but a bit greasy), beans and excellent hummus. Short but well priced wine list, good selection of unusual gins, friendly and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Simon123xyz
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at Olif a couple of nights ago. The room was absolutely perfect, immaculately clean, really comfy bed and even dressing gowns in the room. We had dinner in the restaurant, which was also delicious. A gorgeous selection of Tapas, a great wine menu...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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March 6, 2019|
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Response from Olifbetws | Property representative |
Hi there Olif is right in the centre of Snowdonia, and it is a 36 minute drive (on a road with spectacular scenery) to Mount Snowdon. If you don’t want to drive, there are regular ‘Sherpa’ buses that go from Betws y Coed... More
October 10, 2018|
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Response from mary c | Reviewed this property |
could not be sure it would be open as winter is approaching. best to ring them up to check. hope you manage to book there.
September 30, 2018|
Response from ruthwC6333FE | Reviewed this property |
I've had a look and agree can't find anything however if you Google 'olif betws y coed menu' and go to images you can see what the food looks like. We've eaten there and enjoyed, plenty of choice. We're booked for the week... More
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