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Castle Cottage Restaurant

) #2 of 14 Restaurants in Harlech $$$$ Seafood, British,
Y Llech | Gwynedd, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2YL, Wales
+44 1766 780479
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Contemporary, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Y Llech | Gwynedd, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2YL, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice and clean with fresh decor and pristine toilets (important discriminator). Very tasty appetiser, especially the warm Scotch eggs, which are the best we've ever had. Could happily have eaten anything on the menu but had soup and a steak. The soup was a lobster...More

Thank Ousontlesbaggages
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined here previously, you know exactly what to expect; a great setting, great service and outstanding food; aperitifs, canapés, three wonderful courses and great wines. Looking forward to returning.

Thank gybe53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant in advance and although not all the tables were taken, it was a Sunday evening and I expect it gets very busy at other times during the week. When we arrived we were shown to the bar area where we had...More

3  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Castle Cottage as part of my 60th birthday celebration. The food, the welcome and the rooms were beyond compare. The best rack of lamb I've ever had. They also have a really super wine list. Everyhing about our stay was the best...More

2  Thank wishfulNorthwales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up the hill from Min y don caravan park to work up an appetite and it was worth it! The views of the Welsh landscape through the cosy bar window where canapés are served are exquisite. The dining room is intimate but doesn't...More

2  Thank Hadrian M
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Abersoch crab & Mochras lobster starters showcase local sea food, fig crumble fantastic. My main (monkfish curry) let me down - may be the fish or overcooked ..New Zealand SB compensated! The scotch egg canape is worth the trip alone!

1  Thank David P
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This place is about the only decent restaurant for miles and miles. Great, imaginative food and service in a lovely atmosphere with nice decor. Particularly enjoyed my G&T with a cloudless view of Snowdon. What detracted from my visit was having a horde of golfers...More

2  Thank Rob S
Reviewed May 5, 2017

We stayed at this boutique style restaurant with rooms (not are 1st visit).Glyn & Jacqueline could not do more for you.We pre arranged a light lunch of cold lobster & crab on arrival, as the restaurant was not open that evening (lunch is not usually...More

1  Thank Felicity S
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I would like to be completely positive about this place, because the quality of the food and wine was top class. A chef achieving this level of creativity is a real find, and certainly not what you expect in Harlech at all. Unfortunately, we were...More

Thank Walking_Scot
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

On a week break to wales I booked this restaurant on a recommendation from a friend for a 7.30 meal. On the evening we were due to go we had a problem with our car on our way back from a day out in the...More

1  Thank slaphead05
owainHarlech, Owner at Castle Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

Hi Slaphead05! What a great fake name choice- says it all really. You originally booked for Easter Monday, then moved your booking to the Wednesday, no problem. The problem started when you failed to turn up at 7.30pm, I left it to 7.45 to phone...More

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Do you allow dogs
September 11, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$44 - $57
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Y Llech | Gwynedd, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2YL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Harlech
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 780479
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We have steadily built up a reputation for good food, both locally and with visitors to the area. We source and use as much local / Welsh produce as possible and strive to create a dining experience that combines top quality local food and service with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We offer a 2 course or 3 course option as well as a 5 course tasting menu. We are the Mid Wales and overall winner for Wales of The True Taste Eating out Award for 2008/09.Visit Wales Gold Award 2011/12/13/14/15/16. National Restaurant Awards 2011 Top 100. Good Hotel Guide editor's choice award 2016. For 25 years we have had a continuous entry in the Good Food Guide. Cheshire Life Highly Commended Award 2016
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