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Pili Palas

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, British, Welsh
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2-4 Gaol Street, Pwllheli LL53 5RG, Wales
01758 612248
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always lovely here. Been several times, usually for a hot ciabatta, my favourite is the bacon, black pudding and egg one. The cakes are beautiful and you can get them to take away. Staff are friendly, especially chatty if you are by yourself and there is free wi-fi

Thank catinthehat8
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Never fails to satisfy. Have eaten lunch here regularly for some time. Food and service always pleasant and efficient. Consistent standard of food.

Thank Fluffybits
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Warm welcome, cosy feel, family friendly, delicious fresh food and value for money. Specials also available and ideal for lunch or afternoon tea.

Thank Susan J
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for an inexpensive place to have lunch, after 2pm. This place fitted the bill nicely, and the food proved delicious. The Bara Brith was wonderful. The staff were friendly and service was good. The setting was attractive and there were plenty of seats despite the popularity of the place.

Thank dianella28
United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times over the years with my family, friends and as a couple. The food ( which consists of your usual lunchtime menu; sandwiches; chibatas; toasties; soups and so forth), is lovely and served with salad and a side of crisps, depending on what you order of course. You always get your money's worth in this... More 

Thank Jessica R
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ciabattas with salad and crisps. Cosy place and friendly staff. Nice cakes and salads as well. Always busy but worth waiting for.

Thank Christina S
Burton on Trent
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

My OH and I called in for lunch on a very hot day but the interior of Pili Palas was cool and refreshing. I ordered ham and whole grain mustard sandwiches with a side order of potato wedges and my other half had a warm ciabatta filled with goats cheese and peppers. The food was lovely and presented well. The... More 

Thank Mandy B
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Always a warm welcome. the usual drinks, tea, coffee hot chocolate etc.are served and there is a limited food menu We have only been during the day, not sure if it is open in the evening

Thank 18simba
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were a party of 10 including 4 children under 6 looking for somewhere to have an early lunch and something suitable for the children. We happened on Pili Palace by chance as it is off the main town centre but it turned out to be our good luck. The menu was varied and had very good options for children.... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Had the goats cheese and peppers ciabatta with a side of chips - it was much bigger than I expected and filled me for the rest of the day :) Lovely little place for friends or couples. Friendly staff.

Thank Duchess B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Welsh
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?