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The Big Rock Cafe

71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
+44 1766 512098
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (127 reviews)
“cakes” (102 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The big rock is my favourite place to eat in porthmadog. If you appreciate proper home cooked food.... this is the place for you. And don't forget to try the bread baked in the the premises . I love the rye and sourdough myself.

Thank elericroesor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in this lovely cafe a couple of times during our short visit to Porthmadog. Having a puppy with us was no problem, they are really dog friendly. The staff are really welcoming and the cakes and pies are some of the best...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choice of food and lovely salad bar. Good for veggies too. Gets really busy at lunchtime. No table service just order at the counter.

Thank nessabam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast here whilst cycling Route 8. Everything about it was superb. The cooked breakfast delicious and all the fresh bakery goods were heavenly. As is their ethos. They are all about sharing love with community and passers by. Def will be back.

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favourite place to eat in Porthmadog - only place we went to twice during our week's holiday. Went there for brunch/early lunch both times. Salads and the Welsh Rarebit on their Specials menu both good.

Thank cebky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little cafe is on the main street in Porthmadog and is well worth a visit. Really good quality food and drink and proper service with a smile. It's a really cosy cafe with fab breakfasts as well as lunch... and the cakes looked unbelievably...More

Thank Toffeegirl1878
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The range of food and salad bar looks delightful - vegetarians and vegans also very well catered for. We had coffee and cakes. The buns (cinnamon, blueberry and lemon curd) yummy and fantastic to have a chocolate brownie which included sweet potato, cream tea scone...More

Thank Rupbert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous cafe. Amazing food. Quirky decor. Lots of seating. Inexpensive. Need to brush up on what a flat white is, otherwise, perfect. We will be back for sure!

Thank LcW1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced rubbish very rude staff and not friendly don’t recommend and never go again. Not clean place.

Thank neilcongleton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here several times and it is always a very positive experience. This week we went on Thursday. I had a lovely home made quiche with a mug of salad and a slice of the home made brown bread. It was absolutely scrumptious....More

Thank 293fes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 512098
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