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“Welcoming warmth on a wet Welsh evening”
Review of Dylanwad Da - CLOSED

Dylanwad Da
Price range: $6 - $13
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: For over 20 years Dylanwad Da ("Good Influence") has been providing good food and wine in the centre of the beautiful little market town of Dolgellau. Dylanwad Da is open in the day as a Cafe/Bar and Wine Shop for coffee, cakes and tapas or to purchase any of our carefully selected wines. - See more at: http://www.Dylanwad.Co.Uk/index.Htm#sthash.UQTaBfKq.Dpuf
sheffield uk
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Welcoming warmth on a wet Welsh evening”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Dylan's was recommended by Ffynon B&B (qv) and we were not disappointed. We (self & spouse) had starters & main, and wine - which has fuzzed my memory a bit as to what exactly we had - I know I had terrine followed by steak, not sure about my wife though !
Anyway, it was all absolutely delicious, and we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening.
Go There ! You will not regret it.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank tim99
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Dylan R, Owner at Dylanwad Da, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
What a lovely review and I'm so pleased you had an enjoyable evening. Ffynnon is a beautiful place to stay too. We're about to close for a short period for holidays and decoration on the 27th January 2013 and will reopen on the 20th March 2013. Hopefully you'll visit Dolgellau again and pay us another visit - our new wine shop in the town will be open at the end of the year if all goes to plan so these are exciting times for us. Thanks again.
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English first
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely fresh food, welcoming people”
Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

A lovely evening spent here with friends, we were made very welcome, even with our young baby. The meals were fresh & delicious, the fish was cooked perfectly and the accompanying sauces were delicious. With great service and reasonable prices it would be hard to find fault with this little gem of a place.

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1 Thank Karen P
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Dylan R, Owner at Dylanwad Da, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thank you for your very kind comments. I'm really glad you enjoyed the evening and what a well behaved baby! Look forward to seeing you again soon in Dolgellau.
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Quality Restaurant”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Small and cosy restaurant. Menu always a little different from the norm. Warm friendly service and exceptional wines. Owner is a wine expert and always happy to give recommendations.

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Mona42015
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Dylan R, Owner at Dylanwad Da, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed. It's really good to hear you like the developing wine side of the business too because we have plans to expand this. I am always happy to advise and help with wine choice - or just have a chat about wine really! Call in anytime. Diolch.
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Highly recommended!”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We had a fabulous evening here and would recommend to anyone looking for high quality, home cooked, unpretentious yet mouthwatering food! The wine choices were extensive and interesting, the homemade chocolates to die for and the service was spot on. Thanks v much - if we find ourselves in the area again, we'll definitely be back!

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank TheHappyTravellers01
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Dylan R, Owner at Dylanwad Da, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Thank you for writing such a lovely review and I'm so glad you had a good evening. We are a very small team and it is so encouraging to feel that our work is appreciated. Emma loved your comment about the chocolates and she is now working away to develop new recipes for you! Look forward to seeing you again.
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

As a group of 14 people, we had a wonderful experience at this retaurant. Everyone of the group said the food was excellent. The staff were extremely friendly and efficient. We couldn't fault the evening at all.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Heidi T
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Dylan R, Owner at Dylanwad Da, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Thank you for this review, we're delighted you had a good evening. Our waiting on staff were chuffed to be mentioned and we know it is well deserved - they really are lovely and we are very lucky to have such a nice team. Look forward to seeing you again.
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