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“A lovely place with good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse
Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Kidwelly
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Welsh
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Frankfurt, Germany
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A lovely place with good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2014

We went in for a lunch after a visit to Kidwelly castle. It is a small cafe and nice decorated with things you can also buy. We were friendly welcomed. After ordering the food came quite fast. We ordered 4 different courses on the menu and they were all tasteful and delicious. It was all made fresh and the prices was reasonable. Highly recommendable and if you visit the castle or just driving through, this is the place to eat. Although I new this place from an earlier visit, we were told by locals to go here for a meal.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“We need more of these in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Great friendly welcome, my Wife, two year old Daughter and myself visited for lunch. The food was good, toasted sandwich and the green Thai curry were both great. They even made a baby cino coffee for my high maintenance two year old Daughter!!! This establishment was full of both locals and tourists, a nice mix of people.
We also went to visit the castle just up the road, this was a nice walk after lunch, Then returning for ice cream, delicious. Thanks for looking after us. Would recommend and return.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

Called at Kidwelly Castle, on way out stopped at this little cafe right by the old gate. The cafe Latte was one of the best ever tasted by my daughter. The Hot Chocolate was also lovely. Ordered a baked potato each. Beautifully presented with the cheese and coleslaw in separate dishes and a side salad. Nice handmade crafts and cards for sale, daughter bought her grandmothers a handmade gift each for Mother's Day. Reasonably priced both gifts and food.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Lush”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

Lovely place , my two kids and myself called in to get a hot drink and something sweet to eat after visiting the castle on a cold wet day in Feb , have to say what a lovely friendly home from home place, food looked lovely and the menu seems to cater for most. We had lush hot choc and some cake - needless to say we will be back.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“What a find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Having been around the castle we walked down the hill to Kidwelly in the hope of finding a nice cafe for lunch. This cafe is right by the old gates and having perused the menu we were delighted to see so much choice for vegetarians.

We had the five bean chilli (really tasty) and the nut roast with goat's cheese on top (not very nutty but incredible). Not a chip in sight on the menu and lovely home made coleslaw.

My deluxe hot chocolate was divine.

Service was friendly, the cafe is quite dinky but I think that adds to its charm - I'm just glad we managed to get a seat there. Best lunch I had all holiday.

Totally recommended.

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