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Where to Eat & Drink in Caernarfon

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Discover the best Caernarfon restaurants

Restaurants in Caernarfon are aplenty with something for all tastes buds and budgets. Round off each afternoon of exploring this bustling Welsh town and the surrounding region, with a tasty meal at one of the many places to eat in Caernarfon. 

As you might expect for a busy port town, the food scene in Caernarfon is exceptional with most establishments using local produce and ingredients. Find the perfect spot for a light lunch or an evening meal with special someone.

One of the best restaurants in Caernarfon is Osteria, which is a quaint Italian spot resting in the shadows of Caernarfon Castle. While the Ouzo and Olive is a little Greek taverna, where the food and portion size is sure to impress.

Other must-visit Caernarfon restaurants include The Old Courthouse, The Gunroom at Plas Dinas, The Gaerwen Arms and Villa Marina.

For light lunch, options head to Y Castell Hotel located in the square in the heart of the town. Alternatively, Caffi Ty Winsh is an independently run cafe, serving breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas.

Caffi Gwynant is another great place to eat in Caernarfon located outside of the town centre at the foot of the Watkin Path. It’s a great spot for anyone wanting to fuel up before taking on the peak of Yr Wyddfa.

Find more information about places to eat in Caernarfon below…

  • woman drinkinf coffee outside with dog

    Caffi Gwynant

    Nant Gwynant
    LL55 4NH

    01766 890855

    A welcoming café resting at the entrance of Watkin Path up to Snowdon’s peak. Stop here for a refreshing lunch before or after your hike.

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  • Spaghetti


    26 Hole in the Wall St
    North Wales
    LL55 1RF

    01286 678460

    Osteria is a charming restaurant in Caernarfon, filled with friendly staff and a superb menu with something to suit all taste buds.

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  • greek food

    Ouzo and Olive

    14 Hole in the Wall St
    LL55 1RF

    01286 674333

    Ouzo and Olive is a Greek mezze restaurant, located in the centre of Caernarfon, serving a variety of small dishes that you can share with loved ones.

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  • evening meals

    Sheeps and Leeks

    12 East Gate Street
    LL55 1AG

    01286 239118

    Positioned within the town centre of Caernarfon is Sheeps and Leeks, a modest restaurant boasting a well-balanced tasting menu.

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  • fine dining

    The Gunroom at Plas Dinas

    LL54 7YF

    01286 830214

    The Gunroom at Plas Dinas is a superb restaurant within an award-winning historic country house set amidst the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Look forward to Caernarfon’s most fabulous and trendiest dining experience!

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    The Old Courthouse, Caernarfon

    The Old Courthouse
    Castle Ditch
    LL55 2AY

    01286 239010

    The Old Courthouse promises to be a sophisticated evening, where a saxophonist frequently plays in the background. You’ll find a menu with something to suit all taste buds!

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  • italian food

    Villa Marina

    9 Segontium Terrace
    LL55 2PN

    01286 677290

    Villa Marina offers exquisite Mediterranean dishes, where you can admire romantic views of the Caernarfon Castle as you tuck into a delicious meal.

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    Y Castell Hotel

    Y Castell Hotel
    33 Castle Square
    LL55 2NN

    01286 678895

    Y Castell Hotel is a great place to eat in Caernarfon if you are looking for a casual option after an afternoon filled with exploring.

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