Explore North Wales’ finest eating and drinking establishments
Looking for some fantastic dining out opportunities in North Wales? Our handy eating and drinking guide divulges the best bars, restaurants, pubs and cafés to visit during your stay.
After a long day exploring the beautiful scenery and picturesque villages of North Wales, there is nothing better than stopping off at a café for a wedge of delicious cake, relaxing in a pub with a hearty meal and a much-needed pint, or visiting a restaurant for award-winning cuisine. Whichever appeals to you, you will find plenty of places to eat in North Wales serving the finest food and drink in amazing surroundings.
For traditional Welsh cuisine with a twist, head to Dylan’s and experience tasty dishes made from local produce and high-quality ingredients at each of their three restaurants in the North Wales seaside locations of Llandudno, Criccieth and Menai Bridge. Make sure to sample some of the restaurants’ freshly caught seafood doused in the chain’s own brand of delicious sauces, all of which can be purchased and used at home.
If you are looking for high-quality pub food and a decent pint, there is a wide variety of pubs in North Wales, ranging from a traditional village style to the fashionable gastro-pub. Head to the Pen-Y-Gwryd, a venue ideally placed for walkers on the road to Llanberis. Established in 1810, the pub was the base for Sir Edmund Hillary’s party while training in Snowdonia prior to his ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. If a satisfying breakfast, light lunch or sumptuous afternoon tea is more suited to you, there are numerous cosy cafes in North Wales providing such a service. Blue Sky Café based just off the bustling high street is one such location, providing a relaxing atmosphere, tasty meals made from ethically sourced ingredients and entertaining evening events.