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Sands Bistro

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Athlone | High street, Borth SY24 5LH, Wales
09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Wed 09:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great coffee shop and beautiful icecreams plus free parking for Borth if using the sands cafe and dog friendly

Thank DaveEmma2013
Cannock, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The sands was very clean and tidy, the food was quite good. The staff were friendly. Would go again.

Thank julie3838
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying local had just walked up to the monument so kids wanted ice creams, has to be said these are the best along the front, great staff too

1 Thank Neil H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was lovely as were the staff prices.lovely environment right opposite sea lots of choice for kids treats too! Would recommend

1 Thank Chris D
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Popped in for lunch, although food served with side salad and crisps, the place just looked a bit shabby and felt it too, with the service and prices for what you got. Check the take away verses sit in prices and there can be quite a difference. Reminded me of a seaside cafe of twenty years ago.

Thank Deborah715
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Just popped in here on a whim and found a very clean bistro with a lovely menu. My wife has a baked potato with vegetarian homemade chilli and she loved it. I had a tuna baked potato and thought it was very good. Service was outstanding and the staff were very friendly. We shared some chunky chips too which were... More 

Thank myhamwallet
Hereford, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Called in here a few times when visiting Borth, sometimes for lunch and also the odd breakfast. We have found the food to be very good and the service friendly. The prices are also reasonable. Easily the best place in Borth for a quick bite to eat during the day.

Thank zico2000
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time, was great that I could bring my dog in! Staff very friendly, service very quick, food was very nice! Definitely would come again, dog was offered her own bowl of water to! :-)

Thank Sam P
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Enjoys a superb situation for the seafront and holiday parks, and is a magnet for a casual visit. I thought initially that the menu was a little overpriced, but changed my opinion when I saw what came through from the kitchen. It was well worth the money. This is no rip off joint, but a professional family enterprise where quality... More 

Thank TreborShropshire_
gltborth, Owner at Sands Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, I'm happy you enjoyed your experience at our bistro. We take on board your comments about the inexperience waitress and appreciate your feedback, we are a seasonal business and it does to take a little time for new staff at the beginning of the season to gain their confidence. More 

Nr Hereford
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

An amazing family run cafe with great food and friendly service from all the staff. The gift shop is full of useful items and many gifts The ice cream is lush Plenty of room to bring all our family for breakfast. Lunch or afternoon tea Thanks for always remembering us as we visit you often during the summer. You make... More 

Thank puddleduckNrHereford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Athlone | High street, Borth SY24 5LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Borth
  • Phone Number: 07974369904
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?