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Sands Bistro

Athlone High Street | High street, Borth SY24 5LH, Wales
+44 7974 369904
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Athlone High Street | High street, Borth SY24 5LH, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In an excellent spot opposite the beach, the Sands Bistro offers food, drinks, ice cream and cake. It has inside and outside seating and welcomes dogs. It is a lovely friendly family run business and we tried breakfast, sandwich’s, tea cakes, scones and ice cream...More

Thank AnRoBr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sands bistro as the caravan park restaurant was busy and showing football. We are so glad we took the decision to try this bistro. It was quiet in there (Sunday evening) so we managed to get a table for 8 and then we...More

Thank Glos_girly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner live in Aberystwyth and have done since August, we absolutely love Borth and go very often to take the dog for long walks on the beach! Only recently have we known this place was here! (the attention is always on our...More

Thank wioletako
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the food, bit pricey but food is set out in a nice way and it's dog friendly. The only thing is that there was a bit of a long wait for the food, we went quite late in the day. However, the staff...More

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff with a nice atmosphere, however we waiting over half an hour for a few sandwiches, kids pasta and a burger. The food came out minutes after chasing up where our food was, then 1 piece of garlic bread with the kids meals...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Borth after a drive round from barmouth , parked up over the road from The sands and decided to call in and try breakfast . Good selection of food and drinks and some lovely looking desserts and great selection of icecreams. We...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Brynowen Holiday park recently, using Sands bistro most mornings. Lovely food served here, and absolutely fantastic coffee :) The staff were all very lovely and extremely helpful, especially kim she was just a shining star. Made our stay welcoming. Dog were allowed in...More

Thank JadeymimiG
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I'm a local and this is the best place in the village to get a full English if you don't like fried bread,nice quality products and you can sit outside in the sun.just had a breakfast for the first time this year and was reminded...More

Thank swiss c
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Called in for breakfast - good selection of food and drinks, food was good quality and service very quick. The cooked breakfasts were great with plenty of food on the plate.

Thank B448NJlouisec
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch Chips were Fab!! Some lovely cakes and tea in a pot with extra hot water.. Staff very Friendly but think they need some extra training, I know it’s early in the season but some were very vague with the menu, pricing...More

Thank Ali M
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July 19, 2017|
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Response from gltborth | Property representative |
Hello, I'm really pleased you enjoyed the chips. The oil we use can be purchased at bookers cash & carry, it is KTC vegetable oil :)
David J
May 13, 2016|
Response from peterthegreat2016 | Reviewed this property |
I haven`t got a clue how to do that, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Athlone High Street | High street, Borth SY24 5LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Borth
  • Phone Number: +44 7974 369904
  • E-mail
Cafe bistro serving breakfast, traditional & light lunches and evening meals during peak season (June - September). Also serving segafredo coffee, dessert & ice cream sundaes, in a relaxed atmosphere. Dog friendly too
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