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The Carlton Restaurant

32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
+44 1970 612314
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak burgers” (2 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.All hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found because I looked up! Very surprised when we walked in. Great 1st impressions and enjoyed our visit. Lovely choice of menu,all at great prices, value for money. Staff were friendly and great service. Would recommend,but not to too many people! Will definitely visit again,...More

Thank barnvillas
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

No better place to eat. Always a very warm welcome . Fabulous service. Food is amazing . Highly recommended. My family love eating here. Affordable prices .

Thank 2hazel
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Allways fantastic food and sevice. Great range of specials / cakes and very accomadating to your needs .

Thank bullmastiff68
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good service - when we couldn't decide what should we choose the waitress (I think less than 18 years old with polish accent) said we should try scones (actually she was talking about them as they were made from gold and I thought she's on...More

Thank Pat1304
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

As always the staff & food was excellent. Good value for money and clean and comfortable. My 1st choice in Aberystwyth

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

this is another coffee and cake place or scones on this occasion we always have them with clotted cream and jam, slightly warm scones you cant beat it.also got grandson lovely soup normally its a problem he is celiac but there catered for hear.hats off...More

Thank marina j
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem, situated across from m&co upstairs (so not obvious from the street) lovely cooked breakfast (husband) detox zing drink(me) visit loos where apart from the obvious they provide ladies (can't speak for gents) hand cream , spray deodorant, hair spray. and body butter...More

Thank shirleyscribble
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Steep steps to go up so not for the immobile. Other than that it is one of the best places to eat in Aberystwyth with excellent food, good view by the window, home cooked food, free wifi, lovely staff.

Thank Annwyn49
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal, have never had a bad meal here, been many times before. Kid friendly with good choice. Very friendly staff and very welcoming

Thank Scoobymummy
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Excellent place to eat with good variety on menue pleasent surroundings .and very efficient staff F R Wedge

Thank raymondo23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 612314
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The Carlton Restaurant has been under new management since its opening on 3rd July 2013. Owned and run by former chef and owner of the popular Corner's Restaurant on Chalybeate Street (who have also welcomed famous Welsh celebrities in the past such as Tom Jones and Cerys Matthews from Catatonia), Toni and her partner, Gaffari, would like to welcome everyone! The Carlton Restaurant is centrally located in the main town centre of Aberystwyth and boasts an elevated position (above Superdrug) overlooking the main street. Locally-sourced and fresh ingredients and home-cooked with great care and attention to customers' health and well-being are at the forefront of The Carlton's aims. Customers can enjoy delicious and healthy drinks knowing that every beverage consumed helps to support producers in developing countries. Diners with a sweet-tooth can also try Toni's locally-famous home-made cakes and various desserts - her Lemon Meringue is a particular favourite amongst customers! The Carlton Restaurant also caters for specialised dining so customers with food allergies and intolerances can also enjoy The Carlton's food without worrying - simply mention your requirements to the staff. The Carlton Restaurant is also a popular venue for groups. Large groups (10+) are welcome to exclusively book The Carlton Restaurant on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights. With customers' choices and satisfaction in mind, Toni and Gaff can also custom-make menus. A large selection of wines, beers and cocktails are also available (either during the day or in the evening!).
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