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Y Castell Restaurant

33 Castle Square | Y Castell Hotel, Caernarfon LL55 2NN, Wales
+44 1286 678895
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (9 reviews)
“carbonara” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Castle Square | Y Castell Hotel, Caernarfon LL55 2NN, Wales
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the manager and her staff for providing a special gluten free menu and ensuring the meals were prepared and served with care. Great meal and atmosphere.

Thank redsiren
Nia J, Manager at Y Castell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review redsiren!!! What a pleasure it was to serve you and your family. I hope you had a fantastic day at the wedding. Kind Regards Nia

Reviewed March 26, 2018

Welcoming atmosphere, great value, lovely menu, central location. Highly recommended for a delicious meal in very smart surroundings. Dog friendly section was really appreciated!

Thank Shaza-7
Nia J, Manager at Y Castell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review!

Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food, bright and friendly atmosphere, great service. The poshest place our dog have ever been allowed in!

Thank MancMum
Nia J, Manager at Y Castell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very much for the review. I ma so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed March 22, 2018

We called in here for a drink before dinner. Pleasant surroundings, friendly staff and reasonable prices.

Thank N_IrelandFranco
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Nia and the staff organised a truly magnificent buffet for us to celabrate our wedding with friends and family. All our guests complimented us on our choice of venue and quality of the food served. There was nothing too much touble for Matthew and Sioned...More

Thank CGT71
Reviewed March 18, 2018

My wife and I have had Sunday lunch several times this winter in Y Castell, and the quality of the food has been superb each time, friendly staff and excellent beer. We would definitely recommend Y Castell.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Hi we came to this restaurant on Monday 12th March,the service by Dylan was excellent,the food was absolutely delicious my partner had the lasagna an he said it was the best he had ever had,I had the chicken burger an I thought it was amazing,we...More

Thank Clare-Louise H
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Nia & Marline for a lovely welcome today. Everyone really enjoyed the meal. It was very busy , however everyone was very well looked after. I would highly recommend a visit as I know you will not be disappointed. Definitely see you again...More

1  Thank Kathy2250
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Went here with my husband for food and enjoyed a lovely meal. Staff were great - very attentive and got served really quickly. There isn't much of an atmosphere in the bar area but we'd definitely have food there again.

Thank 784susannb
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

After a lovely drive up from South Wales, arriving in Caernarfon early evening we came upon Y Castell Hotel. We popped in for a drink and decided we would have a meal, the food was lovely and plentiful and in particular my belly pork and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nia J, Owner at Y Castell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Caernarfon and visit us again in future. Diolch

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Questions & Answers
March 18, 2018|
Response from Nia J | Property representative |
Hello, We do have gluten free options available. Unfortunately we do not at present have a separate fryer (onion rings are cooked in the same fryer) However we do have other options available. We normally offer pan fried... More
Tony H
March 18, 2018|
Response from Nia J | Property representative |
Hello Yes, we are open 11am - late. We serve food from 12-9pm. Both our regular menu and Sunday lunch set menu are available. Hope you give us a visit! Kind Regards, Nia Jones
June 21, 2016|
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Response from GJonesWales | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not at Y Castell due to it being primarily carpeted and a eating venue. Our sister venue Copa a few doors away do allow dogs though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Castle Square | Y Castell Hotel, Caernarfon LL55 2NN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 678895
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Local family run bar and restaurant, serving good beer and local fresh food. Family friendly, and dog friendly! Private function room available.
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