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Y Castell Restaurant

33 Castle Square | Y Castell Hotel, Caernarfon LL55 2NN, Wales
+44 1286 678895
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
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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 27, 2012

Food was very tasty just a bit on the small side, though after 3 very nice courses i was full up!

Thank WillyGDorset
Reviewed March 18, 2012

Sunday lunch: lovely Welsh lamb and beef, great vegetarian dish of local cheese with puy lentils. Superb sweets, give it a go!

Thank Sian46
Reviewed February 24, 2012

The service in this restaurant was very basic and unprofessional, the waitress was unfriendly. She took our order and bought our starters which were tasty, and then our mains, which was ok, my chicken was very salty to the point I couldn't eat most of...More

1  Thank Medi90
Reviewed January 27, 2012

A delicious meal - the best T- Bone steak I've had in a very long time! Good wine list also .

2  Thank sianelen
Reviewed January 22, 2012

It's ok, much money spent, decent beers and food. Quite good for a bar snack during dinner times midweek.

1  Thank Alwynne
Reviewed January 6, 2012

We ate here without a booking when the hotel was even catering for a function. We had the freshest mussels that were caught that afternoon. Nothing was too much trouble and the price was very good value. The restaurant was modern but still welsh, it...More

1  Thank Pauline M
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Ate here while staying in Caernarfon over Christmas. Excellent local food, nice atmosphere and good service, would visit again!

2  Thank annon12
Reviewed December 16, 2011

The landlady is a miserable women, not a place to go and very expensive

1  Thank ovalite2016
Reviewed December 14, 2011

There's not a lot of choice of restaurants in Caernarfon in the winter, especially early in the week. I was recommended to Castell by someone local and enjoyed it very much. The food was excellent and the service very discreet but alert and friendly. I...More

2  Thank RJB65
Reviewed November 21, 2011

The chef has one awards & un-surprisigly the food (& price) reflects this. Very well presented dishes with top quality ingredients. Very well decorated and a good place to have a drink before and after the meal as well. Polite and well mannered security on...More

1  Thank Ems676
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Questions & Answers
March 18, 2018|
Response from NiaJ118 | 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 NiaJ118 | 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, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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