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Y Gegin Fach

5-9, Pool Hill, Caernarfon LL55 1NP, Wales
+44 1286 672165
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“liver” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5-9, Pool Hill, Caernarfon LL55 1NP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, very good service, nothing too much bother, coffee made exactly to taste. Only called in for a drink but the local made Welsh Cakes are to die for, they are a must have. If in the area again will definitely pay a visit...More

Thank pat t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked out of the way in Pool Side not Pool Street, we eventually found it! Quick toastie lunch, piping hot, good mug of coffee (too cheap at £1.60). Lovely little cafe (yes its a cafe, that serves good local dishes) that obviously has its regulars...More

Thank GenuineUk
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner stopped off here for breakfast while passing through Caernarfon and it was simply amazing. The best traditional breakfast I've ever had at a cafe. The hash browns were so crispy and the eggs were like liquid gold 👌👌👌 10/10 would eat...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were on a day trip and tried the Y Gegin Fach on the strength of the excellent reviews. We were Not disappointed and we thought it was Excellent. The food was freshly prepared and very tasty. The staff were very friendly and efficient. And...More

Thank smithh65
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you fo your review and we are so glad we didn't disappoint.

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch before visiting Caernarfon Castle whilst on holiday. This cafe is off the beaten track but is well worth a visit for tasty food and friendly staff.

Thank Denise G
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for a great review

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Gegyn Fach is so cute it feels like a movie set or something you can only find in rural France, Italy, Spain or Portugal except here they have Polka Dot tablecloths and not checkered ones. Check for the specials, the liver and bacon dish is...More

Thank Kata S
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review and we're so glad you enjoyed the feel of the gegin fach, and having listened to our customers we now serve fresh bean coffee which is proving very popular with our customers

Reviewed 23 September 2017

My partner and I absolutely love this cafe; the staff are friendly, the food is delicious and we particularly enjoy the mugs of soup.

Thank _abiex
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thanks for your review-keep enjoying your freshly made mugs of soup.

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It was lovely here. We only came in for a hot drink and they very friendly and inviting. The food looked amazing too. They spoke both English and Welsh and acomodated everyone.

Thank Anita T
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Y Gegin Fach provided the perfect ending to a rather wet and windy bike ride; welsh rarebit and a mug of homemade soup was exactly what the doctor ordered. The staff were very friendly and were more than happy for me to bring my bike...More

Thank IanCooper93
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to y gegin fach. Our son loves cycling so Karen was more than happy for you to bring your bike indoors. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

10 out of 10! service amazing, staff amazing, food amazing, price as you would pay anywhere! I can't recommended Y Gegin Fach enough! cheese and ham toasty with salad and coleslaw efficient and VERY tasty order side chips was lovely. my sister loves the Cajun...More

Thank BellaHughes
Kevin J, Owner at Y Gegin Fach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for an excellent review- it means so much to us when our local customers enjoy their visit and as you mention, Karen's homemade soups are very popular all year round. Diolch.

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Andrea D
2 August 2017|
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Response from Donna W | Reviewed this property |
if it's nice weather there is a table outside
Carol w
14 March 2017|
Response from Kevin J | Property representative |
Thank you for your querie regarding parking and i can confirm that there is a multi storey car park within a 100 mtr of us.
30 October 2016|
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Response from Pat H | Property representative |
We open from 9:45 ~ 3:30 Tues to Sat Thanks for your enquiry Pat & Al
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9, Pool Hill, Caernarfon LL55 1NP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 672165
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