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Jakes Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
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To 11 Hole in the Wall Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RF, Wales
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us had lunches of fish and chips, minted lamb burger, bacon sandwich for a total of less than 30 £, a good deal. Very small, quick service and good food in a fun environment. Toilet unisex is reached outside. Owner implicated with customers is personable. Jake's Bistro is recommended.

Thank Pierre B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The staff here are VERY friendly and outgoing. We were able to be seated on a very busy night, next to the window. The food was of standard production (hence the rating) and the garlic roasts were heavily garlic - be warned. Great staff, average food and averaged priced.

Thank DanAdventure
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Me and some friends were in Caernarfon and wanted some food, the Bistro looked quiet but the menu suited looked good. I had the duck, a friend had the venison, another friend wasn't hungry so had garlic bread. Really tasty food, great size portions, friendly service. Knocked off one point because it was cash only.

Thank Adam84Adam
Bury, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A friendly place to eat. Plenty of choice on the evening menu which is good value especially as you can take your own wine with no corkage to pay.

Thank KMc528789
Chester, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

You don't find non licensed restaurants around much so it was a quick visit to the of licence and on with the meal. A very good variety of food and all freshly cooked. The only slight issue was the food smells towards the end of the night, being a small place they were not extracted from the building and even... More 

Thank Doug_421
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went to Jakes in a party of eleven people on sat 3rd December. From the moment we arrived the hospitality and service was second to none. We all decided on the set three course meal which was very reasonably priced. There was a very good choice of options for each course to please everyone. From the starter to the... More 

Thank Andy L
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

the wife and myself popped into jakes as we haven't been for a while, the xmas tree was up and the trimmings! it looked like santa's grotto great! We had a nice surprise as they were serving xmas dinner as well as food from their regular menu. We had home made vegetable soup, xmas turkey with all the trimmings and... More 

Thank tony j
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food great price try to eat here most week's come from Penrhyn bay to eat here as food and service are great

Thank Hilary S
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The food seems to get better with every visit. We had the set menu which is very good value....the lamb just fell off the bone, and my husband's beef just melted in the mouth. We tried to get in on the Saturday night but they were fully booked, but we were offered a table for the Friday and as it... More 

Thank Eirwen A
Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a family meal there in August as my daughter was 30 lovely meal very reasonable staff were great very attentive thoroughly enjoyed

Thank martsand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: To 11 Hole in the Wall Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: 07775594857

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?