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Tafarn Y Porth

5_9 Eastgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1AG, Wales
+44 1286 662920
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (20 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
5_9 Eastgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1AG, Wales
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 6 friends , all ordered food same time some had too wait over half hour one waited 50 minutes . Food was really cold when it arrived , we did complain however the waiter wasn’t very polite or helpful , complained further too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steve-tennis
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Steve-tennis, We would like to apologise for your poor experience at Tafarn Y Porth. Your review has been discussed with the staff about the quality and wait for the meals. Again, we would like to apologise. Many thanks Management team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited here for a bite to eat, they had some special offers including a 14oz aberdeen angus steak for £6.99. The food was well cooked and amazing value for money. I dont normally eat steak out as more often than not its over done...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blue_haddock
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Blue_haddock, Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your steak! We hope to see you again. Many thanks, Management team

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Called again tonight 5/11/18 the pub was rammed with customers. The young lad behind the bar stated that there was 30 wait on food. The food came and it was spot on like always. The staff here works so hard to give good service. Customers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 600,975
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your food despite the wait. Hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Management team.

Reviewed November 4, 2018

Up with friends for a couple of nights. we had breakfast and dinner hear both days. my only mistake was to have the welsh firey curry to hot for me. breakfast was hot and prompt.. the only problem was waiting for a table in this...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank colaradopam
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Colaradopam, We are glad you enjoyed your visits with us. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Management team.

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Called in Friday evening for a bite to eat and a few drinks. Food and drink decent quality and price, decor a little bit tired. Good atmosphere, with a Welsh twist, everyone speaks Welsh 100% of the time (this is how it should be). So...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ianjmc85
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ianjmc85, We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. The majority of our staff are local and welsh speaking. The weekends do tend to quite busy adding to the atmosphere. We hope to see you again. Many thanks, Management team.

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I know from experience that Wetherspoons generally struggle to serve a breakfast that is hot but never before have we had food that was stone cold. I had to return a big breakfast to be reheated. My wife's bacon sandwich had to be returned but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank manicoverdrive
1715PubManager, Manager at Tafarn Y Porth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We would like to apologise for your poor experience. You are correct, it’s not rocket science to serve hot food. We are busy pub and from time to time mistakes do happen. Again, we would like to apologise and hope to see you again. Many...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Caernarfon we called in for lunch, a little deterred by the smokers congregated at the entrance. We were pleased to see the Food Hygiene rating of 5*. Lunchtime was busy but we didn't have to wait too long for our meal - 2...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank and13Tenby
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Went in for a few birthday drinks. Went in and all was ok until i was told by the doorman i “wasnt aloud alcohol” after he asked if i was with my family/parents i showed him my ID and said i can do as i...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank G M
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Sightseeing in the area and wanted somewhere for lunch. Typical Wetherspoons which was very busy when we arrived. We did wait about 35 minutes for food but it was lovely. Friendly server too!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 387mandyb
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Me and partner came here for food, we waited 20mintes for food we didn't mind the wait,my food I had the chicken Korma the food was stone cold ,and the rice came still in its package, i asked for another one i had to waited...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah S
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fiz67
August 10, 2017|
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Yes there is an outdoor seating area that you could take a dog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5_9 Eastgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1AG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 662920
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