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Watkins Restaurant

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The Empire Hotel 73 Church Walks | Church Walks, Llandudno LL30 2HE, Wales
+44 1492 860555
18:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:00
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Sun 12:30 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 10:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Used restaurant as part of my group stay . Food was excellent, service quick and efficient. A nice atmosphere and it always seemed full so must be good!

Thank Geoff445
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have eaten at the Watkins Restaurant at the Empire Hotel, Llandudno for many years so I thought it was about time I record that this, by far, is my favourite restaurant experience in Llandudno. This is still a family run hotel and it's the same family as when I used to work at the Empire as a wine waiter... More 

Thank DesOwen
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151 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant , which is part of the Empire Hotel and open to non guests, but please note you must book, it gets full very quick. We had the 5 course menu for £23.50 per person, and boy was it value for money, excellent food, drinks a bit pricey but that's to be expected as it is a very... More 

Thank msh711
Craven Arms, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Lovely food, service beyond what you may expect front a hotel in North Wales. Love staying there, try and go for a spa if you can.

Thank philipjones132
West Drayton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Noticed set menu outside the restaurant which seemed very good value. So entered as a group of three on spec (we hadn't booked but as it was a Tuesday evening we thought it would be fine). On entering, and asking for a table of three, the waitress started to point out tables we could sit at, however then a waiter... More 

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Greasby, Wirral
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

First visit in a few years but this restaurant did not disappoint. Service excellent as expected from a top hotel, the quality of the food has to be 11/10. Fantastic! .

Thank thewirraltwosome
Matlock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was treated to a surprise meal here on Saturday evening and the food and service were excellent and the staff were very helpful.

Thank Jenny E
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very relaxed atmosphere although very busy, very efficient, friendly staff. Very good choice at breakfast either self service or waiter service. Dinner was excellent although a limited choice.

Thank MGAlanD
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great breakfast, delicious lunches, especially the club sandwich. Very attentive staff, many of whom have been there for decades. We'll be back next year.

Thank ShrewsburySal
Stafford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Standard menu with a specials menu which changes every day, The food is served plated but is plentiful and of a high standard, Good choice although a few more Gluten free options would be welcome

Thank Jill C

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$61 - US$61
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Empire Hotel 73 Church Walks | Church Walks, Llandudno LL30 2HE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Llandudno
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 860555
  • This restaurant is at Empire Hotel Llandudno
Watkins Co restaurant in Llandudno is an equation that comes out right every time. Take an award-winning restaurant, set it in one of Llandudno���s top hotels, create an historic Victorian dining stuffed with formal elegance, add in an inventive chef with a dab hand at classic favourites and it���s elementary -- Watkins is a hit. Half the menu is seasonal, locally-sourced a la carte deliciousness, while the other half is a daily-changing table d���hote menu offering excellent value. People love the home-made lasagne and the daily roast, but we recommend the more inventive creations, too. Watkins Co���s service, impressive children���s menu and a pocket-friendly wine list get top marks.

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