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Moorings Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Overlooking the beautiful and tranquil bay of Borth-y-Gest, the Mooring's Bistro team welcomes you in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Offering an inventive menu, prepared with the freshest local ingredients available, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition to the cosy fireplace inside, our heated terrace allows you to make the most of the stunning views, even in the winter. . Please check opening hours. Bookings recommended but not necessary. Lunch served from 11 am to 2pm. Dinner from 5.30 pm to 9pm. Breakfast 9.30 am to 11 am week-ends only
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welsh, European, British
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, cosy restaurant and cafe overlooking Borth y Gest Harbour. Sit outside in summer under the umbrellas. Great atmosphere. All fresh food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Basilfaulty43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for breakfast as a couple and it was fantastic. Had salmon and avocado on sour dough toast which was delicious and reasonably priced. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 685rossc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pathetic! This is the second time I’ve been turned away this year. Driven 20 miles for lunch. Turned up early. Sorry we have stopped serving as we have lots of prep to do for tonight. Bunch of amateurs. I suggest you ring ahead and book...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gastronaut2010
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We went back again to this small waters edge restaurant near Porthmadog. The food is imaginative, well cooked and beautifully presented. The staff are friendly and helpful. Particularly recommended are the lamb tajine served in a traditional tajine pot, and the confit duck which was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tony777_11
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved our meal here. Superb location, great service and the food was absolutely delicious. Well off the beaten track but worth a detour to eat here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DBPinAG
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We came here for some lunch after going to the beach. It was nice, enjoyed our meals & puddings! The menu was a bit limited at lunchtime but the staff were friendly. We had our dogs with us & so sat on the terrace.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Coralie d
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Tried Moorings Bistro on our first night in the area having arrived around teatime. Parking was easy on the street outside meaning we didn't need the car park nearby. As it was around 7pm in October we left our dog behind rather than sit outside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trevor L
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We got in last Saturday night due to a welcome cancellation. The staff were helpful and the food was outstanding. I had the crab linguine and it was creamy smooth with a tang from the chilli. I thought at first it was too much but,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 917lizziev
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here before, this time while dining i had the vegetable soup which was awful, it tasted sour. I didn't eat it and gave my feedback to the waitress. Then looking at the bill when we got home we had been charged for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank wendi a
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Came across the Moorings by accident so hadn't booked, but although the restaurant looked full we were welcomed and shown to the last available table. The menu was varied, with lots of specials on the board. We both had the chicken and seafood paella which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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March 12, 2018|
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Response from 850gautierm | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed only on the terrace.
July 5, 2017|
Response from 850gautierm | Property representative |
Hello Marilyn, Unfortunately we haven't got any wheelchair access or toilet. Kind regards, Moorings Bistro
July 25, 2016|
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Response from Mick P | Reviewed this property |
I think you are completely wrong about the Moorings. Are you sure you've ever been ? It's a great place, and the team there are lovely.
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