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Moorings Bistro

4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales
+44 1766 513500
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab linguine” (17 reviews)
“tagine” (6 reviews)
“welsh beef” (13 reviews)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Welsh, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Lizzie V
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank wendi a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank colinsreynolds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go to this Cafe as we had been told by friends to visit if we were in the area. We were not disappointed, we had coffee and cake on our first visit and returned later in the week for lunch, the beef...More

Thank Derbyborn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently with friends, excellent food and service was great. Really attentive staff and nothing was too much trouble for them. A must if ever in Borth y Gest.

1  Thank Lois A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited porthmadog for a couple of days and moorings was highly recommended to us....I'm so grateful for the recommendation as I had the most wonderful experience...very welcoming, staff were very helpful, knowledgeable and couldn't do enough for us, I will definitely be returning here thank...More

Thank Ceri J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute Gem of a place..So glad our friends introduced us to this friendly fantastic bistro. Would highly recommend a visit the food is fantastic and the Sunday Lunch is to die for .. I congratulate the owner and staff for their hard work...More

1  Thank raylewis546
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i had Sunday lunch which was beautifully cooked and presented. We had the seafood chowder to start, which was delicious and a generous portion! The roast beef was cooked exactly to my taste (they do ask how you would like it to...More

Thank Mick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely adore this little gem of a place. Beautiful setting with amazing views. When visiting close friends we always make time to eat here, the food is delicious, we have sampled breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday Roast - obviously not all in one day!!!...More

Thank justinelewis2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. We have been here a number of times whilst visiting friends. Great atmosphere, super staff and the food is wonderful. Fresh fish is superb and everything you want from a Sunday lunch. Cant wait to go back x

1  Thank BluBell1207
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Questions & Answers
March 12, 2018|
Response from Gautier M | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed only on the terrace.
July 5, 2017|
Response from Gautier M | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Ivy Terrace | Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest LL49 9TS, Wales (Formerly Moorings bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Borth-y-Gest
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 513500
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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