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Cadwaladers

The Iris | Castle Street, Criccieth LL52 0DP, Wales
+44 1766 523665
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (435 reviews)
“sundae” (67 reviews)
“mango sorbet” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Welsh, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Iris | Castle Street, Criccieth LL52 0DP, Wales
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1 - 10 of 767 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can't visit Criccieth without visiting Cadwaladers As always great service fantastic Sticky Toffee and Banana Sundae Wonderful Thanks again See you next year Dickie :-)

Thank RDeLawn
Reviewed 2 days ago

....and we saw the lights of Cadwaladers! We parked directly outside (a bonus for me as I have trouble walking) and popped in for a coffee. Once inside it was bright and welcoming, and you are greeted by a huge selection of ice creams. Looking...More

Thank Geo5641
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our 4th visit to Criccieth. Our B and B (Glynis’s Boutique) overlooks Calwaladers. After a long 7 miles walk we weaken and decided to have an ice cream. We did not realise it was reasonably large cafe with a number of people in...More

Thank Cambs_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch sat at a table by the window what a great view. On entry thought they were full but it wasn’t just a party from the local infants school ( I suppose) all in high spirits. Ordered toasted sandwiches and a pot...More

Thank waimara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

miserable girl served us,short with us and was snappy. ice cream was a bit frosty but was ok wont be going there again,we were having a great day until then.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch after walking round the castle. My daughter had a jacket potato with Chilli and cheese and myself and my husband had the Chilli con Carne and bloomer bread. The meals were served quickly and we enjoyed our lunches while looking out to...More

Thank Mandy B
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cath Cadwaladers Online Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to visit the castle we passed this place on our way and our little girl took a craving for an ice cream and we told her we would return on our way back. How glad we were all the ice creams we had...More

Thank NottsPanther
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you all again soon. Kind Regards, Cath Cadwaladers Online Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each time I'm in the area I always visit Cadwaladers. This time I tried the salted caramel and it was absolutely gorgeous. Brilliant choice for all tastes.

Thank Sam S
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cath Cadwaladers Online Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has the best selection of ice creams that I know! The knickerbocker glory is to die for, I cannot wait to go back.

Thank Simon M
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cath Cadwaladers Online Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Often pop in for coffee. Consistently good. Very popular local ice cream retailer also offering other cakes, sandwiches and none alcoholic drinks. Wonderful views across the bay from the rear setting area. Very nice selection of ice cream dishes.

Thank clarke455
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cath Cadwaladers Online Team

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dan45191
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Y7449ZUtimb | Reviewed this property |
Lovely ice cream I assure you and more well worth a try you won't regret it
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dan45191
August 27, 2017|
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Response from malcolmcrosshills | Reviewed this property |
lovely ice cream you will not be disapointed
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wilfStaffordshire
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Cadwaladers | Property representative |
We are very sorry to hear this. We would have liked to have looked into the issue for you to see if there was a problem with the batch that you purchased. Please let me know if you would like to follow this up with us any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Iris | Castle Street, Criccieth LL52 0DP, Wales (Formerly Cadwaladers)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Criccieth
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 523665
  • E-mail
Description
Cadwaladers was established in 1927 in the little village of Criccieth by David and Hannah Cadwalader. Over the years, we have expanded our popular ice cream and coffee cafes all over Wales and England, bringing the best quality service and products to our customers. We are proud to still serve our traditional recipe ice cream developed by Hannah Cadwalader (which still includes the famously secret ingredient!) and now our specially developed exclusive blend of espresso, hot chocolate and loose leaf tea which have been designed to redefine the standards of excellence in hot beverages. With our competitive prices, special products and caring team, we can assure you that we can provide options for all the family, including gluten free ice cream and cakes.So bring your friends, children, partner and dogs! To our lovely cosy cafés and relax in comfort whilst our friendly team treat you to the very best Wales can bring, served with a great deal of love and care.
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