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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” (462 reviews)
“sundae” (68 reviews)
“mango sorbet” (10 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 778 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a nice afternoon in the cafe. What a beautiful place (overlooking the sea), lovely service and omg how tasty ice cream!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank terake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Raspberry Ripple Ice cream in a cone is absolutely "Scrummy Yummy" - also the Yule Log Sundae. Toasted teacakes are very nice and the latte coffee lovely . Staff are efficient , polite and helpful, the place is clean , as are the toilets .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hugh W
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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

We visited Cadwaladers during our stay in Criccieth, having heard of their reputation for quality ice creams. We were not disappointed as there was a very good selection of different flavours and we were lucky to get a table overlooking the Sea. The ice cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Manfred B
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can fault this place, it had a lovely feel to it and was full of locals. That says a lot. Great coffee.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kingofgeography
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here today with my daughter and grandson. Hadn't been for a while and it really seems to have improved. The seats have been re-upholstered and the place seemed a lot cleaner than i remembered. Tables were cleared regularly and the staff were attentive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank briannefyn
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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 November 7, 2018

The ice cream and coffee hear are good but it's the views over the bay that are the real highlight. Of course the challenge is getting a table in the area with a view - it is always busy here and everyone wants to see...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GAlsager
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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 November 4, 2018

What better than picking up a wonderful Cadwaladers ice cream and walking along the beach on a warm October afternoon, simply the best for choice and taste.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikeJD2015
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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 October 24, 2018 via mobile

Our visits to criccieth are not complete without a visit to Cadwaladers a great selection of high quality eats and drinks or you can take a ice cream away to enjoy in the sunshine as you explore Criccieth. We enjoy sitting in with a scone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Raw10stall
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello :) Thank you for your 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 October 19, 2018 via mobile

Have been having these ice creams since I was a child- many many years ago! They are simply the finest ice creams ever!! I never eat one from anywhere else. Great range of flavours, cones and toppings. Indulge yourself!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelfan196
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

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

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Every time we plan a trip to Wales this a confirmed pit stop!! The choices of ice cream are out of this world!! And the food is great too! Pricing isnt the best but it is definitely worth it. We always opt for the 3...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Kathleen F
CatherineT2644, Public Relations at Cadwaladers, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

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, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 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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