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Poachers Restaurant

66-68 High Street, Criccieth LL52 0HB, Wales
+44 1766 522512
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (53 reviews)
“pancakes” (34 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
British, Welsh, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66-68 High Street, Criccieth LL52 0HB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad we reserved a table, especially December Christmas party time. It very quickly became obvious why Poachers is named Criccieth best restaurant. We found the service very good and the food excellent. Really pleased with our food choice, skirt of Welsh black beef and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank loxg2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had our annual girls Xmas night out here on Saturday....was not disapointed. We all had a lovely meal and enjoyed both starter and turkey dinner! Staff were very attentive and managed to change my table time at short notice to please us. Will definitely be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rowenaj654
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night. Friendly staff and good wine list! Had the beef savoury pancake as a starter and the size could have been a main!! Beef sirloin also very good. Partner had the pheasant- also very good Neither of us had room for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Riffman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting another local restaurant and met with rude service we walked along another 200 hundred yards and went into Poachers. We did not have a reservation but were welcomed in. The service was warm and friendly and the food was served speedily and was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank adam_ormiston
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to eat, lovely food with lots of choice. Friendly staff and great service. Good choices of wine to accompany your meal. Busy for a Tuesday evening so reccomend booling in advance.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lancashirecherub
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully cooked food, and the menu changes often which makes it great for return visits! Food ranges from game to beef to stir fry, as well as catering to specific diets - all flavourful and filling. Puddings are always fantastic, but definitely have a starter...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Climber68673821643
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Enjoyed a good meal here last Friday. Nice starters and wine. Had the lamb but chop was on small side and an extra piece had been added but found it to be quite fatty but good value and would return if in area.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Geoff111046
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The restaurant is locally popular, being full on our first night, so we booked for the second. Service was friendly and sensible, fresh local ingredients had good flavour and there was a decent wine list. My duo of lamb was an example, although I wasn't...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Huw J
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Enjoyed a very good meal here this week, I had the lamb and it was possibly the best I have ever had. Good service, reasonably priced, friendly staff, well worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lizc365
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I tried for 3 days to get in here and finally managed it on the last night of our stay. I am really glad I persisted. We had starters of fish cake and beef pancake, followed by pheasant and Welsh lamb, and a dessert of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael T
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May 10, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$42
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-68 High Street, Criccieth LL52 0HB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Criccieth
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 522512
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Family-run business for over 20 years offering deliciously home-cooked traditional British and international dishes for excellent value.
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