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Tafarn y Gader Tapas, Bistro & Bar

Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
+44 1341 421227
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (130 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was flavoursome with plenty of selection. Service polite, helpful and prompt. Good selection of wines. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Llew86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 7 friends and had a lovely evening. The food was delicious and authentic - and the staff were very helpful and approachable. Loved the various gin cocktails. 10/10 would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elin T
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for two on a cold wet November Wednesday night we received a warm welcome when arrived and settled on six tapas dishes to share and we were not disappointed everyone of our chosen dishes were tasty and well presented and excellent...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stevedebvw
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I contacted Tafarn y Gader Tapas at late notice and received a prompt response confirming a table that evening. The food was absolutely fantastic and the staff were welcoming and attentive. A brilliant little restaurant a total gem. The food was simply...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Ciaran M
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We had intended on going for some good pub grub but the kitchen was closed there, we ended up here and so happy for it! They don’t have the biggest of tapas menus but what we had was excellent quality and it came out quickly....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simon H
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here after original choice for food was full, ordered the mixed tapas for two but scoffed the lot myself! Washed this down with cold cider, so full that the great looking desserts were out of the question. Pleasant attentive staff and the decor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 964warrens
Reviewed October 19, 2018

DIned here on a mid-week evening and was surprised how busy the restaurant was. We were served drinks pretty quickly and our food order was taken promptly but there was quite a wait until the food arrived and it also came in dribs and drabs....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julie W
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We had our first visit here this week and really enjoyed our meal. Lovely selection. Good portion sizes. Lots of homemade cheesecakes to choose from for dessert. We had 5 dishes between 2 and that worked well. The waiter was lovely, friendly and very helpful....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pamela P
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Had a couple of Sunday carveries here, they were excellent, but the best was yet to come. We booked in for a midweek family meal and hit the tapas menu, wine list and paellas. It was all great, the wine was sublime even to our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank weekendwarriors1995
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We been a few times to the Tapas night. Great food at a reasonable price. We’ve been when a band was on great fun at very friendly staff. Would deffo recommend if you’re staying in Dolgellau for the night.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hadwin
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Response from garethjones86 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
£10.95 and worth every penny
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Response from Dol123 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any dogs there on my visits. I can try to find out if you want me to . Let me know
July 29, 2016|
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I don't know if they do. But the owner is very friendly, you can surely ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 421227
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