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Cafe R

$$ - $$$
Welsh, Cafe, British
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Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
+44 1824 703571
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stopped for coffee but could not resist the scone and flapjack. Wish we had stopped for lunch, the meals were very good indeed. Mid range prices, well worth it.

1 Thank Michael C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Since the art centre opened, Café R has always made a detour via Ruthin a must. The main means are still good under the new management but the coffee and cakes now show a lack of attention to detail. The cakes were always made on site with the finest ingredients. The filling to my cake yesterday was mass produced and... More 

1 Thank neill g
ruthin UK
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120 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch and the new management has kept up the standard. Very busy on a Sunday with about 3/4 tables booked. Very family friendly with plenty of room for prams etc and high chairs. The menu is very mixed with something for everyone, we had the roast dinner and it was plentiful and very tasty and reasonably... More 

2 Thank Gwyn E
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We called at Ruthin Craft Centre and stopped at Cafe R for lunch on our busy schedule around the AONB. Dad liked the look of Welsh Rarebit as soon as he saw it on the menu. I'm vegan (former vegetarian but developed a dairy allergy) and spotted some items that I knew could be veganised; so I asked the server... More 

1 Thank Cambr1a
Ruthin, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
216 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Visited with friends for the Cafe R Christmas lunch. Nicely set festive tables even though the serviettes had Denbighshire County Council printed on them! Not even in red!! A good choice of starters, main and dessert. These included Ham hock Terraine, Goats Cheese Tartlet . Mains of turkey etc and sea bass which I had and really enjoyed. One niggle.... More 

2 Thank bordoli
Level Contributor
58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Called into this little cafe and sampled some delicious cake baked on the premises. Can't beat freshly made sandwiches and home made cakes. I had a light meringue filled with fresh cream and strawberries, topped with a light coffee flavoured icing, absolutely delicious. Very cosy and clean, service with a smile. Had a few meals too if you felt a... More 

1 Thank Sharon H
The leek
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely visit to Cafe R today, we had not been before, but shall definitely be returning. When we arrived it was packed! Nearly all the tables were taken due to a coach party and other customers before us. We found a seat by the window and after looking at the menu and the specials we went up to order, we... More 

6 Thank Constructive
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My partner and I called in here for coffee and scones , both of which were excellent. We were able to sit on a comfortable sofa too and read current newspapers without feeling at all rushed. The scones were absolutely delicious and nice and big too! Excellent service. Absolutely lovely experience.

2 Thank Rosemary D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely food all fresh and local. Nice different sandwich fillings and few main meals to choose. Service little slow but as its all freshly prepared dont mind the wait.

3 Thank stringey
England, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious lunchtime food - specials burger, tuna melt panini and chocolate cake. Huge portions. Nice, clean large cafe with very friendly staff.

3 Thank DenY Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Welsh, Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 703571
Cafe R is a local authority run establishment and is an integral part of Ruthin Craft Centre in Denbighshire. Natural light streams into Cafe R, creating a relaxing environment for you to have lunch with family/friends or just join us for a coffee and a piece of one of our delicious homemade cakes. You can also sit outside (weather permitting) in our dedicated dining area. Our local Chefs prepare all the food on site with everything from snacks, lunches and traditional Afternoon Teas. We endeavour to use local suppliers wherever possible and we are open 7 days a week from 10am to 5.30pm (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

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