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The Gatehouse

Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
+44 1554 891278
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (19 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
“coleslaw” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped into this delightful little cafe after arriving in Kidwelly on the bus to ask directions to the nearby Holiday Village. Steph who happens to be the owner insisted on taking me to my destination as there is no taxi firm based in Kidwelly,...More

Thank 23julie23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a drizzly visit to the castle we wandered down the road to grab a coffee here. The tea / coffee was great and they made my daughter a “small” hot chocolate. We got some cake as well and the staff were very friendly. Definitely...More

Thank splodge1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One not to miss if in Kidwelly. Lovely and clean with friendly staff. My husband had a large breakfast with toast, I had egg on toast and we had a big pot of tea for 2. Food was delicious well presented and cost us just...More

Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, decent quality food (panini and baguette), and pretty good coffee. Worth a visit if going to the castle.

Thank Herefordnomads
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from the Castle, by the Gatehouse( hence the name), a lovely place excellent foo. Friendly welcome.

Thank Huw G
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Called in the Gatehouse for breakfast 20/4/18, lovely place , fabulous staff, spotlessly clean and as we say in the black country "Bostin fittle", will definitely be visiting the Gatehouse next time in Kidwelly. Thankyou!

Thank rayjeanbates
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband visited this little coffee bar 1 Saturday morning whilst spending the weekend in the Hazeldene caravan park locally. What an awesome little place we both had breakfast which everything was cooked beautifully and the staff(who were awesome) went above and beyond...More

Thank tracy j
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Small friendly place, full of homely charm and with amazing service and home cooked food, a ‘must visit’ when in the area!

Thank RichJH2111
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Just a quick pit-stop for some coffee and ice-cream. Friendly welcome in a traditional old-school tea house

Thank Welshman2007
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Lovely little place for a bite to eat , fresh rolls with homemade ingredients . Hot chocolate with marshmallows and cream worth a try. Good value . Wonky seats...

Thank Villageoldman
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June 10, 2017|
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Response from Thomas D | Reviewed this property |
Did not consider it as the weather was not sitting out weather. I cannot confirm whether it has that facility. The eating area is not big but they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Kidwelly, Kidwelly SA17 5AX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Kidwelly
  • Phone Number: +44 1554 891278
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