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Gannets Bistro

7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
+44 1970 617164
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef wellington” (17 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here in the past and once again were not disappointed, once again the food was delicious and portions were superb.

Thank Tomo65_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after such a long time. Had a fab evening. Owners are so lovely. Had the old favourite beef wellington which all the locals will know and the other half had the steak. Lovely food, prices are ridiculously cheap. Wine is excellent and provided...More

Thank lou1978
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We often visit Aberystwyth but haven't noticed Gannets before. As previous commentators have said, it's stuck in a time warp. For us, this was part of its charm. It was quirky and not the usual run of the mill. The food was good and so...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Browsed the menu at lunch time and was told by a happy chappy leaving the restaurant that it was amazing. Happy days we thought. Booked for the evening. Restaurant is stuck in a time warp from the 1980's. Ordered a coke which was flatter than...More

1  Thank robwatkins82
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went on Saturday evening based on the menu on offer. Chose chicken in peach and port. Asked if I could substitute potatoes for fries. Was told "Na. It's roast potatoes. Healthier for you" in no uncertain terms. The meal was actually processed compressed chicken. The...More

Thank d0h55
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This review cover 2 visits in September. The first - family & the 2nd with friends. Both visits were of the excellent standard previously enjoyed at this superb restaurant/bistro. It is a real credit to the owners & Aberystwyth. The food is always beautifully cooked...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just had a beautiful lunch at Gannets. Braised squid to start. Have never tasted anything like it. We both had sirloin steaks that were so tender. Amazing food and complete value for money

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

found this fab place by accident glad we did had a 3 course meal and a litre of wine for £34 food was excellent and the service would recommend it highly pay this place a visit you won't regret it

Thank Karenm1971
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This place is strange in general. The decor is very old fashioned and totally random! The table had a ripped cloth and was tiny. It looks to be run by an elderly couple and is more like their loving room than a bistro. I order...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Well cooked fresh ingredients good sized portions - did not have room for a desert. Seafood ramekin always great as is the avocado and prawn starter. Beef Wellington was amazing! Very fair pricing and excellent friendly and efficient service.

Thank Frankie71baby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 617164
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