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Caban Cafe

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Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Caernarfon LL55 3NR, Wales
+44 1286 685500
09:00 - 16:00
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were very pleased to find this cafe on the recommendation of Stefan, we were able to sit outside with the dog. I had soup and my husband and daughter had a sandwich I believe. It was fresh and organic. We were able to buy some chews for the dog and there are some produce to buy. There are also... More 

Thank clares366
Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, very pleasant curved, characterful room with a distinctive atmosphere, room for a small live band and some dancing - all at a very fair price and arranged with a highly professional, straightforward and helpful manager, Yashka. In warner weathger, there's a nice banlcony leading off the main room. It's also a very good place to drop... More 

Thank Aloysius2017
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place, considering we live so close I can't believe it took me so long to visit! With welcoming, friendly staff and a nice, pleasant atmosphere, I was pleased to find that the food lives up to the rest of the place! I had the lamb burger with chips - wow! Served on a sourdough bun (and... More 

4 Thank Stu H
Bangor, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a friend and as usual , the food and the service was really good. Nice choice of drinks and meals, the vegan platter is delicious! Always a pleasure to visit here.

Thank MarthaJane0101
Stone, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

When walking the circular route around Lake Padern from Llanberis heading north, at first, do make the slight diversion to Brynrefail for coffee, cake and a comfort break. Excellent - the meals looked good and the staff were great

Thank derk1234
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A bit difficult to find but well worth finding. The food is home made and delicious and they can also cater for large parties. Enjoyed a 70 the birthday here for a member of the family here several years ago and the food was fantastic. Highly recommended.

1 Thank eifioncymru
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, excellent service and in a beautiful location! Would recommend anyone to visit! Highly impressed !

1 Thank GethinRoberts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Just the perfect place for coffee, cake and relaxing after a day in the mountains. Scrummy breakfasts, just what you need!

Thank Besty94
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Been coming to Caban cafe for many years and never been disappointed. Had 3 lovely pancakes with Wavells bacon and plenty of syrup. Couldn't resist but to have a rocky road afterwards. The waitress was lovely and we (my mum and I) were served very quickly that we were very impressed. We were also intrigued that one of the waitresses... More 

Thank Nia B
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Visited today for lunch with a friend. We both had the lamb burger from the specials board, served on a sour dough bun with chunky chips and salad. It was all delicious, moist tasty burger and really lovely bun. Too full to try the cakes, which all looked great. It would have been difficult to choose between them anyway. Will... More 

Thank Nakemmin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Caernarfon LL55 3NR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 685500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?