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Wavecrest Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Church Bay | Rhydwyn., Holyhead LL65 4ET, Wales
+44 1407 730650
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of the way but so nice. Food is exceptional all home made. The cakes are mouthwatering. Proprietors are lovely people friendly and attentive. A must to visit!

1 Thank Dorothy R
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Been here many times,Always good service and polite staff and a varied selection, recommend the scones

Thank angleseyaviator
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The premises were closed for refurbishment when we visited and the food and drinks were being provided by way of a mobile snack bar so no awards here for fab meals or content but this is a beautiful location and the outdoor seating on a beautiful sunny day made our visit to Church Bay all the better. Friendly staff and... More 

Thank walshy1160
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We LOVE the Wavecrest. The food is unexpectedly excellent - hearty, tasty and done with love. The cakes are so good - the chocolate fudge in particular. The pies always look amazing but I tend to end up with my favourite pulled pork bap. Even the coffee is first-rate. The service is truly personal. They care. Prices are higher than... More 

1 Thank JeffnaB-M
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Location is fantastic, literally next to Church Bay beach. Visited for lunch during a week's stay on the island, and lucky to have nice weather so sat outside with our dog. Food wise there is a good choice, and the meals we had were nice. Some of the prices are little steep, but I guess the location adds to it!

1 Thank Kate D
Deeside, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

good value to be had here the best scones we have tasted over all the food is cooked and presented to a good stanard all staff very friendly

1 Thank Michael G
Chester, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Situated 50' from the beach. This quaint little cafe serves nice food from friendly staff. At the moment it's closed Monday Tuesday Wednesday. If it's sunny theres an outside eating area on a raised grass bank. If your in the area, maybe walking the coastal path which runs within metres of the cafe, pop in, you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank Paultheboat
Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had been fortunate enough to stumble over this huge gem in tiny not even village settings just before they closed for the season...So the young student was going back to uni, the dance teacher back to teaching dancing and an ever so fascinating gentleman who is planing a pizza oven in a horse box, a micro brewery and some... More 

2 Thank The-wicked-Landlady
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was the second time I had visited this cafe. The location is beautiful, overlooking the sea and just a short walk up from the beach at Church Bay. The reason I visited a second time was simple, to enjoy once again the magnificent, massive scones that come with jam and cream. Certainly the finest I have tasted. Every time... More 

Thank Anthony N
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Any cafe that's only open 3 days a week to a full house suggests a top Beatery nes pas. The range of hot and cold lunches was extraordinary, from hot meals, bagettes and salads followed by a large selection of home made cakes and pastries. We ate outside on the easily accessible lawned area across the road as we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Bay | Rhydwyn., Holyhead LL65 4ET, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Holyhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1407 730650
We are a Family run beach cafe passionate about making good honest homemade food !

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?