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Alpine Coffee Shop

Station Approach, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AE, Wales
+44 1690 710747
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (200 reviews)
“club sandwich” (21 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Approach, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AE, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

As a frequent vistor to the area, I have been repeatedly disappointed by not only the tasteless food but also with the straight up rude and hostile service. It is clear that the staff are not trained and are disorganised, with no manners or social...More

Thank Margalade
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyable breakfast, fast service, a little pricey but to be expected in the town! Friendly staff and a nice clean comfortable restaurant

Thank JustLutieX
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good for lunch and all-day breakfast, which is very generous, but I didn't like the sausages (were they vegan?). The political theme is a bit irritating. Some of the cakes were okay.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The last day of our holiday and we had an early check out. This was definitely the place to come. Excellent food and a really good choice. Dog friendly was a bonus. We sat outside on the station platform. The meals were all appreciated and...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's always a good sign when a coffee shop is busy. I visited last week, the coffee & cheese on toast was tasty, but had to wait a while in the que & also for the food to come. Disadvantages of a popular venue. Good...More

Thank eva05120
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Alpine on a wet Monday afternoon with a friend. The cafe was extremely busy which I think is always a good sign. The staff were very friendly & the choice of food was unbelievable....so much choice especially if, like me, you have a...More

Thank raven2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compared to the other breakfast eateries in the area which looked more greasy spoon rather than a delightful place to relax and prepare for a days hiking . The alpine coffee shop was a real treat to find. Fabulous atmosphere from the moment we walked...More

Thank akbithrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been there twice for breakfast and both times were not disappointed. It's a very well located place and the fact that they are so much into conservation is a very good thing. The prices are very reasonable and the staff very friendly. The back...More

Thank kilpauk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, slow service, inflated prices and far too much money raising info. I’m all for raising money for good causes but this place takes it to a new high, feels overwhelming.

Thank Sparky1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in a number of times for a brew and snacks, always pleasant and nice food and drinks. You sometimes have to queue for a while but this never bothers me , there is plenty of seating inside and out (covered heated area).always worth a...More

Thank iain f
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12 April 2018|
Response from gribbolino | Reviewed this property |
Shuts at 5:30pm each day but think occasionally has evening events 👍
5 December 2017|
Response from Mandy H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry couldn’t tell you but for what we had the cost did surprise us, not as as much as we expected... good value..
26 December 2016|
Response from welshbirdshols | Reviewed this property |
sorry just seen this I dont know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Approach, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Betws-y-Coed
  • Phone Number: +44 1690 710747
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