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Caban Cafe

Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 3NR, Wales
+44 1286 685500
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 3NR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't live far from the Caban & go if we can at least once a week, every time we go the food is excellent both off the standard menu & specials. Two of the specials today were halloumi salad & lamb stew both excellent...More

Thank Lisa_Iwan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this amazing cafe 2 years ago. A beautiful community space, amazing design, decor and ambiance. Run by locals who always greet with a smile and have time to chat about your visit. The food is varied, freshly prepared and serviced with a smile. Artwork...More

Thank ockers2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

19 if us descended on Caban for lunch (10 kids!), without booking, the staff were wonderful with trying to accommodate all of us. The setting is magnificent, especially the all natural play area. The food was fresh, and had a great selection for vegetarians and...More

Thank londonhalfpint
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely location. Came here with a friend, two babies and two prams (there was plenty of room for us!). I had a halloumi salad off the specials menu and it was amazing! I kept finding delicious things in the salad such as fig, pomegranate, fresh...More

Thank DelCT2014
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

As luck would have it by arriving early we secured a table for my mother and I to enjoy a fabulous Mother’s Day Sunday roast. Swift, friendly service and delicious meals of roast beef, turkey served piping hot with perfectly prepared vegetables. Caban was exceptionally...More

Thank batteriesre-charged
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I often come to Caban following a long walk and have always received high quality imaginative freshly made food , just what I need! Plenty of specials to choose from, and the finished product is mouthwatering and the Chef - Yashva I think- will even...More

Thank Awen O
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Pleasant staff, very helpful. They cater for vegetarians and gluten free. They make the best coffee within many miles

Thank lyn2910
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Visited on a Friday lunch time and although it was very busy we were found a table. There was a nice lunch time and Christmas menu. The service is friendly , the food as always was great.

Thank MarthaJane0101
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Came here last month and had a lovely lunch. Had the falafel that was very generous in portion and reasonable with price. The chips were crispy and fluffy inside. Finished off with a chocolate and beetroot cake that was very rich and so chocolatey! Whilst...More

Thank 555niab
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent food and tea/coffee in lovely surroundings. Sufficient car parking on site. Plenty of newspapers and magazines to read while you wait for your food. A really good place to visit regularly.

Thank Chris H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yr Hen Ysgol | Brynrefail, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 3NR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Llanberis
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 685500
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Caban Café serves a fantastic and varied menu 9am-4pm seven days a week. Yashka and her team create daily specials, based on a healthy mix of organic products, the best from our local suppliers and fruit & vegetables from our on-site kitchen garden. This dedication to freshly prepared, healthy food, has resulted in an enviable reputation amongst locals and visitors alike. People like the coffee too!
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