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Cafe R

Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
+44 1824 703571
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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Welsh, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very helpful and tasty gluten free options off the beaten track but clearly very popular with the locals

Thank Baggins2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cafe with a friend who had nothing but good to say about the Sunday lunch. We had a panini and a sandwich and soup. My panini was mozzarella, tomato and pesto, very tasty. The place was full with people enjoying the Christmas dinner,...More

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Friday lunchtime. Plenty of people in the cafe and seemed to have som e atmosphere. However my jacket potato with tuna was the worst that I have ever tasted. Potato was microwaved and hard in parts and tuna was dry. I was...More

Thank carole h
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is usually a local for us midweek for lunch or snack. It has always been a struggle to get served quickly but today we went to the counter ourselves and placed the order. After 22 minutes the drinks has still not arrived. Only ordered...More

Thank B1660TVkaren
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Friday; 1.30pm; 14 tables occupied by about 37 folk. Two waitresses only; needed three. They did their best but were close to being overwhelmed. The menu is eccentric. I was expecting MAINS but there was no such thing. I was expecting a choice of say...More

Thank Northwales_9
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Visited on a weekday afternoon. The cafe was practically empty but several unoccupied tables had not been cleared of used cutlery, plates, glasses, etc. We had the impression we were in a works canteen rather than a commercial enterprise. We selected a place to sit...More

Thank Drehort
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Excellent sandwiches, fresh salad ingredients. Good coffee. Very tasty indeed. Quick service,friendly staff in a clean environment. THE soup, Spanish potato and garlic was very tempting, next time! Tempting cakes. A great menus of hot and cold dishes, vast choice.

1  Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Cafe R is located next to the arts center in Ruthin. We have dined here many times. They provide an good varied menu complete with specials board. They also have a selection of cakes to die for. Staff could not be more helpful. You can...More

2  Thank Edwin57
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Only stopped for coffee but could not resist the scone and flapjack. Wish we had stopped for lunch, the meals were very good indeed. Mid range prices, well worth it.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Since the art centre opened, Café R has always made a detour via Ruthin a must. The main means are still good under the new management but the coffee and cakes now show a lack of attention to detail. The cakes were always made on...More

1  Thank neill g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 703571
Cafe R is a local authority run establishment and is an integral part of Ruthin Craft Centre in Denbighshire. Natural light streams into Cafe R, creating a relaxing environment for you to have lunch with family/friends or just join us for a coffee and a piece of one of our delicious homemade cakes. You can also sit outside (weather permitting) in our dedicated dining area. Our local Chefs prepare all the food on site with everything from snacks, lunches and traditional Afternoon Teas. We endeavour to use local suppliers wherever possible and we are open 7 days a week from 10am to 5.30pm (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).
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