Five Best Places to Eat in Snowdonia

December 1, 2022
Tim Coysh

The Snowdonia area is a famous tourist spot, well-known for its natural beauty. Snowdonia national park is visited by a huge number of tourists each year from the UK and all over the world. With all these visitors there is a need for them to find somewhere to eat and below are some of the best places in the Snowdonia area to dine and rest after a long walk through the countryside or up the scenic mountains.

1. Hebog Bwyty & Llety

Hebog Bwyty & Llety is known for its hospitality and the quality of the food that is prepared on the premises. The restaurant is situated in a relaxed place where people can enjoy the surrounding. The food is tasty and suitable for all the members of the family.

The staff are professional, friendly and will give a warm welcome when you arrive. The quality of service is well-known and has many visitors coming back for more.

It is Bistro & Café in the heart of Beddgelert, offering beautifully prepared fresh local cuisine, a stone’s throw from Snowdon. Enjoy lunch and Dinner in some of the most idyllic surroundings.  The restaurant also offers free car parking for its customers, so make sure to visit the restaurant when you travel to Snowdonia.

“Definitely the nicest food I have ever tasted! This place is always busy but we were lucky enough to get a table without booking. The food was SOO good! Myself and my boyfriend had a starter and main each and shared a dessert which was the best part, we shared the Hebogs famous…”

AddressCaernarfon, Beddgelert, Caernarfon LL55 4UY


Monday Closed
Tuesday 5–8:30pm
Wednesday 5–8:30pm
Thursday 5–8:30pm
Friday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Saturday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Sunday 12–2:30pm, 5–8:30pm

Phone01766 890400

plates of food from above

2. Bistro Betws-y-Coed

Bistro Betws-y-Coed has been successful in providing quality food in the area for many years. The restaurant has the food prepared in a home-style manner and this has increased its popularity. The only limitation is that there are only a few options for vegetarians. The restaurant staff are very patient, professional, and friendly. The restaurant also welcomes advance bookings for diners.

Head chef and owner Gerwyn Llyr Williams. a young man from the area who attended Llandrillo College and has extensive experience working in upscale lodging and dining establishments, including Odette’s in London with Bryn Williams. He was a part of the Welsh culinary team, which competed successfully and took home gold and silver medals. A total of 18 people, including seasonal help, are working with him. He is assisted by Ceri Ratcliffe, the front-of-house manager, and Edward Valentine, the second chef, who is aided by Damien Ayre. For 2015 and 2016, we are mentioned in the Good Food Guide.


Phone01690 710328


WINTER evenings. Wed – Sat. 6.30 pm – 9 pm Saturday/Sunday Day 11.30-2.30

SPRING DAYTIME: Wed-Sun lunchtimes

Holidays and Peak: (EASTER/SUMMER) Open 7 days and 7 nights

SPRING EVE: Wed-Sun. 6.30-9.30 pm

3.Ty Gwyn

The Ty Gwyn Hotel is a four-star coaching inn from the 16th century that overlooks the Conwy River and is located in the breathtaking Snowdonia National Park. Since 1982, the Ratcliffs family, has owned and operated the inn. They take great delight in providing their guests, many of whom have been coming back year after year, with a warm and welcoming stay. The Inn’s bar and restaurant, which serves superb meals, are very highly recommended in the community. The restaurant’s owner and chef, Martin, takes pride in his job. He sources a lot of the food locally and prepares it creatively and freshly for his menu.

Ty Gwyn is one of the best places to eat in the area. It is recommended you book in advance before making a visit to this restaurant. The quality of the food is excellent, fresh and tasty. The price is reasonable for the quality of food they provide. There are various options on their menu. The restaurant staff are very professional, knowledgeable, and friendly, making sure you have an excellent time when you visit the premises.

AddressBetws-y-Coed LL24 0SG

Phone01690 710383


Monday 5–8pm
Tuesday 5–8pm
Wednesday 5–9pm
Thursday 5–9pm
Friday 5–9pm
Saturday 12.30–3pm, 5–9pm
Sunday 12.30–3pm, 5.30–7:30pm

4. Watson’s Bistro

 Modern Welsh dining in a family-run restaurant with a patio backing onto the old town walls. This lovely Bistro provides excellent cuisine at an affordable price. The restaurant is suitable for evening dining only.

The restaurant is one of the most popular places to eat for the local people of Snowdonia. All of the dishes at The Bistro are cooked from scratch using only the best local ingredients.

They pride themselves on their ethic that nothing less than the best will do for their customers and work hard to make your dining experience one to remember.

They do advise making reservations and are eager to hear from you and welcome you to their bistro.

AddressChapel St, Conwy LL32 8BP


Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5.30–9pm
Thursday 5.30–9pm
Friday 5.30–9pm
Saturday 5.30–9pm
Sunday 5.30–9pm

Phone01492 596326

Mexican wrap and tomatoes

5. Signatures Restaurant

Signatures Restaurant offers first-class cuisine and great service, with diners coming back time after time. This restaurant is an ideal place to have a tasty meal and spend time with your loved ones.

A lavishly decorated restaurant serving contemporary British cuisine from an open kitchen, plus a bar.

Enjoy the award-winning cuisine at Family Run, Signatures Restaurant, which is situated on the grounds of Aberconwy Resort & Spa and is Michelin recommended.

AddressAberconwy Resort & Spa, Conwy LL32 8GA


Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Thursday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Friday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Saturday 12–2:30pm, 5–9pm
Sunday 12–8pm

Website: Signatures

Phone: 01492 583513

These are some of the restaurants in Snowdonia that have received rave reviews from customers and have been rated high in terms of quality of food and better hospitality.

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