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Gannets Bistro

) #30 of 107 Restaurants in Aberystwyth €€ - €€€ British, , Vegetarian Friendly
7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
+44 1970 617164
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
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British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is strange in general. The decor is very old fashioned and totally random! The table had a ripped cloth and was tiny. It looks to be run by an elderly couple and is more like their loving room than a bistro. I order...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Well cooked fresh ingredients good sized portions - did not have room for a desert. Seafood ramekin always great as is the avocado and prawn starter. Beef Wellington was amazing! Very fair pricing and excellent friendly and efficient service.

Thank Frankie71baby
Reviewed 3 July 2017

WhenI wrote my previous review of this fabulous Bistro I was sure I couldn`t better our experience. I was wrong. We visited again in June & we all enjoyed a totally superb, beautifully cooked & presented meal & enjoyed in homely surroundings. Our son ordered...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Gannets is tucked away in a backstreet at the top end of Aber, not far from the castle and it is well worth searching out. My daughter was studying at Aber uni and I am so glad we stumbled across this bistro whilst visiting her,...More

Thank RichardOfIpswich
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our son visited us for his birthday & we booked in at Gannets. we could not have made a better choice. The homely restaurant had a lovely atmosphere & the menu was extensive. All food is especially cooked using fresh ingredients & was beautifully presented...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Four of us booked a Friday evening, returning to a favourite restaurant from our student days (over 30 years ago!) and could have been disappointed.... but hurrah! we were not. Time has not aged the simply beautifully cooked, varied food, and Dave and Dilys are...More

3  Thank ThePughs14
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for food not too costly but there's something very special About this place delicious hot food always served x

Thank Sian J
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Has an authentic bistro atmosphere serving the best of british food. Roast lamb as good as anywhere.

Thank R H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A rainy Saturday evening in Aberystwyth, we came upon Gannets. Were not sure about visiting as it seemed like a private house. So glad we did though. An extremely friendly welcome and a delicious menu - We shared the homemade fish cakes, I had the...More

2  Thank MrsRamsden
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food was OK but service exceptionally slow. Took them an HOUR after ordering and after being served with starters, that our main selection was no longer available. Nice little bistro, let down down by poor service.

1  Thank ashma-scott
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 617164
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