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The Carlton Restaurant

32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
+44 1970 612314
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak burgers” (2 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Antonia and Gaff are a delightful couple with the ability to satisfy an empty belly with great plant-based food and superb coffee. Staff is friendly and the place has a pleasant, warm look, with plenty of light and space. Toilets were very clean too. A...More

Thank eolaystwyth
Reviewed 29 April 2018

When I visit Aberystwyth I always love to visit here as I am never dissapointed. The food, atmosphere and service are well worth a visit.. Choose what you eat it is always lovely presented Well worth a visit

1  Thank Glynis H
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The season hasn’t started yet so while the best places to eat in Aberystwyth were open, there weren’t many customers except for the people sitting by the big windows of The Carlton. I had an excellent lamb cawl followed by a toffee, walnut and apple...More

Thank Kata S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had a terrific vegetarian breakfast here yesterday. Cooked perfectly, piping hot and served up by a very helpful waitress. All served with a really good cup of coffee. My wife (meat eater) loved hers too. The rest of the menu looks decent too if you...More

Thank GillJezz
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Really good service, food turnaround was quick, portion vs price value was really good too =] Can't recommend enough if you're in the area looking for breakfast!

Thank Melvin C
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Found because I looked up! Very surprised when we walked in. Great 1st impressions and enjoyed our visit. Lovely choice of menu,all at great prices, value for money. Staff were friendly and great service. Would recommend,but not to too many people! Will definitely visit again,...More

Thank barnvillas
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

No better place to eat. Always a very warm welcome . Fabulous service. Food is amazing . Highly recommended. My family love eating here. Affordable prices .

Thank 2hazel
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Allways fantastic food and sevice. Great range of specials / cakes and very accomadating to your needs .

Thank bullmastiff68
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good service - when we couldn't decide what should we choose the waitress (I think less than 18 years old with polish accent) said we should try scones (actually she was talking about them as they were made from gold and I thought she's on...More

Thank Pat1304
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

As always the staff & food was excellent. Good value for money and clean and comfortable. My 1st choice in Aberystwyth

Thank Dave D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 612314
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The Carlton Restaurant has been under new management since its opening on 3rd July 2013. Owned and run by former chef and owner of the popular Corner's Restaurant on Chalybeate Street (who have also welcomed famous Welsh celebrities in the past such as Tom Jones and Cerys Matthews from Catatonia), Toni and her partner, Gaffari, would like to welcome everyone! The Carlton Restaurant is centrally located in the main town centre of Aberystwyth and boasts an elevated position (above Superdrug) overlooking the main street. Locally-sourced and fresh ingredients and home-cooked with great care and attention to customers' health and well-being are at the forefront of The Carlton's aims. Customers can enjoy delicious and healthy drinks knowing that every beverage consumed helps to support producers in developing countries. Diners with a sweet-tooth can also try Toni's locally-famous home-made cakes and various desserts - her Lemon Meringue is a particular favourite amongst customers! The Carlton Restaurant also caters for specialised dining so customers with food allergies and intolerances can also enjoy The Carlton's food without worrying - simply mention your requirements to the staff. The Carlton Restaurant is also a popular venue for groups. Large groups (10+) are welcome to exclusively book The Carlton Restaurant on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights. With customers' choices and satisfaction in mind, Toni and Gaff can also custom-make menus. A large selection of wines, beers and cocktails are also available (either during the day or in the evening!).
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