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Riverside Restaurant

5 The A | Craig-y-Dderwen - The Riverside Hotel, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AS, Wales
+44 1690 710293
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“guinea fowl” (2 reviews)
“black pudding” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options
5 The A | Craig-y-Dderwen - The Riverside Hotel, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AS, Wales
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

A lovely restaurant with some great food and beautiful views of the river. The staff were very friendly and efficient and there was a nice relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant. Would definitely recommend the hand-churned ice-cream - it was amazing!

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We decided to go to Hotel tonight with view to having a couple of drinks and a look at what was on offer on the menu. We were greeted by the barmaid once we had negotiated the obstacles with my wife's mobility scooter. She informed...More

Thank pmullany
snowdoniahotel, Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

snowdoniahotel, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this review, 9 May 2017 Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and I do totally understand your disappointment in not being able to enjoy our idyllic location just as a bar. Unfortunately we...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This restaurant is part of a hotel, even though we weren't staying here (maybe next time we will!) the setting was gorgeous. The food was truly exquisite and the customer service was excellent. Definitely will return here soon.

2  Thank Kaybry2016
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We have had a lot of birthday meals here for various family meals but after last night we can truly say as locals we will not be returning. First of all the meal we could not fault ( until ruin by the screaming child )...More

1  Thank rew2000
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Had an afternoon tea booked at this establishment for my birthday but boy do I regret my decision to eat here! Dry bread, *off* salmon, undercooked Welsh cakes and so much cream on the scones you could make a cream pie with. The outdoor seating...More

2  Thank Ana E
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a beautiful hotel due to the location. We went in for tea and coffee and the entire hotel seating area was completely empty. There was not one single guest or customer in any area of seating. We wanted to sit in the very...More

Thank 836saffiey
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I can’t believe this lovely riverside restaurant has such a low ranking. We thought it was superb for its food and ambience. It is classy without being stuffy. A good choice for coeliacs like me, the staff understand about gluten free as a necessity rather...More

2  Thank LiztheWhizz
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I'd booked a table for 7.30 pm and arrived at 7.10 pm to be told that we wouldn't be able to eat at 7.30 pm because a group of six had arrived late and the chefs could only cope with 4 people's orders every quarter...More

2  Thank 54stuart
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect afternoon tea in a beautiful location. Service was excellent. Food was freshly prepared and plentiful. Loved it

1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Ate far too much! Beautiful food, well presented. Excellent service and compliments to the chef! Managed to squeeze in a dessert - bread and butter pudding, what a treat.

1  Thank Louise H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 The A | Craig-y-Dderwen - The Riverside Hotel, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Betws-y-Coed
  • Phone Number: +44 1690 710293
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Our restaurant overlooks the River Conwy at the edge of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park, and is open to non-residents for: •Bistro Lunch •Afternoon Teas •Evening Restaurant .Every year since 2006 we have received the coveted AA Rosette award for culinary excellence in addition to the Taste of Wales recognition. Wales offers such an abundance of quality produce we constantly strive to source all of our ingredients locally and insist on daily deliveries to ensure the freshness of each dish we prepare.
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