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The Bear of Amsterdam

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Sea View Terrace, Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park LL35 0EF, Wales
+44 1654 767684
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Best fish and chips ever! Anna can't do enough for you, highly recommend. Such a friendly and cosy venue, we took in our own alcohol and had brilliant evening

Thank caroline4013
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Wow is the only thing I can say about this little Cafe. Arrived in Aberdovey and after settling into our cottage we went looking for dinner. We looked at all the normal pubs but this place was empty and quiet so we went in. The owner was polite and friendly and gave us a lot of useful information about the... More 

Thank Dave S
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We often go to this restaurant when visiting Aberdovey. The staff are so friendly and accommodating and the food freshly cooked and delicious. I would say that it's mainly a fish and chips restaurant but there are salads and other items on the menu. The fish is fresh - not frozen - with lovely crisp batter. Highly recommended.

Thank PowysPetunia
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The Bear of Amsterdam was highly recommended and did not disappoint. The Plaice and chips was delicious, freshly cooked and well presented. Anna the owner was really friendly and attentive. Will definitely return.

Thank Ann D
Telford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Found by chance but well worth it. The food was really good and the staff were extremely helpful with a great sense of humour = best restaurant in Aberdovey. Plaice, ham, scampi, cod all very tasty with chips, jackets and either garden or mushy peas. Can't speak highly enough about this this little gem, well worth a visit - we... More 

Thank Wendy B
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Always pop in here when visiting Aberdovey, amazing fish and food is fresh and well cooked and presented... The owner is lovely and friendly and nothing is to much trouble... I would say it could do with a bit of modernisation but the food and service is great...

Thank elegentlady
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just happened to be passing and needed a late meal. The two ladies serving were excellent, very friendly and the food was really nice. Small place but well worth calling in.

Thank Martin C
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went on off chance for lunch place was very clean and the 2 ladies working there were very helpful and friendly The food was very acceptable but plain Would go there again if we go back to aberdovey because to be honest there isn't much better there!!

Thank Robbooh
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Well only tried this as the pub next door was so poor and i wish i had found it sooner!! What can i say the staff were fantastic and treat you like a person and not a table number.Made me and my 3 kids so welcome. Saw the portion of ham,egg and chips served and wow. It is only a... More 

Thank chris b
Paphos, Cyprus
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Called in on the off chance we could get a table in a busy July week. Waitress told us she would keep a table for us if we would come back in 30 minutes. Went for a quick drink and returned. They have no licence so we too our own wine. As promised our table was kept - for 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea View Terrace, Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park LL35 0EF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Aberdovey
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 767684

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?