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Y Meirionnydd

Smithfield Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1ES, Wales
+44 1341 422554
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Contemporary, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Smithfield Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1ES, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing hotel. Rooms, food, hosts were all exceptional. On our next visit to Dolgellau this will be the first place to stay on our list. Make it yours too!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Several years ago my wife and I with two friends stayed here and had an unexpectedly gorgeous meal. High time then that we all returned to see what had happened to Y Meirionnydd. Well, it had just got better! The welcome, the bedrooms, and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Countrymuse
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Contemporary hotel/restaurant in the country town of Dolgellau. Easy to find with limited parking to the front. Welcoming staff to a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. Downstairs restaurant has very low beams along the ceiling with slate steps. Upstairs area available for those with walking difficulties. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stumpy15g
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A fantastic cosy basement restaurant in the heart of Dolgellau town. Even though I'm local I had never visited. Won't be making that mistake again. Wonderful food, fantastic service, great place to eat and socialise.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richard J
Dolgellauhost, Owner at Y Meirionnydd, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Richard, thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review, it was a pleasure to read. So pleased that you've finally made it to our wonderful restaurant and that you enjoyed our fantastic food and service. Many of our guests share...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We ate here in the evening, and had a fabulous meal in their basement restaurant - very cosy (be careful of your head if you are tall! although they are very careful with padded beams to avoid injury.) Great food - we had a special...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yummie088
Dolgellauhost, Owner at Y Meirionnydd, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hello Yummie088 and thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review, we all enjoyed reading it. I'm especially pleased you enjoyed our special Posh fish and chips; it's only available on some Friday nights from February onwards and booking ahead is...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Went for dinner a few weeks ago. Very pleasant and helpful staff, nice building - love the basement restaurant. Food was very tasty and well presented. No-one rushing us to hurry up and leave! Only gripe is that Tripadvisor says they have vegan options. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ap_taliesin
Dolgellauhost, Owner at Y Meirionnydd, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear ap_taiesin Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us, it was a pleasure to read. We are obviously sorry to read that you only gave us a four star rating because of what TripAdvisor states on its...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Ate here twice whilst on holiday in the area. On both occasions the food impressed. Even though we were eating off the same menu, there was plenty of choice. On one occasion I had steak which was beautifully cooked and really tender. The other time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived and was greeted with a warm welcome. My wife was in heaven with the wide selection of gins. A great ambience in both the bar and restaurant. The food was delicious and we will certainly be back not only for food but also a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michaelreynolds2010
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Found this place by chance after a long day out. Absolutely loved it. Great food and service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank D D
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant, staff and food are wonderful. The best meal I have had in a while. Thoroughly recommend it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jotaylor27
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15 February 2017|
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Response from Truby1970 | Reviewed this property |
Would definitely recommend here. Don't believe there is anywhere better
30 June 2016|
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Response from Marvels G | Reviewed this property |
You are walking distance! It's great! The menu is incredible - contact them direct - you won't be disappointed!
Penny C
3 June 2015|
Response from Dolgellauhost | Property representative |
No we are not open for lunch, just dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$28 - US$35
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smithfield Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1ES, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 422554
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  • This restaurant is at Y Meirionnydd
Y Meirionnydd Townhouse is a great restaurant and bar in the centre of Dolgellau. What was the original old County jailhouse has been skilfully converted into a contemporary, stylish and yet cosy restaurant serving traditional British dishes with a Welsh twist using mostly local produce. The ground floor bar is a great place to unwind and relax with a drink or light meal. Booking is essential, please check for opening times. Please note we are unable to cater for children under 8 years old.
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