A great cafe in a great setting! Serving a range of good quality hot and cold food by friendly staff this is an ideal stopping off point when exploring Snowdonia and the Conwy Valley. Plenty of parking, free WiFi and dogs welcome too.
The cafe was built in 1958 to a design by Clough Williams-Ellis a famous Welsh architect who created Port Meirion, the Italianate Village near Porthmadog. You can see a similarity in the building styles. There is a comfy internal seating area or you can sit outside on the decked area at the rear which overlooks a large grassed garden. This is part of the Forest Park and the starting point of the path down to the Cowny Falls (you can access the park and falls path by paying £1 at a turnstyle next to the cafe in which case you are free to picnic and bring your dog too).
There's a good range of food from breakfasts to soups, burgers, paninis and wraps as well as light bites such as beans on toast and crumpets. There's also a childrens' menu and a selection of cakes, teas and coffees. Vegan and vegetarian options are also available.
Situated to the south east of Betws-y-Coed on the junction of the A5 and the B4406. There is a large car park, access to the cafe is by stairs though toilets are accessed from the car park at ground level.
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