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Posted on 08/02/2016 by David

If you’re looking for a romantic destination this Valentine’s Day, look no further than the peace and quiet of the mountains and valleys of North Wales. North Wales is full of mythical tales and some magical love stories, so where better to take your Valentine for dinner this year?

From contemporary to cosy, here are some of the most romantic restaurants to head to for dinner in North Wales: 

  1. On the Hill, Ruthin 

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A husband and wife team run this small bistro set in a 16th Century building, and intimate lighting, a friendly and warm atmosphere and plenty of gluten-free and vegetarian options make it a recipe for success.

One TripAdvisor reviewer called it “The best food I have ever tasted.” High praise indeed – and certainly something to wow your other half with! http://onthehillrestaurant.co.uk/

2. Con Amici, Denbigh

Con Amici offers authentic Italian food cooked with high quality, local ingredients. They also have an extensive wine menu, perfect to accompany your romantic meal. A convivial, warm atmosphere in a converted farmhouse is how most diners describe it – certainly somewhere to take an outgoing date for a lively evening full of hearty, Italian flavours. http://www.con-amici.co.uk/

3. Watson’s Bistro, Conwy

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Locally-sourced ingredients form the basis of the Watson’s Bistro menu – and everything is handmade by a member of the family, from the bread rolls to the delicious Welsh ice cream! Watsons is both an OpenTable Diner’s Choice 2015 winner, and a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence recipient. The menu offers good variety and specific dietary requirements can be accommodated for with a bit of prior warning. A great place to spend some quality time with your partner. http://www.watsonsbistroconwy.co.uk/

4. Blas, Caernarfon 

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Blas offers contemporary Welsh cuisine using only the finest local seasonal produce, all served in a warm and cosy atmosphere. If you can’t make it for dinner, they also serve afternoon tea – with English breakfast or a glass of Prosecco! A variety of locally sourced drinks are also available if you or your other half like to sample local ciders and ale. Examples of dishes they serve include 'Anglesey Scallops with Carmarthen ham, curried cauliflower & coconut milk' or 'Loin of Welsh lamb with slow cooked shoulder, fondant potato, creamed local greens, madeira & mint'. Vegetarians will be well catered for at Blas, too. http://www.blascaernarfon.co.uk/

5. Seahorse Seafood Bistro and Restaurant, Llandudno

Childhood sweethearts Don and Gill bring you this Llandudno classic, so where better to spend the day of love? Their motto is, “Fresh, local produce prepared with love, thought and care”, and it’s apparent in every dish that you’re served, from the Smoked Haddock Chowder to the Creamy Mascarpone Cheesecake. An absolute must if your partner adores fish and seafood! http://www.the-seahorse.co.uk/

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6. The Straits, Menai Bridge:

Locally-sourced food, pleasant staff and freshly cooked dishes are what makes The Straits a Menai Bridge favourite. It’s the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, with a good variety of indulgent dishes such as seafood and steak. The menu changes regularly, so take a look at their website to see the latest offerings. http://www.thestraitsrestaurant.co.uk/

7. Ye Old Bulls Head, Beaumaris

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Ye Old Bulls Head is the perfect setting for your dinner for two. Using fresh, local produce the stylish loft restaurant gives you the experience of fine dining in the heart of Anglesey. Enjoy a candle-lit dinner and let your taste buds tingle at this uber romantic destination.

Looking for a romantic weekend in North Wales? Take a look at our two-person cottages for your  next romantic-getaway