Eating out in and around Pentre Bach
q Indiana Cuisine, Fairbourne. Tel:01341 250891
Run by an ex Bollwood star!
Recommended by ourselves. Authentic Indian cuisine.
Takeaways available and they will deliver if the total comes to over £50.
q The Garthangarad, 01341 250484, in Llwyngwril, is very welcoming. The landlady is called Sue. They often have guest beers and provide pub food in the little restaurant or in the bar.
q The Railway Inn, Abergynolwyn. Tel:01654 782279
The pub has a large menu with big helpings! Advisable to book.
q Caffi’r Ceunant, Abergynolwyn. Tel:01654 782372 Highly recommended!
q At the top of the Talyllyn Steam Railway. Open daily for freshly produced organic and locally sourced meals. Can be booked privately for evening meals. Take your own wine. Advisable to book.
The George III, Penmaenpool, nr Dolgellau. Tel 01341 422525
Located on the edge of the Mawddach Estuary with a fantastic view from the bars and outside terraces. You could combine a visit here with a cycle ride along the estuary starting from either Dolgellau, Barmouth or Morfa Mawddach station (bicycles can be hired either from Barmouth or Dolgellau).
q Bwyty Dylanwad Da Restaurant, Dolgellau. Tel:01341 422870
A bistro with an excellent reputation. Must book well in advance!
q Bwyty Mawddach, Dolgellau. Tel:01341 424020
A converted barn with a spectacular view over the estuary.
q Restaurant at Penmaenuchaf Hall, Penmaenpool, Dolgellau.
Fine dining in a Welsh country house (quite pricey!)
q Restaurant at Y Meirionnydd, Dolgellau. Tel:01341 422554
Friendly, intimate restaurant in former jailhouse!
q Parliament House Coffee Shop, Dolgellau. Tel:01341 423552
Internet café with games for children, newspapers, etc. Set in a former drapers’ shop.
Gwesty Gwernan Hotel, Dolgellau. Tel:01341 422488
Situated at the foot of Cader Idris, ideally located for a drink and bite to eat after coming down from the mountain. Advisable to book.
q The Last Inn, Barmouth. Tel:01341 423532 Great atmosphere.
The first pub you come to as you enter Barmouth. It’s possible to park at Morfa Mawddach station and walk or cycle over the bridge to Barmouth.
q Penhelig Arms, Aberdovey. Tel:01654 767215
Lunches recommended by previous guests.
q The Bear of Amsterdam, Aberdovey. Tel:01654 767684
Upmarket fish and chip restaurant. Can take your own booze!
q Sea Breeze, Aberdovey. Tel:01654 767449
Has excellent reviews in Trip Advisor!
q Walkers Fish and Chip restaurant, Tywyn. Tel 01654 713 999. Huge helpings. Advisable to book.
q There is also a Fish and Chip shop in Fairbourne, that will deliver to Pentre Bach if the order is substantial enough. Menus and phone number available in the cottages.
q Town and Gown restaurant and book shop, Marine Parade, Tywyn, 01654 711771. This is a quirky little place where you can sit and eat , surrounded by thousands of books that are for sale. There are also tables outside.