Llandudno Hostel

Places to Eat Category

Llandudno has a great variety of places to eat and drink, covering all budgets and tastes from fast food to fine dining. 

Here are some of our favourite places to eat in Llandudno and the surrounding area.

​Dutch Pancake House

The Dutch Pancake House & Conwy Water Gardens is a special place to visit. Located at the beginning of the Conwy Valley just off the road heading into the Snowdonia mountains come here for the pancake house, nature trail, aquatic centre and fishing. Choose from 65 different pancakes in a restaurant set within the peaceful setting of the water gardens. 

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Johnny Dough's

Johnny Dough's Woodfired Pizza is an up-and-coming pizza place with a great ambience and a twist on traditional menus with pizzas like Oriental Duck and Chicken Piri Piri as well as the traditional Margherita and Hawaiian - all freshly made in front of you.

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Conwy Falls Cafe and Forest Park

Conwy Falls Cafe is situated just outside of Betws-y-Coed. Good coffee, cakes and delicious lunches and breakfasts in a warm and cosy cafe with a forest park and waterfalls to explore right on its doorstep.

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The Queen's Head

This traditional British pub is a favourite with the locals. Situated in the pretty village of Glanwydden The Queen's Head was once described as 'a gastronomic beacon in the publand of North Wales' by The Telegraph newspaper. 

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Pen-y-Bryn

The Pen-y-Bryn pub belongs to the award-winning Brunning and Price chain and is a great place to go if you are looking for traditional British pub fayre - Sunday roasts and the like. In the summer months in particular there is a spacious beer garden to enjoy, with views towards the Irish sea and with Welsh Mountain Zoo and the Colwyn Bay seafront nearby is a great place to stop for lunch on a day out.

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Enoch's Fish & Chips

Hailed as the best Fish & Chip shop in North Wales Enoch's - a takeaway away and sit-down restaurant - in Llandudno Junction is definitely worth a visit and if you are a coffee lover visit North Wales' best coffee shop (in our opinion), Providero Tea and Coffee House, right next door!

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Wetherspoons

Who doesn't love a bargain Wetherspoon's brunch? At The Palladium you can expect the same quality and same menu in the spacious but cozy and beautiful surroundings of Llandudno's oldest theatre. 

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Valentino Ristorante & Pizzeria

Run by Antonio Manfredino who re-located from Southern Italy to North Wales and opened this well-loved restaurant in 1992, Valentino's offers an authentic taste of Italy. Open 5pm - midnight.

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The Cottage Loaf

A cosy traditional country pub - loved by locals and visitors alike - complete with open fires, wooden beams and courtyard garden. Highly-acclaimed locally sourced homemade food and a great selection of beverages. Open 11am - 11pm. If you plan to eat, booking ahead is recommended.

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Lawton's Cafe Grill

Llandudno's number 1 restaurant according to Trip Advisor we can safely vouch for the Sunday roast here as well as the friendly staff. Open midday - 9pm. Booking ahead recommended.

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The Seahorse Restaurant & Bistro

If you love seafood and like good quality, inspired and well-thought out menus you will love The Seahorse where you can enjoy beautifully presented seafood and meat dishes and fine desserts in a cozy and quirky setting run by Chef Proprietors Don and Gill Hadwin. Open 7 days a week from 5:30pm onwards.

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Mostyn Gallery Cafe

Just at the end of the road - Not even a 2 minute walk from the hostel - is this bright and spacious cafe within the Mostyn Art Gallery. From breakfasts, to bruschetta, burgers and sweet potato fries and even a whole roast chicken for a family Sunday lunch. Open 10:30am - 4pm Tuesday to Sunday.

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Barnacles Fish & Chips

Barnacles Fish & Chip Shop is just a 2 minute walk away from hostel and is known for not only being one of the best in Llandudno but also having a great gluten-free and vegetarian menu, with options that go beyond traditional fish & chips to falafels and gluten-free cakes.

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The King's Head

This pub offers a warm welcome, traditional pub food and live music Tuesday. Situated at the foot of the Great Orme it's a great place to get a feel for Llandudno and watch the trams go by.

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The Ham Bone Brasserie & Deli

Family run business with a creative and locally sourced menu that is packed with variety and full of fresh, healthy and exotic choices as well as traditional British fare. Visit the deli to grab a salad, a panini or a homemade pie or pasty or sit down at the Brasserie next door. Open 8am - 5pm Mon to Sat and 10am - 4pm Sun.

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Hickory's Smokehouse

American style food - ribs, burgers, fajitas, etc - served in epic proportions. With indoor and outdoor play areas, free popcorn while you wait and a lively atmosphere, Hickory's is a great place to take the family for a treat. 

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West Shore Beach Cafe

West Shore Beach Cafe has a great menu including traditional meals like shepherd's pie and hotpot, fish & chips, sandwiches, amazing salads and locally roasted Heartland coffee and homemade cakes too. On a sunny day you can enjoy the terrace and its sea views and on a rainy day this cafe provides a welcome shelter from the elements! Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 4:30pm 1st of November - 6th of December and 4th of February - 31st March. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5pm 1st April - 31st October. 

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Characters

On Friday and Saturday evenings Characters Tea House becomes a hot stone restaurant. Choose from steak or fish and cook it yourself on a hot stone at your table. Bring your own bottle of wine. Pre-order bookings only. Friday & Saturday 6pm - 8:30pm. 

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The Cocoa House

One of Llandudno's hidden gems, people not only love this cosy little cafe and restaurant but its owner too. Serving coffee, snacks and main courses The Cocoa House is just off Mostyn Street and a great place for a coffee break and a sandwich or a generously served hot meal, including Sunday Roasts and All Day Breakfast. Open 7 days a week 10:30am - 4pm and from 11am on Sundays.

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The Rabbit Hole

Alice-in-Wonderland themed, The Rabbit Hole is literally just around the corner from the hostel. A simple menu - healthy, good quality and reasonable prices. This is a social enterprise cafe that helps adults with special needs get back into work so not only are you in for a treat with a visit here you are also supporting the charity too.  

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