EATING AND DRINKING / BWYD A DIOD
There are a number of restaurants locally but I can recommend the following not just for the delicious food that they serve but also, which is as important in my opinion, the welcome and atmosphere.
Within 1 mile
Plas Yn Dre, Bala, LL23 7LU
Home-made proper local food at it’s best.
1 mile – just in town
01678 521935 This is a fairly new Indian restaurant and we think it’s the best Indian restaurant in North Wales.
Pale Hall www.palehall.co.uk
01678530285 about 5 miles away.
A grand historic house with relaxed hospitality and fine dining.
They do an exquisite afternoon tea in the grandest of surroundings. An experience you will never forget.
Hufen Ia Aran Ice Cream
Home made in Karen’s farmhouse kitchen nestled next to the Aran mountains in Llanuwchllyn, the waffle sundaes are to die for, probably the best you will ever taste!
Her new parlour is located in Bala High Street www.aranhufenia.co.uk
Beer & Wine shop with a rusticTap Room at the back, well stocked and they also have themed tasting sessions on Friday’s between 6-7 (ish!) @storibeers
Ideal for a cheeky little takeaway! 01678 521703
Italian themed menu in a lovely setting, they also do takeout pizza. 01678 520591
A chocoholic heaven, homemade chocolates…… wall to wall!!
Seren Kebab house
Hits the spot, delicious kebabs 01678 520064
Llew Gwyn / The White Lion
Brains traditional pub with a warm welcome and a varied menu to cater for all of the family.
In the middle of Bala High Street.
A lively pub on the weekend, they also serve meals and is popular in the daytime for a pot of tea!
Bala High Street 01678 520309
A brilliant café and restaurant with kids soft play.
Siop Jo / T J Roberts Butchers Bala
This is an award winning butchers, selling local meat, fish and game as well as boasting an extensive cheese and deli counter. The steaks and sausages are a must, he will even prepare an order for you to take home.
Our family have supplied meat for this shop for decades.
Jo will greet you with a smile and a warm Welsh welcome, tell him we sent you there, this really is a chance to taste the best of Wales!
Within 10 miles
Eagles Inn, Llanuwchllyn, LL23 7UB
A friendly pub with first class homemade food, fab Sunday lunch.
Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo, LL21 0ST
Michelin star restaurant that is highly recommended in the “Good Food Guide”
Rhug Organic Farm Estate – shop and restaurant
Proceed through Bala for about 8 miles and follow signs to Rhug. 01490 413000
Cross Foxes, Tabor, Dolgellau, LL40 2SG
Tafarn Y Gader Tapas, Bistro & Bar
About 18 miles away in Dolgellau, great reviews and wonderful menu and wine selection.
We only have one taxi service in Bala and you will need to book beforehand.
Biscuit Travel: 07969334923 (Mari)