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Sosban and The Old Butchers Restaurant

) #4 of 26 Restaurants in Menai Bridge ₹₹₹₹ European, British,
Trinity House 1 High Street | 1 High Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5EE, Wales
+44 1248 208131
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Trinity House 1 High Street | 1 High Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5EE, Wales
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited with family for a birthday meal, following a 6 month wait after making the reservation. The setting is small, and intimate. However the tables are spaced well. The staff were polite and attentive without being over-bearing. The food was without doubt the best I...More

4  Thank ASAPgnocchi
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Six of us dined here on a Saturday evening. The whole experience was perfect throughout. The food has to be seen to be believed - I couldn't do it justice through a description on here. The interior is, like the food, beautifully presented (the candle...More

3  Thank Digby98
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food is fantastic and the wine is perfect. Loved the host and decided to have every course as a surprise. Very well done all round. Just go.

2  Thank Kneafsey_Brian
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A truly amazing experience. The restaurant retains some of the features of the old shop that it once was but decorated in a shabby chic style reminiscent of an old french village cafe. A small number of tables each lit with a tea light votive...More

2  Thank Llannerchymedd
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had a wonderful evening at this super restaurant. The welcome from Bethan was so warm and friendly and we loved the ambience of this small, inviting restaurant. The food was excellent. Inventive, beautiful and delicious. We loved every course, all of which were memorable....More

3  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Amazing food lots of really skilful cooking using unusual ingredients, everything cooked and presented beautifully. A wonderful dining experience in every way if you get the chance go you will not be disappointed. Highly recommended we will certainly be back. Thank you for an amazing...More

2  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Went on suggestion of friends and not disappointed. About 7 or 8 courses, on a set menu, I really should have counted, with the wine flight. Amazing tastes from start to finish, not a thing I can think of to suggest Stephen and Bethan could...More

3  Thank wwjones121
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We have visited Sosban many times and thought it could get no better but we were wrong. Bethan and Stephen pull out all the stops to serve creative food to the most amazing standards with the flavors in their food being truly incredible. Book early...More

1  Thank BeverleyLeach
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Whatever I write here will never come close to describing the experience at Sosban. From the welcome and the home made bread, to the excellent wine selection and at ease ambience, Bethan makes you feel like you're in a Michelin starred restaurant in Menai Bridge....More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, serene atmosphere and excellent service, an all round fantastic experience. This restaurant is a unique dining experience

1  Thank JLH1950
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Questions & Answers
10 July 2017|
Response from josephkelly2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think this is due to the fact that they plan for 16 covers over an evening and they don't take anymore thus disappointing prospective customers. I am not sure that they have a waiting list.
Dion K
15 May 2017|
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Response from tracieo | Reviewed this property |
Taster menu is £60 pp. Four of us ate and worked out about £80 pp inc wine
Kathleen L
3 May 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think they are now taking bookings for Jan 2018 and as its a tasting menu, so no choices, when we there 5 of the nine courses were fish or meat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, British, Welsh
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity House 1 High Street | 1 High Street, Menai Bridge LL59 5EE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Menai Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1248 208131
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