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The Big Rock Cafe

71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
+44 1766 512098
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (77 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
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Reviews (392)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wife and I popped in we both had drinking choc without cream best we have ever tasted my wife had potato,leek and onion in a dough type oval shaped bread. I had bacon,potato and cheese in the same type of bread and shared a large...More

Thank togra81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just try it!,informal,interesting,wholefoody stuff,made on the premises....no doubt would'nt suit the bores but we love it,menus everywhere!,staff professional but not stuffy...just try it for breakfast,mid morning coffee or whatever.

Thank magicmalkin2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very wide selection catering for everyone and all tastes. Best hot chocolate by far!! Friendly staff too.

Thank Kayleigh T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a place to eat in Porthmadog, we stumbled upon the Big Rock Café. This is an alternative wholefood café and bakery in the middle of the high street with a very homely and informal atmosphere. It was lovely to come in off a...More

Thank deverestackpole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here today as states gluten free options. Was very disappointed. Found a table, no menus, went and asked for a menu. Nothing about gluten free. I queued up to the counter and asked there. I got told by a very rude man behind...More

2  Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe features delicious and inventive food, kind and thoughtful staff and a well looked-after establishment. Very good for kids with some excellent menu choices - I would definitely recommend them. It's also great to see a Christian business which is passionate about both God...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and cake Which were great and I couldn't resist there tempting range of breads so bought a loaf of bread the best bread we have tasted. Wished we lived nearer but Devon is a long way to go to buy...More

Thank nessynoo1375
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the area on a busy work Schedule and this little gem was exactly what myself and colleagues needed on a lunch break. Staff are lovely and food is delicious. Worth a visit!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch whilst camping in north Wales and the food was fabulous. Even a jacket potato with beans and cheese was memorably tasty! The Stromboli was so good that we detoured the following day to buy more plus Guando and homity...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited The Big Rock Cafe several times over the years and once again it didn't disappoint. There is a great selection of food, drinks and cakes both to eat in and takeaway. Great atmosphere and good value for money.

Thank Mlu80e
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David S
Hi we plan to be in Porthmadog tomorrow and are looking for a place to eat that would welcome a dog? Trip advisor review mentioned that this was possible in back room? Just checking this is so?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 512098
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