Gwesty Cymru

Prom View GwestySince I live in Aber, I don’t stay in its hotels very often.
But shortly after their opening in 2007, I stayed at Gwesty Cymru and loved it.
BathThe rooms are beautiful, and I had a sea view from both the room AND the bathroom!
I loved watching the winter joggers pass by from my warm tub.
I even took this photo on my primitive phone, so excited was I.

I’ve been back several times for dinner, and always enjoyed it.

It quickly generated a reputation as the place to go for a celebratory meal, and it books up rapidly at the weekend.

Unable to get a table on Saturday evening, we decided to see how it fared at lunchtime.
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Tynllidiart Arms, Capel Bangor

The Tynllidiart Arms in Capel Bangor has been appealing to both locals and travelling foodies for over a decade now.
It’s proof that if you have a good product, people will come.

Their menu has a clever blend of interesting offerings with more traditional plates for the less adventurous.

Yet Bethan and I were not here for the “Cod and Borth Crab Cakes with Chilli & Lime Mayo”, nor for the “Mediterranean Mezze”, even though it had pomegranate couscous, grilled halloumi and roasted aubergine.

No – we were here for their special offer on ribeye steaks.

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