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Gannets Bistro

7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
+44 1970 617164
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Gannets is tucked away in a backstreet at the top end of Aber, not far from the castle and it is well worth searching out. My daughter was studying at Aber uni and I am so glad we stumbled across this bistro whilst visiting her,...More

Thank RichardOfIpswich
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our son visited us for his birthday & we booked in at Gannets. we could not have made a better choice. The homely restaurant had a lovely atmosphere & the menu was extensive. All food is especially cooked using fresh ingredients & was beautifully presented...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Four of us booked a Friday evening, returning to a favourite restaurant from our student days (over 30 years ago!) and could have been disappointed.... but hurrah! we were not. Time has not aged the simply beautifully cooked, varied food, and Dave and Dilys are...More

2  Thank ThePughs14
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for food not too costly but there's something very special About this place delicious hot food always served x

Thank Sian J
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Has an authentic bistro atmosphere serving the best of british food. Roast lamb as good as anywhere.

Thank R H
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A rainy Saturday evening in Aberystwyth, we came upon Gannets. Were not sure about visiting as it seemed like a private house. So glad we did though. An extremely friendly welcome and a delicious menu - We shared the homemade fish cakes, I had the...More

1  Thank MrsRamsden
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food was OK but service exceptionally slow. Took them an HOUR after ordering and after being served with starters, that our main selection was no longer available. Nice little bistro, let down down by poor service.

1  Thank ashma-scott
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Called on a Friday lunchtime in August, and so pleased we did! My friend had been away for a month and wanted 'British food' and that's exactly what we got! Minted lamb shank, belly pork, roasties and veg, followed by cheesecake and sticky toffee pudding!...More

Thank Andrea6894
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have been visiting Gannets for lunch once in August for over 20 years and this year was no disappointment. We were a party of 10 this year ( 6 adults and 4 children ranging from 3 - 14 years old). We were greeted warmly...More

Thank sarah201067
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love Gannets! The food and the service there is always top notch. Dilys and Dave are so welcoming and have always made us feel like we are at home. Gwen'a deserts are a must too - my favourite is the pineapple cheesecake. I...More

Thank Rhodri_1987
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 St James Square, Aberystwyth SY23 1DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 617164
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