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Pili Palas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Welsh
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2-4 Gaol Street, Pwllheli LL53 5RG, Wales
+44 1758 612248
10:00 - 16:30
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant on a day trip to Pwllheli and just popped in for a cup of tea ending up enjoying lunch and some fantastic cream scones as a dessert. The staff could not have been more friendly and the food was home made, excellent quality and good value. We felt really at home in the comfortable chairs by... More 

1 Thank John P
West Midlands, England
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stumbled on this place by accident on a freezing cold February afternoon for Bara Brith and scones - they were fantastic. Really lovely lady and ambience. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Caoire
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We've passed this cafe numerous times, and always ended up stopping for coffee elsewhere. Finally, we got brave and went inside... It was quiet (post-lunchtime, and all food is off the menu by then), so we settled for a sofa near the log-burning stove - which was crackling a warm greeting on a near-freezing February afternoon- and requested coffee and... More 

2 Thank Chaniotis1
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Really good food....lovli atmosphere and excellent coffee....home made food to an excellent eating experience ....home made scones a must and the chocolate cake....

Thank 782maz34
Conwy County, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

First time here and was not disappointed. Service was friendly and professional. The food was good potion size, fresh and tasty. Ambience comfort and relaxed. Well worth a visit for a quick cuppa and snack or a good hearty lunch and dessert.

Thank mexicanlights
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299 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service and good for sandwiches and snacks. Busy so might be hard to get a table at peak times. Food was very tasty and took a lovely cheese scone home with me. Well used by local people

Thank Chrisgale
Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Perhsps i should have stuck with ciabatta, house usual fare, but on the daily special board at £6:95 (about £2 above ciabattas) was battered cod fillet, chips and peas. Chips and peas ewere ok but the fish was exactly the same shape and dimensions of my partners. Closer examination suggested more than strongly that this was not fresh cod fillet... More 

Thank MartsBugs
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The food is absolutely amazing .... by far the best in town. All home cooked food with a huge selection .. too much to choose !!! Don't save this place for special occasions ... just go anytime, you wont be disappointed !!

Thank Rachel B
Nefyn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We visit this little place often and are never disappointed. The staff are second to none, and the food neveer fails to please. Also it is reasonably priced. Well done!!

Thank mevans922
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely and cosy little cafe clean and the food is excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpfully. Would highly recommend

Thank tahneemartin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Welsh
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Gaol Street, Pwllheli LL53 5RG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Pwllheli
  • Phone Number: +44 1758 612248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?