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Cafe R

Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
+44 1824 703571
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Welsh, Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Only stopped for coffee but could not resist the scone and flapjack. Wish we had stopped for lunch, the meals were very good indeed. Mid range prices, well worth it.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Since the art centre opened, Café R has always made a detour via Ruthin a must. The main means are still good under the new management but the coffee and cakes now show a lack of attention to detail. The cakes were always made on...More

1  Thank neill g
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch and the new management has kept up the standard. Very busy on a Sunday with about 3/4 tables booked. Very family friendly with plenty of room for prams etc and high chairs. The menu is very mixed with something for...More

2  Thank Gwyn E
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We called at Ruthin Craft Centre and stopped at Cafe R for lunch on our busy schedule around the AONB. Dad liked the look of Welsh Rarebit as soon as he saw it on the menu. I'm vegan (former vegetarian but developed a dairy allergy)...More

1  Thank Cambr1a
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Visited with friends for the Cafe R Christmas lunch. Nicely set festive tables even though the serviettes had Denbighshire County Council printed on them! Not even in red!! A good choice of starters, main and dessert. These included Ham hock Terraine, Goats Cheese Tartlet ....More

2  Thank bordoli
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Called into this little cafe and sampled some delicious cake baked on the premises. Can't beat freshly made sandwiches and home made cakes. I had a light meringue filled with fresh cream and strawberries, topped with a light coffee flavoured icing, absolutely delicious. Very cosy...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely visit to Cafe R today, we had not been before, but shall definitely be returning. When we arrived it was packed! Nearly all the tables were taken due to a coach party and other customers before us. We found a seat by the window...More

6  Thank Constructive
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My partner and I called in here for coffee and scones , both of which were excellent. We were able to sit on a comfortable sofa too and read current newspapers without feeling at all rushed. The scones were absolutely delicious and nice and big...More

2  Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely food all fresh and local. Nice different sandwich fillings and few main meals to choose. Service little slow but as its all freshly prepared dont mind the wait.

3  Thank stringey
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious lunchtime food - specials burger, tuna melt panini and chocolate cake. Huge portions. Nice, clean large cafe with very friendly staff.

3  Thank DenY Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Welsh, Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 7 Ruthin Craft Centre Lon Parcwr, Ruthin LL15 1BB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 703571
Cafe R is a local authority run establishment and is an integral part of Ruthin Craft Centre in Denbighshire. Natural light streams into Cafe R, creating a relaxing environment for you to have lunch with family/friends or just join us for a coffee and a piece of one of our delicious homemade cakes. You can also sit outside (weather permitting) in our dedicated dining area. Our local Chefs prepare all the food on site with everything from snacks, lunches and traditional Afternoon Teas. We endeavour to use local suppliers wherever possible and we are open 7 days a week from 10am to 5.30pm (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).