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The Big Rock Cafe

71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
+44 1766 512098
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (111 reviews)
“cakes” (99 reviews)
“homity pie” (10 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
71 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love to visit Porthmadog and a highlight is coffee and cake at the Big Rock. Always tasty, comfy and great value.

Thank Jo Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to have a tea and a scone and tried the Big Rock Cafe. What a find! It is very unassuming from the outside, however the choices of food and the quality was first class. Whilst waiting to be served...More

1  Thank Johnboy99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Very limited choice. Ordered two panini's - they were toasties not panini's, and two jacket potatoes. The jacket potatoes were almost inedible due to a salt encrusted potato skin. Both me and my child left the skin and were able to eat the...More

Thank Salbiljock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little cafe is a wonderful find and great food at journey’s end. The pie was gorgeous as was the panini. You were able to pick your own salad and mix it yourself. The hot spiced fruit tea was delicious. It was all good value...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely welcome. Care and attention to food prep, presentation & service. Wonderful home cooked food and lovely, quirky, comfortable seating. Glad we found this by accident.

Thank ZoMoJo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying in Tremadog we were looking for somewhere to have lunch and had been looking at trip-advisor for recommendations and travelled to here. Upon walking in having never been there before had a look at the menu. A member of staff sitting at a...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys make a lovely coffee but beware, the food choice is amazing too! The food all looks good quality and homemade and in generous portions. The choice is incredible with cakes and muffins, fresh cooked pizza, a very tasty salad bar, a soup bar,...More

Thank 123jas0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked past plenty of competing cafes, but this one stood out. Signage is quirky & welcoming and the menu boards show an aspirational approach. The interior is very ambient and the food on show is so obviously homemade that it looks like a showroom for...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m glad I live in France because if I lived locally I would be very tempted to come in here every day for the cakes and coffee! I sampled, after much decision making a chelsea bun with cherry topping and icing. The bun itself was...More

Thank Inncomunicado V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just passing by and popped in for a coffee .... wow ! Friendly helpful staff .... great coffee, enormous selection of pies, cakes and lovely looking food .... seriously this place is really nice ! We will definitely return to this little gem and would...More

Thank John P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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