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“Best cafe in area - probably”

Manons Riverside Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Frongoch
Price range: US$3 - US$8
Description: Offering great food and set in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Tryweryn, the Cafe is a great location to chill out, have a Tea or Coffee, grab a bite to eat and watch the Kayaks and Rafts busting some moves on the "Cafe Wave". All are welcome, we even offer Visor cleaning facilities on those days you need them and well behaved pets are also welcome.
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Description: Offering great food and set in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Tryweryn, the Cafe is a great location to chill out, have a Tea or Coffee, grab a bite to eat and watch the Kayaks and Rafts busting some moves on the "Cafe Wave". All are welcome, we even offer Visor cleaning facilities on those days you need them and well behaved pets are also welcome.
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Judging by the reviews of other cafes in the area this is probably the best - not sure why more people don't review? Maybe an indication of the smaller number of visitors to the cafe as it is a little out of the way from the nearest town (Bala). Having said that, the staff maybe need to be encouraged to engage with customers so that they feel that they want to review.... sorry for starting with some negatives but hopefully feedback is welcome.

Having passed here a few times now we decided to call in as we were in the area with friends and so took the opportunity to pop by. Though not a big choice on menu it was easy to see what I wanted and friends likewise. After helping ourselves to cutlery and sauces we found a picnic bench down by the river side and about 15 minutes later were treated to good tasting and well presented plates.

Good value for money and a wonderful location. We will be back.

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Thank Yehoshua2415
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We walked up to the cafe from Tyn Cornal camping site. The previous reviews were not wrong the lady that served us and the chef were both really friendly and talkative. Made us feel very at ease and welcome. Food was really nice too. Added bonus is the view of the people doing watersports on the white water rapids next to the cafe. Will def visit again if in the area. X

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I after walking round Lake Bala. Took a drive out manons after reading reviews. Wasn't disappointed. By far the nicest food we have had during our stay in bala. Staff very friendly. Even if u are not into water sports this is a must place to visit

Thank bam1965
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RedFrame, assistant at Manons Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are so glad you found our past reviews helpful, and of course, our food so good.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Called in for a sandwich and brew on the way to the coast. Delightful cafe, gorgeous setting sat by the river and at the risk of hyperbole, I can't remember ever having a nicer bacon roll!

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RedFrame, assistant at Manons Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Huge thanks for taking the time to write the review, we're so glad you enjoyed your bacon roll and hope you had a fantastic time on the coast.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We came across Manon’s by chance, and what an amazing discovery. Personal, great food, reasonable prices, and brilliant service. Could not be faulted.

Thank Keith M
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RedFrame, assistant at Manons Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we love it when we are able to enhance a customer's day.

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