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“Lovely food”

The Silver Fountain
Ranked #9 of 30 Restaurants in Betws-y-Coed
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub, Welsh
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have meant to visit a couple of times after a recommendation from my brother but have either gone too early (they open at 6pm) or when they are closed. We did however get to go the other day and was impressed. The food is lovely. We had the prawn cocktail and breaded jalapenos for starters which were large portions and delicious, and Lasagna and Lamb shank for main, which again were lovely. The place is quaint and although the car park is awkward to get into if u come from Llanrwst direction, it is worth the visit. Just check it's open before making the trip :-)

3  Thank Matthew J
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here while camping down the road . Staff are friendly but seemed run off their feet therefore service a bit slow.
The setting is on a very busy dangerous road so you have to be very careful to keep any adventurous little ones safely with you .
The lady who served us was lovely but seemed to be really busy and a bit erratic so not sure how well staffed it is .
That being said when our food did arrive it was really lovely . Obviously well prepared and not just shoved in a microwave . Very reasonably priced too . Empty plates all round for all of us .
Would definitely go again

1  Thank shrewrev33
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Good value for money. Friendly humorous staff despite being very busy at supper time trying to serve all guests with one staff member.

Thank WilliamPS428
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Arrived at 6pm when the restaurant opened and were the second table of people to enter, we are a family with 2 small children. We ordered our meal after about 10 minutes, nothing fancy gammon, a pie and nuggets for the children, after an hour and 10 minutes we asked if the meal would be long as the children were exhausted and hangry by this point, we were told it was just being plated up...!
The meal itself was ok (although no apology for the wait), poached egg on the gammon which was a bit strange and no veg whatsoever on the plate, chips were frozen not homemade, pie was alright. Didn't have dessert as kids knackered by this point so we asked for the bill which was brought to the table. Even though we waited well over an hour for 'ok' food we still left a tip with the money on the table (a practice we regularly use) on walking up the steps back to the car park we were shouted at to stop as we hadn't paid, we pointed out we had left the money on the table and rather than an apology we were shouted at that we 'should have taken it to the bar' and the kitchen door was slammed
Presume they are relying on tourists as I can't see a glut of returning customers after our experience, shame as could have been so different.

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1  Thank IMDLancashire
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Fairly small restaurant, seems popular as few spare tables. Food good quality, varied but not extensive menu and service friendly.

Thank Maddog186460
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