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DINING

This is where you'll find ideas for where to eat during your stay at The Old Vicarage. You'll find a selection of places to eat in and around Machynlleth and Corris. Then ideas for where to eat a little further out in Aberdyfi, Barmouth, Tywyn, Dolgellau and Aberystwyth

EATING IN

Eating in
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BreakFast

With all our B&B rates you can enjoy our award winning 3 course breakfasts. More>

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Lunch

Packed lunches can be pre-ordered and we also have a picnic set to hire 
(Pre-order - menu in the hallway)

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LIGHT BITES

We offer a charcuterie platter and a few other light bites showcasing Welsh products. A great option for early nibbles before you head out for dinner. (Pre-order - menu in the hallway)

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DRINKS & SNAcks

We are fully licensed and have an honesty bar in the hallway loaded with local beers, wines and soft drinks. Theres also a selection of snacks

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CheF

For full house bookings, we have our Private Chef & 'Pop-up restaurant' packages, where we coordinate a chef (and team) to provide 3 to 5 course evening meals served in our dining room: Go To Packages

EATING OUT

NEARBY

There are some fantastic options for you to choose from for your evening meals when you are staying with us. We recommend you book ahead, as during peak season they book up fast! All the following suggestions are under a 15 minute taxi/car drive.

Eating Out
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Pub

Black Lion

Black lion inn derwenlas, Derwenlas, Machynlleth SY20 8TN, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

13 min

£30

Guest favourite. Great pub, staff and landlords are wonderful, lovely cozy atmosphere. Parking may look challenging but you can park on the street outside the houses or over the road on the grass verge

Restaurant

Tyn y Cornel

Ty'n y Cornel Hotel, Tal-y-llyn, Tywyn LL36 9AJ, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

10 min

£30

Tyn y Cornel has great views over the lake while you're eating

TAKE AWAY

Shilam

Shilam Tandori (Machynlleth), Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

7 min

£20

Shilam Tandoori, based behind the clock tower in Machynlleth. Take away but also has tables for eating in.

Wine Bar & Taster 10

Gwen

21 Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth SY20 8EB, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

7 min

£100

New for 2023 by Ward (Ynyshir) - Head Chef Corrin Harrison. Communal dining 2 tables of 4, approx 10 courses. Also walk-in wine bar with light eating options

Pub

Slaters Arms

The Slater's Arms B&B, Bridge Street, Corris, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

3 min

£15

Local pub, great selection on tap, also sometimes does pub food . Call ahead to check. In evening park in railway carpark, dont park on street.

TAKE AWAY

Hennighans

Hennighan's Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway, Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

7 min

£15

Hennighan's is great. Online ordering is best, theyve recently moved from the top of the high street to the middle so mind out where the sat nav takes you. (easy walk between the two)

Gastro-Pub

Cross Foxes

Cross Foxes - Bar Grill Rooms, A487, Brithdir, Dolgellau LL40 2SG, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

11 min

£25

In nice weather the outside terrace opens

Pub/Restaurant

Riverside

Riverside Hotel Pennal, Pennal, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

13 min

£35

New team in place for 2023, bringing an exciting fresh approach in the Riverside. Last time i checked they hadn't put a new website up yet, however they are very active on instagram with pictures of their weekly changing menus.

TAKE AWAY

Rye & Roses

Llwyn Lodgings, Llwyn Lodgings, Penegoes, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

12 min

£15

PIZZA PENEGOES
WEDNESDAY EVENING TAKEAWAY
SECOND AND FOURTH WEDNESDAYS IN THE MONTH

Restaurant Vegetarian/Vegan

Tŷ Medi

13 Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth SY20 8EE, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

7 min

£25

Vegetarian - due to open for evening meals sometime in 2023 otherwise open all days until 4:30pm except Sunday

Michelin 2 Star

Ynys-hir

Ynyshir Restaurant and Rooms, Ynyshir Restaurant and Rooms, Eglwys Fach, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx. Price:

20 min

£400

Michelin 2 Star, UKs Best Restaurant 2022
Taster menu, 20+ courses. Arrive for dinner at 5pm. Allow 4-5 hours for the dining experience.

A LITTLE FURTHER

EATING OUT

These ones are all within a 40 minute drive/taxi ride.

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Restaurant

Coast Deli & Dining

Coast Deli and Dining, Aberdovey, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

25min

£30

Different menus for different days including a la carte, tapas and pizza, with views across the water. They also have 'Coast to Go' a few doors down which offers fantastic takeout options

Gastro Pub

Royal Ship

Royal Ship, Dolgellau, Queen's Square, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

19min

£35

Good atmosphere, large restaurant area with solid pub style dishes

Restaurant

Mawddach Pizza

Mawddach Pizza, Dolgellau, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

19 min

£15

Delicious pizza in a stunning location looking down the estuary

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The Torrent Walk Pub

Torrent Walk Hotel, Smithfield St, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

18min

£20

Great pub food and in the summer some outdoor live music events. Winner of Pub of the Year 2021 and 2022. Theres a large public carpark in the centre of Dolgellau in easy reach of the pub.

Currently A la Carte

Fanny Talbot

The Fanny Talbot, High Street, Barmouth, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

30 min

£60

New for 2023 - Head Chef Owen Vaughan (Masterchef professionals finalist, previously of Penmaenuchaf Hall) has joined the team this year and will be making waves with his new taster menu. Worth the drive to Barmouth

Restaurant

Proper Gander

Proper Gander, High Street, Tywyn, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

23 min

£25

Welsh produce beautifully presented lovely little bistro. Worth checking availability if you are planning on heading to Tywyn

Restaurant

SY23

SY23 Restaurant, Pier Street, Aberystwyth, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

40min

£130

1 Michelin Star, Chef Nathan Davies

restaurant

Y Sospan

Y Sospan, Queen's Square, Dolgellau, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

17 min

£25

Lovely little restaurant in a building steeped with history in the centre of Dolgellau town. Park in the big public carpark and its a very short walk

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Buckley Arms

Buckley Arms, Minllyn, Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

20 min

£20

Chinese cuisine using local Welsh produce, in Dinas Mawddwy, the village is beautiful and well worth a walk around before dinner

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Penmaenuchaf

Penmaenuchaf Hall Hotel, Penmaenpool, Dolgellau, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

20 min

£65

Restaurant within Penmaenuchaf hotel, Dolgellau. Chef Tom Hines.

Tapas

Tafarn y Gader

Tafarn Y Gader, Smithfield Street, Dolgellau, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

17 min

£30

Authentic tapas, delicious choice of dishes

Restaurant

Seabreeze Aberdyfi

Seabreeze Restaurant With Rooms, Bodfor Terrace, Aberdovey, UK

Travel:

Approx Price:

25 min

£30

Fantastic seafood restaurant in the fishing village of Aberdyfi. Park in the public carpark and have a wander along the seafront before dinner

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Lunch

LUNCH OPTIONS

Clay Bakery

7 mins

14 Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth SY20 8DT

https://www.clayandbake.co.uk/

Blasau Deli

7mins

Deli, B&W building near the clock tower in Machynlleth, lots of veg/vegan options as well

General Supplies.

If you just want to grab a few bits from a super market there is a Co-op in Machynlleth and a EuroSpar in Dolgellau

Idris Stores

2 mins

Fantastic selection for lunch, and general store type staples

Bridge St, Corris, Machynlleth SY20 9SP

 

Cafe Chakra

7 mins

Brunch cafe on Machynlleth high street

Tea Rooms

Lots of lovely tea rooms in Dolgellau, park in the pay and display by the bridge if you cant find a parking space on the high street.

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