RestaurantsGwyneddMenai BridgeLL59

survey result

Summary

£189
£££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A converted butcher’s, where Stephen & Bethan Stevens take diners on an unusual multi-course journey based on local produce and coming as a surprise when you sit down. While it generally elicits raves, one former fan rated it “very good” not “exceptional” this year – less on the food than service front, and because “prices are highish for an old shop in North Wales” (lunch £59, dinner £145).

Summary

£120
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Stephen & Bethan Stevens’s converted butcher’s shop is the “best in North Wales” – (surprise) menus morph daily to take account of supply, so “you get what is on offer – all local and fresh”, and uniformly “terrific”. Top Tip – “booking is a MUST, as it may be months before a table becomes available”.

Summary

£120
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Stephen & Bethan Stevens’s converted butcher’s shop is the “best in North Wales” – (surprise) menus morph daily to take account of supply, so “you get what is on offer – all local and fresh”, and uniformly “terrific”. Top Tip – “booking is a MUST, as it may be months before a table becomes available”.

Summary

£115
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Perfection on a plate” – Stephen and Bethan Stevens’s converted old butchers shop on the Isle of Anglesey has won culinary fame (including from the Tyre Men) for its menus created based on availability on any given day: “a fantastic ‘surprise’ using ingredients married together that you wouldn’t always expect but work perfectly. Steve and Bethan work wonderfully together – one of the highlights is to see Steve putting together the dishes on the pass”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
12

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 145.00 Dinner only 8
Menu2 59.00 Lunch only 8
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £37.50
Filter Coffee £12.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
1 High St, Menai Bridge, Menai Bridge, LL59 5EE
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday7 pm‑11 pm
Friday7 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12:30 pm7 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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