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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

LLANDUDNO, LL30 1RS

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John Williams spent four years in the kitchens at Bodysgallen before running his own restaurants but April 2015 marked his return to the hotel after eight years away. This National Trust-owned 17th-century stately home is shielded from the real world by 200 acres of parkland and immaculate rose gardens, and the memorable view sweeps across the skyline to Snowdonia, Conwy Castle and the Isle of Anglesey. Despite rooms and corridors lined with antiques, oil paintings, dark oak panelling and stone-mullioned windows, this is no stuffy country house, thanks to the efforts of obliging and courteous staff. Located in the Main Hall, the dining room is an elegant and rarified space, with period character and the unbuttoned approach means that, while smart dress is favoured, jacket and tie is not obligatory. The cooking matches the grand setting with its aspiration and finesse, and there is a modernity to starters such as a soy and maple glazed belly pork, paired with caramelised chestnuts, smoked apple and black pudding. The main event might be roasted breast of Gressingham duck, confit cabbage, smoked carrot purée and spiced plum dressing. Bold desserts such as poached rhubarb, custard pannacotta and thyme biscuit end the show. The noble wine list does justice to the tremendous cooking.

Further information

Tel: 01492 584466
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open/closed

Dates closed: 24-26 Dec
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for lunch: Mon

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: John Williams
Number of seats: 60
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children's portions.
No children under 6 yrs.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £21.00
3 Course lunch from: £25.00
2 Course dinner from: £35.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
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A55 junct 19, A470 towards Llandudno. Hotel 2m on right
Nearest station: Llandudno Jct

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