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Craig-y-Dderwen Riverside Hotel

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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Modern Welsh cooking in a beautiful riverside setting

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At a glance

Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

Built in the 1890s for an industrialist, the partly timbered house became a favourite bolt-hole for Sir Edward Elgar. A hotel since the 20s, it offers the full country-house package, complete with views of a riverside teeming with wildlife (do look out for the otters).

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 2 January to 1 February
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9


  • Chef(s): Paul Goosey

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Traditional, International
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 60
  • Wines over £30: 50
  • Wines by the glass: 7

Price guide

  • Starter from: £7.25
  • Main course from14.95
  • Dessert from: £7.45
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 40
  • On-site parking available

Getting here

A5 to Betws-y-Coed, cross Waterloo Bridge, take first left.

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