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Craig-y-Dderwen - The Riverside Hotel, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, LL24 0AS

Tel : 01690 710293

Restaurant in Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, North Wales

Our restaurant overlooks the River Conwy at the edge of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park, and is open to non-residents for:

  • Bistro Lunch
  • Afternoon Teas
  • Evening Restaurant

Every year since 2006 we have received the coveted AA Rosette award for culinary excellence in addition to the Taste of Wales recognition.

Wales offers such an abundance of quality produce we constantly strive to source all of our ingredients locally and insist on daily deliveries to ensure the freshness of each dish we prepare.

aa rosette food awardfood hygiene rating 5/5

Quality Produce from our Kitchen Gardens and Local Suppliers

Our suppliers include:

  • Metcalfe Butchers - Llanrwst
  • Cwmlanerch Farm - Betws-y-Coed
  • Y Glyn Farm - Melin-y-Coed
  • Anedd Wen Farm - Llangernyw
  • Mermaid Seafood - Llandudno
  • Snowdonia Cheese Company - Llanrwst
  • Carmarthen Ham Company - Carmarthen
  • Blas ar Fwyd - Llanrwst
  • Meurig Williams Dairy - Llanddoged
  • Great Orme Brewery - Llandudno
  • Caffi Cristobal - Penmachno
  • Penderyn Whisky Company - Brecon

We have invested heavily and worked tirelessly to produce our own selection of vegetables, salads, herbs, fungis, edible flowers and fruits from our extensive kitchen gardens.

The restaurant menu is prepared here each day by our team of Chefs, therefore given notice we should be able to provide for most dietary requirements, whether it be vegetarian, vegan or food allergies such as gluten free or coeliac. We strive to produce a balanced menu working with local seasonal produce.

Our Restaurant staff are extensively trained in all aspects of the menu and wine list. Our cellar contains over 100 hand-selected wines from across the world designed to complement the dishes we prepare.

To complete your dining experience we offer an excellent variety of locally blended speciality Teas and Coffees. We pride ourselves on our indubitable commitment to providing quality in food and service for all our guests.

Our Sample evening restaurant menu shown below was created by Head Chef Aden Paul Goosey.

Sample Evening Restaurant Menu

To Start

Arbroath smokies Smoked haddock baked with shallots, tomatoes & cream, glazed with a Snowdon cheese - £8.25

Soup of the day Prepared each day with seasonal ingredients & served with a home-made mini loaf (V) - £7.25

Pan fried scallops With black pudding, Carmarthen ham , chive & spinach velouté - £10.95

Crab cake Thai crab cake, pea shoots, lemongrass chilli & ginger dressing - £8.75

Carpaccio of beef Marinated beef fillet with mozzarella, tomato & balsamic shallots - £8.25

Breast of duck Pan fried duck breast with red pepper chutney & parsnip crisps - £7.75

Beetroot tart Sliced & pureed beetroot, goats cheese, pickled shallots & toasted walnuts on short crust pastry - £7.55


Kofte burger Spiced prime Welsh beef topped with Snowdon cheese, served in a homemade bun with sweet pepper salsa, onion rings & double fried chips - £16.25

Speciality sausage Local butcher speciality sausage with haggis mash, onion marmalade, parsnip crisps & a port sauce - £14.75

Thai curry Traditional Thai green chicken curry with wild rice & roti bread - £15.50

Cannelloni Pasta tubes filled with Bolognese & glazed with cheese, with thunderbread & salad. - £15.25


Conwy Valley mutton 24 hour roasted mutton in a short crust tartlet with garlic mash & creamed leeks - £19.45

Confit of belly pork Pressed confit of farm assured belly pork, with spiced apples & haggis mash - £19.75

Welsh sirloin steak 21 day matured sirloin steak with a Portobella au poivre sauce & hand cut double fried chips - £24.95


Fillet of salmon Baked in a lemon butter with samphire, braised spring onion, caper sauce topped with a pine nut herb crust - £18.50

Seared tunaTuna Steak, micro herbs, olives, tomatoes, sautéed potatoes & tapenade dressing - £20.95

Fillet of plaice Grilled plaice with chive mash & mornay sauce - £19.45


Shin of beef Wellington duo Pan fried medallion of prime Welsh beef fillet & slow braised shin glazed with cranberry Snowdon cheese, dauphinoise potatoes, red cabbage - £23.95

Breast of guinea fowl Pan fried guinea fowl breast with parsnip purees, quail rissole & spinach velouté - £20.50

Trio of lambBraised neck fillet, cutlet & crisp breast of lamb, fondant potato with roasted vegetables - £21.75


Portobella Mushrooms Portobella mushrooms stuffed with roasted vegetables & glazed with Perl lâs, served with cous cous (V) - £16.75

Tagliatelle Creamed wild mushroom tagliatelle served with parmesan croûtes & pesto (V) - £16.45

Cannelloni Spinach & feta filled pasta tubes, glazed with cheese, served with a tomato sauce, thunderbread & salad (V) - £16.45


Sticky toffee pudding A classic dish served with pouring cream - £7.45

Duo of Ice Cream A selection of artisan ice cream served with berries - £7.45

Eton Mess Crushed meringue layered with Chantilly cream, strawberries and a berry compote - £7.45

Crème brûlée Vanilla brulee served with seasonal fruit compote and palmier biscuit - £7.45

Profiteroles With fresh cream, caramel sauce and toasted nuts - £7.45

Lemon Posset Chilled lemon cream topped with berries and cream - £7.45

Assiette of desserts for two A selection of our favourite desserts - £14.50 (for two)

Welsh cheese selection Served with biscuits & fruit
Snowdon cheese: - Bouncing Berry & Green Thunder
Organic cheese: - Perl lâs & Perl wen - £8.95

View a virtual tour of our restaurant below:

Contact Information

Bookings can be made online, or for more information please use our contact form, or contact us at:

Mail: Craig-y-Dderwen, The Riverside Hotel, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, North Wales, LL24 0AS, UK
Phone: 01690 710293
E-mail: e-mail info at snowdoniahotel dot com