National Library | Caffi Pen Dinas

Type:Restaurant - Family

National Library of Wales, Rhiw Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU

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National Library | Pen Dinas Cafe

About

The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth is one of the world's great libraries. It is a legal deposit library, and holds the world's largest collection of works about Wales and other Celtic nations. The is a lively programme of events held at the library as well as exhibitions including 'Treasures' whicn is a permanent exhibition showcasing iconic items from the Library’s collection of archives, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, maps, and unique audio and film material.

Each of the items in this exhibition are treasures, because they are valuable, rare, old, beautiful or iconic, and have their own unique history that plays a special part in the story of Wales.

The café at the National Library is situated on the ground floor with easy access for buggies and wheelchairs. It has recently been revamped with new furniture, and a small play area for children and highchairs are also available for small children.

Open Monday to Saturday and serves breakfast rolls in the morning, and sandwiches, soup, paninis and some light meals during the day as well as hot meals and vegetarian dishes .. There are a variety of delicious homemade cakes available all day, along with hot and colds drinks.

 

 

 

Facilities

Other

  • Electric car charging point

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Situated on Penglais Hill (A487)

Public Transport Directions

Aberystwyth train station is located 1 mile away with local transport linking the train station and campus as well as longer distances.

Opening Times

* Mon - Fri 9:00 - 16:30

Sat 10.00 - 4.00

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