Eat, drink & shop in Mid Wales

Mid Wales has some fabulous food and drink producers, supplying our restaurants, pubs, bars, inns and café’s with lots of lovely local produce for you to enjoy. Whilst you’re here, remember to ask the people you meet about local stories passed down between the generations - perhaps over a drop of gin, or award-winning ale?

If you’re in need of some fresh air after all that local produce, we’ve got the coast and countryside to explore. Many of our attractions in Mid Wales also have café’s or tearooms on-site, so you can really make a day of it.

Stay for a short break and spoil yourself in one of Mid Wales many places to stay recognised for their award-winning restaurants Treat yourself to a visit to a local vineyard, brewery and even a gin distillery.

Explore Mid Wales market towns with their traditional market halls, small independent shops, and sample local produce at one of the many farmers markets across the region.

Recommended places to get a bite to eat...

Y Consti Restaurant at Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway, Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2DN

With a team of experienced waiting staff and respected chefs, Y Consti has rapidly gained a reputation for excellence.

Siabod Restaurant at Elen's Castle

DOLWYDDELAN, Near Betws y Coed, Snowdonia National Park, Conwy, LL25 0EJ

The Siabod Restaurant at Elen's Castle home-cooked offers an eating experience in an informal and friendly atmosphere. Wherever possible, all our produce is locally supplied using the highest quality suppliers in the Conwy Valley.

Y Crochan Cafe

Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

Our all-day menu features lots of fresh, seasonal and local produce. Call in for morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea whilst enjoying the surrounding 9 Craft Studios and a range of visitor experiences including King Arthur's Labyrinth.

The Granary Restaurant & Bar at The Granary Wine Bar

The Granary Wine Bar, 17 Parkers Lane, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2LT

Good Wines, Good Friends, Good Times. Quirky venue packed full of character, located in the heart of Mid Wales. Specialising in hand-picked fine wines. Pop in for a drink and check us out.

Mellington Hall Hotel | Restaurant at Mellington Hall Hotel

Mellington Hall Hotel, Mellington, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6HX

Mellington Hall Country House Hotel is a Grade II Listed 19th Century house set in beautiful landscaped grounds with spectacular views in every direction.

CAT Vegetarian Cafe at Centre For Alternative Technology

Centre For Alternative Technology, Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ

Treat yourself at CAT with a delicious meal, baked treats, barista coffee and a wide selection of hot and cold beverages at CAT's vegetarian café.

Llangoed Hall

Llyswen, Nr Brecon, Powys, LD3 0YP

Llangoed Hall's restaurant offers an intimate fine dining experience. The food is sourced from the freshest and finest local ingredients with fruit and vegetables from the hotel’s very own kitchen garden

Elephant & Castle Hotel Riverside Restaurant & Bar at The Elephant and Castle Hotel

The Elephant and Castle Hotel, Broad Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BQ

With beautiful views of the River Severn, this Riverside Restaurant accommodates up to 40 people offering home-made food and menus changed on a seasonal basis, using fresh local produce to create dishes, which are all cooked to order.

Colliseum Coffee House & Shop at Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2AQ

The Colliseum Coffee House offer light lunches, snacks and high quality coffees, teas and handmade cakes. Everything is homemade using local produce and there are highchairs and space for children and a good children’s menu.

Relish Cafe at Oriel Davies Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

With an inspired seasonal menu of luscious homemade soups, salads, quiches and daily specials and with views to the hills over Newtown, the light, bright modern Café at Oriel Davies is a great place to eat, drink and meet friends.

Harry's Bar & Bistro

40-46 North Parade, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NF

Join us at Harry’s Bar & Bistro and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, occasional live music and delicious food. Come for a quiet drink in our bar or partying the weekend away.

Harry's Bistro at Harry's Bar & Bistro

Harry's Bar & Bistro, 40-46 North Parade, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NF

Harry's Bar & Bistro, where traditional Irish and Welsh themes combine to relaxed atmosphere, occasional live music and delicious food catering for guests of all ages. Lunch served Saturday & Sunday only.

Dyffryn Cafe

Dyffryn, Foel, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0NU

Dyffryn Cafe offers light and full breakfasts, homemade cakes, coffee and soft drinks, a selection of cooked and light lunches and even takeaways if you’re on the go.

Restaurant at Dragon Inn

Dragon Inn, 47 High Street, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1BE

The historic Dragon Inn in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park is an old hostelry on Crickhowell High Street.The bar & restaurant has earned a great reputation for serving local food of a high standard.

Coffee Shop at Pennau Craft & Coffee Shop

Pennau Craft & Coffee Shop, Bow Street, Nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY24 5AA

Pennau Craft and Coffee Shop in the village of Bow Street is just four miles north of the busy coastal resort of Aberystwyth. At Pennau Craft Coffee Shop, the accent is firmly on offering the best that Wales has to offer.

Caffi Clywedog at Clywedog Creative Hub

Clywedog Creative Hub, Clywedog Creative Hub, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6NU

Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Cambrian Mountains and less than 5 miles from the market town of Llanidloes, you will find us overlooking the magnificent Llyn Clywedog Dam.

Russell Tea Room at Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY

Period Tearoom serving locally sourced foods, home-baked cakes, freshly made sandwiches and light lunches. We can cater for buffets and small meetings and Birthday parties from age 1 - 100! Any dietary requirements catered for on request.

Trefeddian Dining Room at Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, LL35 0SB

The Trefeddian Hotel serve everything from a three course dining room lunch to more relaxed light bites, sandwiches and delicious homemade afternoon tea in the hotel lounges or on a sunny day on our stunning sea view terrace.

Arts Centre Café & Pizza Cafe at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE

The Arts Centre award winning cafe offers a mouthwatering selection of freshly made salads, hot meals and snacks every day....

Chartists 1770 at The Trewythen

Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6BW

Enjoy dinner in our relaxed and modern mid-wales restaurant, sampling dishes created by our Executive Head Chef, including light lunches, Welsh tapas, sharing boards, plant-based dishes, and meat aged in our very own ageing cabinet.

Retail therapy

Salop Leisure -Shrewsbury at Salop Leisure - Shrewsbury

Salop Leisure - Shrewsbury, Emstrey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6QS

Salop Leisure is a leading supplier of static, touring and motor homes - all of which have evolved from basic units to the luxury models of today.

Tawny Owl Toys at Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

We make traditional and personalised wooden toys right here in our toy workshop in Corris. We are now seeing the children who were given our toys returning to buy toys for their own children - what better recommendation.

Berriew Village Store

Berriew, Welshpool, SY21 8PG

Camlan Garden Centre at Camlan Garden Centre & Farm Shop

Camlan Garden Centre & Farm Shop, Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, SY20 9LN

Camlan Garden Centre stocks a wide range of Welsh-grown shrubs and bedding plants, as well as British-grown perennials, annuals and alpine plants; as well as the usual garden centre essentials such as compost and pots!

The Candle Studio at Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

Find a fantastic range of hand carved and scented candles in different colours and sizes. Seasonal candles and candle dipping activities available too.

Salop Leisure - Machynlleth

Treowain Enterprise Park, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8EG

Salop Leisure Ltd is a leading supplier of static, touring and motor homes - all of which have evolved from basic units to the luxury models of today.

Chocablock Chocolate Studio at Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

Unique Handmade Chocolates using high quality Belgian Chocolate. Come along and have fun making your own decorated chocolate bar.

Hafod Hardware

East Street, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5DS

Situated in the centre of Rhayader in the heart of Mid Wales is one of the oldest businesses in the town- Hafod Hardware, a traditional old fashioned Ironmongers with wooden flooring and walls and ceiling lined in pine.

Delyn Glass at Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

We make striking glass sculptures and flamework. We can be seen at work on most days in our Delyn Glass studio.

Brecon Market Hall

The High Street, Brecon, LD3 7LF

Brecon Market Hall is located in the centre of the town of Brecon in Powys Mid Wales. The Market Hall is the venue for many community events including Antique Fairs, Crafts and the popular Brecon Farmers Market

The Original Butterfly Man

Tyddyn Yr Eos , Ty Celyn Bach, Carrog, Corwen, LL21 9BH

The Original Butterfly Man stock a complete range of original and authentically produced metal ornamental wall Butterflies.

CAT Eco Store at Centre For Alternative Technology

Centre For Alternative Technology, Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ

The perfect complement to a visit to CAT, the gift shop stocks eco-friendly and ethical products and books and is housed in a sustainable building.

The Original Shandals Company

Unit 3 Bank Lane, Machynlleth, Powys, Sy20 8DT

Shandals and boots are handmade, designed to last, and are repairable after years of wear. Each and every pair are made in a workshop in Machynlleth, Mid Wales.

Craft Shop at Artisans

Artisans, The Old Sawmill, Lake Vyrnwy, Oswestry, Powys, SY10 0NA

With Chocolate made locally in Bala, Love spoons from Mid Wales and some Welsh love rings, Artisans can provide you with this and more. Just pop in and have a look.

Portmeiron Pottery, Gift and Craft Shops at Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion Village, Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER

Portmeirion Village is home to a diverse range of shops that make finding the perfect gift a piece of cake! All stores in Portmeirion Village sell an eclectic range of gifts & homeware.

The Courtyard Shop at Powis Castle

Powis Castle, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF

The Courtyard Shop at Powis Castle is open 10.30am-3.30pm (closed Wednesdays & Thursdays) and has a beautiful selection of homeware, gifts, souvenirs and delicious treats to choose from.

Celtic Gallery & Shop at Rhiannon Centre

Rhiannon Centre, Main Square, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6JL

The Celtic Gallery and Shop features guest artists and themed exhibitions, as well as the very best Welsh and Celtic crafts.

Arthurian & Celtic Shop at King Arthurs Labyrinth

King Arthurs Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

The Arthurian and Celtic Shop at King Arthur's Labyrinth sells a great range of items inspired by the myths & legends of King Arthur and Welsh folklore. Items include Arthurian swords, Arthurian chess sets, goblets, fairies, dragons & more.

Gallery Shop at Oriel Davies Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

The Gallery Shop is open Monday – Saturday, 10am - 5pm Jewellery & Crafts, giftware, books & magazines and much more. Original art can also be purchased through the Arts Council of Wales Collectorplan.

Dyfi Distillery

Unit 5 Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, SY20 9RF

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere.Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and recognised in the Great British Food Awards 2017 for the best gin produced in the UK.

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