Review on Bae Abermaw

It's a quantum leap from Victorian rest home to state-of-the-art Conranesque hotel, but that's exactly what Richard and Connie Drinkwater have achieved at Bae Abermaw. The name translates as 'Barmouth Bay' and the address is definitely no exaggeration: this nineteenth-century granite edifice stands high on a hill behind the town with spectacular panoramic views over the harbour, Cardigan Bay and the Mawddach Estuary.

Bold works of art, slate and stripped wood dominate the fastidiously minimalist interior: clean lines are in, chintz is definitely out. The restaurant is reached via the original tiled entrance steps, and it's an impressive room with French doors opening out onto the garden.

Home-grown herbs and locally caught fish find they way into the kitchen, where the team produces its own breads and a range of modern dishes based on well sourced ingredients. Typical offerings on the dinner menu (lunch is by arrangement only) might include marinated salmon with cucumber yoghurt or chicken liver parfait with apple and orange chutney before - say - duck breast with orange and Cointreau gravy and a heartening dessert like hot apple and rum charlotte with cinnamon custard and caramel.

Bae Abermaw is also featured in: Michelin Guide, AA Guide

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Cuisine

Modern British

Restaurant Opening Times

Dinner: 6.30 - 9.00pm

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card, American Express

Online Booking Availability for Bae Abermaw

Facilities at Bae Abermaw

  • Childrens menu
  • Private parties

Accomodation

Accomodation is available

Address

Bae Abermaw
Panorama Hill
Barmouth
Gwynedd
LL42 1DQ

Customer Ratings on Bae Abermaw

5  / 5

Based on 1 review

Guest reviews are written by our customers.

Food
10   
Service
10   
Ambience
10   
Location
10   
Value for money
10   

Customer reviews

  • avatar
    Eleri
    August 2014

    3 people found this review helpful
    First Class!

    We had a meal at the Bae Abermaw Hotel for my daughter's twenty-first birthday. Everything was perfect - the food, the atmosphere, and, especially the staff who couldn't do enough to make it a truly memorable evening for her. I am so glad I chose this venue for her special birthday meal!

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