Dawsons Bar Cuisine is open from 7:30am - 11:00pm Monday to Friday; 8:00am - 11:00pm Saturday and 8:00am - 10:30pm on a Sunday. The bar opens from 11.00am for drinks Monday - Saturday and from 12.00pm on Sunday.
Breakfast is served Monday to Friday from 7:30am - 11:30am and from 8:00am Saturday & Sunday.
Our main menu is the served from 12:00pm - 9:30pm Monday - Saturday and until 9:00pm on Sunday.
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About Dawsons Bar Cuisine
Dawsons Bar Cuisine combines relaxed friendly service with fantastic, hearty dishes; from fresh seafood, to local butchers, our kitchen team has some of the very best ingredients to hand, creating a regularly changing bistro menu.
We serve our award winning menu is all our public areas; choose to sit in our cosy bar watching and enjoying the buzz our regular guests and visitors create, our relaxed dog friendly snug, or our more formal dining only Shakespeare's. Whichever room you choose, you can be guaranteed a great meal, with friendly service.
Lovely Afternoon tea and great variety of sandwiches and cakes. Special thank you to Jacqui - very friendly member of staff, helpful and gave our party a service with a smile :)
Lovely Sunday lunch, our guest enjoyed your vegetarian Sunday lunch. Service excellent as usual, staff attentive but we are never rushed. Chocolate fondant desert was delicious. Thank you, will be back.
What a fabulous stay and the Castle Hotel this past weekend! The food is so amazing and fresh! The staff, presentation... wonderful!
I lived in Conwy for 10 yrs and never went into the Castle Hotel. On my first visit this week with 6 friends we had an excellent experience. Booking was easy with a range of options, staff were attentive and the food was excellent. The decor is traditional if not a bit old fashioned but did not detract from the atmosphere. I shall probably return for a quite meal with my family.
The atmosphere was very dull, after reading good reviews for the food and drink I was excited for our evening meal. However, the waiter was very blunt and not at all friendly and seemed to be in a rush to get us out, although there were only 2 other couples in the restaurant. Food was nice, however, very pretentious and not worth the money in my eyes.
The food,wine and service was excellent,however, after dinner my wife and I retired to the bar where we ordered a Mojito cocktail and a Sapphire gin & tonic,unfortunately we were advised that the bar had run out of mint & lime for the cocktail and only had spiced tonic for the gin? It is a small gripe I know, and really, didn't spoil the evening as a whole,which was lovely.
Excellent food and very pleasant waitresses
excellent all round, can't wait to visit again
Me and my friend had the most wonderful meal seated in the Restaurant area. We both had scallops and black pudding to start, which was absolutely perfect, followed by the duo of duck and the sirloin steak for our main courses, both were incredible. We were satisfied after two courses, but the dessert menu was too good to resist. I had the chocolate fondant and my friend had the baked orange cheesecake, both exceptional choices. All were served with a smile from our lovely, kind hostess Bella, a real asset to the team @ the castle.. she really made our evening. Definitely the best place to dine in the area, everything was spot on.
Waited a while for someone to take our order, even though we were the first ones to arrive. Everything else was excellent. Thank you
Quite busy and noisy but probably due to teh Conwy Food Fest that weekend. Will try again at less busy time
Great service, including a birthday firework. Excellent service!
Wonderful evening food hot and tasty service very good and staff very helpful and lovely
Perfect meal and service. Look forward to returning!
5 of us ate in Shakespeare's. The whole building was crowded,very busy and staff seemed a bit stretched. Service was excellent although a steak arrived too well done. Another was quickly produced. We all had three courses which was almost too much and tasted really very good. When the bill arrived the cost of the steak was not on the bill and service charge cancelled. We were happy to accept the free steak but still paid the service charge as the staff were brilliant. Really happy to recommend and we will certainly be going back.
It was a family meal for six of us. The food and the service were brilliant. Great atmosphere in the bar. A favourite venue for us when people come to stay. They all love it.
Lovely food in a nice atmosphere, staff were very helpful and friendly making it a great evening.
friendly staff, given enough time between courses, and not rushed to leave, therefore we had a very relaxing meal. food was lovely and enough choices for vegetarians too.
Very disappointing meal! The food courses were incredibly long to arrive. The first course took over 30mins to arrive and the main course 25mins. The chicken and mushroom pie was dry and over cooked. The chicken and sea bass main courses were ok. The service was over stretched and inexperienced although the customer facing staff were very pleasant.
We were very pleased with the outstanding dinner we had. The service was also great. Highly recommend Dawson’s.
We had a good meal on Saturday night. The service was excellent and very attentive. The food was good especially the starters and puddings. Both main courses were a little below par ( Three Cheese loaf was very tasty but a little dry, while the red mullet was bland.) But overall we had a great evening and certainly would come back.
My wife and have always loved to eat at the Castle Hotel, the food , service and atmosphere can’t be beaten.
Upon arriving we were very well served. Seated in a snug booth in a corner. We ordered Sunday lunches and drinks that were all served quickly. Following that we had to wait 20minutes for someone to clear our plates and offer the desert menu. We were then forgotten about once more and we had to call a waitress over who had walked past many times but would not look our way. All in all the service was poor, the food over priced and we will not be returning.
Excellent as usual
Good food. Very nice and friendly staff. Their dresscode is a bit presumptuous but beside that a nice place to dine.