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Craig-y-dderwen Riverside Hotel Betws-y-Coed Conwy

Luxury afternoon tea stand

£38.00 for two


A selection of open sandwiches

 Scones served with butter, jam & fresh cream

 Bara Brith: a traditional Welsh fruit loaf

 Warm griddled Welsh cakes

 A selection of homemade cakes

 Includes a choice of speciality tea or coffee


Please note this is made fresh to order and can take up to 25-30 minutes


Prosecco, quarter bottle £9.35


Afternoon tea selection

£11.45 / £21.00 to share


A scone served with butter, jam & fresh cream

 Two slices of Bara Brith: a traditional Welsh fruit loaf

Two warm griddled Welsh cakes

Includes a choice of tea or coffee


Sandwiches £7.95

Smoked salmon, Ham & tomato, Cheese & pickle


1 Scone served with butter, jam & fresh cream    £3.95

2 Scones served with butter, jam & fresh cream    £5.95


Warm griddled Welsh cakes    £3.95

Bara Brith: a traditional Welsh fruit loaf    £3.95


                                                         Teas & Coffees

Cafetière of House Blend Coffee

Cappuccino with Indian tiger stripe beans

Latte with Indian tiger stripe beans

Espresso with Indian tiger stripe beans

Selection of Liquor Coffees

Pot of House Blend Tea

‘Bournville’ Hot Chocolate made with cream
and topped with marshmallows 


Speciality Teas

Earl Grey Excelsior
Yuman and Ceylon teas are blended with Keemum black.
Tea is best drunk without milk.

Darjeeling - Pandem Estate The Champagne of Teas. Best drunk without milk. This second flush has a fine muscatel flavour.

Pai-Mu-Tan (Tea of Life)
A healthy white tea, with a delicate taste of fruit flavours.
There is a hint of smokiness in the finish.

Formosa Oolong
A semi fermented tea which is low in caffeine.
The tea has a fruit aftertaste and is best without milk.

Rooibos with Cinnamon and Plum
Organic red bush tea blended with cinnamon pieces
and safflower is added.

Sencha & Ginseng.
A Japanese green tea blended with red ginseng.
A little passion fruit provides sweetness.

Green Menthos
Chinese ‘gunpowder’ tea blended with peppermint.

Elegance Blend
Chinese white tea with Sencha green tea, perfect as a light
afternoon tea.

Year of the Dragon
Chinese white tea with lemongrass, kiwi, raspberry pieces &
pomegranate arils. Subtle, complex, refreshing & health promoting.



Speciality Coffees

El Salvador – Bourbellon Estate Medium Roast
Excellent balance with almost sweet finish

Guatemalan – Genuine Antigua Dark Medium Roast Full bodied and spicy with smoky distinctive flavour


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

Sample Bistro Lunch Menu

Soup of the day
Prepared each day with seasonal ingredients & served with homemade bread (V) £5.50

Eggs Benedict
Toasted muffin served with ham, poached egg & a hollandaise sauce £9.95 

Betws brunch
Wild boar sausage, bacon chop, toasted muffin topped with a poached duck egg, black pudding, tomato & fried potatoes £14.95 

Welsh sirloin steak  
21 day matured sirloin steak served with a Portobella au poivre sauce, chips, peas & salad £18.95 

Pasta tubes filled with bolognese & glazed with cheese served with thunderbread & salad £12.95 

Vegetarian cannelloni 
Spinach & feta filled pasta tubes, glazed with cheese, served with a tomato sauce served with thunderbread & salad (V) £12.95 

Salmon fish cakes
Breaded & served with tartar sauce, chips, crushed peas & salad £14.95 

Thai curry  
Traditional Thai green chicken curry served with wild rice & roti bread £13.25 

Wild boar sausages
Wild boar sausages served with haggis mash, onion marmalade, parsnip crisps & a port sauce £12.95 

Jacket potatoes
With prawns & Marie Rose sauce £9.50 
With butter, cheese & beans £8.95 

Crispy duck wrap
Confit of duck leg with onions, peppers, sweet chilli sauce & served in a tortilla wrap £8.95 

Steak wrap
Warm steak in a tortilla wrap with onions, peppers, mushrooms & wholegrain mustard £9.95 

Smoked salmon bagel
Home cured & smoked salmon with cream cheese set on a toasted bagel £8.25

Goats cheese bagel
Grilled goats cheese on a Welsh lavabread bagel served with grape chutney (V) £6.95 

Sandwiches & baguettes
Tuna mayonnaise sandwich £7.00
Bacon & brie baguette £8.00 
Ham & cheese sandwich £7.50
Cheese & pickle baguette £7.00  
Club sandwich with bacon, chicken, lettuce, tomato, egg & mayonnaise £10.95

Tortilla chips
Topped with salsa & glazed with cheese (V) £3.95 

Toasted & glazed with green thunder Snowdon cheese (V) £3.50

All Day Tapas 
Please see the blackboard for our seasonal selection