Opened in 2012 Bodnant Welsh Food was created, from the former Furnace Farm buildings,to provide a showcase for produce from Wales in general and North Wales in particular. Today 80% of all shop produce is Welsh.

In addition to the farm shop, featuring a bakery, butchery and deli, the business operates a dairy producing its own cheese, butter and icecream, a cookery school, wine shop, restaurant, tearoom and farmhouse accommodation.

The business was opened by Prince Charles in July 2012 and has been successful in winning several awards to date. Its Aberwen cheese has won awards at the World and British Cheese shows, Abergoch cheese won an award at the International Cheese Awards, 2014. In 2013 it reached tenth in the Times list og UK farm shops and in 2014 was voted Number 1 farm shop by the BBC Good Food magazine.

voted Number 1 farm shop by the BBC Good Food magazine.

The farm shop is open daily from 9.30am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday. The shop features the butchery - showcasing the best of Welsh meats prepared on site - breads cakes and a range of award winning hot and cold meat pies produced in the bakery and the deli, serving Welsh cheeses - and featuring the 6 cheeses made on site: Aberwen, Aberwen mature, smoked Aberwen, Abergoch, Cheshire style cheese, and Caerphilly.

The Hayloft Restaurant

The Hayloft Restaurant is open for lunch on Tuesdays to Sundays, 12am to 3pm and for dinner 5.15pm to 9pm on Wednesday to Saturdays. The restaurant seats 100 diners and is available for private hire. The menu draws on the best of Welsh meats, cheese, butter and icecream from the dairy, and breads from the bakery.

The tearoom seats 100 internally and a further 60 people in the courtyard and children's play area. It is open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm, 10am to 4pm on Sundays. The menu features a selection of foods from the farm shop.

The wine shop features 300+ wines including the best Welsh wines and a selection from Patagonia, a country with Welsh connections. The remaining selections include wines from around the world.

The cookery school features a wide range of courses throughout the year and is available for hire for hen and team building groups.

The Pochin Room

The Pochin Room seats 80 and is available for a wide range of events from wedding ceremonies to family celebrations. It is also the venue for larger cookery and wine tasting demonstrations. Finaly the farmhouse offers 5 rooms with superb views of the Conwy Valley. There are 2 double rooms, 2 twins and a single. The whole is available for house parties linked to the private dining area alongside the cookery school.

Contact Details

Bodnant Estate,
Tal y Cafn,
LL28 5RP


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