Santes Dwynwen – The Welsh Patron Saint of Love

Dydd Santes Dwynwen, or Saint Dwynwen’s Day… is marked and celebrated across Wales, on January 25th. The story of Saint Dwynwen has been told in many different variations over the centuries, but the core of the story remains the same in all of them. They feature a young woman called Dwynwen, her lover, Maelon, and the Island of Llanddwyn, Ynys Llanddwyn. Who was Dwynwen? Dwynwen is believed to have been a daughter of King Brychan Brycheiniog, who lived in the 5th century. Dwynwen lived in Anglesey, it is believed…

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Dylan’s Events 2018 | Digwyddiadau Dylan’s 2018

It’s January, which means one thing for certain, a new Dylan’s Events Calendar, packed full of events at food fairs over the three counties, local events of interest, and of course gigs, food & drink events, and performances at our own three restaurants in Llandudno, Menai Bridge, and Criccieth! Take a look at what’s happening: You can buy tickets for ticketed events on our online shop here, and view our Facebook events page for the latest details here. We’re looking forward to a wonderful 2018! | Rydan ni’n edrych ymlaen at…

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Lesley Griffiths AM Visits Our Prep Kitchen

                  It was our pleasure to welcome Welsh Government Minister, Lesley Griffiths AM, to Llangefni today, and have the opportunity to take a short tour around our Prep-Kitchen, and discuss how our retail range might grow and develop in the future. Oedd ein plesur iawn i groeso Gweinidog Llywodraeth Cymru, Lesley Griffiths AM, yn Llangefni heddiw, a gael siawns trefnu taith bach o gwmpas ein ‘Prep-Kitchen’, ac yn trafod sut fydd ein cynhyrchion manwerthu yn tyfu yn y…

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Criccieth Community Bonfire Night | Noson Tan Gwyllt Cymunedol Cricieth

The Community Bonfire Night – Criccieth is coming up on November 3rd! | Mi fydd y’r Noson Tan Gwyllt Cricieth yn sydd i ddod Tachwedd 3rd!   The evening was a huge success last year, with so many in attendance, and we’re looking forward to building on the event in 2017, and hopefully for many years to come! Children’s activities and food stalls will be in attendance. Get down and join us on the esplanade & beach for a heart warming, toe tingling bonfire evening! What will…

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Menai Bridge Fair – Parking & Access

It’s coming up to Menai Bridge Fair Day – Tuesday October 24th! | Mi fydd Ffair Borth yn dod eto – Dydd Mawrth, mis Hydref 24ain! Parking and access routes to Dylan’s Menai Bridge will change over this period. The following is information from Anglesey Council which to help smooth your arrival during the festivities. Getting to the restaurant: ‘A road closure order covering Telford Road, Bridge Street, Wood Street and Water Street will operate from 2pm on Monday 23rd October until 7am on Wednesday…

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Y GWELLTYN OLAF. Y GWELLTYN OLAF UN | THE LAST STRAW. THE FINAL STRAW.

Plastic straws are one of the top ten plastic items found polluting the oceans. So, we are not going to be using them any more. Gwellt plastig yw un o’r deg o eitemau plastig sy’n achosi’r llygredd mwyaf. Felly, dyddyn ni ddim am eu defnyddio nhw mwyach. From October 9th 2017 we removed all plastic straws from our three restaurants! We’ve seen the difference that the 2 Minute Beach Clean board in Criccieth has made through a lot of people doing a little bit each,…

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A Pilot Program – Training & Development

David & Collette recently visited HMP Berwyn for a lunch developed by the men in the kitchens. It was fantastic to see the work they are doing there firsthand. We are in the process of piloting a training & development program at Dylan’s, hoping to encourage 12 – 16 trainees (over different periods throughout the year) to join our kitchen teams, and create a pathway for chefs to rise through the ranks with work-based training and day release at a local college. There will be…

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Teacup the Cat – Part Two

The story of Teacup the Dylan’s rescue cat continues! A couple of weeks ago we told the story of the affectionate stray cat ‘Teacup’, and how she adopted the Dylan’s staff by hanging around the staff entrance, before eventually being scooped up by Rachael (one of the Dylan’s Front of House team). She was taken to the vet, and afterwards taken in and looked after by Rachael’s family. Teacup was heavily pregnant at the time, but not anymore! (To read this story in full, see…

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Christmas Menu – Bookings Available Now

We are now taking Christmas bookings! | Dan ni’n gymryd archebion Nadolig rwan!   If you book and arrange your group’s deposit before the end of September, your organiser will recieve a free bottle of Prosecco. To reserve your table, phone or send an email to: | I gadw eich lle, ffoniwch neu anfonwch ebost at: Criccieth T. 01766 522 773 E. criccieth@dylansrestaurant.co.uk Llandudno T. 01492 860499 E. llandudno@dylansrestaurant.co.uk Menai Bridge | Porthaethwy T. 01248 716 714 E. menaibridge@dylansrestaurant.co.uk See below for some early images*…

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