Old Wives Tales

Eating Out in Bala

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Old Wives Tales

Eating Out


“Short were the hours which were so gayly passed, when, love, in thee my trust I fondly placed; possessed of all my soul desired to taste, I careless deemed they would forever last.” C. M. Da. Costa.

Welcoming and elegant; you’ll fall completely, and utterly in love with the terracotta-coloured restaurant; Old Wives Tales, situated in the historic market town of Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park, Wales. Offering a harmonious blend of flavourful, Portuguese cuisine, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, from this aesthetically beautiful restaurant. Plentiful, Portuguese recipes, that simply burst with flavour, are created by the outstanding Chef; Rui Brasil, who along with Monika Lubiarz from Poland, attentively allow their guests to relax, and feel totally at home, with the perfect combination of food, drink, rich, diverse decor, and romantic, acoustic music, which weaves a dreamy spell around the restaurant. First class hospitality, eclectic and ravishingly beautiful food, produces a sensually unique experience, with tantalising flavours that are a fusion of Mediterranean styles, with unexpected flourishes and touches. Take your loved one for an unforgettable, few hours of sheer, soul-enhancing bliss.

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Contact Us

21 Tegid Street ,
Bala, Snowdonia National Park , LL23 7EH

07428 473129



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