Dining in and Out in North Wales

Food & Drink at Rivercatcher


Whether you’re ready to hunker down and enjoy the comforts of your own company or leave the kitchen to the experts there is plenty of choice during your stay.

We think a mix of both is nice so this page is dedicated to helping you make some great culinary choices.

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Eating In


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The Rivercatcher Welcome Basket

Our welcome basket contains some locally sourced luxuries to help you settle in and unwind…

You’ll find a bottle of wine, a Henllan Bakery Loaf, jam from Welsh Lady Preserves, Shepherd’s Luxury Biscuits, Welsh Coffee and Dragon Welsh Butter.

Plus we’ll always keep the cupboards stocked with essentials like local Blodyn Rapeseed Oil, Welsh Sea Salt, milk delivered by our local milk man and a top up of Welsh Brew tea bags.




Welsh Produce Direct to Your Door…

Local Welsh Produce

The Rivercatcher Online Shop

Our online shop offers our guests the chance to purchase luxury and local Welsh produce before arrival or during their visit for delivery to the doorstep of their Rivercatcher cottage or log cabin.

Providing an excellent guest experience is what we’re all about and giving our guests access to high quality Welsh products seemed like the perfect way to do just that!

Stock up or splash out

From our popular breakfast and BBQ packs to items we provide in our welcome hampers and other high quality Welsh products, our online shop is a convenient and easy way to get delicious essential and luxury shopping delivered straight to your holiday door.

You can order products prior to your arrival or once on site – for more information and to see what’s available visit shop.rivercatcher.co.uk



Rivercatcher Food Packs

We’ve teamed up with TJ Roberts Butchers to provide various food packs that you can have delivered to your cottage on arrival. So you can enjoy great quality food in the comfort of your cottage or cabin.

To order any of our extras please go to Hampers & Packs on our online shop.


Rivercatcher Food Packs


Private Catering at Rivercatcher


Private Caterers North Wales

Sticky Sausage Catering

If you fancy fine dining without leaving your cottage or cabin why not contact our catering partners at The Sticky Sausage Catering Company.

Their aim in simple, to create a stress-free & memorable event whilst you enjoy delicious food and great service.

They can provide fully prepared evening meals or buffets, simply in need of a reheat or why not let them create a special dinner party with a bespoke menu.

They are experienced chefs who love cooking, offering a broad range of catering services. For more information visit the Sticky Sausage facebook page



BBQ’s & Alfresco Dining

A BBQ with a difference, are you sick of the same old burgers and sausage combo? Allow the Sticky Sausage to show you how a BBQ should be done with Beer can chicken, BBQ chilli prawns, 12 hour marinated chicken skewers. Maple glazed BBQ ribs, Ginger and Cola pork shoulder to name a few options!

In House Private Dining

The full chef experience in your home catering for any style of food menu to suit & highly experienced chefs with years of kitchen experience. As interactive with the team as you wish with full descriptions and demonstrations of each dish or we can cook and serve quietly whilst you enjoy your dinner party with family and friends. Minimum of six guests per party.

Canapés & Small Bowls & Tray Events

A great way to enjoy multiple dishes at a relaxed pace over the course of an evening. With a large range of options and with our team always open to suggestions we can cater for any menu you would love to give your guests.


Event Caterers North Wales

Wild Garlic Catering

Whether you want to hire one of their chefs to come to your accommodation for the evening and have the delight of perfectly cooked food or have the creative team take charge and create the perfect wedding breakfast; Wild Garlic Catering supply delicious food for all occasions.

So if you need a fantastic office buffet or you’re planning a family party, corporate dinner, product launch, summer ball or Christmas party, get in touch and they can take all the hard work and stress out of arranging your perfect event.

For more information visit the Wild Garlic Catering website.




Where to Shop


Rhug Farm Shop

Rhug Estate Farm Shop and Cafe

A short 15 mins drive away located on the A5 between Corwen and Bala. This is an Impressive shop that offers high quality local, Welsh and organic products.

A must visit during your stay at Rivercatcher.


We’ve teamed up with Rhug Estate to provide any guests staying with us a 20% off discount voucher to spend either in the farm shop, takeaway or cafe.

Rhug Estate is home to North Wales’s most exclusive farm shop, it also has 2 wonderful farm walks which gives you an opportunity to walk round the working farm and admire the animals which change seasonally. Dogs are welcome too – even in the cafe!

So enjoy 20% off on us!

Deli counter with cheese, homemade pies and cured meats. Butcher’s counter selling organically produced meats. Takeaway with home produced organic burgers and bacon.

Visit the Rhug Farm Website




Closest Supermarket

When you’re in need of those extra bits our local shop can’t supply a picturesque 15 minute drive will bring you to the Co-op in Bala.

Everything you would expect, groceries and household goods, with a focus on ethical practice including a bakery and a range of local produce.

Further afield the nearest big supermarkets are: Tesco in Ruthin (30 mins), Aldi in Llangollen (25 mins). The nearest Sainsburys and Asda are in Wrexham (40 mins).




Online Deliveries

Many of our guests organise a delivery from a supermarket to arrive close to the beginning of their holiday.

Sainsburys, Tesco and Asda all regularly deliver to Rivercatcher so you can feel confident in placing an order with any of these.


Eating Out


Your Guide to Eating Out in North Wales

Food blog

Food and drink for any occasion

There are so many great places to eat both near rivercatcher and further afield.
We put together this handy list of some of our favourite places to eat in North Wales so you have plenty of options when you come and stay at Rivercatcher.


The Rivercatcher Food and Drink Guide >>


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