Located on the ancient foundations of Cardigan Castle, Tom and his team offer delicious breakfasts, traditional daytime café menu, stylish afternoon teas and popular Sunday lunch offerings. The team is passionate about providing the best, and has launched a unique dining experience with a contemporary range of meals, as well as evening specials.
We work closely with Castle gardeners to make sure we use the best seasonal ingredients the garden has to offer.



Welcome To 1176

Looking over the River Teifi, you can enjoy a coffee, home-made cake, a beautifully-prepared lunch & mouth-watering afternoon tea.

Coffee from Cardigan Bay roasters, Meat from our butchers next door – Dewi James, Fish from Cardigan Bay, Fresh produce from the Castle garden, your visit will certainly be a tasty one. 




What People are Saying

Fabulous food in a great atmosphere. Excellent menu from 1176 now open for evening steak meals on a Friday and Saturday. Mouth watering food and although not cheap worth every penny. Also a very friendly staff make the night out a great pleasure. Certainly worth a visit.


“Sunday Luncheon”

Welcome by well trained staff and attended to our requests with a smile.
Food was very well cooked and the plate presentation was very good. Top marks to the chefs and complemented by very attentive and excellent table service.
A breath of fresh air to find such a well run venue.


“Amazing Food ”

Pop in expecting normal tea room food and was blown away by the choice and quality of the food !!!Really good children menu and very helpful with allergies.


“Just So Good”

What a surprise? Beautifully presented food that not only looked perfect but was enhanced by unusual crockery and delivered by knowledgeable staff and even better, tasted as it should. Loved it. The chef and his team are a class act. Prices are high for the area but offer great value for money if you are a foodie.


“Great place and atmosphere.”

“Turned up for lunch today without a reservation. Seated quickly, really impressed with the food we had. Great place and atmosphere.”


Great Welsh-speaking staff.

“Fantastic food, especially the mussels! Great choice of wine and the service was spot-on. Great Welsh-speaking staff that were very attentive and knowledgeable. Will return.”


“Worth visiting then walking it off at the castle next door.”

“I visited for linch and waste disappointed, the food was really tasty and exciting. The service was great too, very friendly staff. Worth visiting then walking it off at the castle next door.”


“Brilliant, as it always is”

Just popped in for lunch – nowhere else could make a quick sandwich into such an impressive plate of food – stunning salad – really, really friendly service – reasonable prices – and a lovely environment – you really struggle to beat this place


“A true treasure.”

“We had the pleasure of a big family Sunday lunch 9/4/23 for 11. The Sunday menu was absolutely amazing as well as the service 7 ambience! Top tip wear an elasticated waist band! The food delicious & great value.”


Amazing Sunday Lunch.

“Had the best Sunday lunch I’ve had out for a very long time. Prawns were delicious and the beef was so tasty and cooked to perfection as were the roast potatoes and vegetables. Staff were friendly and the place is beautiful. Will definitely be back.”



“Would I go back, hella yes in a heartbeat.”

The people were very friendly. The place was exceptionally clean. The food was well just great at first when I looked at the menu I thought it might be a little pricey but what you got was well worth the money. The staff were not always coming over to ask how things were, which is nice when you just wish to sit eat and talk. Would I go back, hella yes in a heartbeat.”





Only the Best

Fresh Ingredient, Grown on site

Working with the Castle’s gardening team, we are able to source organic herbs, fruit and vegetables from within a stone’s throw of the kitchen.