Featured • June 06, 2023 • Author, Sharon Watkins
There’s no shortage of great places to eat in Anglesey and thanks to Anglesey’s proximity to open water, seafood has always been on the menu but where are the best places to have seafood for dinner in Anglesey? As someone who loves seafood, I’ve eaten fish, oysters, and mackerel from many eateries and this is my guide to the top seafood restaurants in Anglesey.
Whether you’re looking for indulgent restaurant meals or fish and chips by the beach, Anglesey has plenty of seafood options to choose from!
Best Seafood Restaurants in Anglesey
These are the island’s best seafood restaurants for lobsters, oysters and mussels fresh from the waters around Anglesey.
Dylan’s, Menai Bridge – One Of The Very Best Restaurants for Seafood in Anglesey
This stunning restaurant specialising in Seafood has fantastic views over the Menai straits. Dylan’s makes the most of exceptional, locally sourced ingredients, especially the fish. They serve customers from their Michelin-recommended, award-winning menus daily.
Sea Bass tacos, seafood chowder, and hake are all on the menu. If those don’t take your fancy, how about crab pizza or the moules marinière which is made with the freshest, sustainability-sourced mussels from the Menai Strait?
If you fancy a cocktail after your delicious seafood dinner, there’s an awesome maritime-themed cocktail bar next door.
The Oyster Catcher, Rhosneigr Has Sensational Seafood
The Oyster Catcher, located in Rhosneigr is an expansive restaurant where customers can choose from a seasonal menu featuring the best of British cuisine with oysters freshly harvested from the Menai Straits and provisions from local farms and producers. The spring menu features native (when available) and rock oysters with mojito dressing, cockles in Japanese pickling liquor, lobster crab, asparagus & parmesan tart, niçoise salad, smoked sustainable Shetland Isle salmon, fish & chips and fettuccine with lobster king prawn and crab. With a beachfront location and stylish interior, this restaurant is perfect for a relaxed meal with friends or family.
The Old Boat House at Red Wharf Bay
The Old Boat House is a charming and rustic seafood restaurant nestled on the picturesque shores of Red Wharf Bay. With its unique location and stunning views of the bay, this eatery offers patrons an unforgettable dining experience. The menu at The Old Boat House is focused on fresh, locally sourced seafood, showcasing the best of Anglesey’s produce. Diners can indulge in mouth-watering dishes like fish chowder, fish pie, king prawn, crab & chilli linguine, salmon and moules mariniére. The combination of delicious cuisine, exceptional service, and the serene coastal backdrop make The Old Boat House a must-visit destination for seafood lovers visiting Anglesey.
The Lobster Pot
Located in Church Bay, The Lobster Pot has been serving the freshest local crab, lobster, mussels, oysters & scallops since 1946. In addition to their Al A Carte menu, they frequently have specials featuring fish caught in the bay and beyond such as Cod, Bass and Mackerel. As well as catering for seafood lovers they cater for steak lovers, vegetarians and children. With a cosy atmosphere and stunning views of the bay, this restaurant is a favourite among both locals and visitors.
Catch 22 Brasserie
Situated in Valley, Catch 22 Brasserie is a stylish and contemporary restaurant that offers a diverse seafood menu. From traditional fish & chips to Thai-style mussels and Grilled Black Sea Bream, there’s something for every seafood lover at this eatery. Many opt for the fish platter for two featuring battered haddock, grilled salmon, grilled seabream, crispy Korean-style calamari, prawn focaccia, grilled sourdough, aioli, lemon and tartare sauce.
Catch 22 Brasserie provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can feel at home while enjoying delicious food and great company.
The Midland Tapas & Wine Bar
Situated in Beaumaris, The Midland Tapas & Wine Bar offers a selection of seafood tapas dishes, perfect for sharing with friends or family. Some popular choices include garlic prawns, calamari, and crab croquettes. The relaxed atmosphere and extensive wine list make it a delightful dining experience.
Oceans Edge, Trearddur Bay
Ocean’s Edge is a delightful seafood restaurant located in Trearddur Bay. This contemporary eatery offers stunning views of the bay, allowing guests to dine while taking in the breathtaking coastal scenery. The menu at Ocean’s Edge focuses on fresh, locally sourced seafood, with dishes crafted to showcase the best flavours of the region. Visitors can expect to find a variety of mouthwatering options, such as seafood platters, fish and chips, and grilled fish of the day. The combination of delicious cuisine, exceptional service, and the serene coastal backdrop make Ocean’s Edge a must-visit destination for seafood lovers visiting Trearddur Bay.
Sea Shanty, A Top Place For Seafood in Anglesey
The Sea Shanty Café is a popular and family-friendly eatery located in the beautiful coastal village of Trearddur Bay on the Isle of Anglesey. With its laid-back atmosphere and nautical-themed decor, the café provides a welcoming environment for visitors to enjoy a delicious meal or a cup of coffee. The menu at the Sea Shanty Café offers a variety of options, including all-day breakfasts, light lunches, homemade cakes, and, of course, a selection of seafood dishes showcasing the local produce. Guests can indulge in tasty meals like smoked salmon and scrambled eggs or traditional fish and chips while enjoying the relaxed ambience. The Sea Shanty Café’s combination of flavorful food, friendly service, and charming surroundings make it an ideal spot for a leisurely meal or a quick bite while exploring the stunning coastline.
Best Fish and Chips in Anglesey
If you’re looking for something a little bit more low-key, how about fish and chips on the seafront?
Scarlett’s Fish & Chip Shop
Scarlett’s is a top-rated Fish and chip shop in Rhosneigr, located on the high street within a few minutes of the beach – the perfect place to eat delicious fish from the chippy. You’ll find a pretty standard menu and good quality fish that’s light and flaky with perfect batter. Excellent chips. If you’re looking for something other than fish they also have pie, sausages, scampi and fish cakes. Curry sauce and mushy peas are available to go with your fish supper.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Sort Of Seafood Is Anglesey Famous For?
Sea bass, flounder, fry, grey mullet, flatfish, dogfish, pollack, conger, whiting, coalfish and wrasse are commonly found around the waters around Anglesey.
Does Anglesey Have Good Seafood?
Oh, yes! Anglesey has some great seafood and the Good Food Guide says that Anglesey has some of the best seafood in the UK. Anglesey also offers some of the best seafood restaurants.