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At Olif - we think locally - and our drinks menu proves it. We try to only source local ales, ciders, spirits and wines, although there's room for some delicious Spanish wines as well!

Wine List



OUR RATING SYSTEM!


(***) 3-Star

Great wines . So much better than your average ‘house wines’. Recommended by staff.


(****) 4-Star

Fantastic wines . Rated very highly by staff who regularly ‘test the wines’.


(*****) 5-Star

Outstanding wines . Staff aren’t allowed to drink these wines anymore. 



WHITE WINE

ORGANIC MACABEO 2021 (12%), FAMILIA CASTAÑO – MURCIA ***
Pale yellow with notes of white peach, apple, pear and quince. Soft and fruity with a lifted finish. Grape variety: 100% Macabeo
750ml bottle - £20 | 125ml - £4.65 | 175ml - £5.95 | 250ml - £7.70


RIOJA BLANCO 2021 (12%), EL COTO – RIOJA ****
One of the best known Rioja producers. Dry, zingy and refreshing with aromas of peaches, apples, citrus and tropical fruits. Grape varieties: 89% Viura, 6% Verdejo, 5% Sauvignon Blanc
750ml bottle - £24 | 125ml - £5.60 | 175ml - £7.20 | 250ml - £9.20



ALBARIÑO `'SENTIDIÑO'` 2021 (12.5%), BODEGAS GALLEGAS - RÍAS BAIXAS, GALICIA ****

Dry and refreshingly zesty mouthfeel with tangerine, grapefruit, jasmine and grassy aromas. Grape varieties: 100% Albariño/Alvarinho
750ml bottle - £28 | 125ml - £6.50 | 175ml - £8.40 | 250ml - £10.75


ALBARIÑO 2020 (13%), LAGAR DE PINTOS - RÍAS BAIXAS, GALICIA *****
A stunning wine with zesty citrus notes. Lovely mouthfeel with traces of saltiness and grapefruit – an altogether complex and flavourful finish. Grape varieties: 100% Albariño/Alvarinho
750ml bottle - £35


GODELLO `'LOURO DO BOLO' 2020 (14%), RAFAEL PALACIOS - VALDEORRAS, GALICIA *****
Straw-coloured wine with intense aromas of citrus fruits, wild mountain flowers, hints of fennel and flinty nuances. Fruity but slightly salty minerality with a stunning and complex flavour. Grape variety: 100% Godello
750ml bottle - £37



RED WINE

ORGANIC MONASTRELL 2020 (14%), FAMILIA CASTAÑO – MURCIA ***
Dry-farmed organic wine with aromas of ripe black cherry, plum and liquorice with a juicy mouthfeel with a velvety, fruity finish. Grape variety: 100% Monastrell
750ml bottle - £20 | 125ml - £4.65 | 175ml - £5.95 | 250ml - £7.70


RIOJA CRIANZA 2018 (13.5%), GRAN DOMINIO – NAVARRE ***
A brilliant ruby-red Rioja with aromas of ripe strawberries, raspberry and cranberry and subtle spicy notes of vanilla and clove. Ripe and acidic mouthfeel with velvety tannins. Grape variety: Tempranillo
750ml bottle - £24 | 125ml - £5.60 | 175ml - £7.20 | 250ml - £9.20


ROBLE 2019 (14%), MARQUÉS DE BURGOS - RIBERA DEL DUERO, CASTILLA Y LEÓN *****
Stunning and smooth full bodied wine with firm but ripe tannins and a refreshing acidity. Aromas of wild berries with floral notes and hints of vanilla and liquorice. Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo
750ml bottle - £28 | 125ml - £6.50 | 175ml - £8.40 | 250ml - £10.75


VINEA CRIANZA 2017 (14%), FINCA MUSEUM - CIGALES, CASTILLA Y LEÓN *****
Spectacular cherry red wine with intense flavours of red berries, coconut, mocha, balsamic, and subtle smoky nuances from the oak ageing. Aged for 15 months in American and French oak barrels, resulting in expressive fruit-driven aromas with supporting layers of vanilla and mocha with a velvety and elegant mouthfeel. Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo
750ml bottle - £32


RIOJA GRAN RESERVA ‘COTO DE IMAZ` 2015 (13.5%), EL COTO – RIOJA *****
Outstanding American oaked Rioja with fruits aromas of ripe red berries with hints of cocoa. Velvety and round mouthfeel with smooth tannins and good acidity. The finish is balanced and long. Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo
750ml bottle - £40


ROSE WINE

ORGANIC MONASTRELL ROSADO 2021 (12.5%), FAMILIA CASTAÑO - MURCIA ***
Intense aromas of ripe red berry fruit, pink apple and hints of rose petal. A juicy fruit mouthfeel with a vibrant acidity. Grape variety: 100% Monastrell
750ml bottle - £20 | 125ml - £4.65 | 175ml - £5.95 | 250ml - £7.70


RIOJA ROSADO 2021 (14%), IZADI LARROSA - RIOJA ****
A stunning pale salmon rosé with aromas of strawberry, raspberry, red cherries, pears and white peach. Refreshing, crisp acidic finish. Grape variety: 100% Garnacha Tinta
750ml bottle - £27


SPARKLING WINE

PROSECCO (11%), CAVIT - LUNETTA, VENETTO *****
Certainly not your average ‘house’ Prosecco! Crisp, fragrant and ripe palate with hints of ripe strawberries, apples and apricots. Grape variety: 100% Prosecco / Glera
750ml bottle - £24 | 175ml glass - £7



NOZECO (0%), LES GRANDS CHAIS DE FRANCE, FRANCE ***

De-alcoholised wine - an alternative to something bubbly for those who don't drink alcohol, and it's vegan too. Expressive, with intense fruity notes, dominated by white flowers and muscated white grapes. Well-balanced on the palate, good structure and finish. Grape variety: 100% Muscat

175ml glass - £3.5

Sherry & Port



FERNANDO DE CASTILLA CLASSIC MANZANILLA - £4
Bone dry, savoury, nutty and salty

SANDEMAN CHARACTER - £4
Superior Medium dry

SANDMAN FOUNDERS RESERVE RUBY PORT - £4
Mature with deep red colour and fair concentration of warm, plummy fruit 

Lager, Beer & Cider



Our lager and beer menu changes weekly courtesy of Stori Beers in Bala. We only get one delivery a week and sometimes things run out - but our front of house team can recommend alternatives!


DRAFT BEERS 


REESBIER (4.7%) REESBIER, LLANRWST

A lighter lager using noble hops from Bohemia, creating a crisp taste

Pint £4.50 Half pint £2.50


SNOWDON CRAFT IPA (4%) - SNOWDON CRAFT, LLANDUDNO
Modern, thirst quenching kit. An exquisite dry hopped full flavoured session IPA

Pint £5 | Half Pint £2.75


EASY LIVING SESSION PALE ALE (4.3%) - TINY REBEL, NEWPORT

Wind down with the smell of citrus, a tropical taste and a perfectly smooth finish

Pint £5 | Half Pint £2.75


MIMOSA PALE ALE (4.2%) - CWRW LLYN, NEFYN

A light and tasty pale ale 

Pint £5 Half pint £2



BOTTLED BEERS


LAGER

SNOWDON CRAFT LAGER (4.7%) 500ml bottle - SNOWDON CRAFT BEER, LLANDUDNO - £5
A full flavoured, pale, modern lager brewed with Snowdonia water


BLONDE / GOLDEN ALE

SNOWDONIA ALE (3.6%) 500ml bottle - BRAGDY MWS PIWS, PORTHMADOG - £5
Golden pale ale brewed from Welsh mountain water


PALE / IPA


ELECTRIC BOOGALOO PASSIONFRUIT 'LIL NEIPA (4.5%) 330ml can – TINY REBEL, NEWPORT - £3.8
A medium to almost dry body with a sweet stone tropical fruit flavour, finishing in Passionfruit


BITTER


LANDMARK BITTER (4.6%) 500ml bottle - HAFOD BREWING CO, MOLD - £4

Moreish with a juicy smooth bitter finish


RUBY ALE


COCHYN (4.5%) 500ml bottle - CWRW LLYN BREWERY, MORFA NEFYN - £4
A deliciously rich, ruby ale, rich and malty


DARK ALES


MOEL FAMAU PORTER (4.1%) 500ml bottle - HAFOD BREWING CO, MOLD - £4

Creamy roasted flavours with chocolate and coffee notes


CIDERS

ORCHARD GOLD (4.9%) 500ml bottle - GWYNT Y DDRAIG,  PONTYPRIDD  - £5

Golden medium cider with a refreshing apple aroma. Smooth balanced flavour that has a fresh, crisp sharpness

** Awaiting Stock** SEIDR Y GLYN (5.2%) 500ml bottle - SEIDR Y GLYN, TREFRIW - £4
Dry, scrumpy-style still cider with a lingering aftertaste - made in the next village!

BLACK DRAGON (6.5%) 500ml bottle - GWYNT Y DRAIG, PONTYPRIDD - £5
Matured in oak barrels for a cider rich in body, colour and flavour, with a fresh fruity aroma


ALCOHOL FREE

TROPICAL IPA (0.5%) 330ml can - DROP BEAR BEER Co,  SWANSEA - £3.50

An abundance of tropical hops burst through the malt base of this alcohol free beer with blasts of passion fruit, stone fruit, and citrus. This alcohol free beer is Vegan and Gluten Free.

YUZU PALE ALE (0.5%) 330ml bottle - DROP BEAR BEER Co, SWANSEA - £3.50
Dry hopped with refreshing floral and grapefruit hops, a splash of yuzu bursts through the toffee base to create a perfect harmony of flavours. This alcohol free pale ale is Vegan and Gluten Free.

Welsh Spirits



WHISKY

PENDERYN PEATED SINGLE MALT WHISKY (46%) - £5
Handcrafted single malt whisky with a medium peaty character - 25ml

DANZY JONES WHISKY LIQUEUR (32%) - £3.5
An old style mellow whisky liqueur. full flavoured by the addition of herbs & rosehips - 25ml


VODKA

BRECON FIVE VODKA (43%) - £3.5
Five times distilled for purity with a smooth fruity twist - 25ml

PhURE VODKA (40%) - £3
A smooth Vodka handmade in small batches using the finest ingredients - 25ml

TOFFOC VODKA (27.5%) - £3 
Anglesey triple distilled toffee vodka liqueur - delicious as a shot! - 25ml


RUM

COLES WHITE RUM (40%) - £3
A smooth, rounded white rum made from molasses - the first white rum made in Wales - 25ml


PhURE WHITE RUM (37.5%) - £3

A smooth white rum made in Conwy from a concentrated Carribbean distillate diluted to strength with Welsh water - 25ml


PhURE DARK RUM (37.5%) - £3

A dark rum made in Conwy with the earthy molasses taste of the Caribbean. Perfect with either coke or ginger beer - 25ml


BARTI DDU RUM (35%) - £3
Pembrokeshire seaweed spiced rum - sweet and salty - 25ml


DEVILS BRIDGE SPICED RUM (42%) - £5

Deliciously rich & complex, infused with Bara Brith ingredients - 25ml


DRAGONS BREATH SPICED WELSH RUM (45%) - £4

Lightly spiced rum, aromas of vanilla & cinnamon, on a back drop of sticky caramel and cloves - 25ml

PANT Y FOEL HONEY SPICED RUM (37.5) - £5
Carefully selected spices and botanicals with premium aged rum, laced with local welsh honey - 25ml


BRANDY


ANGLESEY MON DISTILLERY (37.5%) - £4

Matured in cherry casks, giving a unique and quality flavour - 25ml


LIQUEURS

MERLYN CREAM WHISKY LIQUEUR (17%) - £4
Penderyn whisky & cream with fudge toffee, vanilla & banana flavours - 50ml


DERW COFFEE LIQUEUR (23%) - £3

Anglesey cold brew coffee liqueur, with a subtle infusion of Tonka bean & aromatic tasting notes of almond and cloves - 25ml

DA MHILE ORANGE LIQUEUR (42%) - £3.5
Smooth Welsh liqueur with an Orange citrus palette - 25ml

ABER FALLS VIOLET LIQUEUR (20.8%) - £3
Sweet violet notes and a perfumed finish - 25ml

Welsh Gins



We have a lovingly assembled list of Welsh gins, most of them small-batch craft gins from small distilleries. We regularly get different gins in, and we love experimenting with garnishes and Fever-Tree tonics (included in the price) to get just the right pairing. 


HOUSE GINS

DA MHILE ARTISAN SEAWEED GIN (40%) 25ml - £6.5
Gin infused with fresh seaweed from Cardigan Bay.

Paired with Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic & lime slices.

HALEN MÔN JIN MÔR (43%) 25ml - £7
‘Gin of the sea’ - classic botanicals are enhanced by a pinch of Halen Mon Sea Salt with aromas of beach pine and juniper.

Paired with Fever Tree Indian tonic and Lime.

ABER FALLS COPPER DISTILLED GIN (41.3%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
Fresh citrus flavour, with juniper, liquorice, angelica & coriander.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and lemon.

ABER FALS BREINDAL GIN (37.5%) 25ml - £5 | 50ml - £7
Notes of freshly cut grass, subtle orange flavours and spicy notes of clove and star anise.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and orange.

SNOWDONIA SPIRIT WELSH DRY GIN (43%) 25ml - £7
Plum and citrus notes combine with subtle spices and oak.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and lime.



AWARD-WINNING GINS

GWYR DRY GIN (43%) 25ml - £7
Juniper craft gin with clean citrus notes and a kick of fennel fronds. Very smooth and a staff favourite!

Paired with Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic and lime.

BRECON SPECIAL RESERVE DRY GIN (43%) 25ml - £5.5 | 50ml - £7.5
Fresh juniper, with coriander & hints of citrus.

Paired with Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic with lime.



SMALL BATCH GINS

pHure SMOOTH CONWY GIN (40%) 25ml - £8.5
Pure and smooth juniper rich botanical gin. A staff favourite. 

Paired with Fever-tree Elderflower Tonic and lime.

DINORWIG BLUE SLATE GIN (42%) 25ml - £8
London dry with coriander, locally sourced rhubarb and elderflower with raw heather honey.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian tonic and slices of orange.

LLANFAIR P-GIN (40%) 25ml - £8
Small batch gin made with Anglesey botanicals.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic & lemon & lime.

DYFI ORIGINAL GIN (45%) - £8
Classic London Dry with locally foraged bog myrtle.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic, juniper berries & lime.

JIN TALOG (40%) 25ml - £7
Small batch, single botanical gin with a great juniper “hit”. Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and lemon wedges.

MERYWEN GIN (40%) 25ml - £8
Small batch gin with peppery juniper and a touch of berry sweetness.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic & berries.



FLAVOURED GINS

PANT Y FOEL SWEET SHOP GIN (35%) 25ml - £8.5
Small batch gin infused with bubble gum, candyfloss, marshmallow and Parma violet flavours - a sweet shop full of delights!

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and garnished with mini marshmallows.

PANT Y FOEL CHERRY BAKEWELL GIN (38%) 25ml - £8.5
Cherry gin with strong almond hints.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic with Maraschino cherries. *contains nuts*

MERYWEN RHUBARB & GINGER GIN (40%) 25ml - £9
Locally foraged gorse and heather and combined with water from the foothills of the Welsh mountains, infused with local grown rhubarb and made in very small batches.

Paired with Mediterranean tonic & blackberries.

MERYWEN BLOOD ORANGE GIN (40%) 25ml - £9 
Locally foraged gorse and heather and combined with water from the foothills of the Welsh mountains, infused with local grown rhubarb and made in very small batches.

Paired with Mediterranean tonic and slices of orange.

MERYWEN GINGERBREAD GIN (40%) 25ml - £7
Paired with Aromatic tonic and slices of orange.


MERYWEN STRAWBERRY & ROSE GIN (40%) 25ml - £9
Merywen gin infused with strawberry & rose.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and strawberries.

ABER FALLS RHUBARB & GINGER GIN (41.3%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
Subtle spices and tart rhubarb with juniper & a hint of ginger.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic and blackberries.

BRECON RHUBARB & CRANBERRY GIN (37.5%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
A burst of tangy rhubarb blends with bittersweet cranberry, fresh strawberries and coriander notes.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic and garnished with strawberries.

SNOWDONIA SPIRIT Co – LOVE SPOON WILD FRUIT GIN (40%) 25ml - £7
Welsh gin with natural raspberries, blackcurrants and wild fruits and 12 wild botanicals.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and garnished with  fruit.

CARIAD BLACKCURRANT GIN (40%) 25ml - £9
Juniper, coriander, lemon peel, angelica root, cubeb berries and a subtle infusion of locally hand-picked gorse flowers.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic with slices of lemon and berries.

ABER FALLS ORANGE MARMALADE GIN (41.3%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
Sweet and bitter orange flavours.

Paired with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic and orange slices.

BRECON CHOCOLATE ORANGE GIN (37.5%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
Rich, velvety chocolate swirls with silky vanilla with a zesty, sweet orange burst.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic with orange slices.

PANT Y FOEL AMBER GIN (35%) 25ml - £8.5
Infused with orange, cinnamon and cranberry.

Paired with Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic and served with orange slices.

BRECON ROSE PETAL GIN (37.5%) 25ml - £6 | 50ml - £8
Rose petal and strawberries married with tart fresh raspberries and juniper. Hints of liquorice and angelica rout with cinnamon and coriander and sunny citrus fruits.

Paired with Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic and garnish with orange slices and mint.

SNOWDONIA SPIRIT Co - BARA BRITH GIN (40%) 25ml - £7
Distilled dried fruit, black tea and spices.

Paired with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic and orange slices.

Soft Drinks



DECANTAE SPARKLING SNOWDONIA MINERAL WATER
330ml bottle - £2.5

COKE / DIET COKE
300ml bottle - £2.80

SPRITE ZERO
330ml bottle - £2.80

FENTIMANS GINGER BEER
275ml bottle - £3.20

FEVER TREE TONICS
Light Indian / Mediterranean / Elderflower / Rhubarb & Raspberry  - £2.50

PREMIUM ORANGE JUICE / APPLE JUICE
Medium glass - £3.50

CORDIAL
Pint - £2.80

Half pint - £1.40

Hot Drinks



TEA


Our house tea – is Glengettie, a favourite in Wales for generations and specifically blended to complement Welsh water - £2.5


Our loose leaf teas are sourced from Chantler Teas of Abergaevenny & come in a pot for one - £3

WELSH BREAKFAST
India & Sri-Lanka black tea

GOLD DRAGON
Black tea blend with a malty finish

ASSAM
Full-bodied tea made from the delicate Assam leaf tips

DARJEELING
Sinensis leaf with an aromatic, mild and discreet flower

LAPSANG SOUCHONG
Large, open, black, slightly greyish leaf with a smoky and spicy taste

LEMONGRASS
Lemony scent with ginger

RED DRAGON
Strong black tea

WELSH AFTERNOON TEA
Blend of full leaf orange pekoe from Kenya & Sri Lanka

WELSH SUNRISE
Mix of honeybush, orange pieces, ginger and lemongrass

RASPBERRY FRUIT BASKET
Raspberries, cherries & blackberries.

SMOKY DRAGON
China black teas & Fine Oolongs with Lapsang Souchong

SPICY DRAGON
Top quality Assam to create a tasty traditional spiced chai.

MOROCCAN MINT
Gunpowder green tea & peppermint


COFFEE

Our coffee is made from ethically sourced arabica beans, freshly roasted in Snowdonia by Poblado Coffi - Wales’ premier artisan coffee roasters.

ESPRESSO - £2.70
Single shot of strong black coffee

DOUBLE ESPRESSO - £2.95
Double shot of strong black coffee

MACCHIATO - £2.95
Espresso with foamed milk

AMERICANO - £2.95
Single shot with hot water

CAPUCCINO - £3.20
Espresso, steamed milk & milk froth

LATTE - £3.20
Espresso with steamed milk

AFFOGATO - £4.20
Espresso poured over a scoop of vanilla ice cream

HOT CHOCOLATE - £4
Dwyfor Fair Trade hot chocolate with whipped cream and marshmallows 


WELSH COFFEE - £7.50

Shot of Penderyn Madeira finish single malt whisky with a shot of coffee, topped with South Caernarfon cream

WELSH GINS

We have over 40 Welsh gins, most of them small-batch craft gins from small distilleries. We regularly get different gins in, and we love experimenting with garnishes and Fever-Tree tonics to get just the right pairing.

Cocktails



We make all of our cocktails with Welsh spirits! Look our for our cocktail of the week.

Welsh Gins



We have around 50 Welsh gins, from small batch craft gins, to sophisticated and award-winning gins. Our collection grows all of the time!

Craft Ales & Ciders



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WELSH SPIRITS



We have a great range of small batch / craft Welsh spirits. Drink on their own or in our cocktails!

WINE LIST



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