What you eat is as important to us as it is to you
It can be hard to concentrate on the task facing us if there is uncertainty about what we might be given to eat – it’s just natural.
Our food is vegetarian and is of such quality that even dedicated meat eaters can be fully satisfied by it. We achieve this because we understand that if you are not naturally a vegetarian being faced with a meatless diet can seem daunting
Our chefs are skilled at creating really tasty, readily digestible dishes that are always freshly cooked and nutritious. Our emphasis is on fresh and seasonal produce, using home-grown whenever this is possible
“The food! I’m not a vegetarian and have tried many new things here. The best thing was the mushroom stroganoff but everything else was a close second!”
Sian C. Debbie Redcliffe Yoga
They are also very experienced in creatively meeting a wide range of essential dietary needs including vegan, gluten-free and many others relating to significant health issues such food allergies, coeliac disease and the like
“I have never experienced the variety and quality of gluten free meals. It was very liberating to eat without worry and to feel included. It has inspired me to be more varied when cooking gluten free at home”
Bangor University course participant
Growing Our Own
In season we grow a variety of vegetables, fruits and salad stuffs for the table. Our produce is grown without the use of herbicides, insecticides or artificial fertilisers. When we have a glut we make jams and chutneys that are used on the table and are sold in our small shop
The Dining Room
You serve yourselves from a buffet-style table, ensuring you get what you like and the quantity you want. No one need ever go hungry
Breakfast – includes cereals, muesli, porridge, yogurt, homemade bread, toast, homemade jams and marmalade, fresh hard-boiled eggs, preserved & fresh fruits, fruit juice, sliced cheeses, teas and fresh coffee
Lunch – Varies according to the season and is based on a range of homemade dishes including the following:
- varied breads and soups
- a main item such as goats cheese & red onion tart, quiche, frittata, houmous and other dips
- green, tomato, beetroot, mixed and grain salads
- cheese board, fresh fruit, teas and fresh coffee
Dinner – A substantial main course, followed by dessert, cheese and biscuits, fresh fruit, teas and coffee
Drinks – Over 20 varieties of teas and herbal / fruit infusions, caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees, coffee substitutes and hot chocolate are available to residents at all times and at no extra charge. You just help yourselves
Wines, beers and spirits – We are not licensed to sell alcohol but you are welcome to bring your own. This way you avoid paying hotel prices and can drink what you enjoy. Locally, a reasonable selection of wines and beers is available from the Co-op shop in Penygroes.
We provide the wine glasses.
“As a vegan I can’t thank you enough for the amazing food and your warmth and hospitality far surpass anything I have experienced before”
Meeting Essential Dietary Needs
Our chefs are very experienced at catering for all kinds of special dietary requirements and always produce a meal of equal quality to that given to the majority. If you have an essential dietary need you won’t be disappointed when eating at Trigonos.
Please be certain to tell us of your essential dietary needs before your visit. We cannot cater for you if we don’t know what you need or are advised after your arrival.
Please note: Whilst we will always work to meet essential dietary needs we cannot cater for personal tastes and preferences.