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Eat and Drink

Due to the extensive damage caused to the National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, by Storm Dennis in February 2020, the Lido will unfortunately not be open to the public for the foreseeable future. 
Council staff have been redirected to support key services during the coronavirus outbreak and future updates on the Lido will be communicated when appropriate.

Waterside café

Come and visit us at the Waterside Cafe to re-fuel, recharge and revitalise - we are open every day from 9am, all year round.

Mornings at the Waterside Cafe are the perfect way to start your day. For Breakfast, choose from cereal, fresh fruit and yogurts to hot filled rolls or traditional full cooked Welsh breakfast.

The Waterside Cafe offers a wide range of delicious homemade meals from breakfast and lunch to a fantastic cake selection available daily.

Why not call in for a freshly-brewed Welsh coffee and a slice of homemade cake, with a view of the pool.

We provide a full barista service including classic favourites such as cappuccino, americano, latte, and even luxury hot chocolate pots. Check out our cake deals that are displayed in the cafe, go on, and treat yourself.

Our ‘grab-and-go’ range is available daily, all freshly prepared by our team, choose from:

  • Boxed salads
  • Fruit pots
  • Dessert pots
  • Speciality filled rolls
  • Baguettes
  • Bloomer sandwiches

Traditional lunchtime favourites are available daily, as well as lighter options including filled jacket potatoes and freshly  prepared salads. 

Not forgetting our little visitors, we have created a tasty menu for children to enjoy at the Waterside Cafe, including; homemade fish finger sandwiches, delicious sausage and creamy mash potato and the chef’s special tomato & herb pasta.

We also host ‘Splish Splash’ party packages that include exciting pizza and BBQ parties. Just ask a member of our team for more information. Why not have your party at the Lido? Let’s make a splash with a birthday bash.

We look forward to seeing you soon at our Waterside Cafe.

View our menus. 

Cafe Lido Opening Times
MonthsWaterside café Opening Times
March, April 9.00am - 4.00pm
May, June 9.00am - 5.00pm
July, August 9.00am - 7.30pm
September 9.00am - 5.00pm
October 9.00am - 4.00pm
November, December, January, February 9.00am - 3.00pm

Contact US - Waterside café


Telephone: 01656 724363

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