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Based just outside Aberystwyth in the stunning Cambrian Mountains, you will find The Miner’s Rest Café. Enjoy our delicious range of hot food, snacks, hot and cold drinks, and a range of specials. Your food and drink can then be enjoyed in our welcoming café, or outside in our beautiful outdoor seating area, with stunning views.

We’re open Tuesday – Sunday from 10:30am until 4pm.

We are closed on Mondays.

The Miner’s Rest Cafe is part of The Silver Mountain Experience, a visitor attraction encompassing a 250 year old Victorian mine, exciting Escape Rooms and much more. 

You are welcome to visit The Miner’s Life Cafe without having to visit any of our attractions.


Enjoy a visit to The Miner’s Rest Cafe, and soak up the beautiful Welsh countryside. Our Cafe and outside areas overlook the Cambrian Mountains, so why not join us for a coffee and cake, or perhaps a spot of lunch, and relax with friends and family.

We’re open Tuesday – Sunday from 10:30am until 4pm.

We are closed on Mondays.


Drop by and quench your thirst at The Miner’s Rest Café. We’ve got a wide range of ice cold soft drinks, milkshakes, slushies and more. Coffee lovers can enjoy a delicious selection of freshly prepared barista coffees, alongside tasty hot chocolate and tea, all with a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. 


The Miner’s Rest Cafe offers a selection of sandwiches, toasties, quiches and more. You will also find our daily specials board, where you can sample seasonal dishes perfect for lunch. Enjoy inside our welcoming café or in our delightful outside seating area overlooking the beautiful Cambrian Mountains.


There is always room for a slice of cake or a treat in our Café. We have a wide range of confectionery, cakes, tray bakes and more. Don’t miss our Welsh specialities when stopping by, perfect with a cup of tea or coffee, or maybe even a hot chocolate if you’re feeling lavish! 


Afternoon tea has been enjoyed since the early nineteenth century, and it’s not hard to see why it’s become a tradition! We invite you to join us for afternoon tea at The Miner’s Rest Cafe, on-site at The Silver Mountain Experience, either in our beautiful picnic area surrounded by stunning Welsh countryside, or in our cozy café, a real treat whatever the weather.

Indulge in a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, delicious scones with clotted cream and jam, and finished off with a selection of pastries and cakes. You can enjoy your afternoon tea with a pot of tea of your choice, or a freshly ground coffee.

You don’t need to have attraction tickets to enjoy afternoon tea with us, as The Miner’s Rest Cafe is open to all.

Bookings will need to be made online or by phone at least 24 hours prior to your visit. A £5.00 per person deposit is payable to secure your booking.


We are very easy to find! We are found on the A44, Only 15 minutes from Aberystwyth and only 45 minutes from Aberaeron, Machynlleth and Rhayader. We also have plenty of FREE parking! 


the silver mountain experience

Come and explore The Silver Mountain Experience, a place where history, myth and legend collide in a fantastic day out for the whole family. Embark on an adventure with a choice of guided tours discovering the history of our very own Silver-Lead Mine, or experience Welsh fantasy and myth in one of our actor led shows. 

ultimate xscape

Looking for an adventure? At Ultimate Xscape Aberystwyth, you must use a variety of skills to unlock your escape. With 60 minutes on the clock, you and your team have to work your way through the clues, crack the codes and save yourself from being locked away! It’s great fun for friends, family, work colleagues and more.

special events

There is always something exciting happening at The Silver Mountain Experience. From Paranormal Investigation evenings to our magical Christmas event, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Highlights in the calendar include our Easter Egg-stravaganza, Half Term Halloween and  our Heritage Weekend. If you are feeling brave, you can also experience our thrilling Terror Mountain Halloween event.

Call Us

01970 890620

Visit Us

The Miner’s Rest Cafe, The Silver Mountain Experience, Llywernog, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB


10:30am – 4pm

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