The Ponderosa Café

Horseshoe Pass Complex - A great day out for all the Family

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We are a small family run business here at the Ponderosa Cafe, we are currently celebrating our 36th year! The Ponderosa Cafe which sits on the summit of the Horseshoe Pass is one of the most popular places to visit in North Wales. 

At 1,400ft above sea level you can expect to see some of the most beautiful scenery Wales has to offer and on a clear day famous natural landmarks such as the Clwydian mountain range and Snowdonia can be seen.

We are open three hundred and sixty four days of the year! We allow ourselves Christmas Day off. 


Everyone is welcome to the Ponderosa Cafe  including families, parties and coaches parties (Booking is advised for coach parties).

The Ponderosa Cafe Complex is also a famous meeting place for Motorcycle enthusiasts.  With fantastic roads to ride, you can expect to see all types of bikers here from new young riders to born again bikers, Cruisers, Tourers, Customs, Trailies, Sports, brand new and vintage.  BSA, Triumph, AJS, Vincent etc.  If it has two wheels, you’ll probably see it here especially in the summertime.

There is lots to do for everyone else too, read the bottom of our home page for more info - click here

The Ponderosa Cafe is open Everyday throughout the Winter Season apart from Christmas Day  (Thursday25th December 2014) . Please check the weather forecast before hand.  If there is heavy snow forecast, the Pass will be closed.