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The Cove - CLOSED

36 Castle Street, Swansea, Wales
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Dec 2014
“Best steak & cheddar sandwich ever!”
26 Oct 2014
“Best Cafe in Jack's Town... which does not exist anymore :(”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Castle Street, Swansea, Wales
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Reviewed 27 December 2014

Fabulous hand cut bread, real butter too My partner had bacon & Brie sandwich on granary bread, lovely service. Well worth a visit

1  Thank mamaa
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Definetely best Cafe in whole Swansea. Family run business based in City Centre, few steps from Castle which had unique artistic atmosphere(music, owners, people/customers/artist, music), wonderful food and buiscuits, delicious coffee and what was original in this town - Exhibitions on the walls of the...More

1  Thank Martynian W
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Lovely coffee and baguettes and I like the surrounding walls filled with artists work. The lady who runs it is always charming and we always feel welcome. Very clean too.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Called in the other day to find out this fabulous place is closing..😞 the best coffe house in Swansea will be no more in a couple of weeks. Best wishes to the owners and staff for the future where ever it may lead you. To...More

Thank jasicle
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Cake and art. A winning combo. Great place to sit and chat and browse top quality art by contemporary local artists. There's also a gallery in the cellar with an ongoing programme of art shows. Excellent tea and coffee and a relaxing ambience.

1  Thank RosieScribblah
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Great cafe! Had lovely baguettes for lunch and couldnt resist having some cakes for dessert and they didnt dissappoint. Brilliant value for money too.

Thank SwanseaCamper
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Thanks to my sisters for treating us to have coffee with them. We ended up with a bowl of delicious soup as well as the coffee.. Interesting original stone wall displayed.

Thank nell039
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Fresh cooked bread served with a bowl of home made wholesome chowder followed by a really well made cappuccino. Friendly welcome, efficient service all in the setting of an art gallery. Excellent value - doesn't get much better. Highly recommended.

Thank MistaMeldrew
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This friendly and welcoming coffee shop is a real gem. The quality coffee they serve is excellent, the staff are always friendly and the food is fresh and tasty. I recommend the Brie and cranberry baguette which is delicious! The homemade soup is also a...More

Thank N0mad77
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Went on liv social offer. V friendly staff, relaxed quirky place! Spot on with soups, minestrone and chick chowder. Pet hate is foul processed bread. It was brown which i prefer, but homemade bread from any old cheap breadmaker wouldve been a real plus! Cappucino...More

Thank rockySouthWales
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  • Address: 36 Castle Street, Swansea, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea
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