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The Old Sailors

Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
+44 1348 811491
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (33 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
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1 - 10 of 400 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked ahead at this picturesque spot on the coast path despite mixed trip advisor reviews. Our enjoyable soup then fish n chip lunch was promptly served, wine and beer good too, staff were all friendly and helpful. Restaurant was full with other seemingly happy...More

1  Thank Diane N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and little boy visited here the weekend and had a snack. It was really lovely. So much so that we attempted to have a lunchtime meal Wednesday. My little boy was asleep in his pushchair. We asked fir a table and was told,...More

Thank Laura H
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, sorry for any confusion, had you had not stormed out you might not be so confused, on your first visit your group had not told us about a baby as part of the group, so we let it go and said nothing, it’s not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish that we were paying better attention to the time because we were so entranced by the cliffs and the ocean that we were drawn to the beach and by the time we made it over to the restaurant we were about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank TACOB0B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a stunning walk around Plas Dinas... what better way to finish than a pint and bite to eat... perfect location. A wide variety of dishes available from sandwiches to lobster.

2  Thank joannelowe75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth walking to this TRULY MAGICH Hidden Gem on The Very Best Coastline in The World. Very simply just sit back and Marvel with a drink and something to eat and APPRECIATE that these places are PRICELESS and we NEED to preserve and support...More

3  Thank MamguCymraeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the best sense, this place surprises! Very hidden away unless you are walking the coast. Driving round coast saw there was a pub in this remote cove and headed there. Very modest looking but very warm welcome! Lovely and generous snacks and good drinks....More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived prior to opening time and was pleasantly welcomed, 8 adults and 7 children Fabulous meal in a great location.

2  Thank Martyn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What is better than being on a secluded beach on a summers day. Exactly, one with a great pub/restaurant hidden in the dunes. Good ale good food and friendly service. Get a table outside, if weather permits, and relax to the sound of the sea.

2  Thank PDPachus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely pub in a great spot - Pwllgwaelod - hard to say and hard to find but worth looking. Excellent fresh fish in lovely atmosphere. Usually very busy so be prepared to wait for your fresh fish - its worth it. Parking can be...More

2  Thank sandflopper j
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We visited on a Friday lunchtime and had a very nice meal. The setting is right on the beach and is very nicely decorated inside. The food was all very good and the service was very prompt , which is lovely if you have walked...More

2  Thank Paul F
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rmabea2017
24 May 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure there was a dog under one of the tables when I was there, it may depend on how full it is but the staff were very helpful. But you can always eat outside...........................Pembrokeshire weather... More
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mollyamerica
26 April 2017|
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Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Tuesday to Sunday 12-3, Wednesday to sat 6:30-8:30 for food, head for the village of dinas cross, Sa420se is the post code, turn opposite the mace store, for pwllgwaelod head all the way to the beach and we are there, please... More
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Windsor S
12 April 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
The old sailors is located near Newport in west Wales.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Newport  >  Dinas Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1348 811491
Description
We are a beachside bar and restaurant serving the best of local seafood & a variety of other dishes including meat dishes & vegetarian dishes. We also serve cakes, tea & coffee & have a fully licensed bar. We are located in Pwllgwaelod right on the beach with ample parking & outside seating available.
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