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Sands Cafe

Newgale Hill, Newgale SA626AS, Wales
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Newgale
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Newsurf's Sands Cafe is on the same main road between Haverfordwest and St Davids as the surf shop with beautiful views of the pebble bank and sea from your table. We serve a range of food including sandwhiches, toasties, paninies, burgers, soups and salads as well as a number of homemade cakes and biscuits. Ideal for relaxing after a day enjoying the sun at Newgale or perhaps to pick up an energy boost after an activity at Newsurf. We serve a selection of specialty "Tea Pig" Teas and strive to use the best ingredients for our coffes and meals. We hope to see you soon!
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I finished a business meting and needed food fast. I stopped at the Sands Cafe for a late lunch. The cafe is on the Newgale beach front and hand for beach users, holiday makers and passing traffic (me). I sat on the balcony and had a lovely burger and shake. The food was tasty and good value. Staff were polite... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited Sands cafe for a quick bite to eat. We were there a little longer than anticipated and it appeared by the shouting that we weren't the only ones. The waitress's appeared to be completely lost and there seemed to be no one in charge. We had to ask for our table to be cleared after sitting for more... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We visited this Cafe whilst camping down the road in August 2014. It's not that large, 12 tables at best, but they seem to really struggle to keep up. We were just about to order when a chap jumped infront of us and said he'd been waiting 45 minutes for two coffees and a sandwich, they apologised and sorted him... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place was bustling on Sunday bank holiday lunchtime. Liked the food the atmosphere and the friendly staff. Service was a little slow but it was busy and the staff were very aware. Lovely soup and tea cakes.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We came to the Cafe about 4 years ago and I was amazed by the food. So we went back again expecting the same. The food was okay- the sandwich was tasty, the beans on toast good but the burgers were salty and more simmered than grilled. Great location but the food side seems not so good as previous.

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went several times to Sands café during our one week stay in Newgale. First day for lunch which was lovely and well cooked and certainly not overpriced. Next days for a coffee or tea with lovely cakes. And on our last day for a breakfast with 6 persons which was also lovely. We love Sands and recommend it to... More

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We waited 35 mins for a very basic meal, staff looked in a panic behind the counter, we could have cooked the meal ourselves in 5 mins. Customers were served out of turn. goodness knows when we would have got our food if we had not complained. over priced and shabby.

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ive been going here for years. I feel it has gone down hill. The food is over price for the most part and the cakes dry. They have often run out of decaf coffee and toilet roll. The weeds are so bad you can barely get in the garden and the whole place is generally shabby. Staff today were rude... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Very good, service slightly slow but can cope with that. We didn't have anything to eat but will be going back soon. The cakes looked outstanding as did the food that people had on their table. A massive selection of teas which is a winner in my book. Reasonably priced in a nice setting. Maybe some of the coffee shops... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Decided to go for a swim at Newgale with the family and followed it with Brunch at Sands. Ate here about 10 years ago and it was awful - low rent greasy spoon - now it is very good indeed. My Welsh breakfast was excellent - proper sausages, proper bacon, fresh baked bread - no mass produced rubbish anywhere. Would... More

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