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“good food, great atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Rock inn

The Rock inn
John Street, Porthcawl, Wales
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Ranked #18 of 46 Restaurants in Porthcawl
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
gravesend
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“good food, great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The restaurant served good food at great prices, excellent value and the bar was lively, friendly and entertaining

Visited July 2013
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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very noisy but the food was good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

It was very busy so perhaps that was the reason it was so noisy but the food was good value and at this time of year with beautiful weather there were a lot of holiday makers in

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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swansea
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46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Keeping up the high standard”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

It continues to surpass itself in the quality and quantity of the food.
Just been informed the owners have now taken over the old Salthouse in Porthcawl and re-named it the Ship and Castle and first reports are that the place is also excellent.
Will be visiting shortly and will give me opinion.
Keep up the good work - the Rock is the best value for money in Porthcawl!

Visited June 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food at great prices.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Just spent 4 nights at Trecco Bay caravan park. The Rock Inn in Porthcawl serves really nice meals at fantastic prices. We ended up eating there every night. Highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Food ok, but unfriendly staff and no atmosphere.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Been here quite a few times. The food is ok but not high quality, but it is cheap, so I guess you get what you pay for. The main problem is unfriendly staff that are not very helpful. Went for a meal last week, having stayed away for a while, will not be returning again.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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