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Old Watch House

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South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NP, Wales
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We sat on the terrace for about two hours yesterday and this was the reason that I registered on trip advisor. Normally I just read reviews and go from there, but this is without doubt the nicest place I've been to in the UK. Food and coffee was great and the view was amazing. Thank you!

Thank Sharha47
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived at 4.30pm ordered meals which were superb and staff helpful and friendly, lovely location overlooking the harbour.

Thank Hayley E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a breakfast first thing an it was quite busy on the balcony, we got our drinks eventually an then our breakfasts came, I had a black hair on my fried bread witch I had pointed out to a waitress,she apologised an walked off after picking the hair off I ate the breakfast an it was nice, however... More 

Thank Adam G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank you for the memories. The food service and views are all excellent I highly recommend this restaurant, where else can you get full English breakfast whilst watching Dolphins swim in the bay

Thank wrightse
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here twice during our 3 day stay. The Sunday lunch looked really tempting but as we had already booked evening meal elsewhere we just had a light snack the staff were really pleasant and friendly bring your food with a smile

Thank evswales186460
Redhill, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting New Quay for the day we were wondering to have lunch when we came across the Old Watch House & found a free table on the terrace. It was a glorious place to be on such a sunny day. Everyone seemed happy having some sun after the previous rains. Whilst the seating is basic, the worse part was the... More 

Thank dace520
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch, sat outside initially where we placed our order but when the sky darkened we moved inside. Staff were accomodating and we avoided a torrential downpour! Omelet was lovely. OH had a very generous slice of tasty carrot cake after!

Thank Viki H
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here first for lunch and loved the views of the bay. Lunch was good value and reasonably priced. We returned in the evening for dinner expecting the same value for money. However, our evening meal was exquisite and extremely good value for money; we actually thought it was underpriced. Service was attentive but not intrusive. A lovely date... More 

Thank N W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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416 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aimed firmly at the family market the Old Watch House hits its target every time with its well loved menu of family favourites. We found the prices fair considering the competition on its doorstep. The food was fresh and served quickly by friendly staff. Some good views from the tables set in the windows or on the balcony ...

Thank Andy and Kath S
Ballachulish, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food stop. Good menu selection and fair prices. Tasty food and pleasant service. Got quite busy while we were there but service was quite fast but you didn't feel rushed and the wait time was fine for cooked to order nice fresh food.

Thank CraigavonCottage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  New Quay
  • Phone Number: 441545560852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?