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Old Watch House

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$$ - $$$
British, Welsh
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South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NP, Wales
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
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140 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice location. Wish I could be positive here. But I'm honest. Sorry, but we visited and it wasn't even half full. My coffee was poured and left on the side and on being served a time later was warm at best. Due to the chaos and owner telling her staff to work quicker I didn't complain. I wasn't planning on... More 

Thank padimsddiver
Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ordered Welsh rarebit and served mustard on toast. Very disappointing. Staff not fussed. Shame as a nice location.

Thank Gavin P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend the carrot cake....and coffee of course. Welcoming and friendly staff. Lovely views, even saw a seal from our table in the harbour :)

Thank Claire T
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had an excellent Sunday lunch, husband had the lamb 3 lovely big slices, I had a child's beef, 2nice slices. All the trimmings, lots of lovely fresh vegetables cooked to perfection.Would have loved a pudding but had no room.

Thank jmorrisTywyn
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a wet and windy stroll around, we decided to stop off for coffee. Sat by the window and I could see the dolphins playing in the sea. Lovely coffee and milkshakes, reasonably priced. Staff were very attentive and drinks came within 5 minutes. Told my partner to put £30 with the staff and leave me here to watch the... More 

Thank AlexiaandTony
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to New Quay we found the Old Watch House. The menu was varied with great vegetarian choices. Decided to try the homemade quiche and was not disappointed. Wonderful service with friendly staff. Would have tried out their range of puddings or cakes ..... but was too full from the main course. Also worth noting that the... More 

Thank hotelgirl2014
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The number one place for my family to eat in New Quay! Friendly service! Reasonable prices! Fabulous views! Family friendly! What more could you ask for?!?!

Thank LouiseR75
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch here and it was good. Children welcome which is a bonus. We visited @ it was quite, which was nice!

Thank teithiwrjones
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the breakfast and bacon toaster all freshly cooked and served in good time for our boat trip thankyou

Thank Trevor K
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141 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice & friendly cafe serving a good range of foods & snacks - we called in a for coffee's & toasted tea cakes - both were excellent & good service too

Thank geoff b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Welsh
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?