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John Rice and Peas


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$6 - $19
Caribbean, Jamaican
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We 'googled' food while having a drink in the 'No Sign Bar' and it suggested John Rice and Peas. We rolled-in to meet friendly John. We ate at 8pm-ish on a Saturday night when we could sit and enjoy the meal in peace. We were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jo Q
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

You have to go here, the food is absolutely amazing The lamb curry is absolutely immense and the atmosphere is great. The owners are so friendly - I also recommend the jamican rum and gin

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leighswansea
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Great, authentic jerk chicken homemade by John. You'll get a warm welcome and real West Indian food. Worth a visit. You can also catch John's food at the Optimist in Uplands. We'll be back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Maria W
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Banging Jerk chicken, friendly staff, cosy place that's a bit too easy too miss if you walk past. The rice is a bit too plain though, either needs more coconut milk or something else, I assumed it would be like Caribbean "Cook Up" rice, but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed April 17, 2018

What a great place hidden in Swansea city center. Food is just absolutely delicious- hard to find any better meal anywhere in town. Simple menu with tasty options, cooked with love. Have a rum and ginger beer or red stripe while waiting! Portions are generous...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank suomimailla
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Awesome food. Cheap as hell and super friendly. Various dishes including vegetarian. A taste of the Caribbean in Swansea.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank tamsk
Reviewed December 17, 2017

After a night seeing a burlesque show, we were looking for some good food that wasn't take away to end a great evening. One of my friends had a vague recollection of there being a small restaurant in Salubrious Passage, that might be open at...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank lisa b
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Don't be confused when you go looking for John Rice and Peas, as the restaurant is actually called Rice and Peas Co. That said we had a great time. The decor is excellent, John and his assistant really friendly and helpful. The rums are exceptional...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Simon I
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Gorgeous food at John Rice and Peas last night in Swansea. Small venue done out beach shack style, Caribbean music and a lovely welcoming host. As it was quiet and we couldn't decide what to have, John gave us bits of everything on offer that...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank Lesley B
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Even though I don’t live in Swansea I have worked here for 12 years and had no idea that John Rice and Peas existed. My wife and I went there for an evening meal and it was superb, it was like eating in someone’s home...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Bern1959
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