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The Old Sailors

Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport -Trefdraeth SA42 0SE, Wales
+44 1348 811491
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (30 reviews)
“prawns” (16 reviews)
“dover sole” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport -Trefdraeth SA42 0SE, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in yesterday evening on the off chance of getting a table. From the warm welcome on entering, great table service and a fantastic choice on the menu; to say we were impressed was an understatement. Lovely intimate setting and the sea on the door...More

1  Thank LiLi7808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food tonight 1/2 pint of prawns to start and sea bass of the specials board, and for my other half garlic mush with bacon to start and old sailors burger which was huge he could not manage it all! Very reasonably price all of...More

1  Thank Fay1066
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly welcome on arrival. Messaged them from Facebook and got a prompt rely to book a table. Was given the probably worse table - its was very cold and didn’t help with no heating on!!! The waitress even said when we asked to move that...More

Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little place on the internet and wow what a find. The booking was easy, the staff really helpful and friendly. All the food is fresh and alot of it. We all had something different and all of the dishes were as good...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this by accident and booked a table for the evening. Weather had been atrocious recently but we were lucky there was only normal rain, it was dark, it feels like the middle of nowhere with a magical glowing restaurant in the dark. We loved...More

2  Thank YvonneandWobert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't visited for a while and found it had changed hands! The meals have changed as you could always get a reasonable priced meal at lunchtime after a walk along the coastal path. We should have realised things had changed with the lack of customers....More

5  Thank John H
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow wow wow now, right let's start at the beginning, yes the business has changed hands but it all still the same staff running the place, Prices will have gone up as you obviously haven't visited in over 2 years as that's how long the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited the Old Sailors on numerous occasions and are once again looking forward to travelling down from Builth Wells this week-end. We find the atmosphere exactly to our liking, the food well worth the 2.50 hour trip, and the location.......More

1  Thank Steve E
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for a great review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant following TripAdvisor recommendation and the contributors weren't wrong as we both really enjoyed lunch here. Look forward to returning soon.

1  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in search of this lovely cove having been recommended by a local woman. We walked our dog on the beach and then came back to take a vacant seat outside as dogs are not allowed inside. I am not surprised the floor would...More

1  Thank Susan F
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for a great review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in the outside seating area , which is dog friendly , and enjoyed excellent , freshly made sandwiches . A wonderful location, great views , and friendly staff.

1  Thank kathryn m
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure there was a dog under one of the tables when I was there, it may depend on how full it is but the staff were very helpful. But you can always eat outside...........................Pembrokeshire weather... More
April 26, 2017|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Tuesday to Sunday 12-3, Wednesday to sat 6:30-8:30 for food, head for the village of dinas cross, Sa420se is the post code, turn opposite the mace store, for pwllgwaelod head all the way to the beach and we are there, please... More
Windsor S
April 12, 2017|
Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
The old sailors is located near Newport in west Wales.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport -Trefdraeth SA42 0SE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Newport -Trefdraeth  >  Dinas Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1348 811491
We are a beachside bar and restaurant serving the best of local seafood & a variety of other dishes including meat dishes & vegetarian dishes. We also serve cakes, tea & coffee & have a fully licensed bar. We are located in Pwllgwaelod right on the beach with ample parking & outside seating available.
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