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The Hive

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Cadwgan Place, Aberaeron SA46 0BU, Wales
+44 1545 570445
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154 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked dinner for Friday evening and seated upstairs. It featured live music but a suggestion is to try to get a table downstairs where there is more atmosphere. The food was good and overall it was an enjoyable experience without being particularly memorable.

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Thank skoyen89
Blackwood, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived after 8 and that is all they wanted to do was rush us to close to close down the restaurant because there wasn't many there. There was no crushed ice so they couldn't do us many cocktails. Steaks was nice but only came with chips even though it said on the menu it comes with onion rings.... More 

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Thank leighs93
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted a light bite as I'd had a huge lunch. The chicken goujons with chilli sauce were very nice and a lovely large pinot to wash it down with. It was prettily lit with a great fire place. Good atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank Beth K
Aberaeron, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into the Hive for coffee after work as we do quite often, the place is amazing. Chilled staff, fantastic food and really good coffee. One of two places in Aberaeron that you will get some really good (not pub grub type) food. A quick bowl of crackling and off for a wander up the prom, seriously good way to... More 

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Thank ej0nes99
Lampeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nine of us ate there on March 1st. very enjoyable. Proper food with good service, liked the decor. we will be back

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Thank celtec88
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to the Hive 3 times now and it never disappoints! This time we had the Hive fish pie which is delicious! ! I recommend it to anyone who loves fish especially locally caught!

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Thank Paul H
South Wales, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant place and atmosphere, friendly staff, efficient service. Perhaps a little expensive but food nicely cooked and presented.

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Thank G W
midlands
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a birthday treat for a group of us, we indulged in starters, mains and puddings, the food was very nice, well cooked and served hot but the service wasnt great, we waited ages for each course and even longer for the bill, having to remind her to clear our plates etc. We would return but not put up with the... More 

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Thank lovesmyhols
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with my husband tonight. We both had the risk it for the brisket burger which we enjoyed. While waiting for our meals a gang of men came in and really spoilt the calm atmosphere. They were quite rowdy, loud and swearing despite children being present in the restaurant. The gang were gathered blocking the bar so staff could... More 

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Thank Sian T
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend for drinks, lovely setting and cosy inside with nice decor. Food and service is hit and miss, some dishes lovely and others very average. Definitely think staff need better training!

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Thank 19maz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$56
Cuisine
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cadwgan Place, Aberaeron SA46 0BU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberaeron
  • Phone Number: +44 1545 570445

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?