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“Pleasantly surprised”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Waterfront

The Waterfront
Ranked #22 of 69 Restaurants in Porthcawl
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
bridgend
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed May 31, 2012

My husband and I ate here on a Monday night , in the restaurant
We were both pleasantly surprised my steak was cooked perfectly med rare and was delicious. My husband ordered a gourmet burger which definitely wasn't a 99p value burger as a previous customer had , it was served with salad , fries etc and as a good as any in speciality burger houses.
The staff were very friendly and gave eye contact, surprisingly something lacking in most restaurant staff these days.
We ordered an extra portion of chips as the portions were on the small size , but we're told they had nearly run out as they had been very busy and they already had some meal orders in the system, they were very sorry and repeated their apologies agin when we were leaving , we were not regulars and felt we mattered. This was the only disappointment .
There is a seating area outside the restaurant looking out at the sea, can get busy but seats are comfortable and tables not too small.
Overall I would say you would not be disappointed with a meal here and if you are speak to them.

  • Visited May 2012
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Swansea
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Tasty”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Had a sandwich and a bowl of chips.Must say sandwich was made with lovely fresh bread and the chips were to die for.Lovely place to sit outside on a sunny day.

  • Visited May 2012
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Waterfront Porthcawl”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Good service, Good food, Good atmosphere Friendly staff attentive staff without breathing down your neck when you are trying to eat. Food at the Waterfront is pretty good and we always get value for money compared to other places we used to frequent in Porthcawl.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank jeffandlisa42
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wales
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“breakfast”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

excellent value breakfast, the small one was more than enough , great sitting outside when the sun is shining

Visited April 2012
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Nice day trip or place for hols”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

Nice walk from front to rest bay, can be windy great for runners. Lots of places for ice cream, three good places for fish and chips near the park and fair

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank D E
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