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The Captain's Wife

Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth, CF64 5UG +44 2922279198

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Great service, great food!

Julie Dite 22 November 2016
from Sully

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Upholstered with stone, oak and a hearth fire, The Captain’s Wife near Cardiff represents a vintage British pub with traditional cuisine. Its location near Penarth boasts unparalleled views of the Bristol Channel from the beer garden, suggesting its heritage of housing fishermen.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Captain’s Wife menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Captain’s Wife ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Captain’s Wife is merely 9 minutes from Penarth in the car, or 20 minutes from Cardiff.

The Captain's Wife

Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth, CF64 5UG

Contact +44 2920530066
Reservations +44 2922279198

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Customer reviews for The Captain's Wife

4.3 (((() (based on 26 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (22)
  • dinner (19)
  • views (18)
  • child friendly (11)
  • al fresco (9)
  • value (9)
  • romantic (8)
  • large parties (6)
  • private dining (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • business (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Julie Dite from Sully

    Great service, great food!

  • ((((( 22 October 2016 by Christopher Gray from Cardiff

    Service was prompt and efficient

  • ((((( 21 October 2016 by Janet from Cardiff

    We have eaten here many times its in a great location overlooking the sea. Inside is cozy and full of character with an open fire which burns in winter. Lots of seating outside which gets very busy if the weather is nice. Food is always good although of late the portion sizes seem a little small from a man's point of view. The staff are friemdly and welcoming Would definitely recommend.

  • ((((( 20 October 2016 by Jane Marriott from Cardiff

    Lovely pub by the sea serves incredible food. The best steak I've had in ages. You know when the menu is good when you just can't make your mind up what to order. I could have chosen anything and had a great meal.

  • ((((* 13 September 2016 by Andrea Swift from Penarth

    Great lunch with family from Southampton. Everyone was very happy with meal and service. We love the location. It was a bit busy so we waited almost an hour for our meal. Company was good so we didn't mind to much.

  • ((((( 5 September 2016 by Helen from Sully

    Always good at the Captains, you have to arrive early to avoid a long wait... although we did wait a while for our meal and it was pretty quiet - however food always worth waiting for.. Staff always friendly

  • ((((* 23 August 2016 by Kaye Incledon from Barry

    We always enjoy our visits. The last couple of times the food is even better. Service is very good and friendly staff.

  • ((((( 9 August 2016 by Helen Lingard from Sully

    Always Love dining at the Captains Wife... the food is always scrumptious... the staff always friendly...

  • ((((* 7 August 2016 by Mandy Devlin from Milton Keynes

    Chicken pie was delicious steak was cooked as requested

  • ((((( 24 June 2016 by Chris Marriott from Barry

    Great steak

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