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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

Gteat atmosphere warm welcome
Good vaule festival menu
Great customer service

Deborah Frangos 17 December 2016
from Cardiff

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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 at this Sully gastropub 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 31 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (24)
  • lunch (24)
  • views (20)
  • child friendly (13)
  • al fresco (11)
  • value (11)
  • romantic (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • private dining (6)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • business (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Lin Richards from Barry


  • ((((( 23 December 2016 by Val Isley from Cardiff

    The staff were all very friendly and efficient. There was a lovely atmosphere and although the the pub was busy, it was never noisy or cramped. All our dishes went down well. There was a choice in the vegetarian section but it would be nice to have even more, please! The email for a free dessert was much appreciated!

  • (((** 22 December 2016 by Jennifer Symonds from Torfaen

    Booked a table for a romantic birthday meal for 2. Table ready on time. Excellent server. Polite, cheery. The food was exceptional. Slightly disappointed that the complimentary bottle of prosecco only applied with 4 or more people. It's not romantic when there's more than two ??

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Deborah Frangos from Cardiff

    Gteat atmosphere warm welcome
    Good vaule festival menu
    Great customer service

  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Janet Jones from Cowbridge

    Lovely atmosphere.good food and service

  • ((((( 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.

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