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The Captain's Wife

Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth, CF64 5UG

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

Enjoyed our meal at Captain's Wife.
Booked a table as our daughter is in a large wheelchair.
Although we had to wait, it was a bank holiday so expected it to be busy.

Elaine 28 May 2019
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

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Customer reviews for The Captain's Wife

4.4 (((() (based on 47 reviews)
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  • lunch (38)
  • dinner (37)
  • views (31)
  • value (20)
  • child friendly (19)
  • al fresco (16)
  • romantic (13)
  • large parties (12)
  • private dining (11)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • business (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • entertainment (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • trendy (2)
  • ((((* 17 August 2019 by Paulo from Cardiff

    Good service

  • ((((( 13 June 2019 by Rachel from Cardiff

    Had a lovely evening at the captains wife fir my mums 70th Birthday, Great food, prompt service, lovely staff, 9 if us ate all different things on the menu and everyone was delighted with the food. Price of food really reasonable, only thing that was spoilt was the weather but you can control that.

  • ((((( 28 May 2019 by Elaine from Cardiff

    Enjoyed our meal at Captain's Wife.
    Booked a table as our daughter is in a large wheelchair.
    Although we had to wait, it was a bank holiday so expected it to be busy.

  • ((((* 24 April 2019 by Lee from Cardiff

    Lovely view had to wait 1 half for food book

  • ((((( 7 November 2018 by NIGEL from Cardiff

    A perfect experience booking and dining

  • (((** 13 July 2018 by Deirdre from Matlock

    Food and setting excellent; staff friendly and helpful despite being under-staffed - presumably a management issue: though a weekday it was busy and only one person was staffing the bar, taking food orders, mixing drinks and dealing with bills; only one waitress visible. Warned of long wait for food, though actually it wasn';t as bad as predicted. However, I would only lunch here if I have a long period of leisure in which to enjoy it.

  • ((((( 27 April 2018 by Liz from Cardiff

    Excellent service from the staff. We were a big booking and they went above and beyond for all of us.

  • ((((* 15 December 2017 by Carol from Sully

    We haven't been to the Captains Wife for a while because we hadn't been particularly impressed.
    What a difference. The staff were really accommodating and friendly. The food was really nice, as were the drinks, with a choice of gins. I had the salmon, which was very nice. Will definitely be coming back

  • ((((( 17 August 2017 by Janet from Cowbridge

    Good service and tasty food. The starters are very well presented and we all had steaks-each one was cooked perfectly-love the pepper sauce. I wasn't too keen on my pudding-Melba mess,it could have been better presented possibly in a glass rather than on a plate.

  • ((((( 13 August 2017 by Terrie from Risca

    Overall it's a lovely restaurant

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