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Nice surprise

Looking for good real ale pubs in the Swansea area, I stumbled upon the Mumbles ale house. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John L
via mobile
Size isn’t everything!

It may be small but it certainly packs a punch. It’s only the size of a family living room but it’s... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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2 Dunns Lane, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4AA, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for good real ale pubs in the Swansea area, I stumbled upon the Mumbles ale house. Very glad I did too. A small side street pub that keeps impeccable ales from the better local and national breweries. There are a few good pubs in...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a clue about ales...dirty glasses left outside with cigarette ends in them and toilets were dreadful, check out the small towel that's left there for days on end....and that's a unisex toilet..! Could be a real gem, but it seems this is the norm....real...More

Thank wigggle123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It may be small but it certainly packs a punch. It’s only the size of a family living room but it’s a very popular place packed with some great beers. It’s just off the main road around the corner from The White Rose, a more...More

Thank ian1947
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Quite frankly there is just no other bar or Ale House in Mumbles or the Swansea area that serves beer as good as this. It's only a tiny place... you could get twenty .... ish in the bar comfortably... but people come and go. It's...More

Thank NPP62
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Went in to sample a beer or two, stayed two hours then returned afterwards to sample more. Very welcoming owner with a great knowledge of beers so we learned a lot. Sampled many and felt it next morning! Visit if you can, it's the best...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Nipped in for a few ales while staying in Mumbles- good ale, tiny micro pub but cute and friendly. Definitely visit again when passing.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Walked in black board full of appetizing ales.....after all thats why we came here!!.....after going through said blackboard, we were told only 2 were 'on' , and they turned out to be terrible, cloudy awful.....come on, we deserve better. Such a shame, it could be...More

Thank wigggle123
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Worth the effort to find the place. Great selection of ales and really friendly service. Good bunch of locals as well

Thank KAF0460
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Oh dear, I made a pilgrimage only to find that the 5 beers on sale from the cask were all IPA. I had great expectations but only stayed for one pint and then left.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem if you like real ale. I have been visiting Mumbles for years and was not aware of this place. We have a dog and the dog was made welcome with free treats 🍺🍺. The beer was very good I...More

Thank James M
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Response from wigggle123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they allow dogs