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Penarth Pier Pavilion

| The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
+44 29 2071 2100
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Fish and Chips for tea on the pier.

Killing time before the dreaded motorway trip home. A lovely seaside place to visit for a couple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy L
Redditch, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The pier is the main feature of the promenade and costs nothing to walk along it's boarded walkway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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A fully restored Art Deco Pier Pavilion housing a gallery, cinema, cafe and restaurant. The pavilion offers an exciting film and exhibition programme and a full events schedule including live music and locally sourced food and drink that can be enjoyed with a sea view. The Pavilion is a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to engaging with the community through the arts and the environment.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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| The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
+44 29 2071 2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Killing time before the dreaded motorway trip home. A lovely seaside place to visit for a couple of hours. No amusement arcades and few shops on the front but the town looked busy enough. The pier was nice and the whole place looked in good...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pier is the main feature of the promenade and costs nothing to walk along it's boarded walkway to the end where sometimes boat trips leave from. On the pier there are benches and sheltered seating to sit and take in the views and where...More

Thank Cherylwelshgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Penarth pier and beach is a lovely place for a quick stroll, although it gets a bit windy. It's very nicely decorated, and is surrounded by nice views and cafes.

Thank carlyken2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called at the cafe on the Pier, disappointed about the poor selection of cakes and sandwiches. No service, collect your own at the counter. Manned by volunteer, she said the normal staff on the sick. No management input!

Thank AWxxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm old enough to remember calling at this pier on both the Cardiff Queen and Bristol Queen paddle steamers operated by the White Funnel Fleet so I have a particular affection for the structure, which has survived despite many disasters since its construction in 1895....More

Thank j0hnphelps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6km walk across barrage to pier shared cod chips tea coffee £8.20 Coffee unrecognisable tea ok chips good cod moist batter could be better views lovely fresh air on long weekend Bus home to Cardiff from Cogan A nice day

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little sea front with an impressive pier. Great views across to Flatholm and Steepholm islands. Great for an hours fresh air and stroll. It has a beach too but the sea comes right in at high tide.

Thank Han S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to the Pier we were able to take our dog along it was bright, cheerful colourful & welcoming. They were also filming but they were completely unobtrusive and there were no restrictions.

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful pier, interestingly there are plaques all down the side of the pier from well wishers and remembrances. Lovely olde sweet shoppe too.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I visited Penarth Pier Pavilion on Sunday morning to see the art exhibition showing in the main space during August 2017. Although I had checked the opening times carefully on the Pavilion website, I found the exhibition was closed for an hour on Sunday morning...More

Thank Heather B
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