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Old Watch House

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South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NP, Wales
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 09:30 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 20:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited here a few times this year, great food and very well priced. Lovely views across the bay and terrace during the sunnier weather. Well worth a visit.

Thank dipper84
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We visited in late October during the half term. It was sunny, and I must admit I was surprised by how busy it was in New Quay. The restaurant is located overlooking the harbour. The tables are fairly tightly packed in. We had just a coffee and cake, and service was not the fastest and the food offered is perhaps... More 

Thank Paul C
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent coffee and an excellent location. The loos clean and the service very good. The only let down was the milkshake which was very synthetic. Would go again for the view and the service but avoid the milkshake.

Thank Elaine C
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146 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location. Wish I could be positive here. But I'm honest. Sorry, but we visited and it wasn't even half full. My coffee was poured and left on the side and on being served a time later was warm at best. Due to the chaos and owner telling her staff to work quicker I didn't complain. I wasn't planning on... More 

3 Thank padimsddiver
Solihull, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered Welsh rarebit and served mustard on toast. Very disappointing. Staff not fussed. Shame as a nice location.

2 Thank Gavin P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend the carrot cake....and coffee of course. Welcoming and friendly staff. Lovely views, even saw a seal from our table in the harbour :)

Thank Claire T
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had an excellent Sunday lunch, husband had the lamb 3 lovely big slices, I had a child's beef, 2nice slices. All the trimmings, lots of lovely fresh vegetables cooked to perfection.Would have loved a pudding but had no room.

Thank jmorrisTywyn
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After a wet and windy stroll around, we decided to stop off for coffee. Sat by the window and I could see the dolphins playing in the sea. Lovely coffee and milkshakes, reasonably priced. Staff were very attentive and drinks came within 5 minutes. Told my partner to put £30 with the staff and leave me here to watch the... More 

Thank AlexiaandTony
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

On a recent visit to New Quay we found the Old Watch House. The menu was varied with great vegetarian choices. Decided to try the homemade quiche and was not disappointed. Wonderful service with friendly staff. Would have tried out their range of puddings or cakes ..... but was too full from the main course. Also worth noting that the... More 

Thank hotelgirl2014
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The number one place for my family to eat in New Quay! Friendly service! Reasonable prices! Fabulous views! Family friendly! What more could you ask for?!?!

Thank LouiseR75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 20:30
09:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  New Quay
  • Phone Number: 441545560852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?