We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Castaways

5 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PN, Wales
+44 1633 875757
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (4 reviews)
“lovely food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
British, Cafe
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PN, Wales
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (41)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great meal there this week.Always cheerful,we have no complaints at all. Clean and tidy,great tea and coffee,and all the food is top quality.I would personally recommend the fish and chips,never had a bad one yet.Long may it prosper.

Thank JOHN E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here is quite slow but it is a popular place and a typical chippy with large chip portions. Meals are ok but nothing special, lots to choose from on the menu and perhaps that could be part of the problem, personally I'd prefer...More

Thank CEmills447JE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are with a wheelchair user then you may have some difficulty as the tables are very close together. we found the only table were a wheelchair could fit the only problem it is beside the toilets. The food when it arrived was well...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Firstly, the food here is lovely to be fair. Its a proper chippy so you wont go wrong with fish and chips or a kids meal for example. The problems, however, are manifold. Firstly its extremely cramp in here - if you've got a pushchair...More

Thank LeeDJones
A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Small portions at high prices, staff look unclean, fish full of cooking oil Oil needs changing too Awful place Will never eat from there again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I visited here one Friday late lunch with a friend. The waitress was extremely friendly and very helpful. She was really pleasant. We both ordered fish, chips and peas and the fish was really thick and cooked to perfection. I can honestly say it was...More

Thank HullPhil
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a cuppa and ordered toast. I was pleased that it was butter on the toast and not margarine, like you get at some places. It makes such a difference having real butter.The server was lovely, very friendly lady who livened up the...More

Thank welshcath1975
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is the place where we always go for fish and chips as it has the best cod in town. Sadly we will never go in there again. We went in yesterday with 2 of our grandchildren who are only aged 5 and 9. The...More

2  Thank alpha10may
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A visit to Castaways is always a pleasure. The staff are always pleasant and welcoming and the food good, be it a toasted teacake or a full meal! The fish and chips is especially good. One of my favourite eating spots in Cwmbran.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Fanatastic place operated by the same crew as Mr. Chippy. Same menu etc. This place is larger and has more comfortable seating. Staff are brilliant. We went in as a family gtoup of 13. Just shuffled a few tables arounf. No problem. Well done guys....More

Thank Wooks_61
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Tiffins Indian Buffet
623 reviews
.08 km away
Page's Fish & Chips
302 reviews
.33 km away
Mr Chippy
36 reviews
.18 km away
Costa @Next
53 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cwmbran Boating Lake
232 reviews
1.43 km away
Cwmbran Shopping Centre
195 reviews
.33 km away
Greenmeadow Community Farm
235 reviews
1.56 km away
Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
43 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castaways staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Cwmbran
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 875757
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing