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The Old Sailors

Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
+44 1348 811491
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did not eat here, but stopped in on our hike for a glass of shandy. This is in a glorious spot, looking south out to sea and Fishguard. Cannot rate the food, but judging by the throngs of people dining there for lunch on...More

1  Thank ernestBT48
Reviewed 6 days ago

peint derbyniol iawn ar ol cerdded llwybr arfordir sir benfro, a'r pris ddim yn ffol. bwyd ysgafn o safon dda, ond y fwydklen yn gyfyngedig ei hamrywiaeth. golygfa hyfryd a chyfle i lolian tu allan i'r safle

Thank Emyr T
Reviewed 1 week ago

As is the case for many dog owners holidaying in the region we need to find dog friendly restaurants- and we are even prepared to sit outside. This does not make us second class citizens just law abiding people who do not want to leave...More

Thank Rosie-Pogle
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

hi thanks for taking the time to leave a review, I'm sorry that this was your opinion or the old sailors however after years of involvement in this establishment i think we have a slightly better understanding of the place than you do, what with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a very nice lunch here during an excellent coastal walk. The fish and chips were superb as was the ice cream for dessert. Busy but the staff were coping well and were friendly. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views of the sea in a lovely and peaceful setting, simple menu but good choices and quality. Access via single track lane or from the Pembroke Coastal Path

Thank jjerrarddinn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across the old sailors by chance on looking for the cove. It was around 3 pm when we walked in and we're hungry. Only to be told they had finished serving lunch, but we could have a drink or a cuppa and a dessert....More

Thank williambearsbaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to this pub three times over the last few years, expecting a friendly atmosphere, the most recent time beieng this weekend. The staff always seem to be put out and not very friendly. We wont bother again.More

2  Thank Rick C
Adam F, Owner at The Old Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ah another were not friendly review, so were you the guy who couldn't bring his prize winning dog in the restaurant or the guy that couldn't have a free brandy sauce with his steak??? We are a very friendly bunch and are more than happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 quid a sandwich. What's it made of - gold? Nice food but a complete rip off. Captive audience I would say. If any competition comes here, maybe you'd feel the pinch... And obviously customer service skills have not reached this establishment. Speech would be...More

2  Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a drink before venturing on a long walk. The setting was amazing! Next time will come here for food. Dogs are allowed in the beer garden which was nice but on a rainy day would have looked elsewhere. Lovely hot chocolate...More

Thank welshprotraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned here after thirty five years and was delighted!! If you want a perfect location practically on the beach this is it!!! The Old Sailors is just gorgeous, unspoilt and the bear garden overlooks the pretty bay of Pwll Gwaelod. We had lunch in the...More

Thank yourfuturetraining
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24 May 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure there was a dog under one of the tables when I was there, it may depend on how full it is but the staff were very helpful. But you can always eat outside...........................Pembrokeshire weather... More
27 April 2017|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Tuesday to Sunday 12-3, Wednesday to sat 6:30-8:30 for food, head for the village of dinas cross, Sa420se is the post code, turn opposite the mace store, for pwllgwaelod head all the way to the beach and we are there, please... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Newport  >  Dinas Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1348 811491
We are a beachside bar and restaurant serving the best of local seafood & a variety of other dishes including meat dishes & vegetarian dishes. We also serve cakes, tea & coffee & have a fully licensed bar. We are located in Pwllgwaelod right on the beach with ample parking & outside seating available.
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