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First Motorway Service Station Cafe

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off M4, Magor, Magor, Wales
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I travel to Wales several times a year from South Somerset & always stop at these services for a toilet / Costa / McDonald's stop. Nothing to complain about. Small exercise area for dogs which is important for us & benches outside.

Thank sammyh005
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The services are pretty standard, not enough staff at Costa as que massive and that's on a Friday. Dog walking area in the wooded part is filthy, bins are provided in the wooded walk and are overflowing or broken.....litter on the floor. Does the management actually read these reviews????

Thank stuwfer
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Always busy, typical service station, but has everything you need from coffee to a meal. The first services in Wales you come to after the Seven Bridge.

Thank Edward L
newport wales
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Basic motorway services. Overpriced, poor parking, however, adequate in extremis. Tried to park in a disabled slot (as blue badge holder) Unfortunately due to contractors using all slots to store scaffolding this was impossible. The services were crowded and not very clean.

Thank pgm1
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

great little cafe, great service can get busy at times. good prices and friendly staff. very clean and tidy

Thank Lisa S
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We use this service station to meet with my family when they come to Wales so they can follow us the rest of the way. On this occasion it was quite quiet but Costa was very slow and not as nice as it should've been. (I worked for a different Costa many years ago)

Thank Emmakshand
Magor, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Went here for a quick breakfast. Nipped to macdonalds. It was busy but worth waiting for. Nice coffee there.. Great to have That on your doorstep

Thank emmalou306
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

The queue for McDonalds was incredibly long so we decided to try the cafe/restaurant. It was 12 noon and no lunch food laid out on the counter. I stood there, for several minutes, trying to catch the eye of a member of staff. I was completely ignored as they chattered among themselves. Needless to say, we just walked out. In... More 

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Milborne Saint Andrew, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

when arriving there was no hot food ready (thought about going to mcdonalds) but lady who worked their called louise said she would cook it if we didnt mind waiting. food cooked fresh nobody wouldnt mind wating for that was surprised on the amount of food given and the quailty of food, overall happy with our services.

Thank Lee J
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

Arrived 6pm to be told they had little left to offer in the hot food dept. Staff were pleasant enough but didnt want to go out of their way and I felt I was a little inconvieniance at this time. Not sure what time they finish serving. Having discussed the options I declined the hard looking sandwiches and chose the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cafe, Fast food, British
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: off M4, Magor, Magor, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Magor

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