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El Puerto Restaurant

Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
+44 29 2070 5551
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“dover sole” (6 reviews)
“fish soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
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1 - 10 of 445 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Attended this event with friends and it was absolutely mobbed. There were 20 of us on one table and the whole place was heaving. Our meals arrived within a reasonable time period, they were superbly cooked and I am just amazed at how the staff...More

Thank skrtsmiller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a few times, (usually on a Friday lunchtime) each time as good as the last. Used to be be starter + main at £11.95 now it's £12.95. But hey ho can't moan because as usual the food is the tops. We had...More

Thank johnbg84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Cardiff Bay after a walk along the barrage and remembered stopping here for a drink previously. We went for the £12.95 fixed price two course lunch which was fantastic, the meat dishes were melt in the mouth...More

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife treated me to a birthday night out here in 11 October & as per usual we had a fabulous night out great food good service & lovely atmosphere - scallops starter was divine followed by a superb fillet steak done medium - too...More

Thank daipop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to book El Puerto as we were celebrating a few occasions at once and it was highly recommended to us, We arrived a little earlier, so we had a drink at the bar, and enjoyed the atmosphere in the busy restaurant, The concept...More

2  Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£19.95 two vourse evening meal is amazing value. We were a party of 40 people. 1 person had allergy to garlic and 1 person had to have a very soft diet because of health problems. BRUNO and his staff were wonderful, nothing was too much...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I visited on a busy Saturday night. Whilst the place was very busy, we were immediately shown to our table and promptly served with menus. I ordered a bottle of wine which was again served very timely. We ordered garlic bread to...More

Thank Steveh111160
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Essentially a Spanish tapas restaurant. We arrived and ordered drinks which arrived promptly. Ordered our tapas which became a disaster! Our order appeared to have got lost between the waiter and the kitchen! Had to wait c. 40 minutes for tapas to arrive! Waiter was...More

2  Thank 99PSB
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went as a party of 22 for a 50th birthday meal. There was no music in the back ground which in turn made people speak over each other. More noise than on a Saturday night at your local boozer. Staff were very friendly on arrival...More

Thank shereeo314
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Went a couple of weeks ago for a business lunch. Couple of beers and steaks. All very good, a bit noisy in tg downstairs for a meeting but ok. Only drawback was I seem to remember the steaks being outstanding. Not the best. All in...More

1  Thank Localfarang
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20 March 2017|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does ... 6.30 onwards
Clive M
24 March 2016|
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Response from bobthesport | Reviewed this property |
We have been here on numerous occasions and have never had a poor meal . It is noisy and busy but if you want quiet you can go upstairs , the staff are always great - perhaps because they know us and we live across the road... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$67 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2070 5551
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