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Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant

A4139, Lydstep SA70 7SG, Wales
+44 1834 870085
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
A4139, Lydstep SA70 7SG, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an amazing freezing walk it was time for lunch. The two spots we had planned on were both closed. Well it is that time of the year. The only options was this spot and going back to Tenby and trying to find something on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MJH14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic sea views but unable to cater for coeliac diners despite what is written on their menu and assurances given when booking and during the meal. The pasta was ghastly, the sauce like cheap ketchup........ Our meal of arancini starter and then goats cheese salad...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a last minute offer at the Celtic Haven which included a 2 course meal here. We were expecting sandwiches and cakes, how wrong we were! Beautiful restaurant with a fantastic menu to choose from. Our waitress Julie was an asset to the place,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank That_awful_woman
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. Staff were polite and prompt. Starters were pretty bland and the main course was not great by any means. Roasties were well overdone, cheesy leeks were a cheesy mess. Loads of meat which wasn't bad quality. I'm not sure what sort...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andy T
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi Andy T Thank you for your review, we are sorry you felt Sunday lunch was not up to standard, as our Sunday lunches are always very popular, and our returning guests are very complimentary. We do hope you will be open to dining with...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Went back again to waves resteraunt for Sunday Lunch. Absolutely fabulous very kind attentive staff. The meal itself was sooo good. This place is so worth a visit, please make time to go there if your around that part of Wales. It also has spectacular...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LollypopG
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear LollypopG Thank you so much for your lovely review, so pleased you have enjoyed Waves restaurant, both for the fantastic food and views. Do come back and visit us soon.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Great fab fresh cooked yummy food, with a brilliant view and super friendly efficient staff, especially Lin.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nannysue2014
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi nannnysue2014 Thank you for your great review, we can not argue with your comments....fantastic, we will be sure to let Lin know she had a mention from you. remember to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

They do have a good Sunday lunch. The food was really good but the service was bad. They have paper and crayon for children that never been offered, they take too long to take the order (once you order the lunch came really quick) they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 227vicentec
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Dear Vicente C Our Sunday lunches at Celtic Haven are very popular, we are pleased that you enjoyed but very disappointed to hear that you found the service bad. We will look into the matters you have raised, but please do not let this put...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We had been staying in Lydstep all week and wanted to eat out with the family before heading home. We booked a table at Waves and, from our arrival on Friday evening at 6:30 with two young kids in tow, were looked after fantastically. All...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Orv_32
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, very pleased you and your family had an enjoyable evening with us at Waves restaurant. Looking forward to seeing you again on your return visit to Pembrokeshire.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been to Waves serval times, and we have always enjoyed the food, There is always a special on the board, lots to choose from at reasonable cost. Beautiful views

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank timjmullins
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Dear timjmullins Glad to hear you are a returning guest and have always enjoyed the food here at Waves. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from one of our regular holidays to Tenby and of course we go to Waves for dinner every time. We dined on a Wednesday night and the restaurant was busy but the food was served within a good time frame with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarpell
Celtic H, Client Care at Waves Cliff-top Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi Sarpell75 So lovely to read your review, we do like to have live music every Tuesday through the peak season, Mike is one of our regulars - glad you enjoyed. Great food, music and views, what more could you ask for........I know the Children's...More

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9 September 2018|
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Response from and13Tenby | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a leisure pass to eat at Waves. We haven't got one either. I'd recommend booking in case you catch tgem at a busy time. They turned people away when we were there last.
Margaret K
17 April 2018|
Response from Celtic H | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your message. We allow dogs on our balcony area, however I'm sorry they aren't allowed in the restaurant. With kind regards Gemma
15 May 2017|
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Response from Celtic H | Property representative |
Hello Marlene p, Thank you very much for your enquiry. I am pleased to say we can cater for coeliacs, if you could kindly let your server know upon arrival they can talk the menu through for you. All our sauces and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A4139, Lydstep SA70 7SG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Lydstep
  • Phone Number: +44 1834 870085
  • E-mail
Picture yourself on an ocean terrace, your favourite drink in hand and a light lunch on the table, perusing the enticing Italian-inspired menu for your evening meal. Waves bar & restaurant brings fine dining to your doorstep along with some of the most breath-taking headland views in the county!Listed as one of the ‘Best in Wales’ and described as "simply stunning" by Wales in Style, Waves offers a range of delicious Italian-influenced dishes made with the freshest locally-sourced ingredients. You’ll also find tempting daily specials, classic favourites and a delicious ‘Lazy Sunday Lunch’ menu.
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