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Located in pretty Newport in South Wales, Junction 28 restaurant is your first choice in great food. You'll have a unique dining experience, sitting in our converted railway restaurant. There are always 2 different menus available Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner so there is always a fantastic selection to suit your palate..
PRICE RANGE
£20 - £36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
European, British, Welsh
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing dinner and professional service! Had a fantastic night and just couldn't be better ! My bissness partners loved the amazing food and experience. Looking forward to come back soon !

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024 via mobile

There were 5 of us celebrating my retirement, they helped make it a very special occasion. The food was gorgeous and the staff could not be more accommodating

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 February 2024 via mobile

Excellent evening at Junction 28 - steak platter was excellent - as were all the other meals that our party ordered. Will look forward to returning again soon

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 16 February 2024

My husband and I came to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. The food was amazing and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. Will definitely be going again

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 February 2024 via mobile

Had a really great meal at J28 today. We all chose either the roast beef or pork. Meat was really tender and vegetables were just right. Excellent value too. Some of our party were unable to join us so we picked up take away meals...for them. Staff are very pleasant and work very hard to keep everyone served. Will definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

Never fails to impress, great food, not a single issue from the 9 people in our party. Exceptional service. I am always impressed with this place.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

Visited the restaurant on many occasions and service and food have been fine however, on this visit it was poor. Visited on a Sunday, the food wasn’t great. Gravy was already placed on plates even though some people don’t like gravy. Small selection of vegetable,...food could haven been warmer. One of our guest had cod which was very over cooked. Whilst starters came out relatively quickly (the soup was nice) seafood linguine was poor, we had a big gap before main meals arrived. The wait staff started off very good but then we had to chase them to clear the table (stood around talking to each other, other tables where not cleared down). Cheese boards were ok, tiramisu very sweet. Not sure what’s happened but the food quality wasn’t as good as it normally is.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 22 December 2023 via mobile

We had the festive set menu on a Sunday lunchtime, Service was excellent throughout, very attentive and friendly. The food was nice but a bit underwhelming, the beef and pork were not a very good quality and the wine for the price was average. Also...I would have preferred the gravy to be served separately so we could choose how much to have, I like gravy but the plate was overflowing! I had the cheese for dessert and this was very disappointing. Very basic with crackers from an average supermarket packet and a piece of cheddar and blue cheese. No chutney or grapes but some pieces of brown apple, also the cheddar cheese was not fresh. The restaurant is very spacious and had lovely Christmas trees and decorations, also the toilets were clean, but not sure if we would return.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Had a family Christmas set menu (Just three of us). As a Vegetarian I chose the “Spinach and beetroot wellington” sadly, that’s exactly what it was, spinach with sliced beetroot on top ….. Perhaps the chef could have livened it up with some pine nuts...and soft cheese or something with a little more imagination as it lacked flavour. My fault, I should have read the Menu more closely perhaps…… I then chose cheese and crackers as a dessert, some butter would have been nice. Staff were brilliant and ambience too., but please have another think about us veggies ❤️More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023

After the quality of the food and the just-right portion size, the big selling point is the professionalism, courtesy and general helpfulness of all the staff. It makes such a difference to your experience. It is also very good value for money and the ambience...is perfect. Diolch yn fawr i gyd.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023 via mobile

Today thirty five of my wife's ladies club descended on this restaurant just outside Newport after a visit to the NT property Tredegar House to see the house all decked out with Christmas decorations. We had booked for lunch which we had all preordered from...their festive menu. On arrival we were a bit daunted to see the car park full, as this is a very popular place to eat at any time and even moreso over the Xmas season. We need not have worried, as the management and staff ensured that we were seated very quickly in an area designated solely for us. Arranging drinks at the well stocked bar went smoothly and we were soon imbibing our particular tipples. The lunch consisted of a three course meal, with some unusual starters, a traditional turkey main course which most had ( although other choices were available), followed by Christmas pudding or a choice of alternative desserts. The service was very good and nobody waited for their meal to be served. The staff could not have been better and certainly contributed to a very successful lunch for our club. We would like to thank Tom, Emma, Lillo and all the staff for making it a special occasion. This is the third time we have used this restaurant over several years when we visit South Wales and each time we have not been disappointed. I can thoroughly reccommend it for any sized group of diners.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023

Ok the front of house were miserable and should be sacked.food was overcooked both fillet steaks and the pigeon breast.disgraceful as a fillet is 36 quid.deserts though were phenomenal the best we ever had.our waiter was fantastic but the waitres wAs useless didn't know her...job.an up and down experience as a food critic I can only recommend the deserts and the site won't let me add photosMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

Just returned from Sunday lunch at J28. Absolutely excellent - food is really good. Plenty of choice and all dishes cooked to perfection. The staff really are an asset to this restaurant. Plenty of staff around, all well trained and pleasant. Great to see staff...smiling and happy to be there. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023 via mobile

Just superb Great food Unbelievable Sunday lunch Great venue Great staff Just absolutely superb all round I would recommend this to anyone

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 7 July 2023

We went to celebrate my grandsons graduation --- To start with the Manager/barman really does need to go to a ''charm school'' we found him extremely unhelpful, in fact almost to the point of being rude!. the food was vastly overpriced --- the chips were...luke-warm their mixed meat platter was a complete joke, their so called ''fresh fish of the day -COD'' was dry and in no way fresh ! ( in fact we would have had a far better meal at ''Weather-spoons'' AND at a fraction of the cost !!. The only redeeming feature was the waitress and the waiter, I could not fault their service to us. What should have been a family celebration turned into a ''disaster !!!!.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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RogerJojo
17 April 2019|
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Response from dizzylizzy101 | Reviewed this property |
No idea on the vegan point but there is a kids menu and they are happy to do mini versions of the roast (or some other main courses).
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jaysM369KM
20 February 2019|
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Response from garethmorgans | Reviewed this property |
Jays I don't think so but it's probably worth a phone call. The customer service and food quality is excellent
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15 January 2019|
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Response from michaelmK2063FD |
I hope not_____unless they cook them --- but I don't think they do Korean cuisine.
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Junction 28 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4