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The Potters Wheel

85-86 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5JE, Wales
+44 1792 465113
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (4 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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85-86 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5JE, Wales
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely food and friendly staff, was greeted by a lovely male member of staff or couldn’t do enough for us, throughly enjoyed

Thank markjones68
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were having a few drinks in The Potters Wheel when a staff member approached us and asked us all for ID, which we all provided and everything was fine. Then I went outside for a cigarette and when I return I...More

3  Thank chloealysia
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chloealysia Thanks for taking the time to write a review. As discussed on the night, and during subsequent telephone calls, we operate the challenge 21 scheme, and as some members of your group could not provide identification they were asked to leave the premises....More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

The person serving was completely unfriendly and unhelpful for some reason unknown to me. He served me a whisky (along with a pint for myself), and when I asked for ice in the whisky he complained that he had already "asked me if I wanted...More

2  Thank Owain C
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Dear Owain C Thanks for taking the time to write a review, and please accept my apologies for your experience. So that I can investigate your allegation further, I would invite you to contact me directly with some details of your visit. Best regards James...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

I am a big fan of the Wetherspoon chain as you know that no matter what pub you eat in the food will be consistent. We popped in for a bite to eat before taking in a show at the Grand theater. We decided to...More

1  Thank David B
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Dear David B Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. I will ensure to pass your comments onto the team. Please accept my apologies that you were put off by smoke, it is something we do try to manage, however I...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

As my reviews will attest, I am a fan of the Wetherspoons chain, even if Tim does like to blether on about his pro-leave views. This outlet just wasn't up to scratch. The food order was sent incorrect, the gin had no lime (minor detail,...More

Thank DomJohnFran
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear Dominic R Thanks for your feedback and please accept my apologies that we haven't lived up to our usual high standards on this occasion. So that I could gather some more information, I would invite you to contact me directly using the details below....More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

as soon asi went to order my meal at the bar i was seen to and ordered my meal my drinks were given to me then.soon after i had my main course which was th best i have had there as soon as i had...More

1  Thank richard g
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Richard G Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review, I will ensure to pass your comments onto the team. In the interest of saving paper, we no longer print receipts by default, however if you ask at the bar my...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Just visited this pub . Good was a good price and offers a great range of eats . The food was served quickly and was ok not haute cuisine but good old pub grub. Drinks are really cheap 2 glasses of medium merlot £ 5.80...More

Thank Debbie D
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Debbie D Thanks for the review, it's great to hear you had a good time. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards James

Reviewed 8 March 2018

I was walking past late morning and went in for a coffee. The JDW coffee is always pretty good at a good price. There were a few drinkers in there but they were outnumbered by the people having a late breakfast. The service was quick...More

4  Thank DazG0884
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear DazG0884 Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards James

Reviewed 11 February 2018

yet again another very satisfying meal. we came here last night for a pre show meal. I had the peri peri chicken , which was really good , I could not have cooked it better myself , and I am a really good cook with...More

5  Thank slotchic
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Dear slotchic Thanks for such a great review. I will ensure to pass your comments onto the team, especially about the toilets. We will try and make sure they're better for your next visit. Best regards James

Reviewed 2 February 2018

called in here while working in area just for drink so cant comment on food had 2 pints real ale both different and they were both top notch wish my local spoons in bridgend was as good

3  Thank EbbwValeTessie
James-ShiftManager, Manager at The Potters Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Dear EbbwValeTessie Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards James

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Christine M
11 November 2015|
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Response from James-ShiftManager | Property representative |
hi christine our largest steak is a 14oz aberdeen angus , priced at 12.49 this is served with the option of chips or jacket potato , peas mushroom , tomato or salad . and includes a drink . on tuesday we have a steak club... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85-86 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5JE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 465113
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