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The Old Sailors

Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
+44 1348 811491
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
“crab” (25 reviews)
“prawns” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Back again and visiting all our old haunts. The Old Sailors is still on the list of places to eat. The food is still good the new owners seem to have things under control and the location and views remain to die for. I am...More

Thank PAH1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday afternoon completley without a plan... The Lovely host and Staff welcomed us , making sure all our needs were catered for... The food was delicious and plentiful and good value for money.... There is an area outside for aldresco eating and...More

Thank 99Dorje
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Location. Food average. Service very average. Over priced. Went late in day so could explain average comments. Dealt with complaint regards an item of food well. Refunded charge.

Thank Charfield2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just enjoyed a wonderful lunch of smoked haddock pate followed by fisherman’s pie and moules mariniere - all delicious. The welcome and service was great and the views are beautiful.

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location,, Close to the sea, with lovely views. Bit out of the way. Popular with hikers. There is a 60 - 75 min walk which takes you from the car park around the coastal path and then back across a caravan park. So you walk...More

Thank swanseadude
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Oodlights food from reasonable menu. Beers available not the best. Location is great with good parking. Ambience in great as are the views out to sea

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little pub! It was horrendous weather, and we were on our way back to Cardiff via the coastal roads from Aberystwyth. We decided to stop off at a pub Tony knows from years ago, and what a hidden little gem it is!...More

Thank AlexiaandTony
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We are a group of 3 families, 6 adults, 6 kids of all different ages (2-14) so it isn’t always easy to find somewhere that will accommodate without booking in advance. From the second we walked in to The Old Sailirs, Sarah and Adam have...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Nice food and nice wine. Very very friendly and lovely to chat too. Worth a detour from beach so could sit in front of fire and warm up

Thank EricaL264
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Lovely pub restaurant beside a perfect beach in a beautiful location. Generous portions of home made food all delicious and friendly service.

Thank Jane S
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Questions & Answers
24 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure there was a dog under one of the tables when I was there, it may depend on how full it is but the staff were very helpful. But you can always eat outside...........................Pembrokeshire weather... More
26 April 2017|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Tuesday to Sunday 12-3, Wednesday to sat 6:30-8:30 for food, head for the village of dinas cross, Sa420se is the post code, turn opposite the mace store, for pwllgwaelod head all the way to the beach and we are there, please... More
Windsor S
12 April 2017|
Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
The old sailors is located near Newport in west Wales.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pwllgwaelod, Dinas Cross, Newport SA42 0SE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Newport  >  Dinas Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1348 811491
We are a beachside bar and restaurant serving the best of local seafood & a variety of other dishes including meat dishes & vegetarian dishes. We also serve cakes, tea & coffee & have a fully licensed bar. We are located in Pwllgwaelod right on the beach with ample parking & outside seating available.
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