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Pethau Da - Cafe

££ - £££, Cafe, British
2 Mansel Street, Carmarthen SA31 1QX, Wales
+44 1267 236300
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (43 reviews)
“scotch egg” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
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Welsh, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Mansel Street, Carmarthen SA31 1QX, Wales
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely place and served by Gemma who was a delight. She helped us decide and we enjoyed our cuppas and mince pies.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Christina195529
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great find , we took a short cut and by chance found this place . Had a table in the window and was greeted by Michael who was very welcoming and lovely to chat to . We had the scotch egg and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank tysonbruno2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for lunch here on a Monday at around 12.30, not many tables available so sat on the sofa with coffee table, despite being obviously very busy someone was with us immediately to give a menu and only a few minutes later someone came to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Abi9388
T7319KPsteveb, Owner at Pethau Da - Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this really lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed our food. We are generally very busy particularly at this time of year and we try really hard to ensure that everyone who visits receives a first class service. So it is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lunch here, the food was nice, prices on the higher side. Would have liked perhaps more choice, but a good experience overall.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Catrin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a regular user of Pethau Da decided to call in again mid afternoon for late lunch to have their incredible scotch eggs and three times cooked chips but sadly neither were available having run out so settled for burger and thin chips and beetroot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nigel J
T7319KPsteveb, Owner at Pethau Da - Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Firstly let me apologise for not responding to you sooner. As a regular customer with a previous positive experience I have been looking to see if you had reviewed us previously in order that I could respond appropriately. We’re very sorry your most recent visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called into Pethau Da for an early lunch. Testimony to how good it is, is that most tables were full, but luckily on was available for us. Although busy tables were well spaced and service was friendly and professional. There was a good variety...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HowardandLiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with friends. Had the brunch bench was delicious and so different. Service was excellent the staff were very attentive and polite. Highly recommend can't wait to go again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sebwam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a ladies lunch today at pethau da. Delecious food, excellent service everyone very friendly . Would Definate recommend a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gwentraethfriends
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Visit here regularly with friends for breakfast or brunch. Food is delicious and the service is great. Looking forward to trying their evening menu!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Heledd T
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went to pethau da for the first time on the 2nd November. I didn't know what to expect but my friend had been there a few times before. What a lovely place with a great atmosphere and really really busy which is a testament to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank owenfraser
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2018|
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Response from T7319KPsteveb | Property representative |
We have a full bar menu including craft beers from Bluestone Brewery, artisan gins (including local gins such as Jin Talog and Aber Falls) and s variety of wines from a local Carmarthen based importer. We also sell all of... More
15 March 2018|
Response from Hawysthomas1 | Property representative |
Hello. Iam ever so sorry i have no idea how this would have happened we only get the notifications from the sight. Please feel free to remove your review straight away. Many thanks for letting us know
1 August 2016|
Response from meinirann |
Wilkosons car park would probably be the closest, or John Street car park. Both are around the same distance I’d say.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mansel Street, Carmarthen SA31 1QX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1267 236300
  • E-mail
Fabulous coffee, home cooked lunches and deli options in beautiful surroundings
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