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Hilary And Iain By Sea

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87 Main Road | Ogmore BY Sea, Ogmore-by-Sea CF32 0PW, Wales
+44 1656 880661
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Welsh, Cafe, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
87 Main Road | Ogmore BY Sea, Ogmore-by-Sea CF32 0PW, Wales
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have not eaten here for around 6 months. four of us returned to eat dinner recently. The rib eye steaks were as I remembered: the biggest I have ever seen, brilliantly prepared mouth-wateringly tasty and served on a bed of mushrooms with a whole...More

Thank lsw25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here recently for coffee and cake. The coffees were okay, but the cake was very dry and not freshly made. We were disappointed, especially as the place had been recommended.

Thank Vanessa J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, so I read reviews on this place before I went and as I was visiting the area and needed somewhere for lunch for my family, I booked a slot for Easter Sunday. I did expect it to be a bit more inviting from the...More

Thank Melanie037
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi,Thank you very much for your mainly positive review. Unfortunately the toilet problem is difficult to solve.As you correctly observed there is very little space to put a loo,it is outside the cafe but at least under cover. We keep it clean and tidy but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very impressed by everything about this place. It’s a family run venture and god knows how they make ends meet. Lovely view, nice people etc, etc. But what my wife didn’t understand was why the chap (Iain, I presume) kept making journeys to...More

Thank bluterix
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your five star review. The reason for visiting our car was that we had been to cash and carry on the way to work to and hadn't unloaded. The front door has two heavy duty draft excluders on it and...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

First visit of the new year & glad to say food us still amazing with portions to match. Our aim though is still to be able to sample 3 courses in one sitting - still stuck on the 2 courses, & now home resting with...More

Thank eidy22
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you very much for this lovely review it makes all the effort and hard work worthwhile.duff and Iain

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

So pleased we found this little gem. The nut roast is the best I’ve ever tasted and I’ve had a few! Generous portion and jam packed full of nuts. Served with roasted nips and tatties, cauliflower cheese, carrots, mashed swede and a gravy boat -...More

Thank AmongButterflies
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thankyou very much for your lovely review.The nut roast is Iain's own recipe and we are always trying new vegetarian choices.Thanks again Hilary and Iain.

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

First time visit for us, we weren’t disappointed. Garlic mushrooms in cheese and bacon sauce to start and Cajun cod in breadcrumbs with triple fried chips, absolutely beautiful. Thanks, we will be back.

Thank Cuppatboys
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thankyou very much for your lovely review.We really appreciate you taking time to recognise us in this way. Hilary and Iain.

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here on the way home from a party the previous evening, a spur of the moment decision and what a wonderful one it proved to be. I had the beef and my wife the nut roast, quality very good and particularly generous portions. Roast...More

Thank Al P
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to giving us such a lovely review. Hilary and Iain. Thankyou again.

Reviewed 19 November 2017

I was finally invited here by my sister for Sunday lunch, with other family members including two of my favourite nephews. I was about to jet off to New Zealand, to join my wife and spend time with my daughter and her lively family, for...More

3  Thank jollyrobert
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks very much for your lovely review, see you on your next visit to the uk. Hilary and Iain

Reviewed 16 November 2017

We have had breakfast here in the past and it has been totally acceptable but the other day we came and ordered breakfast at about 11.30 a.m. on a Saturday and it was poor. A fried breakfast has to be cooked to order. Ours had...More

3  Thank siarli
hilary s, Owner at Hilary And Iain By Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

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Nathaniel P
16 April 2017|
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
There is outside seating.I would imagine that this could solve your problem but recommend phoning to answer your questions.
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elainenash245
7 February 2017|
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Response from hilary s | Property representative |
Tuesday to thursday 12pm to 3pm and 6.45 to 10pm. Friday 9.30 am to 3 pm and 6.45 to 10pm. Saturday 10 am to 3pm and 6.45 to 10pm. Sunday 9.30 to 4pm. Best to book if you know you are coming. thanks very much
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Karen B
19 April 2015|
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Response from hilary s | Property representative |
Hi Karen yes we do, sorry only just picked this up.Tues to Thurs 12 till 3.30 Friday to Sunday 9 till 4 open 6.30 in the evening tues to Sat. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Main Road | Ogmore BY Sea, Ogmore-by-Sea CF32 0PW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Ogmore-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 880661
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Description
Hilary and Iain are a husband and wife cookery team,we provide a home prepared menu giving great value.Nobody goes away hungry.
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