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The Captain's Wife

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££ - £££, British,
Beach Road | Swanbridge, Penarth CF64 5UG, Wales
+44 29 2053 0066
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible16%
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“chicken pie” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
“sully island” (38 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Beach Road | Swanbridge, Penarth CF64 5UG, Wales
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to the The captain's wife for lunch, the cooked dinner looked delicious however it came out cold. Due to it being so busy I didn't want to send it back and wait another 45 mins for my food. If the food hadn't been...More

Thank georgi16
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was part of a group who had lunch today at The Captains Wife in Sully. Although we had reserved a table, we had to queue at the bar to place our individual orders ! When the lunch was eventually served, which took some time,...More

1  Thank Altooth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub is situated in a lovely setting, with a large beer garden and a pebble beach just on its door step. Our visit ended up being quite a long visit since the sun decided to come out. Unfortunately not all the food did not...More

Thank MichelleMPR
Reviewed 1 week ago

After being excited to sample vintage inns new vegan menu for sometime the only thing I left full of was disappointment & the unshakable feeling of being mugged! I went with friend to the Captain's Wife for dinner after what was for them an extremely...More

Thank mysterywoman22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated on the seafront opposite sully island and accessed by a narrow lane from the main sully road we enjoyed a Sunday lunch there. The restaurant itself has some outside seating is well maintained and in the sunshine is an extremely pleasant venue. The only...More

Thank howiehols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great in the edge of a rocky beach and near to many beautiful places for visiting at the same time. We booked online which was straight forward and even though we arrived 20 mins late due to bank holiday traffic our table was...More

Thank AGJ_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place by accident and we were very glad we did. Delicious food, very friendly service and lovely location, couldn’t fault it.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between Sully and Penarth you'll find The Captain's Wife in a coastal spot with great sea views. There is plenty parking. And we quickly discovered another advantage: our dog was welcome, and not just outside! It's a lovely old building, listed on the vintage inns...More

Thank windmillfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not My First Visit Tbh.. and all Previous Visits have been the Same "Excellent" Staff Great. Food Stunning. Location Amazing.. This Place is a Treat🍴💯.

Thank Terry H
General Manager A, Manager at The Captain's Wife, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive comments about The Captain's Wife! we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this pub for many years. This pub has been recently refurbed which is a very pleasant atmosphere and surroundings. Sadly the food did not come up to the new standard . Our meals were very slow in arriving. The soup had to...More

Thank Kaetu
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Questions & Answers
Shane H
14 January 2017|
Response from Richard J | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are dog friendly.
2 August 2015|
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Response from DoofRhoose | Reviewed this property |
No idea, very few places actually advertise all the different dietary options apart from vegetarian. As suggested one would need to telephone the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Swanbridge, Penarth CF64 5UG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2053 0066
The Captain's Wife in Penarth is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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