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“Great ambiance,service and food!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of SA3 Bistro - CLOSED

SA3 Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$61
Cuisines: British, International, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Devon, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great ambiance,service and food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Ate at SA3 during a 2 night break at The Mumbles; the décor and ambiance are really good as was the front of house service.
When we visited we learnt ( later) that the head chef was away - but you wouldn't have guessed as Ash Win Jones and Chris Moak served us with well cooked and well presented meals that were just a little bit different ( eggs benedict on chorizo as a starter for example).
Well worth a visit - great to see the younger team 'holding the fort' so well - - -

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank SILVERTRAVELLERS_11
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English first
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely relaxed atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

The food was good and the service was excellent. Our waitress was extremely helpful and even gave us a jug of milk to take back to our rented cottage for our morning cup of tea. Would certainly recommend.

Visited June 2014
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Thank AlOlii
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Well cooked food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

We had lunch at SA3 and while the menu was not particularly adventurous it was much more interesting than the average. The food was well cooked and the seasoning nicely judged so as to bring out the flavour and accentuate the freshness of the ingredients.
The restaurant is light and airy and the tables are not cramped. The service is attentive but not overly so and the automatic provision of chilled water and bread (this should be the norm in any half way decent restaurant but so often is not) was welcome.
This is the place to go for the quality of the cooking, and good basic service, after all that is what a restaurant should be about.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank francis161
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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Don't miss this gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Mumbles has the reputation for being the gem of Swansea. The beach, the people and the cwtchy shops.

All of these need to move over.. The top spot has been taken over by Sa3 Bistro. As a Swansea local it would be an understatement to say I was delightfully surprised.

The service was absolutely brilliant. They recommended the best wine knowing what would suit the summer day with a lighter red which was gorgeous.

The food was delivered at each course at the right time and every course was delicious!!!

Having eaten at a number of fine dining restaurants recently including a number of Blanc's brassiere - I am delighted I have found something better quality and an amazing price so close to home.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Laura M
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absaloute perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Iv been to SA3 bistro many if times and each time is just as good as the other! This particular time I had to leave a review, for starter I had the deep fried prawns with avacardo I'm not normaly a fan of prawns but these were fantastic cooked to perfection, for mains I had salmon with Nero linguine and saffron sauce also fantastic then there was dessert! Yoghurt panna cotta with berries and almonds one of the nicest desserts Iv ever eaten and so good just to look at! The atmosphere was great staff were polite friendly and the service from them was great! All in all I recommend this bistro to anyone and everyone

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank wingrave1983
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