Places to Eat
Erinfa is a large, luxurious, private house between Fishguard Ferry Port and St Davids, the smallest city in Britain with its fine cathedral dedicated to the Patron Saint of Wales. You will be spoilt for choice as to what to eat!
Restaurants in Pembrokeshire can draw on the incredible diversity of produce available in our beautiful corner of Wales to offer a unique flavour of wild countryside and rolling seas.
The best make full use of the superb ingredients available locally, offering an unrivalled quality of local meat, cheese, fish and fresh vegetables.
Great food, bursting with flavour, produced in Wales – it's the local trademark.
THE SHED BISTRO - PORTHGAIN
Fish & Chip Bistro specialising in our own and local caught fish
Quayside Bistro with views over the fishing harbour, a relaxed & informal fish & chip bistro in the renowned village of Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, situated on Britain’s only Coastal Footpath, serving our own caught and local Fish & Shellfish – landed daily & served within hours
The Shed Bistro & Wine Bar
Caroline Jones, The Shed, Porthgain, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.,
Tel: 01348 831518
BAR FIVE- FISHGUARD
Bar Five opened its doors for business in the spring of 2005. Situated
in a beautifully refurbished Georgian town-house in the heart of Fishguard,
bar five offers a unique dining experience. We have restaurants on three
floors; including a private dining room, and an outside covered terrace
- offering views over Fishguard's Lower Town. We endeavour to provide a
warm welcome to guests who might just want to pop in for a quick drink,
possibly a snack, as well as those who wish to enjoy an unhurried three-course
Our kitchen team produce imaginative meals from the best ingredients we can source - which are almost exclusively locally produced, reared or caught. So, for a memorable experience, drop in to the best bar none... bar five.
5 Main Street, Fishguard, SA65 9HA
Tel: 01348 875050
CWTCH - ST DAVIDS
St Davids newest restaurant and bar ushers in a new order with a vibrant mix of old world charm and big city flair. The menu presented on slate clipboards boasts a huge range of local produce where Mediterranean-influenced dishes with a Welsh twist (Pembrokeshire Ham & Caerfai Cheese pizza) feature alongside more traditional combinations.
Cwtch lives up to its meaning - snug, cosy and warm.
Cwtch is definitely Welsh, it is relaxed, down to earth, it is good, honest food prepared from first class ingredients, but also hip and great fun.
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, closed Monday. Food served: 11am-2.30pm and 6pm-9.45pm.
Rachael Knott, 22 High Street, St Davids
Tel: 01437 720491
Our head chef is Matt Cox. Matt brings not only great experience to cwtch*, but a great passion for food. He believes strongly in using seasonal local ingredients to produce his simple but honest food.
1 course £15 · 2 courses £21 · 3 courses £26
" Roasted Red Pepper & Vine Tomato Soup with Smoked Caws Cerwyn (v)
" St.Brides Bay Potted Crab with Toast
" Hillside Oak Roasted Trout with New Potato Salad + £2.00
" Spiced Mackerel Fillets with a Mustard and Dill Crème Fraiche
" Dry Cured Carmarthen Ham with Nectarines and Onion Marmalade
" Cold Roast Welsh Black Beef with Beetroot Puree and Horseradish Cream
" cwtch* Summer Salad with Peas, Courgettes, Pantysgwan Goats Cheese and Pine Nuts (v)
All main courses served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes.
" 8oz Welsh Black Rib Eye with Chive and Garlic Butter + £3.50
" Lamb Brochettes with Couscous, Greek Salad and Tsatsiki
" Roast Pork Belly with Apple and Cider Sauce and Black Pudding
" Lemon Sole with Sauce Vierge + £2.00
" Hake with Lime and Caper Butter
" St.Brides Bay Fillet of Sea Bass with Romesco Sauce + £2.00
" Spinach, Summer Pea and Leek Tart with Pantysgwan Goats Cheese (v)
" cwtch* Summertime Tagliatelle (v)
" Rich Chocolate Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream
" Bara Brith Bread and Butter Pudding with Pembrokeshire Cream
" Springfield Farm Strawberry Plate
" cwtch* Crème Brule
" Lemon Posset with Strawberry Compote
" Welsh Cheese Plate with Onion Marmalade and Crackers
" 4oz Welsh Black Rib Eye with Potatoes + £1.50
" Lamb Brochettes with Couscous, Greek Salad and Tstatski
" Hake with Parsley Butter
" Spaghetti Ragu made with Welsh Black Beef
" Pasta with Ham, Cheese and Peas
" Pasta with Cheese Sauce (v)
FARMERS ARMS - MATHRY
The Farmers Arms is a charming old inn in the heart of the pretty village of Mathry. You are assured of a warm welcome and can enjoy a home-cooked meal in the cosy bar or conservatory/garden room. The majority of our produce is sourced locally including local seafood in season. A wide menu is available from sandwiches to a full cooked meal suitable for all the family. Vegetarian options are always available. Sunday lunches are served during the winter months.
Bryan & Sally Farmer & Anne Marie Harries, Mathry, Haverfordwest
Tel: 01348 831284
LLYSMEDDYG RESTAURANT - NEWPORT
A family business with real passion for good food.
In the main restaurant head chef/owner Ed Sykes balances traditional and contemporary flavours making the most of local produce. Expect lobster from the boat that morning, grilled and served with lemon drawn garlic butter from £15 or Preseli lamb rack with rosemary and garlic puree and Pernod infused pan juices from £16.50.
Alternatively visit the garden room for morning coffee or lunch. A favourite for families and friends is the nightly summer BBQ offering local meats, fish and vegetarian. Weddings a speciality. Please call for opening hours. Restaurant bookings essential.
Llysmeddyg Restaurant, Garden Rooms & Weddings
Louise & Edward Sykes, Llysmeddyg, East Street, Newport
Tel: 01239 820008
SAMPLE MENUS BELOW
Newport Bay crab cake with balsamic crostini.
Butternut squash and parmesan ravioli served with sage butter.
Slow cooked belly port with plum and ginger compote.
Pan-friedduck supreme, creamed cabbage and balsamic and sesame glaze.
Wild mushroom risotto with parsnip crisps.
Poached sea-bass fillet with cauliflower mash and saffron beurre blanc.
Almond nougat glace.
Pistachio and dark chocolate brownie.
Classic apple tarte tatin.
Assiette of chocolate desserts (£2.50 supplement).
2 courses £12.95
3 courses £15.95
Extra seasonal vegetables on request £2.50
Butternut squash and parmesan ravioli served with sage butter £6.95.
Pan-seared king scallops with lobster souffle, chilli sauce
and chive oil £8.95.
Carpaccio of Welsh Black beef marinated in lemon juice, capers and
olive oil, with roasted red pepper salad and parmesan shavings £6.50.
Slow cooked belly pork served with plum and ginger compote £7.50.
Tian of Newport Bay crab with aioli, balsamic crostini and gazpacho £6.95.
Strip loin of venison with glazed root vegetables, redcurrant sauce and
chestnut and rosemary mash £19.50.
Fillet of local beef with roasted butternut squash, celeriac and potato gratin
and a port and red wine reduction £21.50.
Best end Preseli lamb with smoked pancetta, carrot and chive strips,
spinach and bacon colcannon and Penderyn whisky sauce £17.50.
Brill fillet cooked and served "en papillotte" with coriander and ginger
marinade and a chilli and potato mash £18.50.
Llys Meddyg vegetarian assiette of wild mushroom and black truffle tartlet,
Snowdonia cheese and chive souffle and spicy chick pea and chilli fritters £15.00.
Pan fried sea bass fillet with cauliflower puree and pistachio nut pesto sauce £17.50.
Apple and plum crumble and honey semifreddo £5.50.
Creme brulee with cinnamon sticks £5.50.
Cointreau and orange tart with creme anglaise £5.50.
Assiette of chocolate desserts £6.95.
Welsh cheeseboard served with homemade chutney and oat cakes £6.95.
MORGANS RESTAURANT - ST DAVIDS
Morgans offers 'Fine Foods for Discerning Diners'. A 'grown-up' restaurant
with a warm relaxed atmosphere featuring excellent value for money with
a reputation for freshly prepared innovative dishes using the best local
produce. Repeat bookings are commonplace.
The main menu and daily specials list includes such delights as Crab Bisque; Mussels with Parsley and White Wine Cream; Welsh Black Beef Strips in Oyster Sauce; followed by Roasted Salt Marsh Rack of Lamb with Welsh Honey and Ginger Glaze; Venison and Wild Boar also feature. Pembrokeshire coastal caught fish dishes include: Halibut with Capers and Almonds; and Brill Fillet with a pepper coulis. Interesting vegetarian options could include Caramelised Onion Tart Tatin or Home-made Tortellini with Spinach Cream. A selection of sweets offered are Rich Chocolate Brownie; Passion Fruit Pavlova; or Chef's favourite, a very light Baileys Panacotta.
A wide and interesting range of fine wines and beverages are always on offer. Bookings often essential, please call for further information.
Opening times: Evenings from 7pm till late. Early opening in season. Closed January. Limited opening during winter season.
Lynsey Draycott, Richard Drakeley & Linda Hurley, 20 Nun St, St Davids
Tel: 01437 720508
Morgan's - Current Menus
Meat & Vegetarian
Char-sui Style Barbequed Hayscastle Pork Fillet
with lychee, raddish and apple salad and lychee sorbet
Twice-baked Caerfai Cheese Soufflé (v)
A light soufflé of Caerfai organic cheddar cheese (made with vegetarian rennet and sea salt)
Served with plum and apple compote and chive oil
Three-peppercorn Crusted Cashew 'Pâté' (v,vo)
with honeycomb, apricots, smoked almonds and balsamic dressing
Prime Fillet of Pembrokeshire Beef
With broad beans, peas and wild mushrooms, potato and parmesan fritter,
Madeira jus and a mushroom and thyme cream
Gressingham Duck Breast, Roasted in Sweet Spices
with mandarin purée and maple-roast sweet potato mash
Duo of New Season Pembrokeshire Lamb
crisp confit breast and Parma ham shank ballotine
with a mild goat's cheese and olive dauphinoise potato, basil pesto and rosemary jus
The above main courses come with a selection of fresh vegetables
Aubergine, Mushroom and Tomato Charlotte (v)
with a goats cheese custard and salad leaves
Sweetcorn, Coriander and Red Chilli and Polenta Cake (v,vo)
with red pepper, orange and lime dressed roast vegetables and black bean salsa
All dishes are prepared and cooked to order using local produce.
Should you have any food allergies, please notify waiting staff and we will endeavour to prepare a dish to suit you.
Morgan’s Warm Chocolate Brownie Pudding
with cherry sorbet and a hot chocolate sauce
with pineapple and Pernod sorbet and passionfruit curd
Banana and Butterscotch Crumble
with homemade Welsh honey icecream and raspberry sauce
Wild Cwm Deri Damson Wine Jelly
with strawberry icecream, white chocolate cake and sumac coated strawberries
A selection of ice creams & sorbets from Mary’s Farmhouse
Celtic Crunch, Chocolate, Raspberry Ripple, Rum & Raisin or Vanilla
Lemon or Raspberry sorbet
Swedish Glace Diary-Free Smooth Vanilla Icecream (vo)
West Wales Cheeses with quince jelly, celery, homemade chutney and biscuits
Preseli: a soft mould ripened cheese, mildly tangy and fruity with a rich taste
Oak-smoked Cerwyn: creamy texture, complemented by a delicate smoky tang
Caws-y-Graig: a hard goat’s cheese with a slightly crumbly texture and subtle tangy taste
Caerfai: organic cheddar made with vegetarian rennet and sea salt
Perl Las: organic blue cheese
L B Vintage Port included
Muscat de Beaumes de Venise P. Perrin (Rhone, France)
Kaapzicht Hanepoot Jerepigo (Cape, South Africa)
By the glass (75ml) £3.50
With, Whisky, Rum, Brandy, or a liqueur of your choice, topped with whipped cream.
Morgan’s also offers a wide range of tea and coffee
v = Suitable for vegetarians vo = Suitable for vegans
THE SLOOP INN - PORTHGAIN
Public House/Restaurant in the Harbour Village of Porthgain, which is situated
in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Scenic walks and stunning beaches
The Sloop Inn has a Bar Menu which is available lunch and evenings 7 days a week. Specials are also available alongside the Bar Menu and change regularly. There is nearly always fresh fish amongst the specials and in the season some of our home caught lobster available. Bookings are taken for evenings and Sunday Lunch only.
Tel: 01348 831449
SOMETHINGS COOKING - LETTERSTON
Trevor and Janet Rands offer you a warm Pembrokeshire welcome to their award-winning, licensed family restaurant and take-away, in surroundings a far cry from the traditional image of a fish and chip shop, having built an enviable reputation for providing excellent meals at reasonable prices. The restaurant boasts many awards including the seafish quality award and Charlotte was a finalist of the young fish fryer of the year competition 2003-2004. As well as traditional fish and chips the menu includes sea bass, scallops, trout, swordfish, home-made crab cakes, dressed crab, gammon, steak, chicken, meaty ribs, vegetarian dishes and a children's menu. They are cheerful and popular with families with Rick Stein giving them the Thumbs up'. A dining experience not to be missed with the sweetest staff in west Wales.
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-10pm. Mondays in July, August and
Bank Holidays. Closed Sundays.
Trevor Rands, The Square, Letterston, Pembrokeshire.
Tel: 01348 840621
Fax: 01348 840621
THE GEORGE'S - HAVERFORDWEST
Haverfordwest's top eating establishment for the past two decades. The George's boasts a wealth of experiences for the discerning visitor. Award-winning meals, many made from ingredients grown on our own organic farm, are served all day in themed dining rooms whilst the cafe bar is the place to enjoy morning coffee, hot chocolate or afternoon tea with a tempting selection of cakes and pastries. Weather permitting go al fresco in the beautiful walled garden with spectacular town and castle vistas. And if you fancy a night out to remember, The George's has an exciting programme of themed dinner events on selected evenings.
Opening times: Monday to Friday 10am-5.30pm. Selected evenings.
Lesley Lewis/John Glasby, 24 Market Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.
Tel: 01437 766683
THE OLD PHARMACY RESTAURANT - SOLVA
Firmly established as one of Pembrokeshire's favourite restaurants, The Old Pharmacy should not be missed. Nestled in the atmospheric harbour village of Lower Solva, and located in a former chemist's shop, The Old Pharmacy offers great food in an ambience which is relaxed and convivial, with friendly, professional service.
The menus are A La Carte, supplemented with a daily changing 'specials' list - meaning you can choose to eat as much, or as little, as you wish - anything from just a bowl of our famous bouilla-baisse (with freshly baked olive bread) to a full four-course meal, or simply a delicious home-made dessert and an espresso. The choice is yours.
We specialise in preparing fresh local fish and seafood, Solva lobster and crab. Welsh organic beef and lamb, interesting vegetarian food and a full children's menu.
Opening times: Open every night from 5.30pm. Sample menus always available.
The Old Pharmacy Restaurant
Martin Lawton/Becky Ricketts, 5 Main St, Lower Solva, Haverfordwest
Tel: 01437 720005
WARPOOL COURT HOTEL - ST DAVIDS
Originally built as St Davids Cathedral choir school in the 1860s, Warpool Court enjoys spectacular scenery at the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park, with views over the coast and St Bride's Bay to the islands beyond. The 2AA rosette restaurant enjoys a splendid reputation. Imaginative menus, including vegetarian, offer a wide selection of modern and traditional dishes. Local produce, including Welsh lamb and beef is used, with crab, lobster, sewin and sea bass caught just off the coast. Salmon and mackerel are smoked at the premises. Open for all meals, with light lunches and traditional afternoon teas being served in the garden. Sunday lunch from £16.95 - booking advisable.
Opening times: Lunch 12noon-1.45pm, Afternoon Tea from 2pm. Dinner 7pm-9.15pm
Warpool Court Hotel
Rupert Duffin, St Davids
Tel: 01437 720300
Fax: 01437 720676