Where to eat
Just a short drive from Clydey, you will find many places to eat, some with fantastic views over the coast and serving local, fresh produce. Most places are family friendly pubs but there are some special occasions gems too.
Within 30mins drive from Clydey
The Nags Head Inn – in Abercych, just 2 miles from the Clydey site. Traditional Inn serving cask and guest ales, with excellent pub meals for all the family. Under new ownership with Steve & Tracy now at the helm with a nice riverside beer garden and children’s playarea – 01239 841200 – SA37 0HJ
The Ferry Inn – in St.Dogmael’s (on the way to Poppit Sands). Wonderful location with views out over the river estuary. 01239 615172 – SA43 3LF
Emlyn Arms Hotel – in Newcastle Emlyn. Award winning hotel restaurant, just 15 mins from Clydey with a good cocktail bar too. 01239 710317 – SA37 9DU
The Flat Rock Bistro at the Gwbert Hotel, Cardigan, SA43 1PP – 01239 612638 (11 miles from Clydey) Varied menu. Nice views over Cardigan Bay from the restaurant. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
The Golden Lion – Newport, SA42 0SY – 01239 820321 (14 miles from Clydey). An excellent family run Inn serving fresh locally sourced produce. Lovely Sunday lunch too. Booking is essential. Open daily from 11am. Food served 12 – 2pm and 6pm – 9pm.
Bowens Fish & Chips – in St.Dogmaels, SA43 3ED – 01239 613814 (11 miles from Clydey). Best Fish & Chips in the area, mostly take away however, or enjoy in the grounds of the ancient abbey. Also has small amount of tables to sit in and has an alcohol licence. On the way to Poppit Sands. Open daily 12pm-2pm and 5pm to 9pm.
Pizzatipi – Cambrian Quay, Cardigan, SA43 1EZ – 01239 623633 (10 miles from Clydey) – Just yards from Cardigan Castle, this riverside restaurant is both family friendly and trendy all in one ! great pizzas and good local beers – they have loads of tables so just turn up, but check opening times before departing !
The Canteen – in Market Street, Newport, Pembs. Good family friendly restaurant with excellent homemade burgers, salads and pizzas in a great location just off the main high street. 01239 820131 – SA42 0PH
Ffynnone Arms – traditional pub dating from the 18th century, serving real ales, bar meals, take aways and Sunday carvery, and also catering for special dietary requirements (gluten-free, dairy-free), vegetarians and vegans. SA370EH – 01239 841800
Within 1hr drive from Clydey
The Ship Inn – in Tresaith 10 miles north of Cardigan. Superb location overlooking Tresaith Beach and it’s waterfall – open all day for good food but worth booking in advance – 01239 811816 SA43 2LJ
Coast – just a few miles from the seaside town of Saundersfoot, this is an excellent, award winning seafood restaurant. Their ethos is to source everything locally from Pembrokeshire. Will Holland and his team prepare dishes with skill, experience, creativity and a good dollop of style. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner – 01834 810800 SA69 9AJ
The Harbourmaster – in Aberaeron. Superb restaurant and contemporary bistro in lovely fishing habour village. 01545 571645 SA46 0BT
Y Polyn – near Carmarthen. Excellent restaurant using local Welsh produce where possible with great atmosphere. 01267 290000 SA32 7LH
The Grove – nr Narberth, Pembs. A luxury, boutique hotel with an award winning restaurant – highly recommended for a special occasion meal. Wonderful champagne afternoon teas too. Run by Neil and Zoe Kedward. 01834 860 915 SA67 8BX
Ultracomida, 7 The High St. Narberth, SA67 7AR – 01834 861491 (20 miles from Clydey). Walk through the Ultracomida delicatessen to find a hidden gem of an open plan tapas bar with stone floors and good value food & wine. Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
Over 1hr drive from Clydey
Cwtch Restaurant – in St.David’s. Award winning restaurant. 01437 720491 SA62 6SD
The Sloop in Porthgain nr St. Davids – 01348 831499 – SA62 5BN – great pub with good food in the lovely port with bobbing boats and grassland area for children to play –