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 Selected Comments in South Glamorgan

Lyn howells
Maser brewer has been shut for quite some time. I believe it was called the red lion before that.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015Rating: No rosettes

 another welsh thicko
Perhaps if they didnt waste time and money on Learning and speaking Welsh
Your Spelling may have been better.
Thursday, August 30, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 Sorry about the mis-spelling, I am tired.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Fiona Robinson
 Oh My!
So diissapointed to read previous comments Tony. I have to say that I experienced one of the best days that i have had for a very long time; You surpassed all expectations of providing the most wonderful backdrop for the Keith Lemon Fundraiser. Your hospitality, food, karaoke and well , enough said was over whelming. As a very temporary visitor to Penarth my very warm thanks go out to you Tony and you staff. Fiona - Neils sister. xxx
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

Had a meal and charged for drinks i never had
wont be back you con man landlord.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

You had a lucky escape
I Never asked to use the toilets
I Knew exactly where they were by the over powering smell of urine.
Oh my day's
Human Excrement on the floor used
Sanitary towels overflowing from the bin and to top it all a used syringe on the window cill.
I'd hate to guess what state the Gents was in.
Thursday, May 31, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 crap pub with worse manners
My wife and I recently popped in as we were passing, for my 3 year old daughter to use the loo. My wife is 9 months pregnant and we come down to penarth for the day for a walk. It was 12.30, the only people in the pub was the landloard and 1 customer. We went in to ask permission to use the toilets and after waiting for the landloard to finnish his phone call, he replied with the answer no. my wife and I were quite confused. He then went on to explane that due to insurance reasons he wasnt covered. I myself am a personal licence holder for the past 8 years and have grown up in pubs, this is not only rediculous but morally wrong, telling a 9 month pregnant woman and a 3 year old they will have to walk half a mile down the road to use grotty public toilets.
The worst service and common sence I have ever seen by a landloard. How this person is making a living serving local people is beond me and should never be alowed that responsibility. Complete idiot.
Thursday, May 10, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Mrs Laird
How disappointed I was about the food, there were 4 adults and 2 children in my party and all the meals came at seperate times and about time the sauces had been offered to my husband he had already eaten his meal - the scampi was warm and not pipping hot and when i did want some sauce the waiter had to wait and stand beside me until I finished with them as he had to take them to another table - how stupid is this. Why dont u supply condiments on the tables for your guests???? Would not recommend Captains Wife for a meal ever agin - overpriced for a very poor standard of food. Also you only had 2 barstaff serving - and how many people r out there unemployed!!!!!
Monday, September 7, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Nicki Bartlett
I ate out with a big gang of work colleagues and we all had a great meal - traditional pub food at great prices
Thursday, April 9, 2009Rating: rosettes

Liz Foran
I visited the captain's wife on a busy Friday evening. The place had a wonderful atmosphere.
I started with tasty and well presented crab cakes and also helped myself to my partners breaded mushrooms which were even better. My mail course was a divine fish pie served with seasonal veg, it is the best fish pie I have ever tasted and would recommend this dish to everyone.
The staff were also, friendly and the price represented excellent value for money. T
The Captain's wife: Great pub, Great food, Great Value.
Friday, January 30, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Good value
My family eat here normally at least once a week and do so because the majority of the staff are polite, courteous and provide a good customer service - I am always asked if I want a hand taking drinks to my table. Food is good pub grub and not being a huge eater the portions are adequate. There are mega meals for those with a hearty appetite and they are a challenge to get through!!
Saturday, November 1, 2008Rating: rosettes

Mick and Paula La Lopa
 Home away from home
While my family and I lived in Penarth we found the Albion to be one of the friendliest pubs in town. We loved open mic night and the music offerings on Friday and Saturdays. Plus, the owner Tina, and her excellent staff always made us feel welcome with their great service
Monday, July 14, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Dreadful meal, appaling service
Waited a long time to order. My meal arrived with one of the key ingredients missing. When I asked the waitress (after a 5 minute wait to speak to her although she was not doing anything at the time), she said they had run out. I was offered a refund or another meal. I ordered another meal which was served lukewarm on the outside and cold on the inside. Couldn't get waitresses attention to get it sorted out, so I left without a refund and without a meal.
Thursday, July 3, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 Under new management
Under new management, and although I cannot compare with the old landlord, (1st visit in 20 yrs), the new people, (James & Luke), appear determined to make a name as a fine pub. Abbot Ale; HB; Directors, (and my favourite), Bass are all drawn. Food is tip top and reasonably priced. Should you like chips, I would advise that they are ‘proper’, not ‘plastic’ bought in reconstituted rubbish, so leave the waistline worries at home. Puds are also proper stuff, (there’s that waistline again). Comprehensive wine list; house wines by the glass are not too expensive either. Now to the pub itself:- large car park; beer garden but could be prettier from the outside, however, internally full of character. Wheelchair friendly. I think they’re closed Mondays so check first. But don’t all rush at once, leave a space for me. I’m certainly going back. By ROY THE CHAIR

Tuesday, July 24, 2007Rating: rosettes

ben gifford
 my local
one of the best pubs you will find in the area friendly staff the fod isnt up to much but the enviroment is cracking especially on a saturday night.well worth going to.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Fantastic music!!
Was a terrible place but since new people have taken over - what a difference! No onger a dingy and cold place with a terrible atmoshpere - well done landloed and landlady! Have seen some awesome bands there - telephone no is wrong on page - 02920 403524 (got it from fliers!) give it a go..
Wednesday, December 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

 good pub
good beer great music great night out!
Thursday, November 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tom Fletcher
Converted to flats
Monday, October 23, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Top Class!!
We go here every month - the food is divine and the surroundings perfect, strongly recommend this fab pub!!!
Friday, October 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Hey! just like a pub shoud be. no kids, no food.
At last.... a proper pub that doesn't pretend to be anything else. Strictly no kids. No nauseating vinegar and fried food smells. Wonder what they'll do about the smoking ban when it comes... nearly everyone in there smokes! But well done on Tradition! Beware... Landlord wears some pretty dodgy ties !
Sunday, August 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

i think the tynewydd inn is the best
Thursday, June 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Friendly and welcoming
I visited this pub for a lovely meal, run by a great couple Roy & Cyndy. Fantastic value with real home cooking. I would recommend this pub to anyone.
Tuesday, June 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Uh Hu Huh
Wonnerful pub.. great burgers. Than' ya ver' mu'.
Wednesday, April 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tom Fletcher
Converted to flats
Thursday, March 23, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Tom Fletcher
 A friendly, lively, proper pub
A splendid local pub with seven or eight real beers - four regulars and usually three, sometimes four guests. The food is good and plentiful and the service friendly and helpful. The hosts and their staff have worked hard to make it and keep it that way. What's more they listen to their customers who cover a wide range of tastes and interests. There is nothing barmy about a rule of no children after 8pm - it is a pub after all. As for flagship beers - whatever they are - they will - if feasible - change a cask at five to closing time. I go there regularly and frequently because I like it and so do many other people. Undoubtedly the best pub in Penarth. But I've never seen Elvis buy a round.
Sunday, March 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Brilliant: best pub in Penarth
Without doubt the best tasting beer in Penarth. Competative prices.. a wide selection always available and thank god no children allowed. Cheap and very filling meals served and even a free meal when watching the rugby internationals. Can't fault it. Elvis sits in the corner by the window.
Monday, March 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ms M Ogden
 font-y-gary Inn
The font-y-gary inn is a very warm and freindly place.
It has a standered menu but the food is well presented.
The staff are very friendy to. And will go out of their way to help.
Saturday, March 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Richard jones
 Real food - amazing
we were recomended and certainly not disappointed. Local food and freshly cooked veg. Back soon
Monday, February 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Miss Gaynor Strong
 Excellent Service and Value for Money!!!
After visiting The Colcot Arms Hotel with my family for a meal just recently I must praise the team currently in place there. The service is second to none and with offers like, a 8oz Steak and a Carling for £4.99 or 2 meals for £6, you can't go wrong!! I would recommend this to everyone for a first class day or night out.
Friday, February 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

Davydd Barry Sherwood-Adcock
Hi, My name is Davydd Barry Sherwood-Adcock, Son of Melode' Moore, Daughter of Margeret Ren Mayor , Daughter of Joseph and Mary Mayor the early owners of Colcot arms. You had a visit from my cousin Andrea Moore, daughter of Bruce moore, son of Margeret ren (my gran) not so long ago. I would love to come and visit the hotel my family used to run. I plan on coming in two weeks. Please send me a picture of the hotel as it stands today as i only have the OLD version years ago. Very Kind Regards
Davydd Barry Sherwood-Adcock (son of Melode' Elizabeth Moore - who's the daughter of Margeret Ren Moore / Mayor)
Tuesday, August 2, 2005Rating: No rosettes

barrie Howell
 The Captain's Wife Public House, Swanbridge, Penar
The address is incorrect. Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth is more accurate, as there is a Beach Road in Penarth leading from the town centre to the Promenade and Pier. Swanbridge is some 4 miles further south west on the B4267 Penarth - Barry road.
Monday, August 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

This pub gives you a warm welcome as u enter the room there is lively atmosphere a wonderful pub to visit there is a boy called ashley who visits there is is hard dont mess with him he will knock u out
Thursday, April 21, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Sunday Sunday! Good for me!
Miserable bar staff, miserable beer, great atmosphere? strangly enough, yes!
Tuesday, April 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

This pub, exponentially better than the doom and gloom, with a brilliant pool table, cheap tasty beer, cracking jukebox, great gambler, and most importantly, tidy locals.
better give that bald guy his cd back......
Sunday, March 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

Robert Evans
Must be new people again because we had a fabulous meal last month and reasonably priced.
Wednesday, December 29, 2004Rating: rosettes

Bernadette Russell
 fun fun fun
Really good atmosphere enjoyed the full range of facillities. Definately recomend.
Tuesday, October 19, 2004Rating: rosettes

Hilary & Brian Creighton
 First-class food and value
I wish I lived near this Pub, the food was marvellous for the price and so was the wine list.
They seemed to have a good choice of beers and lagers.
A definite for another visit when next in Wales.
Tuesday, February 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

John Harrington
 A great community Pub
Good beers & lagers, following of televised football & rugby. A family friendly Pub with very reasonably priced food.
Friday, December 5, 2003Rating: rosettes

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