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The Fig Tree

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The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
+44 29 2070 2512
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Today
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Sully, Vale Of Glamorgan, Wales
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It looks like a municipal building from where they might have hired deckchairs for the beach. Indeed there are public lavatories in the left and right wings of the building. However, inside was very different, a stylish, modern restaurant. Food service was friendly and proficient. The food itself was well-prepared and tasteful. Even though the place was busy, with not... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on 11 March. Simple but tasty, well cooked & good value lunch. Fish and chips particularly good. Great service. Highly recommend.

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Thank David J
Barry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to a Welsh Wine Review with accompanying food dishes all was well presented and served. Good food good service.

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Thank Alun P
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were staying nearby and had dinner here last week. The restaurant was stylish and immaculate and we struggled to choose food because all the menu looked delicious. I can honestly say I've not had food like this is a long time. I had the scallops to start and they were out of this world. My boyfriend... More 

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Thank Rosie M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Figtree for breakfast on Saturday and it was a wonderful experience, great ingredients, beautifully cooked. The staff were friendly and accommodating, more than happy to swop out standard items to suit. It was the launch weekend of their breakfast menu and we will be back for sure!

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Thank bbcf03
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky this was a Thursday evening in late winter/early spring as the weekends and summer times are incredibly busy and we’d probably have had to book We were greeted with a friendly smile and a warm manner. The Staff were chatty, friendly and eager to help. We were given a window seat were we could sit and watch... More 

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Thank Caerboy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome venue. Lovely hosts and a really tasty breakfast with good coffee and music . We are told that we were the first breakfast served, and we enjoyed the whole experience

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1 Thank athosr6
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are becoming regulars for Sunday lunch and it never disappoints. Lovely atmosphere, delightful staff and most importantly great food. We are so lucky to have this restaurant on our doorstep.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service, fab atmosphere, would eat no where else in Penarth. Well worth the trip from West Wales, many thanks

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2 Thank Chris B
London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted a restaurant with views of the sea . We went at lunch time and it was heaving. We didn't have a booking but they fitted us in. We were so thankful. 1 roast sirloin and 2 belly of parks followed by 3 pecan pies. Absolutely fantastic , every mouthful pure joy. Staff are unbelievable. Attentive with out hanging about.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
British, Welsh, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2070 2512
Description
Award Winning Independent Restaurant, Owner Managed, Affordable Fresh Food. Everything prepared and cooked on site. Local free Range & Organic Meat, Fresh Sustainable Wild Fish, Local Seasonal vegetables. Great Views, Relaxed Atmosphere, Friendly Staff. All in this wonderful Victorian former beach shelter & life boat station.We welcome those with special dietary requirementsGold winner of Wales True Taste Best Restaurant in Wales 2012/13We look forward to seeing you at The Fig Tree. Mike & Sandie

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?