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El Puerto Restaurant

Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
+44 29 2070 5551
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (57 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
“dover sole” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent meal upstairs in La Marina lovely meal and ambience very well looked after- will go again soon!

Thank alan t
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited El Puerto with a couple of visiting American friends following a recommendation from the owner of the local cottage we'd rented. Firstly the building is a converted custom house and very impressive, but when booking, please note there are 2 separate restaurants. The...More

Thank Dickie-Boy-Mavs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in Cardiff , fantastic food, great ambience. Even the house wine is to die for in the Custom house . Everything about the place is spot on .

Thank Jimmy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just went in for drinks and some snacks but great service with lovely views and excellent staff. Would 100% recommend and will have to return to try the food!

Thank kjf_x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overlooking the water in Penarth, this restaurant is a real treat for people who like great quality food simply cooked. It’s in a pretty two story building, with easy free parking, which is always a bonus. Th inside is lovely too with a large well...More

Thank Susy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited today for a birthday meal with my wife. The staff were attentive and they had noted when I rang to book that I requested a quiet table for 2 with possibly 2 others joining us. I informed the staff on our arrival that our...More

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Thank MarkHooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, really enjoyed the lemon sole and amazing desserts. One feedback about the staff, Juan, a very young Spanish guy, treated us really good and gave us the best advices, I hope to see him in a managerial position in a future....More

Thank FrancescoCipsUk
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Mt husband and I have been eating at this establishment for years. Although we vary our weekend eating by eating with friends at other restaurants , always our verdict on our return is that this restaurant ticks all our boxes. In essence, the food is...More

Thank kandb402017
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

They really made an effort for New year's Eve ,party hats , poppers and live music to add to what is a great night. We paid no extra cost for new year's Eve , food prices were the same as a normal evening .With good...More

Thank Paul e
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Definitely off the ball today. Had lunch with friends starting with a lobster and crab bisque which was inedible. Followed by chicken fillet in sauce with chips. Most of the chicken was overcooked so dry and the chips were like they had been sat under...More

Thank skrtsmiller
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from peterlI1683ML | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does ... 6.30 onwards
Clive M
March 24, 2016|
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Response from bobthesport | Reviewed this property |
We have been here on numerous occasions and have never had a poor meal . It is noisy and busy but if you want quiet you can go upstairs , the staff are always great - perhaps because they know us and we live across the road... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$67 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2070 5551
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