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The Prince of Wales

$$ - $$$, British,
Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
+44 1656 740356
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi ate here tonite with our dog in a lovely little snug bar with a lovely log fire going.fabulous atmosphere as other than us all were local.food was good,very large portions and reasonably priced.will definately return next time we visit Wales in feb

Thank billi160
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starter was beautiful. The veggie curry main was made by somebody who doesn’t understand vegetarianism (pineapple never belongs in savoury food). The dessert was alright but I can also shop in Tesco to buy cheesecake like this. The lamb was a little ‘too’ fatty but...More

1  Thank Gullible D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check out all the other reviews for hyperbole, this place is an absolute gem. Going back here after an absence of several years, I wanted a friend to have a special experience, recovering from a major operation, and this was the perfect place. Walking in...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Well what a real find, not just the history and paranormal experiences found here, was really impressed with the lunchtime food menu, quality value for money food and a good range of choices. Down to earth honest friendly service, specialist ales from the casks, fantastic...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

You do not go for a meal here unless you are really hungry, you get very generous portions, two of my favourite dishes are cod and chips and the steak and ale pie and chips, and there's a good selection of real ales.

Thank Tonysub103
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My mate and I called in recently and had the North Sea cod and lamb chops. Both were excellent as usual! I heard on the grapevine the present Landlords are leaving after 13 years! All I can say is I hope your successors are half...More

1  Thank jackarmy1071
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My husband and I had dinner here, and we loved every bite - I had a pasta dish, Mike had fish and chips. After dinner we had hot apple tart with cream. Very tasty! Then the owner of the place took us to the upstairs...More

2  Thank miss_jl
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Just had a fantastic lunch here. The pub was busy (which is always a good sign!) and we were warned that there was a 30 minute wait for food. This was suitably plugged with an excellent pint of Worthington (straight from the barrel). My Wife...More

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

sit outside on a really nice evening to enjoy the sunsets with a nice drink and a nice snack or meal

Thank Wayne1art
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Staying in Porthcawl and looking for somewhere nice to eat for a good cooked Sunday Lunch, I looked at TripAdvisor and found this place look like the one to try. Very pleased we did the beef was really cooked to perfection and the vegetables tasted...More

Thank Lang4d
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Response from vonireland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - can't help you there. Most places seem to these days however. Why not give them a call?
15 September 2016|
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
It is a dog friendly pub, any size. We regularly take a bulldog and a newfoundland into the pub but only in the snug (the left as you go in) as long as the dog is happy with other dogs as there are always dogs in there and... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from christoferson | Reviewed this property |
I read that the owner would happily show you various areas of the old pub, suggest that you pop in.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl  >  Kenfig
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 740356
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Set on the edge of the beautiful Kenfig Nature Reserve and on the South Wales Coastal Path this Award winning family run free house is an icon of the Great British Pub. With a good selection of Regional and Local Guest Ales, all bar food is sourced as locally as possible and prepared freshly daily. Two open wood burning fires glow during the winter month, to give a very warm welcome to all travellers. The Pub is a place of special historic interest, showing many pictures of Local Shipwrecks and disasters, upstairs visit the Old Town Hall of the Ancient Norman City of Kenfig as shown on Time Team 2013. Visited by HRH Prince Charles 2013 New Zealand All blacks 2014 and many more
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