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El Puerto Restaurant

Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
+44 29 2070 5551
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“dover sole” (5 reviews)
“fish soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Marina, Penarth CF64 1TT, Wales
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1 - 10 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Essentially a Spanish tapas restaurant. We arrived and ordered drinks which arrived promptly. Ordered our tapas which became a disaster! Our order appeared to have got lost between the waiter and the kitchen! Had to wait c. 40 minutes for tapas to arrive! Waiter was...More

Thank 99PSB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a party of 22 for a 50th birthday meal. There was no music in the back ground which in turn made people speak over each other. More noise than on a Saturday night at your local boozer. Staff were very friendly on arrival...More

Thank shereeo314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went a couple of weeks ago for a business lunch. Couple of beers and steaks. All very good, a bit noisy in tg downstairs for a meeting but ok. Only drawback was I seem to remember the steaks being outstanding. Not the best. All in...More

1  Thank Localfarang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the service of the staff to the food, this was a wonderful day. Very attentive staff. Food was good value, 2 courses for 16.95. Best Sunday lunch I have had. Plenty of meat, veg and proper gravy. Desserts were lush

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building overlooking the bay. You are seated at your table and then go up to the counter to view the meats and seafood on offer to make your selection. Dishes are served with a choice of potatoes and may be served with a sauce....More

Thank MrsW2811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service I agree could be improved on but if you go when it is heaving what do expect ?..They can't conjure up more staff but maybe on busy nights employ more staff.My eldest daughter (who nearly married a cordon bleu chef) has never found fault...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this place for over 10 years on a regular basis, unfortunately due to a new influx of young staff over the last few years the service is not worth the money. We ordered wine, waiter placed the wine bucket at...More

Thank supriya m
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

What a fab place, such lovely food and great view. Had lunch sat looking out over barrage towards Cardiff bay. First visit but def go again if in the area. Helpful staff, all friendly, food beautiful, nice to see it all fresh under refrigeration before...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We tried the razor clam, raw oysters, tuna steak, shrimps, calamari and scallop. All are tasty and freshly made. The staff is very helpful and welcoming. The view from the restaurant is gorgeous. Just one thing - don't get table 3 since it is too...More

Thank lesleyc681
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Very good food, nicely prepared and served very quickly by professional staff. Stunning building on the seaside - I can only recommend this restaurant!

1  Thank zahoran
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20 March 2017|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does ... 6.30 onwards
Clive M
24 March 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
USD 67 - USD 67
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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