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Isabella's

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9 Well Street, Porthcawl CF36 3BE, Wales
+44 1656 782330
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Murcia, Spain
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends took me to Isabellas for dinner on the first night I arrived from Spain in preparation for a weekend of Rugby. Wales v England. What a great choice. On arrival the staff were very accommodating, friendly & helpful. The food was very fresh, tasty and cooked to perfection! I was surprised how busy the restaurant was considering it... More 

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Abertillery, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! Just, wow! I can honestly say I've just had the nicest steak I've ever eaten. Popped in for the lunchtime meal. 2 courses for £9.99 (starter and main). It is well worth the money. Starter was plentiful. Big bowl of mussels and a decent size plate of mushrooms, all nicely done. Steaks for main, mine medium/rare, my partners medium/well.... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a group of friends we visited this restaurant recently, the welcoming was warm and friendly service was first class,all meals were served at same time, we were a big party as well as the restaurant being full but still great service. The menu will leave you spoilt for choice the food was cooked to perfection, and the steak was... More 

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Thank Paul C
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food great service recommend steak and cheritzo sausage best ever . Love this restaurant. Staff all welcoming

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Thank Dribble1976
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

lovely atmosphere, great friendly staff and very good reasonable menu. Always wise to book first as its very popular.

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Thank Trish T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have used this restaurant three times and it has not disappointed. The set menu is excellent value for money, but the choice of fish and steaks will leave you spoilt for choice. The atmosphere was warm, the staff welcoming. I would not hesitate to eat here again, whether as a small or large group.

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Thank Kenneth C
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Average meal steaks below average, service lacking. For the cost we are totally diss-appointed, scallops undercooked, white bait rather raw and cold, rib eye steak very poor quality, the sweets where however first class. Overall will never cross their threshold again.Far better quality elsewhere and possibly lower cost. Don't mind paying over the odds for good food, but did not... More 

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Thank Barrie R
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pre concert meal before going to a show at the Pavilion which is only a hundred yards away. The restaurant is quite big with wooden tables and chairs and has bistro feel to it. We were greeted byGeraint at front of house, and both he and the rest of the staff were friendly and efficient. They have... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of six dined here after a theatre show and each one enjoyed the meal. Steak and the fish particularly good. Good choice of wines. Staff very attentive. Super dining out.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in last minute after a long walk. I was found a table and served by lovely staff. They have a special two course evening meal on for £11.95, worth every penny. The garlic mushrooms are fabulous. The pepper steak comes with vegetables and posh chips. Excellent service and definitely worth a visit. The staff are a credit to the... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Well Street, Porthcawl CF36 3BE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 782330

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