PubsEating-Heather Cottage, Llanmadoc, Gower Peninsula
PUBS LOCALLY (TEN MINS DRIVE) ARE..........
The Britannia Inn - Llanmadoc - "formal dining if you want it but in a local pub atmosphere if you prefer" has restaurant serving fresh local produce - excellent chef www.britanniainngower.co.uk
Tel: 01792 386624 - 7-8 mins downhill walk from the cottage. Great food, and always a fab sunday lunch, but really quality cuisine such as local sea bass, Hake, Gower salt marsh lamb and welsh black beef. Dogs allowed in bar for bar meals but not the more formal restaurant.
The King Arthur Hotel (PHOTO BELOW) - log fires and oak beams everywhere, and seemingly endless numbers of staff. Approx. 10 minutes drive from the cottage, located in Reynoldston via Burry Green. A country Inn and restaurant catering for full cooked breakfast a fantastic specials lunch and dinner board, evening meals and Sunday Lunches. Excellent fish and roasts on the specials board, great desserts. http://www.kingarthurhotel.co.uk/location.htm Tel: 01792 390775 Nice to have pub food on the outside lawns in front of the pub. (No Dogs inside) 8 mins drive from our cottages in Llanmadoc or walk in 40 mins along country lanes.
The Welcome to Town Bistro and Country Pub, Llanrhidian: Bistro, Pub - nice food, good beers and wines. Tel: 01792 390015 http://www.welcometotown.co.uk/ Gastropub of the Year 2016/17
The Dolphin Inn, Llanrhidian: Classic old Gower local pub - nice rolls, cockles and laverbread in a bake etc - cash only no cards. (VISIT FOR A DRINK BEFORE EATING IN THE WELCOME TO TOWN OPPOSITE)
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OTHER LOCAL PUBS MOSTLY WITH FOOD - ARE
The Kings Head, Llangennith, Very Dog Friendly, great pub, decent pub food, great ales and always a buzzing surfy atmosphere. 5 mins easy drive from Middle Cottage and Wagtails or walk in 40 mins directly over Llanmadoc Hill. A row of 1600s buildings housing wood-beamed bars, plus modern B&B rooms and surfboard storage. Address: Llangennith,Gower, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA3 1HX Phone:01792 386212http://www.kingsheadgower.co.uk/
The Rake and Riddle, Penclawdd (Gowerton i.e. east side of Penclawdd), under new ownership during November 2016. Google for details. Chris and Emily Mabbutt used to run the Greyhound so there is no doubt it will do great food and beers. (was the 'China Sea Garden Restaurant' before changing hands - when looking for it on the map).
SLIGHTLY FURTHER AFIELD IN GOWER WE RECOMMEND THESE ......
Langland Brasserie, on Langland Bay, South East Gower (park right next to it - no walking required): http://www.langlandsbrasserie.co.uk/ Tel: 01792 363699 - "VISIT FOR COFFEE/POSH BREAKFAST"
The Poundffald, Three Crosses, Gower, http://www.poundffald.com/ Tel: 01792 873428 THE POUNDFFALD INN IS A QUINTESSENTIAL VILLAGE PUB WITH TRADITIONAL OPEN FIRES TO MATCH THE WARM WELCOME FROM KEITH AND HIS STAFF. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR REAL ALES AND HOMEMADE DISHES, WITH A FOCUS ON LOCAL INGREDIENTS, SERVED IN EITHER THE RESTAURANT OR OUR AWARD WINNING GARDEN THEN LOOK NO FURTHER. THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!
The Beaufort Arms in Kittle, near Pennard: A nice cosy pub with good food. 15 mins drive from the cottage. Address: 18 Pennard Road, Bishopston, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA3 3JS Phone:01792 234521 lovely little pub quite near three cliffs bay, and on the way to Mumbles.
Plough and Harrow, Murton Green, Bishopston, Swansea - http://www.ploughandharrow.eu/ Tel:01792 234459 The Plough & Harrow, 88 Oldway, Murton, Gower, Swansea, SA3 3DJ self-acclaimed - as being "Gower's best Gastropub" .....and hard to argue really it is very good.
The Ship Inn, Port Eynon, South Gower - Swansea SA3 1NN Tel: 01792 390204 ..... under new management and newly refurbished in the cute seaside village of Port Eynon. Local Pub with pub food. 2 mins stroll onto Port Eynon Beach.
The Beach House Restaurant, Oxwich Beach, http://beachhouseoxwich.co.uk/ Address: Oxwich Beach, Gower, Swansea SA3 1LS Phone:01792 390965 Hours: typically (from March ) 12:00–2:00 pm, 6:00–9:00 pm really fab seafood and just right on the beach overlooking Oxwich Point really worth a visit for lunch
The Oxwich Bay Hotel - http://www.oxwichbayhotel.co.uk/ Oxwich Bay Gower Peninsula Swansea SA3 1LS Tel. 01792 390329 Email: email@example.com Beautiful views, nice place to take a pot of tea
Fish and Chips:
The choices are
Llanmadoc Village: Hake in lager batter and chips in The Britannia - can't be beaten; Likewise try The Greyhound, King Arthur or Kings Head also excellent,
Proper chippies can be found as follows:
Port Eynon: 'The Captains Cabin' & 'The Seafarer' both in Port Eynon on the seafront - (two located there, Easter onwards until end September) - both very good - 10-12 mins drive via Burry. Sit in to eat with a cup of tea. Both Highly recommended
Scurlage: "CHIPS AHOY" Quite newly opened and a good way to end a visit to Rhossili Village: traditional fish chips, chicken quarter n chips etc.
Penclawdd: "Roma" :- An Excellent Fish n Chip Shop, Tel:
Gorseinon: if you fancy a 25 mins drive - the Roma Fish Bar or the ROMA 2000 Fish Bar in Gorseinon are both excellent.