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Our Top 10 Best places to eat in Pembrokeshire

Places To Eat in Solva
Places To Eat in Solva
Places To Eat in Solva

When you visit Pembrokeshire, you'll find yourself in foodie heaven. The scenic county is home to an array of fabulous places to eat, from coastal bistros serving freshly landed seafood to cosy pubs offering mouth-watering, locally sourced fare.
Here's our top 10 pick of the some of the best places to treat your tastebuds in Pembrokeshire....

The Shed Bistro, Porthgain

Tucking into fresh fish and chips while breathing in the sea air is one of life’s simplest and most enjoyable pleasures. And one of our favourite places to go for this seafood treat is The Shed Bistro, overlooking Porthgain Harbour.
Here, you can reward yourself after a day of exhilarating watersports or exploring the coast path by tucking into freshly caught fish and shellfish. All the dishes are made in-house, and there’s also a meat and vegetarian option.
The bistro has a laid-back vibe, and you can choose to sit in the cosy restaurant, or take away your fish supper to enjoy harbourside. Unsurprisingly, The Shed is popular, so we recommend booking for the restaurant.
The Shed Bistro, Porthgain, SA62 5BN

The Cambrian Inn, Solva

For scrumptious, high-quality pub dining, head to The Cambrian Inn, in the picturesque harbour village of Solva. Relax with a cool drink in the informal lounge bar, where you can refuel with snacks or something from the bar menu. Or go to the stylish main dining room, with its exposed stonework, to savour a true taste of Pembrokeshire.
The Cambrian is knows for its interesting twists on traditional dishes, as well as its fresh fish caught daily by local fishermen. You’ll find a selection of meat, poultry, game, fish, and vegetarian dishes, prepared using only the best local produce wherever possible. 
Book to avoid disappointment.
The Cambrian Inn, Main Street, Solva, SA62 6UU

Runwayskiln Cafe

With a warm welcome, stunning coastal location and excellent food, what more could you ask for?
Runwayskiln Cafe sits above spectacular Marloes Sands, a wide sandy beach near Milford Haven. The seaside café specialises in simple, seasonal, locally sourced fare. Visit for the delicious homemade cakes, tasty lunches or simply to enjoy a leisurely coffee.
The menu at Runwayskiln changes regularly, with the cafe serving up delights such as seafood chowder, Landsker beef short rib stifado, and cherry bakewell.
Book in advance if you can.
Runwayskiln Cafe, Marloes Sands, SA62 3BH

The Mill Cafe, St Davids

The Mill is a charming, small cafe in the heart of the historic city of St Davids. Its speciality is its hearty breakfasts, but there’s lots more to tempt your tastebuds, including light lunches, cakes and an evening menu.
Recently relocated from Trefin, the cafe is a welcome addition to St Davids’ vibrant foodie scene.
The Mill Cafe, New Street, St Davids, SA62 6SW


Pointz Castle Ice Cream

You’ll love the creamy,luxury gelato at Pointz Castle Ice Cream, in Penycwm, near Solva.  The ice cream is made using the milk from Pointz Castle’s own cows, and the mouth-watering flavours include Ferrero Rocher, jammy dodger, tiramisu, Pimm’s, and Peroni.
With your cone in hand, head down the lane for a walk through the fields to the beach – bliss.
Pointz Castle, Penycwm, near Solva, SA62 6BA

The Haven Brasserie, Nolton Haven

Enjoy relaxed beachside dining at the Haven Brasserie, which boasts some of the best views in Pembrokeshire. The brasserie, in the coastal village of Nolton Haven, offers you a casual, gastro-style menu with elements of fine dining. Here, it’s all about fresh, seasonal ingredients, supplied locally wherever possible.
We recommend asking for a window table, so you can gaze at those glorious sea views while you dine. And as well as the restaurant indoors, there’s a lovely outdoor patio area. 
Browse the sample menu, and you’ll find such tantalising delights as cockle popcorn, Solva lobster and crab gratin, and sage gnocchi.
The Haven Brasserie, Welsh Road, Nolton Haven, SA62 3NH

The Grub Kitchen

Great views, If you’re looking for a more unusual dining experience, try the Grub Kitchen, based at award-winning visitor attraction, the Bug Farm, in St Davids.Specialising in edible insects, the innovative menu features zesty black ant and olive crusted goat cheese, and smoked chipotle cricket and black bean chilli.
Insects are always on the menu at the Grub Kitchen. But if you’re feeling a little less adventurous, it also serves fresh local fish, conservation grade meat, and tasty vegetarian dishes.
The Grub Kitchen, Lower Harglodd Farm, St Davids, SA62 6BX

MamGu Welshcakes, Solva

Based in the pretty harbour village of Solva, this gem of a cafe serves yummy homemade Welsh cakes. Best enjoyed hot off the griddle, Welsh cakes are part of the rich history of Wales.MamGu Welshcakes make and sell traditional and alternative welsh cakes, with a choice of sweet and savoury options, as well as vegan and gluten free.
The menu also features salads, sandwiches, and cawl (a Welsh dish that is a cross between a soup and a stew). And their coffee is pretty good, too.
MamGu Welshcakes, 20 Main Street, Solva, SA62 6UU

Mrs Will The Fish, Solva

We can’t get enough of the fantastic, prepared-to-order seafood platters at Mrs Will the Fish, in Solva.As well as the delicious platters, this extra special takeaway is famed for its dressed local crab and lobster. What could be a better treat during your Pembrokeshire seaside break?
Pre-order by phone, Facebook or email.
Mrs Will the Fish, Parc Benny, Panteg Road, Upper Solva, SA62 6TN.

St Davids Cross Hotel, St Davids

Sitting in the centre of Britain’s smallest city, next to the Cross Square, the St Davids Cross Hotel offers a varied and extensive menu.The friendly hotel has a cosy, relaxed bar, a restaurant, and a lovely garden that is ideal for al fresco dining in the sun.
St Davids Cross Hotel, Cross Square, St Davids, SA62 6SP