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The Captains Wife

The Captains Wife, Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth

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The Captains Wife
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Average Price: £25 and under
Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 2.3 miles from Penarth center (as shown on map)
The Captain's Wife in Penarth is a country pub oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

The Captain's Wife was originally Sully House, a house originally owned by a captain. Legend has it that when his wife died, her body was kept in a box that was mistaken for treasure and stolen. A small fleet of fishing vessels were located at Swanbridge harbour and it is likely that that the row of cottages, that became the pub, were later the traditional homes of the local fishermen and their families.

Right on the shore overlooking the waters of the Bristol Channel, The Captain's Wife has a good tale to tell. Pirates and smugglers visited Sully Island which can be reached (with care) from the pub during low tide.

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The Captain's Wife is #38 of 61 things to do in Penarth

4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: peterlegg1927, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Tue 17 Mar, 2020
l we had the meal deal 2 courses and a bottle of wine all good and very good value for money we will be back next week for more?

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: neil d, South Shields, United Kingdom
Sun 15 Mar, 2020
l Really friendly, helpful staff, a warm welcome and an extensive array of good value food options. The log fire was a definite bonus on a windy, chilly day. Dogs are allowed and there is an...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: Peter D, Penarth, United Kingdom
Fri 13 Mar, 2020
l Offering a very wide range of food for all tastes. Very good value for money,especially with a Times Plus 25% discount

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The Captains Wife Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth