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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 #37 of 61 things to do in Penarth

1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: 44hr
Sat 5 Jun, 2021
l We went on a lunch with friends to celebrate catching up after covid. The food was average and the staff lacking in hospitality. Won?t recommend this place shame as it?s a nice building. Maybe they...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: Roger W, Swindon, United Kingdom
Fri 4 Jun, 2021
l Very busy here today but they have us a table for 5 plus a toddler. The app works quite well for ordering tho it takes a bit longer than the traditional method. Drinks came first and fast which was...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: SamSwift93, Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Mon 31 May, 2021
l Wow what an amazing place. Beautiful views, Delicious food and great customer service. We was met outside by a lovely lady who seated us straight away after doing the track and trace. If you don't...

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The Captains Wife Beach Road, Swanbridge, Penarth