Places to Eat in Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire Food Guide by FBM Holidays
At FBM Holidays we have compiled our Pembrokeshire Food Guide to help you find places to enjoy all the fabulous food and drink Pembrokeshire has to offer. A self catering holiday doesn’t mean you have to be tied to the kitchen, so treat yourself and discover some fabulous food in stunning locations. And with such a huge choice of cafes, restaurants and pubs to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect place to enjoy the very best of Pembrokeshire’s finest cuisine and fresh local produce.
Just click on the area name from the list below to discover some fabulous places to dine out. Bon appetit and enjoy your holiday in Pembrokeshire.
Amroth - with a half mile long, flat, golden sandy beach, Amroth is the perfect place for a family holiday. A small seaside village tucked away on the southern tip of Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, it serves as the starting point, or end point, of Pembrokeshire's Coastal Path. During extreme low tides it is possible to see the remains of a petrified forest, dating back some 7,000 years. Conveniently located just 8 miles from the popular seaside resort of Tenby, Amroth has plenty to offer both within the village and its surrounding area. For a small village, it has a very good selection of places to eat.
Angle - At the very far south-west of Wales, Angle is a peaceful, pretty village on the shores of Angle Bay and has a long seafaring tradition. A lovely sandy beach lies to the west of the village. There is a shop/post office and two pubs serving delicious food.
Broad Haven - With one of Pembrokeshire’s biggest beaches, the seaside village is perfect for a family holiday. It has plenty of amenities and a short walk takes you to tiny Little Haven, which has three pubs including ‘The Swan Inn’, a recent AA Pub of the Year.
Burton - A picturesque hamlet, Burton overlooks the Cleddau waterway. It’s a great place for kayaking and sailing with access to the water and a good riverside pub, ‘The Jolly Sailor’ - a great place to enjoy a meal in a tranquil waterside setting.
Carew - Carew Castle ruins are extensive, and may be regarded as among the most interesting and beautiful in Pembrokeshire. Carew has numerous walks and Carew Mill is the only intact tidal mill in Wales, and one of only four in Britain.
Cosheston - located on an inlet of the Daugleddau estuary, the pretty village of Cosheston is ideal for walkers and cyclists looking for an idyllic location to explore the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside.
Fishguard - Once a Viking trading settlement, the town of Fishguard has an eventful history. It was the location of the last invasion of Britain in 1797, when local troops overcame a French contingent near the town. Today, the town has a good range of shops and an exciting variety of cafes and restaurants.
Freshwater East - The sandy, safe beach at Freshwater East is popular as a place to swim during the summer. It also has a reputation as a surfers’ beach with some good winter swells.
Freshwater West - A vast and beautiful sandy beach popular with surfers and steeped in local history. Famously featured in two recent films - Ridley Scott's Robin Hood and also Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Jameston - A good base for anyone exploring Pembrokeshire’s south coast, Jameston is a pretty Pembrokeshire village with a choice of places to eat, including a 16th Century inn - ‘The Swanlake Inn’ - named after beautiful Swanlake Bay, which is a short walk from the village, and also the Tudor Lodge famous for its themed nights.
Lawrenny - A traditional Pembrokeshire village located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and extending down to the Cleddau estuary where there is a busy yacht station. An ideal location for boaters and walkers to enjoy all the delights this pretty little village has to offer. A previous winner of ‘Best Village in Wales’.
Llangwm - Situated on the River Cleddau near Haverfordwest, it was famous in the past for its shellfish, and at Hook, in the north of the parish, large amounts of anthracite used to be mined and shipped. Popular for visitors throughout the year with extensive use of the river and local walks.
Lydstep - A small seaside village, with a sandy beach set in a cove, with great views to Caldey Island. The limestone cliffs at Lydstep Head are popular with climbers and at low tide there are caves to explore too
Manorbier - With its pretty little beach, a Norman castle set up on the hill and a 12th Century church overlooking the bay, Manorbier is a picture postcard village. The 12th Century writer Gerald of Wales called it "the pleasantest spot in Wales", although he may have been biased – it was his birthplace.
Milford Haven - A port since the Middle Ages, the town of Milford Haven was created in the 1790s. Its first occupants were American whalers and later it became a base for the fishing industry. Today it is a popular town with a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants and a theatre offering a wide variety of entertainment to suite all tastes.
Narberth - The castle at Narberth was a strongpoint on the Landsker, the Norman frontier between north and south Pembrokeshire. These days the town has lots of good shops, cafes, a thriving arts centre and a number of galleries and antique shops.
Neyland - Until 1856 Neyland was a small fishing village on the Cleddau, but it was then chosen to be the terminus of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's rail link with London. Brunel’s terminal closed in the 1960s and is now a popular marina.
Pembroke - The old county town is a great place to shop and children love to explore its impressive castle, which is one of the best-preserved inWales. It was the birthplace of Henry Tudor, who went on to become King Henry VII.
Pembroke Dock - Prior to 1814, the site was referred to as Paterchurch. Now known for it's historic dockyards (now defunct) and Martello Towers. During the second world war, the Sutherland flying boats were stationed in the dockyards and Cleddau Estuary.
Penally - Just west of Tenby, the heart of the village is its 13th Century church St Nicholas and St Teilo. Teilo was a Christian leader in the 500s and is thought to have been born at Penally.
Saundersfoot - A lively seaside village at the foot of a picturesque wooded valley. Its broad sandy beach and mix of shops and places to eat make it a popular holiday destination. The focus of Saundersfoot is its attractive harbour, largely used by leisure craft, with some fisherman landing their catches too. It’s a great place to relax in the sun and watch the world go by.
St Davids - Britain’s smallest city has to rate as its most attractive. It is village-sized, but with lots of good pubs, restaurants and shops. The biggest attraction is its cathedral with its beautiful backdrop of hills.
St Florence - One of Pembrokshire’s prettiest villages, many of St Florence’s whitewashed stone cottages have distinctive ‘Flemish’ chimneys. Manor House Wildlife Park is just north of the village.
Stackpole - The village pub ‘The Stackpole Inn’ has won awards for its food. Just outside the village are the famous Bosherton Pools, which were created 200 years ago as a backdrop for Stackpole Court– the house itself was demolished in the 1960s.
Solva - Attractive Solva is a sheltered harbour village with a good range of pubs, restaurants and cafes. It’s well worth taking the short walk to the Gribin, an Iron Age fort above the village, for impressive coastal views.
Tenby - South Pembrokeshire’s largest town, offers splendid Victorian and Georgian architecture set within Tudor town walls. It is perched dramatically on a rocky promontory and boasts award winning, white sandy beaches, a picturesque harbour with busy boats ferrying people to the monastery island of Caldey or taking out families for fishing trips, lush Mediterranean-style vegetation and charming narrow streets packed with shops, galleries and restaurants.