by Hannah Craven
Food & Drink
There are plenty of places to eat in Tenby, but which restaurants and cafes are a cut above the rest? We’ve set out to find the best Tenby restaurants.
From the beautifully presented dishes of Plantagenet House to the inviting atmosphere of The Baytree, each restaurant offers something a little different here. If you’re planning a visit and already thinking about where to enjoy a tasty lunch or dinner, then we’re here to help! We’ve put together a useful guide to the best Tenby restaurants.
Here are our favourite locations to grab a bite to eat in this popular coastal town…
A friendly restaurant that has had quite a few famous patrons over the years, Plantagenet House serves up an ever-changing menu of locally sourced dishes. From Welsh lamb steak to slow-cooked belly pork, carnivores of the group will have no issues finding a delicious meal. If you’d prefer something plant-based, vegetarian dishes include vegan za’atar roasted carrot and Thai green coconut curry.
Address: 1 Quay Hill, Tenby SA70 7BX
Phone number: 01834 842350
The Hope & Anchor is a nautical-themed pub with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Serving an array of meat and fish dishes, you’ll find everything from lobster thermidor to local beef burgers. Real ale fans won’t be disappointed either. There’s always a couple of locally-brewed ales on tap, so be sure to ask what the specials are!
Address: St Julian’s St, Tenby SA70 7AX
Phone number: 01834 842131
Cuisine: Globally-inspired street food
©Sandbar & Cwlbox
A firm favourite among locals and tourists alike, Sandbar & Cwlbox first opened in 2016 and has been a hotspot ever since. Offering up delicious beach food as well as plenty of imaginative vegan and vegetarian options, there’s something for everyone to tuck into here. Some of their most popular dishes include bang bang prawns, fish finger buns, and popcorn cockles.
Address: The Mews, Upper Frog St, Tenby SA70 7JD
Phone number: 01834 844068
Billycan is a stylish bar and restaurant, set within the heart of Tenby. This classy eatery offers a relaxed environment and an extensive menu to suit all tastes. It’s also popular for its wide range of drinks, too. From craft ales and lagers to world wines and unique gins, it’s a great place to grab a few drinks before heading back to your cottage.
Address: Lower Frog St, Tenby SA70 7HS
Phone number: 01834 842172
For traditional pasta and pizza dishes, look no further than Florentino’s. Set within a beautiful Grade II Listed building, this authentic Italian restaurant has all the classics you’d expect to find – from calzones and pizzas to risottos and fresh fish dishes. The chefs are highly experienced and have worked in restaurants across the world, so you can always expect quality when you dine here.
Address: 1-2, St Julian’s St, Tenby SA70 7AY
Phone number: 01834 844100
©The Blue Ball
If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy an evening meal, The Blue Ball is well worth checking out. This rustic and welcoming restaurant offers a variety of dishes including locally sourced seafood, meat, and vegetarian dishes. It’s also a great place to try out some Welsh ales – Blodwen’s, OSB, and Cwrw Idris are all sold here (among many others).
Address: 10 Upper Frog St, Tenby SA70 7JD
Phone number: 01834 843038
Set within the centre of town, The Baytree serves up an excellent choice of seafood delights. From crispy bass fillet to fresh mussels tossed in a garlic and white wine sauce, the menu alone is enough to make your mouth water. The owner and the head chef are passionate about using Pembrokeshire produce, so you can always expect the freshest of ingredients to be used. Prefer meat dishes? All of the beef used in the restaurant comes straight from local Pembrokeshire farms.
Address: Tudor Square, Tenby SA70 7AJ
Phone number: 01834 843516
©Top Joe’s Tenby
Offering both indoor dining and takeaway service, Top Joe’s Tenby serves up hand-made pizzas with a big choice of toppings. Cooked in their very own wood-fired Neapolitan pizza oven, you can choose from a range of seafood, meat, and vegetarian pizzas. They also serve a small choice of delicious Italian desserts, including cannoli Sicilliani and affogato.
Address: Upper Frog St, Tenby SA70 7JD
Phone number: 01834 218089
The Stables Restaurant was once a former coaching inn that has now been transformed into a classy, yet relaxed eatery. Offering an array of fine wines, quality beers, and delicious dishes, it’s a great place for a date night or even just a family meal out. The fish and seafood choices here are incredibly extensive; lobster, bass, hake, salmon, and skate are just some of the options you’ll have!
Address: S Parade, Tenby SA70 7DG
Phone number: 01834 843318
Craving a juicy burger or perhaps need a break from all the local seafood? Indie Burger has you covered. This popular hamburger restaurant serves up an indulgent variety of burgers. From the barbecue flavours of ‘The Pitmaster’ to the bacon laden tower of ‘The Tennessee’, each burger has been inspired by classic American ingredients. Savoury waffles are also on the menu too, topped with southern-fried chicken, bacon, and Canadian maple syrup.
Address: 17 Upper Frog St, Tenby SA70 7JD
Phone number: 01834 843315
Experience a taste of Greece from the shores of Tenby at Mykonos. With a big menu serving up traditional Greek dishes, you’re bound to find something you love. Starters include stuffed vine leaves and grilled halloumi, among many others. For your main, tuck into a hearty mousaka or enjoy the rich flavours of kleftiko – a slow-cooked lamb dish with fragrant spices.
Address: Lower Frog St, Tenby SA70 7HZ
Phone number: 01834 843355
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