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The Prince of Wales

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Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
+44 1656 740356
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken pie” (5 reviews)
“cockles” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here, and we loved every bite - I had a pasta dish, Mike had fish and chips. After dinner we had hot apple tart with cream. Very tasty! Then the owner of the place took us to the upstairs...More

1  Thank miss_jl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic lunch here. The pub was busy (which is always a good sign!) and we were warned that there was a 30 minute wait for food. This was suitably plugged with an excellent pint of Worthington (straight from the barrel). My Wife...More

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

sit outside on a really nice evening to enjoy the sunsets with a nice drink and a nice snack or meal

Thank Wayne1art
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Porthcawl and looking for somewhere nice to eat for a good cooked Sunday Lunch, I looked at TripAdvisor and found this place look like the one to try. Very pleased we did the beef was really cooked to perfection and the vegetables tasted...More

Thank Lang4d
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We know the Prince of Wales, and probably visit 2/3 times a year. A fabulous ancient, charismatic pub, worth visiting for the history alone. The food is outstanding, the quantities are daunting, the quality is without par, using largely local ingredients. The staff are helpful,...More

1  Thank peter b
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Always worth stopping at the Prince. If its just for a quick drink or for food the Prince has a great atmosphere with friendly, welcoming staff.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We've eaten before at the Prince but hadn't been for a while but it was worth the wait! Husband ordered fish & chips and I opted for the chicken & mushroom pie with chips. Meals arrived within 20 minutes and they were huge!! At £10.95...More

Thank avidtripper2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Dined there with friends one evening. Good food and well cooked but cramped restaurant area. Toilets clean.

Thank kristinepoole
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely oldie worldy pub.. near to M4 . Idealy located. Very busy on Sunday....only stopped for coffee. Staff v polite.

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 6 August 2017

extremely poor Sunday lunch. Took ages for both starter and main course. Over an hour. (Whole visit took over two hours)- lunch wasn't good. Two overcooked slithers of lamb, hard roast potatoes and tasteless veg. The gravy was thick but not that pleasant and I'd...More

2  Thank Lumpy73
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20 June 2017|
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Response from vonireland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - can't help you there. Most places seem to these days however. Why not give them a call?
14 September 2016|
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
It is a dog friendly pub, any size. We regularly take a bulldog and a newfoundland into the pub but only in the snug (the left as you go in) as long as the dog is happy with other dogs as there are always dogs in there and... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from christoferson | Reviewed this property |
I read that the owner would happily show you various areas of the old pub, suggest that you pop in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 11:00
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12:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ton Kenfig | Bridgend, Kenfig, Porthcawl CF33 4PR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl  >  Kenfig
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 740356
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Set on the edge of the beautiful Kenfig Nature Reserve and on the South Wales Coastal Path this Award winning family run free house is an icon of the Great British Pub. With a good selection of Regional and Local Guest Ales, all bar food is sourced as locally as possible and prepared freshly daily. Two open wood burning fires glow during the winter month, to give a very warm welcome to all travellers. The Pub is a place of special historic interest, showing many pictures of Local Shipwrecks and disasters, upstairs visit the Old Town Hall of the Ancient Norman City of Kenfig as shown on Time Team 2013. Visited by HRH Prince Charles 2013 New Zealand All blacks 2014 and many more
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