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The Fig Tree

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The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
+44 29 2070 2512
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to the fig tree a couple of times for lunch and never had a bad experience. The staff are lovely and food is always nice. Great place to visit if you fancy a walk along the pier etc

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent New Year's Eve at The Fig Tree in 2013 and had an amazing evening with some excellent food but unfortunately circumstances have meant that we haven't been able to go back since. However, I'm pleased to say that we were able to return for NYE 2016. Not wanting to miss out, we made our reservation earlier in the... More 

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1 Thank Paul B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're vegan or vegetarian and have had mixed experiences or Sunday lunches elsewhere in Penarth, then check out the Fig Tree. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank John D
south wales
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148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ten of us booked for a Christmas lunch at The Fig Tree as its a venue we all like. Excellent service, friendly staff and good food as always. Christmas menus are always more limited than the usual menu but at £22.95 for a 3 course meal it was very good value. The beetroot arancini with horseradish starters were delicious and... More 

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1 Thank cezmund
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking to book a table for 6 at the Fig Tree a little while ago but was put off by the negative reviews which judging by my experience today was a huge mistake. All I can say re the negative reviews is that you must be either very very picky, unlucky or just take pleasure in potentially damaging... More 

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Cardiff
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228 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met up with family members for our annual Xmas lunch on Sunday 18th December 2016 at the Fig tree, having never been here before, we were pleasantly surprised how lovely the building is, the decor is modern and fresh, with art available to purchase on the walls. The staff are all very accommodating and efficient. We all had a variety... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family were taking a walk along Penarth seafront and as it was my birthday we decided to eat out - The Fig tree is such a fantastic setting and venue we decided to book a table - The food was excellent as was the wine and I have no problem recommending this restaurant for anyone looking for quality and... More 

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1 Thank Jonathan S
Penarth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a delightful lunch at the Fig Tree Penarth on Sunday. We had great service for the only male water, made us feel very welcome indeed. Food was very good hot, tasty and good portions. The fish that I had was well cooked could have done with at little more seasoning in the crushed potatoes. But that was a... More 

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1 Thank Carol H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

A quiet spot overlooking the front, had a lovely seafood linguine and a delicious glass of Cloudy Bay watching the world go by. The service was excellent and I did not feel odd sitting there on the balcony on my own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Have walked past many times. Warm and welcoming inside. Nice choice of menu for Sunday Lunch. Comfortable venue with a great view.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Cuisine
British, Welsh, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Penarth CF64 3AU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2070 2512
Description
Award Winning Independent Restaurant, Owner Managed, Affordable Fresh Food. Everything prepared and cooked on site. Local free Range & Organic Meat, Fresh Sustainable Wild Fish, Local Seasonal vegetables. Great Views, Relaxed Atmosphere, Friendly Staff. All in this wonderful Victorian former beach shelter & life boat station.We welcome those with special dietary requirementsGold winner of Wales True Taste Best Restaurant in Wales 2012/13We look forward to seeing you at The Fig Tree. Mike & Sandie

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?