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The Cambrian Inn

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Solva $$ - $$$ , British,
6 Main Street, Solva SA62 6UU, Wales
+44 1437 721210
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Welsh, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Main Street, Solva SA62 6UU, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cambrian Inn was recommended in the guest-book where we're staying, so we thought we'd give it a go. The menu certainly looked enticing, with a good selection of dishes for meat eaters and vegetarians. My wife and I ordered the Moroccan Nut Roast. Although...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cambrian Inn seems to be the most stylish place to eat in the small harbour village of Solva. There were good choices of food well cooked, though disappointingly little fish as the weather had been rough that day. Proves how fresh their servings are...More

Thank oxfordshocks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed and was expecting more as nice surroundings. But they messed up our starter order, drinks order and also made poor effort when they needed to change a dish from the menu. Staff cleared up around us at end of evening. It was more expensive...More

1  Thank Siân J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in saundersfoot and choose to visit the Cambrian often on our days off. The burgers are unbelievable today I had the lamb burger with pulled shoulder of lamb, chorizo, relish and triple cooked fries wow delicious my have had the tiger prawns 6...More

1  Thank Nickelston
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with friends for lunch on a Wednesday out of season. There were a few tables occupied, which is always a promising. The place had a welcoming feel and a warm atmosphere. There were three of us. Two of us had the Salt and...More

Thank Trys C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somebody has spent alot of money doing this place up and it seems to have paid off. We ate here on 3 evenings this week and the food was very very good on each occasion. Not only that, the waiting staff are efficient and attentive....More

Thank Cobnapint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Cambrian Inn twice this week, once with the family and once as a couple. The good news if you're just interested in the food part of the review, it's very good, no complaints here, typical traditional British pub food, tasted lovely on...More

1  Thank mikeparkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by en route back to our cottage after a day in St Davids, on the strength of the reviews, & weren't disappointed. Managed to bag a table in the nick of time as everything else was booked : this place gets busy! We all...More

1  Thank rockinrox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, although the food is excellent, and our waitress was very nice and doing her best, the wait for food was unacceptable. We booked a table for 6.45 being told that we could only have the table till 8.45. This was fine except that we...More

2  Thank janmercer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waiting staff rushed off their feet - had to wait 20 minutes from ordering drinks - was told that the bar was very busy. Main course came over an hour after arrival - was told that they it was the time of year. I pointed...More

2  Thank GMR_9
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Is it child friendly?
22 June 2017|
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Response from Gary E | Reviewed this property |
Sure, my son has eaten in there with us and we didn't have any problems. Like others have said, it's not got a play area, but is close to some woods, a stream and a local play park - all are across the road, so need adult... More
jeff w
Where's a good place to park for the pub in consideration of the fireworks display tonight?
5 November 2016|
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Response from Soulboy62 | Reviewed this property |
Could park in the car park at the end of the High Street or up the road from the Cambrian I should think
Can I take a well behaved dog into the bar area? Thanks😀
8 June 2016|
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Response from ordinarypunter2015 | Reviewed this property |
As other posters have said, this is more a restaurant than a pub now and I wouldn't take a dog there. Outside on the patio I am sure is OK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Main Street, Solva SA62 6UU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Solva
  • Phone Number: +44 1437 721210
  • E-mail
At The Cambrian Inn you will find the best of both world’s, a welcoming relaxed lounge bar and the simple yet stylish main dining room.The lounge bar with its relaxed atmosphere is the perfect place to enjoy a pre or post dinner drink, or if you are not heading for the main dining room, you can just sit back and relax in one of the comfy chesterfields, enjoy your drink, order some snacks or delve into our wonderful bar menu, available every lunch and evening. With dishes like our Pembrokeshire Wagyu beef burger using the finest meat reared in the county and a selection of fresh fish caught daily by Solva fishermen you can get a true taste of Pembrokeshire.The main dining room, with it’s exposed stonework, original pitch pine beams and contemporary furnishings provides the perfect environment for you and your party to enjoy your selection of dishes and wines that have been carefully put together by the resident Head Chef, Matthew Cox and his team. We like to feel we cater for all, with a wide selection of meat, poultry, fish, game and of course vegetarian dishes using only the best local produce wherever possible. Matthew’s menus reflect his simple yet sophisticated approach, which relies on the quality of the ingredients to speak for themselves.
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