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Llys Glas 37 Orchard Street | Llys Glas, Swansea SA1 5BB, Wales
+44 1792 469787
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this delightful restaurant today as late birthday celebration ( Birthday was on saturday). It was well worth the wait. A superb meal served beautifully with great attention to detail and a very friendly warm greeting that was genuine. It is a restaurant to visit on a regular basis as it is housed in a building of great character and... More 

Thank Howard P
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast and I am so glad I did. I ordered poached eggs on toast with mushrooms and bacon and a large latte. Hubby ordered large breakfast with latte. The food was delicious. A few minutes after my poached eggs arrived the waiter returned with a plate of fresh poached eggs as chef wasn't happy with the first... More 

Thank Erika J
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The cafe is well hidden within the former police station. Service is a bit slow for a lunch time (this is close to my friends place of work), the coffee is very strong. The atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank KE6
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The atmosphere is a little formal, but there's plenty of art to ponder over in this lovely setting. The service is excellent, staff are attentive and friendly. The food is a pricer than other places nearby, but not overly expensive for a special occassion. The food is well cooked, prettily presented and the menu is varied. The menu does change... More 

Thank 566samantha
Swansea, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Visited with about 20 work colleagues for Christmas lunch. Over cooked potatoes, undercooked "pigs in blankets", unpleasantly sweet stuffing heaped on top of the turkey which completely spoiled the taste of the meat, strangest tasting trifle I've ever had. I have eaten here before and the food has been ok- maybe they can't cater for larger parties?

Thank Roselin17
Gwalia_Comms, Manager at Tapestri, responded to this review

Hi Roselin, Apologies that you did not enjoy your Christmas lunch with us, it is a great shame as we have had a large volume of guests this year for Christmas lunch and all have enjoyed, especially the Turkey and the large portions, which they have found excellent value for money at £15.95 for 3 courses. I appreciate that the... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It took them 15minutes to make my deluxe chocolate the staff talk to much and you have a tepid drink. Luckily for us we will not be coming as we have found a friendly cafe down the rd.

Thank MichelleTaff
Gwalia_Comms, Manager at Tapestri, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, many thanks for your review, I would appreciate some further information if possible as we do not have a chocolate deluxe product, are you perhaps confusing us with a different venue? Our Hot chocolate is £1.80 and with the Swansea discount card comes to £1.50 so when compared with other venues for food and drink we are very... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went here on Saturday evening with friends and what a hidden gem this restaurant is. Thought long and hard about placing a review due to the fact that more people will realise about it. The food ordered was from the current Christmas menu, which has a very good selection. We all had different starters which were all perfect, for main... More 

1 Thank jackswan2015
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 830pm on a Friday and very surprised to find that the place wasn't serving food as the chef had been sent home! Maybe lunch is better

1 Thank Jonathan W
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have eaten here in several formal dinners and the food has always been excellent. I went there last week with a few friends and the food was superb. This must be one of Swansea's hidden secrets as the entrance to the rstaurant is not obvious especially in the evening. i would definatly go here again

Thank swanjac
Swansea, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was only a lunch time snack so a better review will be forthcoming when I've tried the Bistro side of the establishment. Saying that it was quite good on the cafe side of things. A very good choice across both meat and veggie options. I had the 'Fish and Chips' which was cod but I'd say an Unidentified Frying... More 

Thank fishonsaturday

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, European, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llys Glas 37 Orchard Street | Llys Glas, Swansea SA1 5BB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 469787

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