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Ristorante Rava

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26 Mary Street, Porthcawl CF36 3YA, Wales
+44 1656 773888
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a find. Excellent tasty food. Friendly efficient service even on an exceptionally busy Saturday night. Reasonably priced and definitely worth a recommendation.

Thank LindaG09
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Warm welcome to this cosy little Italian Restaurant. The food was first class and the staff welcoming and attentive. Range and good Italian wines to chose from made a fantastic Saturday night experience, thank you.

Thank Slot90
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went to Rava's for a family meal on Saturday evening and had pre-booked our meals as we were a party of 11. Starters, main courses and desserts were excellent as were the house red and white wines. Restaurant was full all evening with a very nice atmosphere and all our meals were served together and on time and a great... More 

1 Thank Neil O
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

chunky olives, light and crispy seafood pizza and stunning house red wine, just disappointed there were no banoffee pie left....

1 Thank miss t
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I visited Rava's for a colleague's leaving doo and was very impressed with the quality of food,selection of menue choices and super value. 10 of us ate here and everyone of us had a great meal. You get a fabulous welcome in a cosy setting with really tasty home cooked Italian food. A return visit is definitely on the cards.

1 Thank sharronwareham
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is excellent the atmosphere is lovely and we have been there a few times and haven't been disappointed

1 Thank Marion E
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264 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had a lovely family meal here on Saturday 19th November 2016, we booked in advance as we knew it was popular especially with the early bird menu special offer of 2 courses for £12.95...which was very good and plenty of choices too. The garlic mushroom starter was the biggest portion I have ever had in a restaurant, and the main... More 

1 Thank HelmarkCardiff
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a small and friendly Italian restaurant with a good range of pizze and pasta dishes as well as some meat and fish standards. Booking is advisable as it is justly popular and busy, and the food and atmosphere made this a memorable evening in the night we visited.

Thank Phil J
south wales
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Visited the Ristorante Rava with friends back in July. The quality and the authenticity of the food on offer cannot be faulted. Really friendly service, extensive wine list and first class recommendations on wine choice by waiting staff. A place to visit!

1 Thank cardiffgooner1
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

we visited on a Wednesday evening 2 couples overall everything was ok and very average, the main restaurant was quite cold and I was quite uncomfortable all night, the starters of Garlic Bread with tomatoes and Mozzarella cheese where quite disappoin ting Just a slice of a Ciabatta roll with a little tomato sauce and melted cheese it just tasted... More 

Thank lyndawlly45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Mary Street, Porthcawl CF36 3YA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 773888
Family run restaurant, open to the general public. Early evening specials menu. Small but good wine list. Open from 17;30 - 23:30 daily

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