Pembrokeshire is the place to sample all aspects of the coast. From wild swimming to boat trips and walking the coast path, there is so much to being this close to the sea. The best way to round off a day of adventures is to sit down to a meal of ocean fayre, in whatever way makes you happy. Here are some top places to try local seafood in and around St Davids.
Whether you’ve planned a big family BBQ back at your holiday cottage, or a romantic picnic on the beach for two, you’ll want to pay Mrs Will the Fish a visit! Her seafood platters are famous locally, and are absolutely delicious as well as being very Instagrammable!
Nestled by the harbour in Lower Solva, 35 Main Street serves up tasty, delicate specials that showcase the best of local seafood alongside their delicious fish and chips. Enjoy in the cosy dining area, out on the terrace or take away to the beach!
Out on the edge of the St Davids Peninsula, The Courtyard at Pencarnan has a friendly, relaxed vibe, a bar serving alternative craft beers and, of course, a pizza oven churning out wood-fired delights! They are included on their list for their ‘Fishy Pizza’, featuring local Solva Crab with prawns and mussels. Well worth a try on their terrace with views of Whitesands Bay.
The Shed sits on the harbour wall in the tiny fishing village of Porthgain, and is a must-visit on a holiday to Pembrokeshire. There’s so much more than standard cod and chips! We recommend walking from Aberieddy, and eating fish and chips on the harbour wall watching the sunset. If you fancy a more sophisticated evening, their seafood menu includes some incredible, more refined dishes that you’re sure to love. For more of a deep dive into why we adore this place, head here!
This gem on the High Street in St Davids showcases the best ingredients that our coast has to offer in a myriad of different ways. From cocktails shaken with foraged ingredients to cakes made with local fruit and vegetables, a meal or afternoon snack here is a journey around the Peninsula. Their menu changes almost daily, depending on what has been on offer locally, and their seafood specials are simply spectacular!
… or Catch Your Own!
And, of course, there’s always the option of catching your own supper! Head here for the best fishing trips in Pembrokeshire.