The Britannia Inn - Llanmadoc - has newly renovated restaurant serving fresh local produce - excellent chef www.britanniainngower.co.uk Tel: 01792 386624 - 2-3 mins walk from the cottage. Great food, and nice sunday lunch, but real quality cuisine such as local sea bass and often offering Gower lamb and welsh black beef.
Fairyhill Country House and Restaurant - (Tony Blair stayed here in 2004 during visit to Wales): 5 STAR (formal restaurant) excellent cuisine, said to be Swansea Bay's finest restaurant - and only 3-4 mins drive at Burry Green - conveniently very close indeed to Llanmadoc. Tel: 01792 390139 http://www.fairyhill.net/ Excellent brandy lounge - an excellent "special occasion" place - nearest thing in our part of Wales to Michelin Standard: please dress appropriately. Take a full wallet. Well worth it. Best value is lunch where you can enjoy the gardens too especially on a good weather day in summer.
"The Welcome to Town" Bistro (Cosy yet formal restaurant) - located in nearby Llarhidian, around 6 mins drive from the cottage, this is a quaint little restaurant with good ales and wines in an intimate historic setting opposite the whipping post on Llanrhidian Green. www.thewelcometowtown.co.uk Tel: 390015
Maes Yr Haf - new and top quality restaurant at Parkmill, South Gower, near Three Cliffs Bay. www.maes-yr-haf.com Tel: 01792 371000 - takes around 20 mins by car (approx 7 miles away from the cottage, via Reynoldston).
The King Arthur Hotel - Approx. 5-6 minutes drive from the cottage at Reynoldston, passing Fairyhill on the way via Burry Green. A country Inn and restaurant catering for a variety of tastes and formailities from specials board to Sunday Lunch and a la carte. Excellent fish and roasts on specials board. http://www.kingarthurhotel.co.uk/location.htm Tel: 01792 390775
The Beaufort Arms in Kittle, near Pennard: A nice cosy pub with good food. 15 mins drive from the cottage.
Eddies: Hill End Caravan Park, Llangennith: Great for a full Welsh Breakfast. 5 mins drive from the cottage.
Fish and Chips:
The choices are Our Village: Hake in lager batter and chips in The Britannia - can't be beaten;
Penclawdd: Gower Sole:- An Excellent Fish n Chip Shop, probably the best in Gower, offering a variety of freshly cooked fish options (All in batter some cooked by other methods fried/steamed/poached - to include Cod, Whiting, Bass, Hake, Haddock, Mullet, Local Flounder, Plaice, Skate, Red Mullet, Pollack, Sea Bream, and Salmon, with freshly cooked chips. Also try their home made chicken nuggets (not like the rubbish you usually get), and curry sauce.
The King Arthur - at Reynoldston (see above) serves a great Cod (or sometimes Hoki / Haddock / Hake) with home made chips - really excellent. Beer Battered Cod/Hake - or Cajun Hake also tasty.
Llanrhidian: Nearest 'proper' chippy is - Llanrhidian Caravan Park - Open most evenings summer and winter. 7-8 mins drive. via Llandimore, and Oldwalls, Llanrhidian towards Crofty. Port Eynon (two located there, Easter onwards until end September) - both very good - 10-12 mins drive via Burry. Sit in to eat with a cup of tea.
Scurlage: Via Burry Green Llandewi :CHIPS AHOY: Newly opened and a good way to end a visit to Rhossili Village: traditional fish chips, chicken quarter n chips etc.
Gorseinon: if you fancy a 25 mins drive - the Roma Fish Bar or the ROMA 2000 Fish Bar in Gorseinon is excellent
Mumbles:Covelli's in Newton Road or Yallop's on the Seafront in Mumbles. Both famous and very good. Also Johnny's Chippy down the side street (Opposite Newton Packed Meals Chinese takeaway just behind Covellis). Also very good for a chinese takeaway.
Take away - best bet is The King Balti in Gowerton but it is a 20 mins drive. The other Curry House in Gowerton is not bad either eat in or take away. There is also an indian restaurant in Penclawdd - as yet untried. La Ouila on Mumbles Front is a great eat in venue as is Chutneys in Newton Rd., Mumbles. and Mumbai Spice, next to the Woodmans at Blackpill, near Mumbles, Swansea.
Chinese sit in
The China Sea Garden in Penclawdd is the best sit in chinese restaurant in Gower. (Its also the only one!) Website: www.seagarden.food-passion.co.uk Tel: 01792 872886
Gowerton: Sterry Road - Very good chinese takeaway only. Also opposite KING BALTI Indian take away.
Mumbles:Newton Packed Meals Chinese takeaway, Newton Road, Mumbles.
FURTHER AFIELD OUTSIDE GOWER
These are the best of the pick from Gower restaurants, and if you want to go slightly further afield into Mumbles and Swansea the following other suggestions are all worth a visit: