Places to eat

Things to do in Newport | Places to eat

When it comes to eating out in Newport, you definitely won’t be short on options. If you’re after Welsh rarebit, homemade seaside ice creams or some of the best curries in Britain, you’ve come to the right place.


We’ve rounded up the 12 of the best bistros and eateries in the city in our dedicated Newport restaurants page. Give it a read to find out where you should be eating!

Ristorante Vittorio


If you’re a coffee fan, you’ll find plenty of high-quality caffeine hits dotted around the city. The Rogue Fox Coffee House is one of the leading independent coffee shops and is situated slightly out of the city towards the Civic Centre, just a few minute’s walk from our newly opened Newport City Centre hotel. Home to some of the best flat whites, they also serve a mean selection of cakes and - in a nod to local artists that we fully endorse - have a range of local artworks on the walls, which are available for purchase.

Opened in 2016 on Millennium Plaza overlooking the River Usk, Horton’s Coffee House is a step above its Canadian namesake. Another impressive independent outlet, they serve up a wide range of fairtrade coffee, as well as wine, coffee and spirits. Make sure to leave room for one of their American-style pancakes or their gluten-free carrot cake.

The Secret Garden Café deserves to be shared with everyone, thanks to its fantastic food and service. Fully licensed, they dish up everything from vegetarian breakfasts to handmade burgers and are located just a few streets away from Friars Walk and Kingsway Shopping Centre, making them the perfect pre- or post-retail stop.

Easily the most quirky and eccentric of the cafés in Newport, if you take a table at the Sea Wall Tea Rooms, you could find yourself in the gazebo, on the terrace or, erm, in the garage. Located near the Goldcliff seawall, a few miles to the south of Newport, the tea rooms are in a converted private house and have made full use of the space, from comfy sofas in the garage to picnic benches in the courtyard. The teas and coffees are first class, and there are few better places for an ice cream and a bracing sea walk on a sunny day.

The Rogue Fox

The Rogue Fox

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Newport is the ideal place for a city break. You can explore the city centre and its Roman ruins, or visit the surrounding countryside, with the picturesque Wye Valley, the Forest of Dean, and the Brecon Beacons right on your doorstep. Newport is also the gateway to the castles of the Welsh Marches, and the golfing capital of Wales. Whichever reason you have for visiting, our hotels in Newport are perfect for exploring the city and its nearby attractions.