Where to Find the Best Comfort Food in Newport

For clients or loved ones you may care for, finding the right place to enjoy a meal that’s not just nourishing but also reminiscent of the warmth of home is essential. In this blog, we’ve handpicked some of the best local spots where the food is not just a dish served but an experience shared.

From traditional bakeries serving up freshly baked bread to quaint cafes with riverside views, join us as we explore the top places to indulge in the best comfort food Newport has to offer this season with your older loved ones.

Marenghi’s  Restaurant: A Slice of Italy in Newport


Indulge in the charm of Italy right in Newport at Marenghi’s Restaurant on Chepstow Road, where the essence of authentic Italian cuisine awaits. This inviting establishment, renowned for its cosy ambience, beckons you to experience pasta dishes that are not only silky and bursting with flavour but also cater to diverse dietary needs, including exceptional gluten-free options. The friendly service extends to accommodating special diet requirements for your older loved ones, ensuring a delightful and stress-free dining experience. In addition to the delectable offerings, Marenghi’s provides ample outdoor seating at the back, making it an ideal gathering spot, especially during the warmer months. The restaurant’s mobility-friendly features make it a culinary haven and a suitable choice for your older loved ones to enjoy a taste of Italy with comfort and ease. Consider Marenghi’s Restaurant not just as a dining destination but as a home away from home, perfectly complemented by the compassionate companionship care and personal care services from Home Instead Newport.

The Village, Bakery and Cafe: A Sweet Retreat with Home Instead Companionship Care



Nestled in the locale of Caerleon, The Village Bakery and Cafe beckons with its charming ambience and an array of irresistible offerings, including delectable cakes, pastries, and artisan bread with a special focus on vegan and vegetarian options catering to your older loved ones’ preferences.

As you sip on a cup of coffee or indulge in their renowned hot Chicken and Leek pasties, consider bringing your older loved ones for a delightful day out. The welcoming atmosphere and tasty treats make it an ideal spot for quality time together. The restaurant also boasts inviting outdoor seating, providing a cosy ambience for you and your older family to relish the fresh air and each other’s company. It also has a wheelchair accessible entrance and parking lot. If youcr elderly family members require assistance or companionship, Home Instead companionship care and personal care services are readily available to lend a helping hand. The Village Bakery and Cafe takes pride in offering the best sourdough in town, a wholesome choice known for its benefits to gut health, and particularly beneficial for older loved ones. 

Horton’s Lounge: Riverside Relaxation


Situated with a serene view of the tranquil River Usk, Horton’s Lounge is the ideal haven for relaxation. The Angus burger stands out as a must-try, and the cafe’s dog-friendly approach ensures that your furry friend can share in the enjoyment. Adding to the appeal, Horton’s Lounge caters to a diverse range of tastes, including older individuals, with a menu featuring nourishing soups, crisp salads, and a variety of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. The restaurant takes pride in providing a welcoming atmosphere, complete with wheelchair-accessible entrances, seating, and restrooms, ensuring a comfortable experience for all patrons, especially older individuals. 

Wrens: Newport’s Bakery Delight


For those who appreciate the artistry of traditional baking, Wrens on Caerleon Road stands as a cherished haven of baked delights, making it an ideal spot for many of our clients, especially older individuals. Step into Wrens, and you’ll discover a treasure trove of freshly baked goods, from artisan bread that can be sliced to your liking to a diverse selection of pastries and cakes. Their pastries are heralded as some of the best in Newport and they also have wheelchair-accessible entrances. Whether you’re seeking a morning pick-me-up, light bite sandwiches or an afternoon indulgence with your older loved ones, Wrens invites you to experience the joy of traditional baking in a setting that resonates with Newport’s rich heritage. 

The Greyhound Inn: A Go-To for Sunday Lunch

For a delightful Sunday lunch experience, look no further than The Greyhound Inn. With ample parking, it’s a convenient choice for families, ensuring an easy visit. The Sunday lunch menu boasts a selection of delectable roasts, each accompanied by a generous serving of vegetables and classic sides. For those with a sweet tooth, The Greyhound Inn presents an array of irresistible desserts and cakes, elegantly topped with fresh cream or custard. Catering to diverse palates, including older individuals, The Greyhound Inn goes the extra mile by offering light-bite baguettes and sandwiches, and vegan and gluten-free options. The restaurant prides itself on being mobility-friendly, ensuring a comfortable experience for older people. The cosy atmosphere further enhances the dining experience, creating the perfect setting for a relaxed and enjoyable time with family and friends. With Home Instead personal and companionship care services available, you can elevate the experience for your older family members. 

Home Instead Newport

It’s evident that these establishments are not merely places to dine; they are places of warmth, community, and culinary delight with your older loved ones. These handpicked venues provide not only delectable dishes but also a sense of belonging. At Home Instead Newport, we understand the importance of such moments and how they contribute to the overall well-being of our clients. Experience the joy of shared moments with our personal care and companionship care services. Let us be a part of your loved one’s journey, providing not just personal care but genuine companionship that enriches daily life. Connect with us today to explore how we can make every moment special.