6 Great Senior Lunch Spots in Penarth & Barry

Lunchtime can be a great time of day to get out in Penarth, Barry and The Vale with your elderly loved one or friend, for a nice treat.

Not being able to get out and about much over the last two years has really affected our elderly population. For some going out for a lunchtime treat would have been a highlight of their day. Social interaction is a factor in our mental wellbeing and to maintain connected to others.

To help you get out and about with your elderly loved one or friend, why not make a stop at one of these tempting lunch locations. We are sure that you will find a delicious meal awaiting you.

1. Ego

Close to Cosmeston Lakes in Penarth, you will find Ego at The Schooner Inn. From Monday to Friday until 4pm you can enjoy a range of lunch options to provide a bite to eat with family or friends. Ego has a Mediterranean style menu with some of the classical dishes you’re used to seeing.

On Saturday lunch is served until 3pm with a slightly different menu to the weekdays. On Sundays you will be able to have their delicious Sunday Roasts all day.

2. The Captains’ Wife

In Penarth you will also find The Captain’s Wife. This was originally Sully House, a house owned by a captain. This country pub oozes rural charm and rustic character with a picturesque surrounding.

Open from 12:00pm on the weekdays and 9:00am on weekends with plenty of choices for a spot of lunch.

3. Refresh Lakeside Café

Refresh Lakeside Café in based in Penarth. Opening every day from 9:30am you can enjoy a tasty lunch treat or even an ice cream! This place has a great view as well as being reasonably priced.

4. Fountains Tea Rooms

In the heart of Barry is Fountains Tea Rooms. A traditional and authentic tearoom with a friendly welcoming environment. Barry is known for its seaside resorts, hit TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, as well as its heritage as the largest exporter of coal in the world.

There are a few shallow stairs into the tearoom which overlooks the town square. Plenty of freshly made sandwiches and cakes to choose from.

5. Norwegian Church

Down Cardiff Bay is the Norwegian Church which have their Norsk Café. This café is a firm favourite, with many of our clients choosing this as their lunch spot of choice. Many of the dishes are inspired by the Norwegian cuisine and they have an attractive selection of pastries, appetisers, brunch, teas, and coffees.

They are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am till 18:00pm. While you eat you can also enjoy the views across the Bay towards Penarth in one direction and the Senedd in the other.

6. Pugh’s Garden Centre

You will find 2 x Pugh’s Garden Centres. In Wenvoe you will find The Orange Tree Restaurant open Monday to Saturday for lunch. Food is freshly prepared and local Welsh produce is sourced where possible. Plenty of indoor seating is available, along with a real log fireplace and they also have undercover outdoor seating too.

This place is must, to visit on the lead up to Christmas with their festive menu. For the other restaurant check out our Lunch Spots in Cardiff.

They are plenty of places to choose from in Penarth, Sully and Barry, we just can’t name them all! Going out for lunch with your elderly loved one will help to provide companionship, conversation, reliving memories and creating new ones together. Why not start exploring some on our list to find hidden gems of your own?

Would Supported Living be something ideal for your elderly relatives? Find out more about elderly home care in Penarth and Barry from Home Instead from our local team now.