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Welcome to St Davids Food and Wine

Our Delicatessen is situated on the High Street in the historic City of St David’s on the beautiful Pembrokeshire West Wales Coast. We provide our customers with the widest variety of food and wine and promote great Welsh produce.

The store is renowned for its freshly filled sandwiches and baguettes but we have so much more inside so it’s always worth a visit whether it is just for a great bottle of local beer or a slice of one of our delicious cheeses. We specialise in promoting Pembrokeshire Produce but we also promote many other Welsh producers from smoked chicken from the excellent Black Mountains Smokery to top notch charcuterie from the award winning Trealy Farm. We also have our very own gin – Jin Sysch Tyddewi (St Davids Dry Gin)

We are very proud of this long established business in the heart of the smallest city in the United Kingdom. We are passionate about quality food and drink and also how shops like ours can support local businesses especially food and drink producers. We always extend a warm welcome to all our visitors so do pop in and say hello and find out what the treasure trove of excellent produce can offer you today. We are also proud of our tradition of providing great value for money. Pop in for the best tasting food and drink around. You won’t be disappointed.

 

Christmas

Christmas is a time to taste the very best so that’s why we add even more gorgeous tasting food and drink to our already gourmet selection.  Treat your taste buds to a magical array of flavours from the very best cheeses available to a range of drinks and snacks to make the festive season special. Hampers are available for you to make up or choose from already prepared ones and you know that you won’t be able to get anything quite like them elsewhere. Drop in and make your Christmas special. We look forward to serving you.

Christmas Hampers

Each year people come back for our bespoke hamper service as it allows for that individual touch and to add things you just can't get elsewhere. We also have ready made packages such as the Pembrokeshire Produce hamper and the Foodie Hamper packed full of those niche items that your Foodie loved one will love. We have hampers starting at around £20 and can deliver in St Davids for free or further afield for a small delivery charge.

Wine, Spirits, Sherries and Ports

At Christmas we all love to try something special to either match our food and just to relax with family and friends. We have an extensive range of wines to suit every palate and price range. To make your Christmas special, choose from a large range of specialty Welsh gins or from the Penderyn range of Whiskies and liqueurs. We have sherries and ports which are excellent to pair with cheeses and an Armagnac to warm up those cold nights. Make those celebrations go with a pop with our multi-award winning champagne from Charles Heidsieck. In fact, our shelves are so bulging with award winning bottles of wine, spirits, sherries and ports it is impossible to list them all.

International Cheeses

It's this time of year when we add to our extensive Welsh cheese selection with some of the tastiest cheeses from further afield. From the excellent Cropwell Bishop Stilton, to the King of Bries Brie de Meaux Rouzaire and the exceptionally creamy Vignotte from France. Pair our cheese from our extensive range of quality wines e.g the Manchego with an Organic Castano Macabeo and you have a match made in heaven. Drop in to taste the wonderful range of cheeses and take home your favourite!

Deli Produce

On our deli we have the best products we can find from all over the UK. Our aim is to provide local produce where possible but when it’s not, we track down the best produce we can.Our produce has to taste great and also look great. Amongst the goodies we have Welsh Charcuterie from Trealy Farm, Smoked Duck and Chicken from Black Mountains Smokery, amazing tasting olives from Olives Et Al, a vast array of Welsh cheeses from the ultra local Caerfai Cheddar and Caerffilli to Snowdonia’s renowned waxed delights,  Brays Pork Pies, Handmade Scotch eggs and many other goodies that really make you realise what good food should taste like.

Our generously filled baguettes and sandwiches are our pride and joy and each and every one is made to order. Our salads, coleslaw, tuna, egg mayo, humous and “Specials” are made freshly daily. Our Extra Specials are just that as we use the finest ingredients such as Free Range Pembrokeshire Pork slow cooked in Welsh cider, Smoked Duck/Chicken, Smoked Salmon (ethically farmed) and during the year we have such delights as locally caught Solva Crab. There’s nothing nicer than biting into a freshly baked baguette that is bursting with flavour from really great ingredients. We also have a large range of other sandwich fillings from Coronation Chicken to local ham and Welsh Cheddar. There’s something for everyone. We also have some delicious vegetarian options.

Fresh Baguettes & Sandwiches

Our generously filled baguettes and sandwiches are our pride and joy and each and every one is made to order. Our staff are there to make up your baguette or your sandwich to your specification. They are made in front of you for a much fresher experience than pre prepared ones. You can really taste the difference and we are rightly proud of them from fresh local Pembrokeshire ham right through to award winning Smoked Duck from the Black Mountain Smokery. Drop in and take in the mouth watering menu. You won't find better.

Welsh Charcuterie

We specialise in promoting Pembrokeshire Produce but we also promote many other Welsh producers from smoked chicken from the excellent Black Mountains Smokery to top notch charcuterie from the award winning Trealy Farm, which includes Monmouthshire air dried ham, a selection of wonderful tasting salamis and their own beautifully smoked bacon. A joy to taste.

Artisan Welsh Cheeses

We have a huge selection of Welsh cheeses from the ultra local Caerfai Cheddar and Caerffilli to Snowdonia’s renowned waxed delights such as the Black Bomber and green Thunder. We have lots of others from Pembrokeshire's Pant Mawr to Carmarthenshire's Teifi Cheeses and Caws Cenarth. Our deli assistants can talk you through our selection and give you tasters so you know exactly what you're buying. We cut to order and no piece is too small. We wrap our cheese in special wax paper designed to keep your cheese fresh when you get it home.

Fruit & Veg

We passionately believe that the best fruit and vegetables are produced organically. Better for you and the planet. Our fruit and veg is sourced mainly from Lampeter and has always been of high quality and seasonal. Of course taste is key to any food and we believe we get the tastiest fruit and veg from all over Wales and beyond from dedicated farmers and producers that care over and above to make their produce free from pesticide use and working with the environment and not against nature.

Watch out for the Soil Association Logo that certifies Organic produce. If it doesn’t have it, it isn’t Organic.

Fruit

We try and source our fruit & veg as locally as possible. If we can get Wales/UK apples we do but of course they are not always in season so we then have to use imported ones. We do not get, for example, strawberries or asparagus out of season and from abroad as we believe they do not taste as good. Why not be patient and wait for the new season to get the very best?

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Remember when a tomato tasted of tomato? Well, from March to November we are lucky to source tomatoes from the Tomato Stall on the Isle of Wight. These are the best tomatoes we have ever tasted bar none. They are mostly on the vine and we usually have the cherry toms and the large vine tomatoes in stock but during the summer we also have the Heirloom varieties and mini plum varieties. Nothing better matched with our organic local salad and why not get some of our homemade coleslaw or organic houmous.

Vegetables

Fruit should not only taste good but you should feel confident that when you bite into your apple, zest your lemon or peel your banana that it is not covered a large amounts of pesticides and herbicides. All our organic fruit and veg oozes flavour and, once tasted, never forgotten.
Most of our fruit and veg is not wrapped in plastic bags and you can take as much or as little as you need to avoid waste.

Wholefoods

Pulses

We have a large selection of tinned and dried pulses, some organic some not. A pulse is an edible seed that grows in a pod. They are high in fibre, minerals and a good source of protein. They consist of lentils, kidney beans, butter beans, split peas, chick peas etc

Grains

Grains are also a good source of fibre and include, to name just a few, wheat, wholegrain rice, quinoa, bulgur wheat, rolled oats, millet and rye.
We have these as stand alone products but we also stock many grain products such as organic pasta, cereals, oatmeal etc

Dried Fruit Nuts and Seeds

An array of dried fruits, nuts and seeds provide excellent opportunity for cooking or just having them as an alternative to sweets!

Wines & Beers

Our beers all come from local breweries. We stock Gwaun Valley, Caffle, Mantle, Tenby Brewing Company and Penlon and each brand has a range of ales from the dark to the lighter side. Penlon and Mantle even have a lager. All the breweries are rightly proud of their beers they produce and we have to agree with them as we believe they are wonderfully tasting too. We also have most of them in gift packs. We also stock a wide range of ciders and perrys such as Gwynt y Ddraig and Pembrokeshire’s own Gethins Cyder but we couldn’t resist adding the organic Dunkertons Perry and the Breakwells Seedling to our offering. Sitting down is advisable when imbibing!

We stock a wide range of wines from all over the world plus a couple of Welsh ones too. The wine is selected carefully so that we are confident that what we sell is really going to please. So if it’s a sparkling Prosecco or a full blooded red do come and peruse our extensive range. We have wines to suit every pocket. Our spirit range is also extensive and we do sell some locally produced gin called Da Mhile gin of which they have a seaweed variety! We have also produced our own gin called Jin Sych Tyddewi (St Davids Gin) We stock a large selection of Penderyn spirits too such as their superb whisky and Brecon gin and Five Vodka.  Do look out for other specialities too such as the British Cassis and our Mead range from the New Quay Honey Farm. (The Heather Mead has been awarded The Golden Fork Award for Wales 2019) Celteg also supply us with a great array of wines and spirits. Come down and check it all out.

Welsh Craft Breweries

All the breweries are rightly proud of their beers they produce and we have to agree with them as we believe they are wonderfully tasting too. We always taste our beers before stocking them and if they're not up to scratch we don't have them in! Simple.

Fine Wine

Our wine section provides you with a huge variety of great quality wines from a humble Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile to high end wines from all over the world. We also stock many Organic and Fairtrade wines as this fits with our whole business ethos. It is really important to us that we stock great quality wines and we are always striving to find new ones as well as providing the old favourites. Whether it's a Premier Cru Chablis or a Chilean Merlot we always go for great taste.

Spirits, Sherries, Ports

Our spirit range is also extensive and we do sell some locally produced gin called Da Mhile gin of which they have a seaweed variety! We also stock an extensive range of Penderyn Whisky plus their Gin, Vodka and Merlyn. Sherries and Ports also feature in our range and include single vineyard (Quinta) varieties to the humble Fino with a Pedro Ximenez thrown in for good measure. Our very own gin stands proudly on the shelf amongst the many Welsh gins we have.

Hampers & Picnics

We are proud of our hamper service which marries flavour with service. Most of our hampers are bespoke and we work with you to make the best choice for the intended recipient. A lot of people love to include local produce and we have lots of lovely local food and drink that people love to receive. Hampers start at around £20 and we can provide large basket hampers too and everything in between. Every Christmas we do a large order (100) for Dragon LNG in Milford Haven  and the feedback is always excellent.

There’s nothing nicer than taking a picnic for your day out in Pembrokeshire. What you really want is a picnic full of goodies to keep everyone happy and satiated the whole day. Come and talk to us about your needs and we can make up a picnic ready for you to collect the next day. What better than freshly made baguettes/sandwiches, lovely pasties, pies, sausage rolls, handmade scotch eggs and an array of wonderful drinks!

Selection of meats

We have a large variety of meats such as Pembrokeshire ham, smoked ham, honey roast ham plus salamis, pancetta, Air-dried ham and chorizo to name but a few.

Pasties and more

We have pasties, samosas, bhajis, and a whole host of other goodies to make your meal complete. The only problem you will have is deciding which to have! We also have the now nicknamed 'Paddington' sausage rolls as the have onion marmalade in them. Simply delicious.

Olives and other sundries

Our olives are the most delicious olives you can buy plus we have houmous, our own coleslaw made fresh daily, our own prawn mayonnaise plus a whole variety of mouth watering delights to tempt your taste buds

Lifestyle

Ever since we took over the business in 2014 we have been heavily focused on how we can make our impact on the environment as little as possible. Initially this was to look at what we could do quickly to improve recycling and waste. We changed the way waste food was disposed of and got a food waste bin from the Council. We also started to recycle as much of the packaging as we could which had previously been going to landfill. At the present time (2019) we recycle most of our plastic (through a locally run recycling scheme), food waste is either recycled or given to charities such as Patch, metal and glass are all recycled and even our oil from our olives is deposited in the relevant oil bank in the local recycling centre.

Recently we replaced all our old fluorescent lighting with LED lighting which will save a huge amount of energy use in the shop.

Deli Pots etc

About four years ago we decided to convert all our plastic deli pots, coffee cups, soup cups, with vegetable starch made pots from company called Vegware. These pots cost more for us to but than traditional plastic pots but we are happy that these can be composted and will break down safely even if they do go to landfill. Our takeaway cutlery is also made from either wood or veg starch.

Refill tubs, sustainable products

We stock a range of refill tubs which can help cut down your bills but also stop the use of single use plastics. These products are "produced from sustainably sourced plant materials and is fully biodegradable. That's great news for the environment, and for delicate skin too. The value-for-money five litre containers are fully recyclable. Best of all, our entire Ecoleaf range is certified animal-cruelty free and carries the Vegan Society logo." We also have Fabric Conditioner, Hand Soap and Laundry Liquid in these sizes. Do ask if you want to purchase larger sizes (20 litre)

Organic Produce

We love to promote Organic produce from whole Chickens to tinned goods. The chickens come from Springfield Poultry Farm and taste sublime. If you think you have tasted chicken before then think again.
We also have Organic wine, spirits, bread and we only sell Organic milk and Fruit & Veg. We believe that Organic farming practices are better for the planet and ultimately better for you. It also tastes better!
We source our Organic products only from certified Organic producers. Always best to check.

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High Street
St Davids
Pembrokeshire
SA62 6SB

01437 721948

info@stdavidsfoodandwine.co.uk

Opening Hours

Summer (School Holidays)
Monday – Saturday. 9.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday. 10.00am – 5.00pm

Rest of Year
December Monday – Saturday. 9.00am – 4.00pm
Next Sunday opening 22/12/2019 and 29/12/2019 10am to 4pm

Deli closes half an hour before main shop

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