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New look Fendrod honours loyal team member after 29 years of service

Joe Gear Cuts The Ribbon at The Fendrod

The Fendrod, Llansamlet, has honoured its longest serving team member, Joe Gear, after the pub reopened as a new Sizzling Pub & Grill on Friday 22nd March 2019, following an extensive remodel.

The Fendrod – Exterior

The Llansamlet Pub & Grill celebrated its reopening by inviting Joe, who is in her 29th year of service, to officially reopen the new look pub- making her the guest of honour at a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

Located on Fendrod Way, the refreshed Fendrod Pub resumed serving guests after an extensive two-week refurbishment. Following a significant investment, four new jobs have been created for the local area.

The Fendrod – Interior

Speaking about reopening Fendrod, Joe, said: “I’m thrilled to have been given the honour of officially reopening the Fendrod and, having worked at the pub for 29 years, it’s so exciting to see Fendrod beginning this new chapter.”

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Commenting on the pub’s new look, General Manager, Ryan Hall, said: “We’re so pleased at how brilliant the Fendrod looks following the refurbishment, and we were thrilled to have Joe cut the ceremonial ribbon for us.

“Joe has worked at the Fendrod for an incredible 29 years, making her our longest standing team member!

“Bringing the new look Sizzling Pub & Grill to Llansamlet is really exciting for the whole team. At Sizzling Pub & Grill, we want to offer good food and good value for all our guests, and we’re thrilled to be providing the area with a new dining destination that does that in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.


“The pub looks fantastic following its refurbishment and we can’t wait to welcome back all our regulars and the people of the Swansea to see what the new look Fendrod is all about.”