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Great place to visit

Peaceful and beautiful location. Great views, wonderful circular walk around the reservoir. Water... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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Wonderful place to visit but cafe not worthy

We have visited many times but sadly now giving cafe a miss. Tea served in mug with tea bag... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Pat S
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Pontypool | Llandegfedd Reservoir, Coed-Y-Paen NP4 0SY, Wales
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All reviewswater sportsafternoon teapaddle boardingcakeswell worth a visitwarm sconesenjoy the scenerystaff were very helpfulexcellent cafepeace and quietlovely placebeansample parkingout of seasongreat family daycafe restauranttoast
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Peaceful and beautiful location. Great views, wonderful circular walk around the reservoir. Water sports facilities outstanding, paddle boarding, wind surfing, kayaking all available to hire with tuition. Sailing venue excellent. Great place for a day with the family. Cafe serves local produce, good food, friendly...More

2  Thank carolynsw2017
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have visited many times but sadly now giving cafe a miss. Tea served in mug with tea bag floating in it, rock hard scones, doorstop type sandwiches, soup served with white sliced bread, not very helpful friendly staff and it goes on. Such a...More

2  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely picturesque venue, beautiful food which is totally marred by the attitudes of the restaurant staff. I have visited on numerous occasions for weekend breakfasts and have felt this air of ignorance each time its like they are doing you a huge favour by serving...More

6  Thank Beth G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Well worth the money for four active boys under age of 10 The instructors were excellent and ensured safety for all. Inspiring place for everyone. Reservoir was spectacular and awe inspiring views . Walks for everyone and an excellent cafe. Will definitely visit again soon....More

Thank EmmaM5642
Reviewed 29 July 2018

With our daughter and grandchildren we visited Llandegfedd today following many weeks of sunshine, today it has rained quite heavily so we went to check how the level of water has been affected. We were surprised how large the reservoir is and the many facilities...More

1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited the facility a couple of times the latest with my 2 year old grandson in tow. There is good parking on 3 levels but members only down by the reservoir. We stopped for breakfast and the food was tasty, freshly cooked and plentiful, the...More

1  Thank Neil P
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Called in for lunch, great food with a super view of the reservoir. The cafe was very busy however the food arrived quickly and the staff seemed very efficient and friendly. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Secreteater01
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Agree with other reviews regarding the trail and especially the route that takes you passed the new build property to the north of the reservoir. Low barbed wire that can easily cause injury and some of the trail is very overgrown. The barbed wire is...More

Thank saraha36wales
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Fab scenery and facilities visited yesterday had to queue 15 mins in cafe lots staff around but only one girl seemed to be serving food drinks and till. Coffee lovely but scones disgusting hard and inedible should have complained but did not want to queue...More

3  Thank AnnNewport
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My husband, myself and our dog visited yesterday. Managed to do the whole walk around in spite of the very hot weather... Was very dismayed to see that on the part of the walk that borders a new property at the far end of the...More

2  Thank MichaelaLearner
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2 June 2016|
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Response from ponty2 | Reviewed this property |
as previous answer, well worth taking your dog, lovely walks and as stated can sit outside with plenty of space, lovely place to visit