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Oakdale
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a family get together here on a Saturday lunch time,we have lived near here for 2 years and had been on about visiting since day one,pity we didn't as we realised what we had been missing out on after our visit,food was lovely,staff were very helpful and welcoming we all agreed that we would be visiting the Rock regularly.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belated Birthday family get together for lunch. Atmosphere was great and welcoming. We were 6 adults, 1 child plus a 7 month in a high chair all sat together with plenty of room. Menu for Sunday Lunch was as tasty as it looked too and enjoyed by all of us. Childs portion had plenty of meat on it plus all...

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Thank LizzieNiks
Blackwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit, but this time just the two of us. Warm an friendly welcome, lovely meal an great atmosphere. Will definitely go back, drinks order taken at the table. Waitresses smartly dressed and always smiling. 10/10

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Thank HFritz2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit. First impressions was good. Warm welcome upon arrival, shown to our table, but was asked by the waitress to order our own drinks at the bar. The waitress took our order, which arrived promptly. I had salmon which was slightly over cooked,hubby had sea bass which he said was "spot on" Overall, a nice pleasant atmosphere and...

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Thank Debs M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for a special birthday and we weren't even sat at the same table! The food was way over priced and flavourless. The meat was dry, the veg was cold and the gravy was incipid. As OAPs, it was too expensive to have a starter or a dessert.

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Thank enyapyendys
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Loved it, went for my birthday last September. My dad and his mate are regulars there anyway and said it was a good place. Super warm welcome, the pub has a nice atmosphere and cosy feel. Had the battered fish and some chips. Well, the chips are just out of this world amazing, the landlord was super friendly and there...

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Thank Lydia106
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the rock last week and what a amazing place. Staff, first class, food, first class, drink, first class all in all first class. We didn't book but they fitted us in, the table next to us was going on about how great their food was, so we decided to have a meal instead of just a drink. Staff was...

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1Thank phil b
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went down The Rock this Saturday stunning food as per usual. Five of us went 2 had gammon , one steak and Guinness pie, 1 corned beef pie and one curry. The home made chips are incredible the best chips for miles around. Well worth going for a Saturday afternoon lunch

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Thank 180,965
Blackwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest places around. Been coming here for over ten years and I have to say Paul and Jen keep this place in A1 condition. Food quality and service is excellent. Three real ale beers - Fuller's London Pride, Greene King Abbot and Sharps Doombar served on draft, all very high quality.

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1Thank Mrmasterreview
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Wow! Have no idea where the landlord learned customer service skills! The staff couldn't have been more miserable, unhelpful, disinterested or unfriendly if they had tried! Called the Rock, so true, getting customer care is like getting blood out of a stone! Avoid this establishment, spend your money elsewhere!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts Paul and Jennifer Taylor extend a warm welcome to you here at The Rock. The former winners of the Enterprise Inns National Pub of the year competition have put their plans to emigrate down-under on hold. Having taken on the tenancy of The Rock in July, they have completely refurbished the entire hostelry throughout. We offer an elegant, well stocked bar, choice of real ales, interesting selection of wines and some old fashioned soft drinks which all catch the eye as you approach. The menu is comprehensive, predominantly fresh food based, catering for both those on the move lunchtimes, as well as those who prefer to linger. Our specials are innovative and changed regularly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rock

Address: Tredegar Road, Blackwood NP12 1DD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Caerphilly County > Blackwood
Price Range: €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rock 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I highly recommend to avoid this place. The customer is never right and there are very offensive sig behind the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles enyapyendys, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles suco, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay so can't review the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 60gilll, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room above the bar is a bit noisier by ok after about 21:30”
 of 5 bubbles peterhK826JY, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“didn't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles joyce383, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
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