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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

yes we went twice in two days as we wanted to try lunch as well as dinner. there were six first time and 10 second visit. family time was easy here they made you feel welcome . Food! well all chips were fresh cooked and boiling all meals tasted nice no one left anything, does that say it all NO...

Thank suco
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely 2 night stay here spring bank hol weekend. Our room was very clean and attention to detail is apparent. The only downside I would say is the shower with shower curtain (my pet hate I'm afraid) . The breakfast room was really a lovely idea well stocked if there wasn't anything you liked well there's something wrong...

Thank Dee2501
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Went out for a meal with friends who we haven't seen for a while. They chose the restaurant as I am normally too fussy! Food was to a very high standard served quickly as well. I had a rib eye steak and to say I am fussy with my steak would be an understatement. The cut was very good and...

Thank reebs80
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I went here with a couple of friends. I've been a few times and the food is always excellent. The 3 of us had different meals which we all enjoyed immensely . Well worth a visit if you are near. They also do a 2 course lunch time menu for £10. Excellent value .

Thank 180,965
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A Superb venue to meet up with friends for Lunch or an evening meal. I have tried the mushroom rissotto, Sunday dinners and the Steak and could not find fault with anything. Plenty of comfy seating and it also has a small outside seating area which is great in the Summer. The food is served quite quickly by friendly staff...

1Thank JUlesjai
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

my husband and i poped in to the rock on the off chance that they had a table what lovely staff very wellcoming and polite we were seated straight away and once we had ordered our meals arrived soon after very happy with the service and quality of the food thanks very much pat

Thank patriciaD D
Blackwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Went to The Rock for some lunch with my wife and 5 year old son. The atmosphere was fantastic, the service was 2nd to none and the food was delicious. The owner even put the tv on as the rugby had started (asking everyone if they would like it on before doing so) - superb host! My son was extremely...

Thank DaveThomas83
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We have been here a few times the first was lovely but the last twice the food has been a real disappointment my Husband had the soup and it was so hot from being in the microwave it burnt his mouth, the Chicken curry was so watery it was just like soup and the pepper sauce is really bad pepper...

1Thank Tmcleods
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Stunning place very clean, quiet with friendly staff and a really good selection of drinks food is stunning I love they're Sunday dinners will be returning very soon... Found the parking area around the back rather small but there is parking over the other side of main road opposite car sales but keep in mind it is a main road...

Thank wayne c
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went here for Christmas Day dinner,there were 5 of us.fair play as soon as we arrived we were served straight away.the starters arrived,I had pate.well it came on a huge plate with a puny bit of garnish in one corner and in the opposite corner was a absolutely puny piece of mushy pate.there was NO toast or crackers to...

4Thank Debbie H

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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: €78 (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.”
enyapyendys, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we did not stay”
suco, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay so can't review the hotel.”
60gilll, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room above the bar is a bit noisier by ok after about 21:30”
peterhK826JY, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“didn't stay here”
joyce383, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
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