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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited here for a one off meal and we weren't disappointed. We had a warm welcome and the service was second to none. A calm sophisticated atmosphere and the food was exquisite, we will definitely be returning!

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff could not do enough. The rooms were well decorated and clean. The only thing that let it down was the lunchtime menu on the Saturday which was not what we had expected but then again it may have been because it was close to Christmas. Would recommend this Hotel.

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Amersham
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful building. Lumpy, uncomfortable mattress. Cold shower in the morning. Hotel's response: 'we forgot to turn on the hot water.' As a result of trying to get hot water, and being late getting ready for work, I missed breakfast. And I never got my shower. Appalling.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I've been to the Great House Hotel, and I was blown away by the seven course tasting menu. Clever cooking with unusual combinations and delicious flavours that I've never come across before. Each course looked like a piece of art, my photos don't do them justice, but more importantly they delivered on flavour. Excellent, polite and attentive service...

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at The Great House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear all your positive feedback, we are glad you enjoyed so thoroughly. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to book an evening meal here for my birthday as I had read good things about their tasting menu on Gourmet Gorro's food blog. We arrived a little earlier than our booking and were asked if we would like to sit in the bar area and have a drink while perusing the menu or go straight to our table....

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Nepal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We preordered Afternoon Tea for a family Birthday, our own private room, large central table, plenty of tea and coffee provided, all the food was freshly prepared and there was a variety of sandwiches and small cakes. Lovely old building, services was good.

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at The Great House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! Everything we serve for Afternoon Tea is freshly made in house so it's fantastic to hear when a customer has enjoyed! We look forward to seeing you again soon

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great afternoon with amazing food. Four of us went for mid Christmas lunch. The service was impeccable, and we were soon sat at our table ready to order. All orders placed and drinks in hand we waited for our starters, they arrived and we were all really happy, this was followed by amazing mains. Half hours later when we...

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at The Great House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear your fantastic comments, we're glad we could make your meal as special as possible! We look forward to seeing you again soon

Neath
Reviewed 19 December 2016

After stumbling across this place we knew we wanted to come here for food around Christmas .Its warm and welcoming we sat by the fire for drinks before the rest of our party arrived .On entering the restaurant we were seated high chair brought and studied the menu which was outstanding on every level .I had turkey beautiful all our...

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear your fantastic comments, we're glad we could make your meal as special as possible! We look forward to seeing you again soon

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Restaurant is upstairs which was not advsed to us when we booked the meal and if I had been in a wheel chair I would not have been able to have used the restaurant and as it was I had great difficuty going up the stairs and the ladies cloakrooms were down stairs but to be fair they did in...

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Having stayed in Bridgend on business several times before and relying on centralised booking system I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the hotel booked by our team (they don't normally get it right). Having travelled for nearly 4 hours and arriving at the hotel, the staff could not do enough for me. Showing me to my room across...

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear your fantastic comments, we're glad we could make your stay as comfortable as possible! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Great House Hotel is a beautiful grade II* listed building originating from around 1550 and is believed to have been a gift from HRH Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester who used it as a hunting lodge. Located in the pretty conservation village of Laleston, it is just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Porthcawl and 25 minutes equidistant between Cardiff and Swansea.A unique blend of historic original features contribute to The Great House's mature, dignified character - the flagstone floors, oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows, stone archways and dovecote in the south wall combine with modern excellent facilities, services and friendliness. Our aim is to make your stay with us relaxing and enjoyable. We want you to unwind and to feel at home here, whether you choose to read a book or dine in at Leicester's our 2 AA rosette restaurant, The Great House offers the perfect location to enjoy a memorable occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great House Hotel

Address: 8 High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Bridgend
Price Range: €90 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Great House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
The Great Hotel
The Great House Hotel Bridgend, Wales
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#3 Business Hotel in Bridgend
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bridgend
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