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Caradogs Restaurant

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Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
+44 1685 813433
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I write a review for a place where I haven't had a chance to actually taste the food. But I am so disappointed by the circumstances that I had to submit some comments. The place advertises food all day and afternoon tea. We arrived around 15:30 for tea but were told we'd have to wait... More 

Thank danielb79
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food was really nice, if a little expensive and not many choices. But the quality was superb. The breakfast was really nice. Although lacking yogurt. A malt Easter bunny was a lovely touch.

Thank Tracey O
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cant fault food or decor though some things on the menu werent available, staff friendly and food was great.

Thank Adrian O
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We visited the Penderyn Distillery and asked if there was anywhere for lunch nearby. We were directed to the Ty Newydd Hotel which has this restaurant in it . The food was very good indeed and the bill was less than I expected.

Thank ajay600
Durham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

food was piping hot, good choices and alternatives like boiled potatoes were not a problem, pleasant decor too

Thank fionadavidc
Dereham, England, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We were staying at Ty Newydd Country Hotel and this was the hotel's restaurant. Very clean and modern. Staff were excellent both at breakfast and dinner. Good range of food and wines well priced.

Thank Keith S
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have visited this restaurant 3 times during the past year, and on each occasion it has left me feeling rather dissatisfied on a number of levels:- the menu is not competitively priced, elements from a shared starter were missing and the seasoning of the main course (particularly the sauce) were 'off '. One of the visits was for afternoon... More 

1 Thank Anne C
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here as it was the restaurant at the hotel, food was great local produce and they tried to ensure that they managed table bookings to allow maximum service. They succeeded would go again which is always the best recommendation.

Thank Susan H
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had both our evening meals here. Service excellent, and food likewise. We enjoyed our meal so much on 1st night that we had exactly the same choice the following evening. The chicken and hake from the set menu were delicious.

Thank SueMCardiff
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Certain sides on the menu were not served. When asked we were told they had run out. Small portions and potatoes/chips extra. Food well cooked. Expensive.

Thank ralphy1680

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taff  >  Aberdare  >  Hirwaun
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 813433
Caradog's serves the best of Welsh local produce. The seasonal menu offers the finest dishes with ingredients from the Brecon and Neath Valley region.

We work with our local farmers, growers and purveyors to source outstanding quality products and incorporate these seasonal produce into our menus.

Using ingredients at their peak and preparing them with respect allows us to capture the essence of the season and bring it straight to your table.

The result is food that is honest, straightforward and pays homage to this outstanding part of Wales we are so privileged to call home.

Whether an intimate occasion, a celebration dinner or entertaining corporate guests, we will deliver the best hospitality experience!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?