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The Talisman

9 Market Square | Blaenau Gwent, Brynmawr NP23 4AJ, Wales
+44 1495 312138
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 May 2018
“Quick pint”
14 Feb 2018
“Great food lovely people”
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9 Market Square | Blaenau Gwent, Brynmawr NP23 4AJ, Wales
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a pint before going to the cinema. Nice to see an old traditional pub doing well. We got chatting will a local, and were made very welcome. Good pint of real ale. We will go back again in the next few...More

Thank michaeltC2091IE
Marilyn G, General Manager at The Talisman, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks Mike...the Jam is an open mic...so you might want to try your vocals while you are at it:-) Look forward to hosting you!

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the Talisman for a meal with friends Fantastic food one of the best pub meals I've had - Pierre cooks great food - recommended!

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Mine Host Pierre is a very amiable guy and is trying very hard to bring something different to this traditional pub in the form Jam nights,book club,Sky Sporting events...Food specials along side his traditional food which includes a stunning pub lunch...

Thank peterjscaddan
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Had sunday lunch here with family ..food was beautiful ..2 things need improving Service was too slow booked table for 12.30 ordered ..waited 40 mins for our starters ( only us there mind ) . then another long drawn out wait for dinner ..same for...More

Thank Sharon L
Marilyn G, General Manager at The Talisman, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Sharon, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. Changes have been made based on your review. We invite you to try us again, and experience the changes first hand.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Whilst travelling on my own to this area, I popped in to the Talisman for a drink and sit down. I was given a very warm welcome by Pierre who made me feel at ease instantly. I was included in conversations with local customers and...More

1  Thank LucindaSue
Reviewed 4 September 2016

called in here because not lot choice of real ale in town had bass on was ok but not great havent felt need go back since

Thank EbbwValeTessie
Reviewed 18 February 2016

called in with friend on a Friday night was busy but not crowded had few pints draught bass which were fine no other choice real ale thouMore

Thank EbbwValeTessie
Marilyn G, Owner at The Talisman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Dear Tessie, Following your review and in particular the comment on Ale, we have added the New Castle Brown bottled Ale alongside the National Hero, draught Ale The Old Speckled Hen and will very shortly introduce Guest Ales so that guests visiting the area have...More

Reviewed 15 February 2016

Good home cooked pub grub reasonably priced. Staff very friendly - free glass of fizz for booking a meal. Will definitely go back. Ideally located to combine a cinema visit.

1  Thank wishfulthinkerGwent
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Family Sunday lunch on 7th Feb. Food was amazing,absolutely piping hot choice of roasts,lamb,beef,pork etc lovely roast potatoes & Yorkshire pud,masses of boiled spuds, all veg in tureens, cauliflower,broccoli, carrots,peas etc. Service was A1,6 of us for lunch served within 10 mins, staff very helpful,...More

Thank bigfil56
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24 November 2016|
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Response from Marilyn G | Property representative |
Dear Gillian, Apologies for the long delay in response. We have just this week launched our website and both food and drink menus are uploaded. Please visit thetalismanbrynmawr Please let me know if I can be of further... More
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Market Square | Blaenau Gwent, Brynmawr NP23 4AJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Blaenau Gwent  >  Brynmawr
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 312138
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