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Y Dic Penderyn

Bar, British, Pub
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102-103 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AP, Wales
+44 1685 385686
08:00 - 23:30
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Sun 08:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Within some thirty miles of Merthyr there are four Wetherspoon pubs. And this is by far the worst. Granted we were there on a Friday evening, but it was chaos. Even that early, 5.30, surfaces were sticky, the noise was deafening, and in several instances there were tables with no chairs. We eventually found an empty table with one chair,... More 

Thank Elizabeth t
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch time with work colleagues. It was fully seating, lucky to get a table. Decent pub, queued at bar though. Slow food delivery, half an hour. It was ok but the ham was not 'the usual' served, not as good quality but it was cheap, though not a huge meal. Would i go again......yes...probably.

Thank Huw J
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food not bad for a quick stop for a bite to eat. Staff leave the place down over all, attitude and just overall customer service is absolutely disgusting.

Thank BethJones123
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As usual for spoons the range and price of beer and food was great. Yes the deserts were frozen and the mains not that fresh but at this price you don't mind. However the place is simply filthy. Sticky tables left uncleaned for ages, i was handed cutlery with visible dirt on it and lord knows what the kitchen looks... More 

Thank ipako
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty standard Spoons food but the service was speedy. Unfortunately the place is popular with families with noisy children. We ate quickly and left.

Thank atkinsclan
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Tried this pub again due to convenience with my daughter found a table which was not cleaned but that was sorted very quickly ordered a burger and a chicken balti bother meals were very nice and were value for money service was good and waiting staff very polite very glad to put a good comment on this place.

Thank Ajw1516
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This spoons is definitely one to avoid. A bit run down really. Could do with a face lift and music like a Lloyd's bar. Bar staff very slow. Boxing night only 4 serving. Really not good

1 Thank welshwiz50
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Go here very regularly. Food is cheap and decent, food served really quickly, never have a single complaint, staff are lovely, they have a fun quiz night, large variety of drinks to choose from, clean. What more could you want from a pub really.

2 Thank RachelLouiseLewis
Brecon, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Happened to visit on 'Steak Day'. Brilliant usual fayre at VFM cost. Very good meals with drinks for 2 of us for only £22.50 - cannot be faulted. Will visit again.

Thank Richard P
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I hope j d big man reads his comments on tripadvisor food today was terrible we had Friday fish &chips overcooked fish batter fish inside like leather and also took my cuttery back which had not been properly cleaned hard stained on fork &knife I'm no picker on my grub but guys please sort chef out and get a new... More 

Thank william l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102-103 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 385686

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