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Hen & Chickens

Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Flannel Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EG, Wales
+44 1873 853613
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12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Had a main meal and dessert and it was stunning, will be visiting again! Plus it's dog friendly which is a plus for us.

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Thank almxo
Marrakech, Morocco
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Went today 7/08/16 really nice polite staff and I had roast chicken, lovely big plate full, very nice and tasty, would def go back, live music at lunch time aswell

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Thank Tina N
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Bonus point for this place is that the staff were friendly, otherwise it would be only rated 1. Food took ages to come out and when it did, it was very poor in presentation. Cajun chicken was burnt and dry, they had no burgers (situated right next door to a very good butcher) and my curry was awful. Poppadom was... More 

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Thank LHP13
Govilon, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Traditional pub just off the main drag through Abergavenny. Now owned & run by Brains. Standard Pub grub to a reasonable standard. Burgers always unctious.

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1 Thank Jjahc
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We all had Lasagne for lunch with extra garlic bread and sweet potatoe chips, it was really very good, and there was plenty of it. This is a proper pub, has an outside area where you can eat and/or drink, and I thought value for money was far better than most pub meals. Well done, The Hen and Chickens, oh,... More 

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Thank Munro F
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Firstly as a pub the Hen & Chicks is great. As a place to eat it is awful, I visited in April 2016 I ordered roast chicken, I could not cut through the meat, I sent it back and was told the chef was not confident enough to cook another piece of chicken, my daughter had the beef which was... More 

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1 Thank JKAbergavenny
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stopped for lunch and just ordered 2 sandwiches and 2 drinks. The barmaid didn't have much in the way of customer service going on, but the food was good. Not a very comfortable pub (a few old scatter cushions on wooden benches) but OK for a quick visit.

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Thank clare h
Rhian J, Manager at Hen & Chickens, responded to this review

Hi Clare h, Thank you for your feedback. We always strive for great customer service but it seems we did not deliver on this occasion, please accept my apologies. If you would like to discuss the matter further then please contact us on 01873 853613. Many Thanks Rhian More 

Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Had to go to sleep nevill hall. Not a local person saw the pub and said let's eat here. staff were very helpful and the food was great sat outside quite a sun trap would visit again if I was in the area

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Thank tonyks
Rhian J, Manager at Hen & Chickens, responded to this review

Hi Tonyks, Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad you had a good experience & hope you visit us again! Many Thanks Rhian More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

we just popped in here for a quick drink prior to going out to a restaurant for dinner. we did not eat here big selection of local beers and the food menu did look good and good value. We saw some meals being brought to some clients and they looked really big. lovely friendly staff the pub looks old and... More 

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Thank Catherine F
Rhian J, Manager at Hen & Chickens, responded to this review

Hi Catherine F, Many Thanks for your positive review. We hope you visit us again soon. Thanks Rhian More 

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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Nice pub and always a favourite when we are in the area. This time they couldn't supply what we ordered due to a lack of ability. Disappointed but I expect will will try again.

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1 Thank Shane H
Rhian J, Manager at Hen & Chickens, responded to this review

Hi Shane H, Thanks for taking the time to review us. Please could you contact me on henchickens@sabrain.com to provide more details about your visit. Many Thanks Rhian More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:30
Thursday
10:30 - 22:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flannel Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 853613

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