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The Merrie Harrier

) #23 of 47 Restaurants in Penarth €€ - €€€ , British,
117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
+44 29 2030 3994
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go for the pub quiz every Sunday and they constantly close the kitchen before the stated time. Website says they stop serving at 8, got there at 730 and weren't taking food orders... apparently the chef is getting married tomorrow, which while great for...More

2  Thank Darryl R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here weekly for the Sunday night quiz, and it's a lovely place to have a drink and continues the weekend that little bit longer before the new working week begins which is nice. Occasionally have come here for food which is typical pub...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I have to say it's a great place to eat or just for a drink . Staff are always friendly and efficient. The pub is clean and the food is good . Toilets are always clean too. I'd recommend a visit .

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We are regular visitors to the Merrie Harrier in Penarth. Staff are always friendly & welcoming. The food is always great & they have different offers on every day. Interior could do with brightening up but apart from the decor we love it here. Highly...More

1  Thank Le Anne S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Came here for a meal and a pint with my Dad last night. The staff attitude was surly, bordering on hostile. Food was okay but awful staff demeanour made me want to leave, the simplest question when ordering food was met with hostility and the...More

Thank ratcliffe652
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Good Friday. Good food. Good wine and good customer service. Fair play to Brains for resisting the opportunity to ruin this fine pub and turn it into an eatery with booze!

1  Thank johnbach
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to a few Brains owned pubs recently for lunch and they all seemed to have pretty much the same gastro pub menu. The Merrie Harrier offers more traditional pub fare rather than something pretending to be an upmarket deal. Look out for...More

1  Thank Raiderbankk
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is a village pub on a busy junction. It has great value pub food. Quick service with good parking facilities at the rear. Small outside terraced area with patio heaters if needed. It's close to the hospital so its a good option for visitors...More

1  Thank _ursularoan26
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We decided to go for lunch yesterday and the 2 meals for £10 deal (Monday to Friday) was great value. I had the beef chilli with extra chips and my wife had the vegetarian chilli. The food was good and we both left very satisfied....More

1  Thank SpartakNo9
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

7 of use ate and had drinks for just £65! Steaks, mixed grill, fish platters all cooked really well. Was a little wait but we were told this before ordering so no problem. Have been here a few times before and always very friendly relaxed...More

1  Thank Alan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2030 3994
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