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Carpenters Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Coedypaen, Pontypool NP4 0TH, Wales
+44 1291 672621
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (5 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Coedypaen, Pontypool NP4 0TH, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have visited several times for food and never been disappointed. Lovely home cooked tasty meals, lamb was delicious. Great setting.

Thank Hollie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my fiancé and 2 daughters to meet another couple for dinner on a Saturday night. The venue is lovely and the atmosphere relaxed. The dining room is really well done out and the menu offers some very interesting dishes. The steaks...More

1  Thank Kirsten J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether it’s a drink or fine dining this pub has it all. Covers the complete spectrum whatever you want you can get it here. Great beer and special food always available

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Food was good but expensive and vegetables are not served with the main meal but the server didn't explain this and offer to add them to our order when our order was taken. Nice busy atmosphere, friendly bar staff. I found the furniture quite uncomfortable...More

1  Thank mischief47
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The staff are very good and welcoming. Delicious and nutritious food and beverages. The highly trained staff were there to help me throughout my amazing experience.

Thank tomnapper51ten
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

For any occasion or a pop in visit, this pub is great for any. The staff are really welcoming and friendly, with a fast service. The food is delicious and always hot. Prices are reasonable too! The decor is modern and cosy, located in a...More

Thank TaylorJaeSmith
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I came here for a wedding earlier this year. The field at the back was used as the main part of the event and it was a lovely day making it all the much better. The location itself was lovely and the pub was good...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Rocked up on a busy Thursday evening ,no booking , no dramas in getting seated . Fantastic food , good service, veg curry was fantastic, in typical valley commando , I took it half and half. Looking forward to booking a meal with family. Dai

Thank Daigow1967
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Enjoyed a superb lunch with friends. Great atmosphere and welcoming staff. Battered haddock was very enjoyable

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If I could rate this 3.5 stars (Good) I would have. However I left feeling slightly disappointed. Overall It felt like the service and experience didn't match the pricing. On arrival after having checked the menu on-line we were immediately told that there was no...More

6  Thank Speedofasloth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coedypaen, Pontypool NP4 0TH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1291 672621
Privately owned and run for the last 9 years. We buy all our ingredients as locally as possible. We make all of our dishes in house, including desserts!As well as great pub food, we also have a huge selection of fresh meats and fish.We can cater for parties up to 100 in our function room,(200 if you would like to book the whole pub)We have a civil marriage licence and have a great deal of wedding experience, and can help plan your perfect day. We tailor make each day to suit your needs and budget.We also cater and host all family functions such as birthdays, christenings and wakes.We'll always do our very best to help so please drop in or give us a call.
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