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Carpenters Arms

) #4 of 40 Restaurants in Pontypool €€ - €€€ , British,
Coedypaen, Pontypool NP4 0TH, Wales
+44 1291 672621
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Coedypaen, Pontypool NP4 0TH, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this place, the food is spectacular and reasonable, the interiors are beautiful and relaxing, lovely for an intimate dinner

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was reasonably good. Would no complaints. Wasn't as good as I had heard though from reputation. But no complaints

Thank shanej2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my mums birthday and again didn't disappoint. Always fresh, always tasty and always a decent portion, without making you feel over full. All staff were friendly and attentive, without being overbearing. The pub has a nice atmosphere and it's slightly more rural...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had lunch here with friends and were very pleased with the experience. The place was very cosy and comfortable and the food was both plentiful and tasty. The staff were friendly and very helpful, I am happy to recommend this place. The ride there...More

Thank jimpilgrim
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the carpenters arms in April for a friends wedding and I have to say I was very impressed! The pub and location was superb and the food for both day and evening was outstanding, probably the best food I have ever tasted, it...More

Thank cazzym1979
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Called at The Carpenters Arms on Friday evening over SUPBIKERUN weekend and it was fabulous. Great welcome, great beer and the food was about the best pub grub we have ever had. The atmosphere in the pub was great, our dog was welcomed as well...More

Thank Andy Y
Reviewed 29 April 2017

About 16 of the family went to the Carpenters for Sunday lunch to celebrate a retirement and two Birthdays. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. the waitresses were very polite, efficient and friendly. The food was great, proper meat, not pressed or...More

Thank JackieandMike59
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went there today for our Sunday lunch and I have got to say the food was absolutely fantastic. So tasty and fresh,10 out of 10 for myself and my good lady wife.

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had family visiting from afar so we took them here for a meal. It was wonderful. Lovely service, great drink selection, beautiful food served in large portions and very reasonably priced considering the quality.

Thank Samledabb
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Found it last minute looking for the nearby reservoir, great friendly customers, great staff, beautiful setting and lovely tasty well presented food.

Thank Alun W
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2016|
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Response from paul007hale | Reviewed this property |
The website has some sample menus, but they change regularly. Have a look at the menu page on thecarpenterscoedypaen
3 June 2015|
Response from welshmum77 | Reviewed this property |
honestly we were very dissapointed with our experience. I find his replies to people criticism very condescending to be honest but i didnt get to meet 'Matt' when we visited the carpenters. The place itself is lovely...but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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