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The Unicorn Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
+44 1495 751304
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for dinner last week with the fiancé before a gig nearby. The staff were ever so friendly, it felt like we'd walked into "our local" even though we live nowhere near. Its a bit dark as you walk in but it has such...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never been before but will definitely return! Food was outstanding and we all cleared our plates! The portions were huge and we were given plenty of time between courses and nothing was too much trouble. Me and my sister asked for a jug of gravy...More

Thank Joannepontypool
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I found this place listed on trip advisor and decided to give it a go after reading the good reviews. So glad I did. They had a very good selection of dishes on the menu and I opted for the Steak and Guiness pie which...More

Thank Holidaybug2015
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I was in the area on business and went to the unicorn because of the good reviews. When I walked in I thought it was only going to serve the usual pub food but this couldn't be further from the truth. The staff were so...More

Thank Louisehowell
TiffanyDoc30, Manager at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks so much for the lovely reveiw. Hope tp see you again. Kind regards Tiffany.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Went there for lunch as was recommended to us, the food was very good freshly cooked and tasty, the portions were quite big but nice. The outside needs tideing up when we first arrived only one car in carpark the inside looked dark from the...More

Thank pauline c
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Thought we would try this place for a change to our regular when in this area. On first impression the front of the building has some seriously overgrown vines which could do with trimming back and it would look really nice it also makes the...More

Thank mtx7x
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Rating is 3, and you can see why. It's a little dated and the drains don't smell the best. The food is ok... just ok.. chips are frozen and steak is chewy. Salad is not great.

1  Thank onlythetruthallowed
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the unicorn on august 11th 2017for a family birthday meal and i have to say the food was excellent and very good value for money the staff was also very friendly and id like to say i wouldnt ever hesitate in recommending this...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful Sunday lunch. The very best & I've been around but always come back to comparing the unicorn.no one matches them.the food is totally outstanding & It's so fair to say by God you hav a fab team of workers from the kitchen staff...More

Thank Jackie U
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was a belated Father's Day meal from my daughter. This place was booked on the spur of the moment. Glad it was! Nice interior with good beer. The pies on the Specials Board are superb value (£7.95 on their own or £9.95 with a...More

Thank benvendetta
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8 October 2016|
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Response from JMS1308 | Reviewed this property |
If you search on the Internet you will find the menu - this is what we did before we went. It gives you a good idea of what is available and this is then supplemented by the Specials on the day. Hope this is of use.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 751304
  • E-mail
Pontypool's best kept secret! Serving freshly cooked food, including homemade desserts, mouth watering steaks, all your pub classics and chef's specials. Also serving some great real ales and freshly made coffee. All served in a warm relaxed and friendly atmosphere!
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