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The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
“roulade” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab little restaurant tucked away behind the small garden centre. Ideal to have lunch or coffee/tea and cake while browsing for plants and garden accessories. In summer or winter you can also sit in the conservatory where you can enjoy the green green countryside while...More

1  Thank Whiska
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have been coming here for years and always enjoyed lunch or afternoon tea but agree, as others have mentioned previously, the tables aren’t cleared or cleaned. We often have to remove dirty dishes to sit at a table. Our last visit was the worst...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe in the garden centre. Clean and nice countryside views from the decking. Little bit pricey in my opinion but still a nice place for a light lunch

Thank ChesterDart03
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

After an early morning hospital appointment my husband and I thought we'd treat ourselves to a cooked breakfast i really wish we hadn't bothered. Coffee was awful no taste and breakfast was a disappointment the egg was hard the black pudding was cut that thin...More

Thank jules e
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I used to love coming here. The windows over look Little Mill village and you can see the train line. The coffee is a little on the strong side. The BLTs are now more salad than bacon. And what used to be the highlight of...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I have given 5 stars for the manager and his secret garden , he trys extremely hard to run this place also the cafe named after his mum, however this message is to his cafe staff! PLEASE shape up wake up or ship out, have...More

Thank fussyfaggot
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Regular visitors to Sally's tea room since it opened. Always a great place to enjoy a well made cappuccino and beautifully baked (home-made) cakes. The cream scones are wonderful!!! Superb views over the pontypool valley and an added bonus is a friendly cat who comes...More

Thank ahkgdgjgfghh
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

All the food is very tasty fair play..cake is really delicious ! Kitchen staff take note ! A smile wouldn't go amiss..youve got a great boss/owner ..do him proud, Crack a smile now & again ! Keep up the great food & keep on top...More

Thank fussyfaggot
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Sadly I agree with few other reviews > the staff in the CAFE are quite rude,they don't smile it is a awful atmosphere also a dirty environment there was a nasty looking hair on my baked potato ! VERY off putting I will not be...More

Thank greenfingereslady
Reviewed 4 December 2016

my partner and i visit this restaurant on a fairly frequent basis for Sunday lunch.Therefore you would expect us to enjoy the place.This is not fine dining,its far better than that.What you get is food that mum cooked.On this occasion we each had beef roast...More

Thank chrisandbrenda2016
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
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