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Tredegar Road, Blackwood NP12 1DD, Wales
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The Rock
Ranked #4 of 6 Blackwood B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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newport gwent
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Food is frozen I'm almost certain lamb shank was same one's I buy in farm foods 2 for £5. I paid111.95 here. No veg served with any of the meals. Very bland & boring. Waiterd didnt notice or ask if we wanted more drinks we had to go to the bar. Very disappointed

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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I eat at the Rock regularly as I'm lucky enough to live nearby. It's by far the best little pub for drinks and food in the area. Home cooked food which never disappoints and friendly staff. Very often there's a live pianist which creates a lovely ambience and the free tapas on the bar on Fridays is a really nice... More

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Visited this pub a week ago. Although we live local we always seem to travel towards the city for food. This time we were glad we decided to choose local. Fantastic staff who are very welcoming, we were a tad early for food so we were offered a drink in the "snug" which was very, umm, snug! Lol Great menu... More

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited with eleven others. Food was excellent and served very efficiently and quickly. Would recommend this place to everyone. It is well worth a visit. Easy to find and plenty of parking. Friendly waiting staff and bar staff always smiling.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

First visit was as a works lunch, now go there most Thursdays with my wife. Always a good menu with a variety of meals and they also do bitburger alcohol free lager. This is not fast food and is well worth the wait

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Have been here quite a few times over the years, always been happy with the service and quality of food served. The beers are always well presented ( I love real ale) and all in all a very clean and presentable place. The owners are very approachable having travelled extensively but I did find the one bar person quite aloof,... More

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barry island uk
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

average pub grub at above average prices, went here for a birthday meal, large group. awful decor, outdated chintz and cheese, mediocre frozen food, not great.... amongst us we tried prawn starter , soup starter, average. various mains , including ham egg and chips, ( overcooked egg...solid )... steaks, pretty gristly... curry not bad. bit of a seen it all... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We visited the Rock Inn after purchasing a car from the garage next door. The food was amazing and the service faultless. My only complaint was no high chairs were available, bit weird for somewhere that offers kids meals. We'd go again.

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

As I work in a 4* hotel in North Wales, I do have very high standards when it comes to staying away from home. As we were in the area for my grandfathers funeral I really wanted a nice, homely place to stay, not a standard premier inn room. After searching the internet for hours, we found The Rock!! When... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Yesterday evening, staying at my father's house took him out for an hour to a local pub at around 6pm, a treat for an 85 year old registered blind person, and being disabled myself recovering from a fractured spine and suffering from various diabetic conditions myself too. We were dropped off at THE ROCK and on entering the door, I... More

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Address: Tredegar Road, Blackwood NP12 1DD, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Caerphilly County > Blackwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Rock Blackwood, Wales

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