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Rose and Crown Public House

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Heol y Capel, Nottage, Porthcawl CF36 3ST, Wales
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Rose and Crown Public House
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Ranked #8 of 20 Porthcawl B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tracey G Shropshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet village location & as the bar closes at a reasonable hour the rooms are allow for a good nights sleep. Room size not as large as you might find in a hotel but perfectly adequate, clean & comfortable. Menu was varied & pub busy with locals which is always a good sign. Good selection of beer & wine. Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had another excellent short stay last evening, including dinner. Staff were friendly and efficient, as usual. I would certainly recommend the Rose and Crown. Breakfast was first class, efficiently served by friendly staff.

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here last Friday. We have been before and the chef always ensures that there is something new on the menu. My hake was cooked perfectly and although I could have done with a slightly bigger portion it was excellent. The good lady went for the ribs in a whisky based glaze. The ribs were huge... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very pleasant visit for lunch despite our starters being forgotten and mains being served instead! However apologies accepted, and dishes eaten. The feather steak was cooked well and very tender with no waste, the turkey paupiette again was very appealing and tasted as well as it looked. Both dishes were sufficient in quantity and quality, leaving no regrets as to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I booked this hotel for myself and friends for a rugby tour and overall a really good trip. Great welcome, rooms were clean, tidy, great shower and a building with character. Evening meal was good, breakfast similarly. Only blip was being overcharged for each room despite going over this, painstakingly, with the hotel beforehand re room rates only have to... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant has always had a good reputation but after our visit this time, it had clearly gone down hill. Food only ok, service dreadful and price over the top expensive. Such a shame that a pub with so much character is losing it's appeal.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Business trip which coincided (unbelievably) with the filming of a wretched programme called TOWIE at the pub. It was packed with orange people. The room was ok but the lights did not work (looked like the previous guest had pinched the bulbs because there were none). The food was expensive (£6 for 4 small calamari rings) and not that good.... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
24 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Poor food (when it eventually arrived - cold and bland), poor service, poor staff attitude, overpriced and, generally a sorry excuse for a "restaurant". Do not bother to waste your time and money, there are other places in Porthcawl where you can get better meals and service

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had a one night stay. The rooms were a little in need of refurbishment, but clean and still perfectly serviceable. Breakfast was excellent. There's quite a pleasant bar and, although real ale is served, it is not to my personal liking, ie Braines which I find to be generally too bland or too dark. Nevertheless, a perfectly good place for... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had a 2 night stay here in room 3. The room was fine,with a comfortable bed.The service was excellent and friendly.Breakfast was very good,with lots of choice.We thought it was a very nice place to stay.It was clean but the bathroom just needs a bit more cleaning around the edges and corners of the bathroom floor.Then would have been... More 

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