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Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
01685 723544
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice Evening Meals

We are NOT mountain bikers like several other reviewers and only stopped off for dinner and found it more than acceptable although the wine list was limited (and expensive for what it was). It had a good range of food to cater for all tastes and the staff were friendly enough. But all in all - an... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Caloundra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We are NOT mountain bikers like several other reviewers and only stopped off for dinner and found it more than acceptable although the wine list was limited (and expensive for what it was). It had a good range of food to cater for all tastes and the staff were friendly enough. But all in all - an average meal

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Colyton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Had a great weekend stay in June with a group of 17 of us touring some MTB centres. The bunkhouse was bang on with beds being the comfiest that we had experienced in several annual trips. Food was large portions and dead on quality and price wise. Suited us down to the ground with a mixed group of bods.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

I was directed here by the lovely staff at the B and B . Upon arrival the staff appeared to take the attitude that serving me was too much effort and an unreasonable request . I didn't expect a Royal Welcome but a common courtesy of acknowlagement of a customers presence is surely a must ? The food was mediocre... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Superb bunk house with really good comfy beds. I think it must have had a recent face lift because everything seemed very new. The showers were excellent, very hot and I liked the disposable shower mats. The breakfast was cracking, enough to keep you going for the day and the evening meals are good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had the 8 person bunk room for 2 nights which was perfect for us, it was clean and well maintained and gave us somewhere to kip for the night - for the money it was good value. The hospitality was lovely as well although the owners have clearly had some bad experiences with stag-do's and the like from their... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stayed with 2 friends for a night whilst walking in the Brecon Beacons. The Bunkhouse was comfortable with warm showers. A little too hot during the night but this was rectified by opening the windows. A little noise from the bar which is underneath the bunkhouse, but really nothing to complain about. We ate at the pub the night we... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had been trying to eat here for sometime but never got round to it. I decided to bit the bullet and booked a table for two. We arrived early got ourselves a drink ordered our meal. A short time later we were lead to out table. My partner Linsay had ordered the lamb shank and I had ordered salmon... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Two of us stayed in the bunkhouse for a long weekend's walking. It was certainly warm and clean but there was just the pair of us for two nights plus another four in the other room for one night, so we didn't have the trouble getting shower time which has been mentioned in other reviews, and it would have been... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

When we visited there was only one real ale on tap. Service wasn't freindly. We looked at the menu a decided to leave.

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went to the butchers arms around Half 6, ordered drinks and had a table straight away. I went with my boyfriend, and we both had a 3 course meal which was beautiful. I would recommend the sirloin steak which is a great size and well worth the money. I had the garlic mushrooms, followed by the lasagna and then... More 

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Address: Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
Phone Number: 01685 723544
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Pontsticill

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  • Address: Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Pontsticill
  • Phone Number: 01685 723544

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