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Bessemer Carvery and Grill

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Hermon Close (Dowlais), Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3DP, Wales
01685 722986
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyable!

A lovely little hotel serving good meals and Sunday roast! There is not much to fault with this establishment however service could be slightly quicker, nothing to lose sleep over though!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
csimmonds463367
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to the Bessemer many times over the years, but have to say how dissatisfied we were whilst attending a family birthday party/meal recently. The bar staff were miserable, which seemed to be a view shared by everyone. Many comments were made the people who ordered carvery enjoyed as expected. Having said that, everything else ordered from the menu... More 

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Thank Chews09
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely little hotel serving good meals and Sunday roast! There is not much to fault with this establishment however service could be slightly quicker, nothing to lose sleep over though!

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Thank csimmonds463367
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Very good food couldnt fault it, good service, a very happy customer. Has lots of variety a well enjoyed carvery.

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Thank melissa t
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I was disappointed with the variety of vegetables..only carrots and peas ! Meat was lovely though. £9 45 for a carvery these are the prices for a Sunday in my area. We visited on a Thursday.

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Thank Stephanie J
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Where to start very nice clean place good staff great carvary really good food great home cooked food would recomend

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Thank Richard M
Glasgow
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Ate here during an overnight stop. Carvery excellent, very good service and hot, tasty food, reasonable prices.

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Thank leoncavallo1
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is always busy,Book in advance to avoid waiting.We always enjoy our meal here,a proper home cooked Sunday lunch.The staff are polite and helpful.The carver works really hard and always has a laugh and a joke with us.

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2 Thank Dadsangel44
UK
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Always popular so best to book in advance, great selection of food and the Yorkshire puddings are a must. Would highly recommend

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1 Thank SashaMarieUk
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Food is always first class, been coming here for over 10 years. Carvery is highly recommended, staff very friendly.

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1 Thank dtsrequest
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have to say it always a pleasure to visit the Bessemer. The carvers is always outstanding. The service is excellent, staff or so friendly and welcoming. The only downfall and sometimes it's a big issue as it makes it uncomfortable is the heat. No matter where you are a seated it is roasting in there, this really needs to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hermon Close (Dowlais), Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3DP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: 01685 722986

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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