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The Hollybush Inn and Restaurant

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed here with my husband for one night. 9/7/16 i can honestly say this was the worse place ive ever stayed. it didn't even feel like a hotel room. the bathroom was dirty we didn't even use the shower it was a wet room and the drain in the middle of the floor was filthy as was the area... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family attended The Hollybush for lunch with the fixed menu. The location is ok for parking and there is a lovely outside garden area and great for kids to run around. There is also a river running alongside so very picturesque. The food offering was appealing although I didn't see a vegetarian option. I ordered the calamari... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I visited the Hollybush after a visit to Caerphilly Castle. It is a lovely village pub in the centre of the village. The lounge is very cosy and the staff friendly. We had the lunch snacks menu. I had chicken wrapped in bacon on a bed of salad. It was delicious and was part of a menu "two for £12"... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Had the most delicious chicken and bacon salad. Fresh, clean and nicely presented in a big bowl with chips on the side. Part of the two meals for £12 deal. My friend had lasagne, which looked equally as nice. The last time I ate at The Hollybush the curry wasn't that nice so I'm hoping next time I go the... More 

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Thank Nashelle
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Went here for a drink on Bank Holiday Monday, very cute pub and cosy lounge, we didn't eat. but the food being delivered looked delicious, there was outside eating area, both in the sun and shade, will go again for a meal on another sunny day.

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Thank pattie66
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Had a Sunday lunch with my parents. Upstairs is alright, nothing special. Down stairs looked much more warm and welcoming. Staff were happy, cheerful and professional which is a very nice change to most restaurants we visit. Overall the food was good. Starters were ok, mains were great but desserts were average. I would like the chef to know that... More 

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Thank Ralph H
Ross H, Owner at The Hollybush Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Ralph Thankyou for your review on tripadvisor Our Chef agrees that traditional pudding should be served the traditional way in a bowl with a good topping of custard cream or jam in the case of your rice pudding. Customers like foods to be presented with flair or quirky presentation and it is the future of reintroducing traditional desserts and... More 

Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

A roaring log fire, a chatty cheerful barmaid, a wonderful meal of Lamb Cawl with hot bread rolls, Sea Bass fillets and rice pudding served with sweet and sour apples. In addition a good selection of real ales. It was like a step back into the old ways when pubs were run for the customers benefit and visitors were welcomed... More 

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jacky H, Owner at The Hollybush Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

hi carol thank you for your review and comments, and look forward to welcoming you back soon regards jacky More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I was in need of a room in Newport and as I was in a van I looked at the city ones but I was unsure about parking. That's when I saw the Hollybush in Newports suburbs with parking. I booked it with the LateRooms.com app and I took a drive to Draethen just outside Newport to find it. I... More 

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Thank Kevin L
Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We chose The Hollybush as a base to visit Cefn Mably, and nearby Cardiff for the weekend. The accommodation was clean and comfortable and very characteristic. We thought it was raining outside until we realised there was a stream running behind the cottage (-city folk for you!) We loved the sound of the stream and the quietness of the area.... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Went here tonight had a fantastic meal! Amazing staff very helpful and happy! Lovely food, a lovely warm log burning fire lovely atmosphere! A reasonable price for food and drinks A lovely pub all around! You want a cheap lovely dinner out definitely come here.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located between Newport and Cardiff, the Hollybush offers self contained luxury country pub accommodation, that is convenient for many major sporting events including the Ryder Cup and Rugby Internationals. Our rooms are furnished to an excellent standard together with a high standard of cleanliness. Our aim is to maintain this high standard of service and to accommodate you in a friendly and hospitable atmosphere. Rooms at the Hollybush are spacious giving you a place to relax and feel at home. We offer mini bar with complimentary Welsh water and food is available from the selection of Hollybush menus. All rooms have: en-suite bathrooms Coffee and tea maker Non-smoking room Iron and iron board Trouser press Flat screen TV Bed setee Deluxe bathroom amenities Hair dryer Mini fridge Writing desk Wireless internet access Safe rooms (dead lock, spy hole, door chain, well lit access) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hollybush Inn and Restaurant

Address: Draethen NP10 8GB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Caerphilly County > Draethen
Price Range: $53 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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