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Caradogs Restaurant

Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
+44 1685 813433
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 2:30 pmAll hours
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived without a booking but greeted by a lovely young man who seated us immediately and given menus. It took a while to be offered drinks but not too long. Mushrooms to start we delicious, partners patè was good but not great. Carvery was super....More

Thank IOT78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well we recently booked for a Sunday lunch for a friends 65th Birthday. Our table was pre booked, so they new we were coming, which I presume would be the case in most instances so that the kitchen will know how many meals to prepare....More

Thank cgriffi
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This is the first time I write a review for a place where I haven't had a chance to actually taste the food. But I am so disappointed by the circumstances that I had to submit some comments. The place advertises food all day and...More

Thank danielb79
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

The food was really nice, if a little expensive and not many choices. But the quality was superb. The breakfast was really nice. Although lacking yogurt. A malt Easter bunny was a lovely touch.

Thank Tracey O
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Cant fault food or decor though some things on the menu werent available, staff friendly and food was great.

Thank Adrian O
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We visited the Penderyn Distillery and asked if there was anywhere for lunch nearby. We were directed to the Ty Newydd Hotel which has this restaurant in it . The food was very good indeed and the bill was less than I expected.

Thank ajay600
Reviewed April 10, 2017

food was piping hot, good choices and alternatives like boiled potatoes were not a problem, pleasant decor too

Thank fionadavidc
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We were staying at Ty Newydd Country Hotel and this was the hotel's restaurant. Very clean and modern. Staff were excellent both at breakfast and dinner. Good range of food and wines well priced.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I have visited this restaurant 3 times during the past year, and on each occasion it has left me feeling rather dissatisfied on a number of levels:- the menu is not competitively priced, elements from a shared starter were missing and the seasoning of the...More

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Went here as it was the restaurant at the hotel, food was great local produce and they tried to ensure that they managed table bookings to allow maximum service. They succeeded would go again which is always the best recommendation.

Thank Susan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taf  >  Aberdare  >  Hirwaun
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 813433
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Caradog's serves the best of Welsh local produce. The seasonal menu offers the finest dishes with ingredients from the Brecon and Neath Valley region. We work with our local farmers, growers and purveyors to source outstanding quality products and incorporate these seasonal produce into our menus. Using ingredients at their peak and preparing them with respect allows us to capture the essence of the season and bring it straight to your table. The result is food that is honest, straightforward and pays homage to this outstanding part of Wales we are so privileged to call home. Whether an intimate occasion, a celebration dinner or entertaining corporate guests, we will deliver the best hospitality experience!
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