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The Morlais Tavern

Bar, British, Pub
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32 Mount Pleasant Street, Dowlais CF48 3EH, Wales
+44 1685 377900
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food & good service with a nice atmosphere good night had by all. 26 family and friends celebrating an 18th birthday and was our first time to eat with you but will not be the last. Portion sizes were very generous, real chips yum and have to comment on the size on the burger wow Thanks again 😍

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Thank Amanda C
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff. The evening buffet was first rate: good quality, good variety and very generous amounts. We would definitely go there again. We were treated to the buffet so can't comment on prices.

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Thank karenkeep2016
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Been to the Morlais on about 6 occaisions. Food is well presented and hot and fresh. If anyone had cold food for take away then how far are they going?

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Thank Ralph J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food & good service with a nice atmosphere good night had by all. 26 family and friends celebrating an 18th birthday and was our first time to eat with you but will not be the last. Portion sizes were very generous, real chips yum and have to comment on the size on the burger wow Thanks again 😍

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Thank Amanda C
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The second week running we have had Sunday lunch takeaway from here and it will certainly be the last. Apparently under new catering management, they need to be sacked in all honesty. Food was freezing cold on both occasions, literally a spoonful of veg and two small boiled potatoes. Meat was ok but very little of it. And half a... More 

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2 Thank Helen D
Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Whether you're out for a family meal, a night out, watching sport. This is a great place, good food, good atmosphere, great staff.

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Thank angeleyes6975
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great venue for eating & drinking with good entertainment Reasonably priced with good service & friendly staff..Well worth a visit to the Morlais Tavern

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Thank Babs p
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013

the bar needs a real overhaul,the carpets chairs and tables need a good cleaning.the staff are friendly and the food choice was good.the food i can only rate as ok,pub grub but then it was reasonably priced so you cannot expect silver service!!!the restaurant looked good but wasnt open lunchtimes so we ate in the bar which was very noisy.parking... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Clean trouble free pub with a excellent atmosphere. Great value food such is tasty and a nice pint. Entertainment most Saturday evenings and some Sundays. Like most pubs it shows a variety of sports The service is friendly and quick

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Thank leekrobottom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

The moment I phoned the tavern to paying for the food was a good experience.The staff were very friendly,the food was good and the atmosphere was friendly.Just make sure you go to the front of the restaurant where the car park is situated,it took a while to find.

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Thank leighton w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Mount Pleasant Street, Dowlais CF48 3EH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Dowlais
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 377900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?