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The Old Barn Tea Room

Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh
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Ystradgynwyn | Ystradgynwyn, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UT, Wales
01685 373175
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a stop to have a coffee but ended up having afternoon tea! What a nice place!!! I'll be coming back for sure

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Thank Itzel86
Newport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on a drive around the Brecon Beacons and the Tallybont area and we came across this beautiful little cafe. The setting and the cafe are stunning and so quaint. The food was really good and the servers really nice and friendly. Honestly can't race about this place enough!

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Thank Cestsquish
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I went here and treated ourselves to afternoon tea.The service was warm friendly and helpful. The cakes are home made and delicious .Am intending to return with my grandchildren as a special afternoon treat for them

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Thank Keeley M
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent,food,must try home made soup,welsh cakes and deserts,surroundings are fantastic for walking,

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Thank Philthegas
Muchalls, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly what a great drive up there! Then the homemade cakes and scones were out of this world!! Tea was killer strong but was quickly resolved with a pot of hot water! Definitely worth the drive!!!

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Thank Donovan G
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in here on Thursday 18th August with our two granddaughters Ella and Milly, we were so impressed with the home cooked cakes and scones, and sandwiches they even had a vegetarian option (not including cheese) which I very rarely see as both my husband and myself don't like cheese. We all felt it was the best cream tea ever,... More 

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Thank sharon p
Newport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am sorry to see the last reviewers comments on the old barn tea room we as a family frequently visit the barn and have found are the scones are very tasty, my wife is a celiac and there is no thickening agents in their soup it is just vegetables, our children love the cake served with ice cream and... More 

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Thank james_b1738
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is with regret that I post this poor review , but I feel I need to re-balance some of the glowing comments on this venue. I took my mum here some weeks ago and ordered leek and potato soup, afternoon tea which included ham sandwiches and two scones with jam and clotted cream. I also ordered prawn sandwiches with... More 

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Benthomas2k, Owner at The Old Barn Tea Room, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you say you had a bad experience with the tea room don't really under stand how you had such a bad time at the old barn tea room due to we haven't had any other complaints but we will look in to your complaint to see if we can/need to improve. More 

milton keynes
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a place, quant and lovely. 2 huge scones, cream and jam amd a pot of tea plus an offer to fill up our pot! Well worth the money and filled me up to the brim! Made my holiday!

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Thank angiemac79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After cruising the Brecon canal, this was a welcome watering hole to relax a little more. Good tea, great food, efficient and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ystradgynwyn | Ystradgynwyn, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: 01685 373175

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