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The Old Post Office

$$ - $$$
Bar, British
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The Old Post Office Porth Street, Porth CF39 9RT, Wales
+44 1443 683822
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Saturday teatime, spur of the moment decision. The Welsh football and Rugby was on the TV. This was not a problem anyway but it didn't interfere with our meal as the bar and restaurant area are separate and it is a large room. Well laid out tables, very friendly but courteous staff. Prices were very reasonable and the... More 

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Thank misshartley
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The service was really good , it's a large, busy restaurant . Had booked for a birthday meal with friends. The food was ok and the portions were large.

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Thank SoloManuel1
Swansea, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Met up with family here again yesterday and had a nice time. The food was good (If not a little expensive for lunch) and the waitress was very friendly.

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Thank Croftmanic
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Best place In local area for a meal - if you like a substantial pub meal then this is the place for you. Portions are good, food was piping hot and very very tasty (curry had a good kick to it and not skimpy in the meat!) and prices are reasonable. Menu is not brilliant - but usual pub classics... More 

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Thank V2300LGclaireb
Porth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

great meals and very friendly staff, there is decking out the back where you can have a meal or drink if you have a dog with you, if it's cold there are heaters as well, it's quite hard to find any where if you have a dog with you .

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Thank Caroline G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area this is probably one of the nicest I places to eat. All food is freshly cooked with an open kitchen, so nowhere to hide. Good variety.

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Thank Robert R
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The food is generally good, their homemade chips are incredible! But occasionally you get a bad meal, which taints the image. They seem to struggle with waiting staff, either really lovely or completely robotic... no happy medium.

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Thank Chelsea W
Porth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

meals are ok but nothing special-drinks are over priced. entertainment is good when they have itl breakfast is good value for money!

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Thank duncanhobbs
Rhondda, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Went on a works/freinds night out had whitebait to start which was good followed by sea bass which was excellent and finished with the fudge cake also good. Wine was resonabily priced . Nice freindly place enjoyed .

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Rhondda S Wales
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Food ok but a little over priced for what it is! Has plenty of potential and could be improved on with a little bit more variation in the menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Post Office Porth Street, Porth CF39 9RT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taf  >  Porth
  • Phone Number: +44 1443 683822

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