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The Margam Deer

Christchurch Road | Baglan retail park, SA12 7BZ, Wales
+44 1639 820146
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travelers talk about
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“family meal” (8 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Christchurch Road | Baglan retail park, SA12 7BZ, Wales
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Reviewed today

havent been here since they changed their name,but was pleasantly surprised.the restaurant has always been a nice relaxed place,but the food let it down. the new decor is very good and this time the food and service was equally good.will go there again

Thank Annebrid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regulars at this place, absolutely incredible food, always very tasty, and some of the desserts are insane. If ever you want a good meal, with a good atmosphere and great service, choose the Margam Deer peeps, you wont be left disappointed.

Thank Ana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday carvery was very nice indeed. Some of the meals when it was the Copper Penny were disappointing, but we enjoyed the carvery yesterday. The meat was tender, vegetables were enjoyable. There doesn't seem to be a great difference since it re-opened in layout/decor etc,...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the name Margam Deer is not an appropriate name for this pub. Originally called the Copper Penny which was in my view a lovely name. Changed recently due to refurbishment. Margam is around five miles from this area so why the Margam deer?...More

Thank GER666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent meal staff very friendly helpful and could not do enough for us we went along because it has changed hands we had a bad time once before .

Thank marybC9815GK
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

With a couple of friends on Friday who had a carvery each ,wife and I had fish and chips all meals we're excellent quality and warm served by a very cheerful waitress will certainly return.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Recently visited the refurbished Markham Deer (Copper Penny). It's now table service, met and told we could choose our own table, which we did. After fifteen minutes still no sign of a waitress so had to go find one myself. The restaurant was half empty....More

2  Thank dafydd
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Visited Copper Penny for a meal just before it closed for refurbishment and decided we would not go back as the food was pretty awful. After reopening as The Margam Deer, we decided to give it another chance, hoping for some improvement. We visited on...More

2  Thank karenjones190
Reviewed March 2, 2018

The web link is MargHam!!! How can you relaunch and then spell it wrong! Not a good start if trying to improve lol

1  Thank carynwales
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Hi. Just had lunch at the newly re named Margam Deer. We have eaten at Copper Penny many many times and on arrival, given our order at the counter, and received our meals very promptly. Today we where revived at the door and waited for...More

2  Thank Steven E
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Questions & Answers
March 4, 2018|
Response from Ron R | Reviewed this property |
hi no.
July 17, 2017|
Response from | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Our outside shelter provides some protection from the sunshine and rain but we would not refer to it as waterproof.
April 6, 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Many Thanks for the enquiry. Outside we have a number of picnic benches, where well behaved dogs are allowed, but inside only registered guide dogs are permitted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Christchurch Road | Baglan retail park, SA12 7BZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Neath Port Talbot
  • Phone Number: +44 1639 820146
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