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Otley Arms

Forest Road, Treforest, Pontypridd CF37 1SY, Wales
+44 1443 402033
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Wonderful.

We’ve been here a few times for Sunday lunch and have no big complaints. The starters and roast are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rhodie123
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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Good simple, basic food and great real ales

We met as a group of ex work colleagues, most of us having retired, for a regular reunion lunch... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
G_EvansWales
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Brecon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday lunch” (8 reviews)
“the pub” (8 reviews)
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Forest Road, Treforest, Pontypridd CF37 1SY, Wales
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+44 1443 402033
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve been here a few times for Sunday lunch and have no big complaints. The starters and roast are always fabulous. I especially like the gravy with the roast, just like I make at home. Thick, real gravy, it definitely adds to the roast! (Too...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We met as a group of ex work colleagues, most of us having retired, for a regular reunion lunch. Having been friends for over 30 years we can always find something to talk about. We travel from Swansea, Brecon and Cardiff for these 3 monthly...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I had my Birthday Dinner here with my family in April 2018. The food is amazing so tasty. Will definitely recommend. Can’t wait to come back and bring my other half.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Nice friendly feel, the locals make this pub what it is without any great effort from the team. It’s like a tarsus inside and has a lot of space. Maybe to it’s detriment on occasions as it feels like it should do better then it...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Visiting family in area, we went for Sunday lunch here and were very pleased. Food was great - very tasty, drinks too, with a great choice of beers, and also a very yummy Merlot. Restaurant was busy, but the service was very good - very...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What a great place for Sunday lunch. Roast dinners lovely - food plentiful and have a homely quality, better than any others we’ve had. Busy restaurant but staff could not have been more attentive and accommodating to the children. A lovely family lunch was had,...More

Thank Jo N
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This place has to be the best in the Pontypridd area for real ale. Huge choices across the bar of many ale types. Thoroughly enjoyed an hour or so down there recently. Spacious, comfortable pub & a bar keep that really knew the ales he...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

food was absolutely stunning!! Customer service from Peter was excellent!! 100% go back to this place !!

Thank Luke S
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

It’s hard not to rate this place too highly! The food is simply excellent, the drinks selection is simply extensive, the setting is simply beautiful and the service is simply exemplary!!! I cannot recommend this place for Sunday highly enough!! Just don’t be tempted by...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch & it was lush. The Yorkies were amazing & nearly as big as my little one’s head. The portion sizes were ample, meat cooked to perfection, best way to end a weekend!!

Thank Nicola W
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terri728
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I would park in Treforest train station and walk to the pub from there. Ample parking and a 1 min walk. Parking near The Otley can be hit and miss
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