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Home cooked locally-sourced delicious meals in the highest village in Wales. Bordering on the Brecon Beacons with local walks and point of interest such as the Chartist Cav, Aneurin Bevan Memorial stone (founder of the NHS), disused limestone quarry and rare landforms.
PRICE RANGE
£4 - £15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub, Welsh
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews steak cod pork belly the pub sunday lunch service was excellent highly recommend a visit out of this world you won t be disappointed high standard warm welcome tasty food main course second to none booked a table value for money ellie
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Starter was really nice had the soup but the main garlic chicken with linguine pasta was awful it was very chewy and all of the chicken was pink. Told the waitress and she took my plate down to the kitchen came back with the same...plate explaining: I've checked your chicken it's fine it's 82 and from a butchers so fine don't worry but honestly couldn't bring myself to eat it so just took all the chicken off and just ate the pasta. Did not want a dessert after that. Praying I don't have food poison 😩More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Ellie Griffin, Owner at The Top House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Abbie, thank you for your review you experienced our business 24 hours previous. The chicken is always probed before it leaves the kitchen, and was again on your request, we offered you a fresh plate to reassure you and an alternative dish if preferred...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here with friends that had been before but it was the first time for me and my wife.I really cannot figure out how we waited so long.Quite simply lovely place,superb food and brilliant staff.We cannot wait to return

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a few occasions and always had lovely food but visited last night for our wedding anniversary and have to say the experience gets better every time!! The staff are all so friendly and welcoming, the restaurant/bathroom is spotlessly clean and the food was...out of this world!! I had the belly pork which was cooked to perfection the cracking on top was mouthwatering! I only wish I lived closer so I could visit every day 🤣 thank you for making our anniversary meal one to remember.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute gem of a restaurant, well worth the drive from Ebbw Vale where we were staying. The food was delicious and the portions very generous. The staff were friendly and helpful-nothing was too much trouble. If we are in the area again we wit...be backMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best Sunday roast we've had in a long time. All fresh veg , the meat was cooked to perfection and plenty of everything. The waiting staff were lovely and nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be returning here again.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 20 April 2024

Great food, friendly staff, lovely place to relax, unwind annd eat with family or friends or both. Highly recommended if you’re in the area or passing through!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 24 March 2024 via mobile

We were a large party of 16 which is not always easy to cater for. All our meals arrived together hot. freshly cooked and to to a high standard, Homemade chips with all the steaks, Which were cooked to perfection weather it was medium rare...medium or well done. The Parmesan chicken was really tasty. My daughter also said her fish was good. We also had 2 children join us and they both had tasty meals . The spaghetti bolognaise came with garlic bread a little more choice than just sausage or chicken nuggets they are also on the menu but it’s lovely to see a bit more selection for the children . The service as always was well organised friendly and relaxed . Thank you to all for a great evening we will be back to dine with you again.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 March 2024

Amazing Sunday dinner, the food was well presented, delicious and the gravy was so tasty! Highly recommended! A lovely welcome as always!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024 via mobile

Outstanding food, lovely staff and great atmosphere. Will be returning very soon. Had a lovely lovely time here this evening xx

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024

My favourite local pub! We are lacking in our area when it comes to traditional pubs serving food and drinks so to have The Top House on our doorstep is a little gem. It always has a cosy welcoming vibe, the service from Ellie and...staff is always friendly and professional. It still amazes me how chef JoJo managers to cook the most delicious meals in the smallest of kitchens she really is a wizard! The food is always full of flavour, hot and fresh, a good choice of drinks and desserts. I had a recent meal with friends who had not been before, we all had steaks and peppercorn sauce, they commented that they were the best steaks they had eaten. They couldn’t believe that they’d been paying so much to visit miller & carter when there was a better steak locally, the chips are also delicious and everything is all home made. It’s a unique little pub, definitely worth a visit. You won’t be disappointed. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024 via mobile

Have visited numerous times this year, the last visit being Mother’s Day. The food is great and the Sunday lunch is the best about. Well done team Top House. See you again soon.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024 via mobile

Best Sunday lunch about. We as a family have been everywhere. This is by far the best Sunday lunch we’ve had. We had the trio of meat with cauliflower cheese and red cabbage and it was a sensation. Highly recommend this little place.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024

My wife and I have just returned home from a fabulous Sunday Lunch at the Top House. As usual, the meal was piping hot, delicious and plentiful. Service was very efficient and friendly. All in all, a consistently enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Visited as a family for an early mother day lunch. A very poor experience. I have previously loved the top house in the past. I found the staff very rude excluding the girl with tattoos who was very pleasant. I do not recommend .

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 March 2024

We have eaten here many times as a family and have previously left good reviews. However i feel we should review not just good experiences. So our visit yesterday was a shambles. First our drinks were wrong. Then we ordered 8 starters, 6 came and...they said the other 2 were on their way. Well we'd all eaten our starters and had another drink before the remaing two came. When the dinners eventually arrived they were cold and the carrots were totally under cooked. To top it, the foul language coming from the kitchen was embarrassing. We had my 3 year old granddaughter with us and found it totally unacceptable. One sentence between staff was "for F##k sake the foods F###ing coming, tell them" relating to another table who were obviously complaining. Finally we were then charged for food we didn't have. Not sure if its changed hands since its reopened but not the same. The only member of staff who seemed to care was the waitress with the tattoo's.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Ellie Griffin, Owner at The Top House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2024

Sorry to hear of your experience dinning with us, we’ll ensure it never happens again, we are training new staff members at present and appreciate your honesty but wish you had discussed this at the time of visit so we could have supported you.

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The Top House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5