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The Butcher's Arms

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Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
+44 1685 723544
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
25 Feb 2017
“Lovely quaint and cosy”
7 Jan 2017
“Birthday meal”
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a meal whilst staying in a local B&B. Lovely welcome. Fitted us in without booking even though they were busy. I ordered a vegetarian dish. Broccoli cheese bake, which was lovely. My husband ordered a beef and mushroom pie which he loved....More

Thank Loran6
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal, would highly recommend and please try their deserts. Will be back again 100%. Amazing food..

Thank woddy77777
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Met with a very warm and friendly welsh welcome. Had a couple of drinks (the welsh local bitter is to die for). Not rushed to choose from the menu then led to our dining table where the food served was amazing. I would recommend the...More

Thank GARY L
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Popped into here on a drive around looking for somewhere to eat. Though been here before this was the first time with its new owners. We were made welcome and a table found straight away for us. Our meals were delivered to the table steaming...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Had been there for a meal out with friends and had a great time and good food so thought we would try Sunday lunch. Wasn't disappointed, we had a lovely meal, several different meats available, great vegetable and homemade roasties too. Would definitely recommend it...More

Thank SisterF
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We spent a couple of hours in the Butchers Arms eating and drinking. My partner and I had a curry which was mediocre. The bar staff seemed pleasant enough until the landlord arrived just as we were leaving. He seemed a little put out that...More

7  Thank sas m
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We were heading to the Red Cow on New Years eve, but found that full for a special event. The Butcher's Arms was nearby, and we were initially put off because it's a bunkhouse, but decided to give it a try. They were obviously busy,...More

Thank Chestnutmash
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We arrived about 15 minutes before official opening time and were welcomed warmly We asked if food was available and we directed to a table. A very pleasant lady took our order and our food and drinks arrived quite quickly. I only had pie and...More

Thank idlelayabout
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Received a recommendation & drove 10 mins to this lovely village pub. Mainly full with locals but the pub is a bunkhouse, so a few mountain bikers in the restaurant. Very friendly staff & typical Welsh way of life. We ordered lamb shank & gammon...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We are NOT mountain bikers like several other reviewers and only stopped off for dinner and found it more than acceptable although the wine list was limited (and expensive for what it was). It had a good range of food to cater for all tastes...More

Thank TravellingSandy4
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Pontsticill
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 723544
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