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Red Cow Inn

££ - £££, British,
Main Road | Pontcill...merthyr Tydfil, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UN, Wales
+44 1685 387775
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Road | Pontcill...merthyr Tydfil, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UN, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been here the last few Sundays now and the lunch is just liked home cooked food, choice of pork, beef and turkey, all great, the gravy is perfection with great portion of pots and veg, there is a great choice of beers and service...More

2  Thank Footprints809878
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cosy warm fire old fashion style country pub . Home cut chips with usual pub grub at reasonable prices. No need to dress up just go and fill up.

3  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were searching for somewhere to have a good, home cooked meal in Merthyr and after looking at the reviews on trip advisor we decided to try the Red Cow. We hadn't been there since it was taken over by new management and what an...More

4  Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the area with my better half and my dog. Called in and the pub was tastefully decorated for Halloween! Two prawn cocktail starters were excellent and my Scampi and my Wife's Lasagne were beautiful! My dog thanks you for his two sausages! See you...More

1  Thank jackarmy1071
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have always loved this little pub but more so since the latest owners have taken over. Always a warm welcome , happy to reserve tables and can’t do enough for you. Sharon and the bar staff are first class and the food is the best...More

2  Thank GoPlaces29641
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening meal with friends at The Red Cow. A wet and miserable night outside but with the fire roaring and the welcome of the bar staff, it was a lovely evening inside. Three of our party had the Steak and Ale Pie,...More

5  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome and really good value for money menu. Staff are really friendly and welcoming especially with families and dogs which is great to see. Super location, lovely atmosphere and well worth a visit after a long walk or just to relax in a friendly...More

2  Thank benstiley530
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome sunday lunch here.. one of rhe best we had for years. Highly recommended. Plenty of vegetables to go with lots of meat. I had the pork and my friend had the beef. Beautiful

1  Thank kesroid1961kg
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The food is so beautiful I book in every Sunday for Sunday lunch.. Best I have ever had.. even so much I eat here in the week too bar meals are also beautiful also.. the best pub ever. All the staff are amazing..

1  Thank Louise P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I've been a relatively regular patron of this pub for around 3 years. Last night we went for a quiet early evening drink and sat outside as it was quite busy inside. As the walkers and bikers began to leave we went inside, with our...More

3  Thank Stuart P
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Lorna E
4 October 2018|
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We arrived early evening, so I am unable to comment on sunday Lunch.
26 June 2018|
Response from jackarmy1071 | Reviewed this property |
No but everything is good at this place, especially the home made chips. Excellent Sunday Lunch too!
14 January 2018|
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Response from Julie J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure, I dont go there often..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Pontcill...merthyr Tydfil, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Pontsticill
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 387775
New owners from 17th december 2017 we serve traditional ales and a large selection of beers and wines we serve hot and cold pub food
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