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Moktar's Kitchen

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1 Three Salmon Street | 1 Stryd Y Tair Eog, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DS, Wales
+44 1685 383333
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Merthyr with my sister, needed lunch & saw this cafe down a side lane. I felt confident although my sister had reservations! Anyway, walked in to peruse the menu as no menu visible & checked out the 'specials' board. The proprietor welcomed us & informed us there was a more extensive menu on the tables. We found a nice... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went with family for a Sunday lunch. Nice food, lovely staff - waitress was lovely when dealing with my daughters awkward requests! Good price. It was very busy. We are from out of town but it is clearly a local favourite.

Thank suemac2002
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Moktar's kitchen can be found in a small side street off a largely pedestrianised area on the edge of the town centre. There's limited parking (a problem in Merthyr Tydfil) nearby or a supermarket car park just beyond that. The cafe offers a very good breakfast although it took a short while to turn up as it was freshly cooked.... More 

Thank ITTraveller
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Only a little way off the Taff Trail which we were cycling and, whilst it perhaps looks a little tired from the outside once inside things improved greatly. Staff were very helpful and the food was served promptly even though they were quite busy. Food was voted a winner alround. Indeed, on the return leg from Cardiff, when two of... More 

Thank davidcB5667YP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Visited today for the first time in a long time and we weren't disappointed. We had a roast and Hunter's chicken - both were home made and were delicious, with that something special you can only get from good homemade food. Would highly recommend, I would ignore the recent negative comment, just an isolated personal opinion that's difficult to believe... More 

3 Thank Alison P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Meal was served after a very lengthy wait of 40minutes.My meal was salmon fishcakes and chips .I was served two very greasy small fishcakes with very small portion of chips and told that more chips would arrive soon.By the time they arrived I was so horrified by the amount of fat on my plate that the meal was inedible!!.I was... More 

3 Thank sweetpeabrook
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Called in for a Sunday dinner before heading home to West Wales, got there a bit before they were ready, so the friendly staff said if we waited about 10 mins they would be ready to start service, and they said that we won't be disappointed. How true they were, we ordered two chicken dinners and was absolutely fantastic, Lovely... More 

2 Thank Sarah O
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Friendly atmosphere and freshly prepared great tasting food, You can have a breakfast here for only £2.50, it is only a small seating area so would advise to either book or come early to secure a table.

1 Thank pmdwales
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Served hot and good size portions and a beautiful selection of deserts to choose from. Oh waitress is pretty damn fine too xxxxx

2 Thank dazzerwill
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Lovely, homely cafe in the heart of Merthyr Tydfil. Dine in or take away. Always a welcome and a pleasure every time

2 Thank Joy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Three Salmon Street | 1 Stryd Y Tair Eog, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 383333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?