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The Old Barn Tea Room

Ystradgynwyn | Torpantau, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UT, Wales
+44 1685 373175
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (153 reviews)
“cake” (35 reviews)
“sandwich” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ystradgynwyn | Torpantau, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UT, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely countryside formerly named grannery cottage now the old tea barn rooms is a lovely quaint place in the beacons with fresh Good,which is delicious and we recommend this for tea and scones or Sunday meals plus lots more.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 20 October 2018

There might be sandwichs as nice and fresh, scones as fantastic, a choice of tea's served in a proper pot with china cups all served in a beautiful building in a great setting somewhere - but if there is don't know of it! But you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ggp186302
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

It was a delight to find this tearoom while out on a lovely drive. Afternoon tea was great value and we was well and truly satisfied. Friendly service!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 86Brian
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had a perculator of coffee, which was the best coffee ive ever tasted. Lemon cake was absolutely divine. Highly recommended. They also allow dogs inside which is a rarity these days. Well done the old barn!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kesroid1961kg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the tearoom a number of times. Consistently good, always a warm welcome and service from staff. The afternoon tea is great, and unlike many establishments you can choose your sandwich and other bits rather than getting the standard mix. Dog friendly and staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 942judithw
Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a lovely little gem of a place! A friend and I wended our way there today for a light lunch and a catch up. I had a lovely carrot and parsnip soup along with a hoummus and roast vegetable sandwich with a pot of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to stop over before or after your walk. Beautiful gardens and seating inside, staff are very friendly and attentive. Cakes and sandwiches were amazing!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 27 September 2018

visited in the early afternoon, we had a lovely cream tea with delicious scones and good tea, nice setting

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jerry h
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Yet again not disappointed. Warm welcome, excellent food on a very busy Wednesday lunchtime. Even though it was extremely busy you are still made to feel special and given outstanding service. Top marks as always.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sarah s
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Although the day we visited there was horrendous rain all day. We where made very welcome with lovely homemade food. Mum had a carrot and pumpkin soup which was delicious. Would love to go back in better weather

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bunning04
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6 February 2017|
Response from Maccy2 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
It's open now been open for 2 weeks
15 October 2016|
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Response from cherryl2805 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to book for Sunday lunch, it is so tasty and reasonably priced. You can pop in for cream teas etc any time you like during the week! So pleased to have found this little Gem... Very nice place to take any... More
22 February 2016|
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Response from lacloo6 | Reviewed this property |
They open the beginning of February and close around the end of October. They are open 7 days a week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ystradgynwyn | Torpantau, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 373175
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