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Cefn Mably Arms Pub

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 11/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 11/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
The Cefn Mably Arms is a traditional Welsh country pub. Steeped in history in a idyllic village setting adjacent to the beautiful and interesting St. Michael's Church and Cemetry. The pub offers a mix of traditional and fine dining and offers a range of real ales and fine wines. The pub is a venue for locals and visitors and dogs too, where the atmosphere is shared by all. In the summer there are both front and rear gardens and in winter the two log fires provide a cosy and relaxed experience. Come and enjoy our welcome.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$61
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Gastropub
FEATURES
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (239)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful pub with many homely features including a log fire and beams. There is a great menu including a la carte. On this occasion we ordered the Mediterranean sharing platter for starters, steak and ale pie served with chips and peas for...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 24 November 2020 via mobile

One of the best pub meals I’ve had in a long while, warm welcome from the staff, well run and safe, I highly recommend the fish and chips.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

We returned to the Cefn Mably Arms for another Sunday lunch today and as usual it was amazing. I actually had bought ingredients myself for a roast but with the prospect of another lockdown looming, we decided it was a good idea to squeeze in...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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S3227GWcarolineh, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Thank you for a great rating and review and pleased you enjoyed the roast beef and sticky toffee pudding. Our team appreciate the feedback and we thrilled by your recommendation to others. We look forward to seeing you again when it is safe to do...More

Reviewed 5 October 2020

We came here on Saturday evening for a Couples evening with friends.. The Food is exceptional, every meal was outstanding. The Staff here are very friendly & welcoming & provided excellent service. We will definitely be returning on a regular basis, such a lovely Restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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S3227GWcarolineh, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great rating and lovely review. We have had so many couples dining through the lockdown in the area and it has created a great atmosphere, which makes it a great night for Team Mably to...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

Really hearty Sunday lunch. Lovely quality produce cooked to perfection - both the meat and vegetarian options. Portion of beef was generous! Starters were excellent also. Service was spot on; attentive but not suffocating. Covid precautions in place but without stifling the atmosphere. They've got...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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S3227GWcarolineh, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Wow, what an amazing review! We are pleased to hear you appreciate our standards on food quality, portion size, service and atmosphere especially at this difficult time. Thank you. We hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

Reviewed 10 September 2020

Great village pub with good range of meals and specials. Friendly landlords Ben and Caroline (with a super pub dog Alfie) have worked hard to retain a pub atmosphere despite the Covid restrictions. Felt safe but 'normal' when we visited--a difficult balance to achieve. ....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CarolineH3956, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2020

Thank you for a great rating and review. We are pleased to know that our COVID measures are working and you enjoyed the welcoming atmosphere. Alfie loves all the visitors especially humans! We hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie

Reviewed 7 September 2020

Wow!! What can I say. I’ve known this pub for 30 years and it’s always had a lovely friendly comfortable atmosphere. Ben and Caroline have run it for a good few years now and made many improvements. It is a fantastic venue with loads of...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CarolineH3956, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Hi Jon thank you for taking the time for an amazing review and we very much appreciate all those positive comments, acknowledging all the standards that we believe are important for our venue. Thanks for the photos too as it's good see the real food...More

Reviewed 4 September 2020

Very impressed with the caring and cleanliness in the pub. And a real welcome feel after some poor experiences in other pubs during these strange times! The food was outstanding, would recommend the Asian chicken skewers! All of the food was very good. Shame we...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CarolineH3956, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you for a great rating and review. It is strange times and we are pleased you appreciated what we are doing to keep people safe but also give a great experience and atmosphere. We kept the Asian chicken skewers on the menu as they...More

Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

The warm welcome, excellent food and good service helped to ensure that we had a very enjoyable evening. The decor and atmosphere in the pub added to the overall experience. We have visited a couple of times since restrictions were eased and the measures taken...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CarolineH3956, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Thank you Lindsey for a lovely review. It's good to know we we tick several boxes post lockdown and we appreciate you coming back. Our gourmet burger and steak pie is very popular so we are pleased it was good for you. We look forward...More

Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

What a gem of a country pub! The home made food (particularly the Sunday lunch) is delicious. The service is excellent and we were made to feel very welcome. The atmosphere inside is great however there is plenty of outside seating available! If you’re looking...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CarolineH3956, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2020

What a great rating and review and is very much appreciated by all the staff at the Cefn Mably Arms. We love customers who appreciate quality home cooked food, great service and atmosphere. Thank you. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

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They most certainly are as all of our staff love dogs. We have even had dogs in the pub during Wedding receptions. Irene and I have tow dogs ourselves. Please ensure that you mention this need when you book. Vic & Irene.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cefn Mably Arms Pub
    Is Cefn Mably Arms Pub implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, Cefn Mably Arms Pub is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is Cefn Mably Arms Pub rated?
    Cefn Mably Arms Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5