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Ye Olde Murenger House

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52-53 High Street, Newport NP20 1GA, Wales
+44 1633 263977
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great pub” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
52-53 High Street, Newport NP20 1GA, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recommended to visit by a friend. The Tudor-bethan facade marked this out from the other student orientated watering holes. What struck me on entering was the traditional look and feel. This is one for real ale fans. At first sight it didn't appear to have...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Newport for the evening and my original dining plans proved impractical, so I looked around. At the end of a fairly run-down street I found this place. I liked the look of it from outside so decided to venture in. I am...More

2  Thank Ian N
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Murenger is an historic Newport institution and has long had a reputation for serving up a range of decent beers. Well the food menu is now an added reason to call in and experience this well run pub. The menu has a good range...More

1  Thank mxcal
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We've been here a few times before, and our granddaughter made it 'her local' for the 3years she was in university. It was the place she wanted to go before she left to go back home to Edinburgh. We had another lovely meal and the...More

1  Thank Delma B
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Popping in for a drink it gave me mixed feelings - having been part of my youth 30 years ago. The building is the same, the beer is still fantastic, the landlord is friendly and welcoming - the difference being the quiet and space. It...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting this place for many years. It's a very historic building, but has been very well looked after by Rob and his staff. Rob has been the landlord for over 25 years and still enjoys it. There is a large selection of drinks,...More

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

First time in Newport, popped in for a pint whilst waiting for my passport renewal at the local office. Lovely welcome as I walked in, fantastic pint of Indian Ale, topped up after first sip. Ye olde building indeed, such a great pub, will defiantly...More

1  Thank Superspurs22222
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

As the title reads coupled with a great pub. A must visit and also bees and foods for carnivore, vegetarian and vegan.

1  Thank Blue S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The jewel in Newport's crown of steel. Great, food, the finest beers know to humanity, and Wales's premier modernist landlord. What more can you ask for?

1  Thank freshprinceofcwmbran
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Just popped in to have a couple of beers. The bar staff were extremely welcoming and attentive. We had three different beers and they were all excellent. A real old fashioned boozer.

1  Thank Steve D
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25 January 2016|
Response from Andrea R |
Yes just round the corner there are several, some open some multi-storey all a short walk away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-53 High Street, Newport NP20 1GA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 263977
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