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The Old White Horse Inn

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12 High Street, Pontneddfechan, Brecon Beacons National Park SA11 5NP, Wales
+44 1639 721173
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

"What can I say, we're not perfect" yeah mate, far from it. Offered a round of free drinks for waiting over an hour for undercooked chips and a mixed grill that subbed lamb steak for an extra sausage because they'd run out...(sure like that's the same). Poor service, poor food. Wouldn't recommend in the slightest

2 Thank Abi W
Neath, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We choose this restaurant for our annual family gathering which is usually held at the Angel however the old white horse was recommended from a friend so we thought we'd give it a go. I'm glad that we did, although the restaurant was busy the waitresses couldn't have done enough for us including directing the children to the bathroom, taking... More 

1 Thank susanjones123321
Solihull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here during a walk with family and friends; a group of 11. As a small pub in a small village, this place is quite extraordinary, the overall welcome was amazing from both the staff and regulars. It was very comfortable with a big open fire. For a large group of us, the food was all freshly cooked, served... More 

Thank Mick E
Solihull, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After a walk down the valley though the the wonderful waterfalls we came across the White Horse. Six adults and five children descended and received a warm welcome from staff and locals alike! From a varied menu a wide choice was made across the group and we weren't disappointed! All meals prepared fresh and delivered to the table in a... More 

Thank Rocheford P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We went here following a recommendation from a friend and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing, great service and a wonderful menu of food to choose from. We will definitely be coming again when we are visiting family

Thank 55robg
Wales. U.K.
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding reception here today. The food and service was outstanding. Everyone commented on the well presented, delicious food. Large servings and home made gravy to die for. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and lovely decor. We've eaten here on many occasions and haven't found anywhere locally that does such great food. Thanks to Geraint and the... More 

Thank koalanowater
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

17 of us, including 9 kids, fed the best pub roast I've had in a long time, including gravy from first principals! Cheerful service and nice beer - thanks all!

Thank Ruth W
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

30 of us went for our xmas dinner and the meal was fabulous, every one enjoyed and the staff where very friendly and professional

1 Thank theresewilliams70
Neath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely welcoming place. Cannot do enough for you. Dogs very welcome. Food excellent with a great vegetarian choice. Cosy and relaxing. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Debdwi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for a family meal. Warm and friendly. Smashing meal and service. Lovely pint of Buddy Bach. Dogs were looked after and made welcome. Will visit again.

1 Thank DaveJM64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street, Pontneddfechan, Brecon Beacons National Park SA11 5NP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Pontneddfechan
  • Phone Number: +44 1639 721173

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