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A friendly country pub Restaurant . One minute off junction 34 on the M4, easy access and good parking at the rear of the building.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Pub, Welsh
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here lots of times and still the service is miserable! The two men in charge are surly and abrupt. Not a smile anywhere!! I think this rubs off on the staff because whilst the table service was just about OK, I don’t think anyone...smiled. How sad! The food last night was excellent but what a shame the staff don’t consider pleasant service to be an essential part of the restaurant experience. Cheer up everyone!!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent venue excellent food, excellent service. Went with a great friend for an evening meal. Top notch , da iawn pawb.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miskin Arms is a smart restaurant and part of a group which has similar establishments. Because the main offerings of fresh fish or meats are selected from the cold counter and charged by weight there is no table menu as such. It can seem a...bit bewildering at first as you order direct with the kitchen at the sales counter. As such, there doesn't seem to be a waiter allocated to your table and who ever is passing does the necessary. I didn't find it a very welcoming system, some tables seemed to get water jugs alongside their bar orders, but we were not offered one. The food was nicely presented, tasty and served very quickly, but in common with many restaurants nowadays, green vegetables of any substance seem to be a rarity unless appearing as a decoration. There is also a 2 course set menu offered.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in to have a drink and to see what this would be like for my 65th birthday. AWFUL PLACE. Even though the place was virtually empty I was not allowed to sit at one of the tables and was ushered into an area next...to the toilets. No welcome from the man in charge or other staff. Was made to feel really uncomfortable. Needless to say I will not be coming back!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 29 February 2024

Meal last night with my wife and our 2 boys. It was my wife's birthday. Excellent service and food was fantastic. Thank you!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 February 2024

Really enjoyable meal. Delicious food and friendly service from all staff. We will be back again in the future. Diolch yn fawr Dudley a'r staff. Cinio hyfryd!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

We were highly recommended this place for a Sunday roast by friends, we have been to Le Monde and Custom House and really enjoy going there to eat. It’s the same set up here even for Sunday lunch, you go up to order at the...counter which is fine. We both had the fish goujons to start, really nice. I had the beef roast dinner and my partner had the lamb, it came and looked amazing however my partner’s didn’t come with a Yorkshire pudding. When we asked about this we were told the lamb doesn’t come with a Yorkshire pudding, odd, but the waitress did bring him one. The roast potatoes were soft inside but not crispy and very hard on the outside, which means they had been sitting for a while, the Yorkshire puddings were stale and not crispy. We weren’t offered extra gravy like the table next to us, nor a jug of water. All in all an ok roast dinner, tasted nice but we weren’t wowed by anything. Will give 7/10.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Fantastic food, never disappointed. Great service lovely atmosphere. Nothing to much trouble. Lovely selection of food and vino.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 January 2024 via mobile

Booked a New Year's family meal for 6 people. On arrival, we was told to "go over there and wait", after waiting for around 4-5 minutes with plenty of staff passing us but refusing to make eye contact, eventually after asking someone, a host came...over. We believe he is one of the owners (but maybe wrong), walked us over to the table, did not welcome us but instead starting talking to a nearby table and then just walked off. We had to ask for drinks, poor availability of drinks.. Food quality was generally good to be fair, but the service has a lot to be desired for. Staff even had the cheek to ask for a tip. Won't be returning.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 4 January 2024

Walked here on a wet night, but we're glad we did! Lovely night, fabulous food and really warm and welcoming staff. Extensive wine menu, several vegetarian options and plenty of food. Would definitely come back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 24 December 2023

good venue well presented excellent selection of food great service good ambiance but unfortunately poor value for money portion size small and expensive

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

Step inside for warm welcome. No rush to order. Wide selection of quality meat and fish. Salad bar extensive. Food simply the best I have tasted. Rib eye steak divine with tasty chips. Staff made service look effortless. They were smart and polite. Fantastc food...lovely...location..it doesnt get much better than this.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023

What a lovely evening. We were met by a lovely, attentive man who showed us to our table. All the staff were really helpful and knowledgeable, the food was amazing! Thank you for a fantastic evening.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023

Family dinner this evening, Steaks were nice but the chips were bone dry and obviously not cooked fresh. Also, when spending £35 for steak and chips id expect a few extra trimmings on the plate. Not here. I was going to complain about the chips...but nobody bothered to ask us how the food was so I just paid and left. Don't think I'll be back anytime soon. Shame, it could have been so much better with a bit of effort and customer service.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023 via mobile

The second time my family in Wales has used this eatery, and they said it is consistently good. The service was very good, and the food exquisite in taste and presentation. The two Gentlemen running the service made it all look so very easy, but...with all them covers, I am sure it is not. Such a nice place to come with the family for an event or celebration, and we for one will definitely be back. Thank you to the amazingly Chefs, and lovely staff.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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It's possible to drop off at the front door before parking. There is a large ramp from the car park up to the resteraunt for wheelchair access.
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