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The Red Cow

6 Merthyr Road | Llwydcoed, Aberdare CF44 0YE, Wales
+44 1685 267071
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tempura” (2 reviews)
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Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6 Merthyr Road | Llwydcoed, Aberdare CF44 0YE, Wales
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Fantastic service and food as always! We went for lunch on New Years Eve and we had a fantastic time.

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Had Sunday lunch here whilst in the area for a few days. Great pub, very nicely decorated and great staff. Very impressive. Food was excellent and they catered for me very well as I am gluten free. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Takeachance270
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place! We are down this way for new year break and thought we would try this for Sunday dinner. As soon as you walked in you feel welcome. The men said the real ale was great us ladies had wine. The garlic...More

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This a beautiful warm pub with lovely staff. They had a nice selection of beers and ales with a nice atmosphere. Starter - I decided to go with the Tempura Battered King Prawns. However, the batter was thick & greasy and the prawns were hardly...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch as usual, food was lovely and also boiling! Definitely recommend the sticky toffee pud!😊

Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I may be a little biased lol but this pub is actually at the bottom of my garden, I do not visit it often but booked the family of 8 in for a birthday meal, for the missus, it was gorgeous, food was plentiful and...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Had a fabulous Christmas Lunch , a large party sitting to eat . All well catered for . The lunch was tasty , hot and plenty to eat . The Deserts are all home made . Had the toffee cheese cake which I must say...More

Thank Cadairidris
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Book early, this is a very popular place to eat. We go now and then on sundays and the atmosphere the food and the staff are all fantastic. The value for money is also excellent. But be advised to book early as you wouldn’t want...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Very tasty food. Parking on site but only a dozen places. Good price at £52 for 2 drinks, 2 starters, 2 mains, 2 desserts. Nice staff. Service a little slow. Toilet bin at capacity badly needed emptying. Drafty door behind us as we ate. Would...More

Thank Huw J
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning food , fabulous staff, can’t fault anything about the place, can’t wait to return.. even catered for my niece who is allergic to milk soya & gluten .

Thank 1975Morris
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28 July 2017|
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Response from 1954daisy | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didnt see your question, I dont know about dogs .
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14 January 2017|
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Response from Maureen C | Property representative |
What date are you looking for? Thanks
clare b
13 January 2017|
Response from EbbwValeTessie | Reviewed this property |
Hi that's hard answer depends how many locals /visitors are there when you visit you don't mention day or time ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Merthyr Road | Llwydcoed, Aberdare CF44 0YE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taff  >  Aberdare
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 267071
  • E-mail
The Red Cow, Llwydcoed offers high quality meals in a newly refurbished first class restaurant. Whilst the bar offers a more relaxed comfortable atmosphere in which to enjoy your food. Pre book or just drop in. all are welcome !
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