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The Buck Inn

Swansea Road, Pontlliw SA4 9EF, Wales
+44 1792 892294
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“curry goat” (8 reviews)
“beef” (25 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Swansea Road, Pontlliw SA4 9EF, Wales
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Buck many times and have given it excellent reviews but not this time. The food was warm and wasn't presented every well, our friends were also disappointed with the Goat Curry which I recommended they said it was more like...More

Thank Allan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been many times to this restaurant and always had supurb meals. On Friday the food was no where near the standard we have seen in the past. Usually the place is packed but on Friday we were the only people in the restaurant....More

1  Thank Lyndada57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called today for lunch had two meals which were ok however when it came to the pudding I found the stork of an apple in my apple crumble pointed this out to the waitress whose only comment was did I want another napkin as I...More

Thank yvonne73
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited without booking. My partner and I both decided to have the Sunday Carvery. We both had the beef and turkey which was cooked to perfection, served with a very good selection of fresh vegetables and Home made gravy . The staff were incredibly friendly...More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Me and my husband visited the Buck on a Friday evening. When we got there we were politely greeted by the members of staff and then shown to a nice little table in the corner. We had not booked so was worried we might not...More

Thank MrsCarter15
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Officially our favourite place to have Sunday lunch. On our latest visit, the place was jammed packed, but the waitress managed to find us a table even though we hadn't booked. The meat was cooked to perfection! I had the choice of gammon and beef....More

Thank 112,233,234,554
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had such a lovely wedding reception. The staff were fantastic and worked hard to ensure the 35 starters were all served together. The carvery was tasty with a variety of vegetables, the meat was tender and we all enjoyed the delicious puddings. The house...More

Thank evvansC
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I had left a review before and I have to say the good has improved so much. Credit is due... there's still an issue with staff as there seemed to be lots of staff but none really knew what they were doing. We waited 25...More

Thank Jenkins884
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Both my wife and I went this Sunday for lunch, we booked for 3.30 , very popular hard to find a parking space , so good impression, We were shown to our table , and as it is a carvary we got in the queue...More

Thank mgwilcox
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Unplanned visit today for Sunday Lunch. Despite being very busy they found a table quite quickly. My partner and I both decided to have the carvery. The meat was cooked to perfection , served with an excellent choice of vegetables. I would definitely recommend and...More

Thank Emma T
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jane w
18 July 2017|
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Response from lynne t | Reviewed this property |
Dont think so
8 November 2015|
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Response from NeathHugo_49 | Reviewed this property |
We booked on a Sunday for 2pm but arrived early and was sat straight away, I'd say around 1:40. Our experience was exemplary and would definitely recommend. Hope this helps.
14 September 2015|
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Response from Mal P | Reviewed this property |
yes £9.95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swansea Road, Pontlliw SA4 9EF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Pontlliw
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 892294
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