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“Good Sunday Dinner”
Review of The Rickards Arms

The Rickards Arms
Ranked #54 of 101 Restaurants in Pontypridd
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
South Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good Sunday Dinner”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Sunday dinner here excellent, loads of different veg, and really tasty gravy. Always good service. Reasonable prices too. Would recommend here for Sunday dinner every time.

  • Visited June 2014
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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“Outstanding hospitality”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I visited The Rickards with my wife on Saturday evening and met up with friends, so we were a party of six, four of us wanted a meal but we were told the kitchen had closed at 8 o,clock. When we mentioned to the landlord Rob Otley that we had wanted a meal but the kitchen had closed he immediately offered to supply a bowl of sausage and chips free of charge or he would personally cook meals for us which he did. Now that is what I call hospitality. The Rickards has a menu with plenty of choice for everyone, a good selection of beers, wines and spirits all at very competitive prices.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank hopkinstownboy
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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“Excellent food, excellent beer, excellent staff”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Always have a great time at the Rickards, food is always brilliant, lots of vegetarian options.
Only issue we have ever had with the place is that on Friday and Saturday nights, it can get a bit busy. Not the fault of the venue though!

Friendly staff, good service, good choice of drinks.

The breakfasts are a thing of legend.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank algorithmandblues
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“THE BEST SUNDAY LUNCH ANYWHERE”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

If you want a great Sunday lunch that tastes better than your home made,then pay a visit to The Rickards in Treforest.
The food is fantastic,the gravy to die for,and the portions are huge!Round it all of with a fantastic dessert.
On top of that,the service from all the staff is second to none,nothing is too much trouble.We go there every Sunday,it's not worth cooking yourself!
Rob Otley has a little gem of a place here,and the good thing about Sunday is,you don't need to book,but it is advisable.
Also,this place is a great old fashioned pub,great atmosphere,top quality drinks,and a great welcome.
Well done to all the staff.
Rob Brooks Pontypridd

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Rob B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“was this a bad day”
Reviewed 19 January 2014

out of the three meals ordered one was warm the others were stone cold the roast potatoe was powderey on the inside and cooked on the outside only the rest of the veggies were undercooked
the cofees were stone cold and were milky water
on entering the restaurant as I went to sit down at the table my arm touched it and got covered in congealed gravey off the surface of the table
all in all together with the high price of £21.80 this is the worst meal we have ever had

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank john s s
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