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“Fabulous food and a very warm welcome”
Review of Carpenters Arms

Carpenters Arms
Ranked #5 of 59 Restaurants in Pontypool
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Privately owned and run for the last 9 years. We buy all our ingredients as locally as possible. We make all of our dishes in house, including desserts!As well as great pub food, we also have a huge selection of fresh meats and fish.We can cater for parties up to 100 in our function room,(200 if you would like to book the whole pub)We have a civil marriage licence and have a great deal of wedding experience, and can help plan your perfect day. We tailor make each day to suit your needs and budget.We also cater and host all family functions such as birthdays, christenings and wakes.We'll always do our very best to help so please drop in or give us a call.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our family to celebrate a special birthday. Neil and Nelson the new owners gave us such a warm and friendly welcome. The Carpenters was super clean, well organised and very Covid safe. A varied menu is on offer, catering for all. .When your food arrives it is beautifully presented and tastes outstanding. We can’t wait to return and highly recommend a visit., you won’t be disappointed.
Maria & Lee

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friend had lunch here today and were very impressed by the lovely warm welcome we received from the new owners. The menu choices were plenty and varied, the food was delicious and exceptionally well presented and tasted great, will definitely be back to sample the rest of the menu.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent welcome from New owners very friendly and accommodating . Everything was fantastic the ambiance, service , presentation and taste. The food was stunning , great choice and price . We really could not fault it. It felt very safe with good covid measures taken . The menu was varied catered for all food tastes .
Also a perfect venue for celebrations , weddings anniversaries, christenings as they have separate function room with dance floor.

Date of visit: May 2021
1  Thank tinahine43
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself my wife and both mothers have just been for an amazing Sunday Lunch to this fantastic country pub... lovely village location wish we lived closer... this traditional pub has just been taken over by Neil and Nelson who both have great experience in hospitality... in these terrible Covid times its great to get back out again we all thought how well they are coping with all the regulations.... First class service... friendly staff... and the food was truly faultless.... all the meats so tender full of flavour... veg served to table help yourself... and Proper Gravy!! And on a cold wet day great to see a wood fire... All presented so well good choice of drinks... 25 gins!!! We wish you all the best... can't wait to come back... Good luck to you both and all your staff...

Date of visit: May 2021
1  Thank Martyn R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nelson and Neil have just taken over the Carpenters Arms.
I walked up to the Pub/ Restaurant and had a pint of lager and a meal.
The hosts Nelson and Neil are very welcoming and I find out have years of experience in the hospitality business.
The fish and chips and peas I had was outstanding.
Their social skills are what one would expect from seasoned professionals.
Together with the excellent food,they cannot fail to impress.

Date of visit: May 2021
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1  Thank Dennis P
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