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Butterflies Bar & Kitchen

$$ - $$$, British,
31 Queen Street | Pontypool, Blaenavon NP4 9PN, Wales
+44 1495 791044
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (72 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
“cheesecake” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31 Queen Street | Pontypool, Blaenavon NP4 9PN, Wales
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Lovely @@sunday@@ @@lunch@@
"We were a large group of 22 who booked for sunday lunch "
diane679
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2. Amazing experience!
"never been disappointed! lovely welcoming atmosphere"
Cerys T
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3. Absolutely Amazing 😁
"28 of us were booked in last night for my dads 50th"
Chloe P
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1 - 10 of 488 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited tonight 13/9 - with my partner and the food again was outstanding. We didn’t realised they’d had a refurb but the place looks so much bigger and brighter! The ribeye steak melted in my mouth with such a lovely charred flavour and the chips,...More

Thank Sean B
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Moved to Blaenavon in January and took my partner here this evening for a simple main course meal. Absolutely amazing food, well presented and the staff were not just professional and courteous but sincere also. I also found my new local! We’ve decided this is...More

3  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister booked Butterflies for our birthday meal (myself, sister & mum born on the same day) as it has always been good when visiting in the past. We had Sunday lunch on our actual birthday. She had spoken to the restaurant on 2 separate...More

2  Thank Catrin A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love coming here for food it is literally out of this world!!! And the deserts I just cannot get enough of

1  Thank Peachyqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Butterflies on many occasions and have never been disappointed. Nothing is too much trouble for Dayne and his team. The food is of an extremely high quality and the presentation is excellent. Today's Sunday lunch was of a high standard and I...More

1  Thank j0yemm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at butterflies. The service was good. Venue is lovely with a relaxing feel to it. The starters was good and the cooked dinner roast beef I had melted In your mouth. Really tasty. Good choice for desserts and finished up with...More

1  Thank rachelyemm42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is split into two parts and there is a small eating area in the bar. All of the food is great, whether it is a Sunday lunch or an evening meal. It is at the higher end of the pricing compared to similar...More

1  Thank Lor137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a regular customer of Butterflies for many years. Dayne and Team are consistently delivering quality food in a lovely atmosphere. Had another fantastic meal last night with our friends. Had the lamb rump (beautifully cooked). Followed by an amazing sharing cheese board. The garden...More

1  Thank Cwtchycatgirl
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! Can I just start with Wow! What a fantastic little place this is. I found this restaurant on here when looking for somewhere to go with our friends visiting from England as they were staying in Beaufort. I booked here after seeing the amazing...More

1  Thank Rhiannon_Watts
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Very friendly and professional staff invited my friends from Newport who thought the food and establishment was fantastic, Steak was to die for .would love to come again

1  Thank stephenwilliams776
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Abbey L
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Response from Basingstone | Reviewed this property |
No, will not be easy for you unaided.
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Jane J
22 June 2016|
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Response from dayne-watkins | Property representative |
Yes indeed, smaller portions from the adults menu or local sausage and mash or homemade chicken Goujons
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Queen Street | Pontypool, Blaenavon NP4 9PN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Blaenavon
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 791044
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Description
Butterflies Restaurant is situated in the heart of the World Heritage Town of Blaenavon. We are proud to be a part of the Blaenavon story, we have Big Pit on our doorstep and Blaenavon Ironworks is within walking distance. Our food reflects our heritage with many local dishes - Welsh lamb is the best in the world after all. Our two restaurant areas both have unique features, The Cwtch has an log burner set in a 19th century fireplace and the Garden Room as the name suggests offers views onto the courtyard and large walled garden. Our garden offers a South facing terrace which becomes a sun trap during the summer months with our greenhouse packed with tomatoes, cucumbers, chilies and other delights to use in the kitchen.
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