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The Butchers Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Alltwen Hill | Alltwen, Pontardawe SA8 3BP, Wales
+44 1792 863100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“cheesecake” (13 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Welsh, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alltwen Hill | Alltwen, Pontardawe SA8 3BP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always lovely food & service. Fantastic as usual Steak perfect and all such a lovely experience. Recommend. Only negative is super expensive soft drinks. Not really good to encourage people who are driving

Thank lynn t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place very cosy and warm, candles lit and very relaxing. Staff are very friendly. Food was lovely, the selection is very good. Food was piping hot and quickly served. Dessert was to die for I had chocolate brownie with salted caramel sauce...More

Thank Kath196911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews we went here with some trepidation as it didn’t sound great. However, it had been recommended by the owner of our holiday cottage so we thought we would try. What a pleasant surprise. Light, airy space with friendly staff and our...More

Thank JonesEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When't out to the butchers with my family there was four of us walked in to find five people by the bar with one child they were drinking nobody egnolaged us straight away, a young boy showed us to the table there were only another...More

Thank Mrs D D
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for a retirement do for a work college. Staff were so helpful in letting us decorate the table prior to everyone's arrival. We were a party of 14, the food was stunning, all served together. The staff throughout the evening were extremely good....More

Thank StephenHoneyman
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went her for Sunday lunch it was awful booked a table for 2 o clock to be told only 1 portion of two meats left beef and lamb not acceptable . Had our food Yorkshire pudding was burnt roast potatoes were solid and over cooked...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to the butchers for many years for special meals. Last night I visited for a date night meal after a stressful week. They never fail to impress here. The service was fantastic, the staff really attentive, even with new faces. I...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This pub was recommended to us and didn't disappoint. Food was cooked fresh and was served hot. Large potions!

Thank sespley10
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Visited The Butchers Arms after being recommended to us by friend. It didn't disappoint. Excellent service and food. Choice of food was great and of good variety.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered the pork special on the board for £16.95 and to be honest it could have been a starter. I'd had a tough day at work and had not eaten all day brought the family out for food and was very disappointed. Also the...More

Thank GINNO78
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alltwen Hill | Alltwen, Pontardawe SA8 3BP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Pontardawe
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 863100
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