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The Rock Country Inn & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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Tredegar Road, | Blackwood, Caerphilly, Wales
+44 1495 223441
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The ambience in the dining room is nice. However the food was just average. We were offered nice bread rolls. I had carrot and coriander soup which tasted looked and tasted like oxtail soup, with parsley (?!) sprinkled over the top. Made me feel a bit uneasy as I'm a veggie. With the main meals, the vegetables were served on... More 

Thank Perth6025
St Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Warm welcome at this stylish gem of a country pub. Food was lovely, service attentive and overall experience was enjoyable. Will return whenever we are in Blackwood.

Thank Carole J
Tredegar, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I have often driven past the Rock and wondered what the meals were like, so when we were trying to decide where to go, I suggested we try there. We hadn't booked and the carpark was quite full, even though it was early evening. We were greeted by a smiling barman, who said it wasn't a problem that we hadn't... More 

Thank pitters01
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Visited The Fock after many years. I was aware that the ownership had changed but had been given an assurance that things were possibly better than before. My informant was not wrong. Although visiting at lunchtime we ate of the evening menu and we're pleased with all aspects of the experience. Service good, food good, cleanliness good, decor good. Have... More 

Thank Maurice96
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Had an evening meal here with a friend last week. On arriving we received a friendly welcome by the manageress. Just having picked up the Menu the waitress was there to take our selection, so we asked for a few minutes to decide. Starters and Main Courses chosen within 5 minutes our came our first course. Soup was okay and... More 

Thank Daryl G
Worcester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

On Saturday i called in again to The Rock to have a meal with my wife my son and his girlfriend to celebrate my wife's birthday. We were not disappointed. a simply superb meal from the 4 starters to the 4 mains to the sweets everything was exellent cooked to perfection and the staff were very friendly and looked after... More 

Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Went for a meal to the Rock for Golden Wedding Anniversary Family Meal. Food was great, spot on. Everyone enjoyed there food and the service as good too.

Thank Jennifer R
Worcester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I travelled from Worcester to visit my son and his partner for his birthday we took him out to The Rock for a meal to celebrate it and what a meal we all had from the starters through to the mains and the desserts and followed by coffee a really fantastic meals joyed by all in fantastic surroundings.very friendly people... More 

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Would come again, food lovely, plenty of choice. Chicken curry had loads of meat, gammon is huge, with real cooked chips not plastic.

Thank dtsrequest
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Our family night out at the begining of the year, we went to the Rock in blackwood. I had a stunning sizzling stir fry that melted in my mouth. Great food. X

Thank elizabeth993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tredegar Road, | Blackwood, Caerphilly, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Caerphilly County  >  Caerphilly
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 223441

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?