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The Merrie Harrier

117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
+44 29 2030 3994
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have to say it's a great place to eat or just for a drink . Staff are always friendly and efficient. The pub is clean and the food is good . Toilets are always clean too. I'd recommend a visit .

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to the Merrie Harrier in Penarth. Staff are always friendly & welcoming. The food is always great & they have different offers on every day. Interior could do with brightening up but apart from the decor we love it here. Highly...More

1  Thank Le Anne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a meal and a pint with my Dad last night. The staff attitude was surly, bordering on hostile. Food was okay but awful staff demeanour made me want to leave, the simplest question when ordering food was met with hostility and the...More

Thank ratcliffe652
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good Friday. Good food. Good wine and good customer service. Fair play to Brains for resisting the opportunity to ruin this fine pub and turn it into an eatery with booze!

1  Thank johnbach
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to a few Brains owned pubs recently for lunch and they all seemed to have pretty much the same gastro pub menu. The Merrie Harrier offers more traditional pub fare rather than something pretending to be an upmarket deal. Look out for...More

1  Thank Raiderbankk
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is a village pub on a busy junction. It has great value pub food. Quick service with good parking facilities at the rear. Small outside terraced area with patio heaters if needed. It's close to the hospital so its a good option for visitors...More

1  Thank _ursularoan26
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We decided to go for lunch yesterday and the 2 meals for £10 deal (Monday to Friday) was great value. I had the beef chilli with extra chips and my wife had the vegetarian chilli. The food was good and we both left very satisfied....More

1  Thank SpartakNo9
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

7 of use ate and had drinks for just £65! Steaks, mixed grill, fish platters all cooked really well. Was a little wait but we were told this before ordering so no problem. Have been here a few times before and always very friendly relaxed...More

1  Thank Alan G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Never been here before but was visiting a relative in the local Hospital. We booked a table. The pub offered 2 courses for £9.00. I had soup of te day which was home made and lovely and my partner had garlic mushrooms that was tastey...More

1  Thank cmathias07
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Lovely ,helpful and happy ,staff,fantastic fresh cooked food ,me and my husband usually like to go to different pubs and restaurants but after going here we just keep on going :) Thanks for makeing us feel welcome(we have just moved to Penarth in December .Greetings...More

2  Thank janelasonder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2030 3994