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Glancynon Inn

) #11 of 38 Restaurants in Aberdare $$ - $$$ , British,
Swansea Road | Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9PE, Wales
+44 1685 811043
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swansea Road | Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9PE, Wales
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lovely Saturday lunch with an elderly lady with us. Service was excellent with very friendly and attentive service. Food was very good and very good value for money. We live away so can't be regulars. However when we visit Aberdare again we will return.

Thank alunbut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed down the road from here and needed somewhere to eat after a day of walking. It was fine inside and the atmosphere was friendly. We ordered 2 Glancynon burgers for 11.50 each. We waited for around 50 mins for our food and eventually...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch- showed to our table straight away and food + drinks order taken-good..After 20 mins my partners starter of pate arrived with an apology on the wait. Looked really nice and plenty of it.. I ordered soup which did not arrive.. after...More

1  Thank siany74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a dinner here and I got to say it was terrible. I didn't like anything about it at all. The chicken seemed to be undercooked the veg was bland and tasted frozen and they didn't bring all the veg to the table just...More

1  Thank mandystan86
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Where to start ok staff are friendly starters first class but the dinner grave was pastey with no flaver what so ever. mash no butter or cream no taste. Sprouts soaking wet mushe not a tall good. What can I say to be honest I'd...More

Thank karlsemmens1962
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good food, friendly staff and excellent menu that fairly priced with the food being served piping hot.

Thank trevor n
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Just visited the glancynon with my wife and food and service was superb. I would have no hesitation in recommending this excellent pub if you fancy high quality food at very reasonable prices

1  Thank Tony R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely, the staff were very attentive & it was so nice to see the Glan back to its former self. It's been a while since we visited for food but I can certainly say we'll be back very soon. Thanks you for...More

1  Thank GMG4
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A group of 8 girl work friends went to the Glan for a 30th Birthday meal, and I have to say we were a little anxious as we had heard and seen some bad reviews, however we needn't of been... We all had different meals...More

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Called there today for a Sunday roast never eaten there before I can't fault the food and service at all the afters which was coconut cheesecake was scrumptious will be calling there regular a lovely pint aswell would definatley recommend great value for money. The...More

1  Thank gusfizz
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2016|
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Response from Lorren D | Reviewed this property |
hi we have 2 new chef and we are under new management it would be lovely if you could pop in and have a try some time :)
28 June 2016|
Response from TOTTENHAMWales | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, sorry but I don't know the chefs name, but whoever it was the food was fine 6-10.
21 June 2016|
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Response from bigballs29 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jeff you must not no them well enough then because all Rhys done was rip the staff,the pub,and customers off all because he got a bit of money well more like finance so not his money really what about the holiday pay hey... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swansea Road | Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9PE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taff  >  Aberdare
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 811043
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