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The Goytre Arms

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Star Road | Penperlleni, Pontypool NP4 0AH, Wales
+44 1873 880376
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 16:00 - 23:00
Tue 12:00 - 23:00
Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Newport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night when Richard the landlord runs a quiz & gives a special deal on a meal with the quiz. Good value & good food.

Thank Owen D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic steak and ale pie with the most perfect chips. Never been disappointed with this place. Would highly recommend

Thank stuart m
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a large family meal here over Easter, the staff were very helpful and friendly, which made the afternoon really enjoyable. Our party consisted of two wheelchair users, there was good access from the front entrance, as well as ample room in the dinning room to acomadate them around the dinning table. The food was well served, enjoyable, and... More 

Thank Sheila J
Newport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food great beer and friendly staff didn't wait long to be served and the food was piping hot.

Thank stewartpitman
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadnt been to this place for years but will certainly be going back!! Staff were very welcoming, attentive, friendly and gave great service. Food was excellent, all 4 people in our party cleared their plates. Chips were lush!!! Unfortunately had no room for a desert. Not many places i would rush back to for a meal these days but i... More 

1 Thank Sian B
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Recently took my mother for lunch at this establishment,she is elderly and does not go out much. From the moment we arrived it was a pleasant experience. We were greeted by a lovely guy named Julian, he was so attentive to my mother's needs and bent over backwards to make us feel valued. The food was very good and served... More 

1 Thank vivairons
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Enjoyed lovely food. Burger was really 100% meaty, ham and chips tasty. Chicken pie and steak and ale pie both had loads of flavour. Recommend the mushroom ciabatta as a starter. Full of flavour.

2 Thank helenhutchings10
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were looking to take my Mother out for her birthday but my wife is vegan, and often there is nothing on the menu for her when we go for a pub meal and we needed wheelchair access for my Mother. We phoned up the day before and told a vegan option and access were not a problem. On arrival... More 

2 Thank DandJfromWales
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Visited today for a late family lunch food was lovely , great atmosphere really helpful staff nothing too much trouble would definitely visit again x 😊

1 Thank Tilliegeorge
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Positive is that it's a cozy pub with a country feel, negative side is that the manager is as moody as a £5 rolex!! Such a cold stern serious personality with a dead pan face, always seems very flustered over the slightest things!? Can never tell if he'll even acknowledge you even though you'd have had a lengthy chat with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Star Road | Penperlleni, Pontypool NP4 0AH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 880376
At The Goytre Arms, you will receive a warm and friendly welcome from our friendly staff.The ambiance is warm, relaxing and cosy. All meals are freshly prepared by our experienced chefs. Our food is locally sourced, from our fruit and vegetables to our meats. We have an extensive selection of meals and deserts to satisfy most peoples needs. We also have a large enclosed rear garden with a children's play area and plenty of tables and seating to enjoy your food outside (weather permitting). We welcome families of all ages. There is a free car park at the front and rear of the pub.

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