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The Rising Sun Inn

) #14 of 40 Restaurants in Pontypool $$ - $$$ , British,
Cwmavon Road | Abersychan, Pontypool NP4 8PP, Wales
+44 1495 773256
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cwmavon Road | Abersychan, Pontypool NP4 8PP, Wales
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We called in here on spec, looking for Sunday lunch. Made us feel welcome. Staff attentive and polite. We enjoyed a lovely cooked roast sunday dinner at a very fair price.

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Meals are good value for money. A lovely atmosphere been down a few times now and always have found the same

1  Thank margaret955
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Many thanks for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Gerwyn

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st class food and service, absolutely spot on , will definitely be going back 😀The menu was very varied, everything cooked to perfection & all home made 👍👍

1  Thank carolynbowen
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Fab to hear all went well and thank you for your comments. Gerwyn

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Welcoming, great beer and food.Well worth a stay here you won't be disappointed for sure 5 stars.Thank you.

Thank burt t
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you :)

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Called them at 10.30 to see if we needed to reserve. Told no. Turned up at 2.15 and found they had reserved a table for us anyway, just in case.... Very impressed. Sunday lunch was excellent. Mushroom soup was best I've had in a long...More

1  Thank Proteus241
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was a pleasure to read your review and look forward to your next visit. Gerwyn

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Rising Sun for a family of 6 Sunday lunch. The pub and restaurant itself is lovely, with a large beer garden and relaxed atmosphere. The disappointing aspect came with the lunch. There was a choice of 2 meats, pork or beef. We...More

1  Thank Rosie P
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am saddened to read your experience did not come up to expectation. Please make yourself known to me on your next visit and bring anything that your not satisfied with to my attention immediately as we aim to please every single customer who patronises...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I'd been given some advice off a friend of mine to visit The Rising Sun as the food was something else and locally sourced so I decided to visit. We was not to be disappointed. The food was great, the family atmosphere shone, the music...More

Thank a0man
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you it is always pleasing to have reviews such as yours Gerwyn

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

After a visit to the Big Pit I stumbled into this rural place in a village. Very nice lady and honest food. In the summer you can sit outside but it was too cold when I visited. For a friendly lunch or dinner don't drive...More

Thank Hans Thomas H
Gerwyn E, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you :)

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend this place. Deliciously cooked meat, was so juicy. A good selection of meals to choose from and a good size portion of chips which are extra crispy and chunky, and they are cooked to perfection. Staff are so friendly and take pride in...More

Thank LoisFromLincoln
GerwynRisingSunInn, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We value your comments and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food in a very friendly environment. This is a family run pub that has family at the heart of it, very accommodating and nothing was too much trouble :)

Thank CATWOMAN1973
GerwynRisingSunInn, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review, it is much appreciated. We are pleased that you enjoyed your food and time at our pub. We hope to see you very soon. Gerwyn.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cwmavon Road | Abersychan, Pontypool NP4 8PP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 773256
  • E-mail
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