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The Unicorn Inn

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Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
+44 1495 751304
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Today
12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here on a Thursday daytime. It was very welcoming and the staff were very helpful. My partner had the all day breakfast which he said was delicious. I had the burger with cheese and bacon and home made battered onion rings which were lovely. And our son who never finishes a meal demolished the chicken nuggets chips and... More 

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Thank chatterboxbek5
Valencia, Spain
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal here whilst visiting friends excellent food, excellent service. Will definitely revisit on next trip

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1 Thank Keri H
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been going to The Unicorn for meals and family/friends get-together's for quite a few years now and have always had fantastic,lovely food and excellent service. Unfortunately that was not the case on Friday 20th January,my husband and I had the most awful meals of two rib-eye steak's both full of fat and gristle and mine... More 

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3 Thank tracey a
TiffanyDoc30, Manager at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service. However on this occasion we seem to have failed on both counts. I am saddened by your experience, i worked friday myself and if i or the owner had been properly informed of your complaint, i would of been over to you and appologised, and it would of... More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little pub by accident. Stayed in one of the hotels and did not fancy the Harvester. Pub is dated but comfortable, food is delicious and filling. I am a Veggie and was very impressed with the options they had available. The other group members had steak, which they said was good quality and well cooked. We were... More 

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Thank Karzi99
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told to try the Unicorn out for Sunday lunch by friends and it was absolutely beautiful food and the staff were lovely can't recommend it enough we will definitely come back again. Thank you for a lovely lunch

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Thank Andy J
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

staff very helpful and polite pleasant surroundings food was very good service was excellent it was very busy we hadn't booked but after a short wait we were able to order and the meals were served promptly a very pleasant experience

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Thank Annie Y
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Saturday afternoon without booking. There were 4 of us and they managed to fit us in. The dark haired girl that served us was very polite and personable. We had starters of the black pudding and bacon and also the garlic mushrooms, there was nothing to fault with either dish, tasted great and looked divine.... More 

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Thank Chris T
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Unicorn for a family Sunday lunch to celebrate an 18th birthday. We were pleased that they were able to accommodate our large party of 15 on the same table. Previous visits had been slightly disappointing when 15 of us visited, as we were seated on separate tables. We asked the staff to look after a birthday cake... More 

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Thank rockangelrosie
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love this gem of a place. Food is always top notch, homecooked and fresh...really relaxed friendly atmosphere. Great for Sunday lunch family get togethers celebrations or a light lunch.

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Thank 70HappyJ
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, amazing service, young pretty girl serving with long black hair was clearly very busy but couldn't do enough for us she was friendly and had a lovely smile!! Will defo be coming back xxxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 751304
Description
Pontypool's best kept secret! Serving freshly cooked food, including homemade desserts, mouth watering steaks, all your pub classics and chef's specials. Also serving some great real ales and freshly made coffee. All served in a warm relaxed and friendly atmosphere!

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