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Caradogs Restaurant

Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
+44 1685 813433
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Caradog's during an overnight stay at the Ty Newedd. The food was outstanding. I had halloumi to start and it was the nicest halloumi I have ever tasted. Photo included is minus 2 slices as id already eaten some before remembering to...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this venue quite a few times, and always had a lovely meal. Nice selection on the menu also. Polite and helpful staff and Kirsty is very helpful. The rooms are very nice a spacious and nice and warm. The bar is lovely and drinks...More

Thank Les D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had afternoon tea here for our wedding anniversary. Restaurant was laid put beautifully; we were then shoved in a back conservatory which had smashed crockery under the dresser and 3 tables not even with table clothes. Service was rubbish. 1 pot of tea- not...More

Thank Laurageary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Ty Newydd for Sunday lunch with my mother and we both were very pleased with the quality of food and the service. The staff were superb especially the young blonde waitress who was very friendly and pleasant towards my family and I. Very...More

1  Thank bradleyjones90
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Initial visit fwas excellent. Subsequent visit was served frozen chips. It's not cheap there but to be served frozen chips is dreadful. I complained to the waitress who more or less called me a liar and couldn't tell a frozen chip to a fresh chip....More

Thank Brodiejaye
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived without a booking but greeted by a lovely young man who seated us immediately and given menus. It took a while to be offered drinks but not too long. Mushrooms to start we delicious, partners patè was good but not great. Carvery was super....More

Thank IOT78
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Well we recently booked for a Sunday lunch for a friends 65th Birthday. Our table was pre booked, so they new we were coming, which I presume would be the case in most instances so that the kitchen will know how many meals to prepare....More

Thank cgriffi
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is the first time I write a review for a place where I haven't had a chance to actually taste the food. But I am so disappointed by the circumstances that I had to submit some comments. The place advertises food all day and...More

Thank danielb79
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The food was really nice, if a little expensive and not many choices. But the quality was superb. The breakfast was really nice. Although lacking yogurt. A malt Easter bunny was a lovely touch.

Thank Tracey O
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cant fault food or decor though some things on the menu werent available, staff friendly and food was great.

Thank Adrian O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:30
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penderyn Road, Hirwaun, Aberdare CF44 9SX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taff  >  Aberdare  >  Hirwaun
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 813433
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Caradog's serves the best of Welsh local produce. The seasonal menu offers the finest dishes with ingredients from the Brecon and Neath Valley region. We work with our local farmers, growers and purveyors to source outstanding quality products and incorporate these seasonal produce into our menus. Using ingredients at their peak and preparing them with respect allows us to capture the essence of the season and bring it straight to your table. The result is food that is honest, straightforward and pays homage to this outstanding part of Wales we are so privileged to call home. Whether an intimate occasion, a celebration dinner or entertaining corporate guests, we will deliver the best hospitality experience!
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