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Butterflies Bar & Kitchen

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31 Queen Street | Pontypool, Blaenavon NP4 9PN, Wales
+44 1495 791044
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great meal here, outstanding food & great service. Definitely go here again and would recommend to anyone who's looking for a great Sunday lunch

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Thank Van G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My self and 3 family members came for a birthday celebration we did wait 45 minutes for our order to be taken but the restaurant was so busy that we didn't mind. The staff was rushed off there feet but did a brilliant job. We all had starts mains and deserts it was all out of this world. Can't wait... More 

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Thank Laura H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the 1st time after reading all the fab reviews and was not disappointed. The staff were helpful and friendly and the food was superb.The Goats Cheese starter is to die for. Would highly recommend 😊

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Thank Lynda C
Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked with a party for a leaving "do" charming pub, really olde world inside complete with log burner, great selection of local ales and ciders etc. Nice large room for the party too. Food was quick, hot and really nicely cooked and presented, staff were very friendly and helpful. A very nice meal in a lovely surroundings, parking is on... More 

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Thank David E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the area for the weekend we asked our B&B host to recommend somewhere to eat with decent vegetarian options for my friend. Butterflies Bar & Kitchen was an excellent recommendation. We had a lovely meal and the service on the night was excellent, although I didn't get a reply to my message asking to book via the website and... More 

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Thank Ruth P
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place visited for our 25 wedding anniversary the menu had something for everyone we had the goats cheese starter it was fantastic my husband then had the rib eye which was cooked to perfection I had the belly pork which was delicious our table was situated right next to a beautiful log fire and the waitress and... More 

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Thank hazelfoxwell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up from Newport yesterday hoping for a nice Sunday lunch as we had an absolutely dreadful one elsewhere 2 weeks ago, plus no kids!! Butterflies is sssooooo cute, beautiful and tucked away. The staff were lovely, the menu was hard to choose from as it all looked wonderful. The food arrived quickly and was amazing. My lamb was... More 

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Thank Jo B
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had been looking forward to going to Butterflies and it didn't disappoint, the food was really good and reasonably priced, the service was also very good. However, the bill came to £67 , bottle of wine included... and my intention was to give a £5 tip. I gave the waitress 4 x £20 notes... £80.. as... More 

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Thank Cappachino23
wales uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again an absolutely fantastic meal!!! Birthday celebration and failed to disappoint. Pleased to see a work colleague there following my recommendations 😊. If you haven't been your missing out on an amazing culinary experience. You'll have to go along way to find better. Thanks again Dayna and staff 😊 awesome

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Thank Jane F
Abertillery, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food but was spoilt by frozen sprouts and aunt Bessie's Yorkshires. Chairs were a bit low down to the height of table. Puddings were lovely and very well presented but been here twice and both times they have been running out of puddings resulting in heated discussion who's going to have the last fudge cake! Long wait between courses... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Queen Street | Pontypool, Blaenavon NP4 9PN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Blaenavon
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 791044
Description
Butterflies Restaurant is situated in the heart of the World Heritage Town of Blaenavon. We are proud to be a part of the Blaenavon story, we have Big Pit on our doorstep and Blaenavon Ironworks is within walking distance. Our menu offers traditional classics and À la carte dishes with a continental flavour. Our blackboard is very popular and offers fresh, seasonal dishes to suit all tastes. We have two restaurant areas; the garden restaurant is a contemporary room with oak furniture, leather chairs and views onto the patio. The traditional lounge is very comfortable with original beams and 2 open fireplaces. We have a large walled garden with with plenty of room to relax. We even grow some of our own produce to use in the kitchen.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?