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The Waterloo Hotel and Bistro

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113 Alexandra Road, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
+44 1633 264266
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Popped in for lunch and was very pleasantly surprised. Despite it's slightly faded glory look from the outside it is lovely inside with late Victorian tiling and period knickknacks around the place. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. My mother and aunt had the child's portion of fish and chips which were huge!! My father had the regular size... More 

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Thank plasgraig
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We decided on a weekend in Newport and found this wonderful gem of a place. room, service and food were all great and staff very friendly and helpful.. quite charming inside with it's Victorian decor.. highly recommend staying here whether one night or longer...

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Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

as a family we booked the Waterloo for Sunday dinner two meat choices poor desserts all ice cream the beef was fatty frozen potatoes burnt Yorkshire puddings most of our meals had to changed no offers of any gestures of free coffee or drinks poor poor never again

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Thank johnywils
Marlow, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were there on Friday night when they had their 2-course special. The meals were very good - so much so that we were tempted back there again on the Saturday night. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank Lyn2905
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bob and the team catered for our wedding at the Waterloo and the food was stunning. We had great feedback from all of our guests who commented that to produce 80 meals in one sitting and still have such high quality was a real achievement.

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Charlotte NC
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151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Took my 96 year old Mum out for lunch with family. The access was easy for a wheelchair, wide doors and helpful staff. Good beers and excellent nutricious and tasty food. Interesting menu.

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Thank mvann4
Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We recently visited Newport and stayed in this beautifully restored Edwarian hotel. As this is a grade 2 listed building, many of its original features have been retained, not least of which is the wonderful original bar area. Our bedroom was spacious with a king sized bed and sitting area. The bathroom was modern and towels were large and fluffy.... More 

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Thank MarilynLloyd
Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great food, fantastic hotel, lovely staff...stayed only for one night, but we will be back :). Rooms are specious, very comfortable bed... We were reading comments on tripadvisor before we booked and the area looks a bit scruffy, but inside it was nice and cosy. Room was facing the busy road but not as much as some of the comments... More 

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Thank gr8lucy
Bali, Indonesia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Though we only stayed for 1 night, but it was a nice experience. We stayed in a 3 beds room which is pretty rare to find, the room was clean with an ensuite bathroom. It is still retaining its original design amongst the more modern style buildings around it. The hosts were very friendly, we chatted with them during breakfast.... More 

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Thank Sten7981
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

5 star service this is our 3rd visit and it only gets better every time. Staff are friendly, welcoming and helpful. Terri is a wonderful host. The chef knows how to cook the perfect steak. Give them a go. Please

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, European, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Alexandra Road, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 264266

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