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The Yew Tree

Penygarn Road, Pontypool NP4 8JA, Wales
+44 1495 750634
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“antipasti” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Penygarn Road, Pontypool NP4 8JA, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 30th party for our son and liaised with Fabio the owner who was very helpful setting up the room with decorations etc. We had a long table for 21 guests and all the meals were lovely the service was impeccable and very obliging....More

Thank torfaenwesty
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely Italian place not really cheap but it all tastes fresh and is a really calm atmosphere (if you go as early as you can). Staff especially front of house is welcoming and accommodating would recommend you book especially if it's for a special...More

Thank CharlotteRose66
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Heard lots of good reviews by word of mouth and they were all right! We had a fabulous meal, so delicious and beautifully presented. Small intimate setting, with wonderful attentive staff. Highly recommended. Will be visiting again very soon

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This place is a hidden gem. Small, intimate restaurant that provides a good atmosphere and unobtrusive yet friendly service. The food is lovely having tried many dishes there. I would highly recommend the gnocchi and the chicken diavola. Suitable for friends, couples and families. Worth...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I love eating at the yew tree the food is excellent atmosphere pleasing quiet sometimes friendly staff

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food at the yew tree. Beautifully season and tasty food at a competitive price . Highly recommended .

Thank austinflowers2
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very helpful when taking the booking and subsequent adjustments. Also very flexible with adapting the menu for my wife's dietary needs. Many thanks for that. The starters and main courses were all delicious, beautifully presented and clearly freshly prepared. None of our group had a...More

Thank paul007hale
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We visited as a party of 6 on a Wednesday evening. What a nice surprise - the restaurant is well decorated and cosy, with friendly staff. Although there were a wide range of Italian dishes on the menu, I chose the King Prawns to start,...More

Thank Angharad1994
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After hearing outstanding reviews, I was really looking forward to the meal. This is my thoughts. Really good service and great value at £19 for 3 courses. Bit mean with the chips which came in a small cup size container and looked like a thin...More

2  Thank Giles D
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Yew Tree remains one of my favourite places to eat. The menu is interesting, original and changes frequently. If I was to be critical decent ale is only in bottles not on tap. Visited between Christmas and the New Year, the restaurant was unusually...More

Thank irj13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penygarn Road, Pontypool NP4 8JA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 750634
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