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The Yew Tree

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Penygarn Road, Pontypool NP4 8JA, Wales
+44 1495 750634
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have a table booked but we managed to get a table. Brilliant venue, food was amazing wish they were a little closes to Leeds in West Yorkshire. Highly recommend!

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Thank Wooodsy1
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Good friendly service and tasty well prepared food in lovely surroundings... would recommend this restaurant to have a meal.

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Thank John W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a excellent meal with brilliant service. But let down by no draught beers bottles only very small selection and charged high prices fir them. For this reason I don't think we'll be going again

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Thank wendy F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here after finding recommendation on here. We turned up at 7:15 and they had a table for us. We shared antipasti to start which was delicious. We had pasta as our main meals which were also wonderful, unfortunately despite our best efforts we couldn't fit in a pudding but had a coffee. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Julie B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We've eaten here for a lunch a few times, but recently went for dinner for the first time.. It's a nice small restaurant with very welcoming staff. We were seated in the bar area, drink orders taken and given a menu to look over. Once we'd decided we ordered and then were taken through the restaurant area. This is a... More 

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Thank gellets
South Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fabulous place to eat,such fresh food,lovely menu choice,excellent value,staff helpful and polite.one of my favourite places to eat.

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Thank louise_pearce_wales
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

a lovely relaxing evening in the small lounge for drinks before we went in for dinner, certainly we were not dissapointed the food was delicious.

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Thank John C
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I eat at the Yew Tree at least once a month because it offers exceptional food at affordable prices. The food is always fresh and tasty and served hot. The waiting staff are friendly and discreet, they welcome you into the pre-dining area with drinks and food suggestions before taking your order and showing you to your table just before... More 

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Thank John F
Ashford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely meal, great service, lovely views and truly delicious food. I would thoroughly recommend! Can't wait for my next visit.

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Thank hackers89
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Popped to the Yew Tree Coffee Shop for lunch today. With my Wife and Daughter (I've already had the pleasure). My daughter had a Panini while my wife and I had a Pasta dish each. What can I say. It was all freshly prepared and the portion sizes were superb. A lovely dresh salad accompaniment and a drink each, and... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?