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The Upper Cocks

$$ - $$$, British,
The Highway, Cwmbran NP44 2HE, Wales
+44 1633 483218
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Highway, Cwmbran NP44 2HE, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked Sunday lunch for a large family get together on Sunday 4th November. There was over 30 of us & they gave us all the bar area. All the staff were wonderful & looked after us so well. The food was beautiful & all...More

Thank bonnyparker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a few drinks before a meal at the gate. The atmosphere was great and there was a live band.Right up your street if you are looking for a busy Pub with friendly atmosphere! Really enjoyed it.

Thank jezthomas74
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Went has part of a party of ten. All the meals were very nice as were the chips and it was nice to see a side salad on the plates and not peas. the prices were 2 for £14 very reasonable. Some had desserts which...More

Thank roscwmbran
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Had lunch here the food was decent the staff ok good chips the pub is a bit dated but it's clean and tidy.

Thank boodera
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I have heard a lot about this pub and decided to give it a try. I must say I was very impressed with the portion sizes and homemade chips. On the whole very enjoyable and will not hesitate to return.

Thank nobby378
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Our booking was for 44 people. The pub not only catered for our food requirements but also gave us the whole of the bar area to do our 'end of season' football presentation. We had a 2 course Sunday Roast and the food and the...More

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The pasta wasn't cooked and it was runny like a bowl of soup with no layering, previous visits have been fine but this was awful

Thank nicholas t
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Went to the Upper Cocks to day to an after funeral function, only lived in this area for 15 years and it was the first time I had been there . Everything was noticeably clean and tidy and the staff where there to great us,...More

Thank Chrisdqw
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The entrance to the pub is off-putting (could be described as scruffy) and the restaurant has a slightly shabby look. Food was passable but definately not up to restaurant standard. My dessert was not what would be expected - something completely different from the description...More

2  Thank Williams A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

First time I've been here and it won't be the last. Beautiful Sunday lunch, large portions. Highly recommended

Thank MandyT513
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Questions & Answers
11 August 2018|
Response from Chrisdqw | Reviewed this property |
I have seen guide dogs inside
Sue L
6 February 2018|
Response from CRads86 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so. As far as I’m aware it’s all one level.
Ellie S
15 April 2017|
Response from Midlands_T | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall some vegetarian options. However the menu is not at all inspiring. Presentation is always key to running an establishment, with the tatty folded corners of the menus delivered on "clipboards", I wish I had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Highway, Cwmbran NP44 2HE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Cwmbran
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 483218
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