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The Gate Inn - CLOSED

Caerleon Road | Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran NP44 8DQ, Wales
+44 1633 861822
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (16 reviews)
“pate” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Caerleon Road | Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran NP44 8DQ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a Saturday evening in July, group of four adults. Having reserved in advance and arrived on time, we were told that we would have to wait in the bar for our table. Twenty minutes later, we asked again and were shown to our...More

3  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went midweek for lunch and it was so quiet that there wasn't any atmosphere. Food was good although a little overpriced. The staff were polite but they didn't seem very welcoming. Don't think we will return.

3  Thank Marcia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been driving passed this place for a while and decided to stop with the kids for an early dinner....and soooo glad we did. Really good food, freshly prepared and clearly home made. Good menu selection and great service. Would highly recommend to chicken...More

Thank Craigkbrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second visit in 6 days to The Gate and on each occasion the meals were outstanding. The actual restaurant is tastefully decorated and has that comfy ambiance about it. The service is first class and the meals cooked to perfection

Thank warren542
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again the organisation and food were fabulous. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening with some excellent wines. Three courses and three glasses of wine for £30 I feel is excelent value for money, especially when you consider the high standard and quality of food...More

1  Thank JacquelineIreland_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would most definitely visit again. I was very happy with what I ordered, the ingredients were obviously fresh, and good quality. Everything was well prepared. Our choice of wine was also very good and the price reasonable. My father was disappointed with his meal...More

Thank Alysia J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of eight in a justifiably packed house for this event. Like all its predecessors it was a great experience with excellent food and plenty of good quality wine. Service was good too! Bring on the next one!

Thank jeparfitt
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with local friends that had recommended the Gate Inn. Were not disappointed. An attractive restaurant and well laid out so you are not sitting " on top of" other diners. Nice menu and all prepared perfectly. Excellent friendly service from two young waitresses. Special...More

Thank ifand
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We called in for a meal prior to attending a relatives funeral. The place was spotless and the food was very good. The knew we didn't have much time and made every effort to ensure it arrived promptly. The funeral wake was also booked here...More

1  Thank suechis0
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We visit the Gate on a regular basis as it is dog friendly and we can eat out without leaving the dog at home. The staff are lovely and friendly and the food is amazing. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Georgina C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caerleon Road | Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran NP44 8DQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Cwmbran
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 861822
  • E-mail
There has been an Inn/Pub/Hostelry on this site since the 16th Century. It was closed for two years before the current proprietors took it over and refurbished it ready for opening in mid-October 2012. It is privately owned and operated and is not part of a chain. It has a 150 seat restaurant divided into a number of areas and rooms, from a small cosy private dining room ("The Gate Room") to a room which can comfortably sit a function for 50 diners. The Bar area has ground floor access with no steps and there is a wheel-chair ramp outside for access to the restaurant. There is a disabled toilet in the bar area. There is a car park with up to 48 bays. The restaurant style is 'bright and roomy' and not cluttered. Dogs are welcomed in the BAR area - but not in the restaurant. There is out-door seating for up to 40 people.
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