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The Blinkin' Owl

) #10 of 67 Restaurants in Cwmbran $$ - $$$ , British,
Oxtens | Coed Eva, Cwmbran NP44 4TP, Wales
+44 1633 484749
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“the pub” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Oxtens | Coed Eva, Cwmbran NP44 4TP, Wales
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated pub, and the staff were very attentive, but one of our group of eight had to wait for their meal, as the kitchen had not plated enough meals. The Yorkshire pudding I received was rock hard and could not be cut with a...More

Thank hojon76
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the Blinkin' Owl on a Friday evening with my partner. The staff were very attentive even with a full bar of customers. We ordered food which arrived swiftly and at a great standard. The garlic mushrooms were to die for. Savannah and Emily...More

Thank Hannah L
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Many thanks for the kind words and I'll pass on your comments to Emily & Savannah. We'll look forward to you visiting us again in the future! Gavin

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Atmosphere was ok,but bar staff appeared pleasant but overworked,it being Easter weekend.Food was not briliant .Extensive menu but not well cooked and not appetising .Specials were off apparently as it was Bank holiday so not the discounts as advertised.Did not want to make a fuss...More

Thank 659gill
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Went a meal with my husband and my inlaws for there wedding anniversary first time they have been the meals were all very tasty and with my mum-in-law being dietbetic they catered for her very well. Lovely staff and lovely atmosphere we will definatley return.

Thank juliespokes111
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Julie, glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. I'll pass on your comments to our chefs who will be delighted! Many thanks Gavin

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

16 of us were booked for my daughters birthday. Food was delicious, excellent service yet again. We all had a great time. Thank you for everything. The dessert was amazing. Catherine

Thank welshcath1975
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Catherine. Glad you and your family had a great experience with us again and I'll pass your comments on to the staff. Sorry I wasn't around on that night but hopefully see you and the family soon! Regards. Gavin

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub.. we had Sunday lunch last Sunday and it was lovely! Staff were helpful and pleasant. Would definitely return.

Thank lewisg732
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review and hopefully your experience will justify a 5* next time as well! :) Many thanks. Gavin

Reviewed 14 February 2017

The meal was very good, hot and tasty and excellent value for money with two meals for £10.00. The choice of alcholic drinks is very good, after all it is a brains pub. A little more work on the quality of the meals and I...More

Thank Ian M
GavinBDavies1981, Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hi Ian, Thanks for the positive review of your time at The Blinkin' Owl. I shall pass on your comments to the kitchen team and I know that head office keep an eye on TripAdvisor comments also (re quality). Many thanks Gavin

Reviewed 8 January 2017

One of the families favourite pubs to eat, so much so we went for a birthday lunch. We weren't disappointed, wonderful meal and friendly staff.

Thank Chrissie R
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hello, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your time atThe Blinkin' Owl. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future! Gavin

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great service and great food. Good value for money too. Great atmosphere, staff were very pleasant, caring and helpful.

Thank Meg C
GavinBDavies1981, Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hi Megan, Great to hear your experience at The Blinkin' Owl was a good one. I will make sure its fed back to the staff and hope to see you again soon. Thanks Gavin

Reviewed 4 January 2017

A party of six of us enjoyed a birthday lunch time meal. The food was good, (we had a variety of meals), and was served promptly. Gareth who served us was really welcoming & excellent in making sure we enjoyed our meal. The value for...More

1  Thank primateno1
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hello, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your time at The Blinkin' Owl. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future! Gavin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxtens | Coed Eva, Cwmbran NP44 4TP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Cwmbran
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 484749
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Description
Recently refurbished, it's been transformed into a cosy family friendly pub. Fantastic food for fantastic prices! Special offers on every month.The kitchen has been given a 5* for scores on the doors from EHO.We have Sky & BT Sport! Pool table - free pool is on a Thursday. Tuesday is Quiz night & Bingo from 9pm. Friday is is karaoke night. With a friendly, inviting atmosphere, and excellent customer service, this local pub offers a great experience. If it's a family birthday or special event, or you just don't fancy cooking and want a tasty meal, you won't be disappointed with us. We take bookings, so call us to reserve your table. Sunday lunch we recommend booking in advance as food is cooked fresh.Food is served 12-9pm Monday-Saturday, and a Sunday 12-7pm
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