We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bryncae Arms

$$ - $$$, ,
Bridgend Road | Llanharan, Pontyclun CF72 9RP, Wales
+44 1443 231671
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gastropub, Welsh, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bridgend Road | Llanharan, Pontyclun CF72 9RP, Wales
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (112)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you come here expecting fine dining or even some glorious comfort food then I fear you will be disappointed. This is a “cheap eat” venue and if you go with that in mind then it’s an ok place to eat. As another reviewer has...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oldmanjoslo
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Cannot thank David & his team for making this a memorable evening for us both, family & friends. Food was outstanding from the presentation to the taste. They decorated the room for us, there were 25 of us and all stated that the food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Leighton P
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited Bryncae arms today for a family Sunday lunch, couldn’t fault it. Beautifully cooked beef, lovely selection of veg, Yorkshire pudding light and fluffy and very tasty gravy. Staff all friendly and welcoming would highly recommend! My advice is to book in advance as it’s...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bllew81
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Sorry guys. Don’t like writing negative reviews but the food here was poor as was the service really considering it wasn’t busy. Service opened at five to order food. We were first to order yet seemed to wait a whole 45 minutes for the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sianiekins
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Called into this lovely pub today at the end of a good walk. What a revelation! There were thirteen of us and amazingly we had a table that accommodated all of us. The lunchtime menu was excellent and really good value for money. The waitress...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mumadog
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Went to bryncae arns for a luncheon meal, I must say the quality and the amount of food which was served was amazing. The staff were really friendly and could not do enough for all of us. Would definately go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank joharris252
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited the bryncae a month ago to go and have Sunday lunch and it was fantastic. It’s all homemade food which was a bonus. The staff were fantastic and very helpful and escorted us to a table and then took our order. The food didn’t...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank babycakesiam
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited last Friday night, amazing food and atmosphere, chef was trying out new desserts and they tasted just as good as they look and top off good laugh at karaoke

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lauren Jean H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited here last Friday waited 20 to be served with our starter, of soup which was like dish water, although only 2 tables were taken, in the whole restaurant, wanted fish cakes for starter no fish cakes as advertised, waited 40 mins for starter to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Helen G
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

On recommendations we went for Sunday lunch.. such a friendly pub.. staff couldn't do enough for you..Excellent service, very quick. The food was delicious, freshly cooked vegetables and plenty of them. I had beef and Yorkshire pudding with plenty of rich gravy. The dessert were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank michellemered21
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
St. Mary's Hotel
160 reviews
2.62 km away
Premier Inn Bridgend (M4, J35) Hotel
516 reviews
3.70 km away
Travelodge Bridgend Pencoed
284 reviews
3.71 km away
Premier Inn Llantrisant Hotel
578 reviews
4.53 km away
Nearby Restaurants
High Corner House
149 reviews
1.03 km away
Dragon House
10 reviews
.51 km away
Palm Tree
44 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Giles Gallery
34 reviews
4.21 km away
The Royal Mint Experience
1,282 reviews
5.00 km away
Savoy Theatre
6 reviews
6.10 km away
Taskforce Paint Ball Games
266 reviews
7.11 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
December 1, 2016|
Response from 007michaela | Property representative |
We don't have vegan dishes on our menu, only vegetarian,but would cook if requested.
April 29, 2015|
Response from 007michaela | Property representative |
we take both cash or card payments
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridgend Road | Llanharan, Pontyclun CF72 9RP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Pontyclun
  • Phone Number: +44 1443 231671
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing