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The Merrie Harrier

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
+44 29 2030 3994
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a village pub on a busy junction. It has great value pub food. Quick service with good parking facilities at the rear. Small outside terraced area with patio heaters if needed. It's close to the hospital so its a good option for visitors outpatients and the staff . Can be busy during peak meal times but worth waiting... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go for lunch yesterday and the 2 meals for £10 deal (Monday to Friday) was great value. I had the beef chilli with extra chips and my wife had the vegetarian chilli. The food was good and we both left very satisfied. Good value, good service and great for lunch!

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1 Thank SpartakNo9
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

7 of use ate and had drinks for just £65! Steaks, mixed grill, fish platters all cooked really well. Was a little wait but we were told this before ordering so no problem. Have been here a few times before and always very friendly relaxed service. No negatives that I can think of, a bit of a hidden gem and... More 

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1 Thank Alan G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Never been here before but was visiting a relative in the local Hospital. We booked a table. The pub offered 2 courses for £9.00. I had soup of te day which was home made and lovely and my partner had garlic mushrooms that was tastey and then we had Sunday lunch which tasted lovely. Would definitely visit again.

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1 Thank cmathias07
Tiberias, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Lovely ,helpful and happy ,staff,fantastic fresh cooked food ,me and my husband usually like to go to different pubs and restaurants but after going here we just keep on going :) Thanks for makeing us feel welcome(we have just moved to Penarth in December .Greetings Rob & Jane x

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2 Thank janelasonder
UK
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was our first visit here even though we live in Sully and we were amazed! my husband had the mixed grill and he says it was the best mixed grill he has had! the presentation was perfect and the service very friendly. will be back!

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1 Thank EVIE05
south wales
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Ten of us booked a Christmas party night which was excellent value, a three course meal and a disco for £15 a head. Great party atmosphere and the food was very enjoyable. At this price you don't expect fine dining but we were all pleasantly surprised with the tastiness of the food. Sadly I didn't think the vegetarian savoury muffin... More 

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1 Thank cezmund
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Many thanks to Stacey and the team for a superb dinner on Xmas Day. Everything was perfectly prepared and served. The atmosphere was brilliant and the decorations and surroundings were superb. Fantastic value for money too, we've paid twice as much for far less in the past. Looking forward to next year!

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1 Thank pamelamac2016
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Pub and restaurant just down road from llandough hospital...highly recommend the Sunday lunch...the beef just melts in your mouth..and the coliflower gratton to die for...good friendly service...will be back..keep up the good work..

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1 Thank Christopher F
Penarth, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Not the best pub for a quiet drink as quite open planned and can be noise when busy. However service good and staff efficient and friendly. Food tasty and always specials on boards etc. Special deals rum throughout week so can be quite economical to watch out.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Penlan Road, Penarth CF64 2NY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2030 3994

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?