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Glancynon Inn

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Swansea Road | Hirwaun, Aberdare, Wales
+44 1685 811043
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Hirwaun,Aberdare
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a family meal at lunchtime on Christmas Eve.The food was superb and the new Chef Dan came to speak to us.The plan is to source his food locally and put the Glan back where it belongs.The service was great and cheerful. We will definitely be returning

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Thank Ivor E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a good few times for sunday lunch and we have enjoyed everytime the prices are good to go with the food x

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Thank bmarie08
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here as there were new owners for a Xmas meal it was £25.00 for a 3 course meal just couldn't believe it when the meal came out the starters were cold and ad for the turkey dinner it It was just disgusting oxo gravey 2 sprouts 2 Carotts and frozen roasts and yorkshires all together in one pile didn't... More 

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3 Thank Claire E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

£25 per head to be handed tinned veg thrown on a plate with dry meat which was supposed to be turkey. Then asked to leave and not come back as we complained. Very bad manners from the staff and so called management.

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7 Thank Clairbop
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

One star is too much to even give but this is for the one mature lady who worked upstairs on the night. She was lovely. Well where do I start. £25.00 for 3 course Christmas dinner seemed reasonable enough. Starter came out half an hour later than we arrived even though all our meals where pre-ordered. Frozen prawns and jar... More 

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6 Thank Jenna D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Seeing as my post was deleted.. I'll post it again. And on Trip advisor. Having gone to the Glan last year for our Ladies Christmas meal and thoroughly enjoyed we decided to book again this year. Big mistake. Some of the girls had a brie starter, fine.. but considering there are normally 2 portions of brie they felt a bit... More 

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8 Thank edyton
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Spent some time planning a visit here for my other half's birthday meal with the in laws - we don't live locally so relied on Trip Advisor, Facebook and the good ole interweb, to suggest somewhere new (and not a bloody Harvester or such like). A very professional website, and I mean very nice, led me to look into what... More 

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4 Thank Ian R
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am not a regular at this establishment but have been on a number of occasions.It has a good ambiance in the bar and comfortable lounge and a good selection of meals both lunch time and evenings. Well wort a vist to if you are in the village.

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Thank Kelvin M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Food served 2 hours after table was booked, many items on menu sold out. Apparently only one chef. Will not be returning. Waitress was really trying her best to help but she couldn't go and cook the food herself. What a shame!

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6 Thank ClBow
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great value meal really nice as well, would highly recommend. £10 for 1 course £12 for 2 course £15 for 3 courses. But be warned they do tend to run out of starters later on in the day!

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Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swansea Road | Hirwaun, Aberdare, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taff  >  Aberdare
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 811043

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