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The Unicorn Inn

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Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
+44 1495 751304
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Unicorn Inn serves great meals for all occasions, very versatile.. About 50 of us had a beautiful Christmas meal served there recently, the service was excellent, a lovely Xmas atmosphere, although a lot of us meals were served Quickly, all piping hot .. they serve afternoon teas, breakfasts and reasonable bar meals, also have excellent Quiz nights etc.. Never... More 

Thank parpam2
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and tried a variety of selections from the menu my favourite is the chicken breast and cream cabbage it sounds a weird choice but the taste is soooo nice. The overall cost and meal is excellent the only drawback if any is sometimes due to the amount of people attending means the tables can... More 

Thank Brian W
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful afternoon held a surprise afternoon tea for my friend for her 60th birthday the food and the staff were wonderful couldn't fault anything would highly recommend it nothing too much trouble party of 28 people

Thank ruth19812015
Level Contributor
50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a Thursday daytime. It was very welcoming and the staff were very helpful. My partner had the all day breakfast which he said was delicious. I had the burger with cheese and bacon and home made battered onion rings which were lovely. And our son who never finishes a meal demolished the chicken nuggets chips and... More 

Thank chatterboxbek5
Valencia, Spain
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went for a meal here whilst visiting friends excellent food, excellent service. Will definitely revisit on next trip

1 Thank Keri H
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

My husband and I have been going to The Unicorn for meals and family/friends get-together's for quite a few years now and have always had fantastic,lovely food and excellent service. Unfortunately that was not the case on Friday 20th January,my husband and I had the most awful meals of two rib-eye steak's both full of fat and gristle and mine... More 

3 Thank tracey a
TiffanyDoc30, Manager at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service. However on this occasion we seem to have failed on both counts. I am saddened by your experience, i worked friday myself and if i or the owner had been properly informed of your complaint, i would of been over to you and appologised, and it would of... More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We found this little pub by accident. Stayed in one of the hotels and did not fancy the Harvester. Pub is dated but comfortable, food is delicious and filling. I am a Veggie and was very impressed with the options they had available. The other group members had steak, which they said was good quality and well cooked. We were... More 

Thank Karzi99
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We were told to try the Unicorn out for Sunday lunch by friends and it was absolutely beautiful food and the staff were lovely can't recommend it enough we will definitely come back again. Thank you for a lovely lunch

Thank Andy J
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

staff very helpful and polite pleasant surroundings food was very good service was excellent it was very busy we hadn't booked but after a short wait we were able to order and the meals were served promptly a very pleasant experience

Thank Annie Y
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday afternoon without booking. There were 4 of us and they managed to fit us in. The dark haired girl that served us was very polite and personable. We had starters of the black pudding and bacon and also the garlic mushrooms, there was nothing to fault with either dish, tasted great and looked divine.... More 

Thank Chris T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albion Road, Pontypool NP4 6LE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 751304
Pontypool's best kept secret! Serving freshly cooked food, including homemade desserts, mouth watering steaks, all your pub classics and chef's specials. Also serving some great real ales and freshly made coffee. All served in a warm relaxed and friendly atmosphere!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?