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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

my husband and i poped in to the rock on the off chance that they had a table what lovely staff very wellcoming and polite we were seated straight away and once we had ordered our meals arrived soon after very happy with the service and quality of the food thanks very much pat

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Went to The Rock for some lunch with my wife and 5 year old son. The atmosphere was fantastic, the service was 2nd to none and the food was delicious. The owner even put the tv on as the rugby had started (asking everyone if they would like it on before doing so) - superb host! My son was extremely...

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Thank DaveThomas83
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We have been here a few times the first was lovely but the last twice the food has been a real disappointment my Husband had the soup and it was so hot from being in the microwave it burnt his mouth, the Chicken curry was so watery it was just like soup and the pepper sauce is really bad pepper...

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1Thank Tmcleods
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Stunning place very clean, quiet with friendly staff and a really good selection of drinks food is stunning I love they're Sunday dinners will be returning very soon... Found the parking area around the back rather small but there is parking over the other side of main road opposite car sales but keep in mind it is a main road...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went here for Christmas Day dinner,there were 5 of us.fair play as soon as we arrived we were served straight away.the starters arrived,I had pate.well it came on a huge plate with a puny bit of garnish in one corner and in the opposite corner was a absolutely puny piece of mushy pate.there was NO toast or crackers to...

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4Thank Debbie H
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Always had a great meal but only ever went for evening meal. Went for lunch on Monday. Not up to the usual standard. Service as fab. But I had ham egg & chips. I had egg shell in my egg and found it after chewing on it, put me off my food to be honest. Ham, looked nice but think...

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2Thank Jennifer R
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We went to The Rock after reading some excellent reviews. The decor is lovely and we were warmly welcomed and shown our table. We weren't offered drinks so had to go to the bar ourselves. We ordered the garlic mushrooms to start and were really disappointed. Undercooked mushrooms in a milky sauce accompanied by a tiny piece of bread. The...

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1Thank Gill l
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were going to book a table due to local reviews which were excellent. Then we noticed at the bottom of the online menu they cannot cater for allergies. Although they are open and honest which is great I fear that with other local pubs/restaurants/hotels catering for allergies they are going to fall behind their local competition. My wife is...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Just returned from a 3 month business trip and stayed in "The Rock", about a mile from Blackwood. Wonderful owners and staff. Very comprehensive help-yourself continental breakfasts, good, "honest", home cooked food from a comprehensive menu. (Try the great pepper sauce with the rib-eye, Caribbean chicken or the bread and butter pudding.) Excellent local and "guest" beers. (But) perhaps best...

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1Thank Peter H
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We arrived at The Rock which we had chosen because of it's location being so close to Maes Manor where we were attending a Wedding. There is Plenty of parking at rear, we were greeted by Jennifer the owner who showed us to our rooms after arranging an early lunch for us as we had to leave quite soon to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts Paul and Jennifer Taylor extend a warm welcome to you here at The Rock. The former winners of the Enterprise Inns National Pub of the year competition have put their plans to emigrate down-under on hold. Having taken on the tenancy of The Rock in July, they have completely refurbished the entire hostelry throughout. We offer an elegant, well stocked bar, choice of real ales, interesting selection of wines and some old fashioned soft drinks which all catch the eye as you approach. The menu is comprehensive, predominantly fresh food based, catering for both those on the move lunchtimes, as well as those who prefer to linger. Our specials are innovative and changed regularly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rock

Address: Tredegar Road, Blackwood NP12 1DD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Caerphilly County > Blackwood
Price Range: ₹ 5,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rock 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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 of 5 bubbles suco, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 60gilll, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room above the bar is a bit noisier by ok after about 21:30”
 of 5 bubbles peterhK826JY, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles joyce383, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
“All of their rooms are lovely, you not me disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles Gray257, 1 Feb 2014 | Read review
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