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The Blinkin' Owl

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Oxtens | Coed Eva, Cwmbran NP44 4TP, Wales
+44 1633 484749
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devon
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260 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the families favourite pubs to eat, so much so we went for a birthday lunch. We weren't disappointed, wonderful meal and friendly staff.

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Thank Christine R
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your time atThe Blinkin' Owl. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future! Gavin More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and great food. Good value for money too. Great atmosphere, staff were very pleasant, caring and helpful.

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Thank Meg C
cardiff
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of six of us enjoyed a birthday lunch time meal. The food was good, (we had a variety of meals), and was served promptly. Gareth who served us was really welcoming & excellent in making sure we enjoyed our meal. The value for money was exceptional. Well worth a try.

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Thank primateno1
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your time at The Blinkin' Owl. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future! Gavin More 

wales uk
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but praise for the staff here. Go out of there way to accommodate. Food is lovely, great service... top marks.

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Thank welshcath1975
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hello Cath, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed the food and service at The Blinkin' Owl. We look forward to seeing you again in the future Gavin More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had our annual family christmas get together last Saturday at this venue. Wot a fab time we all had. I cannot thank Gavin, Jodie, Gareth and the rest of the staff enough for making this a great night. We all ate from the Christmas menu and the food was excellent, generous portions, hot and tasty. The service was excellent and... More 

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2 Thank Christine V
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Glad you and the family had a great experience with the Christmas Fayre party you booked with us. I've passed on your comments to the other staff as well. Looking forward to many more of your parties with us in the future Gavin More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Good selection of food to choose from. Surroundings very clean and pleasant. Bar staff friendly and obliging.

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Thank Sue P
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we'll see you again in the near future. Gavin More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very friendly staff. Food is good and value for money. Beer is a good price compared to Southampton. Well reccomend a visit.

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Thank Adrienne N
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at this pub on numerous occasions. Never had any bad meals. You have to sometimes book for Sunday dinners to guarantee you get the meal you want, but that's no problem. You can reserve tables also without any issues. The staff are pretty good, especially Gavin who is the best barman I've ever been served by. It's... More 

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Thank Kieran C
GavinBDavies1981, General Manager at The Blinkin' Owl, responded to this review

Hello Kieran, Gavin here. Many thanks for the kind comments regarding myself and also the pub itself. I do enjoy my job and glad to see that you can see that too! Thank you Gavin More 

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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Came here Saturday afternoon with my partner, was greeted by a young girl with a smile (this doesn't happen to often) very pleasant and polite, we ordered surf and turf food was beautifully cooked had the most freshest coleslaw, the pepper corn sauce was lush, don't live in Cwmbran but all my family are from there will definitely return 5******

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Thank Roxanne F
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Son had taveners chicken had no complaints from him. Looked lovely. Unusual as he normally moans about everything. Credit where credit is due. Will eat here again 😀

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Thank llew2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxtens | Coed Eva, Cwmbran NP44 4TP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Cwmbran
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 484749
Description
Recently refurbished, it's been transformed into a cosy family friendly pub. Fantastic food for fantastic prices! Special offers on every month.The kitchen has been given a 5* for scores on the doors from EHO.We have Sky & BT Sport! Pool table - free pool is on a Thursday. Tuesday is Quiz night & Bingo from 9pm. Friday is is karaoke night. With a friendly, inviting atmosphere, and excellent customer service, this local pub offers a great experience. If it's a family birthday or special event, or you just don't fancy cooking and want a tasty meal, you won't be disappointed with us. We take bookings, so call us to reserve your table. Sunday lunch we recommend booking in advance as food is cooked fresh.Food is served 12-9pm Monday-Saturday, and a Sunday 12-7pm

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