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Halfway House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Upper Gelligroes | Pontllanfraith, Blackwood NP12 2HT, Wales
+44 1495 220255
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (2 reviews)
“xmas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Upper Gelligroes | Pontllanfraith, Blackwood NP12 2HT, Wales
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went here as a party of 8 on Saturday, I wasn't sure as the reviews were a bit mixed. The pub has a nice atmosphere, lovely going to a more traditional pub than the constant stream of chain pubs you get now. Prices suit most...More

Thank CazM06
Reviewed 22 January 2018

much better with new owners lovely pub food will go again chefs specials on the board friendly helpful staff.

Thank wildbillwhitcombe
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I have visited this establishment on numerous occasions and have been satisfied with the food but I do think that it is a little expensive for a pub

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Food was cold, one tureen of vegetables consisting of carrots, cauliflower, peas & swede to share between 4 (no boiled potatoes), plated meal consisted of half roast parsnip, small roast potato, meagre amount of meat & a Yorkshire pudding £11.50 - over priced, poor quality,...More

Thank wendydix2017
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The halfway has always been a favourite of ours being pretty local to where we live. Usually a nice place to stop off after walking the sirhowey valley walk in the summer and being able to sit out isn't he beer garden. I dined here...More

Thank VickiP1
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Sunday lunch Poor quality. Poor service. Asked for a tia Maria coffee liqueur....... um sold out last night. .. Won't be going back.

1  Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always excellent and you get a very welcoming feel from the owners! Really love it here!

Thank evansl26
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Came here last decade for a xmas meal with a large group of friends. Food was lovely but overpriced for what you got. Staff were friendly and willing to help. Beautiful place to go for xmas. The tree was stunning and lots of xmas Dec's....More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Evening meal for two on business trip. Atmosphere was good, staff very friendly and helpful. The food was reasonably priced and good. I had a chilli which had a bit of bite to it, a very pleasant thing in a non specialist restaurant. Beer was...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Poor meal steak was sent back as over cooked when re served unable to eat very poor quality and expensive. Service no mention about haow the.meals were When complianed £5 taken off meal. £13.50 for curry and rice! Very disappointed will not be returning

1  Thank Gail P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Gelligroes | Pontllanfraith, Blackwood NP12 2HT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Caerphilly County  >  Blackwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 220255
Our philosophy is quite simple. We want to provide great food and a great service in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
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