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Secret garden

The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“cakes” (7 reviews)
“roulade” (3 reviews)
“scone” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have given 5 stars for the manager and his secret garden , he trys extremely hard to run this place also the cafe named after his mum, however this message is to his cafe staff! PLEASE shape up wake up or ship out, have...More

Thank fussyfaggot
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Regular visitors to Sally's tea room since it opened. Always a great place to enjoy a well made cappuccino and beautifully baked (home-made) cakes. The cream scones are wonderful!!! Superb views over the pontypool valley and an added bonus is a friendly cat who comes...More

Thank ahkgdgjgfghh
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

All the food is very tasty fair play..cake is really delicious ! Kitchen staff take note ! A smile wouldn't go amiss..youve got a great boss/owner ..do him proud, Crack a smile now & again ! Keep up the great food & keep on top...More

Thank fussyfaggot
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Sadly I agree with few other reviews > the staff in the CAFE are quite rude,they don't smile it is a awful atmosphere also a dirty environment there was a nasty looking hair on my baked potato ! VERY off putting I will not be...More

Thank greenfingereslady
Reviewed 4 December 2016

my partner and i visit this restaurant on a fairly frequent basis for Sunday lunch.Therefore you would expect us to enjoy the place.This is not fine dining,its far better than that.What you get is food that mum cooked.On this occasion we each had beef roast...More

Thank chrisandbrenda2016
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We only stopped for tea so can't do much wrong with that. Views are stunning and I imagine it would be fantastic on a sunny day sitting outside. Spotted the cat curled up on a chair by one of the tables. This made me smile...More

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A quick review on this place really, only stopped for a quick bite to eat for breakfast. Toast and coffee, not a lot can go wrong really, coffee was good, toast was more like warm bread. We have been here before for lunch and it...More

Thank Sharoi
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Out for a quick gardening fix and watching the donkeys in the paddock. A good cup of tea and a massive portion of Strawberry Pavlova that was shared between the two of us. Make for this rather than the MacScruffs down the road to keep...More

1  Thank Midlands_T
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely food in lovely relaxing surroundings Home made quiche definitely worth a try Then if you have room the cream scones are to die for!!

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A very good display of plants, herbs, and shrubs. But we were very disappointed with the cafe. After buying some plants and shrubs, my elderly mother in law wanted a hot chocolate in the cafe. We ordered and waited 20 minutes before we received 2...More

Thank Colin W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: The Barn, pentwyn farm | Mamhilad, Pontypool NP4 0JE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool