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The Secret Garden | Pentwyn Farm, Mamhilad, Pontypool, Wales
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Sally's Tea rooms many times and went yesterday to cheer myself up. Wish I hadn't bothered. Much as I enjoyed my pot of tea and scone the staff were so miserable and off hand that I felt worse when I left! I appreciate it was very busy but come on, make it worth customers time....... a 😀costs nothing... More 

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Thank Fudge9
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I'm sure this place is great but we found it impossible to find, the map on here took us down a tiny lane to a bridge with nothing around.

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Thank Martin S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The most beautiful settings with balcony overlooking afield with daffodils, donkeys and rabbits and birds .dogs are welcome on the balcony but not in the cafe proper. It used to be lovely to see the sleeping cat until someone complained and it had yo be banned. The food is all home made in front of you as the kitchen is... More 

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Thank Jean A E
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped for lunch today. Reasonably priced food served by lovely staff. We left well satisfied and enjoyed a look around the plants

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Thank ShepMoffat_
Newport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

When ever we visit The Secret Garden, we start off the visit to this garden centre with a visit to Sally's Tea Rooms, possible for a snack, breakfast or even lunch. Normally we sit out on the large wooden deck with views of the countryside, but today we stayed indoors. There are a wide variety of jacket potatoes, toasties and... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great clean food and decent coffee.Setting is lovely,ans conservatory designed to capitalise on views.Prices competetive.When relatives visit they insist on a trip here.Attached to great garden centre.Busy on summer days.

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Thank davidmansell
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I've been here a dozen times or more. Excellent spot for lunch.Its inside the garden centre. It has an outside seating area overlooking the countryside. It has covers to shield you from the wind on cold days. I recommend the pate to start.Lots of nice salads, JPs, and lots of awesome deserts such as apple pie. Appears to be home... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous food & the owners are nice people too ! Shame the kitchen staff are are not happy , lazy on cleaning the tables etc & a miserable & theyre dragging the ratings down. WAKE UP STAFF deh.

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Thank fussyfaggot
Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nestled in the foothills this little gem of a tea room is not to be missed. A lovely range of snacks and drinks, all freshly made. Situated in The Secret Garden, with the lovliest views. Its becoming a favourite of ours

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Thank Doreen T
Newport, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great food, you can sit inside or out. If you opt for outside you have lovely views of the fields including donkeys.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Secret Garden | Pentwyn Farm, Mamhilad, Pontypool, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?