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The Travellers Rest - Caerphilly

Thornhill, Caerphilly, CF83 1LY

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Excellent service, Sunday dinner the best I have tasted for quite some time as well as the starter and dessert. Highly recommend the Travellers, never had a bad meal here.

Marilyn 28 May 2019
from Caerphilly

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Dating back to 1864, The Travellers Rest – Caerphilly boasts a uniquely beautiful situation, on Caerphilly Mountain, in the Welsh Valleys. Serving well-loved British pub cuisine, the building has a vintage thatched roof, with an ornate mirror over the grand, stone hearth. You can enjoy the food and incredible views from the al fresco dining area in summer, or from the plush, comfy chairs inside.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Travellers Rest menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Travellers Rest ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Offering stunning views from Caerphilly Moutain, The Travellers Rest Thornhill, Cardiff is only 4 minutes’ drive from Caerphilly.

The Travellers Rest - Caerphilly

Thornhill, Caerphilly, CF83 1LY

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Customer reviews for The Travellers Rest - Caerphilly

3.9 ((((* (based on 103 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (80)
  • lunch (62)
  • value (32)
  • romantic (22)
  • child friendly (21)
  • private dining (21)
  • large parties (16)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • al fresco (7)
  • business (7)
  • views (7)
  • trendy (5)
  • luxury (4)
  • (((** 24 January 2017 by June from Caerphilly

    Sunday roast was rather stewed which was strange as we had an early sitting, it was also only warm and the carrots were very hard. Dissapointing as last we had fabulous food. I kept my coat on as it was very chilly in there. I heard some customers asking if they could change tables due to the cold but were told there was nothing available so they left. The only upside was our waitress who was efficient and helpful.

  • ((*** 22 January 2017 by Margaret from Cardiff

    We have dined at your pub quite a few times and have recommended it to family and friends, but yesterday, Sunday 15th January both my husband and I were very disappointed with the beef roast dinner. It was served very quickly but both our meals were cold and plates luke warm. We sent it back and unfortunately where it was heated up the veg was dried up, especially the peas. The beef was very tough and had a job to chew it. Our last experience of a Sunday meal was excellent so I can only think that you have changed the chef. We were offered a dessert on the house which was fine. Our daughter bought us a voucher for Xmas as we always say how much we enjoy the meals there. We have enough for another meal, but if it is the same as yesterday we wont be going again. Its a pity as we dont live very far from the pub. To finish it is very bad for health and safety to keep warming dinners up as my husband and I know it was warmed up the first and second time so we hope you look into this. Waitress was very very helpful.

    Margaret Pellatt

  • (((** 19 January 2017 by Matt from Cardiff

    The food and beer was great, so too was the friendly and helpful staff. Lovely spot with a great log fire. We won't be back for food though after we found out it only has a one star rating.

  • ((((( 17 January 2017 by Rachel from Caerphilly

    Booking online was quick and simple. I was running late for my appointment and the phone doesn't seem to be working to get through.

  • ((((* 9 January 2017 by Sue from NEWPORT

    We've eaten here many times, today the food was really good. between us we ordered ham hock, steak and a burger, presented very well and the waitress was friendly and welcoming. She did explain some things were off menu as it had been a busy day but we were able to have what we fancied. Didn't stay for desert as one course is generally enough for us. My only gripe and it is small... we were on a table under the air con which at times did become quite chilly, we didn't want to make a fuss and ask to be moved but if the restaurant is not completely full...which it wasnt...please reconsider placing diners on this table. I probably would ask not to be sat here next time we visit.

  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Dal from Cardiff

    Excellent service and atmosphere

  • ((((* 3 January 2017 by Eve from Caerphilly

    Food was great, although we were disappointed that almost half the menu had run out as this really limited our choices (including bread for bread boards!).
    Our server was fantastic though, very friendly and attentive.
    Upon arrival it did seem chaotic as it took a while to be seated, but this is usually the case here as it does get rather busy.
    This place is great, love the open fires.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Ros from Cardiff

    Very good service and food.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Christopher from Caerphilly

    An amazing setting with great food and fantastic staff.

  • ((((( 21 December 2016 by John from cardiff

    Pleasant ambiance,good service, portions a little small.

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