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Convivial old pub with exceptional views

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

On the wooded flank of Garth Hill, high above Taffs Well, the views are great; across the vale, for example, is Castell Coch, built in Victorian Gothic Revival style. The Gwaelod, meaning 'foot of the mountain', has its own brewery nicknamed 'The Brew with a View'.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11am to midnight (Sunday 12–11)
  • Lunch: Monday to Thursday 12–2, Friday to Saturday 12–9.30, Sunday 12–3.30
  • Dinner: Monday to Thursday 6.30–9, Friday to Saturday 12–9.30

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival
  • Cider festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

M4 junction 32, north on A470, left at next exit, at roundabout right, 0.5 mile. Right into village.

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