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Royal Oak

17 Merthyr Road
CF14 1DA

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Description: The Victorian frontage of this pub seems at odds with the modernised neighbouring shop fronts on either side. A traditional two-roomer with a public bar at the front and a larger room at the rear accessed via a side entrance or from the bar by a short corridor. The front bar is fairly intimate with TVs delivering sports and news; it seems to be where the regulars meet for a chat and to enjoy some craic. Of note here is a copy of the deeds of the premises when it was bought in 1898 for the then princely sum of £1,250. Apart from some photographs, the rear room has a mainly music theme with many black & white pictures depicting musicians, musical instruments, and musical artwork, plus a large 19th century map of the local area. It hosts live bands every Friday and every other Saturday, as well as karaoke on Thursdays. Outdoor seating is available at both the front pavement area and beside the rear entrance. The regular ales are joined by a guest from the approved Enterprise Inns list.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • Garden Garden
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Royal Oak

17 Merthyr Road
CF14 1DA

Sat Nav Reference

51.5127, -3.219379


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

21 23 24 132

Nearby Station (850m)


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Royal Oak - Cardiff

Royal Oak

17 Merthyr Road
CF14 1DA

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Newspapers
  • Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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