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Groes Wen Inn

NP26 3AD

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

About the Pub

Situated on the busy A48 between Newport and Caldicot, opposite Parc Seymour, a distinctive pub sign depicting an old white Celtic cross (hence the name) marks out this popular venue, which was originally a cottage until converted into a pub by its then owners, a Mr & Mrs Lewis in 1881. Its style is that of a traditional country inn and it's primarily food led drawing in folk from a wide catchment area. Car parking is at the rear as is the main covered entrance which displays information on forthcoming events and is used as storage for logs which adds to the rural feel of the place. The attractive low beamed interior with subdued lighting features much wood with some exposed stone and brick work. The presence of several fireplaces gives an impression of what the original multi-roomed layout might have been like with several nooks and crannies, although all are linked and arranged around a central bar. Most of the furniture is understandably designed for comfortable dining but there are also sofas on which to settle into and relax with a drink. The A3-sized menu, which has a wine list on the reverse side, lists Shares & Nibbles, Starters, Seafood (fish night Friday), Grills (steak night Wednesday), Classics, Meat & Poultry, Sides, and Puddings. There is also a separate Children's menu and a Fixed Price menu, the latter available until 5pm. Brains Rev James is the house ale, and is joined on rotation by the likes of Brains Bitter, Sharps Doom Bar and St Austell Tribute, plus a guest ale which can be sourced from any brewery in UK. Tuesday is quiz night.

Historic Interest

Converted from a cottage into a pub by Mr & Mrs Lewis in 1881

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Brains Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

One on rotation with other popular ales, the other from anywhere.

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Groes Wen Inn, Penhow


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p off a pint of cask ale.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Groes Wen Inn

NP26 3AD

Sat Nav Reference

51.617500, -2.854020


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Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Route 73

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