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Hand Post Hotel

2 Bassaleg Road
NP20 3EA

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.30 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 6 - 9 Mon - Sat
12 - 3 Sun

About the Pub

Imposing pub on a busy intersection. Inside is a spacious open plan interior with linked bar, lounge and dining sections set around an island bar reminiscent of traditional London style bars of old. A wide ranging menu offers baguettes, jacket potatoes, salads, vegetarian dishes, pastas, curries, grills, burgers, fish choices, family favourites, and children's meals. Outside is a large decked patio from which to watch the world and the traffic pass by in fine weather. Entertainment includes quiz night on Thursday evening 9-11 and live variety performances on Saturday evenings from 9-11pm. Newly refurbished accommodation available.

Historic Interest

Thought to originate circa 1820, prior to becoming a pub in the late 1880's/early 1900's, this was a meeting place for postmen to take refreshment before they set off to deliver their post to the local valleys. Owned by Ansells Brewery from around 1950 to 2001.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Ruddles Best Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Usually from the Greene King stable.

Source: National

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Hand Post Hotel, Newport


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    7 rooms.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Saturday from 9pm.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Hand Post Hotel

2 Bassaleg Road
NP20 3EA

Sat Nav Reference

51.583198, -3.010250


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Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

2/3/4, 151, 56

Closest Station (1054m)

Newport (South Wales)

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