Welcome to the Bridgend!

Nestled in the village of Pontnewynydd on the outskirts of Pontypool , the Bridgend Is a cosy, warm and inviting pub restaurant for the surrounding areas including Cwmffrwdoer, Plas Y Coed and Pantegasseg.  We are on the corner of Hanbury Road and Chapel Road near the Royal Mail depot on Pontypool industrial estate.Just a short drive from Blanaevon and Abersychan and 15 minutes from Cwmbran. This charming pub provides a haven with a roaring log burner to keep you warm in the winter!

A varied home cooked menu awaits. All meals are freshly cooked to order. A lot of our dishes are suitable for people on a gluten free diet and we are always willing to adapt meals to suit those with allergies or special dietary requirements.

Our Sunday lunches are extremely popular and booking is essential. Delicious beef, turkey or pork for just £7.95. All served with roasties, stuffing, parsnips, homemade yorkies, fresh vegetables and a gravy jug. Last bookings on Sunday's 4pm.

We accept all major debit and credit cards

We welcome families and dogs, so pop along and see us for some great home cooked food from an award winning chef, fine ales and a friendly atmosphere, with treats on the bar for your four legged friend. 

Live Sky Sports!

We show live Premier League matches, 

Rugby, Cricket, F1, Darts, Football -

The Bridgend has them all

Please note: We are official licensed Sky Subscribers and are authorised by the Premier League  to show matches

FREE WIFI via The Cloud

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As recommended on Tripadvisor 


Recent News

  • Live Music coming to the Bridgend! Friday 7th March sees the return of live music to the Bridgend under new owners.The Source will be playing live covers from the 60's to the present. Free ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2014, 7:13 AM by Lyn Hancock
  • Bridgend Inn under new ownership Husband and wife team buy the Bridgend.After six successful years in a Derbyshire village pub, Paul and Lyn Hancock have relocated to South Wales bringing  a wealth of experience ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2013, 1:28 PM by Lyn Hancock
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We can cater for large bookings and all major functions by prior arrangement.
Weddings, christenings, birthdays, funerals etc

Table reservations strongly advised in advance especially for Sunday's.

Please contact us for details

Now taking bookings for Mothers Day and Easter Sunday.

( Limited availability,
 booking is essential )