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Ty Risha

Bridgend's hidden gem – on the doorstep of McArthur Glen

About us

Friendly family pub, located close to McArthur Glen Retail Outlet, offering a fantastic range of meals to suit every appetite

contact us

Pen y Cae, Bridgend, CF32 9SN

01656 725287

Opening hours

  • Mon - Sat // 11:30 - 23:00
  • Sun // 12:00 - 22:30

Food service hours

  • Mon - Sun // 12:00 - 21:00

Facilities at this pub

  • Parking
  • Families Welcome
  • Outside drinking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Disabled access facilities
  • Baby changing facilities
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Bridgend's hidden gem

The Ty Risha is a hidden gem, probably Bridgend’s best kept secret. When you find us you'll discover this charming county pub is both impressive and intimate. We're just off the M4 right next to the McArthur Glen Outlet Shopping Village near Bridgend.

We love it when the sun is shining, and we're sure you will too, as you will be able to enjoy both our front and back gardens and enjoy a drink or an al fresco meal. 

There’s also something for the kids, as our back garden is amazingly family-friendly with a large external play area.

When you step inside our pub, you’ll appreciate its open-plan space, with the light from the windows creating a light and airy environment. The oak beams and log fires then give it a traditional cosy welcome on those chilly winter days.

We are also proud to offer a fantastic range of function and event packages to cater for all occasions. From formal, three course sit-down meals with arrival drinks, to an evening buffet with accompanying entertainment, we would love you to see what we have to offer.

For your no-obligation appointment with our special events coordinator, contact us on 01656 725287 or email



The Cask Marque Award is an accreditation which guarantees guests the perfect pint of cask ale, every time. All the cask ales on sale are tested twice a year by a qualified assessor for temperature, appearance, aroma and taste and every beer must reach the required standard in order for the licensee to pass the inspection. Mystery visits may be carried out at any time and feedback is invited from the public.

Cask Marque is an independent, non-profit making organisation formed in 1998 with the aim of improving beer quality in British pubs through the accreditation scheme, training courses on cellar management and the setting of industry standards through a series of beer quality charters, including cellar management, glass-cleanliness and line cleaning.

Over 10,000 pubs hold the Award and each one participates in the ‘World’s Biggest Ale Trail’. This allows drinkers to scan the Cask Marque certificates in the pubs using their phone and the more scans they make, the more prizes they win. Download the CaskFinder App to join the fun!


Looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend or relative? With our Brains gift cards you can give them the perfect present. Load them up at the bar with the value of your choice* and let your friends and family enjoy food, drinks or even a night’s stay at a Brains Inn of their choice.

Or maybe you know a budding beer enthusiast who would like to add to their collection? Our very own Brains Craft Brewery cans and original Brains Beers are now available in gift packs. Cheers!

*Minimum top-up value £5. Terms & Conditions apply. Visit for details.

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