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Darran

Newly refurbished and standing at the top of Risca since 1800, we're the oldest remaining public house in the village.

Offers

Come and take advantage of our fantastic offers!

Summer drinks - 2 for £10

FROM OUR 2018 SUMMER DRINKS MENU

Available all day, every day this summer, enjoy two selected glasses of our deliciously refreshing summer drinks for £10.

Terms & Conditions:
Offer allows for two selected glasses from our summer drinks menu for £10. Drinks included are clearly marked on the summer drinks menu. Does not include sharing pitchers or mocktails. Offer valid during summer 2018 while stocks last. Subject to availability. The manager/promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

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DAYTIME & EVENING SET MENUS

A selection of our favourite meals available as a great set menu every day of the week.

Every lunch, Monday to Saturday, enjoy a single course for just £5.99, 2 courses for £8.50 or 3 courses for £9.99.

Every evening, daily, enjoy a starter and main, or main and dessert for just £9.50, or indulge with 3 courses for £11.50.

Daytime set menu:
Offer allows a selected main course to be purchased for £5.99, a selected starter and a selected main course, or a selected main course and a selected dessert for £8.50, or a selected starter, main course and dessert for £9.99. Dishes must be purchased from the ‘Daytime Set Menus’ section on the main menu or lunch menu. Does not include specials. Offer valid from 12pm - 5pm Monday - Saturday. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays and Mother’s Day. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Brains / The participating pub reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice. Photography used is for illustrative purposes only. Does not include children’s meals. Only valid in participating pubs. Prices vary. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

Evening set menu:
Offer allows a selected starter and a selected main course, or a selected main course and a selected dessert for £8.99, or a selected starter, main course and dessert for £10.99. Dishes must be purchased from the ‘Evening Set Menus’ section on the main menu. Does not include specials. Offer valid from 5pm every day. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays and Mother’s Day. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Brains / The participating pub reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice. Photography used is for illustrative purposes only. Does not include children’s meals. Only valid in participating pubs. Prices vary. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

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Manager's special £2.50

Manager's special - £2.50 cask ale

Every Tuesday - Thursday 

Offer allows for one pint of a selected cask ale priced at £2.50. Half pints are charged at £1.25. The cask ale may differ from day to day and will be signaled clearly on the respective hand pump. Offer only valid Tuesday - Thursday from 5pm until the bar closes. Subject to availability. The manager/promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

 

 

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WEDNESDAY CURRY NIGHT

Spice up your Wednesday! Enjoy two of our delicious curries for just £12, including our favourite - the spicy Welsh beef madras.

Terms & Conditions:
Offer allows for any two curries purchased from the curries section on the main menu or from curries on the specials boards. Offer only valid on a Wednesday from 5pm until the kitchen closes. Subject to availability. Offer excludes kids meals. The manager/promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

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MONDAY CASK ALE NIGHT

Enjoy any of our cask ales for just £2.50. 

Offer allows for one pint of any cask ale priced at £2.50. Half pints are charged at £1.25. Offer only valid on a Monday from 5pm until the bar closes. Subject to availability. The manager/promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

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TUESDAY GRILL NIGHT

With nothing on the TV on a Tuesday, what better excuse than coming out to enjoy 25% off all our delicious grills? 

Offer allows 25% off any item from the ‘grill’ section on the menu, or designated specials. Subject to availability. Valid only on a Tuesday from 5pm until food service ends. Offer excludes kids meals. The manager/Brains reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP

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WINE CLUB

Friday - Sunday

Offer allows the purchase of a bottle of selected wine at £10. Wines include The Old Press Chardonnay, Villa Dei Fiori Fiano, The Old Press Shiraz, Villa Dei Fiori Primitivo, La Serre Cabernet Sauvignon and Operetto Garganega Pinot Grigio Blush. No discount will be applied to glass prices. Subject to availability. Offer only valid every Friday - Sunday from 5pm until the bar closes. The manager/Brains reserves the right to withdraw or amend this offer at any time without prior notice. Prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP

 

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SUPER SUNDAY

Enjoy 1 course from £8.50, 2 courses from £10.50 or 3 courses from £12.50.

Offer allows the purchase of any starter and/or dessert for a supplementary £2 per course when purchased at the same time as a roast dinner. Sharing starters / sharing desserts not included. Offer valid during food service hours every Sunday. Roast dinner prices vary. Offer excludes bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve and Mother’s Day. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Brains / The participating pub reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice. Photography used is for illustrative purposes only. Does not include children’s meals. Only valid in participating pubs. Prices vary. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

 

 

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Kids bottomless draught soft drinks

Offer allows a half pint of Coca Cola Zero Sugar, Diet Coke, Lemonade, Soda water or squash to be refilled at no additional cost. Participants must be under 12 years of age and must be dining from the children’s menu. Subject to availability. Brains / The participating pub reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice. Photography used is for illustrative purposes only. Only valid in participating pubs. Prices vary. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 1SP.

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Enjoy a Great Little Coffee and cake

Kick back, relax and treat yourself to something a little special.
Enjoy any regular sized hot drink with any Great Little cake. 

Ask at the bar for details. 

Terms & Conditions: 
Photos used for illustrative purposes. Offer includes regular size beverages only. Prices vary from £3.25 - £3.99. Cakes available, differ on a daily basis. Subject to availability. Valid until 6pm, 7 days a week. No voucher necessary. We reserve the right to cancel or withdraw this offer without prior notice. Promoter: SA Brain & Co Ltd. Cardiff, CF10 5DS

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