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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!

3 course festive menu for £13.99

Enjoy our 3 course festive menu for just £13.99 when booked and taken by Friday 8th December.

Terms & Conditions:
Offer only valid when dining on a Monday to Thursday from 12th November to 20th December 2018. All customers must dine from the designated Christmas Festive menu to take advantage of this offer. Offer not valid on Christmas Day. Subject to availability. There is no equivalent offer for kids menus. 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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20% OFF YOUR PRE-ORDERED WINE

Pre-order your wine when you book one of our festive menus by 31st October to get 20% off selected wines.

Terms & Conditions
Offer only valid on bottles of wines pre-ordered with the festive menu up to and including 31st October 2018. All white, red, rosé and sparkling wines included. All customers must dine from the designated Festive menu to take advantage of the offers. Any wines purchased at the time of dining will be charged at full price. 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. Participants must be aged 18 or over. Promoter: SA Brain & Co. Ltd. Cardiff, CF24 5HJ

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10% OFF DRINKS

Pre-order drinks to the value of £100 or more with a Christmas buffet to enjoy 10% off your drinks pre-order.

Terms & Conditions:
10% off drinks offer only valid when drinks are pre-ordered and paid for alongside a Christmas buffet, providing that the total value of the pre-ordered drinks is over £100. Additional drinks purchased at the time of dining will not be discounted. All customers must dine from the designated Christmas buffet menu. Buffet menu not available on Christmas Day. Subject to availability. There is no equivalent offer for kids menus. 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, CF24 5HJ.

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£15 GIFT CARD FOR THE PARTY ORGANISER

As a thank you for booking your Christmas party with us, the party organiser can enjoy a £15 gift card to use in any Brains managed pub.

Terms & Conditions:
A £15 Brains gift card will be presented to the organiser upon 6 or more people dining from the designated Festive menu, or 10 or more people dining from the designated buffet menu. Gift cards will only be presented to bookings taken after 27th August 2018. Gift card will be presented upon full payment of the bill at the time of dining, to be used in 2019. Subject to availability. There is no equivalent offer for kids menus. 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, CF24 5HJ.

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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 £8.99, or indulge with 3 courses for £10.99.

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 £13. But which will you choose?!

Terms & Conditions:
Offer allows for any two curries purchased from the curries section on the main menu or from curries on the specials boards for £13. 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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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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