John Fielding, Cwmbran - pub details
Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 19809) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras
- Real ale
other pubs nearby:
Mount Pleasant Inn, Cwmbran (0.6 miles), Cross Inn, Pontnewydd (0.9 miles), Crows Nest, Llanyravon (0.9 miles), Commodore Hotel, Llanyravon (0.9 miles), Mill Tavern, Coed Eva (1.2 miles) - see more nearby pubs
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|LOL! at the the last review! It is very true of the establishment on a weekend.. It does get pretty wild in there & a police car seems to be parked there regularly after about 10:30pm on a Saturday...|
However, of a weekday it is generally filled with families & pensioners. The food isn't fantastic, but it's a Wetherspoons so you shouldn't expect too much.
rjvn - 12 Dec 2011 23:27
|A wonderful pub. Perhaps Desmond Morris would care to have a look at some of its patrons. Only last night I witnessed a crazed, red faced, steriod fuelled maniac clad in a lovely polo shirt screaming inchoerent insults, jumping up and wildly gesticulating in the direction of a young girl, who i believe ad the misfortune to be his "lover". The police were called. Again. He was asked to leave after "starting" on another lad, but was allowed to hang around outsude menacingly by pub staff, eyeballing innocent boozers such as myself and my comrades.|
This is symptomatic of a pub that in the las few years has been mentioned in connection with untimely deaths in local newspapers.
I can't remember a night I have spent in this establishment on a weekend that hasn't thrown up at least one dramatic, if highly amusing, incident of mindless drink inspired lunacy from chest beating neanderthals. It truly is an experience to be cherished.
If only it was the clientele that were the only problem. I understand that a pub cant really be responsible for the sea of souls it allows in to drink themselves into a stupor and cause violence themed problems for the paying punters around them.........
Then we move onto the service in this watering hole. It sucks. If you get there at 8pm on a Saturday, you MAY get served before 9pm. Dont quote me on this, because I have on occasion given up and relocated at the low rent Bowlplex bar over the street. I have had the dubious pleasure of buying a pint only to be told seconds later that i have to drink it immediately and GET OUT.
Unfortunately John Fieldings is the only pub in Cwmbran Town Centre, which means all of teh scummy inhabitants of my home town are drawn to it like moths to a flame. Or more aptly like Zombies to a shopping mall. If you have an interest in anthropology it is a very worthwile place to attend. Just make sure you have a helmet, some fags to calm down the psychos, and a mobile phone to call the rozzers when it inevitably kicks RIGHT off.
Thanks Spoons. Thanks for all the fun. Thanks for making my eyes more nimble, in having to avoid the steely glare of tattooed madmen. Thanks for sharpening my hearing to an extent where i can hear "what the f**k is he smiling at" from over twenty yards.
It IS cheap though.........
sidjames100 - 10 Jul 2011 16:40
|Very busy but pleasant pub,anoasis form the shops.Good selection of ales,perhaps a bit cold,but this does not affect the flavour.Staff very friendly and efficient.|
Baldpat - 19 Feb 2009 20:42
|Thats a bit unfair. You cant have one rule for one and not the other. Being as the John Fielding is a town pub and is on the site of the notorious Moonraker it is understandable that the management enforce their licence conditions. On the many occasions I have been there I have enjoyed friendly and efficient service typical of a Wetherspoons and will always go back as it is considerably less rough than the pubs in Pontnewydd. It is a welcome addition to Cwmbran and the only gripe I may have is with Weatherspoons on the whole, where their excellent selection of Real Ale always seems to be kept too cold. |
richardlj - 27 Apr 2006 14:16
|law is law u should know that! bein an adult with two children! when have u been in a pub that just let u have kids everywhere while parents are drinkin???????? how irrasponsible|
wetherspoonscwmbran - 2 Aug 2005 02:17
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