ABOUT The Traveller's Rest, Caerphilly

The Travellers Rest is an authentic, modern country pub serving a delightful range of pub dishes and some truly great beers, wines, gins and real ales.

The fantastic chefs at The Traveller's Rest, Caerphilly have carefully crafted a selection of menus to suit every occasion at any time of the day. From brunch through to dinner, we have a dish for you with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options available also.


Located in Caerphilly, The Travellers Rest is perfect if you’re looking to get away from the bigger cities. It’s located around 20 minutes from Cardiff via Thornhill Road and the A469, and  around 25 minutes from Newport via the M4.

he Traveller's Rest dates back as far as the 1800's, records show it was granted its first license in 1864. Unlike many other pubs, The Traveller's Rest remained open throughout the Second World War. Mr George Lightfoot ran it throughout the war and continued to do so until 1971.


There are plenty of exciting things to visit in and around Caerphilly, before or after your visit to The Travellers Rest.

Love the outdoors? Make sure to visit Caerphilly Mountain and discover the countryside of Caerphilly on foot with the family. With a range of trails through ancient woodland, fields and by streams, the circular route boasts spectacular panoramic views of Caerphilly, Cardiff and beyond.

Why not also visit Caerphilly Castle? Covering an impressive 30 acres, Caerphilly Castle is Wales’ largest castle. It’s a perfect place for historians and a guaranteed great day out with the family, with towers to explore, a maze to navigate through, a dragon’s den and The Great Hall to discover. Take in the sights and history that Caerphilly has to offer, then head to The Travellers Rest for a pint or delicious dish.