Located on the edge of the Black mountains, the Goose and Cuckoo country pub in South Wales, is the perfect place to escape

Opening Times

Tues - Thurs 11:30- 15:00 & 19:00- 23:00
Fri & Sat 11:30 - 23:00
Sun 12:00 -22:30
Bank Holidays 12:00-23:00

Goose & Cuckoo Inn, Upper Llanover, Abergavenny Monmouthshire NP7 9ER

And enjoy a homemade meal by the fire

We are proud to be a dog friendly pub in Brecon Beacons. So, if you’ve been out hiking, cycling or walking the dog, you and your four-legged friends are welcome to come and put your feet up at the Goose. Recharge your batteries with a refreshing tipple and some homecooked food in front of our roaring log fire or drink in spectacular views of the Usk Valley from our beautiful beer garden.

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Sample some of our finest real ales

Searching for real ale pubs in Wales?
The Goose and Cuckoo country pub in Wales provides patrons with an ever-changing selection of the finest real ales, lagers and ciders on tap from various independent breweries across the UK and beyond. We also have a selection of quality wines and spirits for you to sample and there is always something new to try.

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And enjoy lively events all year round

As a traditional country pub in South Wales, we don’t have a jukebox, but we love music and regularly hold free live music events at the pub including our annual Goose Fest and Goose Stock beer and music festivals. There is always something going on at the Goose, whatever the weather, so keep an eye on our social media accounts and events page to stay in the loop.

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Special Events

Special Event: Sunday 27th May

Goose Fest 2018 - Music & Beer Festival

The annual Goose & Cuckoo bank holiday real ale and music festival is back on Sunday May 27th! A hog roast, BBQ and a wide range of specially selected ales from independent local breweries to choose from, with entertainment from four live bands: Russ n Roll, Gary Hall, Whiskey River & The Free Beer Band.

Special Event: Sunday 17th June

Live music & BBQ: Bay Rum Hounds

Join us for a BBQ and an afternoon of live music from the fabulous Bay Rum Hounds. The music kicks-off at around 1pm.

Events Calendar

Friday 27th April

Live Music: Whiskey River

The Whiskey River lads bring their inimitable brand of Cajun, Blues and Country music to The Goose. Join us from 7.30pm for great beer, great company and great music!

Friday 4th May

Live Music: The Box Band

Live folk music from around the world from the wonderful Box Band. Admission as always is free. Join us from 7.30pm for some great live music, washed down with some awesome ales.

Saturday 12th May

Live Music: Taffy was a thief

Live music from 8pm from the highly entertaining band Taffy was a thief.

Sunday 13th May

Open Mic Night

Join us for an entertaining evening of music at our Open Mic Night on Sunday 13th May from 7pm. If you're interested in doing a spot then please call Dan on 07776098325.

Sunday 27th May

Goose Fest 2018

The annual Goose & Cuckoo May bank holiday real ale and music festival is back! Music from four live bands and a selection of specially selected ales. More details to be revealed closer to the day!

Sunday 17th June

BBQ and Live Music from The Bay Rum Hounds

We are hosting a big BBQ and live music from the fabulous Bay Rum Hounds from 1pm.

Saturday 30th June

Live Music: Trevor Babajack Steger

An evening of blues and rock with the awesome Trevor Babajack Steger from 8pm with support from Bernie and Dan.

Saturday 28th July

Live Music: Bay Rum Hounds

Live blues and rock music from the dynamic Bay Rum Hounds duo.

Sunday 26th August

Goose Stock 2018!

The annual Goose & Cuckoo August bank holiday real ale and music festival is back! Music from four live bands and a selection of specially selected ales. More details to be revealed closer to the day!

Want to Play at the Goose?

Have a band and want to play? Get in touch to discuss a gig!

Nest at the Goose

Call us on 01873 880277 to book a room in our lovely accommodation

Keep in the coop

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There’s always something new going on at the Goose and Cuckoo so follow our social media accounts to keep abreast of special last minute events or check whether you’re in our latest photo! Our Facebook and Twitter etc. are an online extension of the pub, so feel free to interact and engage with us. Check out our accounts and blog section below:

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