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: Saturday 24th November

Live music: The Bogtrotters

The Bogtrotters make a welcome return to the Goose on Saturday 24th November. Join us for what promises to be a lively, fun-filled evening of entertainment from 8pm.

Special Event: Friday 2nd November

Live music: Henry Marten's Ghost

Popular Irish folk and rock band - Henry Marten's Ghost - make a welcome return to the Goose on Friday 2nd November, for what promises to be another fantastic night of live music. The live music starts from 8pm. Be sure to pop up early to secure a seat!

Events Calendar

Every Thursday

Happy Hour!

It's Happy Hour from 7.30pm to 8.30pm every Thursday at the Goose! Ales £2 a pint, Lagers & Ciders £2.50 a pint! Come and join us for a drink 🍻

Last Thursday of every month

Monthly Book Club!

Our book club meets the last Thursday of every month to discuss a good book over a nice pint. Interested in joining the lively debate? Call 01873 880 277 for more details.

Sunday 7th October

BBQ & Live Music: The Lucky 88s

Our final BBQ & open air gig of 2018 with live music from the awesome Lucky 88s from 2pm on Sunday 7th October.

Saturday 13th October

Live music: Russ n Roll

We welcome back the popular Russ n Roll featuring one of the most entertaining frontmen we've ever had at the Goose. The live music starts from 8pm.

Saturday 27th October

Fright of the Night 2018

Our annual Saturday Halloween event, in conjuntion with Hangfire Events. From 7pm we will head out along our Trail, and who knows what lies in wait. At 8.30pm onwards there will be frightful cocktails and live music. Tickets available from the pub and online.

Wednesday 31st October

Spooktacular Halloween 2018

This Halloween, Hangfire Events will be running scare trails through the local woodland with lots of kid-friendly activities at the Goose from 4.30pm-7pm. Book online or via the pub to avoid disappointment.

Friday 2nd November

Live music: Henry Marten's Ghost Irish Band

Join us for a wonderful evening of live music from Irish rock and folk band Henry Marten's Ghost Irish Band from 8.30pm.

Sunday 11th November

Open mic night!

Join us for an entertaining evening of music at our Open Mic Night on Sunday 11th November from 7.30pm. If you're interested in doing a spot then please call Dan on 07776098325.

Saturday 17th November

Live music: Summer Wine

The return of Summer Wine! Following their debut at the Goose, the band are back, providing a fine vintage of classics from the 50's through to present day with a strong RnB flavour!

Saturday 24th November

Live music: The Bogtrotters

The Bogtrotters make a welcome return to the Goose. One of our most popular acts, join us for a fun-filled evening of entertainment from 8pm.

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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