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We currently serve food Thursday - Saturday. It will give you an option when you book the table whether you want to come for food or just drinks so please let us know so we can accommodate everyone!

An award winning local village pub at the heart of the Bassaleg community

We are a small local pub in the heart of Bassaleg Village in Newport, South Wales. We serve a selection of fine cask ales, wines, and a premium selection of gins. We also serve a variety of bar snacks and small plates, including cheese boards and salamis, sourced from the best local Welsh suppliers. Praised for our atmosphere, friendly staff, high quality drinks and cleanliness, we are confident you will feel at home at the Ruperra. We are also dog and child friendly! 


We are looking for kitchen, bar & waiting staff to join our team at the Ruperra. For us, attitude & rapport with customers is the most important thing!

Working amongst our enthusiastic team you will have the chance to work in one of the most popular independent pubs in Newport, with a reputation for excellence.

-- Bar & Waiting Staff --
Applicants must be over 18 & have at least 1 years previous experience in hospitality.

-- Chef --
The menu is based around small plates & tapas with an emphasis on sharing. The job involves cooking with 100% fresh ingredients in a fast paced setting. The Ruperra prides itself on high standards, with a reputation in the area for excellent food & service.

Salary is dependant on experience.

VERY FLEXIBLE HOURS - 30-50 per week at the choice of the applicant.

All applications with a CV to


We are now dog friendly! 

Due to the Ruperra no longer serving formal, sit down meals we are delighted to announce that the entire pub is dog-friendly for all opening hours. Everybody knows the best dog walks end at the pub! Book a table for you and your four-legged friends today. 

Covid-19 Safety Regulations updates.

We have been working extremely hard over the last few months to make The Ruperra a safe place for you to enjoy. In order to make this happen, there have been changes made to the service - drinks and food are no longer ordered at the bar but through an app, details of which are found on each table. Alternatively, one of our friendly members of staff can come over to your table and take your orders. Our tables are spaced out according to the Covid-19 guidelines, ensuring social distancing is adhered to at all times within the venue. The NHS track and trace app is displayed on the front door allowing customers to mark there presence at the venue. There are multiple hand sanitizing points around the bar and all customers are asked to wear a mask when they are walking around the venue. 

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INTRODUCING: our new menu! A selection of small plates and tapas, all made fresh here at the Rupe. Mix and match your cheese and meats or add bread & olives to create a full plate. 3 for £15 on any Tapas dish. Full menu and prices on the Menu tab 

Welsh Lamb Mint Chops

Antipasti Sharing Platter

Welsh Homemade Beef Meatballs in a Rich Tomato Sauce