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The Old Cottage

2A Queen Street, Bridgend CF31 1HX, Wales
+44 1656 766839
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“filo prawns” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
“trifle” (4 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2A Queen Street, Bridgend CF31 1HX, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Two of us re-visited for lunch, having eaten here on four or five occasions over the last eighteen months. They were on the verge of changing over to their Xmas menu but we were fortunate enough to catch the last servings of the 2 courses...More

Thank Terry J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Bridgend for a weekend and ate in this restaurant twice, the food is fantastic and the staff were very friendly. The Sunday lunch is second to none but you do need to book as it seems to be very popular. Will definitely...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Cottage is tucked away behind a gents outfitters, with the river at the rear, not far from a multi-storey carpark. Once you have found it, you will be delighted. Apparently owned by the Chef - and it shows - the staff are friendly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with a friend as we were staying in the area. We both enjoyed 2 amazing meals, one being a Sunday lunch at the Old Cottage and were blown away by the delightful premises, friendliness of staff, speed of service and of course the...More

Thank OldhamAngieB
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Took our parents out for a meal to celebrate my mothers birthday, was a last minute decision and was recommended by them as they live in Bridgend and have had breakfast there in the past. We had three courses all great except for the one...More

Thank charlespinaeccles
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the old cottage for a family Sunday dinner and I can honestly say that it was fabulous I had the lamb and it was so tender it fell apart in your mouth and the gravy was to die for.....the price for the...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We’re not a fan of Bridgend town in general, but this really is a hidden gem as another reviewer put it. Completely hidden away, just a random doorway, through a small alleyway. We had the evening 3 courses for £20, the starters that stood out...More

Thank npnak_2017
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Old Cottage has been in Bridgend a long time and has a good reputation but last night we were really disappointed with the service. It felt like we were imposing on the staff and we had to wait a long time before someone took...More

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This quaint old building is tucked away through an alleyway and behind the shops. We have been to Bridgend many times and not even realised that it was there. It has a lovely cosy atmosphere with friendly and welcoming staff. There was a big party...More

Thank STh0mps0n
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a meal here for our anniversary. The food was lovely with a good choice to chose from. The bar man/ waiter was lovely really friendly. Would definatley reccomend

Thank heldoyle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A Queen Street, Bridgend CF31 1HX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Bridgend
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 766839
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