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Cosy restaurant with 40 seats indoors and outdoor dining area offering a range of homemade breakfasts and lunches using locally sourced produce, and a range of seasonal drinks. We serve breakfast lunch and dinner, our main focus is on fresh handmade pasta, Artisan pizza and tasty meat and fish dishes.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, British, Welsh
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great takeaway delivered by delieroo on saturday night courtesy of la pentola. Food arrived on time and hot. Had duck lasange, which was so rich and cheesy, so filling!! And we had the mushroom risotto, really good flavour of wild mushrooms and garic....More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 23 January 2021

Lovely takeaway! collected our takeaway from the restaurant felt safe, sanitiser and front door, really professional. Had gnochi and arrancini for starters, both amazing! Mains we had duck ragu and seafood pasta, again both outstanding, full of flavour and piping hot. Will be back. Thanks

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 18 January 2021 via mobile

Best Christmas Dinner Ever! The duck risotto and the crab arancini are out of this world. We all got what we wanted and it took all of the stress out of Christmas Day. The staff were incredibly helpful. Can’t wait to visit the restaurant after...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2021 via mobile

Ordered 2 takeaways this week one on Friday, had the duck Ragu and risotto both full of flavour, deliver hot and on time. Had Sunday lunch as well beef was to die for as was the lamb. Can't wait to order again

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 18 January 2021

Ordered a sunday lunch via the uber eats app. First time i have ordered a takeaway in the daytime and i must say i was blown away. Food came on time and piping hot. We had two beef briskets, its was melt in the mouth...More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 17 January 2021

I ordered 2 x Vegetarian/Vegan Roasts today and was seriously disappointed. The gravy was like water and I have never seen a smaller amount of vegetables on a meal in my life!! After directly contacting La Pentola on Instagram and letting them know of my...More

Date of visit: January 2021
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la pentola, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2021

I was expecting this. Sadly our first one star review out of 778 comes from an Internet troll. After you commented that your veg was a measly portion we contacted you through private message to offer you an apology and discount, which you happily accepted,...More

Reviewed 15 January 2021 via mobile

Having experience the place as the pot, we were apprehensive about the new Italian branding giving the massive amount of restaurants (especially pizza) in the area - literally the best pizza we’ve ever had! Beautiful thin crust, generous blue cheese and lively chunks of mushrooms.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

Wonderful little Italian restaurant in the heart of Cardiff. Amazing service from the staff, with a lot of knowledge about the menu. I enjoyed the deep fried gnocchi with pesto to start, pizza ai fungi as the main attraction and the most beautiful tiramisu cheesecake!...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 12 December 2020

Ordered a takeaway on friday night. We had a baked cheese starter with bread and chutney, and crab arranchini, which were amazing packed with crab and chili. Mains we had duck ragu, lovely rich sauce with homemade pasta, and seafood pasta dish with a nice...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

Excellent service, a beautiful meal and felt safe. Met with both daughters for a Christmas meal. I had the Welsh breakfast, my one daughter had a pizza and asked for an egg on top, which was duly supplied. My other daughter cannot eat Turkey, and...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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hilaryander
8 September 2018|
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Response from lapentolacardiff | Property representative |
Hi Hilary, sorry theses questions don't come to us directly so I've only just seen it.We do kids meals but don't have a menu as such, we usually do half portions of our main meals or will make your little one whatever they... More
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okwagon
5 May 2015|
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Response from lapentolacardiff | Property representative |
Our menus are available on our website thepotcafe (TA wont allow me to paste the website link) We also serve a selection of sandwiches at lunch starting at £4. Many thanks
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    La Pentola is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5