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36 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
+44 29 2023 2917
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Beautiful food . Lovely room. Really friendly .very clean. Really good value for money . I recommend the cayo arms to anybody . Thank you both (Louise and matin) .

Thank LinziAndjohnthe... M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I am not sure if this review will assist anyone as I think the message has already been received, evidenced by us being the only ones eating here at 1pm on a Sunday. Food was edible but that's about it. Ciabatta was fairly stale. Chicken was small portion and did not taste great and chips were not cooked properly. It... More 

2 Thank Jeremy H
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Had a "pit stop" lunch here on a Sat, didn't realize the rugby was on (travelled to Cardiff for other reasons) so there was very minimal food on offer (burger or sausage and chips) so wasn't impressed. Overall probably would go back when full menu is on offer.

Thank Hazel B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Nice clean venue with good food and plenty of drinks. Outdoor seating also good. home cooked food and plenty of it.

Thank Christopher W
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Brilliant sized portions! Very tasty and lots of choice! Not at all long to wait either! Can eat both outside and inside and both are nice!

Thank Rakhee s
Lampeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

I have called here before for a drink but was astounded to see when I called at midday on a Saturday that the pub was empty and we were the only customers. The barman was friendly and courteous we had drinks and ordered two meals both were served promptly and the fopd was tasty and offered good value. Can't get... More 

Thank Greg E
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Bad times Was in here on Sat eve about 5pm There was no cod fish on the menu so was told they had breaded plaice Wish I hadn't ordered it for my gf She's been up all night being sick Bad times Will have it go to the Drs now tomorrow - really poor show, gutted because we had planned... More 

Thank Clk S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Delicious food and great ambiance. Great location near the town and close to small hotels. Friendly pub with character and also gets very busy. Staff very good and welcoming. Great dishes to choose from and cooked well on the premises.

Thank Carole W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Used to drink at the Cayo every other day, the garden is amazing and the only pub in a mile radius with a pool table. Since being under new mangement the atmospheres dead and the pool cues have been out of order for months. We gave it another chance today and immediately greeted with the young barman with a face... More 

1 Thank DafHob
Sotogrande, Spain
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to have a nice drink and relax. Beautiful gardens front and rear in the centre but not so in the centre if you get my drift..

Thank HPL1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2023 2917

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?