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The Old Cottage

) #222 of 914 Restaurants in Cardiff ££ - £££ , British,
Cherry Orchard Road | Lisvane, Cardiff CF14 0UE, Wales
+44 29 2076 5961
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cherry Orchard Road | Lisvane, Cardiff CF14 0UE, Wales
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1 - 10 of 509 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We often book and visit The Old Cottage as it is the only place in North Cardiff that is consistantly great, this time we decided to sit out in the beer garden and again service and food were brilliant, the garden was looking brilliant and...More

Thank craigyg71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been here twice and on both occasions very good food. First occasion was a week day afternoon for a meal and it was really nice. Second time was on a Sunday for Lunch and this was lovely too. Staff are really nice and friendly I...More

Thank Simon W
ManagerOldCottage, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon Simon, Thank you for your kind review, I'm glad to see you enjoyed both your visits to the Old Cottage! Hopefully with the nicer weather we'll see you again soon for a drink in the garden! Many thanks Sam Kirby Supervisor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit here and pleased to report good experience. A very varied menu, reasonably comfortable surroundings, attentive service, tasty food and well priced wine list. Quite difficult to find.More

Thank DavidFBristol
ManagerOldCottage, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon David, Thanks for the taking the time to leave us a review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your experience at the Old Cottage and that you found the service attentive. Hopefully we'll be seeing more of you with the better weather coming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Sunday afternoon the best roast I've had out for a while, food superb can thoroughly recommend the crumble too, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Also visited a week ago and the gammon steak was the best we've ever tasted!

Thank Jackie7526
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jackie, I'm so glad to see that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us as well as your previous visits! We hope to see you again soon! Many thanks Sam Kirby Supervisor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined in the evening recently as a party of 7, 3 of us compared our meals, two of which were disappointing. Starters were fine, but two of the meals were meant to be a chorizo, prawn and crab linguine. We asked that the chorizo...More

Thank Beachandsea
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I'm sorry to hear that your experience with us wasn't as good as you had hoped. I'm glad to see that you enjoyed the ambience and that our staff were welcoming and helpful. With regards to the food, we will always do our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What seemed like an enjoyable experience for most of my group, was quite the opposite for two of us. Having an issue eating certain foods,I opted for a simple request...plain pasta as offered on the children's menu. I asked if it was possible,assured it was...More

Thank Mar1918
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I'm sorry to hear about your experience with us. We have investigated this further as we understand that intolerances are quite a serious matter and there was obviously a misunderstanding from the waiter about the requirements. We fully understand that this is a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

popped out for drinks one hot summer evening.busy place but a great beer garden.had a good time. plenty of people eatin as well so I guess the food is good too.More

Thank timmarley
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Tim, Thank you for your positive feedback and I'm glad to see that you had a pleasant experience with us. We hope that you will visit us again soon and that you may get a chance to eat with us! Many thanks Sam...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live locally to the Old Cottage and I always have a lovely meal, the staff are friendly and helpful and the food is always delicious. I went the other day for a special birthday meal and the staff went above and beyond to make...More

Thank TinaSJ18
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Tina, I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your visit with us at the Old Cottage and that we could make your experience a special one! I see that you visit us quite often and just so you know we do also serve...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passed here whilst looking at houses so decided to stop and have a drink. We ordered a large glass of wine and a pint of peroni. A little steep at £13.40. We sat outside and the garden was really lovely so we decided to have...More

Thank Sjabena
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I'm sorry to hear that your experience with us on Sunday was a bit of a let down. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your starters as we do try to maintain a high standard of food quality, but it is...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we had a birthday meal for fourteen people. We had be asked to pre order our meals. The meals came out sporadically with warnings of very hot plates. It became obvious that some meals had been left under a grill whilst others were cold...More

Thank Skidmarks8
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William R
I would like to know how they can justify top restaurant prices for mediocre pub food
14 November 2016|
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Response from 924lizzie | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that their prices are nowhere near top restaurant prices and are completely justified - excellent gastropub food.
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patgriff600
Can I use my gourmet card and what are the restrictions
2 July 2015|
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Response from patgriff600 | Reviewed this property |
No apparently they have stopped the use of the gourmet card completely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cherry Orchard Road | Lisvane, Cardiff CF14 0UE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2076 5961
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