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Pieminister

35 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
+44 29 2000 4155
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (174 reviews)
“mash” (80 reviews)
“pastry” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
35 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Mothership deal (pie, mash, minted mushy peas and gravy for £9) and 241 cocktails on a Tuesday evening with a friend. Pie was aesthetically pleasing, based on a bed of mash, with the mushy peas on top of the pie with cheese and...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb, friendly and efficient service from the Pieminister Team tonight. Unfazed by our table of 17 vegetarians, they looked after us very well, and the standard of food was, as usual, delicious. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

1  Thank VeggieWithKids
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son knows the Pieminster in Oxford so we tried this one in Cardiff. If you like pies you will enjoy this chain. A wide variety of flavours in the pies served with some tasty sides for example: sweet potato fries, mushy pies, fresh peas....More

1  Thank Yas46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy in town with Speedway, never been here before but fancied pie and mash. No such luck, told by first waitress to wait until she found table, second waitress told us to wait outside and would come and get us when table available. Half an...More

Thank youngjax
pieministerpies, Manager at Pieminister, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Younjax, We are really sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the customer service you received; we pride ourselves in our friendly and professional service and inclusive warm atmosphere, so would greatly appreciate it if you could email us at hello@pieminister.co.uk. We would...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went as part of a joint graduation/birthday celebration with my wife, son and his partner on a mid-week evening and had not pre-booked. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the facilities, staff, or service. The atmosphere was rather flat - but it was early so...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I had a moo and blue pie with mash and mushy peas and gravy here it was really lovely I enjoyed it a lot, would definitely come back and have the same again.

1  Thank Deborahlouise9
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

All started well. Pies were very good as were the cocktails. The trouble came with dessert. We both ordered the " soft chewy meringue with lemon creme fraiche, coulis and berries. £5. When it came I thought it a little small for the money, but...More

1  Thank margaret L
pieministerpies, Manager at Pieminister, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello Margaret, I am really sorry to hear about your experience at Pieminister Cardiff, if it's not too much trouble, could you please email hello@pieminister.co.uk, as we'd really like to investigate this.

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Whatever happened to service? Not even a hello, can I help you, or even an acknowledgement. How long will these chains survive, surely we deserve a little bit of service. But then I'm part of the problem as I sit here waiting for an acknowledgement...More

1  Thank FixieRobin
pieministerpies, Manager at Pieminister, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hello Robin, I'm really disappointed to hear about your visit. Could you please email to hello@pieminister.co.uk, we'd like to fully investigate what happened, as friendly, professional service is our standard at all times.

Reviewed 27 June 2017

I chose the "Deer stalker" which is a wild British venison pie with bacon, red wine and green lentil. I ordered it under the "Mothership" pie meal and had it with a small quantity of mashed potato and minty mushy peas. The best part of...More

2  Thank Desmond C
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location in the heart of Cardiff. Very tasty pie with all the trimmings also arrived just before 19.00 so managed to benefit from happy hour on cocktails.

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Response from Craig F | Reviewed this property |
You can only book for 6 or more, just turn up if less, quite a quick turnaround, despite what the management may say so stick around (trust what the waitresses say)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2000 4155
  • E-mail
Description
Pieminister Cardiff is our flagship restaurant in Wales and is located in the heart of the city on St. Mary's Street. Whilst award-winning pies are what we stand for, there's lots more to try too. Pieminister Cardiff is full of life and the hustle and bustle of the city, so makes a great lunch stop whether you are working, shopping or visiting the city. By night the restaurant turns into a dinning destination with craft ales, wines and cocktails and ice cream pies for pudding.
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