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The Market Place


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

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Our restaurant is set in one of the most historic buildings in the beautiful town of Cowbridge, and exudes a timeless atmosphere. In winter we continue the old traditions with our warming log fires, and summer brings outdoor dining in our lovely walled garden. We offer a wide variety of freshly prepared modern European dishes, locally sourced and carefully arranged by classically trained chefs. We offer a fixed price lunch menu, £16.95 For two courses, and an "Early Supper" menu served from 18:00 - 18:55 Wed. - Fri. Which at £17.95 offers a great value way to sample our fantastic food or if you prefer we also have our fantastic Ala Carte menu .The Market Place has become a bye-word for the best
US$16 - US$42
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely decor, great service and outstanding food. A 3 course meal was very reasonably priced. The only thing that I found weird, was the bottle of wine we ordered was placed out of reach. We were told that the waiter staff HAD to pour our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Welshtraveller247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on a Saturday night and although the atmosphere was a little flat, the food and service definitely made up for that. Scallops, Steak & Seabass were all faultless and they were exceptionally accommodating to our Gluten Free requirements. Host & server was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EmTravels94
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to restaurant after reading reviews. We were both very impressed with ambience - tables well spaced. Welcome was friendly and set the tone for service which was exemplary. My wife ordered tagliatelle and I steak - both were very tasty dishes. I finished...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Thomas041152
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Everything about The Market Place appeals; the venue, the service, food and environment. We had so many favorable comments on our evening here from our guests who were from various parts of the Uk and even Italy. Thank you guys, well done!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bakerlite
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch. I ordered scallops - they were completely cold and had to be re- cooked. Then we had beef- again my beef dinner was only just warm enough to eat. Very average - maybe not their regular chef and I will not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phebejoy
Reviewed 3 February 2019

We had not booked but called in at 1pm and advised we coukd have a table at 2pm. We arrived and were shown to our table and our coats taken for us. The service was friendly efficient and helpful. I chose cod and chips and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Diane A
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

We visited for lunch today to meet some friends who travelled from the Gower...we received a very warm welcome, premises warm clean and cosy. There was a set meal menu choice available today. 3 of us chose the pork belly...which we all agreed was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dora A
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We have visited The Market Place many times, the food, service are always wonderful. I can highly recommend this restaurant you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JATWales
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Market Place, we found the staff to be excellent and attentive and well mannered. Shown to our table and coats taken and hung. Ordered drinks and relaxed whilst browsing the Sunday Lunch menu. Ordered prawns to start and the quinoa bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mikeyntracy
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Had another fantastic experience in this top class restaurant. All nine persons in our group raved about their meals. The beef stroganoff with pasta was superb, the meat was delicious and tender and the sauce was exquisite. can’t wait to go back again for it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Tracey R
29 November 2017|
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Response from valegirl | Reviewed this property |
It’s all on one level in the pub and there is plenty of parking along the main high street and Waitrose ( free for 2hours ) there is also a car park to the rear non payable .
30 June 2017|
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Response from Charlotte D | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are high chairs. Not sure about childrens menu.
13 September 2016|
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Response from TripSurvivorDotCom | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there's an 'earlybird' evening menu, and a full one. Very nice.
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