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The Cottage Pub Cardiff

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Proper pub!

We popped in for a quick drink while in Cardiff city centre - we all had dark fruit cider which was... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Howesthat
,
Halesowen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great little place

Called for a few beers en route to the principality stadium. Small but really popular, four beers... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
runforrestrun_11
,
Derbyshire
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1 Jul 2018
“Proper pub!”
18 Jun 2018
“Great little place”
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25 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AA, Wales
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub after going to one beforehand and being told it was child free after we bought our drinks. Nice cosy pub with a nice gentlemen at the bar who served us. We ordered our drinks and sat down, we also ordered a bowl...More

Thank Pollyanna U
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Good Afternoon Pollyanna U, Thank you for taking the time to review The Cottage Pub Cardiff. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here and that your daughter had fun. We do like to see children happy. Our apology's for the portion size...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We visited The Cottage twice – the first impression was really good and the second one even better. Great food (Taverner’s chicken, vegetable tikka massala, braised beef and ale pie), friendly staff and the size of the meals was just enough for us. And the...More

Thank marcin m
CardiffCottage, General Manager at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Marcin M, Thank you very much for your kind words about your recent visit. We hope that if you are visiting again you will come back to see us. Kind reagrsd, Sara

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Visited for lunch for 2 at about 14:30 in the afternoon mid week. The place was very quiet (3 more couples eating) and a few people sitting outside. Ordered food but they then delivered the starter and main course at the same time - they...More

Thank Richard K
CardiffCottage, General Manager at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Richard K, I apologise that the service you received on your recent visit did not meet your expectation. I will look in to the highlighted issues. If you would like to discuss the matter further please do not hesitate to contact myself on 02920337195....More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a quick drink while in Cardiff city centre - we all had dark fruit cider which was on tap. This is a lovely pub, full of history - according to what we read, it’s one of the oldest in the country...More

Thank Howesthat
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Good morning Howesthat, Thank you for taking the time to review The Cottage, we always like to greet our customers warmly and are so glad you enjoyed your drinks and time here. The historical information on the board has been found fascinating by lots and...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit to this old Dame that served people since 1750. Get the Brewed cardiff ale called "SA Brains" and their Welsh cider while sitting near the bay windows to watch the shoppers stroll by.More

Thank mag_ty
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Thank you for your kind review of The Cardiff Cottage, its lovely to see that customers read the history board with regards to the pub, we are glad you enjoyed the SA and hope you have sampled some of our other delicious beers. We hope...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with the size of portions of the main meals for the price charged. Luckily the staff (who were lovely) agreed and we left hungry and refunded. On the plus side the beer was good.More

Thank DaSh36
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Thank you for taking time to review The Cardiff Cottage and your kind words regarding our staff. Our sincere apologies with regards to the portions, if you have any further queries regarding this matter please do not hesitate to contact us on 02020337195. Glad you...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Called for a few beers en route to the principality stadium. Small but really popular, four beers £17, staff are really friendly and a great feel about the place.

Thank runforrestrun_11
CardiffCottage, General Manager at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you very much for taking your time to review us. I'm very pleased to hear that you felt that there was a great feel and that the team were really friendly. I hope you enjoyed the concert. Many thanks Sara

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I have drunk in this pub on and off for 40 years, first quite regularly as a student and since then more occasionally while passing through to and from my home in England and my birthplace in Wales. Apart from the time they knocked out...More

Thank johngfear
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Good Morning John, Thank you for taking the time to review The Cottage, we appreciate all feedback. It's lovely to hear from people that have enjoyed our establishment over the years. The wall would have been 2005 when the pub was refurbished. We looked forward...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018

We had a weekend in Cardiff and looked up on the internet traditional pubs, The cottage is right in the middle of the city and a cracking Victorian pub that keeps its tradition, we spent the afternoon there, the bar man Mark was very friendly...More

Thank mandy t
CardiffCottage, Shift Leader at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear Mandy, Thank you for taking your time to review the Cottage, I will let Mark know that you left a great review for him. We look for ward to seeing you again. Diane

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting Cardiff last week, we popped into the cottage for a drink. I went to the bar ordered drinks, paid said thank you to the bar maid and sat down Took my coat off and revealed my ferocious dog tshirt, the barmaid then came...More

Thank Andrea K
CardiffCottage, General Manager at The Cottage Pub Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Dear Andrea K, Thank you for taking your time to review the Cottage, I will let Diane know that you left a great review for her. We look for ward to seeing you again. Sara

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