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The Old Cottage

Cherry Orchard Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF14 0UE +44 2920538377

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:00

Lovely food, great service and a lovely atmosphere

Judith Ross 17 October 2016
from Cardiff

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Set in a beautiful country house in Lisvane, The Old Cottage is a cosy retreat serving modern British cuisine. This picturesque country pub is warmed by log fires and boasts a charming bar area and a large dining room with an open kitchen, as well as outdoor seating.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The Old Cottage menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include roasted mushrooms, box baked Camembert, and spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar at The Old Cottage restaurant showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at the bar. Nostalgic British nibbles and eclectic sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

Within one of the city’s most upscale areas, The Old Cottage in Cardiff is just a 2-minute walk from Lisvane & Thornhill Station.

The Old Cottage

Cherry Orchard Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF14 0UE

Contact +44 2920765961
Reservations +44 2920538377

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Customer reviews for The Old Cottage

4.2 ((((* (based on 20 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (17)
  • lunch (12)
  • private dining (6)
  • romantic (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • trendy (3)
  • value (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • business (1)
  • ((*** by from Cardiff

    Service was great but sunday lunch quite bland and disappointing considering the price

  • ((((( by from Cardiff

    Lovely food, great service and a lovely atmosphere

  • ((((( by from Cardiff

    Excellent and well-presented food. Very good service. A noisy group the only downside.

  • ((((( by from Cardiff

    Lovely meal, great service nice atmosphere

  • (((** by from Cyncoed

    Enjoyable evening, only one fault, music in restaurant too loud! Guests who have hearing problems found it difficult converse easily.

  • ((((( by from Cardiff

    Lovely Inn, beautiful food and choice.

  • ((((* by from Cardiff

    All was excellent. Pleasant staff. Food outstanding

  • ((*** by from Cardiff

    Restaurant service was good. The lamb we ordered was too tough, I needed to ask for a steak knife to eat it. Slow roasted belly pork was ok, although the crackling was far too brittle and tasteless, mash potatoes were very bland as were the scallops. Shortage of staff was evidence at the bar, as we had to wait a very long time for a member of staff to take our drink order, due to him serving food elsewhere. We've eaten here in the past and had better food

  • (((** by from Cardiff

    It was a cold evening and not much heat from the fire despite being at the next table. Waitress too keen to clear table of wine glasses and side plates only to have to bring them back for our artisan bread platter then only brought one knife despite two diners. I ordered fish and chips. It was ok. Found the twice cooked chips and fish quite greasy but my fellow diner loved the pie. I'm going to stick to the pulled pork burger next time. However another plus was that we arrived early and our table was ready so we didn't have to wait around.

  • ((((( by from Cardiff

    Lovely food, great service, left feeling very happy and well treated by staff.

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