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The Old Cottage

Cherry Orchard Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF14 0UE

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  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
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  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
  • The Old Cottage - Cardiff
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00.

Brilliant service.

Nigel 03 March 2019
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

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Customer reviews for The Old Cottage

4.1 ((((* (based on 61 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (42)
  • lunch (29)
  • private dining (12)
  • romantic (11)
  • value (10)
  • al fresco (9)
  • child friendly (6)
  • trendy (5)
  • luxury (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • views (3)
  • business (1)
  • ((((( 21 August 2019 by Karen from Cardiff

    The service was excellent as was the food. Great choices on the menu, would highly recommend.

  • (((** 11 June 2019 by Thomas from Cardiff

    Sunday lunch was overpriced for what was received. Whilst the food was tasty, the balance of the plate was wrong and we certainly felt disappointed by the food we received.
    Service was great and the decor was good, but on balance we’d struggle to justify returning for Sunday lunch when there are far better options available locally.

  • (((** 23 April 2019 by Darcy from Cardiff

    Unfortunately we were disappointed with our experience. The vegan onion tart was served as just the tart, no sides and was priced at £12.50 which seemed over priced. The roasts that were served were unfortunately bland with vegetables that came from a bag and was reheated.

  • ((*** 9 April 2019 by katrina from cardiff

    We have visited here many times and really enjoyed it, however last Sunday 3/3 we came with my family to celebrate a birthday to find that there were no roasts left and also many choices unavailable. In addition it was not tp the usual standard and would say what we had was so so!. Very disappointing considering the previous visits we have not had any complaints .

  • (((** 4 April 2019 by Tina from Cardiff

    I visited because it was a birthday treat, I did not think it was any thing special, we had a five pound voucher to take off the price of the meal as it was my birthday, the waitress said that they could not take it has the number was not the voucher we had to complain and eventually they took the £5.00 off we also had a drinks voucher but did not have the drinks on offer.

  • ((*** 21 March 2019 by Gwyneth from Cardiff

    New menu poor. Service not much better.

  • ((((( 3 March 2019 by Nigel from Cardiff

    Brilliant service.

  • ((((* 5 December 2018 by Maria from Epsom

    A nice experience,
    Well meaning staff. We had the roast and it was nice apart from the potatoes were a bit hard and dry. We ordered the mini desert with a drink, the drink came about 10 mins before the dessert so not ideal as we would have liked to enjoy together.

  • ((((* 31 July 2018 by Ann from Swindon

    Great roasts and generous portions, and there was a good range of options on the menu which covered the varying dietary requirements of our group. Good helpful service and pleasant surroundings too. I also liked the option of a reasonably priced mini dessert rather than a full sized one.
    Everyone enjoyed their meals and we would definitely come back when we're nd meeting up.

  • ((((* 3 June 2018 by CZDC from Cardiff

    We were a table of four on a busy Friday evening. We ordered two sharing platters and all chose steak for the main course. Unfortunately the waiter forgot to process the sharing platter orders so we only had the mains. The steaks were delicious - perfectly cooked and the sides were the right size portion wise. The head waitress gave us the bottle of wine on the house as an apology for the starters which was a very nice gesture.

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