The Old Cottage

(64 Reviews)
Cherry Orchard Road Lisvane, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 0UE
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Sundays: The Great British Roast from £12.50 per person

What better way to enjoy a Sunday than in a cosy country pub with a great selection of British roasts starting from £12.50 – served all day and evening on Sundays using the freshest seasonal ingredients.


Main course: £12
Food spend: £28

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Old Cottage
(based on 64 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (9)
  • business (1)
  • child friendly (7)
  • dinner (44)
  • large parties (4)
  • lunch (30)
  • luxury (4)
  • private dining (13)
  • romantic (11)
  • trendy (5)
  • value (11)
  • views (3)
  • By Sian H from Cardiff
    2 February 2018

    Good choices on menu. Excellent personal service- that made the evening even more pleasant

  • By Paul J from Cardiff
    15 October 2017

    Excellent Sunday roast with interesting array of vegetables, plated and served at table (so much better than those places that make you queue up!). Very busy hence rather noisy but the staff remained very calm and efficient despite the pressure.

  • By Viviane B from Cardiff
    1 October 2017

    Dining in the restaurant is good- service , menu variety and quality are good. For a pub my verdict is “better than a run of the mill pub” - enjoyable experience always. I can’t say the same for dining in the bar area.

  • By Alison B from Cardiff
    24 August 2017

    Loved it, the whole experience from start the finish was fabulous. From bar staff to waiter, can't fault it. I had chicken and Leek pie with ham hock crust which was to die for.

  • By Cathy G from Cardiff
    23 August 2017


  • By Janet M from Cardiff
    13 August 2017

    Lovely food. We had Sunday lunch. Just wish vegetables had been cooked a it more . A bit too aldente for us.

  • By Alun H from Bristol
    6 August 2017

    Very pleasant souroudings, outside seating area secluded and ideal if the weather is warm to eat al fresco. Indoor was welcoming, staff very friendly, no pressure to order which we like because we like to chat, catch up with family who we haven't seen in a while. Overall a very pleasant dining experience which we would highly recommend.

  • By Douglas Y from Usk
    29 July 2017

    We just had vegetable ? soup mostly excess of onion left most of it decided the rest of the menu was unnecessarily expensive

  • By Teresa C from Lisvane Cardiff
    28 July 2017

    A lovely country pub and restaurant. Have visited previously and always enjoyed it. However on this occasion we were very disappointed as we felt it was very poor value for money.

  • By Mark s D from Marshfield
    9 July 2017


Restaurant Location Map
The Old Cottage
Cherry Orchard Road Lisvane, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 0UE

Available offers

  • Sundays: The Great British Roast from £12.50 per person
  • Sundays: The Great British Mini Roast from £6.95 per person

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