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Pen and Wig Pub

1 Park Grove, Cardiff CF10 3BJ, Wales (Cathays)
029 2037 1217
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Ranked #243 of 937 Restaurants in Cardiff
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Cathays
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
cardiff
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a really nice bar for a drink inside or in the large beer garden. The clientele is a mix of students and local workers. It tends to get very busy at lunch hours. Now to the food , this can be really hit and miss. In fairness, it is well priced and they can usually ensure you get... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lots of space, lots of drink choices, and great atmosphere. Stick to the beers - or go with a cocktail on special (don't get inventive).

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hereford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Since being taken over by a chain the prices have soared. No more the pie meal and a pint for less than £6. The food is adequate and the beer is excellent but the price for a pint is no longer a bargain. It has all become very corporate and rather expensive for a student clientele but still worth a... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Arrived Sunday afternoon ordered from the 2 for £10-45 menu, we all managed to order something different, Sausage and spring onion mash, Burger with optional Sweet potato chips, Scampi and chips, and BBQ chicken. All arrived together in a reasonable time all freshly cooked nicely presented. If I had a complaint I am not a fan of packet fried frozen... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We found this place by accident after a visit to Cardiff Museum - what a hidden gem! The choice of real ales was amazing, we worked our way through 3 of them! We also had some lunch which was really good, so fresh and tasty, and excellent service. Nice atmosphere too, a traditonal pub, well worth a visit!

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food to be honest is average, best described as cheap and cheerful. Still my favourite pub in Cardiff to go for drinks on a Friday & Saturday or even just for one after work. Friendly bar staff & clientele always a good crowd with no pretencious people and generally a lack of students which is ideal! Beer garden is massive... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Food was fab booked a table for family of seven 2 meals for 9 .45 bbq chicken was brill staff where great lucky we booked it was packed will be going back thank you for a great evening see you soon nice pint to

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I recently stopped here for an early evening meal, the choice was broad and the prices reasonable. The atmosphere and ambience were also quite lovely. I ordered a chicken burger with fries, I was asked if I wanted to have chunky fries or sweet potato ones instead, I opted for the sweet potato choice but wasn't made aware they were... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My wife and I have often stopped here when shopping in Cardiff. This is a proper pub offering a cosy and relaxed atmosphere with a good pub menu. The choice of real ales is also great. Worth a visit.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you want someone relaxed yet lively to start a good night out or somewhere to relax and chat with friends I would defiantly recommend this pub. We were there on a Saturday night after a day of sunshine and although the beer garden was busy, there was still plenty of seating for everyone and people are happy to share... More 

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Additional Information about Pen and Wig Pub

Address: 1 Park Grove, Cardiff CF10 3BJ, Wales
Phone Number: 029 2037 1217
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: British

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