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The Red Lion at Pendoylan

Pendoylan, Cardiff CF71 7UJ, Wales
+44 1446 760690
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Ranked #263 of 938 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $33
Cuisines: European, British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A sympathetically refurbished and well presented stone built country pub, serving modern British and European cuisine; traditional dishes coupled with inventive flavour combinations, that change with the seasons, and the very best of local produce. Delicious food, modestly priced.
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English first
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

visited the Red Lion Friday 19th December in a party of four. Every bit of food that was put in front of us was absolutely perfect! The menu was so interesting and adventurous, wanted to order everything on it. Our waitresses were so helpful with our choices and nothing was too much trouble. Nothing was microwaved and the prices were... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We visited the Red Lion today for lunch. A party of 4 was catered for by charming attentive staff. The food was exceptional for a pub. The fish was a piece of chunky cod, cooked to perfection on a bed of leeks with a home made outstanding fish cake. Delicious! The lamb dish melted in the mouth. The ambience was... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Absolutely superb meal and attentive and charming service. Excellent value and quality for money. I would highly recommend and we will be going again.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Recently refurbished old village pub. Wood fires, good selection of wines and beers plus some local brews. We also ate in the Restaurant, the food is presented beautifully, seasoned well and reasonably priced. The portions a VERY generous and the staff very welcoming and professional whilst remaining very friendly.

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I first ate at this restaurant about 2 years ago and found the portions a little small, although tasty. I went again today for Sunday lunch, it was Superb ! Shared mixed surf and turf platter, served on a large oblique chunk of wood. A "taster dish" Prawns, monkfish, black pudding, cold meats with crusty bread and olive oil. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Visited recently with family while on holiday in Wales. Discovered this wee place and had a very good meal. Portion size was just right and price very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I had not visited The Red Lion for several years until Sunday when I went with my family for Sunday Lunch. What a wonderful experience! There were 6 in our party and we all had something different. It was beautifully served with a great deal of style and was absolutely delicious as well as being piping hot! I have nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A totally faultless dining experience! Welcome drinks, service, food, EVERYTHING! The food is truly exceptional here - 31 in our dinner party and EVERY meal was of the highest quality! SUPERB! Diolch yn fawr iawn i chi gyd!

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I first came to the Red Lion last year when my mother had a voucher. from LivingSocial. The food was good, but after 3 courses we were still hungry and despite being one of only 5 parties present the service was appalling. I put it down to it being a weekday. When I got a notification from LivingSocial I thought... More 

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CarmellaRed, Manager at The Red Lion at Pendoylan, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you didn't have an enjoyable experience with us through living social. In some of the respects you've mentioned it's a difficult legacy we have been left with. In response to telephoning and not being able to get through, I will say that of the 600 + vouchers we sold in April, most weren't booked and used... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We visited this restaurant with friends on a Saturday evening and were looking forward to something special as the menu was far from the typical fare dished out by pub restaurants. The place was crowded, it being a Saturday, and there was also a large private party going on upstairs! We were given the menu whilst enjoying pre-meal drinks and... More 

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Additional Information about The Red Lion at Pendoylan

Address: Pendoylan, Cardiff CF71 7UJ, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1446 760690
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
Average Prices: USD 12 - 33
Cuisine: European, British

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