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Arboreal

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68 Eastgate, Cowbridge CF71 7AB, Wales
+44 144.677.5093
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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great

Trendy and friendly , quite expensive @£15 for a pizza but fresh and different . Well worth a visit for a special occasion , relaxed informal service with a young enthusiastic team and an imaginative menu .

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Gerald H
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Trendy and friendly , quite expensive @£15 for a pizza but fresh and different . Well worth a visit for a special occasion , relaxed informal service with a young enthusiastic team and an imaginative menu .

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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My partner and I came here for a late lunch. He had the chicken and ham pie and I opted for the arboreal burger. My burger was delish and packed with flavour. It was so big I had to use a knife and fork to eat it! The sweet potato wedges were equally as tasty, admittedly they tasted better than... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went along to here for breakfast everything on the plate was lovely! Freshly cooked. We will go again for sure!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We went here in September to celebrate our friends 30th anniversary. We didn't have a meal as such but had paid £15.00 per head and were served pizzas and breads throughout the evening. The foods was lovely and the setting was perfect. Nice soft music. helpful staff and just an ideal setting for a special occasion. We had the entire... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Always sold great coffee here. Interesting individual decor. Music played also good and individual, rather than the piped or just naff stuff in loads of other cafes nobody wants to hear. Staff have been friendly and 'laid back' in a nice way. Food seems good although have not had any yet. Britain needs more places like this! M C

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Caerdydd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I'm not one to usually write reviews and only if it's really bad or really consistently good. This is the latter. I've eaten here at all times of day and always had a great meal. Traditional cooked b'fast is great, but the rosti dish is really amazing. Evening time, the lamb & pomegranate pizza (trust me) is a favourite and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Food is always excellent here and we love the atmosphere. It's a must if you're visiting the area. We travel from Swansea but also have friends who specifically visit Arboreal from Bristol which speaks volumes!

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This little gem never fails to impress. We met friends here on Saturday night and they too loved it. As always great food, young and very professional staff and a great atmosphere which makes this the place to sit, talk and enjoy some of the best food in South Wales.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Met friends here for Sunday lunch and we were all delighted with the food and service. The portions were huge and each meal delicious. I had the Thai green chicken curry but I would also highly recommend the slow roast pork, halloumi flatbreads and french onion soup. Puddings at the next table looked amazing but unfortunately I just could fit... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We called in here unexpectedly. We were just looking for somewhere to have a quick lunch and I'm so glad we stopped here. The vegetarian Sunday roast was delicious complete with a poached pear in the centre of the plate and beautifully presented. At a reasonable price too especially considering the high quality ingredients. Don't pass this place by. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 Eastgate, Cowbridge CF71 7AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 144.677.5093

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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