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Arboreal

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68 Eastgate, Cowbridge CF71 7AB, Wales
+44 144.677.5093
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 24
    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
Most recent review
Excellent food

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Benjamin D
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 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
Senior Reviewer
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
9 helpful votes 9 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We always go to Arboreal for every celebration meal and we love it...Wonderful food, fantastic service in a relaxed atmosphere..My husband (who is a complete burger snob) swears their burgers are the best he's ever had. Also it's lovely for a drink or coffee and cake..We will be back very soon 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had a amazing dinner in Aboreal my wife and I have tried most if not all the places in cowbridge this is by FAR the best. Lovely and welcoming staff brilliant food and amazing cocktails! Food seems a little expensive when you first look but when you try it it's definitely worth it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Arboreal always exceeds my expectations, beautiful interior, lovely staff and top food. 100% recommend for food or drinks

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I absolutely love the decor of the Aboreal! It is bright, rustic and very cosy. Whoever designed it: Well done for the attention to the details! Unfortuntelly the food and the service does not match the great inside look. The service was friendly but very slow and not very efficient. The place was not busy at all and we were... More 

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

thanks to the guys at Arboreal for a great New Years Eve....we had a blast....and a thick head in the morning...but it was worth it.....

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

14 of us came to this restaurant for a Christmas get together, the food was served hot and on time and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. We were noisy and enthusiastic and our festive cheer was tolerated very well. I would definately return

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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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