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The Old Cottage

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2A Queen Street, Bridgend CF31 1HX, Wales
+44 1656 766839
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've eaten at the Old Cottage before and the meal was lovely. This time however didn't meet the heights of before. After placing our order we ended up waiting 45 minutes for starters to appear. All in all we were there about 2.5 hours, albeit we had three courses, but service felt slow. All the staff seemed busy, running up... More 

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Thank armed_sirloin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visted this restaurant on previous occasions I was looking forward to good food. I wasn't disappointed food was superb but service was slow and the place was lacking in atmosphere no decorations on the table and no crackers either.Considering we had booked a xmas menu I felt some effort could have been made to make it festive. Also we... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never dined here before. And have heard good things about the place. But I was very disappointed. The food was all microwaved, tasted like a ready meal. The service was poor. We were waiting for plates to be cleared and the bill when there was a lot of standing around by staff around the bar area.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to the cottage for Sunday lunch many times, staff friendly, food outstanding!!! can't fault anything will continue having lunch here.

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Thank Dallie201105
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Had lunch with approx. 30 others in the group. Service was really good and considering the large number of people the food was good and hot too.

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Thank sutton624
Pencoed, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Food good quality but a shame the veg is served in very small portions. We had to request another dish for the two of us. There is no thought in the servings.... 3 new potatoes between 2 people and a swede portion that amounted to no more than a tablespoon. At the end of the meal we requested the bill... More 

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Thank adofant
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Took my partner for his birthday and had a beautiful 3 course meal. the food was fab and we weren't rushed at all. everyone was extremely friendly. would recommend

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Thank mum4720
wales
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92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This was a reunion of a few of us ladies that worked together 50 years ago .Well I must say we had a lovely welcome from the two men that were working ,I had booked a table upstairs in case we got a bit noisy, the table look very nice , we all orders something different.Not long before we were... More 

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Thank jesseywales
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this restaurant with my wife and daughter for a birthday celebration. Had heard good reports, and can now understand why. Our food was superb; perfectly cooked, nicely presented, efficiently served and good value from the 2/3 course menu. We chose Sea Bass and two chicken dishes for mains, which were all delicious and served in generous... More 

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Thank taylors_on_tour
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Had a lovely evening with good food and service. Recommend the slow cooked belly pork. Will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A Queen Street, Bridgend CF31 1HX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Bridgend
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 766839
Description
simply divine!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?