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The Cricketers

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66 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
+44 29 2034 5102
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely and really fresh!! Prices are good! Not above the average pub price. Food is most certainly ABOVE average!!' Really great!!

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Thank Isabella Melendez UK
Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm, welcoming efficient service in a traditional pub. Good ambience and our food and drinks were served promptly. Our lunch was tasty, especially the parsnip and apple soup and generous beefburger, and we enjoyed a very pleasant family couple of hours.

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Thank ellie284
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent three nights in Cardiff and went to the Cricketers on each evening. The staff were very friendly and there was a good selection of beers. I also had two meals.The menu was fairly typical pub grub but it was served very quickly and was very good value and quality.

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Thank wolftone328
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stood at the bar for what seemed like forever the staff seemed to avoid serving me, new customers kept coming yet the staff still didn't serve me,seeing as I wasn't drinking I don't know why, I won't be returning, even though this place is within walking distance

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great 'watering hole', close to Sophia Gardens and within easy walking distance from the city. Friendly service, delicious selection of real ales and the food is excellent.

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Thank skinwilliams
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What constitutes bad service ? How about when you walk in and there's an empty bar, Waitresses working hard at one end of the bar, busy with serving meals, and a guy in a pink shirt chatting away in a carefree mood to a local at the other end of the bar. Magnificently ignoring the two people who have just... More 

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Thank RiderzOnTheStorm
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meal we had on this occasion was the best I've had at The Cricketers. On other occasions the menu has been very much burger type meals but this was proper dining, almost fine dining with a lovely menu cooked and served well. The sea bass was particularly enjoyed by two of us

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Thank mikebrownnz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This place has a lovely vibe and staff are always friendly - they keep us coming back every week. With the winter coming it's our favourite place to sit by the fire with a beer.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We called in for a drink and the food looked so good we ordered. And we were certainly not disappointed. The food was superb. Great choice and extra specials on the board. The staff were polite and helpful. We will certainly be back. Thank you

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Thank JaneD686
Oxford
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137 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Busy place & staff working hard. Twi slices of meat a bit stingy for a pricey Sunday roast & food not that warm...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2034 5102
Description
Set in a classic Victorian Town House, within a well hit 'six' of the county cricket ground, The Cricketers offers a great range of quality Welsh real ales from our sister company, Evan Evans Brewery. Chilled continental lagers, a great wine selection & a large soft drink range. We also offer free Wi-Fi. Our beer garden is the best in Cardiff, with plenty of seating and a real sun trap!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?