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Kings Arms

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Church Road | Pentyrch, Cardiff CF15 9QF, Wales
+44 29 2089 0202
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Cardiff
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with family for an evening meal, apparently this place used to be quite good. The food from start to finish was poor. Very poor. Wrong starter given then upon telling waitress that it was not what was ordered, the response was well can you have it anyway, not rudely says just not any customer service at all. It was... More 

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

We used to visit this pub for its great food and the promise of some interesting real ales. Unfortunately, things have changed massively since we were last there, for example when you walk in and see you that where there used to be some interesting local ales to sample there are now just standard Brains beers and then nothing else.... More 

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Thank Lovas1927
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I used to be regulars here until recently. Lovely atmosphere and superb food. We have visited twice recently and it was empty at 7.30pm on a Friday...the staff, although pleasant enough, are very young and do not seem to know what they are doing. The food was very average, floppy greasy chips and rock hard boiled potatoes.... More 

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1 Thank Kyle P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner both really used to enjoyed coming here for Sunday dinner, however after today we will not be returning. I have attached a previous photo I had taken from June of the Sunday dinner I had so you can see what it Was like before. Today I had the roast topside of beef dinner. I had 2... More 

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Thank esj97
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

my wife and I went to this lovely village pub. we both had a starter my wife had the cheese and I had the fishcake. for the main meal i had rump my wife had sirloin both cooked nice and tender, we had a couple of drinks and the bill was £60 well worth it

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1 Thank gareth j
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a cooked dinner today with my family, food was excellent highly recommended and very friendly staff 5 stars to the chef.

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1 Thank daniel s
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I really want the Kings Arms to do well but this about the 6th+ owner I have seen try make it work and being brutal if what we had continues they will fail too. We had fish and chips. The fish was greasy and the chips under cooked. The pub so needs a front of house person who gets to... More 

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Thank PaulMM1234
Cardiff
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Took my Mum here for dinner, had fish and chips, my Husband had belly pork, all very nicely presented, great service, only think I would change personally is to have the fish skinned, sticky toffee pudding to finish, what more can you ask for. Just been taken over by new Landlords and some confusion as old landlord took the website... More 

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Thank Cariadbri
London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This pub which is just off the M4 is a perfect place to stop for dinner and a pint. The warm welcome from the staff and the fantastic food must make this one of the best pubs in the area

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Thank Andre H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were well looked after with excellent attentive service. An interesting and innovative menu made it much more than a run of the mill Sunday lunch, everything down to the carrots interestingly presented. Loved the crispy pork starter, and the roast lamb was beautifully tender and succulent. A thoroughly enjoyable meal at a very reasonable price at £16 for 2... More 

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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
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Pentyrch, Cardiff CF15 9QF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2089 0202

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