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Forest Stoves and Fires Limited

Heol y Fforest | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JR, Wales
+44 29 2081 4314
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“faggots” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Heol y Fforest | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing birthday lunch for a friend. The staff couldn't do enough for us, we were told that we could go up early and decorate with banners, the tables were reserved for us and they made a birthday cake. During the lunch nothing was...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in and around the area for over 40 years and have only recently popped in here for a cuppa due to family raving about it. This place is unique, set in the woods with very friendly staff. A lovely selection of sandwiches,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to stop off at and have a piece of cake and a cuppa! The cafe is dog-friendly and the prices are affordable too!

Thank Craigkeane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a simple breakfast of sausage egg and fried tomatoes and it was delicious. We received a lovely warm welcome and good coffee in front of a wood burning fire amidst the beautiful woody surrounds of Castel Coch.

Thank Al R
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Sat outside in the sun 🌞after walking though the forest🌳🌲 with a beautiful bacon and sausage sandwich lovely latte ☕️and pure peace and tranquility . It really is a beautiful spot for lunch. The gardens are wonderful staff really polite to, going back in now...More

Thank Kingpence
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Home made cakes and good coffee. This quiet, peaceful place feels miles from the hustle and bustle. Situated in the middle of Forest Fawr, there are many tracks to follow direct from their garden. Not far from the Sculpture Trail, or Castell Coch. Very relaxed...More

Thank carolhutchence
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We've been before and it was very nice, so we came back. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. It is a cool and shady place in a secluded woodland setting. It has a large outdoor seating area with wooden tables, seating and benches. The...More

Thank 1stClassRider
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

A very different experience to the usual chains, and very refreshing because of this. Amongst the trees you feel in the forest and, if able to sit outside it is lovely to do so. Homemade soups, pasties, pies etc are tasty and excellent value. Dog...More

Thank smsouth1965
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Well priced, delightful staff, Dog friendly and lovely environment. We regularly stop after a long walk just for a drink and an ice-cream for all the family, even the dog!

Thank Morgan B
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

What a little gem this place is. We stopped of for a late lunch with our friends who are visiting from Yorkshire. Simple tasty food (reasonably priced) hot & cold beverages, gorgeous sun trap setting and all looked after by lovely staff who can't do...More

Thank AndyFi2015
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Questions & Answers
June M
April 30, 2017|
Response from aberdave | Property representative |
Yes 10 till 5
Dr L
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Angelasandles | Reviewed this property |
No, definitely not.
May 30, 2016|
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Response from aberdave | Property representative |
10am till 5pm Monday to Saturday Sunday 11am till 5pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heol y Fforest | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2081 4314
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