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The Market Place

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66 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AH, Wales
+44 1446 774800
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Group of 8 friends out for lunch. We picked the Christmas set menu , the food was delicious. All staff were very attentive and welcoming without going over the top. Very pleasant surroundings , quiet background music so we were able speak and be heard .

Thank kathrynrmorris
Newport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends for dinner. Having read both good and bad reviews wasn't sure what to expect. We looked at the menu online in advance so knew the prices beforehand. The atmosphere was lovely. Quite a rustic interior, with a fantastic musician in playing on an acoustic guitar which really set the tone. Couldn't recommend the beef wellington highly... More 

Thank Charlievamp
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice meal, the food was average, nothing spectacular, but we found it quite expensive and not very good value for money.

Thank 20somethingcouple
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, Hugo and his team always look after us and make us feel welcome! Great food. Highly recommended.

Thank MelindaMulcahy
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly the best sunday roast I have had, beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. Lovely atmosphere too, will be returning!

Thank annabel542016
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a celebratory lunch with friends and the set menu was both delicious and very reasonably priced for the quality and quantity of food. Staff always very attentive without being overbearing, and also very accommodating. Look forward to visiting again.

Thank beetlebugwales8
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Went for Sunday lunch today, food absolutely stunning (best Sunday lunch ever) and the lady that was serving us was a credit to the restaurant. She really looked after us and had a way about her that was just perfect. They have got it so right. Can't wait to go back, would 100% recommend. Thank You

Thank brady332016
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very nice place, food is good but expensive. Service is excellent and the decor is lovely. Unfortunately forget it if your a vegetarian, as there is always only one option.

Thank AlunP101
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Local friends invited us to lunch out at The Market Place and we had heard that Cowbridge was a lovely, historical market town so we arrived early for a stroll. First advice is to park in the large and free city parking lot and then the walking is easy. We had booked a table for 5 for a 1 pm... More 

Thank sjw11
Lake Orion, Michigan
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

My wife and I were introduced to this restaurant by friends for a Saturday afternoon lunch. The restaurant is quiet, with a very nice ambience conducive to a friends meal out (not crowded or noisy) and gives the sense of a sophisticated place to get a great meal. There is a prix-fixe menu from which you can select 2 or... More 

Thank Hajster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 774800
Our restaurant is set in one of the most historic buildings in the beautiful town of Cowbridge, and exudes a timeless atmosphere. In winter we continue the old traditions with our warming log fires, and summer brings outdoor dining in our lovely walled garden. We offer a wide variety of freshly prepared modern European dishes, locally sourced and carefully arranged by classically trained chefs. We offer a fixed price lunch menu, £15.95 For two courses, and an "Early Supper" menu served from 18:00 - 18:55 Wed. - Fri. Which at £15.95 offers a great value way to sample our fantastic food or if you prefer we also have our fantastic Ala Carte menu .The Market Place has become a bye-word for the best in food, dining and ambience.

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