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The Market Place

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66 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AH, Wales
+44 1446 774800
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12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 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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cardiff
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second time at this restaurant and it is really lovely. We have three courses and yes it is expensive, but delicious and great for a special occasion, or just because you feel like spoiling yourself! We had a lovely Brazilian waitress who was really attentive and friendly. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank Betty D
Bridgend
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant several times and would recommend highly. Thay have a special mid week Menu, which represents good value. Excellent Fare and surroundings..

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Thank jaret139
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awful; the food is overpriced mulch and the staff look thoroughly bored. No atmosphere and a rip-off from start to finish. The chippie in Cowbridge is better than going here for dinner. I blame the man who owns it for it's lacklustre attempt at being a restaurant.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to The Market Place, very welcoming and exceptional service. We had a 3 course Sunday Lunch and every dish was extremely tasty and very well presented. Would definitely recommend - Nothing was too much trouble.

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Thank Helen W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been here in quite a while and have had two excellent meals here in the past, and a quick impromptu call got us in (the restaurant were very accommodating). The welcome was very good; staff polite, friendly and accommodating. I was driving so couldn't sample the wine but the list had a very good selection. We opted for... More 

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Thank eternalstarlight
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Just let me say GO THERE the food is amazing, everything was superb, just wish I could go there more often. One off the best restaurants around, lovely for special occasions, or just a romantic evening with a loved one, but even with two girlfriends it was smashing

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Thank Bonny R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Went there for the first time on Saturday for our anniversary. They didn't know this but we felt like we were treated like royalty superb service from start to finish. The food and wine was amazing with a good selection to cater for everyone. Excellent night out which we will be doing again. Well worth the little extra money compared... More 

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Thank 910greenman
Mount Dora, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A pleasant experience, a comfortable restaurant with excellent food and presentation. My wife and I had a fish dish and a chicken main course, and both were wonderful. Our salad starter was truly excellent and if we had been hungrier some of the other starters sounded imaginative. A very nice restaurant.....

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Thank davidfrancophile
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Had dinner In the Market Place, because we had not been their since it had been refurbished, booked a table. We were pleasantly surprised,as it is now quite a cosy dining room,with groups of tables in a period setting. Liked the look of the menu, chose our meals, and had a drink while our meals we being prepared, I had... More 

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Thank mick892014
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We went in with no booking on a weeknight and there was plenty room so we ware given a choice of table. The starters ware very good both in presentation as in taste, then there was a miscommunication or so it was explained to us and it resulted in our mains being a little bit delayed but nothing to write... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $42
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?