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Cefn Mably Arms Pub

| Nr. Castleton, Michaelston-y-Fedw, Cardiff CF3 6XS, Wales
+44 1633 680347
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
| Nr. Castleton, Michaelston-y-Fedw, Cardiff CF3 6XS, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hearty English pub lunch with Italian trappings. Gorgeous soup, nice desserts and admirable waitesses!More

Thank Philip G
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Philip for a lovely review. Our traditional Sunday lunch is very popular and we do try and vary the desserts Hopefully you will come back and try the rest of our menus, which are mix or classic pub food and also some gastro...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a bite to eat around sixish mid week . Menu looked good and ordered Fish Pie and Burger . Good range of drinks available and the pub looked well kept . Lots of customers and a good atmosphere . The food was...More

1  Thank nsperiam
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are honoured to have a good constructive review from a prolific Trip Advisor reviewer. It's good to have the feedback that the pub is well kept, as new owners, we have invested in the infrastructure and environment so that recognition is superb. You are...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

A bit out of the way, but well worth a visit. Excellent beer (Butty Bach); friendly staff and a very relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Dene G
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thank you for your great review and rating. Feedback is very much appreciated. We do hope you return soon. Kind Regards, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

A bit off the beaten track, a classic country pub which is flourishing due to the warm welcome and great food. They cope with a large group fit Sunday lunch at short notice, accommodated the various food needs and we all had a fantastic lunch...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

hanks for your fabulous review. Our staff work hard to give great service and they appreciate the feedback. We hope you will visit again. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

This little pub is one of the modt welcoming we have visited! The owners were more than accommodating for our party of 13 people! We had a lovely area at the back of the pub...ideal for the kids as it was next to the garden....More

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Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you for a great review all the staff appreciate the feedback. Your family / friends were all so lovely and thankful and the children were polite and very well behaved (especially as we don't offer Children's facilities - but they enjoyed the garden). Our...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A great evening. The food was extremely fresh and well cooked. Definitely recommend this venue more than a pub.

Thank Rachel G
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thanks Rachel for a great review. Our staff appreciate the feedback. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch and it was amazing. Really tasty food, friendly staff & was quiet when we visited which was a plus. Will be back soon!More

1  Thank Abi B
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you for you feedback and amazing review our staff really appreciate the acknowledgment. You must have been lucky to experience a quiet moment when you visited, as we always advise to book in advance from Wednesday to Sunday to avoid disappointment. We look forward...More

Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Went out to quietly celebrate a family birthday at our local. Warm welcome as usual. Service was prompt advice given on food choices,and served in good time. Food was great, went home very satisfie !

1  Thank Andrew W
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank you Andrew We are pleased you had a lovely family birthday celebration and that both the service and food was as good for you all. We hope to see you all again soon. Best Wishes, Caroline, Ben & Alfie (pub dog)

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been for years, a number of friends had been of late, returning to its previous heights they recommended it. We weren’t disappointed, lovely decor with diners mostly on one side with the other centred round a warming open fire for relaxing. The welcome was...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review our team appreciate it very much. The pub has seen several landlords over the years with varying dining styles. We have been here for 18 months and we are pleased with the feedback...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The place wasn’t too busy yet I had to ask to order the main & again to order the desert. No sauces were offered. No-one asked if our meal was ok. There was a table of 8 next to us & they seemed to be...More

1  Thank ALISON d
Caroline H, Owner at Cefn Mably Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Hi Alison d Thank you for your review and feedback from yourself and partner Clint J (review also on February 18th). We are disappointed that our standards did not meet our expectations and that your experience was not positive. As you weren't booked in we...More

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GwirionDeb
September 2, 2015|
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Response from Vic D | Property representative |
They most certainly are as all of our staff love dogs. We have even had dogs in the pub during Wedding receptions. Irene and I have tow dogs ourselves. Please ensure that you mention this need when you book. Vic & Irene.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $37
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nr. Castleton, Michaelston-y-Fedw, Cardiff CF3 6XS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff  >  Michaelston-y-Fedw
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 680347
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Description
The Cefn Mably Arms is a traditional Welsh country pub. Steeped in history in a idyllic village setting adjacent to the beautiful and interesting St. Michael's Church and Cemetry. The pub offers a mix of traditional and fine dining and offers a range of real ales and fine wines. The pub is a venue for young and old , local and visitors where the atmosphere is shared by all. In the summer there are both front and rear gardens and in winter the two log fires provide a cosy and relaxed experience. Come and enjoy our welcome.
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