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“5 star value, 4 star food”
Review of The Potted Pig

The Potted Pig
Ranked #48 of 1,289 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, British
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Yes, we went for lunch. Two courses for £10. Amazing. The problem was that the ham hock terrine was ordinary and my burger with all the trimmings was dry, though excellent quality. Partner had clams with bacon on laver bread....definitely the highlight. I didn't see the point of the trendy gin list, but to each their own I suppose, especially as the wines were poorly chosen and not good at all. They had a local Monmouth white, which I've had elsewhere and unimpressed with and the two glasses we had were terrible! Please stop the trendy posturing with the gins and put some nice wines on the menu at different prices. I'd have liked a nice £6 or £7 wine choice by the glass like the cocktails. Service was slow. They were clearly stretched and/or disorganised. One final note...i had the best americano coffee I've had for a long long time. A little more care with the cooking and a little more speed and this place will be excellent.

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Thank Froggydatjive
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

An unassuming entrance off a busy street, once down the stairs the ambiance and atmosphere change and you will be pleasantly surprised.
Simple but adequate menu with a lovely selection.
Standard of service is excellent, the staff knowledge of the menu is excellent.

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1  Thank Cardifftop
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

Celebrated a birthday meal here recently - the food and drink are of a really high standard (so many gins to choose from). A great experience, marred only slightly by our starters being delivered to the wrong table and a missing drink order; little things that they should perhaps be getting right by now. Overall this didn't spoil our enjoyment of a fantastic meal.

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Thank RinMachen76
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

I've been to the Potted Pig for lunch and evening meals and have always found the meals very tasty and of a high standard. Excellent selection, great friendly service, good atmosphere and reasonably priced. It's a hidden gem in the city centre - definitely recommend. The only thing to watch out for is the slippery wooden floor!

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2  Thank AllisonTuck
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

if your considering the potted pig then dont hesitate simply great, great service, reasonably priced and most importatantly superb food. i have dined here on around 5 occasions each time come out full and planning my next visit. it has a lovely atmosphere not stuffy, nice and chilled. you can order a full suckling pig but at a minimum of 8 people, the belly pork is stunning simply falls apart ive yet to have a bad dish and the chunky chips are to die for. i have had desserts on the odd occasion but they havnt quite mastered this though they are still nice. just not upto the high standards of the starters and mains. WARNING- YOU MUST BOOK AROUND A WEEK OR TWO BEFORE YOUR PLANNED VISIT.

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2  Thank manicgavinski
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