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“Another great meal and great service.. is it time to change the menu?”
Review of The Market Place

The Market Place
Ranked #1 of 40 Restaurants in Cowbridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $41
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
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.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Another great meal and great service.. is it time to change the menu?”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

We love this place. Hugo always makes us feel valued and welcomes us like long lost friends - he's a really great front of house. Food was excellent as always. We both tried something different (goats cheese tart was wonderful) as a starter rather than having the scallops and prawn skewers as we usually enjoy! For the main course my prawns with spaghetti was as good as usual and instead of meat the cod dish was a welcome change. We usually go on a week night and enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the snug area - lovely! Prices are reasonable for a restaurant of this quality.

  • Visited April 2013
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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“Birthday meal- Excellent”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

My family and I went to the Market Place for my birthday and we had a great time. The food was excellent quality and the staff were helpful and friendly. We all enjoyed and have been back since. Would recommend.

  • Visited March 2013
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“Amazing food and service!”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

We went to the market place at the beginning of April to celebrate a friends birthday. The staff were amazing, couldn't have done enough for us and the food was just as good. Will definatley be going back and would recommend to anyone :)

  • Visited April 2013
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Newport -Trefdraeth, United Kingdom
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“absolute gem”
Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

we took my father there for saturday lunch for his birthday as he lives nearby. We were impressed with the revised layout with armchairs, the service was friendly without being inobtrusive and the food excellent and relatively good value especially the seabass and salmon which were both excellent.We will certainly return.






Visited April 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Birthday treat”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Decided to go for a birthday celebration and were not disappointed. Were shown to a table by the patio doors with a lovely outlook onto the terrace. All four of us enjoyed everything we ordered and although the restaurant was full the service was first class. The waiter took time to find out not only the names of the whiskies but the age of them as well, much appreciated by the connoisseurs at the table. From start to finish we couldn't fault anything, the food was the best we've ever had there and will return soon. Thanks to all the staff for making it such a special evening.

  • Visited April 2013
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