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The Cricketers

) #96 of 914 Restaurants in Cardiff $$ - $$$ , British,
66 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
+44 29 2034 5102
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
66 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A+ on all fronts - wonderful service, wonderful beers, wonderful food! Very comfortable environment with great relaxing tunes (at a reasonable volume for us 30 somethings that are 'ageing' and want to chat the day down) - there's a great deal of ales on tap...More

Thank Rmcgennisken
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited quite a few pub/restaurants in Cardiff but this was definately the best.The food was top class.The Ales were superb from the Evan Evans brewery which i had never had before.The place has a lovely feel to it and the enclosed garden is very...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst staying over for a cricket match we visited The Cricketers for an evening meal, fortunately we had booked because the place was heaving, but with a great atmosphere. There was a good selection of good beers and the food was very tasty and well...More

Thank jonmar127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday dinner was presented to a high standard. Food was seasoned well and a large choice of veg - however; the service was very very poor. The younger staff were pleasant but unfortunately we seem to get the older waitress who clearly lacked in customer...More

Thank frost73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly re commended by our B & B located nearby. Quiet enough to carry on a conversation, excellent service and good food at a reasonable price. I had squid, one of the specials, that was as good as I have ever eaten....More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I used to like this pub. They have banned dogs from the bloody garden - outside!! How stupid is that? If you have a dog you can sit at the front on the main road. Went to the Conway instead which was wonderful and better...More

Thank Marnoo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lovely venue. Open fire. We could sit and have a drink and still hear each other talk. Not excessively loud like other pubs. Great meal. Nothing too much trouble.

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Party of 15 of us went for lunch. The pub doesn't have a car park, and is a busy residential area, so it took 20 minutes of driving round and round to get a parking space. The service was good and friendly, the food was...More

Thank Natasha P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Newydd ymweld a bwyty'r Cricedwyr hefo ffrind wedi diwrnod da o siopa a chael pryd arbennig o flasus. Roedd y ffiled penfras ges i wedi ei weini hefo sbigoglys a pheli tatws saffrwm yn hyfryd tra'r oedd y cig eidion gafodd fy ffrind mor frau...More

Thank Rhian J
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were recommended this place by our guest house and were not disappointed. The service was fast, and friendly. The food arrived within a good time and very tasty. The desserts were fabulous and the beer recommended by the barman very tasty. All very reasonably...More

Thank Maturebutadveturous
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Is there parking?
2 March 2016|
Response from TravellerOxford | Reviewed this property |
No official car park. Have to be prepared to drive round & round for street parking & non- residential.
Claire H
Are dogs welcome?
29 April 2015|
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Response from Michelle F | Property representative |
Hi Claire H Yes, we allow we behaved dogs into the front section of the pub and the front beer garden. If you were hoping to dine with us please book and mention you will be bringing your dog on 02920 345 102. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2034 5102
  • E-mail
Set in a classic Victorian Town House, within a well hit 'six' of the county cricket ground, The Cricketers offers a great range of quality Welsh real ales from our sister company, Evan Evans Brewery. Chilled continental lagers, a great wine selection & a large soft drink range. We also offer free Wi-Fi. Our beer garden is the best in Cardiff, with plenty of seating and a real sun trap!
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