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The Maltsters

) #394 of 929 Restaurants in Cardiff $$ - $$$ , British,
42 Cardiff Road | Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2DS, Wales
+44 29 2033 3096
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (2 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Cardiff Road | Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2DS, Wales
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to eat and food is good quality and plenty of it. The lunch menu is good value. Parking at the rear.

Thank Madeleine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to visit this local pub quite regularly but things have changed and I am not sure why. We have had good meals, poor meals, polite staff, verging-on cheeky staff, correct bills, incorrect bills and, the thing that really put us off...a rude manager...More

Thank mini_minx33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am beginning to despair of budget restaurants in North Cardiff. This was a pleasant surprise. Just a simple lunch with my granddaughter. She had whitebait followed by chicken Caesar Salad. I tried a whitebait and it was fine. The salad was ample with anchovies...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet pint ... my better half asked if I'd be alright on my own because she had a meeting in the area I'm a total stranger to the area , so had no clue where to go ... but I survived I found the Maltsters...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with a group of friends, and between us we covered the meat, fish and vegetarian options. Everyone.enjoyed their meal, and the soup,of the day was particularly good. Starters and puddings were good, too. Service was friendly and helpful, if a little slow. There...More

Thank taffandhubby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for lunch today - my last experience of eating in this, my local pub, was in August 2015 and I thought it might have improved, but sadly no. There was a bit of a wait for our meal as they had a big (and...More

Thank CathieB
MatthewMcCormack71, General Manager at The Maltsters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CathieB, Thank you for taking the time to feedback with regards to your recent (and previous) visit to the Maltsters Llandaff. I can only apologise that you felt that the standard of the food and the price charged was under-par. We, at The Maltsters,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us went here for a meeting. £11.95 got me the worst burger I've ever eaten. Slimed fatty bacon barely any cheese. Half raw chips. Nobody checked on us. My colleague spent about £14 on a duck salad with barely any duck in it....More

Thank collegefield
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Sunday evening roast beef was the best my husband has had in a long time (apart from my own of course!). Although pub was busy we did not have to wait long. I had two starters (a crab cake and a ' healthy' salad), that...More

Thank Burcottbabe
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Amazing room, amazing food and super friendly staff. Parking at the back of the hotel is pay and display but check in and they give you a voucher for the length of your stay. Room spotless, gorgeous bathroom and water in the room as well...More

Thank CorrinTerry
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed. As I thought the food had got better here, but maybe it's just the Sunday lunch. Two thinks I hate about Sunday lunch out is processed meat and gravy granules. I'm afraid my Turkey tasted processed and the gravy was definitely not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Cardiff Road | Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2DS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2033 3096
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