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The Maltsters

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42 Cardiff Road | Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2DS, Wales
+44 29 2033 3096
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Maltsters Arms on Sunday 20th November with an old school friend who was visiting from Bromsgrove for a much needed catch up. We had the roast turkey and roast beef followed by chocolate brownie and apple and rhubarb crumble. The portion sizes were just right and the veg was cooked very well. The roast potatoes were good.... More 

Thank angelaje
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we only travelled 9 miles to The Malsters it was a very pleasant experience .Our room was very comfortable with all our needs catered for. After checking in we visited a very good friend who joined us for a visit to Llandaff Cathedral (which was walking distance from our hotel)for a choral service which we enjoyed immensely. Returning to... More 

Thank Marilyn C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being turned away from a few regular Sunday destinations (last minute decision and had no time to book) We decided to give the Maltsters a try. I've eaten lunch a few times here, and although it never blows me away, it is always a pleasant experience. However this time, it took 15 minutes to be served at the bar,... More 

Thank BayLL
Swansea, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing, as you can see from the pictures the food is really as good as it looks, this was a two course lunch time menu that was bargain at £10.95, the food is served on time, quickly and very hot, but the thing that makes this place special is the staff and service are really really top-notch!... More 

Thank Jon R
Deal, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights recently and breakfast was delicious on both mornings - freshly cooked with quality ingredients. Sunday Roast on our first day was very good indeed and the fish pie eaten on our second day was one of the best I'd eaten in many years. The staff were welcoming and attentive and we are already looking forward... More 

Thank 324333
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Booked for my Mother for a couple of nights so she could visit Grandaughter in Cardiff; she has returned full of praise. She had a large twin room that was very comfortable and quiet (and this was on a busy weekend). A full Welsh breakfast one day and smoked salmon with scrambled egg the next day set her up for... More 

Thank nich0jb
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere great. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Good choice of food & very tasty. Will definitely come back.

Thank Andrew J
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our group of 7 thoroughly enjoyed a birthday celebration yesterday. The atmosphere is always good, the service friendly and fast and most of all the food was delicious. All in all it's good value for money. Access to the car park is rather steep but there is ample parking, you need to pay £1 for up to 3 hours but... More 

Thank snannysnow
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

staff are brilliant, food is very good. we had a party of 10 on Saturday night and all 10 would definitely go back again .nothing was to much trouble, thanks

Thank Andy G
Marlow, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Attractive traditional period building with very pretty hanging baskets.We enjoyed. a two nights stay. Free Parking as we were Hotel Guests. Good size comfortable rooms. Hospitality tray, toiletries, and well appointed bathroom, large tv. Had a good nights sleep, though you can hear people enjoying the popular Bar & Restaurant, it wasn't a problem.Staff were professional and friendly . Delicous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?