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The City Arms

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Quaint, quiet, local. Great selection of ales, stouts, IPAs etc Gina, whiskeys, different tonics... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liam T
via mobile
Classic pub! Great staff

A lovely pub tucked away opposite the principality Statium. Very interesting range of beers and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jay A
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A beer lovers paradise in the heart of the city, where we treasure and savour everything to do with beer and cider.
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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10-12 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint, quiet, local. Great selection of ales, stouts, IPAs etc Gina, whiskeys, different tonics. Barmaid was great craic - Reila - let multiple different members of our group try different drafts before we decided and did it with a big beautiful grin. Great stuff, would...More

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the brill review, I will let Reila know of her mention, thanks again. MM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely pub tucked away opposite the principality Statium. Very interesting range of beers and stouts, particular Favourite was the Neapolitan stout! TO DIE FOR. And was served by a lovey girl called Riyla. Will be back soon!

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, I'll tell Reila about her mention. Thank you again MM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the City Arms. The cider selection was amazing, as was the selection of real ales. Harrison was our server and was very patient as we asked questions. all the staff we sociable and kind. Definitely a reason to come back to Cardiff!

Thank Maureen W
CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Maureen for a very nice review, I will let Harrison know about the mention, and ww are very glad you had a great time with us. Thanks again, MM

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Hello, I visited the City Arms, Quay St, Cardiff on 14/9. We were served by a member of barstaff named Reila. She was charming, helpful, full of energy and an absolute gem. Thank you so much for making it a brilliant visit. Jon

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

thank you very much for the feedback. We will pass your comments on to Reila.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Matt is a friendly , emathic professional member of the city arms team , meeting him is like having s lost friend . He's as if your in cheers sitcom scenario, a friend you've just united with , his warm casuall feel good personality provokes...More

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you very much for the review................... of Matt. We will pass these great comments on and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great local bar in the city centre with a great selection of beers and ciders. Andy the barman was friendly and made me feel like a local even though I'm English (boo hiss).

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you very much for the review. Andy will be pleased that his hard work does get noticed

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing Brains beer selections. Andy not only helped us out with our beer choices but he also went above and beyond answering our liquor questions. Great help, welcoming bar. Cheers to an awesome drink stop and bartender.

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for the great review we will pass on your comments to Andy. He'll be delighted

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing amount of beers, something for everyone! Great service, and very clean! Prices are very reasonable, Service from Andy today was amazing a credit to your team

Thank Emma T
CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you Emma for the great review, we're glad Andy did a great job too. We'll let him know of your comments. Thanks again. MM

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I found this pub through Peter Browns writings and it fully deserves its place in The Pub. (Essential book for pub lovers.) This is real place, far from gentrification or corporate blandness. It’s a much loved city boozer, worn in all the right places. Matt,...More

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you very much for this review. Makes it all worth while

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, huge selection of drinks and friendly staff, I thoroughly recommend stopping by. 10/10

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CityArmsCardiff, Manager at The City Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you very much for the review Haydn

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