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Old Arcade

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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Warm welcome

Best pub in town And the landlord never fails to say hello even if you haven't been in for while... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
valleycastle
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Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic food

An impronto lunch turned into a culinary delight, Gabrielle was friendly and chatty, we all had a... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Laura H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best pub in town And the landlord never fails to say hello even if you haven't been in for while Good food and a great crowd love a Saturday afternoonMore

Thank valleycastle
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Valleycastle, Thankyou for the 5 star review! I'm glad you think we are the best pub in town, I think I would have to agree with you on that one :) It's good to hear that you like the food, too. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

An impronto lunch turned into a culinary delight, Gabrielle was friendly and chatty, we all had a different meal which was very quickly served and deliciously hot and very yummy

Thank Laura H
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hi Laura, Thanks for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and thought the food was delicious. Thanks for giving Gabrielle a mention, she will be pleased :) Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The Old Arcade pub as great food and drinks including there summer cocktails at good prices the staff are friendly well worth a visit when you are in Cardiff Town centre

Thank Coastal749760
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello, Thanks for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here, and like are new cocktail menu. Hope to see you soon. Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 16 April 2018

I recently visited Cardiff for work and really enjoyed the local pub scene but The Old Arcade really stood out. I liked seeing all of the old memorabilia surrounding the pub and learning a little bit about Rugby. They have a great selection of beers...More

Thank Watson087
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Watson087, Thanks for the 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed looking at the Old Rugby memorabilia, and that the staff on duty taught you a thing or two about Cardiff. Hope to see you in the near Future. Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A great stop off to catch the last round of The Masters..great staff especially Vicky who looked after us from the moment we walked in.. A lot of the pubs round here close at10 but trip adviser tells us this friendly pub will serve all...More

Thank Jason B
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Many Thanks For the 5 star review Jason, Its always good to know we look after our regulars! Kind Regards Mark

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Omg you must try the Welsh faggots wrapped in bacon they are to die for it would definitely be my last meal,A big thank you to mark and his team for a truly great pub

Thank telc0tt
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Telc0tt, We are glad you enjoyed the Welsh Faggots in Bacon and Thanks For the 5 star review! Hope to see you soon Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We popped in for food and a drink today, the food was served quickly by very friendly staff! It was good honest pub food, the staff were great, an above and beyond mention for Bob, who made us feel so welcome! Although Bob, when it...More

Thank ParkerandPrincess
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello ParkerandPrincess, We are glad you enjoyed your time here and the food was good. It's always a beautiful day here at The Old Arcade when Bob is working, Thanks for giving him a mention he will be happy! He's a legend in his own...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

always pop in now and again and get great service but your barmaid Vicky is a step above the rest! chatty, friendly and one of kind. As the manager of a restaurant, Id be exstatic with the customer service skills she has.

Thank rdales86
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi rdales86, Thanks for the 5 star review! I am often getting told how friendly and polite the staff are here at The Old Arcade. Thanks for the kind words, I will pass your message on to Vicky. Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in on the way to meet a Friend today , had a bevvie served by Bob , very friendly and knowledgeable gentleman . As it was ticking over I popped and used the fruit machine ....Thankfully won a couple of quid then the machine...More

Thank Sion P
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi Sion P, Thanks for the 5 star review. I will pass your kind words on to Bob and Vicky. Kind Regards Mark Falzon

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I was walking past the old arcade pub when I saw a sign at the front of the pub stating pie week(half price). So i thought I would pop in a see what the food was all about. I ordered the steak and ale pie...More

Thank Antonio R
Old A, General Manager at Old Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hello Antonio, Thankyou for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed the Steak & Ale pie that was half price here on Pie Week, and that you find the atmosphere and staff here brilliant. It's always nice to hear that we are doing...More

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