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Old Church Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1AD, Wales
+44 29 2069 3377
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited for lunch with my wife having not been there for some months, the food was very poor and it always used to be lovely. A much smaller menu than previously, no Specials on Specials Board. I had a simple meal, ham, egg and chips, the poached eggs were hard, the ham was a funny colour as if it had... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub Saturday afternoon , great selection of beer , excellent for families ,kids and dogs .Friendly and efficient staff . You order at the bar and the food comes up just the right timing .The food is good for all palettes , light meals to the full carb blow out .Everyone enjoyed their meal with no complaints .Would... More 

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Thank Blossomhill1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was well below par. Not that busy but when my meal of gammon eggs etc there was only one overcooked egg rather than the two advertised. My wife's steak was stone cold. The female staff were apologetic but when a new steak arrived it was acoompanied by peppercorn sauce rather than the diane which was ordered and came with... More 

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1 Thank johnbute
Barry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up here after two nearby carverys had run out of meat, after a 45 min wait for food and having to ask where our food was it miraculously appeared within seconds, food was nothing to write home about and certainly not worth the money, I'm guessing Brains think it's ok to charge that for conveyor belt food because of... More 

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1 Thank Floyd1978
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Food was below average. Service was good. Atmosphere was nice. It was late afternoon, so perhaps they were between chefs but the food was not well cooked. My husband and I were happy with our respective meals except for the veg which was raw not al dente. My friend had spare ribs and they were the worst she'd ever had.... More 

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2 Thank Dee44444
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for a meal quite a few times now and I must say there are no complaints . Food ,drinks and staff are brill . Would recommend this pub to anyone

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Llantwit Fardre
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went to this refurbished Brains pub for lunch with work colleagues. Décor is very nice & this place was long overdue a refurbishment. Not busy when we visited so food didn’t take too long to arrive. We all had jacket potatoes with various fillings ok but nothing to write home about actual potato very small could have been bigger for... More 

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1 Thank tourist25
cardiff
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was quiet,only three tables eating although the bar was busy. After choosing our meal we waited for the waitress to arrive she didn't, she was talking to the party on the next table who she obviously knew. So with a broken leg I went to the bar to order Twenty minutes later she came across and asked us did... More 

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1 Thank chimpmaster
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

All I can say is the refurbishment might be good but nothing else has improved! Absolutely dreadful disorganised staff and flustered manager! No cutlery on our table and when dinner came it was stone cold! After a complaint which was answered with' no one else has complained' reluctantly it was replaced with a hot one unfortunately Yorkshire was a pancake... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I had the BBQ baby pork ribs and half roast chicken dinner. It was lovely and considering it's £7.99 and for an extra £2 you can get a starter or dessert, I find it hard to understand how anyone can complain. Also, the service was good and the staff are really friendly. Reserving a table for my family for next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Church Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2069 3377
Description
Brains Pub

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?