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The Pen & Wig, Cardiff

1 Park Grove
Cardiff
CF10 3BN

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Danny O'Revey left this review about The Pen & Wig

Looks like a terraced house, long thin room that is separated by a wall at the end. One side has high benches. Long bar on one side, picture gallery in bottom area. Dark wood panelling and a lot of real ale choice.

On 23rd November 2019 - rating: 8
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Quinno _ left this review about The Pen & Wig

Not far from the immediate city centre and worth putting on the crawl list. It’s a fairly traditional place in a large knocked-through Victorian terrace building (you can enter from either end). There are plenty of discrete seating areas with a large traditional bar area and back. Clean and tidy inside with a welcoming furnished feel. Busy on our late Saturday afternoon visit, with a pleasing mix of shoppers, locals and students though the music was over-loud and not really required. Ten pumps at the bar with eight ales and two ciders. A pretty good selection of micros and regionals to choose from. I stayed local and went for Cwm Rhondda and Otley O6; the Cwm Rhondda had seen better days but the Otley was much better. 10% CAMRA discount is offered and clearly advertised at the bar. Food available and we decided to eat; it’s mid-range pub grub but it must be said that the quality and service were a notch above what I expected and we all enjoyed our food (they even did Mrs Quinno’s steak properly medium as requested). Really enjoyed my visit here and would make sure I take it in again next time I’m in Cardiff.

On 23rd November 2015 - rating: 8
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