survey result


* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In one of Cardiff’s leafy ’burbs, this large pub (sibling to the Hare & Hounds at Aberthin) has acquired something of a foodie reputation with a listing from Michelin and a visit this year from the Observer’s Jay Rayner, who discerned a “pleasingly straightforward approach to the business of feeding people well” with “a touch of St John about it” too (“white, utilitarian spaces”, offal, ox heart, pickled walnuts, duck fat, etc). Our feedback remains quite limited, but very upbeat all-round.


* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Limited but enthusiastic feedback for this attractive pub in the heart of one of Cardiff’s leafy ’burbs. Without being unduly fancy, the menu’s far superior to most pub grub.

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Owner's description

Here at the Heathcock, as at our Sister Pub the Hare & Hounds, we serve good quality food and drinks in relaxed and informal surroundings.

Our pub is a thriving local watering hole that has been keeping locals’ thirst at bay for over 100 years. We still do exactly that, with great ales, interesting wines, homemade seasonal drinks and delicious bar snacks.

Alongside the bar, we offer a daily changing, seasonal menu in our dining rooms. Head Chef Dave was an integral part of the team at the Hare & Hounds since it opened, and offers his own style here at the Heathcock. We use the very best produce that the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff have to offer. We have some of the most productive soil in the UK, which gives us meat, vegetables and game of the highest quality. Our kitchen garden is being prepared so that by next summer we’ll have homegrown vegetables too.

Everything is made from scratch in our kitchen, from our own sourdough bread and cultured butter, to fresh pasta. This is not pretentious fine dining; its just about good food, whether you’ve been for a long walk with your dog or have got something to celebrate.


  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 70.00 Dinner only 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£5.80 £24.30 £8.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

30, 35
No dress code
58 - 60 Bridge Street, Llandaff, CF5 2EN
Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday4 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑12:30 am
Saturday12 pm‑12:30 am
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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