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7:00 PM

Barley & Rye

3.9
16 reviews
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£25 and under
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Gastro Pub
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  • Good for Groups
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
Welcome to Barley & Rye
We are proud to serve the finest Welsh dishes crafted with fresh local ingredients.
Our food is matched to local and imported beers that enhance flavour!
After your meal, take a moment to try one of our 45+ Whiskeys. We have the largest selection in Wales!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, British, International
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 12:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - Midnight
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00
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Phone number
029 2034 5051
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Public transit
6 minutes walk from Cardiff Queen Street Station
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi available, Wine
What 16 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
3.5
ambience
3.7
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

We dined at the Barley and Rye before attending an evening theatre performance . There was a varied menu, good quality cooking and very good service .Diolch

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Went with friends to celabrate his retirement and birthday! Was an amazing place to visit! Food was excellent plenty to dink and all at a very resonable price! Will definitely visit again! Well worth a visit

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely food,well presented and very friendly,helpful staff

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1.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Service was very slow and food lukewarm

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4.0Dined on November 26, 2017

V good, service was excellent. I only rated lower for ambience as there weren’t many dining when we visited

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3.0Dined on November 19, 2017

Exceptional starter (haddock fish cake topped with a superbly runny poached egg), followed by a distinctly average Sunday dinner (beef was tough but, to be fair, the gravy was awesome). Great value for money on the food, but not so good value on the alcohol: very expensive wine and, for a beer brewed up the road in Newport, £4.80 for a pint of Cwtch is uncalled for.

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5.0Dined on October 27, 2017

Food and service excellent, some of the mains portions bit small for men in party especially for the price paid. Good wine and beer selection. Was quite loud but could still hear to talk properly which can be unusual these days!

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4.0Dined on October 6, 2017

Nice location. Really good food, super nice and knowledgeable service.

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4.0Dined on August 20, 2017

To be honest it was so quiet when we arrived (only two other people) we almost left. But so glad we did not. Now I guess good service is a give me with only four customers, but the real plus here was the Sunday lunch - which was simply excellent. Beef Beef or beef, but cooked to perfection with tasty hot veg roasties and gravy - oh and a crispy soft Yorkshire .

Oh and let's not forget the delicious starters - for her the leak& potato soup, thick creamy and smooth with a deep earthy taste, and him the smoked haddock fish cakes with the obligatory poached egg ( cooked to perfection).

A real find - let's hope everyone else keeps passing it buy on a Sunday lunch time😏

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1.0Dined on August 1, 2017

When we arrived there was no one to greet us. The place was virtually empty, no people. We left, it would have been a solitary meal-at 7 pm on a Tuesday!

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4.0Dined on July 5, 2017

Excellent restaurant with good menu, service and quality. Wine selection was towards the cheap and boring side which was strange given the quality of the food and menu.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2017

The waitresses are super friendly and checks up on us very often. prompt food delivery, the soup of the day was exceptional! The main course, sausages and mash were alright, the sides were burnt and hard, the gravy was good though.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2017

Great atmosphere, great food and great service. Will definitely be going back.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2017

Great meal. Delicious. And stunning selection of beer to go with it. Delighted with this find.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2017

Fab little place. Decor and ambience is lovely. Classy, modern yet unpretentious. Food was yummy. We tried the panko crumb goats cheese, the pork belly, the salmon fillet on risotto and the cheesecake. Mmmm all good!

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2017

Lively and convivial bar, excellent bottled beer selection. Food and service very good

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