cardiff pubs

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

A scheme aimed at banning troublemakers from some Cardiff pubs has been extended to cover more city boozers. The Pubwatch scheme means that punters banned from one pub are banned from all others signed up to the scheme. The project ... Read More »

‘Alcohol-free’ pub planned for Cardiff

‘Alcohol-free’ pub planned for Cardiff
November 12, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s first booze-free pub is to open under plans to help fund a revolutionary project to tackle drug and alcohol addiction in the capital. The man behind the novel idea is Wynford Ellis Owen, who fought his own battle against ... Read More »

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers

Cardiff bars launch Pubwatch scheme to crack down on trouble-makers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

Some of Cardiff’s most notorious pubs have joined together to ban trouble-makers from their bars. The Pubwatch scheme, launched by seven pubs in Splott, Adamsdown and Roath, is the first of its kind in the city. The scheme means that ... Read More »

The Royal George closes for refurbishment

The Royal George closes for refurbishment
July 11, 2012 No Comments »

The Royal George in Cardiff’s Mackintosh Place has closed for a £170,000 transformation. It will re-open to the public on Friday, July 20, with a live band to showcase the pub’s new look and a red-carpet welcome for all customers. ... Read More »

City Arms named Cardiff’s best pub

City Arms named Cardiff’s best pub
March 21, 2012 2 Comments »

It’s a favourite haunt of rugby fans – and now real ale lovers have named the City Arms Cardiff’s best pub. Camra member Arfur Daley last night said the Quay Street alehouse, which underwent a revamp 16 months ago, won ... Read More »

Grade II listed Fairwater pub to be turned into housing

Grade II listed Fairwater pub to be turned into housing
April 28, 2011 1 Comment »

Plans have been submitted to Cardiff council for permission to convert a Grade II listed building from a much-loved local pub into housing. The Quarry House in St Fagans Rise, Fairwater, was sold in September last year. The application, received ... Read More »

Councillors “horrified” by plans to convert historic Llandaff North pub

Councillors “horrified” by plans to convert historic Llandaff North pub
April 28, 2011 14 Comments »

An application to turn an old pub into a block of flats has sparked an angry response from a Cardiff community. The Cow and Snuffers in Llandaff North was closed last year, and a planning application has been submitted to ... Read More »

Looking back: Cardiff’s old pubs

Looking back: Cardiff’s old pubs
March 18, 2011 3 Comments »

As the campaign to support our local pubs continues we take a moment to look back at some of the pubs that are no longer with us. Dan O’Neil recalls the pubs Cardiff has lost, so make sure you let ... Read More »

Campaign launched to support our local pubs

Campaign launched to support our local pubs
March 14, 2011 No Comments »

A new campaign has been launched by the South Wales Echo to help support our local pubs. It kicks off with a voucher in Monday’s paper allowing you to get £1 off a pint of Brains and a survey asking ... Read More »

Adamsdown pub makes ‘Famous’ list

Adamsdown pub makes ‘Famous’ list
December 7, 2010 3 Comments »

An Adamsdown pub has made it into a list of the Top 100 Famous UK pubs. The list, compiled by whisky brand Famous Grouse, asked regulars to nominate their favourite ‘unique and quirky’ famous pub. The Royal Oak made the ... Read More »