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The Gwaelod Inn
Disabled Access is available for the restaurant at the rear of the pub via the car park.

Welcome/Croeso to The Gwaelod Inn

The Gwaelod-y-Garth Inn (or just the Gwaelod as the locals call us) is one of South Wales’ Premier Country Inns just a few miles outside Cardiff, offering a relaxing mix of Real Ales, Home Cooked Food and convivial company. Since Richie and Barbara took over the premises, it has re-established its rightful place in the heart of the community. The pub now also has an on-site brewery - Violet Cottage Brewery or “The Brew with a View” is brewing a selection of beers which are proving extremely popular Whether you are looking for somewhere for a quick pint after work, a quiet meal or a family celebration, we’re sure you that you will find it here. Both the pub and restaurant have recently been refurbished to a high specification.
Meaning 'foot of the mountain' (Gwaelod-y-Garth), the Gwaelod Inn was originally part of the Marquess of Bute's estate. Every window of this welcoming pub offers exceptional views - the pub was recently nominated as having the second best pub views in the country by the Guardian Magazine and has recently been awarded a Highly Commended Award from CAMRA. It is a much favoured watering hole for ramblers, cyclists and hang-gliders as well as some colourful locals. The Gwaelod-y-Garth Inn is situated on the Taff-Ely Ridgeway Path
(click on the photos to enlarge) further photos are on our Facebook page Highly Commended 2012 Winner 2011
Babs and Richie receiving the 2011 award Being presented with the award from CAMRA Well done Babs and Ritchie - 2013 Winners
We are please to announce that we have once again been awarded Cardiff Real Ale Pub of the Year 2013 from CAMRA!
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