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A traditional pub with a screen on every wall and a hidden garden which is truly delightful.

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The Albany has it all - including a hidden garden which is truly delightful.

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105 Donald Street, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 4TL

02920 311075

Opening hours

  • Mon - Thurs // 12:00 - 23:00
  • Fri // 12:00 - 23:30
  • Sat // 11:00 - 23:30
  • Sun // 12:00 - 22:30

Food service hours

  • Mon - Thurs // 12:00 - 23:00
  • Fri // 12:00 - 23:30
  • Sat // 11:00 - 23:30
  • Sun // 12:00 - 22:30

Facilities at this pub

  • Families Welcome
  • Outside drinking
  • BT Sport
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Sky Sports
  • Darts
  • Skittles
  • Disabled access facilities
  • Premier Sports

Traditional Character

The Albany has it all. A traditional pub with a fantastically comfortable lounge; large bar with a screen on every wall; and a hidden garden which is truly delightful. Located in the Roath area of Cardiff, this is a pub that once visited, will never be forgotten.

When you enter the front door from Donald Street you will be greeted by high ceilings and a design to take you back a century. Have a glass of wine from our extensive menu whilst sitting on one of our leather Chesterfield sofas and enjoy the atmosphere.

If it’s a lively bar with sport that you are looking for, walk through the hallway to our rear public bar. We show sport from across the globe. So if it’s cricket from Durham, Formula One from Singapore or Horse Racing from Catterick we have it all. Having BT and Sky Sports also enables us to bring you the premium action from rugby and football across the globe. 
We’re fairly confident that you can see a screen in our bar from every position. Why not come and put us to the test.

Get Involved

If it’s the taking part and not watching that you enjoy we have a dart board and skittle alley. Both are available for hire to enjoy some fun with your friends and family.

Finally, perhaps the jewel in the crown. The hidden rear garden with its patio area at the front and lawn to the rear is really special and will make your time with us even more enjoyable.


Looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend or relative? With our Brains gift cards you can give them the perfect present. Load them up at the bar with the value of your choice* and let your friends and family enjoy food, drinks or even a night’s stay at a Brains Inn of their choice.

Or maybe you know a budding beer enthusiast who would like to add to their collection? Our very own Brains Craft Brewery cans and original Brains Beers are now available in gift packs. Cheers!

*Minimum top-up value £5. Terms & Conditions apply. Visit for details.

Facilities at this pub

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