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Lewis Arms

Village pub hidden in the realms of a fairytale castle, close to the famous Castell Coch

About Us

Village pub hidden in the realms of a fairytale castle, close to the famous Castell Coch

contact us

Mill Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF15 7JP

02920 810330

Opening hours

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

Food service hours

  • Mon - Sat // 12:00 - 21:00
  • Sun // 12:00 - 20:00

Facilities at this pub

  • Parking
  • Families Welcome
  • Outside drinking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Darts
  • Disabled access facilities
  • Baby changing facilities
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A hidden gem

Hidden in the realms of a fairytale castle, the Lewis Arms is a village pub situated closely to the famous Castell Coch. With a great reputation for food, we serve all your pub favourite meals.

Get Involved
If you are looking for place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy Cardiff then Lewis Arms is the ideal choice.  Great for family occasions and perfect for friendly gatherings we look forward to seeing you soon.
Being so near the infamous Welsh Taff Trail too, the Lewis Arms also makes a great pit stop for walkers and cyclists looking for a rest.  


The Cask Marque Award is an accreditation which guarantees guests the perfect pint of cask ale, every time. All the cask ales on sale are tested twice a year by a qualified assessor for temperature, appearance, aroma and taste and every beer must reach the required standard in order for the licensee to pass the inspection. Mystery visits may be carried out at any time and feedback is invited from the public.

Cask Marque is an independent, non-profit making organisation formed in 1998 with the aim of improving beer quality in British pubs through the accreditation scheme, training courses on cellar management and the setting of industry standards through a series of beer quality charters, including cellar management, glass-cleanliness and line cleaning.

Over 10,000 pubs hold the Award and each one participates in the ‘World’s Biggest Ale Trail’. This allows drinkers to scan the Cask Marque certificates in the pubs using their phone and the more scans they make, the more prizes they win. Download the CaskFinder App to join the fun!


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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