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The Dough Thrower

591 Cowbridge Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF5 1BE
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Opening Information

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday - 12:00 - 22:00
Thursday - 12:00 - 22:00
Friday - 12:00 - 22:00
Saturday - 12:00 - 22:00
Sunday - 12:00 - 21:00

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Dough Thrower

Ben’s passion and love for pizza is an understatement, growing up in Switzerland in the family bakery he learnt the craft of making dough. Over the past 20 years developing his grand fathers recipe, he decided to leave his career in professional sport to fulfil his long term ambition of owning a pizza restaurant.

Move one year down the line after the successful pop up in Ogmore-by-sea, Ben, his cousin Pete and friend Alex took that idea and are proud to present - THE DOUGH THROWER.

Our Dough is a blend of HIGH GRADE TIP 00 FLOUR from Naples. We add MINERAL SALTS from Himalaya, premium award winning olive oils from the PICUAL OLIVES from Spain & sweeten with a TOUCH OF HONEY. These ingredients are left to ferment for 96 hours before our dough is ready to go. Each pizza then begins with our own special blend The Dough Thrower tomato sauce using BITTERSWEET TOMATOES from Naples & Puglia.

Cuisine: Pizza
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

We had a great evening - excellent food, buzz was great and the staff were helpful and fun.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Considering we nearly took over the whole restaurant! This place is by far one of the best places I have eaten! From start to finish, absolute perfection everyone absolutely loved it, the pizzas are exceptional, the service outstanding! Can't recommend this place enough, great for parties and large groups and I can imagine lovely for a date night! Can’t wait to go back....

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

The food was ok but it wasn’t anything special. The atmosphere was great though and we had a lovely night

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Visited On Friday, 19 October 2018

Best pizza in the world. No question

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Authentic Neapolitan pizza in a nice relaxed setting - highly recommended

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Lush as always! Diolch

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Excellent service and food as always. I don't think I've had better pizza anywhere else. Top quality. Service was excellent and very friendly (2 Portuguese). I'll certainly be returning and happy to recommend the Dough Thrower to friends.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

If there’s a tastier pizza out there, I’ve not tried it..

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

The best pizza in the U.K!! I’ve been to many pizza places and this has to be the best, hands down. The service was amazing too! Everyone was so lovely! Can’t wait to come back!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

We had another lovely meal at Dough Thrower. The aranccini balls were a special lastnight and ‘special’ for good reason-absolutely gorgeous and the sauce complimented them perfectly. The meatballs were beautifully rich and smokey and pizzas were divine as always! Espresso martinis were also delicious. Thank you for a perfect evening, looking forward to coming back soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Really delicious food and great atmosphere, we love coming here!

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Food was amazing, price was really reasonable and service was great. If I really had to find something to grumble about it would be that it was very warm In therewhich is understandable with a oven in the corner. Will definitely be going back

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

First time that I’ve ordered your GF pizza and it was delicious. Very relieved as I love coming to your restaurant so much! Thank you and see you soon!!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Excellent food, great service, casual environment. Would recommend to anyone.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Amazing, authentic pizza place with a great atmosphere. Will definitely visit again!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Very good food served quickly and service was also very good. Will defo come again

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

The food was great, but the vegetarian in our party felt her pizza options were quite limited, as the funghi wasn’t available.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Really tasty pizzas. Great first experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Another great meal, very friendly staff, amazing food and atmosphere spot on...thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

More great pizza - thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Amazing as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Excellent quality food and friendly and helpful service.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

We were escorted at our table but it took several attempts to even get attention to order a drink as we were not asked in the first instance, so were left waiting for quite a time without being attended to; lots of staff milling about, appeared to be someone else's job to look after customers; had to ask waitress twice for ice and lemon for a glass of water. Had to call staff several times as no-one asked if we'd like anything else. And hardly a smile to be seen amongst you all! Pizza was ok, I liked the thin crust, and interesting to watch the busy kitchen.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Very easy and fuss-free to book. Lovely service and excellent food.

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