Thomas by Tom Simmons

3 & 5 Pontcanna Street, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, CF11 9HQ
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Monday - Tuesday; Closed
Wednesday - Thursday; 5pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday; 12pm - 10pm
Sunday; 12pm - 6pm

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  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Thomas by Tom Simmons

Inspired by Tom’s rural Welsh heritage, the menu at Thomas is always reflective of the seasons and of the best produce that Wales has to offer.
Born and bred in Wales, Tom’s respect and passion for nature, produce and cooking has been a major part of his life from a young age. His earliest memories are of roaming farmers’ markets in Pembrokeshire, foraging in the West Wales countryside, and harvesting his mother’s vegetable garden. This love and respect for homegrown Welsh ingredients is the foundation of Tom’s cooking and his inspiration behind Thomas, Pontcanna.
Joined by partner Lois, Tom has been at the helm of his successful flagship restaurant Tom Simmons Tower Bridge since 2017. After three years of bringing the very best in Welsh produce to London, the pair are coming home to open their first restaurant in Wales.

Cuisine: British, French
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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

4 of us had Sunday lunch on Nov 29th. It was a fabulous meal served by helpful waiters/waitresses and the surroundings were extremely pleasant. We booked to return on Sunday Dec 20th! So disappointed but cant wait to rebook in 2021.

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

We had the most fabulous food - beautifully prepared and presented Great friendly service cannot wait to return definitely the best place to eat in Cardiff at the moment Thanks

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Everything was its usual excellent standard . So sorry that COVID and welsh government prevents us enjoying your Christmas lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Really lovely Sunday lunch, the beef was delicious!! Looking forward to the next time!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

Exquisite food and drink, served in a tastefully decorated and intimate restaurant. Very friendly and efficient service. Can’t wait to go back again in the New Year!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

It was our first visit and we had the three course Sunday lunch. The refurbishment and decor upstairs was beautifully done and felt warm and very smart, the back ground music was nice and relaxing. We had the monk fish to start it was stunningly tasty and mouthwatering, but quite small. The nut roast was delicious and very tasty. The pomme purée was Devine and to die for. It’s a shame they could not provide a Yorkshire pudding, even if it had been at an extra cost it would have been nice to enjoy with the Sunday lunch meal. The dessert was nice and the mocktail was fresh and lovely. I would definitely go back and recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Atmospheric music would be nice

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Another delicious meal. Would have been good to have had a bottle of wine with such splendid food but the mocktails made up for it in part! Looking forward to returning in January.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Excellent food and great service. Lovely festive atmosphere. Thank you very much Tom, Lois and the team.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Really enjoyed our late afternoon meal, it was slightly strange not being able to drink wine but everyone was in the same boat. The food was great and I could eat just the pork skin and nothing else! Atmosphere was great in a booth rather than in an open room and we were served brilliantly by Cat and the exceptional Andrew front of house. 2nd restaurant that we’ve eaten where Andrew worked and he helps make the experience better. Will be back for dinner when Mr Drakeford let’s us loose again!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Service was first class. So personable and made the experience so much more special. Food was delicious, esp the mushroom croquettes !!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Thomas is such a special place. We had a wonderful Saturday lunch - exceptional food, perfect relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Can’t wait to go back!

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

Exceptional, thank you. We loved it and will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

Lovely food, wine and service - will definitely be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

Wonderful food. So sorry you are having to close. See you asap

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

We loved everything about our dinner. Thomas is a fantastic restaurant, better than many Michelin starred places we have visited. Many thanks to the whole team and we look forward to seeing you in the new year.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

An incredible experience, best food I’ve eaten in a long time! Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 03 December 2020

We always thoroughly enjoy our experience at Thomas, such a lovely treat and the staff are always welcoming!

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 December 2020

First time at Thomas’s food great but felt a little rushed and would have preferred a bit more time between courses otherwise would highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

More food options for children would be welcome.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

Wonderful evening for 3 of us on my daughters birthday, staff were great especially Andrew making us feel quite relaxed! Food was superb! Will certainly come again.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

A wonderful experience. The best meal we have had in Cardiff for a long time. We have already rebooked for Sunday Dec 20th. Cant wait!! Thank you so much.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

We ate at Thomas last night for the first time. We’ve wanted to for a long time and had heard nothing but good things. It DID NOT DISAPPOINT. Expect incredible food at high end prices. But believe me, the price is worth the experience. The lamb may be the best I’ve ever tasted, and creativity of side pairings is just genius. We’ll be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

A small selection of craft beer would be a good and simple addition to the drinks list

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Fantastic restaurant - amazing food, great cocktails, sensible wine-list, very attentive, polite and fun staff - my perfect place. I can't recommend this place highly enough.

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