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 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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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Loved every minute, highly recommend the steak. Felt the Service went above and beyond.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

First Class

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

A truly exceptional dining experience. Wonderful creative food, really interesting flavours. Extensive wine and cocktail list. Really friendly and authentic service. Can’t recommend highly enough

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

The staff were amazing as usual.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Went here for my fiancée’s birthday. Truly amazing quality food and service. Certainly would recommend and will definitely visit again in future. COVID protocols were all in place and well adhered to for anyone concerned with that perspective. We had the pig skin with hummus and fried chicken to start. The chicken was to die for and the pig skin was so light it didn’t have the heaviness of pork scratching, more light like a prawn cracker but not greasy at all. For main we had the lamb cannon and pork loin which were both faultless, with sides of bbq’d cabbage (incredible even though it doesn’t sound special), curry chips (we opted without cheese) - I don’t know how these are made but wow, they’re like latticed perfectly crispy and subtly curried chips. We also had the skinny fries with truffle dip and again amazing. For dessert we had the chocolate mousse with banana ice cream. My description doesn’t do the menu description justice, but again light, delicious and faultless! 10/10 extremely impressed and lived up to expectations.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Exquisite. Diolch

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Marvellous, wonderful food, just a tad too expensive

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Great food and service.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Our first visit and we will be back. Very comfortable place to be in terms of decor, furniture, lighting etc. We went for lunch and was a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. Food was great - recommend the cured salmon, fillet steak, and the chocolate mousse - but to be honest, everything we had was impressively tasty and beautifully presented. Wine list good too. Not cheap, but worth it, especially if this is what’s needed to help good neighbourhood restaurants like this thrive.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Fabulous!

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Visited On Saturday, 28 November 2020

Absolutely loved our first visit from entering the cosy refurbishment and being greeted by Andrew, the excellent service from Carolina and team and of course the amazing food, best fish and chips ever and as for the pate.....wow. We have rebooked for Sunday lunch. Well done Tom and Team

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Visited On Friday, 27 November 2020

Great restaurant with good food and customer service

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Visited On Friday, 27 November 2020

Amazing meal as always. Definitely will be back and highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 27 November 2020

I would have liked a little bit more choice on fixed price menu.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 November 2020

Fantastic food, fantastic customer service and lovely relaxed atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

We loved our meal at the restaurant and the staff were amazing. The food really does speak for itself and when we come to visit we are going to make sure a visit to Thomas by Tom Simmons is on the list!! Especially for the Sunday lunch. Thanks for making it such a special occasion and making leave Cardiff even harder.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Beef Wellington was tender and tasty. Ambiance, decor and service all delightful. Desert was a little bland but this is a minor grumble.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Wellie Wednesday was Wonderful! Beautiful mushroom croquettes to start, followed by perfect Beef Wellington. Lovely, safe atmosphere and professional, yet friendly, service from a great team. We will see you again soon

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Love wellington on a Wednesday night. Enjoyed the evening a lot. Nice wine too. Great service

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Brilliant hospitality. Excellent food - the Wellington was phenomenal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 November 2020

We messed up the online booking. But the restaurant were completely helpful and fitted us in. The Wellington was perfectly cooked

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Visited On Sunday, 22 November 2020

Really enjoyed our meal, delicious food and the service was brilliant

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