Cardiff - Eating
Wales is famous for its lamb, cheese and delicacies such as Welsh Rarebit* and Lava bread.* Note: when served on toasted bread this is the “ultimate” grilled cheese on toast.
The Newly Developed Brewery
Quarter, just off St Mary Street, which used to be home to the Brain Brewery, but is now a modern courtyard filled with restaurants. More restaurants can also be found in the nearby Café Quarter (Mill Lane) as well as a large selection of restaurants and bars at Mermaid Quay (Cardiff Bay).
The Armless Dragon
Located in the Cathays distract of Wales near the Civic Centre. The restaurant has been open six years and is popular with locals and tourists alike and you will be able to try the very best of Welsh food with a modern twist.
Tempus Bar & Restaurant
A Marco Pierre White restaurant at The St David’s Hotel and Spa. Overlooking Cardiff Bay, the restaurant has stunning views and in the summer months al fresco dining is available on a waterside terrace. The bar is also worth a visit and is perfect for a pre-dinner drink.
Patagonia, Kings Road
Family-run restaurant that during the day is a coffee shop/café serving breakfast and lunch and in the evening more formal dining.
Le Gallois is French for Wales and is a popular family run-restaurant. It’s up-market and fairly expensive, frequented mostly by couples.
This restaurant has been in existence for over 20 years. Sawdust covers the floors and large floral water jugs hang from the wooden rafters.
This is a Italian restaurant and located in Mermaid Quay, right on the waterfront in the busy Cardiff Bay area. They offer a menu with freshly prepared Italian cuisine, including antipasta, pizza, fish and meat dishes. It’s recommended to book in advance, especially on Friday and Saturday evenings.
At Le Monde you choose your own raw fish, meat and salads and it is cooked for you. It is renowned in Cardiff as the best seafood restaurant.