Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Cardiff

Fish at 85

By day a fishmongers (hence the lingering smell), by night an elegant restaurant with Cape Cod-ish decor and candles floating in water-filled jars, Fish at 85 is Cardiff's premier spot for a seafood dinner. The menu…
Top Choice Indian in Cardiff

Mint & Mustard

Specialising in seafood dishes from India's southern state of Kerala, this excellent restaurant combines an upmarket ambience with attentive service and delicious, beautifully presented food. If you're not enticed b…
Top Choice Indian in Cardiff

Purple Poppadom

Trailblazing a path for 'Nouvelle Indian' cuisine, chef Anand George's kitchen offers its own unique take on regional dishes from all over the subcontinent – from Kashmir to Kerala. Meals are thoughtfully constructe…
Top Choice Market in Cardiff

Riverside Market

What it lacks in size, Riverside Market makes up for in sheer yumminess, its stalls heaving with cooked meals, cakes, cheese, organic meat, charcuterie and bread. There are lots of options for vegetarians and an exc…
Ice Cream in Cardiff

Science Cream

Wales' first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour offers a delicious and entertaining experience, as you watch clouds of nitrogen being whipped into indulgent ice cream. The menu changes weekly, with tubs and toppings,…
Cafe in Cardiff

The Deck

With roses on the wallpaper and pastel bunting strung across the ceiling, this 'coffee house and cakery' has gone for the full nana-chic look in its subterranean dining room (there's no deck, by the way). If you can…
American in Cardiff

New York Deli

This is an excellent, no-frills American-style lunch stop. Massive hoagies (filled foot-long rolls) are a trademark, as is leaving with chilli sauce down your t-shirt. The traditional New York-style sandwiches and b…
Cafe in Cardiff

Coffee Barker

This vast cafe and gelateria sits at the entrance to one of Cardiff's Victorian arcades. It's best known for its coffees, indulgent stacks of pancakes and thick milkshakes served in glass milk bottles. Despite its s…
Deli in Cardiff

Madame Fromage

One of Cardiff's best delicatessens, with a wide range of charcuterie and French and Welsh cheese, the Madame also has a cafe with tables spilling into the arcade. Here you can read French newspapers and eat a mixtu…
Italian in Cardiff

Casanova

Rather than offering generic Italian dishes or the specialities of just one region, this little charmer offers a selection of authentic regional dishes from all over Italy. The result is a varied menu with half-a-do…