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…
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 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 Middle Eastern in Cardiff

Oz Urfa

Brightly lit, cheap and exceedingly cheerful, this humble eatery specialises in the food of 'Turkey, Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean'. This translates as delicious mezze, whole roast lamb, fish dishes and shish ke…
Turkish in Cardiff


While the food is fine, it's the setting that really distinguishes this Turkish restaurant. Jutting out over the water on its own pier, Bosphorus enjoys wonderful all-round views; the best are from the outdoor table…
Cafe in Cardiff


With local art on the walls and an informal vibe, this cool cafe is recommended on the strength of its breakfast – although the gloopy corned-beef hash is best avoided. Tables spill out onto the pavement in summer a…
Italian in Cardiff

Restaurant Minuet

It may look humble, but this little eatery has a reputation for cheap and cheerful, simple Italian food. The menu has a good vegetarian selection, including plenty of meat-free pasta options.
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…
Cafe in Cardiff

The Plan

Serving quite possibly Wales' best coffee, this appealing cafe also delivers tasty lunch fare, such as baguettes and salads. Grab a window seat and a newspaper and caffeinate to your racing heart's content.