Best food in Cardiff

Check out the top food in Cardiff, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Milgi
1. Milgi
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31 local reviews
213 City Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2047 3150
BarRestaurantFood
Veronica
Best for: Casual dining Ten years at the heart of Cardiff’s student hub in Roath have allowed Milgi to build…
Fay
I shouldn't pick favourites, but if I had to then this would be my favourite place in town. Not only does it…
Ruth
Milgi has a nice friendly atmosphere and serves ethical, local food. Also has a bar and serves hot drinks and…
1. Milgi
1. Milgi
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31 local reviews
213 City Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2047 3150
Veronica
Veronica
Best for: Casual dining Ten years at the heart of Cardiff’s student hub in Roath have allowed Milgi to build up a devoted and ever-expanding…
Fay
Fay
I shouldn't pick favourites, but if I had to then this would be my favourite place in town. Not only does it do incredible cocktails... you…
Ruth
Ruth
Milgi has a nice friendly atmosphere and serves ethical, local food. Also has a bar and serves hot drinks and cake. They serve veggie,…
2. The Conway
2. The Conway
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19 local reviews
58 Conway Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2022 4373
Establishment
This pub/bar/restaurant is a 5 minute walk down the road and is perfect for families. It has great food and a…
Felicity
Nicely decorated trendy pub with real ales. Small outside seating area – nice on a sunny day. Serves modern…
Ian & Del
Very popular with the locals. The food is good as are the drinks selections. Ample seating on the street on…
2. The Conway
2. The Conway
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19 local reviews
58 Conway Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2022 4373
Tom
This pub/bar/restaurant is a 5 minute walk down the road and is perfect for families. It has great food and a wide selection of beers & it…
Felicity
Felicity
Nicely decorated trendy pub with real ales. Small outside seating area – nice on a sunny day. Serves modern Welsh/European food. If you…
Ian & Del
Ian & Del
Very popular with the locals. The food is good as are the drinks selections. Ample seating on the street on hot summer evenings and cosy…
3. Chapter Arts Centre
3. Chapter Arts Centre
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39 local reviews
40 Market Rd
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
029 2030 4400
Point of interestEstablishment
Beth
2 cinema screens showing unusual world film, 2 theatre spaces, workshops and a big airy, very accessible bar/…
Gwyn
One of my favourite places in Cardiff. Great for hanging out with friends, seeing an independent film,…
Claire
Entertainment centre under one roof cinema, food, drinks, art, performances & classes - /www.chapter.org
3. Chapter Arts Centre
3. Chapter Arts Centre
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39 local reviews
40 Market Rd
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
029 2030 4400
Beth
Beth
2 cinema screens showing unusual world film, 2 theatre spaces, workshops and a big airy, very accessible bar/ cafe. The food is OK, a bit…
Gwyn
Gwyn
One of my favourite places in Cardiff. Great for hanging out with friends, seeing an independent film, theatre, gallery, food, music,…
Claire
Claire
Entertainment centre under one roof cinema, food, drinks, art, performances & classes - /www.chapter.org
4. Chapter Arts Centre
4. Chapter Arts Centre
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24 local reviews
Market Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
029 2031 1050
RestaurantArt galleryStore
Rossi
It is an Arts+Ent but it also is a brilliant hangout for every age. Has a superb bar and excellent food, 7…
Christine
Great place for food, drink, film and theatre. Wonderful atmosphere and less than 10 min walk from accommodati…
Ali
Excellent venue - very friendly and so close to the house. Cinemas, theatre, good bar and OK food.
4. Chapter Arts Centre
4. Chapter Arts Centre
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24 local reviews
Market Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
029 2031 1050
Rossi
Rossi
It is an Arts+Ent but it also is a brilliant hangout for every age. Has a superb bar and excellent food, 7 days. Cosy little cinemas for…
Christine
Christine
Great place for food, drink, film and theatre. Wonderful atmosphere and less than 10 min walk from accommodation.
Ali
Ali
Excellent venue - very friendly and so close to the house. Cinemas, theatre, good bar and OK food.
5. Chai Street
5. Chai Street
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15 local reviews
153 Cowbridge Rd E
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
029 2022 8888
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Geoff
Great Indian street food restaurant within 15 minute walk. No pre-bookings available so just turn up. Can get…
A wonderfully authentic Indian Street Food cafe/restaurant with fantastic food and even better prices.
Caroline
Indian street food - very reasonably priced, tasty and plentiful. Also mentioned in 2016 Michelin guide
5. Chai Street
5. Chai Street
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15 local reviews
153 Cowbridge Rd E
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
029 2022 8888
Geoff
Geoff
Great Indian street food restaurant within 15 minute walk. No pre-bookings available so just turn up. Can get busy but well worth it.
Tom
A wonderfully authentic Indian Street Food cafe/restaurant with fantastic food and even better prices.
Caroline
Caroline
Indian street food - very reasonably priced, tasty and plentiful. Also mentioned in 2016 Michelin guide
6. Vegetarian Food Studio
6. Vegetarian Food Studio
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14 local reviews
115-117 Penarth Rd
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+44 29 2023 8222
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Deborah
If you are looking for a meal with a difference, the vegetarian food studio is definitely one to try. This is…
Hollie And Ben
You have never eaten food like this before. You have never eaten such amazing food at this price before…
Sioned
You won't even know you're not eating meat! Great selection of Indian food at a very reasonable price. Bring…
6. Vegetarian Food Studio
6. Vegetarian Food Studio
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14 local reviews
115-117 Penarth Rd
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+44 29 2023 8222
Deborah
Deborah
If you are looking for a meal with a difference, the vegetarian food studio is definitely one to try. This is the best INDIAN restaurant I…
Hollie And Ben
Hollie And Ben
You have never eaten food like this before. You have never eaten such amazing food at this price before. Fellow carnivores, you will forget…
Sioned
Sioned
You won't even know you're not eating meat! Great selection of Indian food at a very reasonable price. Bring your own booze for a small fee.
7. The Pilot
7. The Pilot
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15 local reviews
67 Queen's Rd, Penarth
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2071 0615
BarRestaurantFood
Rachael
Well, it's a pub not a bar, and it's a pub that does great food, has nice outdoor space and generally a…
Kasia
Beautiful view from Penarth. Fantastic gastropub with lovely food and drinks. Highly recommended for best pint…
Anthony
Great local pub. The food is good and use vegetables from local allotments sometimes. They also have guest…
7. The Pilot
7. The Pilot
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15 local reviews
67 Queen's Rd, Penarth
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
029 2071 0615
Rachael
Rachael
Well, it's a pub not a bar, and it's a pub that does great food, has nice outdoor space and generally a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy a pint…
Kasia
Kasia
Beautiful view from Penarth. Fantastic gastropub with lovely food and drinks. Highly recommended for best pint in Vale of Glamorgan.
Anthony
Anthony
Great local pub. The food is good and use vegetables from local allotments sometimes. They also have guest chefs who serve BBQ.
8. Juno Lounge
8. Juno Lounge
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18 local reviews
14 Wellfield Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
029 2019 8990
CafeBarFood
Nick & Jo
Family friendly. Usually busy with a good atmosphere. Good for a drink or some tapas. Would probably go…
Rajeev
I would class this more as a gastropub. The food is decent and though it is often busy, you can usually find a…
Pete
Tapas and bar food coupled with a good selection of drinks. It offers a lively atmosphere
8. Juno Lounge
8. Juno Lounge
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18 local reviews
14 Wellfield Road, Cardiff
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
029 2019 8990
Nick & Jo
Nick & Jo
Family friendly. Usually busy with a good atmosphere. Good for a drink or some tapas. Would probably go somewhere else for food other than…
Rajeev
Rajeev
I would class this more as a gastropub. The food is decent and though it is often busy, you can usually find a place to sit.
Pete
Pete
Tapas and bar food coupled with a good selection of drinks. It offers a lively atmosphere
9. DEPOT Cardiff
9. DEPOT Cardiff
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9 local reviews
Dumballs Rd
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
029 2034 4344
BarRestaurantFood
Kayleigh
Great hidden gem full of street food and unique bars holding different events most weekends.
Nick
A range of pop up food and drinks Try your luck in Lingo Bingo
Fay
Indoor street food market held here every Saturday
9. DEPOT Cardiff
9. DEPOT Cardiff
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9 local reviews
Dumballs Rd
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
029 2034 4344
Kayleigh
Kayleigh
Great hidden gem full of street food and unique bars holding different events most weekends.
Nick
Nick
A range of pop up food and drinks Try your luck in Lingo Bingo
Fay
Fay
Indoor street food market held here every Saturday
10. The Potted Pig
10. The Potted Pig
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23 local reviews
27 High Street, Cardiff
Closed · Opens 6:30 PM
029 2022 4817
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Rossi
A classy and sought after restaurant, you'd go here for an 'occasion'.Great variety of food, treat yourself to…
Caroline
For all things pork! Really tasty food, also mentioned in 2016 Michelin guide. Definitely need to book well in…
Karolina
Beautiful food for carnivores. Slightly expensive but the quality and the surroundings are worth it.
10. The Potted Pig
10. The Potted Pig
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23 local reviews
27 High Street, Cardiff
Closed · Opens 6:30 PM
029 2022 4817
Rossi
Rossi
A classy and sought after restaurant, you'd go here for an 'occasion'.Great variety of food, treat yourself to a cocktail.You'll be dining…
Caroline
Caroline
For all things pork! Really tasty food, also mentioned in 2016 Michelin guide. Definitely need to book well in advance, quite pricey.
Karolina
Karolina
Beautiful food for carnivores. Slightly expensive but the quality and the surroundings are worth it.
11. Cardiff Bay
11. Cardiff Bay
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64 local reviews
Train stationTransit stationEstablishment
Billy And Rachel
Cardiff Bay is our go-to place for food. It is a 3 minute walk away and there is always something different to…
Vikki
A vibrant hub created from Cardiff's abandoned docks and Tiger Bay. There's food,ice cream, boat rides, Dr Who…
Siân
Lovely to walk around and lovely food and drink places too. Can walk from the house - approx 20-25 mins walk…
11. Cardiff Bay
11. Cardiff Bay
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64 local reviews
Billy And Rachel
Billy And Rachel
Cardiff Bay is our go-to place for food. It is a 3 minute walk away and there is always something different to eat there. To name a few,…
Vikki
Vikki
A vibrant hub created from Cardiff's abandoned docks and Tiger Bay. There's food,ice cream, boat rides, Dr Who and in the summer food…
Siân
Siân
Lovely to walk around and lovely food and drink places too. Can walk from the house - approx 20-25 mins walk <£5 by taxi Can get bus from…
12. Riverside Market
12. Riverside Market
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14 local reviews
Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
029 2019 0036
Establishment
Richard
Open from 10.00 - 14.00 every Sunday, the Riverside Farmers Market runs weekly on the Fitzhamon Embankment…
Ilias
The rise of Wales as a paradise for food lovers is reflected by the growth in popularity of farmers’ markets…
Rossi
Held on a Sunday morning, absolutely fabulous merchandise is sold here, food of many cultures, organic…
12. Riverside Market
12. Riverside Market
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14 local reviews
Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
029 2019 0036
Richard
Richard
Open from 10.00 - 14.00 every Sunday, the Riverside Farmers Market runs weekly on the Fitzhamon Embankment (opposite the Millennium Stadium)…
Ilias
Ilias
The rise of Wales as a paradise for food lovers is reflected by the growth in popularity of farmers’ markets showcasing the rich variety of…
Rossi
Rossi
Held on a Sunday morning, absolutely fabulous merchandise is sold here, food of many cultures, organic fuit+veg, superb coffee and homebaked…