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New Restaurant With Strong Welsh Theme Opens In Cardiff

New Restaurant With Strong Welsh Theme Opens In Cardiff Based on Llanaff High Street, this latest opening in the area prides itself on its Welsh roots. Sourcing as much as possible of its produce locally, owner and head chef Gethin Rhys serves up modern takes on traditional Welsh fare, with a menu that includes grouse, a rarebit burger and conger... Read more >

Wales' first Australasian restaurant opens on Cardiff Bay

Wales' first Australasian restaurant opens on Cardiff Bay The first ever Australasian-specific restaurant in Wales has opened up in Cardiff Bay and it looks delicious. The venue itself is a relaxed affair, with a splattering of sofas and thatched tables, all with a calming, mellow colour scheme. The alfresco space is perfect on a summer’s day for... Read more >

The Alchemist empire continues to grow, expanding to Cardiff in March 2018

The Alchemist empire continues to grow, expanding to Cardiff in March 2018 The famous Alchemist group is expanding its reach further, setting up shop in the Welsh capital in 2018. With a date set for March, the restaurant-bar will open on St Mary's Street and will hope to replicate the success of the group's 12 other venues in the family of bars. The expansion is part of... Read more >

Quirky interiors and quirkier pizzas are at the centre of new bar The Brass Beetle

Quirky interiors and quirkier pizzas are at the centre of new bar The Brass Beetle The Brass Beetle is a cool new addition to Cardiff’s Whitchurch Road, offering delicious cocktails and wood-fired pizzas every night of the week. The slightly eccentric menu is matched by the aesthetics, using a bold green colour scheme on the walls, with framed pictures of beetles and... Read more >

Thackeray revitalises old pub with contemporary look and Welsh-focused menu

Thackeray revitalises old pub with contemporary look and Welsh-focused menu Revitalising former pub Sir Henry Morgan, Thackeray is a new high-quality restaurant serving up British dishes with locally-supplied Welsh ingredients. The interiors are stripped back, with minimalist furnishings and white-washed walls occasionally adorned with inspirational quotes. Its split... Read more >

100% British beef burger joint Byron to open first Cardiff restaurant in St David's Grand Arcade

100% British beef burger joint Byron to open first Cardiff restaurant in St David's Grand Arcade Byron has made a name for itself in London by serving up pure, hearty British beef and chicken burgers. Each patty is cooked medium to keep the meat pink and juicy, and there’s various different yet simple toppings. This means you get options like the Smoky that comes packed with mature... Read more >

5 Amazing Cocktail Bars In Cardiff

5 Amazing Cocktail Bars In Cardiff Sometimes a pint just ain’t going to cut it, what you really need is hard liquor, hard liquor that’s been shaken and stirred to create an incredible cocktail. While our city might be small, it’s certainly not suffering from a lack of cocktail spots. From sexy speakeasies decked... Read more >

5 Incredible Places For Vegetarians To Eat In Cardiff

5 Incredible Places For Vegetarians To Eat In Cardiff Sometimes going meat-free can be a bit of a chore, especially when restaurants don't put too much effort into their options. Hold the bog standard and boring risotto; Cardiff vegetarians and vegans, you no longer have to suffer in silence, not with the great offering of restaurants in the city.... Read more >

Gareth Bale returns to his hometown, opening a new sports bar on the iconic Castle Street

Gareth Bale returns to his hometown, opening a new sports bar on the iconic Castle Street Welsh superstar Gareth Bale shifts focus away from his Madrid lifestyle, opening a new sports bar in his hometown of Cardiff. Elevens Bar and Grill will slide into the former bones of Dempsey's Bar on Castle Street and will hope to draw in the city's sports fans with its combination of live sport,... Read more >

Seafood Shack drops anchor in Cardiff, opening its doors this Spring

Seafood Shack drops anchor in Cardiff, opening its doors this Spring Seafood Shack is a new restaurant opening in Cardiff that's inspired by the rustic food shacks scattered across California and Florida. The venue will focus on preparing fresh fish dishes, cooked to the customer's preference and served alongside a homemade sauce that's again chosen by the diner.... Read more >

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