Adding more than a few theatrical flourishes to proceedings, The Alchemist is bringing international plates alongside one of the most innovative cocktail menus in the city. Tuck into steamed dumplings, lamb kofta, homemade burgers and sharing boards, washed down with some very impressive libations.
Restaurants in Cardiff City Centre
Take a trip into town and you'll see that Cardiff City Centre is much more than chain restaurants and fast food these days. Home to one of the UK's fastest growing food and drink scenes, these central eateries have got a little something for everyone, whether you're in the mood for mammoth BBQ plates, Cuban cuisine or a little something to soak up that last round of cocktails. We've picked our favourite restaurants in Cardiff city centre, so when you're next in town you'll know exactly where to get your eat on.
This city centre bar are known for two things: lashings of beer and wood-fire baked pizzas. This delicious combination is perfect for those craft beer lovers, with the majority of their beers being brewed in house – and you'll be surrounded by the big metallic vats too. All you have to do is tuck into their variety of tasty toppings and you're in for a good time.
If it's pizzas and craft ciders that do it for you, then this Cardiff city centre restaurant is the place to head. Offering two floors of seating, ciders and sourdough pizzas, you, they're one of the most relaxed and friendly eateries in town, perfect for any party, big or small.
Coyote Ugly might double up as a wild party bar but its hearty American menu makes it a great option when looking for restaurants in Cardiff city centre. Stay for plates of burgers, chicken wings, pulled pork, ribs, the works, and then after a beer or two get ready for the night to descend into mayhem.
Bringing a taste of Sri Lanka to Cardiff City Centre, Mill Lane's Coconut Tree is all about vibrant flavours when it comes to both food and drink. Mixing traditional dishes, such as hoppers and kotthu, with a menu of tapas-style plates and delicious cocktails, they're the perfect pre-night out fuelling spot.
Bar 44 is a tapas bar in Cardiff City Centre that offers the fun Spanish vibes right in the middle of the city. Expect a menu packed with regional Spanish dishes, such as hand-carved jamon and charcuterie boards, as well as a fantastic selection of seafood, meats and cheese. Wash it down with sangria and you're in for a treat.
Add a side of gaming to your grub at this fun board game bar on Cardiff High Street. With a delicious menu of casual eats and small plates, alongside a selection of cocktails and craft beers so you can stay refreshed between rounds of card games, board games, strategy games and some of the nichest multi-player action in the country.
This tiki paradise is better known for its vibrant décor and legendary club nights, but they've also got a cracking food option too. Head to this restaurant in Cardiff city centre and you can enjoy plates of comfort food, like burgers, burritos and steaks.
It's all in the name at The Grazing Shed. One of the best burger joints around, this Cardiff City Centre restaurant boasts a wonderful selection of tasty patties packed high with honey-glazed goats cheese, double-smoked bacon, and a number of mouth-watering sauces – with all the ingredients being locally sourced.
A charming independent bar and restaurant in Cardiff, Pitch is all rustic interiors with tasty food. The venue is made of low-hanging lightbulbs, upcycled furniture and a lush outside area for some alfresco dining. As for food, you can fill your tum with a selection of British treats with a Scandinavian twist.