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.

Last updated on 29th January 2021

Pho Cardiff

302 user reviews 4

Whether you're looking for a light lunchtime salad bowl or a hot and spicy evening noodle soup, this popular Vietnamese street food restaurant's got something for everyone - including a wide variety of vegan and gluten-free dishes.

The Cardiff Stable

321 user reviews 4

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 Cardiff

311 user reviews 4

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.

Old Havana Cardiff

85 user reviews 4

Located on Cardiff's bustling high street, this Cuban-inspired hangout is boasting vibrant interiors and laid-back vibes. With a casual dining menu featuring Cuban nibbles, classic cocktails and ice cold beers, Old Havana is the perfect place to chill out in.

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.

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.