Best Restaurants In Wales

With a dining scene centred around locally sourced ingredients, wholesome dishes and good honest service, you can always count on Welsh eateries to bring their A-game. From terrace bars overlooking the seaside to award-winning haunts and the UK's favourite steakhouse, here are the top restaurants in Wales that you need in your life. 

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Llandudno: Wildwood

Flaunting daytime discounts and all your favourite Italian dishes, Llandudno's Wildwood is one of the best restaurants in North Wales. Satisfy your hunger and taste buds with calamari, beef ragu, a vegan lasagne or something else from the extensive menu. 

Cardiff: Gaucho

It's no surprise that UK-renowned Gaucho is one of the best restaurants in Cardiff. This Argentinian steakhouse oozes luxury, from its world-class food to the sophisticated interiors. Sink your teeth into wagyu burgers, delicately marbled cuts of meat and some irresistible side plates – with a six-strong sauce selection that's ready to elevate any dish. 

Cardiff: Ciliegino

Feel right at home with a comforting meal at family-owned eatery Ciliegino. Bringing an authentic taste of Italy to Cardiff, this place is single-handedly showing locals what real pizza and pasta looks like. Expect the perfect carbonara, bolognese done right and a margherita that will blow you away – plus lots of other lesser-known plates. 

Cardiff: Asador 44

Asador 44 is doing justice to traditional northern Spanish cooking with a winning menu made from locally sourced ingredients. Chargrilled meat, fish and vegetables take centre stage, with a little help from the custom-built wood fire grill. They also have a dedicated wine room and cheese cave... just sayin'.