Searching For a Delicious Meal in Cardiff?
Cardiff has hundreds of tempting places to dine, from the centre to Mermaid Quay, and from Pontcanna to Roath. Whatever your tastes or budget, you can find restaurants to suit all tastes. There are little family-run cafes and restaurants, al-fresco waterside fish and chips, carveries serving fresh Welsh lamb and higher-end dining. Brewery's Quarter is lively at night and popular with the younger generation, who enjoy dining in international chains, such as the Hard Rock Café, while vegetarians will find their tastes catered for at Crumbs in Morgan Arcade.
Restaurants in Cardiff Serving Roasts with Local Lamb and Other Cuts
Sunday roasts can be enjoyed any day of the week in Cardiff restaurants. The Bayside Brasserie serves up delicious local lamb, sirloins of beef and other roasts in its chic waterfront setting. The Meating Place is a contemporary grill house, with excellent value set roast meals based on lamb, steak, pork belly and beef. Its local delicacy, Bara Brith Ice-Cream is to be recommended. The menu can be found on their website. Somewhere different to enjoy good local meats is at ffresh Bar and Restaurant in the Cardiff Millennium Centre. Recommended in the 2015 Michelin Guide, this restaurant enjoys fantastic views of Cardiff Bay and when you've finished eating, why not take in a show?
International Restaurants in Cardiff
Indian and Italian dining offers great options for dining with your family or groups of friends. Giovanni's has two locations in Cardiff and knows how to cook pasta to perfection. They also serve up stunning seafood in traditional Italian style. All budgets are catered for with set course lunches and a-la-carte dining in the evening. Look for details online. Mowgli's holds a well-deserved top spot among Cardiff's Indian restaurants. Its evening five-course set menus are excellent value, with traditional tastes, such as Chicken Kofta Jalfrezi, Lamb Xacutti Ghoust and Chicken Amm.
Cardiff Restaurants Perfect for Those Special Occasions
The fish at the tiny restaurant, Fish at 85, is so good they supply it to the Royal Household and top restaurants across the UK. Choose your own fish on arrival, say how you'd like it cooked, then sit back and wait for it to arrive at your table. Particularly recommended are the lemon sole, the scallops and the crab. If you're not sure what to choose, then opt for one of the chef's specials, such as gunard with curried mussels and samphire, or see what else is on offer online. Higher-end Indian dining can be found at the Purple Poppadom, where chef Anand George entertains his guests. His Cantonese cuisine is delicately spiced, based on fresh, local ingredients and attractively served. Full menus can be seen on their website, including Anand's award-winning dish of sea bass, pan seared and served on curry leaf mashed potato, with raw mango, coconut and ginger sauce and petite naan breads.