Our Top 9 Eateries in Cardiff City Centre

Wales is famous for its hearty, rough around the edges, yet truly tasty nosh. And this follows through into their no nonsense one of a kind independent restaurants.

The Clink Restaurant in Cardiff

Wales is famous for it hearty, rough around the edges, yet truly tasty nosh. And this follows through into their no nonsense one of a kind independent restaurants. Be it Welsh cakes, leek rarebit, and let’s not forget roasted lamb which appears at many a Sunday luncheon.

Cardiff has an honest food and drink offering, combined with its authentically warm and friendly Welsh hospitality. It really sets itself apart from all the other dining scenes across the UK. Without further ado, here are some of the best places to eat in Cardiff.


The Clink

If you want a little taste of the finer kind of dining on the city scene then The Clink is not only an iconic eatery, but a revolutionary organisation. In fact, one of the first of its kind. The unique charm of this place is that you are eating Welsh produce cooked up by prisoners training to work in the hospitality industry.

The Vick Charity is the organisation behind it. There is no alcohol, but the food more than makes up for it.

The Clink Restaurant Cardiff

Wales meets France


An unusual combination some might say but it is definitely not the case at all.

Bully’s is a surprisingly cute little place that serves up Welsh ingredients with a French finesse. It’s a totally adorable establishment that takes pride not just in the food but also the presentation. One not to be missed.

Bully\'s Restaurant Cardiff

The Grazing Shed

Who doesn’t love burgers? The Grazing Shed prides itself on its ‘super tidy’ burgers that will have you gulping in glee. They have unique flavour combinations from all over the world but their meat, the bread and all other ingredients are Welsh. Definitely a crowd pleaser.

Bam! Bam!

Vivo Latino

Viva Latino is serving you Mexican, Brazilian, Cuban and Peruvian. Need we say anymore? Their menu gives you a handful of classics done in their own unique and sassy way, as well as a few unheard oddities which were sure are soon to become ‘a thing‘ for sure.

While it certainly is a great grazing spot, did somebody say cocktails? With a full line up of South American inspired cocktails, shaken, stirred, free poured – you name it, they’re supplying it.

Vivo Latino Cardiff

Purple Poppadom

If Indian cuisine is more your thing then Purple Poppadom is the way to go. Expect quality Indian cuisine spiced and served with a contemporary edge. This place works magic with your everyday traditional Indian flavours and just keeps the punters coming back with more and more friends.

If Indian tapas is your thing then hit them up midweek with their exclusive tapas take on their usual divine dishes.

Purple Poppadom in Cardiff

'Vegan Goals' achieved...


If you are looking for a top notch Vegan restaurant then look know further than Milgi.

There are some tantalising dishes on offer with inspiration from all over the world and they offer mind blowing smoothies. This place is great for vegan dishes and even for people who don’t follow the lifestyle, you are bound to be impressed.

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Milgi Restaurant in Cardiff

Chapel 1877

If your trip to Cardiff is ear marking a special occasion then Chapel 1877 should be at the top of your list. Their pioneering menu is very classic focusing on exhibiting great British ingredients and of the highest quality. This place is second to none. The location has it all and the atmosphere is electric.

Chapel 1877 Restaurant in Cardiff

A little bit of spice

Spice Quarter

This is an ornately decorated restaurant that oozes Asian charm. The dishes are all traditional, so you are likely to find some of your favourites on the menu with a few Welsh delicacies thrown in.

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The Cornerhouse

The Cornerhouse is brimming with independent pub vibes and is smack right in the centre of town.

While you’ll find items like burgers and pies on The Cornerhouse menu, this is no typical pub grub. Every dish has a gourmet touch to it and is presented beautifully. They also do lighter bites and great dishes for lunch. A meal that you’ll want to repeat time and time again!

The Cornerhouse Cardiff

Let’s hope this has given you some inspiration for some of the best places to eat in Cardiff.

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