Cardiff Bay

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Cardiff Bay
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Picturesque wharf lined with shops, boutiques and cafes.
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Amanda P
Cardiff, UK3 contributions
Biffy Clyro Concert 16th September 2021
Sep 2021 • Friends
As I can't find an entry for Alexandra Head, which is in the bay I shall write my review here.
On Thursday 16th September went to the Biffy Clyro concert at Alexandra Head.
What should have been an enjoyable time was spoilt by excessive drunkenness. Drinks and bottles were thrown, some of them glass. Bottles of coke and water were thrown and whilst they may have been plastic, they can still injure people.
Me and my companion being aware that moshing goes on at these events, decided to keep clear. Didn't work. After enduring over two hours of supporting bands when Biffy finally started people were so drunk they didn't care and came from all directions pushing and shoving people out of the way. The person with me got their glasses broken, which they need for medical reasons so expensive to replace.
Security and police did nothing to stop the bottle throwing. They were unhelpful when we reported that we had been pushed about and property damaged. People were smoking weed, nothing was done.
The organisers could have sectioned off an area for those who wanted to mosh, they could injure themselves and damage their own stuff then and not involve others.
A number of people including ourselves left before Biffy had finished playing as we were fed up of getting stuff thrown at us and being grabbed.
Also seems strange that my spray deodorant was confiscated for safety reasons but people were allowed to use lighters to smoke.
More security is needed at these events and separate areas for those attending.
Waste of money.
Written 18 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

A H
9 contributions
Not much to do
Sep 2021
Me and my boyfriend wanted to visit the bay as we were on holiday in Cardiff, having never visited before. We were disappointed to have turned up and all there was to do was go to a chain restaurant or bar for food and drink. Was a bit of a shame. We ended up having one drink and walking back into the town centre.
Written 14 September 2021
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debkat64
Swansea, UK19 contributions
Always something to do
Aug 2021
Great, lovely place with a variety of things to do and entertainment also. Lots of places to eat, lots of variety and plenty of places to sit if you want to just people watch!
Written 30 August 2021
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel32 284 contributions
Beautiful.
Jul 2021
This is a beautiful area in Cardiff, away from the town center.
The area features gorgeous views of the bay and some stunning architecture to match.
Written 21 August 2021
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naughtybylaw
Birmingham, UK621 contributions
Fantastic Place
Aug 2021 • Family
Brilliant place to be, fantastic atmosphere, amazing views. Many places to eat, shop n relax. Nice children fanfare not far from bay. Wmc is also in a walking distance. Amazing boat rides available from the bay to experience
Written 13 August 2021
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VS9657
5 contributions
BAY WAVES - Don't bother booking this!
Jul 2021
Very disappointing, our planned and paid for trip on the Baywaves boat we arrived at the given time to be told the bot was not running on the day!
The couldn't care less attitude was appalling, the young lads running the information desk refused to give the owners name.
Written 10 August 2021
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fieryhair77
Cwmbran, UK87 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2021 • Solo
Just an amazingly beautiful place with lots of things to see and do. Amazing bars and restaurants. Lovely walk around to Penarth too
Written 10 August 2021
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Manderj
Nuneaton, UK587 contributions
Nice apartment with lovely views
Jul 2021 • Friends
Nice compact apartment , suitable for 4 people. Furnishings ok. Dining table chairs very uncomfortable. Comfortable sofas. Kitchen well equipped and has everything you need to cook a meal. Beds were a bit soft for us. Bathrooms are a good size with nice showers. Lovely views and nice and quiet. I was disappointed that I could not have a swim in the on-site pool. I spoke to some local inhabitants about booking swimming slots and they told me to visit the concierge. I did do this on Saturday morning but no one was there. There was a phone number that I called a few times but no answered. Nice to have secure parking. Leigh met us at the agreed place and we followed him to the apartments. This was very helpful. The apartment was 46 Canvey Island .Footpath in front of the apartments is currently closed due to window replacement works.
Written 7 August 2021
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emolucy
Bristol, UK103 contributions
Lovely place
Aug 2021 • Couples
Worth a visit 👍lots of places to visit, eat and drink. Fun fiar and mini golf.

Lots of boats to see and boat trips to go on.

Also you will find a fabulous Welsh cakes shop there and they tatse amazing so be sure to pop in and grab a bag.
Written 6 August 2021
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Traveller23
103 contributions
Not so fun in the rain!!!!
Aug 2021 • Couples
My favourite place when I visit Cardiff, a little busy when the suns out but on a quiet raining evening its definitely more chilled!! Great range of food and drink outlets, something for everyone:)
Written 5 August 2021
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