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Cardiff Bay

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Picturesque wharf lined with shops, boutiques and cafes.
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All reviews norwegian church millennium centre lots of restaurants welsh assembly places to eat and drink boat trip lovely area pierhead building water taxi national assembly sunny day mermaid quay roald dahl the red dragon centre food festival lovely place to visit nice walk
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is always buzzing. Sometimes a bit too much, but on a sunny day, sitting outside with a drink surrounded by some top class architecture and a choice of places to eat and such a good music venue in the Millennium centre as well,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GillJezz
Reviewed yesterday

There are some interesting new buildings here, though the National Opera one was cluttered with external detailing. Zaha Hadid won the competition to design this building and was twice refused. Now she is dead. Her masterly and extraordinary talent would have made that place a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynnB2524
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice selection of restaurants to suit all tastes. There are always different events going on in the bay. There is also a lovely walk around to the barrage with the option to hire bicycles just for yourself or ones for you to seat the children...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank caroline H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit on a summer evening with a good vibe. Loads of places to eat depending on what you want & a pleasant walk along the front. Great for supper before a show in the Millenium centre as well

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Madge65
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went earlier to have a drink & something to eat in Cardiff Bay before going to the theatre . Plenty of places to eat/drink - always busy with a nice atmosphere . Beautiful too in the Summer when you can sit outside & watch the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Litchard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took a bus here from Cardiff Arcade to have a look. You can catch Mathilda in theatre but I did not do so. Instead, I dined while overlooking the pier. It was a windy and chilly day with relatively good weather. Nice to hang around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angelinvelle
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bitterly cold wind, dozens of cafes take always, fish and chip mentality, Don like at all. Such a miss mash of such ugly horrible buildings, the Welsh Assembly foreground is paved in Welsh slate is continually wet, uncomfortable to walk on. THERE IS nothing there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hyatt313
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you fancy a walk and something to eat then there's no place finer on a nice day that Cardiff Bay. Plenty of eating variety and priced very competitively for all budgets. There are boat rides, Norwegian Church, World of Boats to name but a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lively and worth a visit with plenty going on. From the millennium centre to restaurants and bars. Also the Glee Club White ch is good fun!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BillB_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of places to eat, entertainment usually an event in the centre. Home of Doctor Who and Torchwood. Millennium Centre

Date of experience: September 2018
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Oxfordbabe
28 May 2018|
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Response from Nanna-Shan | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of bars in the bay but try the Jazz Cafe in city centre near Castle entrance. Great food and great atmosphere with live music.
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Lisa A
28 November 2017|
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Response from greenprincess222 | Reviewed this property |
Cardiff castle is nice, if you have a car no where beats St Fagans just on the outskirts.
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cherryblossom28
1 August 2017|
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Response from patricia E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went to Cardiff Bay for the Food and Drink Festival last month That is when to go for food, music and atmosphere....fantastic for families. I think we've got the last booking for accommodation for next, though we did... More
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