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Cardiff Bay

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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Picturesque wharf lined with shops, boutiques and cafes.
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Cardiff, Wales
+44 29 2039 0713
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 November 2008

I have recently enjoyed another visit to the Cardiff Bay area and it is a very pleasant spot to spend a few hours. There is much visit and see including: A Vintage Fairground Carousel on the promenade at Mermaid Quay Techniquest - the hands-on Science...More

6  Thank Purple C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 July 2014

i have visited Cardiff Bay for the last 12 years, and july 2014, i was shocked at the demise of a beautiful place, which has been transformed into a drinking den for yobbos, i was there on tuesday 22-7-2014 at 6.30pm and was totally disgusted...More

6  Thank bernard a
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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 lovely walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Cardiff Bay was a lovely experience. Wasn’t too sure what to expect but it appears that there’s been a regeneration project taking place over recent years and they’ve made a great job of it. We took a small boat tour around...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I decided to take my little girl (2 yr old) for a walk around Cardiff Bay for a couple of hours, something different to do. Had a nice day and she enjoyed it. However, I did find there was nowhere really that was really baby...More

Thank MissST88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with friends for pre theatre lunch and it was rugby day so thought we'd be waiting a while for food. We were told 30 minutes but came in 20 minutes. Friendly bar staff. I had a bbq burger which came with lettuce, tomato,...More

Thank zoe l
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit when down to Cardiff, plenty of places to eat and drink. Nice walk around the bay lots of lovely cafes to sit and enjoy the views,

Thank 918JohnM918
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a place that you will never forget, a lot of pub and restaurant, nice day out with family and friends. I really enjoy.

Thank Cristian P
Reviewed 4 days ago

There was plenty to see and do when we visited. Shops and shops enough to keep anyone interested while others found a delightful coffee shop. Everyone happy.

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 5 days ago

tons of things to do there. plenty of food and drink places for everyones taste. a great time out what ever the time of day

Thank import00
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited the Bay many times and always found something different to see and do. During the summer there are many different things going on. And Christmas time is magical! Well worth a visit.

Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part of our visit to the Bay was the £4 each way boat trip from Bute Park. The bay has many restaurants and a couple of shops but none of the charm that St Mary and High Street arcades have. The chamber building...More

Thank mickiechapman
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very attractive typical dockland development with lots to see, buildings to explore and the usual array of bars and restaurant. Recommend arriving by the water boat service from Bute Park.

Thank Judith L
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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.
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.
31 July 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
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jamie M | Reviewed this property |
Lots of great pubs in the waterfront area👍
13 February 2017|
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Response from _ursularoan26 | Reviewed this property |
have a tour of the principality stadium it's very reasonably priced nut must be booked in advance. also visit Cardiff Castle and grounds. there is a hop on hop off tourist bus stop directly outside the castle for an option... More