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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 roald dahl mermaid quay the red dragon centre food festival lovely place to visit lovely walk
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Reviewed today

The bay is a must visit part of Cardiff it has come on leaps and bounds from 20 years ago when it was a mere dock. With high end and mid range restaurants and a host of bars I would absolutely recommend

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we were a big group and had a long cruise in Cardiff Bay. weather was bright and sunny, breeze was nice. city view was very nice, we had lot of fun among ourselves.

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Reviewed today

Very windy day, so wasn't really walking around. Went to the Dock Bar and restaurant which was very nice, prices quite reasonable, food was lovely. Staff great. I should imagine in the summer it is great with all the restaraunts open!

Thank bimbolo1123
Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting update of the old Cardiff quay's offering a wide range of eating and drinking places and largely free of traffic. Not expensive at all. Lots of parking nearby and good bus service into the City. Within an easy five minute walk of the...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cardiff bay is really nice surrounded by nice restaurants and walkways with interesting designs. There is a canal as well where boats are anchored

Thank sunlight1000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do not go to Salt . Went there for a drink prior to attending the Millennium centre for a show. Got served slowly for the first round of 6 drinks, 3 beers , a g& t, and 2 lemonade s. Went back for a second...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Busy with students, families... funky and modern restaurants, lovely walks, boat trips, etc. I specially liked the old docks and the Pierhead building. National Welsh Assembly is also worth a visit. Beautiful views on a summer day

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great why to get to Cardiff Bay is on the water bus, which leaves every 30 minutes from Bute park next to Cardiff castle. So many great buidings to sea from Pier Pointmuseum, Millenium centre and Welsh assemble buildings. Other great buildings to see...More

Thank robertonions56
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great building and some of the history about the growth of Cardiff (COAL) is worth knowing. Captain Scott (Antarctica fame). Sailed from Cardiff

Thank takeiteasyKent
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’d never been to Cardiff before and I have to say I can’t to go back. Lovely place, great people and the bay offers stunning views with some lovely bars and restaurants.

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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
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
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aparsons1984
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jamie M | Reviewed this property |
Lots of great pubs in the waterfront area👍
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tracey0711
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
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