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Overlooking the Bay and with a chic, cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mermaid Quay is where Cardiff comes to relax.Just five minutes from the city centre, it's the perfect destination for relaxing, partying or splashing out on a bit of retail therapy or...more
Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
+44 29 2048 0077
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All reviews cardiff bay bars and restaurants plenty of choice overlooking the bay sunny day millennium centre plenty of places to eat norwegian church lovely area water taxi welsh assembly lovely place to visit great atmosphere walk around worth a visit welsh cakes bute park
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to stroll around- lots of shops, bars & restaurants. Also easy to get to the Barrage & walking trails.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Romyzoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day for adults snd kids alike. Stay over at a hotel. See more. Its really nice here we stayed at travelodge

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kellymrsfiona
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Nice place to sit see quay the restaurants, people walking around with an very nice atmosphere. Lovely

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ineida
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Lots of shops closed when visiting. Will be lovely when fully operational. Loved the Millennium Centre and Norwegian Church located there however. Welsh Assembly building impressive looking from outside.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nickythediva
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Took the boat to Mermaid Quay from the boarding point near to the Castle. There was nothing there to do or see except eat and drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rees W
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Good restaurants (apart from Salt) but a pity no boat rides on reasonably pleasant winter days. The world should not come to an end n winter. Not even tours available in Cardiff in January.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janetlopes2005
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Great venue nice for walking and lots to do Many choices for eating , not many retail shops but a nice atmosphere and pleasant view of the bay

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RealityCheck2013
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Visited in November 2018 with friends. The area is nice and interesting enough but there is very little to do here except eat and drink. We did visit a craft fair in the Norwegian Church and looked at the Welsh Assembly building which is spectacular...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dawnl795
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

We were staying over xmas period at Marriott Hotel and on xmas night wanted to see cardiff bay and get some fresh air. Mermaid Quay was quiet as most if bars and restaurants were closed for xmas. We had a walk around abd was surprised...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Situated amongst some breathtaking views and architecture are a multitude of establishments to ensure an enjoyable visit. Although slightly weighted towards chain restaurants there are some hidden gems (although the recent closure of the superb pearl of the orient is a huge loss) and some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 May 2017|
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Response from NYLON_nomad | Reviewed this property |
All depends on your budget and interests.
terry v
15 September 2015|
Response from Mermaid_Quay_Cardiff | Property representative |
Hi Terry The public toilets are located upstairs by the entrance to The Glee Club. The entrance to upstairs is opposite GBK on Bute Street. Hope this helps. Thanks
31 May 2015|
Response from yellowbelliedlady |
Sorry, didn't use the sofa bed but if it's anything to go by the main bed was very comfy.