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Mermaid Quay

Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
CF10 5BZ
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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 personal pampering.The wealth of waterfront restaurants, cafes and bars with menus from around the world mean there's something for every taste and pocket - from a quick snack to a leisurely, luxury meal.And, if it's laughs you're after, there's nowhere better than the Glee Club - one of the UK's top stand-up venues.Meanwhile shops and services range from stylish boutiques offering hot fashions & accessories, fine foods, fabulous furnishings and great gifts to Ken Picton's award-winning hair dressing salon & spa.
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CF10 5BZ
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

There are some fantastic restuarants and bars in Mermaid Quay. The international food festival was on. Great stalls and great music.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were in mermaid quay to visit the glee club originally. However we went to the dr who experience on Saturday morning and wandered up through mermaid quay by the afternoon. The food festival was on and there were lots of stalls and people. We...More

Thank Lellie2009
Reviewed 11 July 2017

went here again last Friday just to have a drink with one or two friends...turned up at 21:00 live music in Salts, fantastic atmosphere both inside pub and out... love this place...it has everything!

Thank AndykTonyrefail
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I took the river taxi boat from Bute Park to the bay. The place is packed with bars, restaurants, and a few shops. There are great views of the bay. Every place has outdoor seating. Great meet up point and dinner spot.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Loads of bars, restaurants, ice cream parlour's everything you need for a lovely day out with great views over the bay Lots to do, nice walks and great places to just sit and chill

Thank Phil_Robo_1960
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great location to eat. Many restaurants serving every type of food, for every budget. Indoor and outdoor dining and great views over the Quay.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Mermaid Quay at the Cardiff at is somewhat overrated as a destination. Travelling there by a water bus from Cardiff City Centre costs 4 pounds and takes approximately 25 minutes. Once you land there; it's a little underwhelming because there isn't much other than a...More

Thank msunando
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Lots of fun for the family. Many restaurants, boat rides, carousel and great people watching. We enjoyed.

Thank cruisindruzin1
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Cardiff Bay which is only just out of the city centre is a must visit place. One can eat in many fine restuarants, take refresments in the many cafe's or have a drink or two at the numerous bars. It's very popular for young and...More

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My friend and I went here for the day hoping for shopping, food, and fun. Unfortantly there isn't much to do other than food. We did take a boat ride, grab lunch, and get icecream. However if you don't want to do Dr. Who which...More

Thank nicoletravels09
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Linda B
20 May 2017|
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Response from Normadroaming | 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