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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Catalan
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit 10/9/21. We arrived without having booked and were greeted warmly and made to feel very welcome and were soon seated. There was a wonderful, relaxed buzz about the place. We ordered a drink and eagerly studied the menu. This restaurant is also a...well stocked Spanish deli, so we had high hopes. Our order was taken and advice given concerning my husbands dairy allergy. Lots of yummy things for him to choose which in itself is a huge treat. We were not disappointed. We ordered 6 different dishes (olives, padron peppers, 1 slow cooked belly pork, 2 with octopus and the special of the day). Every dish was superb and the portions surprisingly large for tapas plates. We couldn’t finish everything. What had started out as going out just to find something to eat whilst in Cardiff overnight, to beak a long journey, had become a really fabulous and memorable evening. We’d give you 10 stars if we could. Many thanks to all the staff but especially to Judy and Jack.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We met up for a family reunion on Saturday 21 August, our age range from 15 to 86! We didn't know the place at all and were delighted with the whole evening. I recommend a table upstairs as it was noisy downstairs which wouldn't have...done for us on this occasion Our waiter Jack was brilliant - had us all in fits and was really knowledgeable. He totally made the start of the evening and nothing was too much trouble. The food and wine were excellent and we thought good value. All the staff were friendly and helpful and the service was very good. The members of our party who live in Cardiff (we came from Guildford and Portsmouth) definitely plan to return. We could so do with a bar like this in Guildford!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

What a revelation, great service, smiling staff and besides the wine... Just had to go for some gambas... Faultless... Thank you

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

Visited with my partner for my birthday, outstanding service and such a knowledgeable team. Believe them when they give you a recommendation of how many dishes to order as we over ordered and were stuffed on really delicious moreish food.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Strongly recommended by a friend so had high expectations but sadly didn't reach them. Service wasn't great, no table check which would've been good as the fried fish was extremely bland and oily so would've changed that. The pork was meant to be served pink...but was overcooked and tough, patatas bravas was nice and nice olives but the rest was mediocre for the price. Few things ordered that were unavailable which is avoidable sometimes but can't say I'd recommend as the visit was quite underwhelming for a nice birthday/results day celebration. Its a shame as could be a fantastic spot as its in a great location. Would probably visit again on the chance it was just a bad first impression but can't say I'd recommendMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 9 August 2021 via mobile

We arrived and had the menus explained to us. There were vast wine options and Jack (? - floppy haired young guy) had an excellent wine knowledge and happily took the time to walk us through the options. The food arrived quickly, but there was...no rush or pressure to order, meaning we could order several dishes as we went along. Each dish was authentic and plentiful, meat and vege dishes alike. The dishes are certainly catered more towards meat eaters, but there were still a number of choices. Again, service from Jack was excellent from start to finish, and really added to the overall experience. A great experience and a good price for a solid 2 hours of eating and drinking!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 9 August 2021 via mobile

Second visit and already planning my third. Food is fantastic, fairly priced and generous portion size for tapas. I don’t think you could go wrong with any of the wine on offer either, we were recommended some excellent Albariño. Lastly, and arguably their best feature...was the service. Hard working team who know their stuff. Could not fault it. Thank you for a brilliant eveningMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021

First time back since lockdown (although been enjoying hamper deliveries!) Great atmosphere and brilliant friendly staff. Excellent food. Definitely recommend the Pulpo Feira. Great selection of cheese and meats and the Sanchez Romate Fino was delicious with the surprise dessert. Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021

If you want original rustic Spanish food and drinks, this should be your go to venue, if you haven't been your missing out on a great Cardiff restaurant! Great staff , great ambiance , great location, plus their sister venue vermut next door , try...the morriña cocktail, blew me away! I can't thank the staff enough for a fantastic evening where you try something new to eat and drink, their knowledge and passion for their products is inspiring.... estupendo!!!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021

Had dinner with friends, what a selection, what service and the most amazing food.. Thank you to the team, this is a first class restaurant

Date of visit: July 2021
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  • Food: 4.5
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