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Pizza Express

28 Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
+44 29 2047 2006
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dough balls” (39 reviews)
“pizza” (202 reviews)
“doughballs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
28 Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch on a busy Monday afternoon! It was a beautiful day so the restaurant we very busy! However I booked in advance in order to ensure that we had a table! Upon arrival, we were greeted by a lovely lady who...More

Thank ejmorgan2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service- slow, emotionless and incompetent Food - bland and lacking toppings or flavour Price- extortionate (and we had a 20 pound voucher!) I will never go back to a pizza express. So disappointing and does not compare to similar brand restaurants.

Thank ptjames91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what can one say it is your typical pizza express staff were friendly and the food was hot but average

Thank sned3077
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I have been to Pizza Express on countless occassions including quite a few times at this particular branch, unfortunately on Tuesday night this was far from the case. The Garlic bread had no garlic flavour, particularly when compared to the garlic butter...More

Thank DaveW87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pizza express is a long term favourite of mine. However, the dough balls were overcooked, and the lack of cheese on the pizza meant it was mainly tomato.

Thank Kayleigh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited whilst staying with friends on new years eve!!!really lovely atmosphere and all our food was great!!!!Kids enjoyed themselves and the staff were wonderful! I had dough balls with 3 dips,chicken pesto pasta bake and coffee with cake!!!all great!

Thank 259janel
Reviewed 14 January 2018

great food and great service, staff very helpful and food was nice and hot and fresh, a great night with the family

Thank chrisgough04
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is a large, airy restaurant with views over Cardiff Bay at Mermaid Quay. All the staff we met were really friendly, helpful, busy and enthusiastic. We both had leggera pizzas - which were ideal for us, and good and tasty. However, we have noticed...More

Thank tracerWarwick_
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Despite an obvious shortage of staff (evidenced by many tables not being cleared and only two staff waiting on tables) the service was courteous, helpful and timely. Lovely food as we have come to expect, (only one chef in evidence) but staff still able to...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

There was nothing Express about this restaurant, I actually thought my partner and I were invisible as we were ignored, not even acknowledged until the woman waitress decided she could be bothered to come and bring us a menu. We had to ask for a...More

Thank 40cat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2047 2006
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Cardiff Mermaid Quay offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. The restaurant is family-friendly, with particular attention given to children. Kid's Pizza Making Parties give kids the chance to design their own pizzas while having fun. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.
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