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Chai Street

153 Cowbridge Road East | Canton, Cardiff CF11 9AH, Wales
+44 29 2022 8888
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
153 Cowbridge Road East | Canton, Cardiff CF11 9AH, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant looks slightly quirky from the outside. visited on a Saturday evening, was pretty much full with a great atmosphere. To be fair we had been at the cricket (A short walk away) and were late and the restaurant changed times easily. I think...More

Thank Travellinghatter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a recommendation which I now have to pay forward. If you’re in the area I’d thoroughly recommend Chai Street. Everything we ate was delicious (including the carrot dessert we were slightly wary of), and moreover the service was fabulous. Warm, friendly... welcomed as...More

Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We experienced wonderful service (thanks again Ankur!) and the food was exceptional and authentic. If you fancy an Indian when in Cardiff then go here.

Thank Joint A
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I'm a regular customer here and the quality of the food and service is second to none. Highly recommend it to someone who wants to try something different from the boring chicken tikka masala you get in most curry houses. Great value dining and intimate...More

Thank Mat J
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Introduced to this place by a friend. Impressed by the welcome and atmosphere. Food was simple but very good steering away from anglicised versions of Indian food. Went back the following week with my wife who loved it so much we visited their place on...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Most recent visit was with our 3 year old - there is always a warm welcome from the staff who are all lovely and really hospitable. Food is excellent standard and really delicious - personal favourite is the tali. Love coming here when looking for...More

Thank lcwatkins1
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I really wanted this place to be good. The look of the place from the outside and inside looks so cool and quirky. I honestly haven't tried the other meals but mine which is the popular choice of the restaurant (thali dishes) wasn't worth recommending....More

2  Thank Dale A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The atmosphere in here is always cosy and friendly. The staff really care about your experience. The food is always delicious and I'm never disappointed. Recently there has been a price increase but this is to be expected I suppose due to their success. It...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Was a real exercise trying something new. This isn’t your usual curry house! With help from, I think, the owner/manager though we got excellent advice and what cane was better than any of us expected. Food quality was superb, hot & delicious. They’re onto something...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Husband and I had a lamb curry and chicken curry with indian bread, a basket of poppadoms and chutnies. It was so delicious. Chicken curry was quite spicy which I wouldn't normally like but I just couldn' t stop eating it!...More

Thank lbolton646
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11 April 2018|
Response from ChaiStreet | Property representative |
Hello Maria, Hope you are well. We have 4 outlets in Cardiff please choose one convenient for you. Canton, High street, Bay and Wellfield Road . Please visit our website for more details. Hope to see you soon... More
Deborah V
26 December 2016|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of vegetarian options and although I cannot remember exact prices it was very reasonable. We went at lunchtime so again no problem. My wife is vegetarian and was happy if that helps. In Uganda at present so a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Cowbridge Road East | Canton, Cardiff CF11 9AH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2022 8888
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Chai Street brings the best of Indian city food to Cardiff for a taste experience on the go. Authentic and delicious street snacks and main courses brought to you by the team behind the multi award-winning Mint and Mustard.
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