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Chai Street


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


US$5 - US$13
Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Truly amazing, my wife and I had three Tapas starters 3 pints of beer (Kingfisher) and two sizeable main courses, Aromatic minced lamb with Bhatura for £34.61. at least half the price we would expect to pay will be living in London. This is not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank drboconnor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars and they have converted a meat eater to the veggie thali. It is fantastic value and as close to eating real Indian food without travelling to India. We always visit the Canton site.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PaulMM1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even the rice is microwaved. All you can hear is ping, ping, ping. If you like freshly cooked ingredients cooked in the traditional Indian way, then this place is not for you.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Highly recommend the food, quite frankly, it was amazing - the most delicious, and best value for money in the city centre, by far. However it was hugely let down by our waiter on the evening. He was quite honestly, ignorant, rude and completely inattentive...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jacklongley
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

We came a couple with two children to have lunch, it wasn't very busy. Everything we tried was wonderful and the environment and the service were great! They have veddie options and kids menus. The local is small and warm, without pretensions what give it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank famoscmos
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

The menu looked interesting and went to this place late evening for dinner. The place was quaint and reminded me of the corner cafes and eat-outs in Southern India. The staff were very friendly and I ordered the Chai street ale, vegetarian thali with the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 886venkats
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Quick lunch stop here. We had the tapas selection which was delicious and just enough for 2. Really tasty.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Doreen S
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

A busy Saturday night so seated in the ‘extension‘ at the back which was fine. Very good polite service and help with the menu. Food is excellent - ‘proper thali’. Good value. Definitely return.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Comets01
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

I was impressed by the menu but dissapointed by the food. The menu is well thought out and informative but the food was completely lacking the essential ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander so it was spiced but not flavorful and not representative of the diversity of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

First visit today to Chai Street, delicious Thali food , reasonably priced, add to this great service! Highly Recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
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6 July 2018|
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Response from Ankur C | Property representative |
Yes, Sir, our meat is halal.
11 April 2018|
Response from Ankur C | 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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