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13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
+44 29 2034 4044
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to come here with my girlfriend because Michelin guide recommended and we love Italian food. Very warm welcome by waiters, simple set menu, but very good choices. Food was amazing, very nice presentation. We had monkfish pasta with aubergine, cherry tomatoes, garlic, chilli and pan fried sea trout with canellini bean pure and green beans salad. Highly recommended.

Thank hikiati
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with super staff. The pasta was stunning as you hope with an Italian restaurant. Would certainly return.

Thank gareth j
Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for dinner after an amazing show at The New Theatre. The restaurant is cosy and the food was really great! The host and waitress were very friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful evening with great food and good wine. Highly recommended!

Thank cathymP4326RO
England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined here last night ,as my daughter works next door,and said how nice the staff were to her. Amazing, amazing ,the food was too die for,the staff were so nice,we arrived as strangers ,and left as friends,what a absolutely stunning experience. The menu was superb,small ,but totally adequate ,,fresh produce, very tasty, Thank you again will see you as... More 

Thank David N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for two for my partners birthday and as usual, everything was perfect! 8course taster menu with wine to pair consisting of foie gras, venison tartare, a fish soup, fillet of cod with potatoes salad orange onion and pomegranate, sirloin of veal with jus and roast potato and Japanese artichoke, shoulder of lamb with sweet carrot and parsnip,... More 

Thank Marco I
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.. the nicest Italian restaurant we have been to. Booked for 17.30, as we were going to a concert afterwards. Arrived right on time, to a very warm welcome. Glasses of Prosecco to welcome us! Not a huge menu (good sign) and not a pizza in sight. Starters of goat's cheese(1) and beef fritter(1) were lovely. We both decided on... More 

Thank hollandNorthDevon
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With work colleagues we had a fantastic meal with great service. Nice find just off the main city centre. Highly recommended

Thank Christines_Friend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a family meal one busy Friday night and had an all round excellent experience - we would thoroughly recommend it for food, service, welcoming attitude and price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Three of us went to Casanova's on a Saturday lunchtime on the off chance they could fit us in. We were made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived and throughout the meal. One of our party is vegetarian and although there were vegetarian options she fancied one of the other dishes and asked for the dish without the... More 

Thank Jane M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Had a fantastic meal on a busy Saturday night with 14 friends. We had pre chosen from the Autumn a la Carte menu and every dish was delicious. We were seated upstairs which had just two larger tables creating a relaxed atmosphere with attentive and friendly staff that got everything just right

Thank SuB27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2034 4044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?