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The Empire Restaurant

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
157-159 Albany Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3NT, Wales
+44 29 2048 5959
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (33 reviews)
“poppadoms” (18 reviews)
“saag paneer” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
157-159 Albany Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3NT, Wales
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just to share my experience at the empire in cardiff, absolutely fantastic I received today, the waiter greeted me very kindly as I walked into to restaurant, I was able to take my time to choose my meal and offered drinks at the table. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sun_2306
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a meal with my friends at Empire restaurant and was really impressed with their level of service especially by the waiters who served me, they were polite and welcoming. the food there was really delicious and didn't have to wait long. definately will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hafsa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my family and hands down, this is the best Indian restaurant in Cardiff!! You have to give it a try, the food they serve is absolutely scrumptious 😍 Sammy was always there to make sure everything was running smooth. 10/10.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarwarhus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and nice relaxed atmosphere. The staff were very friendly. The Gurker masala was tasty!!!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davecardiff717
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty Good food. The staff were nice and friendly staff. We had a Good evening out with friends.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Davecardiff718
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience of the restaurant was great . Tip top food and service as well. Loved the starters and they played happy Birthday when the cake came out. Conversation with friends was average but ho hum I guess I am stuck with this lot.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dwebbar
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is scrumptious and the waiters are friendly and good fun. It was a lovely place to celebrate my birthday.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah B
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice curry for a friends birthday. The waiting staff were very friendly and managed our large group well (all orders correct). Only thing I would improve would be to have Lassi on the menu.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ian W
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really nice evening, nice food, and they brought in a cake for my mate's birthday and gave us little plates and spoons. Really friendly service, thanks!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sjenkins21
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal by a really accomodating staff. Would definitely come back and eat again for any event!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daniel P
Empire C, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much to all of you for your lovely reviews, we're extremely grateful! We enjoyed having your party at Empire and it's great to hear that you had a good time. The staff are all pleased by your kind words. Hope to see...More

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Seaside222560
23 November 2018|
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Response from Taffymoto22 | Reviewed this property |
No. Drinks are reasonably priced though, it’s not expensive.
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Janeydell
2 November 2018|
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Response from Empire C | Property representative |
We don't currently, sorry!
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charlesj305
2 November 2018|
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Response from Empire C | Property representative |
Hi, we currently have a 3 star and have amended the problem that caused it to drop. We are waiting on a re-inspection to take place as soon as possible so we can regain our usual 5 star rating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157-159 Albany Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3NT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 5959
  • E-mail
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