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JRC Global Buffet - CLOSED

Unit 16 Mermaid Quay | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
+44 29 2046 1333
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (41 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
DETAILS
Unit 16 Mermaid Quay | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 560 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017

had a table booked as my boyfriend and his family had been their before he recomended it to go, their was a wide range of different foods on offer and all was nice and tasty and all hot was good flavours and nice deserts aswell...More

Thank kathryne762
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Hello kathryne762, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your JRC experience. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Awful experience, will not be returning again and that is a promise. The food was such a poor standard and I am almost certain that the meat was not what is was labeled to be. When complaining to the manager he refused to do anything...More

Thank Kirsty208
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear Kirsty208, We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited on a Sunday after a walk around the bay, first impression was that it is a large open plan space with as many tables crammed in as possible, we were a party of four so had a side table near the windows which was...More

Thank bethanlewis65
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear bethanlewis65, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. We hope that you will visit...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Visited the restaurant with family, chose this place as it was convenient to cater to each taste. The atmosphere of the restaurant is awful as they have crammed as many tables in as possible. The buffet was poor, very poor quality food, many of which...More

1  Thank Kirsty208
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Hello Kirsty208, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

I re-visited JRC for a friend's birthday despite being hesitant to do so since my previous experience was awful, and it has only got worse. Cardiff Bay has much nicer places. AVOID.More

Thank H_Travel_H
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear H_Travel_H. We are so sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would like to discuss your experience and the issues in more detail, please...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I used to visit this location when it was Cosmo. Had some terrific food there over the years. Going back last weekend I noticed the name change, but decided to give it a go anyway. Inside it looks identical to Cosmo, but that is where...More

Thank BallouBear
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear BallouBear, thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would like...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The owners of JRC global buffet should be ashamed. At first eating there seemed like an amazing idea as the building was beautiful. However, the food tasted like it had been left for three weeks and was not appetising to say the least. The majority...More

1  Thank notreallypinkhair1
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear notreallypinkhair1, thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would like...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Always went here when it was cosmo and took both my boys in the afternoon many times there wasn't always a lot of selection as there was in the evening but it was more expensive. Thought we would give it a go since changing over...More

Thank Alli M
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Derar Alli M, thanks for your review, We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Been to the red hot buffet in cardiff city centre which is now owned by jrc. Where do I start apalling not the word. Disgusting levels of cleanliness and food hygiene- plates filthy, floor covered in food, every surface greasy even faeces on Wall of...More

3  Thank gibbow101
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear gibbow101, thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would like...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

When this place opened as Cosmo, the service, food, decor and cleanliness was all pretty efficiently run. Unfortunately standards aren't quite so high these days. The food can unfortunately be tasteless and courses are now eaten on a table full of dirty plates from the...More

1  Thank Lucas H
JRCGlobal, Manager at JRC Global Buffet, responded to this review

Dear Lucas H, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so sorry to hear that your visit left you disappointed. As we always look to improve, we will pass on your feedback to the management team. If you would...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 16 Mermaid Quay | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2046 1333
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