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Stefano's

Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9NR 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
+44 29 2037 2768
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9NR 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
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1 - 10 of 247 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for my works do, first time at the restaurant, staff very friendly and food was amazing The owner was in the restaurant serving his customers which was lovely to see and the atmosphere was full of life Will definitely be going back again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chippyhunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous. From the moment we entered until we left! The food was great and the service, attention and atmosphere just brilliant!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit so wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, however we weren’t disappointed and I can honestly say that this was the nicest Italian meal I’ve had in a long time and will definitely be returning. Upon our arrival we received a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AfroWales73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was high quality and the service very friendly. Special meal. Cozy homey surrounding and dreamy courses. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Escape43752025921
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I would say that this restaurant deserves 3.5! Food was just ok in terms of taste and presentation! I don’t think I will be back. Service was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Been to Steffanos twice and have thoroughly enjoyed both times, the staff are extremely friendly and welcoming, the owner went out of his was to make sure we were enjoying the food. Would have to recommend the Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli either to start or...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

How very disappointing to see a small family run restaurant decorated traditionally and look forward to it with friends then dine upon defrosted pre packaged desserts and very bland pasta. Service was seriously lacking-chatting away rather than being attentive-but then the restaurant was dead! No...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank IrenemargaretH
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We had dinner at Stefano's for the first time, and will be back again very soon. The food is excellent, authentic Italian cuisine and plentiful portions. The service was wonderful and there is a great atmosphere in the restaurant. If you are a fan of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PeteJCullen
Emilia N, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you Pete for the 5-star review! We are more than happy to hear you enjoyed the food and that you found the service wonderful! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive service and wonderful food. Stefano’s Italian Restaurant ticked all the boxes. We dined on marinated olives, Pasta Penne and Veal, washed down with Pinot Grigio. Perfectly cooked and reasonably priced. Recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 701blairf
Emilia N, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for this 5-star review! As a small business owner, it means the world to us to have your support and we're glad to hear you enjoyed the food! Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing we had a lovely New Year’s Eve dinner! Loved the food, staff were so friendly and welcoming. Hope to return again when we next visit Cardiff! Happy New Year!

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Hannah M
Emilia N, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for choosing Stefano's and for taking the time to write a review. We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful New Year's Eve meal with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, grazie!

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Lissa69
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Yes we have gluten free pasta available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9NR 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2037 2768
Description
Serving high quality Italian cuisine, Stefano's is decorated with an authentic Italian bistro look and original artwork of famous Italian scenery, situated a short walk from the city centre in the popular Pontcanna area of Cardiff. Winners of Best Italian 2012/13 in the South Wales Echo, Stefano's is a family-run business and the proprietor, Stefano Caramella, is on-site to ensure a professional, friendly service to accompany the exquisite food prepared by the chef. Enjoy eating in the restaurant or dine al fresco on the heated patio during the warmer months of the year. Stefano's offers a fantastic a la carte menu, including Italian favourites and exotic specials, as well as fresh fish and specials boards available daily. To complement your meal perfectly, the restaurant also invites you to choose from an extensive range of international wines from the cellar.
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