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The Meating Place

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40 St. Mary Street | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
+44 29 2022 4757
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Hengoed, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always look forward to visiting The Meating Place and this time certainly didn't disappoint. Fabulous meal with the girls, with great service from the team. Will be back time and time again!

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Thank BexxyBoo92
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Thanks Becky. We're so glad you and the girls enjoyed your recent visit and as always, we look forward to cooking up a storm next time you join us. Kind regards, The Meating Place More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked in off the street to a great welcome once inside order was prompt and swift food came out absolutely amazing and hot . Tucked in and saw the quality of the food and taste of the dishes especially the meats the chickens Skewer and steak were bloody marvellous. Staff on the ball in this joint and have to say... More 

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Thank Matt Z
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Matt, Thank you for your lovely review. We're so glad you chose to pop in to The Meating Place for a bite to eat. We like to consider ourselves as one of Cardiff's hidden gems so we're so glad you were able to experience a meal with us. Please don't let this be your last visit, we will be... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never heard a bad word about this place and so booked myself and three visiting friends in for meal after completing an arduous day in the Brecon Beacons. The venue was a mixture of solid wood and ambient lighting and the smell that greeted us was only surpassed by the way the staff greeted us! Incredibly knowledgable about... More 

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Thank MalibuBenn
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, What a lovely review. We're so glad we could be the perfect ending to what was already a great day. We're so glad you enjoyed your meals and found our service exceptional. I'll be sure to pass your kind words on to the rest of the team. Please join us again soon, Kind regards, The Meating Place More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on recommendation from a friend and wasn't dissapointed. Great atmospere, fantastic food and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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Thank Birty73
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to cooking for you again in the future. Kind regards, The Meating Place More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decide to try as they had a special offer on skewers and it didn't disappoint the food was very nice and the waiter really interesting to speak to him told us all about the skewers and other places to try would recommend

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Thank Linda T
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review Linda. We're so glad you enjoyed your recent visit and our signature hanging skewers were well received. We hope you will join us again soon and try some of the other delicious dished The Meating Place has to offer. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancee and myself visited The Meating Place whilst on a short stay in Cardiff. It was recommended by the hotel receptionist. We wanted something a little bit special as it was my birthday. We had a very warm and friendly greeting. The food was of high quality. Service was excellent. If you are looking for a special meal and... More 

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Thank Paul H
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you chose The Meating Place to dine at whilst visiting Cardiff. It's also lovely to hear that we are being recommended by others. We hope you will think of us again next time you're in the capital. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned after visiting the The Meat in place for the first time . Excellent food , excellent service . My only complaint was that I ate too much . Will definitely return

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Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad that you and your husband enjoyed your visit. Sorry to hear you ate too much. That happens a lot I'm afraid as the food is just SOOO good :-) Hope to see you again soon, The Meating Place More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited early on a Friday evening excited as we'd wanted to try this place for a while. We were expecting good things mainly because of the reviews and of its links with the Potted Pig but unfortunately the overall experience was really disappointing for a few reasons: *Even though the place was empty we were placed in a drab... More 

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Thank 0_rhys_0
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Sorry to hear that you were anything but 100% satisfied. As you can see from the majority of reviews, this isn't the norm so we can only put this down to an unfortunate one off. Please accept our sincerest apologies and please join us again soon and allow us the opportunity to give you the true Meating Place... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the service was impeccable. The food we ordered was delivered swiftly and was cooked to perfection. A fantastic environment to sit, chat and eat good food. Don't miss out!

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Thank malcolmjames
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Malcom, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your recent visit to The Meating Place. We pride ourselves on exceptional food and service so it's great to hear that you were impressed. We hope you will join us again soon. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chateaubriand amazing melting in the mouth with black truffle and brie steak topper. Staff members very friendly and professional. Thank you for the experience!

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Thank Andrea M
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Andrea, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your recent visit to The Meating Place. Excellent choice with the chateaubriand. It's easily one of our favourite dishes and with an added brie and truffle topper.....well, what could be better? Until next time, The Meating Place More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St. Mary Street | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2022 4757
Description
We are a contemporary grill house based in the city centre that can boast a great steak menu including a 20oz t bone as well as a great selection of other meats including hanging meat skewers cooked on a real charcoal grill.The menus are based on food we love. At Meating Place we make every effort to keep our menus seasonal, which means using locally sourced products.

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