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Rockin Chair - CLOSED

62-64 Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 6LT, Wales
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible27%
21 Dec 2013
18 Jun 2013
“Our second visit !”
Restaurant Hours Closed
62-64 Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 6LT, Wales
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

Four of us turned up last week (Dec 17th) only to find that it has closed; workmen are inside making alterations. They didn't know if it would be re-opening, or if it would be something else. DO NOT MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE! Even their website...More

1  Thank Hilta
Reviewed 18 June 2013

We decided to go back for a second visit when a Living Social deal came up as we had been impressed by the food during our first visit. The exterior and interior haven't changed since our last visit. The entrance on Lower Cathedral Road is...More

Thank MsYDW
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Four of us visited on a Thursday night with a voucher deal. This is an unpretentious cafe, quite roomy inside, so you don't find yourself sitting on another diners lap. The decor reminds me of the 70s with the wallpaper but I understand this is...More

Thank BFGWales
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We visited the Rockin Chair with a Groupon voucher, otherwise we would never have come across it. Don't be put off by the exterior, the staff are welcoming and attentive and the atmosphere is good, although the music was a little too loud. The menu...More

Thank 725Dee
Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

Having bought a voucher which was great value, I have been looking forward to visiting this place for a while. Service was great and music was exactly what I wanted after a busy day in work to unwind. Only thing is that I played it...More

1  Thank MoneyMarc
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We visited with a voucher deal. Early Saturday evening so the place was reasonably quiet but i can imagine it livens up a fair bit as the night progresses. Nothing fancy about the place and, yes, it was a tad on the chilly side but...More

1  Thank Toosoups
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Hm what can i say, looks like run down pub, they call it Jamacian i call it Jafaken. Meaning if you looking for authentic Jamaican food do not dine here the food is terrible, to be honest the dumpling had a gritty taste to them....More

Thank Bigchime
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Went here with a Living Social voucher. Was made to feel welcome straight away. Atmospehere was great & they had some calypso drum players. Had the Saltfish & Sweet & Chilli Sauce and the Jerk Season Chicken, I was very happy with both. My partner...More

Thank SpicyRiceVeryNice
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Party of 9 went there for a friends birthday & after reading previous reviews were all looking forward to trying a taste of the Caribbean!! Well how disappointed were we - the only cocktail on offer was a 'rum punch' which unfortunately they had forgotten...More

Thank Andrea_M_1253
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Extrmely disappointing.Freezing cold.The only heater facing the staff not the diners.No range of cocktails , only a pre prepared rum punch that was far too sweet and lacked any trace of rum.no snapper, no oxtail-food passable.Not an experience to be repeated

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  • Address: 62-64 Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 6LT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
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