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La Cha Cha

Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
+44 29 2045 5955
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“tapas” (135 reviews)
“cha cha cha” (39 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I'd been trying to convince the wife to go here for a while, but as she's not a huge fan on tapas it had been a struggle, however finally she gave in and booked a table. The setting is lovely and on a warm summers...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had a lovely Tapas lunch which was very filling We shared the three Tapas for £12. 50,which was delicious. We loved the décor,you could have been in Spain,shame Greggs is across the road spoiling the view We will definitely come again next time we...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely ambience- cute decor. Friendly but abominable service. The restaurant was pretty empty and yet we had to repeatedly request service. Drinks took forever, the waiter got our orders wrong, food took a long time to arrive, one item didn't even arrive but was still...More

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Came for a post dinner drink waited 15 minutes for someone to take our order at the bar despite there being several members of staff free to serve. Then waited another 15 minutes to pay the bill. Shame as we had a lovely time last...More

3  Thank Holly B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service. Charming and helpful. Fantastic food especially the sizzling prawns, the garlic mushrooms and the tortillas. Fantastic atmosphere. Best Tapas I'd had in years

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Having been regular visitor to this restaurant for a few years now I've always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. There has been changes with the chefs over this time as some dishes have changed for the good and some for the poor. Me and...More

Thank RobinWilliamson
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Sorry guys but £17.95 for a "litre" of sangria which equated to 2 glasses with a lot of ice and not that much alcohol was a massive appointment. More disappointing was when I mentioned it to staff and the answer was that I would pay...More

Thank Taffie
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I came here last month and absolutely fell in love! It's absolutely beautiful on the inside! It's a work of art. The food is also amazing and the wine! Absolutely beautiful here and I couldn't recommend enough! The staff are also lovely. There was a...More

Thank Shannon N
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I was taken here 2 years ago and was blown away by how unbelievably delicious the food was. I have gone back constantly with friends and family and even had my graduation meal here as I knew how amazing the food is. The staff are...More

Thank jeaniew23
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great place , lovely staff and excellent food . Got to try the steaks that you cook yourself , absolutely gorgeous

Thank Sorrel M
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6 April 2017|
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Response from jackie_rogers59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are outside table and in my experience it is always advisable to pre book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2045 5955
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