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Shaam Nights

116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
+44 29 2048 2824
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (113 reviews)
“hummus” (113 reviews)
“rice” (151 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant had tasty food and was clean with good customer service and I would recommend the hummus as it is well done

Thank Sultana2259
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for a special occasion celebratory meal and were not disappointed! For starters we had the mezze platter and boy oh boy those falafels were definitely the best we ever had ! We continued with the mixed grill platter which arrived on a gorgeous and...More

Thank 382angelikim
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service. Definitely a good place to go if you want to eat a lot of tasty meat! A lot of choice, a good choice of starters and really tasty drinks. Would definitely recommend if you are staying in Cardiff and fancy something a little...More

Thank 315alanc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very helpful. Excellent for vegans (they are willing to make set dishes vegan). Owner takes great pride in offering an excellent dining experience. Grilled veg is the best I've ever tasted and the Mezze platter is divine! And the Shaam nights cocktail is lush!

Thank Anna O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The environment is beautiful and really clean. The staff helpful and polite. The food is tasty and the portions are generous! The prices are very reasonable as well. Overall the quality of the food was outstanding! I totally recommend this place!

Thank Eleni G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cash only, no alcohol on the premises rules of the house aroused my curiosity. Fantastic, unique decor imported from Syria is makes you think you are on the far side of the Med. Staff were quick to serve us, the menu listed dishes we had...More

1  Thank F5811TVmartinl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This the best place to eat on City Road. The food is so tasty and the quality of the meat is far beyond any of the food places around. The quality of the service is great it’s a family run business and the owner is...More

1  Thank Criticalsoul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time i go to shaam nights it gets better and better Food is amazing, great atmosphere Extremely friendly staff and manager I highly recommend the chicken shish!

1  Thank lmyburke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely decorated, low traditional music, good service and very good food. The "mezzas" are excellent as a starter and I'd advise on the "chicken skewers" simply delicious. Fairly priced and good value for money. Note: No alcohol served obviously. One of the best Lybian restaurants...More

Thank jbrover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve seen this place mentioned a lot and have been meaning to visit for a while and weren’t disappointed, between the two of us we had a couple of hot starters and a mixed grill, all cooked beautifully. The flavours were great and the selection...More

Thank U4081ZUdavew
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17 March 2018|
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Response from Admin-sn | Property representative |
No, but there is in-street parking with an hour restriction before 1700. No restriction afterwards, also side streets to park in none residential designated places. It is customers responsibility to check and look out for... More
Awais S
2 April 2017|
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Response from Admin-sn | Property representative |
It is cash only
28 March 2017|
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Response from LewPontypridd | Reviewed this property |
No strictly no alcohol 😐
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 2824
  • E-mail
Sunday Times Magazine and news paper has mentioned few times that Shaam Nights one of the three best Middle Eastern grill houses in the UK visit our website for more details. Shaam Nights has also been announced on Wales on line as one of the best in Wales. Shaam Nights is a rather elegant dining experience and sets itself apart from the rest both inside and out. With a beautiful, rustic tiled floor, stained glass and bronze lanterns and noticeably deep cushioned seats. Shaam Nights offers you a rare opportunity to taste its HALAL Authentic Syrian Cuisine at the heart of Cardiff. Shaam nights is conveniently located close to City centre, less than ten minutes walk or a couple of minutes driving.
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