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Yakitori #1

| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
+44 29 2049 5050
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (148 reviews)
“maki rolls” (24 reviews)
“katsu curry” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After my second visit, I want to share my experience with others, so here is my review. I visited this restaurant for family lunch (1st time) and dinner (2nd time). my kids were 5 and 8. I have been to Japan and am familiar with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank H166
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to lots of Japanese restaurants, including the chains, but our meal was a cut above. Great maki and nigiri, all fresh and flavoursome. Only downside was that a few dishes didn’t come, but we didn’t press the point as we had over ordered;...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SRJB_London
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Whilst not offering the gimmicks of high street chains or the coziness of smaller establishments yakitori simply does sushi very, very well. Prices are consistent with the quality on offer, being neither cheap nor expensive. Easily the best sushi restaurant in Cardiff

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Phil_cox
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Great Sushi restaurant In Mermaid Quay in Cardiff. Extensive choice of Sushi and related Dishes. All the food was freshly made and extremely tasty. Highly recommended on a night out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HolidayGod
Reviewed 24 November 2018

It was our first time here and we will definitely be back amazing food and service . Great Value and Hugh portions .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A fabulous find with a great choice of food and service. Spotlessly clean. A large table of us went here not knowing what to expect and everyone was thrilled with their meals and experience.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We booked a table for our family for a birthday celebration. We said on the booking it was for a birthday celebration. When we arrived the restaurant was closed. We waited for around 20 minutes and called the restaurant several times but no response so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Quest57888795695
Reviewed 1 November 2018

In a wonderful location this restaurant has an excellent advantage. Service is good and the range of choices from the menu is very wide and, whilst there is really no cause for any complaint whatsoever, the tastes and some aspects of the food just lack...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Techcam54
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The Cardiff Bay Area has many chain restaurants. It is refreshing to find an independent restaurant where the food is freshly prepared and the staff are helpful.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ann2307
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had an enjoyable meal here on a Friday night. There is an extensive selection of authentic dishes to choose from so we picked a number of classics (Edamame, Gyoza) and some house specialities - the Dragon and the Salmon Firecracker. Of our 'starters' only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WineTravelandSong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2049 5050
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Yakitori #1 provides modern Japanese cuisine using the freshest ingredients from sustainable sources. It is the place to come for the best Sushi, Grilled Meats, Fish and Wok-Fried Noodles & Rice. The menu is alluring, the dishes are authentic with an emphasis on simple yet attractive presentation. Dishes are designed to be shared at the table or enjoyed individually. Enjoy superb Japanese food in the form of a light meal in an informal setting and watch our expert chefs at work in our open kitchen.
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