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Yakitori #1

) #45 of 914 Restaurants in Cardiff ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
+44 29 2049 5050
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (124 reviews)
“maki rolls” (21 reviews)
“yakisoba” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
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101 - 110 of 398 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, good attentive service, brilliant atmosphere...... Can see the kitchen preparing your food and the jasmine tea is great

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Visited during a break in Cardiff, went really early for dinner (or maybe too late for lunch) so restaurant was completely empty. Sit on the kitchen bar you can see how the Chefs work or chat with them, which is quite nice. Only tried a...More

Thank Marco R
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I often struggle with my allergies when I eat out, people ask me and pretend they understand and then totally ignore them when it comes to drinks or food. The Yakitori staff were very helpful, made menu recommendations around my allergies and made sure they...More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Unbelievable food, fabulous service, wonderful atmosphere... I went for a meal a Yakitori not expecting a great deal, but left with a feeling of not just satisfaction, but genuine disebelief at how good the food actually was. As a vegetarian, I was sceptical about what...More

Thank F27nel44
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Have had another wonderful meal at Yakatori, as always service cannot be faulted, the food is beautifully fresh and stunnigly presented. Service is also swift and unobstrusive, with drinks regularly replaced and genuine enquiries made as to whether we are enjoying our food. The open...More

Thank YumYumCardiff
Reviewed 18 February 2016

By far, my favourite Japanese restaurant! The food is absolutely amazing and it just tastes like I'm in Japan again! I love how you can select lots of dishes and eat them all together, I love the chocolate and orange cake that is amazing, I...More

1  Thank Jollyjjo R
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Very few places that serve decent Japanese food and this is certainly one of the best in Cardiff as far as I know. A solid place for Japanese cuisine.

Thank DilipTG
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I regularly go here with my brother for Sunday lunch, as I did earlier today. The food is excellently prepared and presented, fresh and delicious. We usually order from their lunch time menu which is superb value for money. I've discovered the green salad which...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Felt to me like a better version of a wagamamas. Great food, great value, quick service. We had 3 courses each for less than £20

Thank Wikumj
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Was hoping to find that the sushi spot 10mins walk from our new home was to be The One. Sadly disappointed. Service was slow & inattentive. Not unpleasant but noticeably absent. No-one asked how our food was at any point & I was often left...More

2  Thank Phoenix177
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2049 5050
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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