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Wahaca Cardiff

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Wahaca's first restaurant in Wales serves up the Tidiest Tacos on the Taff. Drop in for a taste of Mexican market eating in the heart of Cardiff, or a drink in the upstairs Rojito cocktail bar where there's fresh cocktails with a modern Mexican twist.
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tacos churros street food menu sweet potato and feta frijoles guacamole pork pibil burrito tapas plantains steak chicken our waiter mexican restaurant small dishes wait for a table food was amazing
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decent lunch stop here and the service is impeccable. Plenty of choice and all cooked well for a chain restaurant. Can get on the pricier side for a lunch stop when you end up having a few of the smaller dishes and sides each.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 19Redondo88
Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrived early evening on a Friday, place was buzzin. It had a good feel as we entered. Staff were welcoming & friendly. There appeared to be seating everywhere on about 3 levels. It was getting busy as it was Feb 14. No booking, we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Stephen M
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Stephen M! Thanks for the review! I'm really happy you had a nice time and enjoyed our Valentines set menu! We have set menus available all year round so we'd love to have you back to give one of those a try! Regards, Giverny

Reviewed 5 days ago

Atmosphere was great and food was excellent. Food came all together and was nice and hot. Service was great

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank momik
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Momik! Thanks for leaving this review! We pride ourselves on great food and great service so I'm really happy that you got to experience that. We all look forward to seeing you again! Regards, Giverny

Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been there twice this year. Food is great. However food gets served at different time. The last time I was there I didn’t get serviced till all the others in the group had finished eating. Food serving is very adhoc. Not very good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hycinth90
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Hycinth90 Thank you so much for your feed back. I'm sorry to hear that your recent visit didn't meet our usual high standard. I would like to chat further about this matter, if you could send an email to cardiff@wahaca.co.uk with some contact details...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

food and service was excellent. I was with a group of 10 and our order was cooked to perfection Will definitely return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gailykins66
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Gailykins66! Thank you for the great review! I'm glad you had a nice time and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit! Regards, Giverny

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been there for lunch in the center of Cardiff, amazing margaritas and fantastic mexican food, expecially tacos and burritos. 5 stars guys

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank U5763YPmarcoD
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi U5763YPmarcoD! Thanks for the kind words. I'm very happy you had a nice time on your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again for some tasty tacos! Many thanks, Giverny

Reviewed 1 week ago

27 of us visited here on a Friday night. No booking required. The service was excellent and the food amazing. Well worth it.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carolyn F
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Carolyn F! I'm very happy to hear you had a great night with us! We always save space for walk-ins, so you can always give us a try whenever you fancy it. Even without a booking! Thanks for leaving this great review! Many thanks,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely street food restaurant- lovely atmosphere and kind staff. The advantage of this restaurant is that you can have a few different meals and for the fussy eaters - could have a go - and they are so easy to share . We did...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank judyg501
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Judyg501! Thanks for taking the time to leave this great review. I too love our style of service, perfect for a big meal or a light snack! Please do come back as we would love to have you again! Many thanks, Giverny

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another order of mine has gone wrong here again. A few months ago I kept getting repeated orders of food being cold and having to be redone. After a few months break I've gone back to Wahaca to grab a meal to take away. In...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Welshgal51
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Welshgal51! Thank you so much for your feed back. I'm sorry to hear that your recent visit didn't meet our usual high standard. I would like to chat further about this matter, if you could send an email to cardiff@wahaca.co.uk with some contact details...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting and location, Friendly wait staff, run off their feet.. Speed of serive good. Food all cold. They did not charge for the beef dish as it was too tough to eat. Avocado old and cheese burnt. Bit dissapointed as had been before and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank millalder
Wahaca C, Host at Wahaca Cardiff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Millalder Thank you so much for your feed back. I'm sorry to hear that your recent visit didn't meet our usual high standard. I would like to chat further about this matter, if you could send an email to cardiff@wahaca.co.uk with some contact details...More

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Kenny M
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
Have you been served yet?
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Karen J
25 May 2016|
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Response from MizzTraveller | Reviewed this property |
It's right in the heart of Cardiff city centre, opposite John Lewis.
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17 December 2015|
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Response from WahacaHQ | Property representative |
We certainly do! Give us a call on 0207 734 0503 and we'll tell you how to get hold of one.
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