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Bar 44 Cardiff

15-23 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1DD, Wales
+44 333 344 4049
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (236 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (45 reviews)
“battered hake” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
15-23 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1DD, Wales
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stumbled across Bar 44 after leaving the rugby ground and decided to pop in for a drink. 2 hours later after a few more drinks and plates of tapas we finally left! Everything about this place was lovely, the team were friendly and welcoming,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D7471IVelaineb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best tapas in Cardiff. Great wine & beer. Fast, polite & knowledgable staff. A venue with real character.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank I9611KKjohnb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn’t think I was very hungry but the tapas was so nice I think we ordered more than we expected Relaxed ambience but standout for me was the knowledgable but friendly staff Not cheap but food was excellent

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RichardW99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in without a reservation this Saturday having had a fairly poor service at Marco Pierre’s, the gentleman on the reception desk could not have been more helpful, he politely explained how busy they were but managed to find us a small table for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank chrisjC4013RV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this by chance wanting a quick lunch with my daughter just before Christmas. We entered through the back door but were quickly looked after by what became a stream of friendly, helpful, calm and caring staff. Each member of the team were excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Andy_R_12661
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never eaten here before but will 100% be back. Staff were attentive and friendly. We started with drinks, good selection of reasonably priced red wine. As the place suggests, we ordered a selection of dishes, all delicious, good sized portions as well for tapas. Particularly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank pammF4484FP
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

5 star all round. Great staff across all branches. Was one of our parties birthday and they went out of their way to make the meal and drinks great!

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Had lunch here today with my daughter. Had a number of tapas to share and a large glass of Rioja. Food delicious, wine excellent and service good too. We’ll be back, hopefully soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank m0untain
Reviewed 3 December 2018

The service was efficient, friendly and really good advice on which dishes to choose. The food was absolutely delicious. Wines good, very reasonably priced. Atmosphere was chatty but not too loud. Nearly full on a Sunday night. It was recommended by the indigo hotel which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank joannelcoen
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

On a long awaited night out for a girly and foodie catch up with my cousin. Started with an inspired chilli and lemongrass martini and a delectable sweet and fruity sangria. An excellent selection of tapas followed. We refuse to watch anything. Ever now without...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank rebeccahU5702ZD
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2018|
Response from NatalieCowbridge | Property representative |
Absolutely, we have a separate vegan menu. If you call the restaurant, they will send you a copy of the current one. Hope to see you soon
8 September 2016|
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Response from Meerkat007_9 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-23 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1DD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 333 344 4049
  • E-mail
The Bar 44 Group of Tapas Bars are all slightly different with their own unique menus and ambience. There is, however, one common theme which runs through them all....the passion and desire to bring the very best food, drink and hospitality from modern Spain to the heart of South Wales - Cowbridge, Penarth, Cardiff Bar 44 tapas We have 2 kitchens in Cardiff, La Despensa & De La Cocina Some of our favourite regional spanish produce served from la dispensa kitchen next to the bar. Last orders for food 23:30 Fri/Sat, 22:30 Mon-Thurs, 21:00 Sun. de la cocina Our current tapas dishes from the main kitchen. Last orders for food 22:00 Mon - Sat, 21:00 Sun. drinks The Bar 44 wine list won the Harpers Spanish Heroes Award 2015 Best Wine List and we are proud to offer nothing but Spanish wine across the board. Superb sherry, cava, beers, gins, cocktails and much more available.
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