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“Great "Friday, after work" place!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mermaid Quay

Mermaid Quay
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US$15.80*
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City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #13 of 157 things to do in Cardiff
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Owner description: Overlooking the Bay and with a chic, cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mermaid Quay is where Cardiff comes to relax.Just five minutes from the city centre, it's the perfect destination for relaxing, partying or splashing out on a bit of retail therapy or personal pampering.The wealth of waterfront restaurants, cafes and bars with menus from around the world mean there's something for every taste and pocket - from a quick snack to a leisurely, luxury meal.And, if it's laughs you're after, there's nowhere better than the Glee Club - one of the UK's top stand-up venues.Meanwhile shops and services range from stylish boutiques offering hot fashions & accessories, fine foods, fabulous furnishings and great gifts to Ken Picton's award-winning hair dressing salon & spa.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great "Friday, after work" place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I love going down to the quay after work on a Friday, mainly to complete a mini bar crawl. Everyone is so happy there, lots of places to go and eat. Excellent during the summer when you can sit outside.

Visited January 2014
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“Great way to soak up rays”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Lovely experience walking, eating, sitting, taking photos. Lovely architecture of very new and old buildings. Recommended

Visited July 2014
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“lovely atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

good parking, a really nice outdoor area set on the quayside. The water bus & small boats adding to the atmosphere. Lots of restaurants and places to stop for a drink, coffee, ice cream. Statues and even a beach!

Cardiff has it all and Mermaid Quay is the Icing on the cake.

Visited July 2014
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“Lovely setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Has a good vibe! was busy to begin with until about 10pm and then got a bit quieter. Lots of restaurants to choose from and lovely setting.

Visited July 2014
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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“Afternoon stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

We walk around this area, and found it very calming, with some really great photo opportunity's, plenty of shops and restaurants, to just sit down and soak up the sun. I would recommend a visit.

Visited July 2014
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