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“Great meat! ”
Review of Madeira

Madeira
Ranked #46 of 1,326 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Centre
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

We've been coming to this restaurant over the years in different groups/party sizes and never been disappointed. The quality of meat & fish on offer is superb.

Menu is traditional but there's always specials of different meat/fish available. The menu differs slightly between lunch and evening - with some set lunch menus available on certain days. Majority of main dishes(evening menu) come with standard sides of - diced potato, battered cauliflower(firm favourite) & peas but there's lots of optional extras also available.

The Espetadas (kebabs) are beautiful and a popular choice.

Decor is traditional with low ceilings and (faux) open beams that makes for a welcoming & relaxed atmosphere.

Good portion sizes and reasonably priced for the quality of food on offer.

Birthday celebrations are always made a fuss of - with the staff singing and music played etc

Booking is recommended as by evening they have 2 sittings only due to popularity.

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Outstanding food, I have been on holiday several times to Madeira and felt I was back there. The atmosphere is fabulous. Waiters can't do enough for you, very welcoming and quick service. I would recommend that you always book as when I have been it always seems popular. Give it a visit when in Cardiff. I will be back.

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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Madeira restaurant had a fantastic atmosphere and even better service. The food was out of this world and will definitely go back. I strongly recommend eating their as you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

The Madeira Restaurant near Queen, Street Station in South Wales, is a fabulous Portuguese Restaurant. Don't be out off by the small entrance! Because once inside it has seating for a number of people. The steaks and chicken are so big, thick and juicy and cooked to perfection! My husband and I have been several times and have not had a bad meal to date. Whatever you order you will be given a tureen of battered cauliflower, peas and cubed fried potato. The kebabs when delivered to your table are hung from the ceiling, so you have the option of sharing !

Other than steak or chicken they do a wide selection of fish and specials, and the service is brilliant. The waiters are all lovely and nothing is too much trouble! Service is so quick, not to the extent that you are having to rush your food, but I would be surprised if you could find fault with this place.

No matter what evening you go to the Maderia, it nearly always has a full house, which need I say more about this place. Would recommend you book should you wish to visit! And would recommend you give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank Laytos118
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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

We visited Madeira for lunch and eat from their set menu. The starters (pate and garlic mushrooms) were okay if nothing special while the kebabs for main were very good. The service throughout was excellent though and we would probably go again.

Thank Nick J
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