Café Quarter is a modern, brasserie-style restaurant that offers a variety of dishes like the Chicken Pakora, Lamb Passanda and the spicy Lamb Tikka Massala. These are bound to make your visit unforgettable. Located in the heart of this bustling city, the restaurant is easy to get to. Arrange a party or a family function at this posh venue and have a nice time in its relaxed atmosphere. The place is also good for corporate meetings. For more details check the website.
The magnificent Venetian facade of the Browns building matches its high-quality food and drink and the somewhat lavish ambiance inside. The outside tables serve as a hip student/professional hang-out, making it very much a place to be seen. Everything is rather grand and impressive: the food ranges from Mediterranean-inspired dishes to old favorites such as steak and Guinness pie. As for drinks, you could stick to wine or beers, but when you can get cocktails mixed and shaken before your very eyes, why would you have anything else? It really comes alive in the summer, with barbecues held on the terrace and there's live jazz on Friday and Sunday evenings throughout the year.
Located at the heart of the Welsh capital, Cafe Citta is one of Cardiff's favorite Italian restaurants. Almost a blink-n-miss on the Church Street, flanked between overpriced restaurants and businesses, this little eatery finds a niche community of patrons who love coming here for their drool-worthy, flavorsome and unpretentious Italian fare. Offering generous portions of truly delectable renditions of dishes like Pollo alla Romana, Cafe Citta is home to some of the tastiest wood-fired pizzas that Cardiff boasts of. Playing the value-for-money card, this wondrous little gem has a lot up its sleeves. There are some drool-worthy veggie options like pizza patate and penne vegetariane for our vegetarian friends too. If you're hankering for some wholesome Italian cibo, without the frills but a lot of character, Cafe Citta is the place to be!
Calabrisella pampers your palate with delicate Italian flavors. This restaurant specializes is serving some of the best pizzas in the city. Besides pizzas, Calabrisella offers sandwiches and other Italian delicacies to enjoy. Pair your meals with refreshing beers, wines or other beverages offered on their beverage list. Complete your meal with some sinful delights offered on their dessert menu. The warm and friendly staff and delicious food is sure to make you come back for more.
Located at the main entrance to Bute Park, Pettigrew Tea Rooms take the quintessential British Tea up a notch or two. Established in 2012, this charming, dainty place serves the best afternoon tea around; for which reservations are highly recommended. Offering a range of teas like their delightful Angel Tea that infuses the regular green tea with a delicious peach flavor and the lovely Lavender Grey that wafts an insane, haunting lavender aroma, this place will please even the most cynical tea critic. Apart from these amazing teas, they serve a range of elegant finger foods such as smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwich, beef and horseradish sandwich and jam-topped scones before they display a long, long line of cakes - lemon drizzle, Victoria sponge, carrot and pecan, and banana bread, to name a few. If not for the teas, come over for the gourmet finger foods, if not for that, the cakes will definitely pull you in!
Strangely enough, balti cooking originated not in India but in Birmingham. The style of cooking - everything together in one pot which is brought sizzling hot to the table - proved so popular that it spread rapidly throughout the UK. The Jewel Balti is one of Newport's most popular spots for a late night curry. Traditionally decorated and furnished, and managed by friendly staff, its out of town location is still close to several good pubs. The baltis are the house speciality, of course, with chicken, lamb, seafood and vegetarian options on offer. But there's also a good range of Indian dishes to choose from, from mild and creamy chicken kormas to fiery curries.
This little deli is tucked away in the corner of the main square in Newport, but it's worth looking out for because, once through the doors, you will find a clean and pleasant place to eat with a range of baguettes made to order. The main menu has all the usual baguette fillings, but for something different, check out the daily specials board. Examples of specials are mozzarella, basil and sun-dried tomato baguette and mushroom melt with tuna and cheese. There is also a range of unusual, mostly Italian, biscuits, cakes and ice-creams available.
A pretty little cafe and restaurant set on a side road close to the Cambrian Centre, the Upper Crust is decorated in country farmhouse style with lots of frills and flowers and pine furniture. The seating area is small so the cafe can become crowded, but catch it at a quiet time and you'll enjoy the cozy, friendly atmosphere. The menu covers everything from drinks and snacks to full lunches. Upper Crust is more popular as a take away joint.
Clancy's is a food stall located in the Cardiff Central Market. With no seating, this place only serves take-out, and the menu consists of only vegetarian and vegan dishes such as samosas, lasagna, aduki bean balls, Moroccan roast and a lot more. They also have some interesting desserts in store, such as the vegan banana bread. One can also purchase authentic spices and oil from their stall, to add some more flavor to your own cooking.
Chutney Roti pampers your palate with enticing Indian flavors as you dine here. Experts chefs Arvind Rawat, Mahesh Rathudi and Guru Prasad expertly design the menu that surprises your taste buds and take you on a culinary journey to India. Devour the Samosa Chat, Battered Amritsari Fish, Chicken Tikka Masala along with various Indian flat-breads or other varieties from their menu that will leave you asking for more. Vegetarians need not fret as the restaurant serves ample of vegetarian delicacies. The chic interiors and warm hospitality ensure you a pleasant dining experience. So, take a break from your regular meals and indulge yourself in the scrumptious Indian dishes at Chutney Roti.