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Address: Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Phone Number: CF10 5BZ
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Description: Overlooking the Bay and with a chic, cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mermaid Quay...
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.
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Great place to hang out with friends with eating, drinking and entertainment options for all. Lots of Boat rides and places of interest massive choice of places to eat and drink... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to hang out with friends with eating, drinking and entertainment options for all. Lots of Boat rides and places of interest massive choice of places to eat and drink, great little craft market too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great 'happening' place, lots of nice bars and restaurants in a lovely setting with nice views. Take a boat trip or have a go on the speed boats - great fun!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This part of Cardiff is great for finding a good place for lunch or dinner. Restaurants for every type of food. You can get here by river bus and the views are amazing.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If I could,I'd visit every week even if it were just to attempt to visit all the restaurants! The Millennium Centre has all the big West End shows & current films.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Good place to visit and worth the view, socially when it's not raining. You can see the bay and you're right next to Other famous spots. Good area for restaurants.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Mermaid Quay is perhaps one of the most notable renovations that Cardiff has undergone. What was once the industrial dockyard of Tiger Bay is now a beautiful promenade, filled with restaurants, shopping and entertainment with a beautiful view of the bay. The area is packed to the brim with history, and I'd say that its a place that you have... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

plenty of places to eat ! good atmosphere could have been on the continent such a vibrant place! from Italian, mexican spanish ...... you name it and the cuisine is there for you with a huge range of prices to suit anyones pocket!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

visited for two days this week, weather very wet, but walked round this area and saw lots of bars and restaurants, also lots of children's activities sadly closed due to weather conditions, boat trips did still seem to be running but didn't risk the water taxis as there was a sign up that said due to weather conditions this services... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I will never forget how much fun we had. The caveat is that we do not have carnivals like this in America. The ferris wheel goes like 80MPH, the slide gave us skin burns, and the fun house was an obstacle course. I know that sounds negative ... NO WAY! It was a carnival for the Extreme Sports fans. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A tourist area by day and party hell at night, if you are into clubbing, pub crawling, dress up for a night out, this is the place.

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