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13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
02920344044
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 329
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Food, wine, service. Hard to beat in Cardiff. Never been treated less than very well when visiting here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Dave R
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Food, wine, service. Hard to beat in Cardiff. Never been treated less than very well when visiting here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Just had a delicious meal at this lovely little restaurant. Just right on so many levels. 1. My colleague is vegetarian. She didnt fancy the risotto set veggie option. Was this a problem...not a bit. The friendly knowledgable host spoke to the chef and offered 4 more excellent alternatives. Proof of a genuine chef in the kitchen. 2. Lovely welcome,... More 

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I yesterday enjoyed another memorable meal at Casanova. Everything about this little Italian restaurant, tucked down a small lane in the centre of Cardiff, is spot on. From Selim, Galia and teams front of house service, to the food produced by Robert and his team in the kitchen, it's all first class. Visiting any one of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great service and amazing food! The wine was good. The only thing that might put people off is the exterior of the restaurant. It looks very glammy and shiny, with lots of stickers on the door. Look past this and come in. The owners are far removed from this image. They are kind and attentive and the food is wonderful!!

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We visited on a Saturday for lunch based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were met by the Manager who seemed genuinely pleased to see us! We decided to have the Special 3 course lunch and had bean stew and pickled sardines as starters, vegetable Rissotto and Lamb ragout for mains followed by Tiramasu and Panacotta for pudding. All excellent and couldn't... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Been here twice now Had a great value 3 course lunch, manager is always smiling really made us feel at home, visited again for dinner and he remembered us, small menu but fresh and done really well. 11 out of 10 for me

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Tuesday lunch with friends. The food was delicious, and the service was friendly, and informative. Relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommend for authentic Italian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nothing to dislike. Just enjoy it. If Calves Liver is on the menu, as it was for us, do it. Ditto the seafood soup and the Octopus in a red sauce that was so good. Also, good selection of wines, and if in doubt follow the recommendation of the manager,Selim Tirzui, who just so caring about our experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was recommended by our tour guide who is a local. We went on a Wednesday evening about 6:30 and the place was empty but picked up 15 mins later. Waitress was attentive and helpful. We went with the special which was a steak. She explained they make everything fresh so would take a bit. She provided us with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just had a great lunch meal at this restaurant,great value. unable to fault anything about food or staff. Hope to return soon.

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Additional Information about Casanova

Address: 13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
Phone Number: 02920344044
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: 02920344044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?