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All 898 Cardiff Restaurants

Casanova

13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales (City Centre)
02920344044
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Ranked #24 of 898 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Abertillery, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Popped in for lunch, wonderful service and welcome. Great value set lunch menu not a huge choice but the quality of all the dishes excellent! The Chilli black pudding starter and Italian sausage and ham stew perfect for a cold and wet welsh autumn day. Would definitely return.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had our third excellent meal in this wonderful little Italian restaurant. Service, food and wine are all absolutely first class. Instead of offering a huge menu of good dishes, this restaurant has a relatively small selection of truly excellent dishes. If you like real Italian food you won't be disappointed!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We just turned up on the off chance on Saturday lunch time. The service was friendly and attentive and apologetic that as so many people had walked at the same time there were not enough menus to go around. We were in no hurry and happily accepted the little glass of fizz as compensation. I had a very good goats... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Have been here many many times, as a two and as a large family and have never been disappointed with the quality of the food. Simple small menu but excellent quality ingredients for a reasonable price. Perfect for a special occasion or a treat. Cannot wait to return!

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Cardiff
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went here for lunch as a treat for our anniversary and what a treat it was! The set lunch for £12 was excellent value as both the starters and the mains we chose were delicious... Crema di Fungi and Terrina followed by Cassouela and Pollo Cacciatora...so tasty and accompanied by a lovely bottle of smooth house red...we shall certainly... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The food is always great as is the wine and when the service matches this it is one of Cardiff's finest. In 5 visits we have had flawless service twice unfortunately mediocre the other times have been a bit of a mixed bag but never poor. We will undoubtedly keep going back and hoping we get the flawless experience again.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My daughter and I had dinner in August and when it was time for her birthday celebration, this was her first choice. The manager (whose name I don't recall) is a delight and made us feel very welcome. The service was good, even though they were quite busy on our recent visit, and the food is delicious. We will definitely... More

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Wales, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Ate here in the evening as part of a group about 2 years ago and really enjoyed it. Lunch today was disappointing. Good points, bottle of tap (maybe filtered?) water without asking. Basket of OK bread, which you won't always get in a £12 two-course lunch. My pork terrine starter was very nice. My wife wasn't so impressed with her... More

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Cardiff, Wales
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food here was really lovely and I would certainly eat here again. Everyone at my table enjoyed their meals and they even catered specially for a couple of diners. Unfortunately at no point were we offered drinks and had to ask the waiter for the wine list after we had ordered food. This is bizarre to me and has... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We thought we would try this restaurant on our first trip to Cardiff, after favourable reviews. What a great choice! This is a cosy restaurant with wonderfully authentic Italian food. Service, reception, ambience and drinks were all first class. Looking forward to the next time already!

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