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Mina Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Cathays
Lebanese
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43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff cf24 4nd, Wales
029 2023 5212
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 352
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice middle eastern food

Great food, great value for money. Excellent service!! I would recommend to anyone looking for a very good middle eastern restaurent!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Terry33motors
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  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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English first
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Great food, great value for money. Excellent service!! I would recommend to anyone looking for a very good middle eastern restaurent!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went to visit as part of the large group of about 8 people. Food was served quick and service was friendly. The lamb chops in my opinion was great, really flavoursome and well cooked, comes with a good portion of rice, wouldve preferred it with some salad on the side though. Was also able to try the Mina Chicken and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very friendly staff and a lovely little place to eat. Food is very good, always tastes fresh. Menu is varied and the Lebanese food is wonderful. One of the best places in cardiff.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Mina has the best Lebanese food and a very good selection of drinks. I've always come away happy with my meal and overall experience. The only reason I can't give it a 5* rating is because it does need some updating on the outside to make it more appealing. I'd highly recommend the place.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were greeted warmly by enthusiastic staff. The food came promptly and was superbly prepared and presented. Would happily bring anyone, family and friends back here. Always an authentic taste and excellent service.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have visited twice now and I probably will visit again soon! The food is fresh and cooked to perfection with great flavours. The service is pleasant, fast and welcoming. You really have to give it a go yourselves. I recommend the starter to share (unless you go by yourself and can't eat a lot) and the mixed grill if... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I love Mina. Each time I've eaten here I have come away thoroughly happy with every aspect of the evening. The staff are wonderful and the food is devine. Do not be put off by the exterior, once inside it is a gem. Will be back again and again.

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Fantastic food, service with a smile and great company! What more could you ask for? A quaint restaurant with a lovely ambience. Would definitely recommend a visit and try the Kibba, if you like lamb that is.

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Powys, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We spent a great evening with friends at Minas with good wholesome food, lively conversation and excellent welcoming service. A lovely place for a reunion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Always a welcoming atmosphere from the staff/owners at Minas. Food is always excellent, well presented and we've never had a sub standard meal there. One of our favourite and most frequented restaurants in Cardiff.

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Additional Information about Mina Restaurant

Address: 43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff cf24 4nd, Wales
Phone Number: 029 2023 5212
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 31
Cuisine: Lebanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff cf24 4nd, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
  • Neighborhood: Cathays
  • Phone Number: 029 2023 5212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 31
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?