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Mina Restaurant

43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff cf24 4nd, Wales (Cathays)
029 2023 5212
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Ranked #15 of 894 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $31
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Cathays
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We have booked a table 1 week in advance so once we got there they gave us a table straight away. The food was delicious and very well cooked, spot on!! The wine was great, you got a lot of choices on the wine list. The restaurant is very comfortable and warm on a winter night, there atmosphere is just... More

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Leicesterhire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This restaurant is a little way out of the city centre but worth the effort. Unprepossessing in appearance (inside and out) but friendly and comfortable nevertheless. Food very good although I was somewhat surprised at the limited options available with some typically Lebanese dishes seemingly unavailable. Service was good although we were a little surprised to be asked outright if... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Called in quite early on a wednesday evening and we were seated immediately. We were pleasantly surprised as we had read that you have to book. The starters and mains were absolutely delicious, just loved the mina special main dish. Infact my friend had 3 starters as her main dish and all the food arrived simultaneously. If you love lamb... More

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Cardiff
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It was the second time I've visited the restaurant and it's fair to say I wasn't disappointed. As with the first time the staff were attentive and quick The food was fab. We had a mezzanine so tasted all sorts. Everything was great It's very reasonable and I think I'll be going back sooner rather than later !! The Lebanese... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had been meaning to visit for a while but left it till our 5th anniversary, didnt book table, restaurant was busy but the staff found us a table so i would def recommend booking in advance, the food was lovely, the sauce with the spicy meatballs was AWESOME. The service was excellent, the food was excellent and overall the staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A lovely restaurant! We like middle eastern food. The portions are generous and the food is superb and reasonably priced. The staff were friendly and attentive. Highly recommended!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Visited Mina for the first time and was impressed. Don't expect 'fine dining', but do expect a friendly welcome and good food. I particularly enjoyed the mixed mezza starter, which included Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, Tabboule and Warak Enab. It doesn't matter that all of these are vegetarian dishes, they just served to remind me how other cultures are more adept... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Mmm lush food had steak and was cooked perfectly to my liking the sauce was outstanding and the service was excellent and fast and friendly I recommend people to eat here!!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had our anniversary party at Mina's; the service was exceptionally efficient, especially considering there were 27 of us, and the food was as delicious as ever. I would recommend Mina's to anyone!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our go to place for a family get-together, we have been going to Mina for ages, and have never been disappointed, service always friendly and welcoming, food well cooked and presented. Highly recommended.

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