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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 347
    Excellent
  • 87
    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
Great friendly atmosphere

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jan N
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Wales
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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460 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wales
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Popped in here with my partner as we were passing. No reservation at about 18:30 the maitre d' was very helpful got us a table for an hour or so. Everyone was very polite food was excellent. Touch on the expensive side for drinks and food but it's worth paying the money to ensure a good meal. They even asked... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

First visit and loved the food. Highly recommend if you like authentic cuisine and personal service. Didn't love the Lebanese red wine, try another next time. Looking forward to going again

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Newport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by friends and we derided to give it a go. Minas is a small restaurant just outside the centre of Cardiff. If you don't like lamb or chicken it's not going to be to your taste. Fortunately lamb is one of my favourite meats. The staff are friendly and I think it's family run. All the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Decided to give this a try after reading reviews on trip advisor. Was disappointed was expecting a lot more as there is similar cuisine restaurants in the area that are a fraction of the cost and taste a lot better on city road - this did not compare in my opinion. the positive did not book a table arrived on... More 

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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great evening. Couldn't fault the service or food. Well worth making the effort to travel a little way out of the city centre to experience authentic food as opposed to the usual branded restaurants.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

the food is very nice restaurant also have very nice decor service is good well looked after by the waiter who served us.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Popped in on the way home from work and as ever had a lovely tasty supper. Gluten free knowledge is really good and the service is lovely.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We have eaten here a few times in the past but not recently. We have never been disappointed. We popped in on the way home from working latish and got a table with no problem and extremely attentive and polite service with a smile. The very obliging staff were able to explain the Gluten Free options on the menu with... More 

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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  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
  • Neighborhood: Cathays
  • Phone Number: 029 2023 5212

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?