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Cafe Calcio - CLOSED

145 Crwys Road, Cardiff, Wales
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Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Dec 14, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

32 reviews from our community

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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This place was fab for a morning fry up! However sadly is has now closed down, yet I have been told there is a similar cafe now in it's place.

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I lived near Crwys Road for over a year and if I had been out on the Saturday night 9 times out of 10 I would be in Cafe Calcio the next morning because their 'Fat b*****d' breakfast is incredibly good value and the saviour of many of my weekends!

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

After a fruitless search, it seems that Cafe Calcio had closed down! However, in its place is the Gutsy Goose, which is lovely.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

I have been here many ones, the food is excellent quality and I think it's good value. Staff are also a little grumpy when I have visited but doesn't stop me going back. Friendlier staff would make this place 5 star

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Re the review about it being closed at peak times, the sign's come off and they've shut their doors sadly - real shame, best place in cardiff for breakfast

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Its sad that I've changed my view about this cafe in recent months. I've been about 3 times and found the food superb, really good selection of breakfasts. Coffee is pretty awful but breakfasts definitely make up for that. Due to the fact that I like the food so much I've attempted to visit this cafe on 3 separate occasions... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The waitress wasn't particulalrly happy, friendly or helpful and couldn't even raise a smile but we did enjoy the food we had (eggs benedict with mushrooms). Portions were pretty big and there seemed to be a good choice on the menu, with fair prices.

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UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

SLightly surprised at all the positive reviews regarding the breakfast - which was ok, but nothing special. Portions quite large, but quality of food was just bog standard. Also, because there were quite a few of us they were reluctant to move tables and didn't really seem keen on fitting us in.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

i love this cafe!! the decor is lovely,the food is the best!! i have eaten here many times everything on the menu i have ordered has been amazing!! when i have had a full on (cooked brekie).its perfect not too greasy the eggs florentine are the best I've ever had,its fairly priced i would deffo recommend to anyone!! best breakfast... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Went this morning for breakfast on the basis of its excellent write up on Tripadvisor. Couldn't have been happier with the service and food we received - absolutely fantastic quality on both fronts. Delicious cooked breakfast with a wide menu to suit any tastes. Two excellent cooked vegetarian breakfasts makes this a great place to go for the non carnivorous... More

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