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CafeJAZZ

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21 St Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
+44 29 2038 7026
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This restaurant is at Sandringham Hotel
Today
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name...
CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name suggests, CaféJAZZ is an establishment founded on a love of hosting the best jazz sounds new and old, local and international. At CaféJAZZ you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly and high quality service and delicious food at good prices - and all of this whilst enjoying live performances from some of the world's finest jazz musicians. The CaféJAZZ venue is situated in the heart of one of the liveliest and youngest capital cities in Europe, and its intimate size lets you feel close to the action. So call in and enjoy!
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Good for:
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere

Went there on spec. for their version of Chinese New Year and had a fabulous time.The welcome was genuinly warm,and our young waitress was a breath of fresh air.Our food was excellent and the jazz quartet was amazing.Cafe JAZZ is well worth a visit and we will certainly be eating there again.Top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
douglas d
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I found the toilets not clean lack of toilet roll I found an empty bottle of vodka by the toilet I was not impressed my sister and my self went one Saturday night about six people in front of me walked in didn't pay so I walked in with my sister to be greeted by a very angry rude doorman... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am very sorry that you have not enjoyed your visit. The toilets are checked hourly but it is a busy night so I apologise that they were not satisfactory at the time. There is a door charge of £2 after 11.00pm and has been since 2005. I believe this to be the cheapest of... More 

Bristol
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Had a great homemade meal from a menu which has lots of choice and is very reasonably priced. First class service from Dave who made us very welcome. Tastecard is welcomed here and you receive the same excellent service and food. We will return.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for visiting Cafejazz. I will pass on your lovely comments to Dave. Hopefully we shall welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

rhymney wales uk
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We visited on Thursday with a group of friends . Some had the £14.95 meal deal ,some had the a la carte , we all enjoyed the freshly cooked meals, it was great value. Even though it was quite busy , David the waiter did a fantastic job and didn't keep us waiting for anything. Will visit again .

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you for this five star review and for taking the time to write it. Dave is getting a lot of nice comments. I'll have to be careful as he will be nagging me for a pay rise :-)) I hope we shall see you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Went there on spec. for their version of Chinese New Year and had a fabulous time.The welcome was genuinly warm,and our young waitress was a breath of fresh air.Our food was excellent and the jazz quartet was amazing.Cafe JAZZ is well worth a visit and we will certainly be eating there again.Top of our list for value for money in... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this smashing review. I am delighted that you have had a nice time. I thought the atmosphere was excellent and I was really pleased with the band. I am very happy that you have enjoyed the service of our new waitress. I will pass on your comments. Hopefully we shall see you again soon. Kind... More 

Gwynedd, N Wales
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Spent a few hours there over the course of two nights. Ate there on the last night which was a 3 course meal including drink at £14.99 pp. If you are staying at the Sandringham Hotel next door you will automatically get a 20 per cent discount off this price which is a truly amazing offer.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your reviews. We honestly and genuinely do our best. I am very happy that you have both enjoyed yourselves. Kind regards, Simon More 

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I didn't come here for food though my friend and I did have pancakes as it was pancake day. I went to see a band play which featured my old guitar teacher. I had always wanted to come here as I love jazz but had never found anyone to go with but thankfully I found a friend in uni who... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. I am really pleased that you have enjoyed yourselves. I must admit though that this was a perfect evening for your first visit. It was an awesome atmosphere with a very popular band. Hopefully we will get to welcome you a lot more in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

As a regular visitor to Cardiff I had never noticed Cafe Jazz before but I'm so glad I've found it now. The food was superb and the service second to none thanks to Dave and Alex. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Dawn so much for your excellent comments. I will inform Dave and Alex. Hopefully we shall welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Aberdare, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We had the 3 courses for £14.99 which included a drink. Great value for money without the quality of food being comprised. I had the tomato soup and sizzling beef, couldn't fault either. Staff, David and Alex were friendly and helpful. Will visit again.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Sue for your very kind review. I am really pleased that you have enjoyed yourselves. I will pass on your comments to the boys concerned. Hopefully we shall welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I can't fault this place, the food was delicious, we enjoyed everything from start to finish. Being our first time here, we didn't know what to expect ,however we were pleasantly surprised and we will definitely visit again. Want to say thank you to Dave ,who was our waiter, he is a lovely guy, also many thanks to the chef... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. I will pass on your kind words to Dave. I am very pleased that you have had a nice time and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good grub at sensible prices. Not a "special occasion" venue but for most occasions you can't go wrong.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thanks Tony for your review and for dining with us recently. Hopefully we shall welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Simon More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 St Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2038 7026

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients

Description

CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name suggests, CaféJAZZ is an establishment founded on a love of hosting the best jazz sounds new and old, local and international. At CaféJAZZ you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly and high quality service and delicious food at good prices - and all of this whilst enjoying live performances from some of the world's finest jazz musicians. The CaféJAZZ venue is situated in the heart of one of the liveliest and youngest capital cities in Europe, and its intimate size lets you feel close to the action. So call in and enjoy!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?