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CafeJAZZ

#132 of 1,007 Places to Eat in Cardiff
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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
11:45 am - 4:00 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 31
    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 food

Upon arriving, we were treated to a varied menu and great sounding dishes. I chose a Brie and Aubergine Panini served with chips and a salad. It was quite tasty, and the others at my table had fish and chips, and they found it prepared superbly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Karrel S
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Tahlequah, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tahlequah, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Upon arriving, we were treated to a varied menu and great sounding dishes. I chose a Brie and Aubergine Panini served with chips and a salad. It was quite tasty, and the others at my table had fish and chips, and they found it prepared superbly.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We chose cafe jazz for my husbands 60th birthday celebration with 13 friends as we have visited many times over the years and have yet to have a poor meal. They did not disappoint. We were served by David and H who were helpful and attentive all evening. The food was excellent as always. Mostly we used the Al la... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Jane for this excellent review and for choosing us to celebrate your Husband's 60th. I will pass on your kind words to all concerned. I am of course delighted to read that you have had a nice time but even more so when it is such a special occasion. Hopefully we shall welcome you again. Kind regards, Simon More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited cafe jazz for some lunch before checking into our hotel and were pleasantly surprised. The actual interior is quite minimal and the menu was quite uninspiring and mismatched, serving everything from omelette to sweet and sour chicken. I feel that the restaurant would benefit from a menu overhaul as at the moment it seems to be weekly family... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Hayley for your five star review. I am very glad that you have enjoyed your visit to us and hopefully to Cardiff. We do try to offer a homely comfort food menu but I will take your comments on board and have a meeting with the chef to look at making some changes. Thanks again. Kind regards, Simon More 

Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

I really cannot praise Café Jazz highly enough. If I could give it 6 stars I would. Upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who was perfectly attentive all evening. The food, all homemade, was outstandingly delicious with generous portions and exquisite presentation. There is plenty of choice on the menu and the option of... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Wow. Thank you Eloise for such a fantastic review. I am really happy to read that you have had such a nice time and I shall share your comments with the team. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Florence, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Good choices at reasonable prices and good live music while eating, You pay less when you're a Sandringham hotel guest

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I visited Cafe Jazz for dinner with my parents. We have previously visited to watch Rugby Union internationals or for a quiet drink whilst shopping. This is the first time we have decided to have a meal. We were served by David, who provided excellent service whilst being friendly and courteous. He also offered to assist me to my chair... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do our utmost to ensure guests have a good experience with us. I will pass on your comments to David and I am sure he will be thrilled to read them. Hopefully as you say we will welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Went to cafe jazz 18th April 15 lovely meal great service will definitely be going back food was fabulous had the 3 course menu was very nice.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I will show your comments to all concerned. I am very grateful to you for taking the time to post these kind words. Hopefully we shall welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

After visiting CafeJAZZ for the second time today, I decided it was time I shared my opinion with a wider audience than just my Facebook friends. CafeJAZZ is by far the best place I have eaten. The atmosphere, friendly staff, home made food and excellent prices are a delight and have resulted in my partner and I returning twice and... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you DonnaMarie87 for such a stunning review. We all genuinely try to ensure everyone has a nice experience so I am really pleased with such positive comments. I am very grateful to you. Good to read that Dave is getting mentioned regularly on this website. He'll be after a pay rise soon :-)). Hope to see you both again... More 

Ammanford, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

My other half and I was staying at the hotel next door, which gave us 20% discount on food and drink here, David was are waiter and made us feel at home, the food and service was just just right, we came back late in the evening again b4 going back to the hotel, there was a band in there... More 

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for your excellent review I am very pleased to read that you have enjoyed all aspects of Cafejazz. David would like to pass his thanks on to you also Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My girlfriend and I came for dinner and the food was wonderful. Her steak was cooked beautifully and the seafood platter tasted fantastic. All coupled with great service from David made it a lovely evening. Will definitely be eating there again.

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Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this excellent review. I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your visit and I have shown your comments to Dave. He sends his thanks also. Hopefully we shall welcome you both again soon. 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 8 - 31
  • 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?