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40 St Mary St | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
442920224757
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: We are a contemporary grill house based in the city centre that can boast a...
We are a contemporary grill house based in the city centre that can boast a great steak menu including a 20oz t bone as well as a great selection of other meats including hanging meat skewers cooked on a real charcoal grill.The menus are based on food we love. At Meating Place we make every effort to keep our menus seasonal, which means using locally sourced products.
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  • 204
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  • 135
    Very good
  • 55
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  • 41
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The biggest mixed grill ever!

Went today and had the mixed grill for 2 with my partner, IT WAS HUUUGE! all the food was lovely the meat was cooked well and it was served with 'proper' chips which was the icing on the cake. Staff were helpful and friendly so can't fault it really!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
rachshenanigans
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second time we have eaten here, and we both had amazing steaks each time. There is a nice relaxing atmosphere, cozy and intimate. The staff are very professional, but also friendly, and laid back. If you want to chill out and enjoy good food as a couple, or with friends and family, this is the place for... More 

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Thank DERWYN
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant last week with my wife and we chose the skewers which were amazing. Thought i should mention that the waiter we had serving us ( Josh ) was brilliant and a real asset to the establishment . Everything was cooked on point and will definitely be back soon. A little gem in cardiff is the meating place.

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Thank philharris2016
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Couldn't fault anything here, we booked a table and seemed like you needed to as it got busy. They have a small bar waiting area but for no more than a few people. The service we received was excellent as was the food too. Shame there isn't one of these closer to home.

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Thank Rick P
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi RIck, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Meating Place. We are sorry we aren't closer to you but at least it's a nice treat next time you visit Cardiff. Until next time, The Meating Place. More 

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went today and had the mixed grill for 2 with my partner, IT WAS HUUUGE! all the food was lovely the meat was cooked well and it was served with 'proper' chips which was the icing on the cake. Staff were helpful and friendly so can't fault it really!

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Thank rachshenanigans
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your mixed grill. Yes it is huge but soooo good! We hope you will join us again soon for another delicious meal. Perhaps join us one Sunday for our twist on a Sunday lunch. Hope to see you again soon, The Meating Place More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited last night with 4 friends . We all had steaks, from start to finish everything was amazing . Steaks were cooked to perfection , starters were lovely , everything was superb. I would also like to mention the waiter we had, we were quite a difficult table, yet he was so understanding , attentive and professional . I... More 

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Thank Sue1494
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience of The Meating Place and I will be sure to pass your compliments on to your waiter. You wouldn't happen to know his name would you? We hope you will think of us next time you are looking for... More 

Swansea
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to go to the Meating Place for a long time but for some reason never managed to go. Finally went recently and it was outstanding. I had the venison which was perfectly cooked and came in a deliciously rich wild berry sauce and a good portion of mash. Quite simply it was comfort food. For dessert... More 

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Thank Ronaldinhollew
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you were finally able to visit The Meating Place and we lived up to your expectations. It is so lovely to hear when a customer was impressed by our food. I will make sure I pass on your compliments to our chef. Next time you visit, if... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good meal with family quite late on a Saturday night. Very good rib eye steak and pork ribs. Some of our group had the mixed grill which did need a little something as a respite from the meat. Maybe some chips or fried eggs? Puddings a little on the small size but not a problem if you are already full... More 

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Thank Tess502
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are so glad that over all you enjoyed your visit to The Meating Place but must apologise for the noise from the club which is unfortunately unavoidable. We hope this won't stop you visiting us again. Give us a call prior to your next visit and... More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mum was visiting for the weekend and due to her love of steak, I decided to book a table here, and I'm so glad I did! Despite it being a busy Friday night, the staff were attentive and friendly throughout the whole meal. My mum's steak was huge and cooked beautifully and I couldn't fault my lamb skewer -... More 

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Thank AnnaLMoon68
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad yourself and your mum enjoyed your meals. As a small independent business we pride ourselves of giving exceptional service to each and every customer so it's great to hear that you were impressed. We hope you will think of us again next time your mum comes to visit.... More 

Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a great day in the capital, Myself and my wife ate here on a Saturday night wanting to end an amazing day with some amazing food..... And that is exactly what we got. The food was lovely, cooked well and tasted perfect. Not too much and not too little. The fact that the skewers were served from the ceiling... More 

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Thank djmillard3
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit to The Meating Place. Next time you join us give the steaks a try. You won't regret it. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meal Excellent service Relaxing ambience 10 out of 10 on all counts What more can a customer ask for?

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Thank LizMahoney1
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Liz Thank you for your kind review. 10 out of 10! We couldn't ask for more. We hope you will join us again soon. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 St Mary St | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: 442920224757

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Description

We are a contemporary grill house based in the city centre that can boast a great steak menu including a 20oz t bone as well as a great selection of other meats including hanging meat skewers cooked on a real charcoal grill.The menus are based on food we love. At Meating Place we make every effort to keep our menus seasonal, which means using locally sourced products.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?