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Wedal Road | Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales
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Ranked #89 of 938 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here Saturday eve. The restaurant is situated away from the town centre towards Roath Park. Does not look much from the outside but large and welcoming on arrival. What makes this place top notch is the food and the staff. Started with calamari, very fresh, with the batter light and crispy and tender calamari inside. Main was the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

If there is anything wrong with Cardiff it is the lack of really good restaurants. I am not talking about fancy ones or fashionable for the minute ones - just restaurants where yo know you will always have a good meal and lovely service. Therefore lets all SHOUT about SCALINI'S - we have never had a poor meal here -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Four of us went last night,not the first time we have been,found out when arrived there are new owners,suprised us,but have to say food was on par to the other times we have dined here ,really glad to see they have kept the head waiter,his service always makes it a special occasion,good luck I am sure the restaurant will go... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Four of us were lucky enough to find this restaurant this evening. We had 3 courses each. Each of us is raving about every taste popping mouthful. The bouillabaise was simply delicious with deep fish stock richness flavoured with saffron. For mains the veal saltimbocca was a standout with layers of sage flavoured delicate veal. Good size servings without being... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Have driven past this place for so many years, really glad we went it. Food was really good, excellent calamari and veal and very friendly staff. Only slight complaint is that we ordered two large dissorono after our meals which when we checked the bill were £18; you can buy a bottle for that! Apart from that really enjoyable

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Cardiff
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Myself and my husband had a truly amazing meal here last weekend, we have eaten here many times and can honestly say we have never had a bad meal. Service is excellent, we are always welcomed back like old friends and we simply cannot find fault with 1 single aspect. The steak was cooked to perfection, the staff as always... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

When you enter Scalini's it's bigger than it appears from outside. Straight away a member of staff asked to hang up my overcoat. It was midweek but there were a few customers in already and before long more than half the tables were full. The staff were attentive and welcoming. The food was excellent and I have never had a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Recommended to us by friends and fancying an Italian one evening,so decided to try this. They have their own car park behind the restaurant but there seems to be plenty of parking on the streets outside. Starters were delicious and were very well portioned. The same for the mains. They seem to specialise in fish with the fresh selection brought... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I'm fortunate enough to have been dining at Scalini's for a few years and for a few reasons; 1.) the food is divine, offering many classic and some different Italian dishes, 2.) the friendly and informative staff, 3.) the atmosphere and 4.) Elvis Never had a disappointing time here, if you want a top-notch Italian restaurant then look no further... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

On Thursday 3rd July myself and 7 colleagues UHW went for a meal at Sclini's, from the minute we arrived we were made welcome, some of our group were late but this wasn't a problem at all. The food was amazing, the range of fish, veal, steak etc available is outstanding and all cooked fresh and however you want it.... More 

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Address: Wedal Road | Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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