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Crwys Rd, Cardiff, Wales (Cathays)
02920232261
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Ranked #572 of 936 Restaurants in Cardiff
Price range: $21 - $41
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Cathays
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Monmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Despite being a big group we were served quickly and with good quality food and drink. Between us we had a wide range of dishes and no-one was disappointed but a little more atention to seasoning would have made the food "excellent".

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I have to say i love this new place, we had a xmas party there and everything was perfect, nice atmosphere with good food and service.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Disappointing since reopening....cold plates food average and expensive for what it was and poor presentation....not blown away by service and bizarre bathroom decoration not particularly family friendly.....seems it wants to be a bar but isn't quite there....no wonder we were the only ones there

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I'd heard really good reports of this place but was in for disappointment. The service was poor; despite the general lack of diners drinks orders were forgotten and then not even acknowledged when a reminder given, more than once. Serving us seemed an interruption to the staff having a drink at the bar. The seating was deeply uncomfortable and there... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I've been here on many occasions. Birthdays, Valentines, a Christmas meal. As part of a group and as a couple.. We have never had a bad meal there. I've always really enjoyed the food, and the services has been excellent.. save one occasion on Valentines when our desert was given to the next table to us. When we told them... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

After many years of good food, and happy service, tonight was appalling. Long wait for food, advised there would be a short delay after 30 minutes and then waited another 30 for the main course. Unfortunately when it did arrive one was not as ordered. Shame really - home for cheese and biscuits!!! Your sincerely, a now regrettably an ex... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We hadn't been to Lorenza's for a good few years and unfortunately, after yesterday's experience, it will be a long time 'til we return again. We received our drinks very soon after being seated. The seating arrangement left a lot to be desired. The tables were placed so close together, having a private conversation was impossible. We could hear every... More 

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cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Really enjoyed our meal there. Took friends who know their food & they really liked it too. Good range of fish cooked perfectly. Some a little different too. Nice atmosphere. Restaurant full but not noisy.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

After driving past this restaurant for many years and admiring how lovely it looked my husband and I decided on a very rare opportunity for us to have a "date night" with no children we decided it would be nice to go here. We arrived and as it was last minute we had not booked - we were asked had... More 

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Cardiff
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Nice atmosphere but the service was lacking. OK it was Saturday night but it wasn't just that the food took a long time to come. Two friends ordered coke with ice and lemon but no ice and lemon on the first go. I asked for a jug of iced water which came but then I had to ask another waitress... More 

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Additional Information about Lorenza's

Address: Crwys Rd, Cardiff, Wales
Phone Number: 02920232261
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
Average Prices: USD 21 - 41
Cuisine: Italian

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