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San Kai - CLOSED

46 Plassey Street, Penarth CF64 1EL, Wales
029 2070 8357
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Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- May 10, 2014
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8 reviews from our community

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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The San Kai closed in 2013, which is a shame as it served delicious Chinese and Thai food. There is a new restaurant there now.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Website is down, as well. What a disappointment, as I have heard that it was very good, from friends....

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We tried a takeaway from here. Food was not the best; I think they try to cater for Chinese, Thai and Japanese and don't do any of them particularly well as a result.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I eat here very often, with friends, partner and family... yet I can't believe I haven't written about it... Dave the owner is a superb host, he has a very extensive menu, Thai, Chinese and Japanese, extensive beer selection to accompany. The best dishes... where to start, tempura, thai, soft shell crab, sizzling fillet steak. Delicous food, quality ingredients and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

10 of us visited to celebrate a birthday. Service was warm and friendly. We ordered from the Chinese, Thai and Japanese menu. Tempura is fabulous . We had a mix of dishes, all delicious. Honey and lemon chicken was best I'd had. Reasonable. A winner and well worth a visit ( do take away too).

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Cardiff
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The waiting staff and the owner are very attentive. I like the fact you get free prawn crackers and a chilli dipping sauce while perusing the menu. It offers Chinese, Thai and Japanese food and the owner is always ready to offer suggestions if you are unsure of something. My favourite is the tofu red Thai curry- an enormous portion... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We were pleased to be recommended an oriental restaurant in Penarth. The restaurant is very understated, the staff are friendly and attentive and some of the food was delicious, but sadly some of it was very mediocre. The house wine was a good value French dry white. The menu comprises of Chinese, Thai and Japenese food. On the first occasion... More

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South Wales
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

The San Kai offers Chinese, Thai and Japanese menus and the menus are prepared by Chinese, Thai and Japanese chefs. We have eaten in the restaurant once, and had two takeaways. The restaurant is fairly basic with no frills, but the food - WOW! Each time we have been served fresh, delicious, authentic food and have been served by friendly,... More

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