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Ice Arena Wales

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Devils v Coventry Blaze.

Family outing to see EIHL fixture. Parking nearby meant not too far to walk to the arena. Decent... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
Stanley, Falkland Islands
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A new experience!

This arena is now under a new name which is a shame as its current name ( new sponsors) -Viola, I... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Bangor, United Kingdom
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“devils game”(4 reviews)
Ice Arena Wales is the brand new ice skating rink in Cardiff, South Wales. The arena boasts two spectacular ice pads used for both recreational skating and a wide range of events, seating for over 3,000 spectators, a cafeteria and bar. The arena is...more
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Olympian Drive | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF11 0JS, Wales
+44 29 2078 9630
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

Birthday treat to see Cardiff Devils vs MK lightening. Sport with a touch of theatre. Car park was full but a bit of creativity meant we ended up pretty close to the entrance. Grazing shed burgers were available just inside the entrance and bars are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank N1820ZDmichaelc
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Took the kids to see their first Ice Hockey game, too which they are now hooked! Great arena and friendly staff who ask if you have been before and if not they take the time to explain the 'rules' of the arena (e.g. not leaving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mattygungawalk
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Family outing to see EIHL fixture. Parking nearby meant not too far to walk to the arena. Decent security at entrance as almost all home games sold out. Good seats. A few minor gripes...wifi pretty abysmal frankly. This venue is a new arena and doorways...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This arena is now under a new name which is a shame as its current name ( new sponsors) -Viola, I believe, - rings no bells! And this place is very Welsh even if you are unlikely to hear any word of Welsh apart from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annarN4956XP
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Went here as an early birthday prezzie to see the Devils in action. Was not disappointed, it was a really good game! This was my first time to see a live hockey game, I've always wanted to go since I was a child. It was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ray_j4626
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

My second visit, great view, great atmosphere, bar queues only 5 mins, stadium almost full, great games, won in OT.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 207IanC
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Went to the IAW last night (Saturday) ,with my family to watch the Cardiff Devils ice hockey team. What a great night, the atmosphere was really good . It is a very good venue for all the family , there were lots of children there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Glenys M
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We went to watch the cardiff devils a couple of weeks ago. Very exciting. Very enjoyable. Good food at reasonable prices. Parked at Toys R Us. Nightmare getting out again. At least half an hour before we moved. Shame. The rest of the evening was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grandadChepstow
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Pros- Good organisation Brilliant seats all round Great fights Very very good security on entrance and inside. Potentially a fantastic arena. Cons- Poor sound system. Couldn’t understand anything that was coming through the mics. You could just about make out the music. Too quiet, bass...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikee456
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Attended to give kids ice time and then watch a "friendly" between The Devils and Notts Panthers. A great facility which has not been open very long. Kids thoroughly enjoyed being on the ice and match equally as good. For a v new facility it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 8, 2019|
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Response from Boiywlad | Reviewed this property |
Yes but more of fast food/pizza outlets.
January 23, 2019|
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Response from Mattygungawalk | Reviewed this property |
Think so but I went for Ice Hockey
Sarah S
December 17, 2018|
Response from Ali0818 | Reviewed this property |
I seriously doubt it, but the best thing to do would be to phone and ask directly.