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Cardiff Bay

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Picturesque wharf lined with shops, boutiques and cafes.
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Cardiff, Wales
+44 29 2039 0713
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a morning here whilst in the area. Had a lovely long walk around the bay in the morning sun, it was so nice. Lots of bars, restaurants and cafes...and no doubt would be buzzing of an evening. Going back in a few days and...More

Thank spenspuma
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The bay is interesting, many restaurants nearby. There is a walk/bike path all the way around the bay. The bayhas a lock system out to the estuary leading to the sea.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My son has just started his Masters degree at Cardiff so we took the opportunity to enjoy a day out together when we dropped him of at the halls of residence. Really surprised how nice the city centre is and the old docks have clearly...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have lived in Cardiff since 1990 and seen the dramatic transformation of the once very derrilicked docks! So much both to see and do and the eateries are outstanding What is really great is the ease of access to the city centre and the...More

Thank Putney_Boy1951
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely for evening drinks and food prior to a visit to the Millennium Centre. Nice walks across the barrage to Penarth. Also able to purchase pleasure boat rides and ferry into Cardiff.

Thank Mugret
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Obviously this is Wales so a visit to the Bay can be made or broken, depending on whether the sun is being kind. Most of the places to visit, restaurant and cafe wise are nice enough but I wouldn't consider them good value. I've been...More

Thank Peregrine G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The bay isn’t for proper Kardiffians, who would not be seen dead there! Both food,and drinks are overpriced

Thank Alun P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is so much to do in Cardiff bay, there is a lot of restaurant choices, cinemas, theatre, pubs, car parks, amazing to walk around the area the views are stunning on a sunny day

Thank DiegoFernadez
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Expected to find much more, had heard from others how nice it was etc, but in reality just a load of chain restaurants. Nice to sit and watch the power boats racing for a few mins, but not the experience I was expecting.

Thank sjclarke1978
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been here many times and is very pleasant and very modern. I have seen and been to literally all of the restaurants and it’s because I live so locally in Church Village I have easy access and I can go to all of...More

Thank Kai D
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from Nanna-Shan | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of bars in the bay but try the Jazz Cafe in city centre near Castle entrance. Great food and great atmosphere with live music.
Lisa A
November 28, 2017|
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Response from greenprincess222 | Reviewed this property |
Cardiff castle is nice, if you have a car no where beats St Fagans just on the outskirts.
July 31, 2017|
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Response from patricia E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went to Cardiff Bay for the Food and Drink Festival last month That is when to go for food, music and atmosphere....fantastic for families. I think we've got the last booking for accommodation for next, though we did... More