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Mina Restaurant

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43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4ND, Wales
029 2023 5212
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place with my husband and another couple last night. It's a very cute little place. The service was excellent - very friendly, quick and welcoming. I'm a vegetarian and even the choice for me on the menu was great! The food was absolutely delicious. We had the mixed mezze to start, which was great. As a main... More 

1 Thank Denise E
Tonypandy, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food. Had the mixed meat meal with rice. Couldn't fault anything. Mina lamb is to die for, lamb is so tender and a really tasty sauce. Will be visiting again for sure!

Thank Lindsey W
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After suffering an appalling experience at a local competitor Mina saved the day. Arrived late however we were accommodated excellent venue, staff very friendly, great menu, great food. Can't wait to return

Thank stefanlamb2013
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189 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant which by my nosey standards is quite something. So went on a training course with work to Manchester and they supplied us with a Lebanese feast for lunch. Not one person said they didn't live the food. Reminiscing of the lunch i popped in on a Tuesday early evening with my partner. This place was... More 

1 Thank Shameem A
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful restaurant, with its cosy family atmosphere. Authentic artefacts decorated the dimly lit room. The Mezze on offer were a nice selection, not too many to confuse the theme. I had chicken shish kebab, and fatoush salad, both were delicious and generous portions. I couldn't finish it all and the staff were more than happy to box up... More 

1 Thank Fiona S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Staff amazing and really friendly. Always welcoming and ask after absent members of the group. Food is lovely and large portions. Intimate atmosphere. Recommend tiger prawns to start, Mina lamb for main and sticky toffee pudding to finish. All washed down with St Thomas White Wine.

Thank sian D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

There were 11 of us there for a 60th Birthday and, rather than us ordering individual meals, we had a meze for us all, followed by each of us having a desert of our choice. Everyone said how they enjoyed the food and the sevice was really good. Just one minor thing missing, tap water available for everyone without asking.... More 

Thank boardcell
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We were very warmly received at Mina on a busy Saturday evening. The food is absolutely delicious and plenty to eat for the price. We had a selection of Mezze and one main course to share between the two of us. Delicious!!

Thank Hughdlb
South Wales
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Our first time to visit this restaurant. We were very pleased with the high standard of meals. The meat was really well cooked and very tasty.

Thank valleyviewer66
Pinner, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The food here was lovely, meat cooked nicely and good flavour. Overall meal was seasoned just right and not too salty like many Lebanese places I have been to. Atmosphere was nice though surprising quiet for a Friday night. Definitely good value for money, decent portions and service friendly.

Thank gnow77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $31
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Crwys Road | Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4ND, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff>  > Cathays
  • Neighborhood: Cathays
  • Phone Number: 029 2023 5212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?