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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
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Been through the menu here and it's all excellent with friendly service. Unassuming from the outside but the fare is excellent and the venue intimate without being pretentious.

Thank Miners77
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Cardiff and it didn’t fail us again. What makes it special is not just the simply delicious Lebanese food but the relaxed atmosphere and warm friendly service. If you like Meze and chargrilled lamb and chicken this is for you. If you haven’t been to Mina's and experienced this wonderful food and... More 

Thank PaulBCardiff
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed and the service was excellent throughout in this family run restaurant. While studying the menu we enjoyed our Arak and delicious Mojito. From the mezze starters we chose Baba Ghannouj, Tabboule and Kibba which were accompanied by hot pitta bread. We had to stop ourselves from eating too much bread so as to leave room for... More 

Thank Marchhare83
Exmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Came based on trip advisor earring Amazing food and service. Would definitely recommend and come back on our next visit.

Thank sarahw1999
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Having lived in London for over 20 years and now back in Cardiff this little restaurant gets 5 stars for being brilliant at what it does. Firstly the food ... Delicious authentic and generous ! If you like Lebanese Turkish, Mediterranean type of food you cannot go wrong here. The wine was also superb value .. The Lebanon is one... More 

Thank Montrachet999
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited recently with my partner on a Saturday night but foolishly didn't book a table. We turned up at 8.30, but the owner said he could squeeze us in at 9pm. We decided to go for a quick drink across the road and he even came into the pub to tell us our table was ready....Bang on 9pm! How thoughtful?!... More 

Thank scouseprinny
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Friendly and attentive service and delicious food in a relaxed and authentic environment. So glad we discovered this place.

Thank Smoddy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $31
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
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?