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CafeJAZZ

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21 St Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
+44 29 2038 7026
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was really worth the visit! The waiter is really nice and handsome, really friendly. The food is really quick and really nice, and with the price of that, it's unbeatable! Definitely recommend it go again and pay them a visit!!

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Thank Zhou N
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thanks Zhou for your five star review. I shall be sure to let the waiter know of your comments. Hopefully we will get to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Dover, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a day of travel a quiet drink was needed so I went to the Jazz cafe expecting maybe a bit of taped music - what I got was a hot quartet led by a great horn for a great session. Returned on Wednesday for the complete opposite - a gentler traditional sound from some veterans - but compellingly artful... More 

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Thank Mike S
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Mike for your excellent comments. Hopefully we shall get to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Polite and friendly staff. Had a great afternoon and evening here talking to regulars and visitors to the city. Nice drinks and a varied food menu.

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Thank michaela b
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Michaela for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is always great to read when guests enjoy themselves especially when fellow visitors and regulars have helped the experience. Hopefully we shall see you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside doesn't look much but the music sounded good. We were asked if we wanted to eat in the section with the music but we chose to sit at the back in a cordoned off section where we could hear the music but it was more background. The staff were all extremely pleasant. The food was amazing. It was... More 

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Thank 365Foodie
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting and reviewing us so nicely. I will make sure my team are aware of your comments and I hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good music and the food was pretty good as well. Quite surprised how much i enjoyed my evening at cafe jazz. Lots of fun listening to live music whilst eating.

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Thank ryan1dinwiddy
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Ryan for visiting us recently and taking the time to write your review. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your time in Cafejazz. Lots of people get surprised by how much they enjoy themselves. We have a wide mix of music and not just Jazz so try to suit most tastes. Hopefully we shall welcome you... More 

Worcestershire, UK
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

On a busy Saturday night, we spotted this place which was not too busy. The restaurant part is to the rear of the room which was a little quieter. The staff were very friendly and very helpful with any change requests to the items on the menu. All the food was piping hot and tasted home-made so we were very... More 

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Thank Carolann_8
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us so nicely. I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your visit and I hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

A brilliant venue for mix of relaxing Jazz followed by masses dancing along to good music supplied by the resident DJ. The Cardiff locals certainly know how to have fun! The young lady in charge appeared ultra efficient and in complete control and did a brilliant job behind the bar and on the floor. A great night out.

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Thank Andrew B
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thanks Andrew for such a superb review. I am very happy that you have enjoyed all we have to offer on a Saturday night. I will pass on your message to Ellora as she is the girl you are commenting on. I am very lucky to have her with me. Hopefully we shall see you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Shipley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We planned a girls weekend to Cardiff and were looking for somewhere to eat where we could use Tesco vouchers. CafeJAZZ was on the list and as they offered evening entertainment, we decided to book a table. When we arrived, we were a bit sceptical as the entrance looks tired and is not the most welcoming. We were further concerned... More 

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Thank ClanIrvine
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you positive comments. I am very glad that you have enjoyed yourselves and I hope that you will return to us. We are trying to come up with ideas for the front. It is quite a small entrance so it is not easy to come up with a plan. I will have a word with... More 

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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this jazz cafe was a great experience. Live jazz bands play in the evening most nights of the week, and we were treated to a small but very entertaining group who really helped to create an atmosphere for only £2 entry (student rate). The decor is lovely inside and there are a variety of food and... More 

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Thank Holly I
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Holly for your kind words. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your visit to Cafejazz. Hopefully we shall welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon More 

Paris, France
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We took a groupon voucher 29£ 2 courses + glass of wine. Food was really untasty and poor. Starter : asparagus, Parma ham, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, ridiculous quantity with a non properly poached eggs, an industrial hollandaise sauce and a fake Parma ham roll on overcook asparagus ... After 20 minutes waiting to take our empty plate, duck breast... More 

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Thank Juliette B
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

I am very sorry Juliette for your poor experience. I have printed out your review and gone through it with the serving and kitchen staff to see if we can identify what has gone wrong. We are well reviewed on this site and over 89% of Groupon reviews state that they would return to us. This of course is no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 St Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2038 7026
  • This restaurant is at Sandringham Hotel
Description
CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name suggests, CaféJAZZ is an establishment founded on a love of hosting the best jazz sounds new and old, local and international. At CaféJAZZ you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly and high quality service and delicious food at good prices - and all of this whilst enjoying live performances from some of the world's finest jazz musicians. The CaféJAZZ venue is situated in the heart of one of the liveliest and youngest capital cities in Europe, and its intimate size lets you feel close to the action. So call in and enjoy!

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