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Norwegian Church Centre

Harbour Drive, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
+44 29 2087 7959
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (19 reviews)
“lamb stew” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Drive, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

we went here for a boutique fayre today and its such a quaint little place, lovely little coffee shop inside with a wonderful view across the bay

Thank Tracy N
Reviewed July 19, 2017

A very picturesque Norwegian stave church, originally built in the 19th century for visiting Norwegian sailors, now moved half a mile from its original position to stand at the edge of the bay. Beautifully restored, now no longer a functioning church but an art gallery...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We visited this restaurant on a busy sunday afternoon and I have to say that it was not a pleasant experience. The staff were clearly struggling with the volume of customers waiting to be served which appeared to take forever. One of the staff appeared...More

Thank barbara d
Reviewed July 18, 2017

A lovely building with an interesting history. The exhibition upstairs explains the connection with Norway and Wales and why the church was built. Lots of interesting artifacts and photographs. Downstairs is now a cafe, but even that has lots of interesting things to look at...More

Thank Deb0rahB
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Called in to the Norwegian church and the wife had coffee and cake. I had millionaire shortbread and a peroni, very nice staff were very good.

Thank Terence S
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

There are a couple of points to make about the Norwegian Church. Firstly it's no longer a church and secondly it was not originally situated where it is today. Put these to one side and it does not take away from the fact this is...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Good art exhibition. Always appears busy. Cage looks nice but I didn't have time to try it

Thank Startrekstartrek1
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

The Norwegian Church Centre was clearly visible as our boat from Cardiff City Centre headed into Cardiff Bay and the on board commentary gave us a quick overview of its history. It is no longer a church but is converted into an Art Gallery and...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed May 26, 2017

The church and Oriel gallery are well worth a visit if you are interested in the history of the Docks and it provides an interesting link to the area's history, helping to break up the series of bland hotel and high-rise buildings. However, the café...More

Thank PebbleL
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The cafe was much smaller than when I visited several years ago, and food was prepared rather than freshly made sandwiches etc. Half the area is now given over to a crafts market, which had beautiful handmade gifts to offer. Lovely little venue.

Thank Polly L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Drive, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2087 7959
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