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The Meating Place

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40 St Mary St | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
442920224757
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Newport, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was average at best my fillet steak came with chips half a tomato and brown salad leaves, £26 for this!! What a rip. No air con working,warm drinks and a service charge if you are stupid enough to pay it, why not be up front instead of hiding it in the menu small print.average food at sky high prices

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Thank Briansbus
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here a while back for a leaving do, accommodated up stairs out of the way and altogether. All had meat skewers which were lovely, everyone particularly liked the lamb. Decor nice. A little pricey for food and service was a little slow- however would return.

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Thank Leannegy3
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are so pleased that you and your colleagues enjoyed your experience of The Meating Place. The hanging skewers are our signature dish so we are so glad we're so glad they went down a treat. We hope you will join us again soon, Kind regards,... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband really wanted to go out for a steak dinner. I had been recommended The Meating place by a friend. I went on line to book a table and was unable to get a booking. I emailed the restaurant to check if they could make the booking. Unfortunately when they got back to me the next day they apologised... More 

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Thank Donna F
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Donna, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad we were able to find you and your husband a table and you had the chance to experience The Meating Place for yourself. Thank you for your kind words, we're so please to hear your meals were well received and of course, I will be sure to pass... More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my family for my sisters graduation. The hanging skewers were AMAZING! We had the lamb, chicken and beefs ones and there were all extremely succulent and juicy. Would come again if I was back in Cardiff.

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Thank Rach T
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Rach, Thank you for your kind review. We're so pleased you chose The Meating Place to celebrate your sisters graduation. Great choice on the hanging skewers, they're the house favourite. We hope you will join us again next time you're in Cardiff. Kindest regards, The Meating Place. More 

Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here on the off chance. Attentive staff and a great value set menu especially as it was a Saturday, right in the middle of Cardiff. Will go back for an evening meal as the menu is ultra inviting, highly recommended.

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Thank Mike191267
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Mike, We are so pleased you decided to join us at The Meating Place and we're certainly thrilled that you enjoyed your experience. You absolutely should dine with us one evening, our menu is to die for. We hope we will see you again soon, Regards, The Meating Place More 

Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for 2 courses lunch special ham hock starter was very tasty and the fish was very nice batter was superb the chips were the only let down I felt today as they were on the soggy side . Very pleasant staff

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Thank Tim F
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Tim, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to The Meating Place and your lunch went down well. We do take all feedback on board so we appreciate your comments. We hope you will join us again soon. Regards, The Meating Place. More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In fairness the food looked lovely, however due to the managed being incredibly rude to us we decided that we would take our custom elsewhere. This struck us as a place that wasn't bothered about having our custom or being at all flexible which is a shame as we would have enjoyed a drink at the bar while waiting for... More 

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Thank Henry B
Bedworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my daughter ate here tonight and it was divine. We shared the chateaubriand which was cooked to perfection and melted in the mouth. All of the extras were scrumptious. Considering how much one would pay for individual steaks and extras, the £60 cost is well worth it. Glorious. The service was very good and I highly recommend this... More 

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Thank DebZK0123
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Deb, Thank you for your wonderful review. Excellent choice giving the chateaubriand a try. Not that we like to blow our own trumpet or anything but you just can't call yourself a meat lover until you've tried the chateaubriand so we are so so pleased you and your daughter enjoyed. We hope you will join us again in the... More 

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170 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Should have booked somewhere as it was absolutely chokka everywhere, because of the concert. Stumbled on this place who offered us a table an hour later which we took. We sat at the one small table near the bar for rinks whilst our table was being slowly released by the previous eaters. We ordered steaks with chips and red wine,... More 

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Thank Shameem A
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you we were able to find you a table and you got to enjoy a meal at The Meating Place. Great choice with our steaks but our hanging skewers are equally delicious and we would definitely recommend. You simply have to join us again soon to give them... More 

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for the early evening and were sussing out where it was. We were shopped out and hungry and the staff were very helpful in getting a table set for us. The skewers are a real piece of theatre and delicious too. The chips and onion rings are great sides. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Thoroughly... More 

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Thank Rangpur B
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. Our skewers are our signature dish and a huge favourite so we're so pleased they went down a treat. You will have to join us again and give our steaks a try......you won't regret it. Until next time, The Meating Place More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Welsh
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St Mary St | Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: 442920224757
Description
We are a contemporary grill house based in the city centre that can boast a great steak menu including a 20oz t bone as well as a great selection of other meats including hanging meat skewers cooked on a real charcoal grill.The menus are based on food we love. At Meating Place we make every effort to keep our menus seasonal, which means using locally sourced products.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?