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The Meating Place

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British, Welsh
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40 St. Mary Street | 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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Chester
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommended by our son's friends & they weren't wrong - what a gem of a restaurant - service when we walked in was excellent, food choice was sufficient, food quality was excellent & the accompanying wine (Chilean Merlot) was very good. Service throughout the evening was excellent - our compliments to all the staff, first time in Cardiff & it... More 

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Thank Alan S
Birmingham
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great big skewers hanging over the table one chicken and one mixed fish made for a delicious feast . Good choice of beers to go with the food and excellent service but oh those thick chips were heavenly . The cheese board and the triple lemon dessert were also fine but those chips mmmmmm. Also showing really old laurel and... More 

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Thank Kevin O
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Meating place for a meal with my boyfriend. The hanging skewers were incredible and the staff were very friendly. Recommended to all my friends & family, will be returning soon!

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Thank sophiisnookix
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and staff were great, had the Sunday roast and couldn't have asked for anything more. Will defiantly be going back soon

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Thank rhods01
Marlton, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not at all what i expected, the meat was served on skewers from the ceiling! In truth every bite was a pleasure. The Yorkshire Pudding was so good I ordered extras. The service was impeccable. Warm, lovely little place with the type of welcome that begs you to return. I will definitely be back!

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

Hi David, What a lovely review. We're so glad you joined us for Sunday lunch. Not exactly traditional but I think that's what makes it special and we're so pleased that you enjoyed it. Hope you will join us again soon. Regards, The Meating Place. More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last night for birthday meal. Excellent steak beautiful cooked. Service was excellent very attentive and friendly. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank amhj103
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will join us again soon. Kind regards The MeatingPlace More 

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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant tonight. The most beautiful fillet steak and vegetables, cooked to perfection! The best service, our waitress was very attentive and made sure we were happy with everything. Extremely polite and very sweet. Looking forward to going back for a second visit.

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

Hi Kim, Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Fillet steak was a great choice. Next time you should give our hanging skewers a try...you won't regret it. Until we 'meat' again. The Meating Place More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited on Sunday, meat was delicious, well cooked and seasoned. Went for the 'Sunday lunch' option - which was basically meat, chips, garlic mayo and a bit of salad (basically the standard dish) with a portion of veg, jug of gravy and Aunt Bessies yorkshire pudding added - so felt a bit like 2 different meals on one plate. My... More 

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

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback as we do take all comments on board. We're sorry our Sunday lunch failed to 'wow' but we do hope you will give us another chance. Our dinner menu is delicious and hugely popular so we hope you will accept our invitation and... More 

London, England
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Cardiff & the husband booked here after looking at a few reviews. Possibly the best steak we've had. Both had a rib eye and they were beautifully cooked. Water was brought to our table without asking which was lovely. The staff were helpful, friendly and very efficient. My husband had a ham hock pate for his starter which he... More 

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Thank misskitty_09
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We're so pleased that your husband decided to book with us and we're thrilled that we lived up to expectations. "Best steak we've had", Well; you can't get a much better compliment than that. You've made our day. Next time you will have to make sure you save room so that you can try our desserts too. Until... More 

Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just popped in by chance earlier in the day and got a table for later in the evening had a fabulous meal and the staff were so friendly will be back

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Thank paula2646
Nancy A, Public Relations Manager at The Meating Place, responded to this review

Hi Paula, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Meating Place and we hope you will join us again soon. 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
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 Street | 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?