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Yakitori #1

1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
+44 29 2049 5050
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (123 reviews)
“maki rolls” (21 reviews)
“yakisoba” (15 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
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11 - 20 of 407 reviews

Reviewed March 13, 2017

Our second visit to Yakitori and once again lovely. Super daisy fresh sashimi. Service a little slow and they didn't seem to be that busy. Didn't really matter as its great to watch the chefs in the open kitchen.

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Especially the big portion of katsu chicken curry rice! I was initially skeptical about the Pan-Asian themed menu including pad Thai, but the food we had were pretty authentic.

Thank Derek H
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I really like this place. The menu has all the usual suspects with a reasonable price tag. The Sauvignon Blanc at £15 a bottle is just about drinkable(the price helps!) We opted for a usual order of soft shell crab, sashimi, maki and tempura veg....More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch on Saturday, restaurant was quiet when we arrived at 12.30 but steadily got busier. Had sushi and katsu chicken off set menu which was very good and reasonably priced. Staff were very helpful and service good. Would recommend.

Thank a1taff
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff 👍🏾 Great food and okay prices. Portions are not that large so could et expensive but very nice place and atmosphere. Surprised it was not more busy.

Thank Aled H
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear Aled H, We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us at Yakitori #1 and we sincerely look forward to seeing you again shortly! Best regards, Hemi Cordell General Manager

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Wow. The freshest, tastiest sushi I have had in a long time, along with great hot dishes (the veggie noodles were amazing!) and wonderful service. I cannot recommend this place highly enough. It's good value too - we came away completely stuffed and I didn't...More

Thank Hayley L
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear Hayley L, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to Yakitori #1. We take great pride is providing fresh, locally sourced ingredients and we thank you for your visit! We look forward to seeing you again shortly. Best regards, Hemi Cordell General Manager

Reviewed February 6, 2017

A friend mentioned this restaurant and spoke highly. We went for lunch and were really impressed by the quality and indeed the value of the food. The menu has pictures which is so helpful when unfamiliar with the cuisine - I wish more restaurants did...More

Thank Alex D
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear Alex D, Thank you for taking the time to review Yakitori #1. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Hemi Cordell General Manager

Reviewed February 3, 2017

My partner and I ate here last weekend and had an absolutely fantastic meal! The service was some of the best I have received. The waiter explained the different Sushi options (as we don't know much about Sushi!) and we were delighted with the options...More

Thank James C
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear James C, Thank you very much for your kind and honest review of Yakitori #1. We are delighted that your experience with us was a positive one and I thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed January 31, 2017

Delicious food that looks as good as it tastes. Excellent service too with a personal touch that makes this restaurant stand out from the crowd.

Thank mary m
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear Mary M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Yakitori #1. We are delighted that your experience was a positive one and I look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Hemi Cordell General Manager

Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

food was really nice but not the best place to go for first time sushi-eaters as staff weren't too helpful with explaining dishes etc. The place was clean but almost seemed creepy with the dim lights and narrow roomMore

Thank Meera N
Yakitori1, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this review

Dear Meera N, Thank you for taking the time to review Yakitori #1. Firstly, I would like apologise for the lack of help and support you received during your visit. All FOH staff are trained diligently on both service standards and product knowledge so this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Embassy House 96 Bute Street | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2049 5050
Description
Yakitori #1 provides modern Japanese cuisine using the freshest ingredients from sustainable sources. It is the place to come for the best Sushi, Grilled Meats, Fish and Wok-Fried Noodles & Rice.

The menu is alluring, the dishes are authentic with an emphasis on simple yet attractive presentation. Dishes are designed to be shared at the table or enjoyed individually.

Enjoy superb Japanese food in the form of a light meal in an informal setting and watch our expert chefs at work in our open kitchen.