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Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

Havannah Street | The St. David's Hotel, Cardiff CF10 5SD, Wales
+44 29 2045 4045
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Havannah Street | The St. David's Hotel, Cardiff CF10 5SD, Wales
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Having been a frequent diner at this restaurant under its many guises we booked for a long overdue evening out and couldn't have thought of a better venue - or so we thought. The bar and restaurant have had a new colour scheme and the...More

Thank Charlotte L
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Charlotte L, I am disappointed to read your comments following your experience of our new concept bar and restaurant. “The Admiral St David” is designed to be a light and informal dining space offering a unique Australasian inspired menu using the best of Welsh...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017

This restaurant has lovely decor and staff are polite and professional. The food is good; would have been nice to have more than 2 vegetarian choices for mains but at least there was a choice! And they weren't the typical vegetarian meals you normally find...More

Thank coua10
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear coua10, Lovely to read you enjoyed the unique experience that is our new “The Admiral St David” bar and restaurant. The Australasian inspired menu seeks to challenge the norm on the Cardiff dining scene and your constructive feedback has been noted. We look forward...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017

This restaurant has been regarded as The Admiral at the St David's Hotel. The restaurant was about 1/3 full so we were not expecting the long wait for everything, drinks, starters and mains. The very long drinks wait was due to changing the barrel, but...More

Thank OxfordTim
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Dear OxfordTim Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent visit to the Admiral St David. We understand that you have given us a 5* review on the hotel which we very much appreciate. We have taken on board...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017

We went here for a family Sunday lunch and everyone thought the food was excellent. The traditional roasts were beautifully presented, but I tried a couple of the seafood options. Both the crab starter and the mackerel Nicoise salad were delicious and exactly the type...More

Thank PebbleL
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Dear PebbleL Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent visit to our newly refurbished restaurant, The Admiral St. David. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Sunday lunch, your comments will be shared with the Head Chef, who is...More

Reviewed August 30, 2017

This palace was really good. The service was first class and the food was really excellent. Nice thing was the waiters joined in with some banter but were still very professional.More

Thank AJracer54
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Dear AJracer54 Thank you for your review and rating following your recent visit to the Admiral at St David, I am absolutely delighted that you had such an enjoyable visit and enjoyed the food and atmosphere and that you were looked after by my team....More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

Had an evening meal here whilst staying at the Hotel recently and the food was fab! Not huge portions has you would imagine from a Hotel restaurant , but I would recommend the Lamb Main Course , probably the best Lamb I have tasted, and...More

Thank Diane L
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Dear Diane L Thank you for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed the food here at the hotel. St David's is very proud to source our provisons from local suppliers which allows us to maintain "a local at heart" culture. I am also...More

Reviewed July 20, 2017

We were a little worried when we were told that due to refurbishment in the restaurant/bar, these were being moved to another area of the hotel, particularly as this was a special occasion. We needn't have worried though, the ambiance in the temporary bar was...More

Thank LilwenLlewellyn
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Dear LilwenLlewellyn Thank you for your review and rating. I am delighted that the re-loation of our restaurant and bar did not cause you any inconvenience during your recent stay, your patience and understanding is very much appreciated and I do hope you will come...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

What a change to find a restaurant in a hotel that is so good. We had two breakfasts and one evening meal. All of the staff, both morning and evening, were excellent - friendly, attentive to needs, speedy to serve and knowledgeable about the food....More

Thank wendyanddavid536
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Dear wendyanddavid536 Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the food and service here at St David's , I will ensure your comments are shared with the Executive Head Chef and the Restaurant Manager as I...More

Reviewed July 18, 2017

Had a wonderful evening. Lovely atmosphere, service discreet and not fussy so very relaxing. Great selection of quality drinks at the bar before our meal. I chose the Welsh lamb for my main course and it was delicious. The desserts selection won't disappoint, best I...More

Thank Glosjb
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Dear Glosjb Thank you for your review and rating following your recent visit to our restaurant, I am delighted that you enjoyed the food and had such a good evening. I am also delighted that you will come back and dine with us again and...More

Reviewed July 18, 2017

I went for a girls break away with my mum and we decided, on the second nights stay, to eat in the restaurant rather than walking back to the quay (we'd been shopping, gym and spa all day so tired feet!). We didn't know what...More

Thank Ruth B
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Dear Ruth B Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am so glad you decided to dine in our restaurant during your stay with us and that you had such an enjoyable meal, I will ensure that your positive feedback on...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$25 - $62
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havannah Street | The St. David's Hotel, Cardiff CF10 5SD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2045 4045
Description
Tempus at Tides Bar & Restaurant at The St. David's Hotel, Cardiff, offers relaxed informal dining in stylish modern surrounding with stunning views across the water of Cardiff Bay. Frequently visited by famous faces, it's the perfect venue for celebrity spotting, sipping cocktails, dining in style and the best afternoon tea in Cardiff. Dine from a refreshingly simple menu prepared using locally sourced seasonal produce, showcasing the very best Welsh food. Indulge in an impeccable selection of wines, beers, Champagnes and expertly prepared Cocktails, in the effortlessly elegant setting of Tempus Bar. Tempus on the Terrace: If you prefer, enjoy al fresco dining over-looking the stunning Cardiff Bay on Tempus on the Terrace, in the summer months.
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