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“CHRISTMAS MEAL 2011” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ba Rooba - CLOSED

Ba Rooba
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“CHRISTMAS MEAL 2011”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2011

Exquisite meal and excellent service thoughout. The sea food soup and the steak were to die for!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank KeriDillon
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  • English first
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English first
Cardiff
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2011

Went here in a party of 5 with Groupon voucher, Very high price for average food and even with the voucher, we were shocked at the bill for what we had. Very bland restaurant with little atmosphere.

Helpful?
1 Thank raye b
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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A little gem in Cardiff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2011

This place is fabulous. We went to Ba Rooba for my wife's birthday after a friend recommended it. We really felt like we were on holiday. The atmosphere was great, the music was great (and not too overpowering) and it has a really great feel about it. The food was out of this world. My wife had the goats cheese to start and a chicken in mushroom sauce for mains (can't remember the name of it). I had the freshly made pizza. We loved every bit of it. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Jay G
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UK
Level Contributor
46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“The worst restaurant in Cardiff”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2011

This is by far the worst food/service I have experienced in Cardiff. Upon arriving, it took an age to get drinks/be served even though there were only two other tables. Our starters were average at best but our mains were awful...my friend ordered risotto which looked like soup and our steaks on the stone were poor cuts and chewy.
We had empty glasses for ages and had to ask twice for more. When we complained about the food we were told the chef thought it was fine...not good enough!
Owners have no concept of customer service, waiter service or dealing with customer complaints.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
3 Thank nairb659
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Funky & Friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2011

We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions and it never disappoints. It's quite cute, has a nice cosy atmosphere with candles on the tables and has a bit of a bo-ho chic feel to it.
The food is to die for... I can recommend the mussels, king prawns, lamb & the steaks whether served on a stone to cook yourself or plated are delicious. They also offer cocktails - good value at 2 for £8, not tried one yet but there's always next time!
We've used groupon vouchers and sometimes they have offers on their website so it really is excellent value for money.
Lovely evening, I asked our waitress to pass on our compliments to the chef - thank you!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Lizzie186460
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