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“Great buzz”
Review of Chapter

Chapter
Ranked #44 of 66 Coffee & Tea in Cardiff
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: This is a cinema and gallery complex with very nice bar and cafe serving home cooked delicious mainly veggie meals
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great buzz”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I find this venue one of the really lively places in Cardiff. There is always a great buzz in the evenings. Definitely a people watching place. The arts centre itself has a lot going on and the large space that has been opened up to be the restaurant has a range of tables to accommodate different groups. Some of the tables are communal tables and so a group can sit together, or you can sit at a table and meet new people. The outdoor space is good for warmer days and there is a small 'cwtch' bar to the side. Food is good. There are vegetarian choices on the menu, although a bit limited. There is WiFi so you can take computer along, as many do, and get some work done if you want. There is a quite a large car park at the back, but fills quite quickly. There is parking in the side streets, but they are quite narrow.

  • Visited April 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“So disappointing!”
Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Well what a disappointment this was. We read the menu on line and were told by pals how good it was. Had the veggi burger and it was tasteless:0( My partner had a beef burger which was very dry and boring. There were two reasons for not getting zero. Firstly the pile of fries as by now I was hungry. Secondly it was massively busy. So I won't write them off and will give Chapter a second chance. Hey ho. I still can' believe it.

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Cardiff
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Love It”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

The food is a good price and has lots of veggie/vegan and gluten free options available, even when it comes to cakes. I love the soup as it's about £3.50 and is a huge portion with half a baguette, always really tasty. The drinks selection is great too, there is so much choice. There is a great atmosphere with lots going on, art/music and sometimes stalls etc in the restaurant area and a lot going on elsewhere in the building. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited January 2013
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Cardiff
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Spoilt for choice”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Chapter Arts Centre is a fascinating mix of arts, theatre, film and much more. It's inviting and warm atmosphere makes it suitable for old and young alike. The food is good, a great choice, with a bar available. I usually just have a bowl of soup and a great big chunk of bread to go with it. The buzz in the evening is great and always with a good selection of films. A great alternative to the normal cinema.

Visited January 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
315 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“World wide beerswith cinema and Art's centre attached”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

A fantastic selection of beers both UK and world based, ombined with a wide range of food plenty of which is vegetarian and vegan friendly make this one of the best places to out for an evening in Cardiff. The wonderful combination of the Edwardian old high school building with it's utilitarian tiles, combine with one of the best selection of beers in Wales and the busy buzz of a well used arts centre. Agreat place to eat drink and people watch.

  • Visited October 2012
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