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“fancy and tasty”

The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar
Ranked #111 of 1,359 Restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $45
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Chapel 1877 formerly the Pembroke Terrace chapel has been restored into this incredible modern Bar and Restaurant and is a hugely popular and known as one of Wales top restaurants. Along with a lively champagne and cocktail bar, the Gourmet Gastro bar is very relaxed and lit throughout with candles of an evening and serves great upmarket food such as our famous chapel burger, steaks and a range of quirky twists on a standard Gastro pub menu. Our upper floor A la Carte restaurant sits in the top of the chapel amongst beautiful chapel windows and huge chandeliers with tables on Balconies and within little chapel booths. This is by far the most Beautiful Restaurant in Cardiff and the food is a mix of steaks, fine Dining with a twist, and a beautiful range of starters and deserts that will have your mouth watering prepared by our team of 8 chef's. The building has some unusual features wit spiral staircases and also a private dining vault & function suite. This inspiring restaurant is a must visit restaurant of Cardiff.
Reviewed September 1, 2017

This fancy looking place had delicious meals. We went there as a family, but they had really nice accommodations for large parties and couples as well. The service and food were both very good, and the prices were much less expensive than I had expected for such a fancy place.

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Thank Kamander
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Chapel_Manager, Manager at The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Dear Kamander,
Thank you for your kind words. We are striving to provide the best hospitality for all our customers therefore your feedback is very special to us. We hope that you will visit us again soon.
Kind regards,
Karolina
The Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

What an amazing experience. A group of ten of us attended a gin tasting session, which was beautifully organised and delivered by James - the Gin Master! The attention to detail was incredible, we were treated like VIPs at every step of the way, and it was also full of warmth and humour. It was a perfect combination of information, fun and GIN. Life doesn't get much better than that! I would recommend this to anyone who is a gin fan, and especially if you are part of a gin GANG and you're looking for a special evening together.

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Thank honey b
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Chapel_Manager, Manager at The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear honey b,
It is a true pleasure for all of us here to know how much you and your friends enjoyed the gin tasting. James in particular is very happy with your comments as he puts his heart into preparing all the information that he shares during the classes. We look forward to welcoming you again.
Kind regards,
Karolina
The Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

took my wife for an afternoon tea and champers and the service, the waiter and the voucher deal we had was 1st class, being expected to be treated as 2nd class treatment arise, waiter was very very knowledgeable regarding the the different tea's and flavours, superb champers and just ordered 6 bottles from Laithwaites and the afternoon tea (food) was excellent - £25 voucher - was hugely happy - highly recommended a GREAT GREAT experience - not impressed with the car park being built next door look a right eye sore though if you are sitting outside the chapel .....

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Thank leewilliams
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Chapel_Manager, Manager at The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear leewilliam,
Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit so much. We take great pride in the service we provide and we are passionate about products we offer. We are hoping that you will visit us again soon.
Kind regards,
Karolina
The Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Visted Chapel after months of wanting to go and went with my friend for her birthday treat or Afternoon Tea.
On first impressions building is absolutely beautiful! We were taken up stairs and although many free tables we were sat to a rowdy group of ladies on a small 2 person table. This did kind of ruin the atmosphere of having to raise our voices to speak, would have been nice to have been sat in a quieter area as definitely other areas available. Table was a little small with all food and drinks filling every corner.
Great selection of tea available, coffee not offered but requested by ourselves.
The afternoon tea selection was huge in terms of desserts. But limited on sandwiches choices, 2 being fish related would have been nice to have a little more variation but they were very tasty. A little too much in cake selection we were stuffed. Highlights for me would be the lovely scones with clotted cream, sorbet, Welsh cakes and macaroons. The doughnuts were a little dry. Overall was a lovely afternoon tea in a very interesting building.

Thank Lauren C
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Chapel_Manager, Manager at The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Dear Lauren C,
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Chapel 1877. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the beauty of the venue and that you liked the afternoon tea. I am sorry that you found your table allocation was not the most comfortable. We would have been more than happy to move you to another area. We are hoping that you will visit again.
Kind regards,
Karolina
The Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

We had a fabulous time at the Chapel to celebrate a special birthday! We had reserved part of the bar area and it worked just perfectly having an area where our guests could mingle. Food was good and later on there was live music which was great and some of us enjoyed a bit of a boogie! Thanks to the very friendly and helpful staff at the Chapel!

Thank bmcqu
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Chapel_Manager, Manager at The Chapel 1877 Restaurant And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Dear bmcqu,
Thank you for such a fantastic review. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit so much. We are hoping that you will visit us again soon.
Kind regards,
Karolina
The Restaurant Manager

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