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“Fair Italian fare!”
Review of Lorenza's - CLOSED

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Lorenza's
Price range: $21 - $41
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Cathays
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Thought i'd reviewed this place after an evening there earlier this year however i didn't do so here 'tis! Firstly it was a bit dark in there although the decor i could see was quite nice. I thought it was quite large, fairly spacious and quite comfortable. The service was not too fast, not too slow and the waitress attentive/caring. The dishes were typical Italian fare at a slightly above average price (we had a voucher from Groupon) and for me it was a good average Italian dining experience. Not sure there is more to say. Would i return? Maybe, but there are so many more Italian experiences to be had in Cardiff it would have to be lower in price/truly exceptional and where it's nice it's not truly exceptional.

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Thank Huw J
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Went there with a group of friends for a birthday meal. The menu had lack of choice, was over priced and could not find a vegetarian option.
The starter arrived and the mushrooms had no taste. Then the main arrived which tasted over salty. The portions were small considering what you were paying for the meal.
Staff appeared friendly enough, but no atmosphere in the restaurant.

I will not be going back there.

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Thank tigger279
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

went at 6 00 pm place empty but food was superb used a voucher from the echo 20% of food
mussels good pasta good chocolate cake good well worth a visit but go early as the place does get full

can be pricey but well worth it

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Thank Lynne V
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We have been here twice in the last few weeks having not visited for a number of years. As others have commented service can be slow, but we were not in a hurry and all the food that we ordered was well worth the wait. This is not the cheapest of places to eat, but it was absolutely full on both occasions that we visited. We would visit again if in Cardiff and looking for something special.

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Thank MaroonCases
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

This place is dreadful, tiny amounts of beef in the spezzitano, tough chicken breast in another dish and to be honest the service sucks. I'm no food critic but I know what's good and this place isn't.

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1  Thank Gastrobuster
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