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Address: Chapter Market Road | Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 29 2030 4400
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08:30 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 23:00
Fri 00:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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Chapter is one of Europe's largest and most dynamic arts centres with...

Chapter is one of Europe's largest and most dynamic arts centres with cinemas, theatres, exhibition spaces, studios, cafe, award-winning bars, over 60 cultural workspaces and more!If you want to scratch beneath the skin of a performance, watch life-affirming films that lift your spirits and warm your soul, see an exhibition that's thought-provoking, playful and provocative or just linger over coffee in the cafe join us at Chapter - we'll make sure you feel welcome.Chapter has an international reputation for excellence, innovation and collaboration. We offer an everchanging programme of the best performance, films and exhibitions from Wales and from around the world. Chapter is the flagship for the contemporary arts in Wales and is one of the largest complexes of its kind in Europe. At our main site in Canton, west of Cardiff City Centre you'll find 3 theatres, 2 cinemas, a gallery, studios, 2 bars, a cafe, over 60 cultural workspaces and more! We're open 7 days a week and admission is free, so just drop in and check out what's happening.

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Lunch pre cinema

Nice location, good selection of food, nothing fancy but it does the job. Especially good if you are lucky enough to have an admiral card which gives you discount.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pete L
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location, good selection of food, nothing fancy but it does the job. Especially good if you are lucky enough to have an admiral card which gives you discount.

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Thank Pete L
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great cultural hub for Cardiff. Yet it's consistently let down by the customer facing bar and cafe staff attitudes. At best, neutral and unwelcoming, blank stares and no smile - at worst hostile and rude. It really pains me to say it. Why can't the staff - not all, but most - smile and apply a bit of customer... More 

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Thank roathbuoy
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This venue has a very good set of choices for Films, spolit for choice. facilities are very good and salacious layout lends its self quite well to the various events it lays on. Ok, I like Films/Cinema and confess to a bias to this, so I chose to ignore some of the more " Arts based " production that also... More 

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1 Thank David K
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I hadnt visited The Chapter for many years until recently, where Ive now been three times in two months. Firstly I went with my wife to see a film and had some really tasty food whilst we were there,also I took my kids to see a film and two days ago met some mates there for some drinks. Its a... More 

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2 Thank Andrew H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have eaten here many times and the food is simply prepared, with good vegetarian options. The other night I had the best gnocchi I have ever had! A bustling place for casual, breakfast, lunch or supper.

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1 Thank KLN234
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

You can do a lot at Chapter. Cinema, grab a bite to eat, just have a drink or check out an exhibition that's going on. It's great for all groups too, family, friends, couples or even some time to yourself. Always worth checking their website to see what's on before you go. Food wise I recommend it all, any time... More 

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1 Thank Freckle_Eye
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is my second review of Chapter. I can say the coffee is still as horrible as before. Now, there are very nice things about Chapter, such as the various art activities and the cinemas. However, when I compare what Chapter was and what it is now I have to say I do not like it. The food was overpriced... More 

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Thank Mike C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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547 reviews
215 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My friend and I came to see the one-man show Fear at the theatre within the Chapter centre. The theatre is tiny, which is a positive, as you feel completely immersed in the experience. Well worth venturing slightly out of the city centre.

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1 Thank PebbleL
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Chapter all in all is a great place in Cardiff, I saw Brian Gittens there in the theatre and good time for all. Drinks were allowed in and the night was relaxing and hilarious.

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1 Thank Graham N
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Just a lovely afternoon Soy Cappuccino, brought a book Ruby Wax-Frazzled, quite an entertaining real read. Now back to Chapter, feeling for a snack, bag of crisps no comment its crisps then my side salad came. Oh lovely greens, tomatoes and olives delicious with a tasty drizzle of I think oil and such.. Then sweet meet of women sat next... More 

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