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Ichiban

201 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AJ, Wales
+44 29 2066 8833
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“tempura” (9 reviews)
“yakisoba” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
201 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AJ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I fear we've visited this place for the last time. We used to go quite regularly but the last few times the service has been so bad - forgetting courses, taking an age to get served, their credit card machine constantly being out of action...More

Thank RussellLawson
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Visited lunch time to be greeted by an enthusiastic and patient waitress. As I'm not the most experienced of sushi diners help and advice was given as to what to order... I'm used to picking dishes off a carousel and hoping for the best! But...More

1  Thank Luke H
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

There are two Ichiban restaurants in Cardiff. I am reviewing the one in Canton which I feel is much better than the other restaurant in Albany Road. The service is always quick, pleasant and the food quality is amazing. Decent sized portions and the sushi...More

1  Thank PhilTrenfield
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Ichiban remains our favourite restaurant in Cardiff. The owner, Car and his daughter Wymar are friendly and fun. The Japanese food is always fresh and delicious. We have introduced yet more new friends to raw fish and they loved it. We had rainbow maki, salmon...More

1  Thank S L
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Possibly one of the worse sushi experiences I have encountered. The only good part was the salmon sashimi. The tuna wasn't fresh it was quite devoid of moisture and the age gyoza tasted premade and cooked from frozen. The California rolls were very dry and...More

Thank SteveBLondon
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place can be quite empty at times, but don't be put off. It is really good value and the food is delicious. We've been several times as a family and as a couple. Has a great value lunch menu.

Thank paulJ2520JZ
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

First of all, credit where credit is due - food was incredible (except the beef noodles I was told - waste of money) BUT. Huge but here, it took 2 hours to deliver which means we had our Saturday night dinner at 9.40pm. She assured...More

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It's become a regular of ours now - fast service, freshly prepared and cooked food - always makes a great pit stop!

Thank mullygrub
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Have eaten a lot of sushi overseas but, but no connoisseur, this was first attempt in Cardiff and really happy with it. Convenient, clean, great value and apparently pretty good. Had sushi and the set meals for 3 people. The set meals are great value...More

Thank Localfarang
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Oh my god what a beautiful food experience from the teriyaki to the beef I loved the lot we ordered too much but ate the lot definitely coming back again what a fantastic Japanese restaurant this cannot be beaten in Cardiff a lovely night and...More

1  Thank MickeyBoyWise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2066 8833
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