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3-6 Hills Street | St Davids -2, Cardiff CF10 2LE, Wales
0292 20342499
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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deeside
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been before and it was ok but this time it was not good. We booked for a family meal and birthday we booked a table but they seemed as though they had no tables we did get one. The food was not as good and they had run out of some of the food they normally have. When... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At first impression it looked like there is a lot of choice. The buffet was large however at closer look we found out that 90% of all meat was just chicken made on different style. Obviously the owners do not give a damn about variety but go for the money. Rice in sushi looked and tasted overcooked and the filling... More 

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Thank Coalatree
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this so called eating place last night .Hardly any Hot food available everything was either cold or nearly cold .Waited at the work station for pasta no chef served us so went along to the Chinese work station waited there for 5- 10 mins for a chef to take our plates and cook us a dish however he... More 

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Thank Sharon H
Anglesey
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want to stuff yourself silly on average dishes then this is the place for you. Lots of choice and lots of seating.

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Thank Gwen71
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited on an afternoon lunch session and left distinctly underwhelmed. I feel this restaurant has gone down hill since our last visit. Food was lukewarm at best, lots of food wasn't replenished e.g. Noodles , rice , crumble . Choice was very average . The quality of meat wasn't very good. Fatty beef etc. Desserts generally seem to be cheap... More 

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Thank JMcM69
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suggested to the in laws that maybe we could try hot buffet as it would suit everyone. When we arrived two chefs outside smoking. The entrance was dirty. We entered the music was blasting. We immediately turned around and left. I wouldn't have entered but mother in law was curious she couldn't leave quick enough. I've used hot buffet... More 

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Thank antipaupau
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meet the basic needs. Children enjoyed themselves especially the variety and ability to taste a little bit of food without worrying about waste. Reasonably priced & children enjoyed the mocktails.

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Thank Irene D
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch on a Monday, this place is massive. Lot's of food to choose from. Price is a good deal. Everything I ate tasted good, only one thing tasted off it was the beef with broccoli (the beef had a sour flavor). Shrimp was good, fried rice was good. Service was good. I would like to try dinner... More 

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Thank Jahny W
Cefn-mawr, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All very good, nothing exceptional either way, all very good, nothing poor or mind blowingly good although the pork ribs and some of the prawns the were close to fantastic. Bulk food is hard to present well, lots of food being consumed quickly. Respect to those who pulled it off. 😎

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Thank Mr C
UK
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If like us you call at 5pm on a Saturday it's going to cost you £20 for a drink and food. The choice quite frankly is awful, the quality poor, and the staff look pretty uninterested. You'd be better off going to a chinese / indian / pizza parlour / tex mex and getting one good meal. Which is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, International, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-6 Hills Street | St Davids -2, Cardiff CF10 2LE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: 0292 20342499
Description
Sit down to a tantalising selection of authentic, freshly-made food, selected from a range of the world's most popular cuisines. Red Hot World Buffet Cardiff lets you choose your own eclectic eating experience.In a prime spot at the bustling St David's Shopping Centre, the restaurant is an ideal place to unwind after a spot of retail therapy, or before a game or concert at the world-class Millennium Stadium.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?