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Wally's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
Cafe, Austrian, European, British
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Royal arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AE, Wales
+44 29 2022 9265
Today
08:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wally's Delicatessen has been a presence in Cardiff City Centre for years. Selling quality and some rare Deli foods. Now with the upstairs open as a coffee Shop/Cafe serving freshly made lunches. The smell from a good selection of 'home made' soups, cakes pastries and fresh salads greets you as you climb the stairs. Uniformed staff lead you to your... More 

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Thank 1stClassRider
scotland
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great place to be, staff are very good and food to die for. We waited 10 min for table and we're rewarded with great service and super food. Good atmosphere and great choice from a wide scope of menus. Deli shop has brilliant selection of foods and wine. Just go there and enjoy.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you can't be inspired by Wally's you don't deserve to eat! Spices, herbs, cheeses, pages, charcuterie, tinned and dried goods, mustards, pickles - the list is endless. The staff are so helpful and knowledgeable -the lady on the cheese counter can put half a stone on you in seconds just suggesting how to use some of the varieties! Wander... More 

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Thank jmhancock
Neath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

only went in for a glass of Prosecco but after drinking that upstairs we had to look around the deli.....amazing range of foods to buy....well worth a visit

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Thank Carol M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

There's not much cooking involved more arranging......an amazing amount of excellent food on a plate. I always have brunch or lunch here when in town and because not that many people know about it it's always relatively easy to get a table. Simple food done with care.

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Thank kingoflard
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

this place has stood the test of time. the sandwiches are always fresh and filling. above average prices but great quality.

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Thank leethomaswales
New Orleans, Louisiana
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Any time I am in Cardiff this is must for me. The shop has a food selection that is fantastic. I plan to just have something to eat up stairs but I also wind up shopping there. The staff is very helpful if you have questions.

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Thank chinatravler022
Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A great place to eat if you can get a seat. Small and very busy but with lots of choice and excellent food. Downstairs is a fantastic food shop with an impressive range of local and continental food products to buy. Well worth a visit. We will go there again next time we are in Cardiff.

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Thank Pauline M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Met some girlfriends for lunch and had Graz for lunch. It was so amazing I bought some of the ingredients in the Deli afterwards. Good service and great food.

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Thank Mallyfam
Barry, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A special trip to visit Wallys. And my shopping basket was full of goodies. Then I noticed they have a cafe now. Just went for a coffee and it was really good. Must go for lunch next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Austrian, European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:30
Thursday
08:00 - 17:30
Friday
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2022 9265

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