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$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
38-46 Royal Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AE, Wales
+44 29 2022 9265
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“potato salad” (5 reviews)
“salami” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Austrian, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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38-46 Royal Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AE, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Saturday when Wales was playing Australia...... Stumbled across it, remembered the Deli on the ground floor but didn't realize they had a small restaurant upstairs. With some dietary needs between us, we wondered if they could accommodate??? No problem, just tell us what...More

Thank Austen M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Had a real nice lunch as usual. I had Tyrol open sandwich which i really like. I love this place with soft music playing in the background. All the staff are really very good. I will be back very soon. Of course i was also...More

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very good deli downstairs, lovely home made soup and bread, tasty cakes in the restaurant upstairs. Very friendly helpful staff. We would recommend this place for a light lunch at a reasonable price.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch.The seating area for food is upstairs. I ordered the meat and cheese platter.I was happy with it, a good mix of meats,cheese,bread and some vege. A small pot of tea was a nice addition. Fast friendly service.They have a good...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

When you walk in and up it smells like a proper NY deli, your heart will do a little flutter. Make no mistake, this is a European deli, but if you love the NY version, you will be very happy here; excellent portion size, with...More

Thank CatlondonUS
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Visiting Cardiff with my daughter and grand-daughter, we discovered this lovely little place in Royal Arcade. We went there for breakfast two days in a row and it was really nice. Welcoming, friendly staff and the food was beautiful. The Greek yoghurt topped with granola...More

Thank Joan A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Had a lovely welcome only had sorbet but it was a mistake we soon realised when the meals started coming out .Food looked and smelled delicious sorry booking had been made for graduation party.Wonderful fresh salads and meats the sorbet was gorgeous as the weather...More

Thank 2angiec
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice lunch here both food and coffee are very good. i had Tyrol open sanwich. just lovley.

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Real delicatessen. Welsh specialities (without any of the tourist trimmings). Range of alcohol is carefully choose if the selection of gin is anything to go by.

Thank maerceci2014
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A great place to treat yourself to a delicious cake and coffee or one of Wally's very tasty open sandwiches. Soup is always available if you don't want to spend too much. In the summer they have some really delicious ice-creams in the shop downstairs...More

Thank custardslice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-46 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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