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Norwegian Church Arts Centre

Harbour Drive | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
+44 29 2087 7959
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Interesting building, plus a cafe

Mainly used as a function hall and moved from its original location, this small building has light... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clive A
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Good for quick visit

Most interesting part is the exterior. You can learn some of its history with a visit inside and... read more

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Famous writer Roald Dahl was baptized in this tiny church.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Harbour Drive | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
+44 29 2087 7959
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Reviewed yesterday

Mainly used as a function hall and moved from its original location, this small building has light, interesting history displayed inside. The cafe that uses it can be a little chaotic in service at times but they work hard and aim to please. The food...More

Thank Clive A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Most interesting part is the exterior. You can learn some of its history with a visit inside and there's a small cafe inside too.

Thank jessieg2406
Reviewed 3 days ago

The history of this little building is quite involved, but it goes back to a time when Cardiff was a bustling port. The building fell badly into disrepair but is not getting back to it's glory. The Roald Dahl connection is fascinating and this church...More

Thank cgaw14
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very picturesque Norwegian stave church, originally built in the 19th century for visiting Norwegian sailors, now moved half a mile from its original position to stand at the edge of the bay. Beautifully restored, now no longer a functioning Lutheran church, but an art...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice items on sale however the building is very small and main area was closed due to conference. quaint building

Thank Mo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cafe right on waterfront with an interesting history. Plenty of information inside and the person serving in the cafe when we went was very informative and we learnt a great deal from him. Good coffee and hot chocolate with marsh mallows served! Very good...More

Thank meggie1335
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church looks whao outside and inside is such a let down. They have taken away all the History and put in a Tea Room which looks like a school canteen. Such a waste!

Thank AEB42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a cute little church. I liked the history of it as I am not religious at all. There is a nice art gallery and a cute little cafe.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a couple of points to make about the Norwegian Church. Firstly it's no longer a church and secondly it was not originally situated where it is today. Put these to one side and it does not take away from the fact this is...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved to see art gallery and amazed to see the historic events photos and stuff... a must see place for art lovers!

Thank simondavis00
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