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Cardiff Bay

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Picturesque wharf lined with shops, boutiques and cafes.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a lovely place to visit for an afternoon I would highly recommend it at any time of year. I will be calling into the Bay later on in the year.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank riley1998
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cardiff bay has a vast amount to offer from bars, restaurants, the arts and free entertainment. Most weekends there is a festival or regatta. Free entry to these make them very popular. During the summer there is a man made beach so bring a bucket...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

A TRULY MAGICH BAY-so much to see! So much to do! So much History! So many places to eat and drink and relax. In fact SO MUCH to offer Every Single Day!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MamguCymraeg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for a walk around the bay while having a night away at the St David’s hotel. A lovely area with a nice selection of bars and restaurants. Perfect if you want to see the senedd also and the theatre. Not far from the city...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stunning and breathe taking. Went for a night out for Christmas and they bay has everything you need, food, music, ambiance.... well worth a night out there

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A trip to Cardiff took a look around Cardiff bay. A nice set up and has some decent restaurants to choose from

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cardiff Bay is at its best when the Oval Basin is filled with on of the many events that take place here. The Wales National Eisteddfod in August 2018 was a particularly event filled occasion, with something for everyone of all nationalities. Even when there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cogsone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little waterfront area, dotted by numerous restaurants and cafes. Just a short ride from downtown Cardiff, perfect for a leisurely morning stroll or a lunch with a view.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank narek55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean place, with lot of restaurants, very large place for children. The view is beautiful and I think it’s more beautiful during summer

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 0crinam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty much a fair weather venue, but always good fun. The summer sees events being held and the atmosphere really hotting up. Great to the water taxi from the bay to the castle.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Oxfordbabe
28 May 2018|
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Response from Nanna-Shan | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of bars in the bay but try the Jazz Cafe in city centre near Castle entrance. Great food and great atmosphere with live music.
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Lisa A
28 November 2017|
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Response from greenprincess222 | Reviewed this property |
Cardiff castle is nice, if you have a car no where beats St Fagans just on the outskirts.
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cherryblossom28
1 August 2017|
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Response from patricia E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went to Cardiff Bay for the Food and Drink Festival last month That is when to go for food, music and atmosphere....fantastic for families. I think we've got the last booking for accommodation for next, though we did... More
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