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“cardiff bay”(82 reviews)
“vibrant area”(7 reviews)
Overlooking the Bay and with a chic, cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mermaid Quay is where Cardiff comes to relax.Just five minutes from the city centre, it's the perfect destination for relaxing, partying or splashing out on a bit of retail therapy or...more
Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
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All reviews cardiff bay restaurants and bars vibrant area plenty of choice overlooking the bay plenty of places to eat sunny day millennium centre spoilt for choice eating places water taxi norwegian church boat ride pierhead building great atmosphere lovely place to visit walk around
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The place was clean and everything worked. It wasn't exactly stunning, but a reasonable place to wander around. Some good views over the bay though.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent selection of shops to browse around for a bit of retail therapy. Also a very good selection of cafes and restaurants and a really nice place to come and eat.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quay is okay. You get the feeling that a lot of rejuvenation happened a few years back, and it has just stayed the same since. I'd advise getting the river bus to see it. There is a great little shop that does Welsh cakes...More

Thank CoventryJools
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely quay to arrive at on the Water bus, there was a Lego exhibition and so many cafes and restaurants with food from around the world and there is a shrine to Ianto Jones, an amazing area which is obviously popular with visitors and locals

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Lego Big Cats installation in Tahoma Square, a selection of cats from the wild expertly crafted using Lego. It’s free and an ideal outing for all ages. Running over this half term break.

Thank Kelkookakhoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the waterfront redevelopment of Cardiff bay, the Mermaid Quay is a stunning setting with views over the water of the bay. Not touristy, so you'll be mixing with locals. Nice and relaxing part of the Welsh Capital.

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit by boat or bus or walking! Plenty to see and do when your down at the bay and it’s very calm and peaceful!

Thank kjf_x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a gloriously warm day for our visit. The quay looks lovely in the sunshine & is a good place to chill out with plenty of restaurants to choose from as well as the ice cream parlour. Definitely worth a visit....More

Thank suegR4175FY
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Loads of great restaurants nestling around the Harbour. All very clean and quite smart. Also just 100 yards form the brilliant Millenium centre theatre, ballet and home of the internationally renowned Welsh National Opera

Thank GerryPal
Reviewed 5 October 2018

certainly good to walk around at the water, but not really much to see around, except of a lot of different restaurans. Expected more but certainly good to spend some hours there or to take a boat tour

Thank Marcel_C_ZH
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20 May 2017|
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Response from NYLON_nomad | Reviewed this property |
All depends on your budget and interests.
terry v
15 September 2015|
Response from Mermaid_Quay_Cardiff | Property representative |
Hi Terry The public toilets are located upstairs by the entrance to The Glee Club. The entrance to upstairs is opposite GBK on Bute Street. Hope this helps. Thanks
1 June 2015|
Response from yellowbelliedlady |
Sorry, didn't use the sofa bed but if it's anything to go by the main bed was very comfy.