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Jacob's Antique Market

West Canal Wharf, Cardiff CF10 5DB, Wales
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Relaxing Saturday shopping trip

Love a wander around the vintage goodies even if I don't buy. Then tea and a Welsh cake in the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Ruth W
via mobile
Rude staff, over priced, go elsewhere

Had such high hopes of this place and travelled far for it but was very disappointed. Very over... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
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Located at the heart of Cardiff city centre, just a stones throw away from the central train station. Four floors of countless collectables, you can loose yourself in second-hand books, vintage clothing, furniture, records, army surplus, comics, Retro goodies, and so much more! If that all gets a bit too much, located a the top of the building we have the West Wharf Gallery, displaying contemporary art all year round, and providing a great location for anyone looking to host their own event in very special location.If that all gets a bit too much, you can always pop to the our "Off The Rails Café" and get a hearty breakfast. Or why not enjoy afternoon tea looking out over Cardiff on our very own roof garden and conservatory.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“jewellery” (3 reviews)
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West Canal Wharf, Cardiff CF10 5DB, Wales
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Love a wander around the vintage goodies even if I don't buy. Then tea and a Welsh cake in the upstairs cafe and a seat in the top floor shabby chic conservatory is not to be missed. Great views of roof top Cardiff

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had such high hopes of this place and travelled far for it but was very disappointed. Very over priced items and staff that don't seem to want to interact or even smile. A very strong smell of pee as you go up the stairs -...More

Thank aimo1
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

After waiting to see this place for a while we've visited the three floors today, and came to a conclusion that the place could be so much better, the military items are quite beautiful same as some of the jewellery in the first floor, however...More

Thank Miguel D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Loads crammed into 3 floors but disappointed at the layout of the majority of stalls which looked more like a jumble sale than a fine antiques emporium! Nice part of the City to start exploring Cardiff and close to Central station.

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was my second trip to Jacob's and it was just as I remembered. Lovely friendly staff, an abundance of antiques, lots of stalls selling all manner of curiosities and ALWAYS something to buy! There are lots of taxidermy animals and dolls and bits of...More

Thank Bianca L
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were looking forward to browsing around all the briabrac and antiques in Jacobs after reading their leaflet. The groung floor looked promising, with a mish mash of antique furniture, more vintage items, stuffed animals and curios. Second and third floors were more china, toys...More

2  Thank Dee201671
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Jacobs is 3 floors Militaria clothing shoes pottery old furniture and bits and pieces picked over and over leaving v little to find of excitement unless you've got hankering for the title. Antiques in my opinion it's not

1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit Jacobs Market today, having travelled a fair distance from the Midlands to do so. What a massive let down. We parked In their car park and went in. Spent a good hour looking over all the stalls. However on leaving we found...More

6  Thank pterryshort
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is an amazing place for anyone who loves antiques, art or all round quirkiness. It is a little cramped as there is antiques absolutely EVERYWHERE. I could easily spend hours just mooching, it's also a great place if you have some time to waste...More

1  Thank mstrong2016
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Visited on 6 April 2016, Poor signage meant we got blocked in by rusty old Volvo until we paid £5 for release (poor faded signage), the building was old and in desperate need of refurbishment, The stalls are many and most are dusty and unkempt...More

5  Thank David G
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