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Ichiban

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201 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AJ, Wales
+44 29 2066 8833
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12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited lunch time to be greeted by an enthusiastic and patient waitress. As I'm not the most experienced of sushi diners help and advice was given as to what to order... I'm used to picking dishes off a carousel and hoping for the best! But this was a much better way of trying something new. The food was of amazing... More 

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1 Thank Luke H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

There are two Ichiban restaurants in Cardiff. I am reviewing the one in Canton which I feel is much better than the other restaurant in Albany Road. The service is always quick, pleasant and the food quality is amazing. Decent sized portions and the sushi is always fresh. The salmon nigiri, spicy tuna roll and yaki niku beef are firm... More 

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1 Thank PhilTrenfield
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Ichiban remains our favourite restaurant in Cardiff. The owner, Car and his daughter Wymar are friendly and fun. The Japanese food is always fresh and delicious. We have introduced yet more new friends to raw fish and they loved it. We had rainbow maki, salmon sashimi, mixed tempura, edamame beans, Yaki Soba noodles. A lovely evening!

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1 Thank S L
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Possibly one of the worse sushi experiences I have encountered. The only good part was the salmon sashimi. The tuna wasn't fresh it was quite devoid of moisture and the age gyoza tasted premade and cooked from frozen. The California rolls were very dry and fell apart with the slightest of pressure. If this is the best Cardiff has to... More 

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Thank SteveBLondon
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place can be quite empty at times, but don't be put off. It is really good value and the food is delicious. We've been several times as a family and as a couple. Has a great value lunch menu.

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Thank paulJ2520JZ
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

First of all, credit where credit is due - food was incredible (except the beef noodles I was told - waste of money) BUT. Huge but here, it took 2 hours to deliver which means we had our Saturday night dinner at 9.40pm. She assured us and hour tops. We had to call 4-5 times to ask where it was.... More 

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Thank Beth J
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It's become a regular of ours now - fast service, freshly prepared and cooked food - always makes a great pit stop!

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Thank mullygrub
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Have eaten a lot of sushi overseas but, but no connoisseur, this was first attempt in Cardiff and really happy with it. Convenient, clean, great value and apparently pretty good. Had sushi and the set meals for 3 people. The set meals are great value and are robably enough on their own. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Localfarang
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Oh my god what a beautiful food experience from the teriyaki to the beef I loved the lot we ordered too much but ate the lot definitely coming back again what a fantastic Japanese restaurant this cannot be beaten in Cardiff a lovely night and experience had and the price was good

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1 Thank MickeyBoyWise
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here plenty of times when I fancy something a bit different. Lunchtime deal is £8.50 I think and you get plenty of choice for that. Food is always fresh and full of flavour would recommend the curry ramen.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2066 8833

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?