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13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
+44 29 2034 4044
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous meal-the restaraunt was very busy with a lovely atmosphere.There was a short delay in taking our order but we were given complimentary olives and prosecco with a small taster of a wonderful risotto. The menu is small but all the choices were tempting and...More

Thank mai d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prices hiked up to £45 for a set menu 3 course meal for international day following a Wales rugby game. Poor service and still not serviced after three hours !!

3  Thank Euros E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called today for set lunch - 2 courses £14, 3 courses £18. Several good choices plus specials. I chose Borlotti bean soup & Porchetta. Husband has beef carpaccio & venison ragu pasta. All courses were excellent & comments from fellow diners reiterated our findings. Other...More

Thank gillyp2312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 5th visit prior to events at Principality ( always book). Did not disappoint. Fixed menu, but all selections very fresh and tasty. Good reasonably priced wines, friendly service and overall price reasonable. Manages to deliver home cooked feel to dishes. Go somewhere else if...More

Thank Picpoul
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Casanova has a regular clientele which is not surprising as the food is really terrific. Antonio, the chef has a real interest in cooking and is highly skilled as is his assistant. The menu change often and there is always a really good choice. Today...More

Thank penarthguy
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not sure I understand the Rep, I find it expensive and all a bit faulty towers. The upstairs has no atmosphere what so ever, it's far too bright and uncomfortable, and the service a bit chaotic. Iv been a few times now and I wouldn't...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

If you need a quick business lunch this is a great place .The black pudding starter and the fish main course were good value. Try the canole desert with candied orange filling and coffee. The service is excellent and it has the feel of a...More

Thank ieuanandnia
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Visited a few years ago and loved it. Came back for a special occasion and it was a completely different experience. The place is very brightly lit and old fashioned.We were shown up the metal stairs to a table on the first floor (scratched melamine...More

Thank barneybear66
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It would be so easy to pass by this unassuming restaurant without trying it. The lighting, and decor do nothing to intice you in but what a mistake that would be. The food is extraordinarily good. In fact it's the best Italian food I've eaten...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Italian food, since Cibo closed this is the best in the city by far. The service is warm and friendly and the menu is varied. Very reasonable too.

1  Thank Nicholas W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2034 4044
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