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A Shot in the dark - CLOSED

12 City Road | CF24 3DL, Cardiff CF24 3DL, Wales
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
10 Sep 2015
“Love Shot in the Dark”
29 Jul 2015
“Pretty decent food, one rude and surly waitress, and the worst mojitos ever”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
12 City Road | CF24 3DL, Cardiff CF24 3DL, Wales
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great little place hidden at the bottom of City rd. Cafe style downstairs, and cosy lounge style upstairs. Good food, beer, awesome cheese board!

Thank EscapeRoomsCardiff
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very frustrated with our visit today (28 July, about 17:30) though I can pretty much attribute this to one person: the girl who was serving us. It’s a kind of bugbear of mine – staff in restaurants and bars are there to do a job,...More

2  Thank Kal_elen
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The title sums it up. The coffee is nothing special, looks like it's maybe Clifton Coffee Roasters, but it tasted acrid, and bitter. Staff were unfriendly, taking a minute to finish a casual conversation before coming to the till to serve me with an introduction...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Just a quick coffee in sun while car got cleaned thought I'd check what rating was an thought only fair to leave review table very dirty outside ciggerette boxes on table even though member of staff was on quick fag break when we went in...More

Thank Katty03
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Shot in the Dark is a lovely little place. Small enough to be cozy but big enough that you don't feel claustrophobic. The staff were friendly, food was delicious and I almost couldn't finish my plate off. We felt that the food was good value...More

Thank Jasmine C
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

a shot in the dark informal › an attempt to guess something when you have no information or knowledge about the subject and therefore cannot possibly know what the answer is A visiting friend and I visited "A Shot in the Dark" after discovering AJ's (a few doors down) was closed for the weekend. Things started well enough but after...More

1  Thank kayakingsam
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I've been here a few time before but this was my first time eating - and their food is as lovely as their drinks! A few reviews mention price on here, but this place is fine - i had a jacket potato (3 toppings), a...More

1  Thank gorgon_girl
Reviewed 5 March 2015

great place to unwind with a whiskey, a lot of local sourced drinks and ingredients for the menu. The coffee is very good and cheap. Food is a bit more expensive but is very good quality. Atmosphere is great, but was much better when you...More

1  Thank Chris88Proctor
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Went on 15 February for a hot drink and cake with friends Great place to relax. Comfy brown leather couches . The waitress was good . Excellent selection of teas and cakes. Complimentary wifi Only down side is that they charge 35p if you use...More

Thank timike30
Reviewed 25 January 2015

I've frequently popped in here for a hot chocolate and a cake. Always relaxed and always nice seating.

Thank CarPem
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  • Address: 12 City Road | CF24 3DL, Cardiff CF24 3DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
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