Cardiff city guides

The best restaurants in Cardiff city centre.


Dylan Mitchell

Cardiff has a rich history with incredible attractions around the city and many things to do if you’re visiting. No matter what you do in the Welsh capital, one thing is for sure: you’re bound to get hungry at some point. And when you’re hungry and exploring a new city, you’ll want to sample the best restaurants in the area, right?! So, check out this list of the best restaurants in Cardiff city centre.

Places to eat in Cardiff city centre.

There’s all kinds of beautiful cuisines available to choose from in Cardiff, but which one will you go for? If you’re in need of some guidance, read our list of the top restaurants in Cardiff city centre:

  • The Collage Bar and Lounge at Radisson Blu

  • Prezzo

  • Ed’s Easy Diner

  • Bella Italia

The Collage Bar and Lounge at Radisson Blu.

The Collage Bar and Lounge at the Radisson Blu is comfortably one of the best places to eat in Cardiff city centre. It’s a vibrant and stylish establishment that offers a unique blend of sophistication and relaxation. The space is beautifully designed with contemporary decor and boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Once you’re settled at your table, you can indulge in an extensive selection of expertly crafted cocktails, fine wines, and premium spirits while enjoying live music or DJ performances. The menu features a fusion of international flavours, including delectable small plates and sharing platters. Whether you're seeking a cosy spot for an intimate gathering or a lively setting for socialising, The Collage Bar and Lounge provides a memorable experience in the heart of Cardiff.

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If you’re on the lookout for Cardiff lunch deals, you’ve definitely come to the right place! With Prezzo, not only do you get one of the best restaurants in Cardiff city centre, but you have a great spot for some lunch. While Prezzo does serve the most delicious pasta dishes around, they also have a delightful lunch offering, particularly their sandwiches.

At tastecard, we highly recommend the chicken and prosciutto focaccia sandwich, which is just the top-up you need while traversing the city’s many great attractions. If you’re feeling adventurous and extra peckish, then you should try the spinach Cresta di gallo with pesto, peas and burrata. This healthy dish will give you all the energy you’ll need for the rest of the day!

For 2 for 1 offers at tastecard, you can enjoy an Italian meal for less on Sundays to Fridays. Offer excludes Saturdays, after 5pm on Fridays and all of December.

Ed’s Easy Diner.

The next stop on our tour of the best restaurants in Cardiff city centre takes us to Ed’s Easy Diner. This old-American-style establishment is the perfect place for people young and old to stop for a bite to eat. Whether you want a burger, a sandwich or just a milkshake, you’ll be pleased with the combination of quality, style and flavour here!

There are a host of traditional American favourites to choose between at Ed’s, with a number of burger and hotdog options available. If you arrive early enough, you can tuck into a scrumptious breakfast. So, what are you waiting for?

Get 25% off your bill at Ed’s Easy Diner on Sundays to Thursdays with tastecard.

Bella Italia.

From the moment you step into Bella Italia, you're greeted by the aroma of freshly baked pizza and simmering sauces. The menu is a playground for your taste buds, offering everything from lip-smacking pasta to heavenly gelato. The chefs in the kitchen craft delightful dishes that will make your heart sing "Mamma mia!" Whether you're craving a romantic dinner or a family feast, Bella Italia has got you covered.

So, gather your amici, come hungry, and let one of the best places to eat in Cardiff city centre transport you straight to the heart of Italy!

Get your Italian meal for much less with our 2 for 1 offer at tastecard – excluding Fridays, Saturdays, Bank Holidays and Celebration Days.

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