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Cardiff Bay Wales, Cardiff
(4.5/5 based on 3,800+ reviews on the web)
Eat, shop, and relax at Cardiff Bay Wales, one of Europe’s largest waterfront developments. Built around a freshwater lake, this area combines entertainment, shopping, and fine dining to attract visitors from around the world. Walk along the waterfront to see numerous notable buildings, including the Pierhead (built in 1897), Norwegian Church, Senedd, and the Wales Millennium Center, home to the Welsh National Opera. Iconic Mermaid Quay comprises a mix of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, and tourist facilities. Stop by the visitor center to pick up souvenirs, buy tickets to various attractions, and grab free maps of the city and the surrounding region. Our Cardiff trip itinerary planner makes visiting Cardiff Bay Wales and other Cardiff attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Better to go in a sunny day, unfortunately we had a froggy one. We take a boat for 3 pounds and had the opportunity to visit the bay from the water, good views and friendly captain. 
  • Ideally suited for bars shops and restaurants lovely and clean and boat trips well organised the millennium theatre is the best I have been to in Wales and a must to visit 
  • This is the new place to be for locals, there's a section which is just all business but they also have great restaurants and cafes that are worth giving a go 
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  • A lovely place to visit, with a few gift shops and many restaurants. They loose 1 star because 1/2 the restaurants appear to be Italian so not as good a choice as you would hope.
  • On this wonderful May 5th sunny day we visited and had the lunch time menu. Sat outside on the terrace I had the 3 course introductory menu of : 1 A superb corgette and pea rissoto it was outstanding I have to say. 2. A huge fishcake with prawns and laid on samphire and cockles. Served with a hollandaise sauce and a soft poached egg. It was beyond amazing. 3. Pancotta with fruits and ginger cake pieces. Original and delicious. All this was £10.50 get down there before the prices go up.
  • Brilliant!