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21 St. Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
+44 29 2038 7026
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 - 16:00
Mon 19:00 - 23:59
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 23:59
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my partner, as we were in the mood for some live music. Having looked at the menu we decided to also have dinner. Firstly we were surprised by the selection of food available, there's definitely something for everybody on the menu and at fantastic value for money! We both had a leek and potato soup for start which... More 

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Thank jameshZ6762NX
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Wow. Thank you for such a positive review. I am delighted that we have catered for all your needs and that you would both happily return. I look forward to welcoming you. Kind regards, Simon More 

Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Meal was lovely and complementary drinks because we stayed in the hotel. Excellent value for money. (just under £22 for 3 people) atmosphere was really nice with jazz playing whilst you eat

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Thank cortijorey
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your five star review. I am very happy that you have all enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've lived in Cardiff for 4 years and have always wanted to go here but never did as my assumption was that of a bar with pub grub and jazz music. While me and my partner were walking past while deciding where to eat before visiting the museum she was enticed by the chefs special bbq chicken advertised outside so... More 

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Thank Ricky O
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Ricky for your excellent feedback. I am delighted that you have both enjoyed yourselves. I agree that you cannot see properly that we have a nice looking restaurant area at the back. Hopefully people will try us after reading your review. I shall speak to the staff as a check back should be automatic. We look forward to... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for Saturday 15th April, arrived at 12.20pm and shown to table, our was taken by 12.35pm then the problems started, we had to wait 50minutes for our starter to arrive and a further 35mins for our mains to arrive. Food was excellent when it arrived, but all staff were just running around, not knowing what was going... More 

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Thank Tony J
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Tony for your feedback. I am very sorry that the service was so poor. It is really annoying as I had plenty of staff working with it being a rugby weekend in the stadium. I cannot give a reason why the timings would have been so bad. Thankfully you enjoyed the food in the end. I will speak... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to cafe jazz for a meal last sat on a hen night there were 10 of us food was fab as was service would highly recommend

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Thank sianamorris
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed yourselves and hope that you will return to us in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party if about fourteen of us answered received very warmly. After being seated the food came quickly. It was delicious and my stake was cooked perfectly. Great atmosphere great meal well done cafe jazz.

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Thank lublu64
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind comments. It was a pleasure to welcome you all and hopefully we shall get to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I am a little perplexed to cafe Jazz. As a party of three and the advertising outside we thought jazz and food equals perfect. Needless to say that the atmosphere was that of trouble. Tensions between customers/drinkers was getting that of a heightened feel. We all opted for two courses. The sweet potato dippers. Lovely. Then mains came. Sea food... More 

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Thank Liamnashir
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you Liam for your feedback. I am very surprised to read your comments and I am very sorry that you have not really enjoyed your visit. The atmosphere in Cafejazz is nearly always excellent so we cannot think when this night was. The dark haired lady is really, really well liked so I am sure you would have appreciated... More 

North Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The one member of staff we saw was very helpful, although a little bit clumsy at times, but then given he had a few people to serve and we hadn't booked, he did seem a little bit flustered! The food was nice, although as it was (unexpectedly?) busy, the service was a little on the slow side for the food.... More 

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Thank llama86
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback which I shall use to ensure an improvement in service. We have a couple of new members of staff who are still in training. I apogise that this affected your experience a little. The service charge for parties of five or more is optional. I am very sorry that this was not made... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Me and my wife booked a meal here before going to a concert. I booked it with my gourmet card from Lloyds bank because we had a 50 percent discount. We ordered a two course set meal, which came with a drink, for £13.95 each and we're pleased to get the two meals for £13.95. Not only was the food... More 

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Thank Charles J
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit and have appreciated the great value that we try to offer. I hope to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon More 

Level Contributor
67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is good, and good value especially when you have the lunch deal of two mains for £12, on that two for £12 menu includes the chicken pie with chips which I would recommend. Portion sizes are also generous and filling. The decor could do with a bit of updating but if you want tasty good value food... More 

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Thank Missp5555
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit and I hope you will become a new regular of ours. Kind regards, Simon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 16:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:59
Thursday
11:30 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 St. Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2038 7026
  • This restaurant is at Sandringham Hotel
Description
CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name suggests, CaféJAZZ is an establishment founded on a love of hosting the best jazz sounds new and old, local and international. At CaféJAZZ you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly and high quality service and delicious food at good prices - and all of this whilst enjoying live performances from some of the world's finest jazz musicians. The CaféJAZZ venue is situated in the heart of one of the liveliest and youngest capital cities in Europe, and its intimate size lets you feel close to the action. So call in and enjoy!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?