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Shaam Nights

116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
+44 29 2048 2824
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (103 reviews)
“rice” (132 reviews)
“hummus” (92 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 1,551 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Shaam Nights reluctantly after reading the rave reviews and we were not disappointed. I ordered the Lamb Shank and my wife the chicken shawarma dish. Both tasted fresh and spot on. The fresh juices are something unique and mainly the...More

Thank davedgrole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is gorgeous, huge selection and when it comes there is lots of it. Definitely worth a visit. Staff are relaxed, friendly and helpful.

1  Thank SMJ1405
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and kind comments. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A chance to try something different. I had Chicken Mlokhya. The Mlokhya can be spelt differently depending on the culture but these are spinach like leaves which are boiled into a broth and served with chicken. Result - a flavoursome and healthy dish. I also...More

Thank veggieconvert
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are glad that you had enjoyed the whole experience dining with us. Look forward to seeing you back soon. Regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat out a lot, this is my 1st ever review on food. Went with my son last night, service was good, we ordered the platter for 2, it came within a 15/20min, (as the waiter said). Various types of kebab's, ALL had there own...More

2  Thank David S
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello David, Many thanks for you review and very kind comments. It was absolutely great pleasure meeting you and your son. We are glad that we lived up to your son recommendation and our reputation. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're on holiday and a Tripadvisor search identifies a restaurant as one of the best - well this really is! Syrian food was a first for us. The flavours and the cooking were amazing! Every ingredient tasted super fresh and delicious. Everything we tried...More

1  Thank Wendy S
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello Wendy and Rogger, Thank you so much for taking the time and review us. It was our great pleasure that you all had such a wonderful experience. Look forward to seeing you back when next in cardiff. Regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bemused at managements catty responses to pretty much every single recent negative review/criticism, especially hilarious are references to cctv to check if people's plates were empty! Anyway here goes.... I ate here a couple of years ago and the food was bland and have not...More

6  Thank alladin01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love food from this region, and wanted to let the kids sample it; rather than eat the usual high street options you get on every high street in the UK. It is well worth going slightly off the beaten track for this food. I...More

Thank Fenlander1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shaam Nights is a Syrian/Lebanese restaurant in the Roath area of Cardiff. Stunning, colourful Middle Eastern inspired decor. There is a rustic tiled floor, elaborate mosaic walls and beautiful lanterns. Enjoyed a traditional meat platter with salad and chips. Delicious freshly squeezed pineapple juice. Value...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the lamb shank, biryani, musaka and kubba. All the dishes were mediocre, none were tasty. The meat was not tender in any of the dishes. The portion of rice was small. No salad. The decor is very nice the staff are okay. The...More

2  Thank Sai16
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello, Thank for taking the time and review us. Shaam nights deals seriously with honest reviews and feedback but not at this occasion. Investigating your review and going back to our CCTV we found the following: Your plates were completely wiped out plus you had...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yep, there's a lot of places doing food in this genre on City Road and we picked this one based on other very positive reviews - and it didn't disappoint. Chicken kufte was beautiful and the chilly sauce packs a very tasty and slightly mayonnaise...More

Thank Bluebirdmark
Admin-sn, Public Relations Manager at Shaam Nights, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much such a fantastic review and very kind comments. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards.

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Awais S
Does Shaam Nights take card payment?
3 April 2017|
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Response from nolanar | Reviewed this property |
No it's cash only!
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jimmygreenarmy
Can you bring your own drink in?
29 March 2017|
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Response from LewPontypridd | Reviewed this property |
No strictly no alcohol 😐
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Melinda L
Are reservations recommended?
26 June 2016|
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Response from Julie H | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 - 22:00
Monday
11:59 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:59 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:59 - 22:00
Thursday
11:59 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:59 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 City Road | Roath, Cardiff CF24 3DQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 2824
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Description
Sunday Times Magazine and news paper has mentioned few times that Shaam Nights one of the three best Middle Eastern grill houses in the UK visit our website for more details. Shaam Nights has also been announced on Wales on line as one of the best in Wales. Shaam Nights is a rather elegant dining experience and sets itself apart from the rest both inside and out. With a beautiful, rustic tiled floor, stained glass and bronze lanterns and noticeably deep cushioned seats. Shaam Nights offers you a rare opportunity to taste its HALAL Authentic Syrian Cuisine at the heart of Cardiff. Shaam nights is conveniently located close to City centre, less than ten minutes walk or a couple of minutes driving.