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6 The Red Dragon Centre Hemingway Road, Cardiff CF10 4JY, Wales
+44 29 2048 8820
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:30
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went Cardiff for shopping and decided to have some buffet. Found spice route on google search. Went there about 7:45. The restaurant wasn't that busy as I expected. We were welcomed by a member of staff. It wasn't so pleasant or warm. The presentation is very poor. They should concentrate on their decorations & cleaning. Chairs are ripped, dust... More 

Thank faisalrcy
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and two children. We were seated and then ignored. Eventually I got some drinks and went to get food. It supposedly caters for many cuisines, but the only Italian was cold pizza slices which had run out and we're not replenished. There was no sight of Thai cuisine . There were two curries on... More 

Thank Jojopokins
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I started eating when I found a fried ant stuck to my poppadom, all they offered was to bring out new poppadoms

Thank Olivia B
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mix of indian and Chinese buffet. Most buffets lack in taste due to mass production but this one was totally different. The food tasted as good as any and I wanted to eat even after I was full. Service was great too.

Thank Rashid K
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to spice route many times mainly with work. As this was really nice I brought my family to experience. They all enjoyed the meal. Excellent food, excellent service, Very clean. I will be returning again with work and family. Keep up your good work.

Thank James17072002
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food for a buffet restaurant tastes good even though it sits there for a while, however this establishment lacks any service or interaction from staff, lovely homemade desserts other than the pre brought cakes

Thank Mohammed Ibrahi... M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My friend & I visited for a quick meal before cinema on Sunday evening (set price of £13.99 but different prices on different days). Lots of choice & very tasty too! I'm vege & was pleased to have plenty of choice. Also last time I visited I brought my young children & there was plenty of 'kiddy' food choice too... More 

Thank Ron77777
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Been to Spice Route many many times, and always had a fantastic meal. However, they have been going hill steadily over the last couple of years - moving to cheaper foods Today was a real shocker!! - had hardly any food available, so walked out. So so disappointing...would not recommend to anyone anymore!!

Thank Mark J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Have visited this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. A wonderful array of Indian foods (and a choice for kids as well). Probably the best curries you will find with the best side dishes as well. Cannot understand comments on rudeness but that is a two way street. If you want to be treated well show respect and... More 

Thank robertgraham1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I’ve always regarded the Red Dragon Centre at Cardiff Bay as a bit of a soulless place and a recent visit to the Spice Route Diner has done very little to dispel that opinion. We visited recently, early evening, before the cinema. The “front of house” greeted us with a grunt and a fart, (no, I tell a lie, a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Red Dragon Centre Hemingway Road, Cardiff CF10 4JY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 8820
Welcome to our abode. Take a trip down spice lane and enjoy a delicious array of dishes from the Eastern areas of the world! We provide freshly prepared, 100% Halal food in the form of an Island Buffet. Our palatial restaurant provides the perfect atmosphere for family and friends with the perfect location in the Red Dragon Centre. We also provide free parking for all of our customers. Currently running a number of amazing summer deals, visit our Website, Facebook or Twitter.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?