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33 Splott Road | Splott, Cardiff CF24 2BU, Wales
+44 29 2046 3900
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to love it here when it was Joe's but it's really gone downhill. It started and it ends with the chips. They used to serve hand cut chips, but not now. I recently had some recycled chips, I could tell because they were well done, but not hot enough, they also had vinegar on them and I never... More 

Thank jimllmixit
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of our local cafes offering so much more than just a full English. Great friendly staff and fabulous value

Thank Adrian C
Adelaide, Australia
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384 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Even the local band Goldie Lookin Chain will tell you about the place, its five-star rating, and how you should "take the missus down there, when you're dating"!. It is a good solid proper "caff", serving up all the greasy spoon fare for god prices. I grew up in the edgy, quite dangerous area, but I love coming back to... More 

Thank hogiebear33
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of the nicest cafe's around with the best tasting food. For the price you really can't go wrong very enjoyable and very filling cooked to perfection. Takeaway also if your lover is expecting a breakfast in bed lol.

Thank emmybevan
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

after being suggested to try this place i was not dissapointed at all. was starving so had the mega breakfast. LOADS to eat and very clean and grease free. would recommend to all.

Thank vicnix10
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great cafe, perfect for breakfast or lunch. Plenty of options on the menu, quick service and reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

Thank Wayne D
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great 'no frills' cafe, great value for money. Plenty to choose from, and they do a great breakfast! Service is always quick and efficient.

Thank Fiona S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stooped in for a coffee and decided to order breakfast. Excellent latte and great food. Order came quickly and hot. Very reasonably priced and spotless. Nice atmosphere and service.

Thank sian D
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Imperial Cafe is not on a major route but we'll worth finding. Staying nearby Google found it and Trip Advisor reviews prompted our visit. Clean, welcoming and easily accommodated our group of 6. 2 fussy eaters and 1 gluten free well cared for as were the 3 hungry horses! Food excellent and so is the value. We only tried a... More 

Thank Richard T
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Great traditional British working nan good and full hearty English breakfast. Run for many years in the year by same family and well respected restaurant open to everyone. Highly recommended for local good value British Welsh food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Splott Road | Splott, Cardiff CF24 2BU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2046 3900

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