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Riverside Chinese restaurant

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44 Tudor Street, Cardiff CF11 6AH, Wales
+44 29 2037 2163
12:00 - 22:15
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:15
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:15
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first visit to this restaurant. We were recommended by our friend who had eaten there on several occasions. Sunday night and it was quiet but were greeted by very friendly staff and waiter gave us helpful info on items on menu. Lots of choice and nice to try different things. We had spring rolls and argau (prawn) dumplings to... More 

1 Thank btwoshoes
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our post rugby eating place of choice. Excellent staff, food and atmosphere. Set meal for 4 was a real feast.Highly recommended.

Thank John L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

8 people dining before the Wales v Australia match ( with the result we should have saved ticket money and stayed in the restaurant) table near window - have been to this particular restaurant a no. of times over the years but it is know looking very tired - we ordered the no.2 set menu for £22.50 a head and... More 

Thank rjames2016
Pontypridd,S Wales
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I've been going to the Riverside for many years and I can simply say if you like chinese food and your in Cardiff its a must.great food , great surroundings and great service . What more can you want.

Thank richard&allyson
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A well known local Chinese. The building is very tired. But note they are having a new restaurant built 1km away which the owners say will open in Nov 2016. I look forward to this happening. The food was excellent also the service. Hopefully this will carry over to the new restaurant.

Thank Kaetu
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The dim sum at this place is fantastic and great value for money. I have been going to the Riverside since I was a small child and when my boyfriend and I come up from London we always make a trip here. If you have Dimsum for two with jasmine tea it's very difficult to spend over £30. I've liked... More 

Thank YoungBoredAndBroke
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with 3 other couples and were so excited as had heard this was one of the best in South Wales. Unfortunately our expectations were not met! Upon arrival the staff were not particularly friendly. The food was very average and our starter banquet selection consisted of only prawn crackers, ribs and prawn toast. When we asked... More 

Thank AnnaP823
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was the first restaurant in Cardiff I visited to get dim sum. After living in south west London for over 10 years before moving to Wales I developed a major craving for dim sum. A bit of Googling and I found myself here. What a joy. The dim sum was bigger, hotter, fresher and lovelier than I'd hoped for.... More 

Thank sspencer66
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Family lunch for my Father in Law's Birthday. 7 Adults and 4 children. Ordered a collection of sharing dishes. Everything was beautiful, all dishes were obviously freshly cooked and with quality ingredients. The staff could not have been better. Every request, particularly regarding the children, was seen to immediately. I cannot believe that, after living in Cardiff most of my... More 

Thank Paul B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Riverside Cantonese is a little gem in the Cardiff Chinese food scene - smarter than the Happy Gathering, but equally tasty, and much better than the many take-away offerings. The staff here do go out of their way to make you feel welcome, the setting is cosy and smart, would be ideal for get-togethers, couples, and family gatherings. We had... More 

Thank chrissie583

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Tudor Street, Cardiff CF11 6AH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2037 2163

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