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Summary

Ignore the drab setting next to a Cowbridge Road East butcher’s shop, and take refuge in this vibrant dining room, where chef and author Anand George delivers “brilliant Keralan cooking” with nouvelle Indian flourishes; early-bird thalis are a new innovation.

£41
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It’s “not in a great location” (atop a shop on Cowbridge Road East – even fans “wish it was a nicer looking place”), but this haute-yet-trad curry house has a “strong sense of place and origin” and its “well executed, beautifully presented” fare is a “must in Cardiff”.

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“I visit as often as I can, and I have always said I don’t like Indian cuisine!”; this popular curry house has a “slightly offputting location” (“over a shop on Cowbridge Road East”) but many continue to reckon its “posh” Indian dishes “by far the best food in Cardiff”.

£47
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It’s “not the most desirable location” – above a shop in Canton – but this “unassuming” venture wows reporters with its “refined” service and “exceptional” nouvelle Indian cuisine; ratings continue to support claims that it’s now the “best Indian restaurant in Cardiff”, having surpassed the chef’s former haunt Mint and Mustard.

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
70

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre £12.95  
SundayLunch £17.95  
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 47.95 D only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.50 £13.50 £3.95 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.95
Filter Coffee £2.95
Extras  
Service 10.00%
185a, Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF11 9AJ
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm-11 pm
Wednesday5 pm-11 pm
Thursday5 pm-11 pm
Friday5 pm-11 pm
Saturday5 pm-11 pm
Sunday1 pm-9 pm

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