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Absolutely great

One our favourite places too walk through, would highly recommend! There’s some great shops here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Quintessential Cardiff

You don't have to spend any time in there, but if you go to Cardiff, go to the Arcade's. Their... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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The oldest shopping mall in the city, dating back to 1856; features everything from antiques to clothes.
Cardiff, Wales
City Centre
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One our favourite places too walk through, would highly recommend! There’s some great shops here, our favourite is definitely Route 1 (skate clothing brands shop)

Thank derekthedinosar
Reviewed April 22, 2018

You don't have to spend any time in there, but if you go to Cardiff, go to the Arcade's. Their worth a pop in, with little shops and cafe's, you can find something for everything!

Thank KimbersS
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

There are a number of Arcades that run off St Mary Street, but, with the sun streaming through the glass roof, we were attracted to the varied selection of more unusual retail outlets in the Royal. We also came across, and spent some time, in...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Worth a quick look, small individual shops and some restaurants hidden from the main area. Only takes a few minutes. Great short cut between streets.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Super cute arcade, definitely a must see, its so charming. Lot's of small shops, its lovely. Recommend.

Thank Mafalda P
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Nice selection of small shops/cafes. It is a shame that some have closed since I have last visited here. I will definitely call again when in Cardiff as it is in a central location and I can always find gifts etc that I cannot find...More

Thank 89Jenks
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

On rainy days it's nice to be able to see shops and eateries without getting soaked.The most arcades I have seen in one city.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

A lot of small shops, good for gift shopping! The arcade is clean and well taken care of and looks lovely! Take a stroll and enjoy

Thank Anji T
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I love the arcades in this city, this one was my favorite one. The shops were all local and had cool stuff. Up-cycled clothes, antique shops and gift shops. There was also cafes. Well worth the time.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

To look for an odd or different piece of jewelry. Finally found a bracelet that my wife wanted with a Welsh dragon on it at a store called Ganesha, the only place in town that had one. They also had a large selection of fine...More

Thank Kenneth O
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Dee G
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Response from chinatravler022 | Reviewed this property |
sorry I do not know either. I too take the train..