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Steen the Chef

Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BZ, Wales
+44 29 2023 1723
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Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“fish cakes” (5 reviews)
“vegan burger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BZ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Best smelling cafe in Cardiff... mouth watering! Only popped in for tea but the cooking smells made me plan another more foodie visit!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Yas R
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We went to Steen the Chef for a dinner based on TripAdvisor recommendation and found this small place with simple interior/tables and a welcoming host. The menu was short and not too complicated which was nice. They offered Fish Friday specials and explained how to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kairi K
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Hey, thanks for your kind words, glad you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to feed you again sometime soon, many thanks Steen

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Went here for fish Fridays. Amazing food - cheap price tag. We got all seven fish tapas for £7 per person (four of us in total). The staff were extra friendly, and you could see how passionate Steen himself is about cooking. I hope to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LRH94
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Hey, we loved having you along, glad you like our fish Friday, and we hope to see you again soon. And you’re right I am passionate.

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

4 of us had lunch recently. All different meals, all really tasty The workers lunch of mushroom and sweet potato stroganoff was delicious and brilliant value.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hmcgarrigle
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

HI, glad you Love our place, hope to see you again soon,

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place as we happened to be walking past and the lady outside asked us to try their new fish Friday dinner. So glad we did. The food was so fresh, wholesome and tasty. Best food I’ve had in a while! The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank angelsweets_80
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hey thanks or the kind words, glad you liked so much you're thinking of joining us again, once again many thanks Steen

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

When Steen makes risotto, I highly recommend trying it. His food is incredible and freshly made. Wish he were open on Saturdays!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LauraB9765
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi Laura, I do love a good risotto, simple but so rewarding, maybe i should put in on the menu again sometime soon, cheers Steen

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been meaning to try this place for a while and just had brunch. Cowing lush it was! I will certainly come back here to eat.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank French_Guinness
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hey glad you decided to join us, come check out our Fish Friday events, boss fish and also enough goodness for our vegan friends too, cheers Steen

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went here recently for lunch. He is gluten intolerant and said it was the best meal he has eaten in months. There were plenty of options for him and he was taken through them all. He went for the vegan burger...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank obrobs
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hey glad to hear he enjoyed his lunch, much more gluten free bits on the workers lunch menu on a regular basis too, many thanks Steen

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Not too many pleasant old(ish) streets in Cardiff centre but Steen's location is great in Windsor Place. I never eat in chain cafes/coffee shops so it is a pleasure to support Steen's independent cafe. Usually I'm a once a week visitor at lunchtime with my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roger W
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Cheers fella, most appreciated, hope to serve you some mains sometime,

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Just popped in to wait for a friend and discovered this little gem. What a delightful place! Comes with resident elderly dog.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Liza v
Steen t, Owner at Steen the Chef, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hello there, thanks for your positive support,glad you like our place, on the other hand i'm not that old and dogs a bit harsh, but i have always liked the saying old dog new trick! hope to see you again soon for some fun chats,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2023 1723
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Description
Fresh homemade produce, menu changes regularly meat, fish veggie and vegan always available. Gluten free catered for too! Our space is fun and friendly and 100% independent. Open first Sunday of the month serving up a quality roast lunch from noon until 4pm or until its gone. From 5th October 2018, we are opening for our fish fridays, an after work chill out to celebrate the end if the working week. Tapas from 4pm all a carte from 7pm. Simple quality fish dishes. Come enjoy great food at a reasonable price. We also deliver cooking sessions out in the community, teaching people a few simple basics, So people can start cooking for themselves. We are much more than just a cafe, come find out how you can get involved with food. Many thanks for taking time to read this, cheers! Steen The Chef
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