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CafeJAZZ

21 St. Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
+44 29 2038 7026
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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21 St. Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mid winter front door wide open. Very cold. This bar has never met a jazz note ever. This is a catch a granny venue. End of. Low class lower future expectation. Do not go here if you like jazz.More

Thank glenn h
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am very sorry that you have not enjoyed your visit to Cafejazz. Looking at your other review it would seem you have visited on the weekend of a rugby international. We do not put live music on these days due to numbers and difficulties...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited yesterday and had the 2 for £12 meal the choices were good and the meals were delivered quickly and were excellent. we had Gammon with 2 eggs and fish and chips both were tasty . This particular restaurant is situated on the Main Street...More

Thank Paul M
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Paul for your feedback. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your visit and hope that we shall welcome you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch today at the Café Jazz. Had a roast lamb dinner and apple tart with custard as a pudding. The lamb meal was very tasty and was actually served with lamb gravy (that doesn't happen very often these day!). The apple pie and custard...More

Thank Terry1066
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Terry for your wonderful review. I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your visit and I hope we get to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Simon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I came looking for a roast and spotted this restaurant from across the road, being desperate to get a roast from anywhere nearby we walked in and we're immediately greeted with an empty bar and restaurant. (At that point we had second...More

Thank Kelvin P
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. It is very disappointing to read that you have not enjoyed your visit. We do 30/40 Sunday lunches in the four hours that we serve it so not too bad but could be better. The restaurant is as you say...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

As it's next door to the hotel I was staying at, and as a consequence you get 20% off, I ate here. Good choice, food was excellent, the staff very friendly and the atmosphere really good.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you Kevin for your superb review. It is great to read that you have enjoyed yourself and I hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Simon

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Food is hot and fresh. Prices are amazing. We stayed in the hotel next door and got 20% discount as well. We ate there for the 3 nights as it was raining and we didn't want to traipse through Cardiff city searching for food and...More

Thank cortijorey
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for reviewing both of our properties so nicely. It is really pleasing to read such great comments and fantastic to read that you decided to eat with us all three nights of your stay. Thank you for taking the time to write your...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is an amazing spot to listen to some good music , we came two nights in a row and just loved it . The second night we had dinner there and it was really good and inexpensive .don 't miss this spot.More

Thank easterntreker
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for your superb review. To have guests to try us once is great but to return the next day is fantastic news. I am really pleased that you have enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Well the music wasn't exactly for us but still 5 stars because that's our issue not theirs. Great staff, very attentive, made to feel comfortable. Really good price for their drinks and plenty to chose from. 3 menus Bar menu, loads of classic dishes at...More

Thank Stevesarahparry
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback. I am very pleased to read that you have enjoyed yourselves and hope that we get to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon

Reviewed 12 September 2017

From outside Café Jazz doesn't look that appealing and small. Step inside and Wow what a little gem of a place. It goes back quite far with the restaurant at the back of the bar which I have to say was getting busier and busier...More

Thank Travelgirl454
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent feedback. It is always great to read when we give someone a lovely surprise. Our entrance is small as you say and it is hard to get the message across of what we have inside. Thankfully you came...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Always made to feel welcome. Tend stay longer than anticipated as the atmosphere, music and drinks are always so good.

Thank nerys261
Simon6567, Owner at CafeJAZZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thank you Nerys for such lovely feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoy your time with us and hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Simon

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20 October 2017|
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Response from Simon6567 | Property representative |
I don’t think there is a link on TripAdvisor as they won’t allow it on a general listing. Our menus are online. As Steve has suggested type cafejazzcardiff into Google to get our website. TripAdvisor will not even allow me... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 St. Mary Street | Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff CF10 1PL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2038 7026
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Sandringham Hotel
Description
CaféJAZZ is Cardiff's leading jazz, blues and food venue. As its name suggests, CaféJAZZ is an establishment founded on a love of hosting the best jazz sounds new and old, local and international. At CaféJAZZ you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly and high quality service and delicious food at good prices - and all of this whilst enjoying live performances from some of the world's finest jazz musicians. The CaféJAZZ venue is situated in the heart of one of the liveliest and youngest capital cities in Europe, and its intimate size lets you feel close to the action. So call in and enjoy!
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