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La Cha Cha

Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
+44 29 2045 5955
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (165 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, decent service, decent quality and volume, 6 tapas dishes more than enough to feed 2. Good sangria

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Therevie
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We visit tapas bar never been to one before fantastic staff that helps as choose our food great menu plenty of choice. Good wine menu also was held with which one to choose with our mean will be definitely call in very soon again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vivianjohn
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

An interesting interior to this tapas restaurant, lovely place with good service, and the food was good too.... seafood paella was very good portion size and great tasting. The steak was good quality and served with a hot stone so you could cook it to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Newinnnewport
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Probably the worst Spanish food I have ever tasted. Service good but the food was definitely not fresh. Prawns tasted like they were frozen and paella was inedible. Very expensive for very poor quality. Explains why the restaurant was empty

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jacqui090
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife & I have been to La Cha Cha's many times over the years both as a couple and with Groups of friends and never been disappointed..... our latest visit reminded us why we like it so much and we thought it was time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris E
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Was on the way home from the theatre and spotted this little bar on the way in so popped in for a drink it was about 9.15 when we were greeted by a lovely blond waitress in her thirties,we asked what she recommended and I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank alfiejay2
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Haven't been for a long time but went on Friday night with group of friends for Pre-show tapas. The service and food were excellent and so was the ambience; can't wait to go back when we have more time.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jackie h
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Appalling service, poor food although wine was good. We were given a table reluctantly as there was only one left I booked. We explained that as we were going to the theatre we were time limited. The barman (I think) said he would be with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rechnif
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Visited on Saturday evening didn't seem very busy. Watied 10mins after being show to our table had to ask for our order to be taken,then ask again after another 10mins for our drinks. We order the bread selection, Calamari, chicken skewers and veggie paella, bread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roving76758
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Early Saturday evening walk-in - restaurant wasn't that busy so no real buzz/atmosphere but pleasant surroundings and friendly (non-Spanish) staff. Food was served promptly - perhaps a little too promptly - and although well presented was only just warm enough not to be rejected. Three...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank whiteleybob
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April 6, 2017|
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Response from jackie_rogers59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are outside table and in my experience it is always advisable to pre book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Waterfront | Unit 11 GF, Cardiff, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2045 5955
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