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6 Hemingway Road | The Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff CF10 4JY, Wales
+44 29 2048 8820
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:30
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much better than a typical buffet. Chef is on point - highlights were the DIY chaat station, special order stir fry, dosa station and chicken Karahi. Would definitely recommend - hope it wasn't a one off!

Thank Sreenag K
Colchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed coming here the resturant specialises in asian/indian food that is served buffet style. There is a live stir fry station, whereby you select on a plate what you would like stir fried and give it to the chef who will do the stir frying for you. The price is very reasonable to, making a visit here pleasurable... More 

Thank JusCarroll
Neath, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in before a film this evening and had a lovely buffet meal. Good quality food for a good price. Waitress was lovely too! Will be going again:)

Thank Tom W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After the Dr Who Experience we decided to visit Spice Route again. Wonderful food, so many varied curries with a Saturday all you can eat for £8.95 each you can`t go wrong. Cheaper than a burger and fries at some places near by. Huge choice of superbly spiced and tasty food and as said before plenty for children (chicken nuggets,... More 

Thank robertgraham1
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I don't understand how people can whine about this place when everything is so fresh. Naan bread made to order. Salad fresh and varied. Noodles made to order. Fruit and deserts lovely. Personally curry is most uninteresting part of the menu but overall lovely service, fresh food and for £7.95 at lunchtime. Shame on the moaners. Who probably just live... More 

Thank MirrorballCF64
Cardiff, South Wales
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150 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had planned to visit Miller and Carter but could not be accommodated and decided to try the Red Dragon Center for something else. Visited very much on a whim, used to eat here reasonably often when it first opened a number of years ago and couldn't quite remember why we hadn't returned in quite a while. Food was ok,... More 

1 Thank MrsTravelaL0t
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went Cardiff for shopping and decided to have some buffet. Found spice route on google search. Went there about 7:45. The restaurant wasn't that busy as I expected. We were welcomed by a member of staff. It wasn't so pleasant or warm. The presentation is very poor. They should concentrate on their decorations & cleaning. Chairs are ripped, dust... More 

Thank faisalrcy
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and two children. We were seated and then ignored. Eventually I got some drinks and went to get food. It supposedly caters for many cuisines, but the only Italian was cold pizza slices which had run out and we're not replenished. There was no sight of Thai cuisine . There were two curries on... More 

Thank Jojopokins
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I started eating when I found a fried ant stuck to my poppadom, all they offered was to bring out new poppadoms

1 Thank Olivia B
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A mix of indian and Chinese buffet. Most buffets lack in taste due to mass production but this one was totally different. The food tasted as good as any and I wanted to eat even after I was full. Service was great too.

Thank Rashid K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Hemingway Road | The Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff CF10 4JY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 8820
Welcome to our abode. Take a trip down spice lane and enjoy a delicious array of dishes from the Eastern areas of the world! We provide freshly prepared, 100% Halal food in the form of an Island Buffet. Our palatial restaurant provides the perfect atmosphere for family and friends with the perfect location in the Red Dragon Centre. We also provide free parking for all of our customers. Currently running a number of amazing summer deals, visit our Website, Facebook or Twitter.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?