It's an ideal time to explore Cardiff for the excellent selection of fish on offer!

Did you know
Cardiff was awarded Sustainable Food City status and received the Bronze Award at SFCC 2015
Fish is an integral part of a healthy diet, with two portions of seafood recommended per week.

Cardiff is proud to be a city which is setting the standard for sustainable fish policies, so explore the local fish industry and seafood restaurants which the city has to offer.

Sustainable Fish City

Did you know
Cardiff Bay is a sheltered freshwater bay covering about 200 hectares on the Bristol Channel at the mouths of the Rivers Taff and Ely
“The unique fish pass at Cardiff harbour is specifically designed to allow migratory Salmon and Sea Trout to return to the rivers Taff and Ely. And with five million sustainably-sourced fish meals served annually in universities, schools and hospitals across Cardiff, the Welsh capital is setting a new standard for food provision. Cardiff fishing is some of the best to be found anywhere in the UK. The area offers a wide variety of angling disciplines including coarse fishing, carp fishing, fly fishing, game fishing and sea fishing.”
The Guardian Cardiff Sustainable Fish City

The Best Seafood in Cardiff

Le Monde

Situated in the bustling city-centre locale of St.Mary’s Street, Le Monde serves a selection of local and exotic fish and shellfish. The art deco inspired restaurant offers a unique experience to order your fish from a glass display cabinet and also features an open kitchen as the centrepiece to the banquet style tables.

Fish at 85

Located in the tree-lined district of Pontcanna, Fish at 85 is an intimate eatery set against the backdrop of a real working fishmonger. A leading supplier of quality fresh fish and seafood, they offer a catch of the day and chef’s classics alongside their regular menu.

Did you know
Snoop Dogg once used the power of social media to call on his Welsh fanbase to help him find the best fish and chips in Cardiff


First established in 1800, Ashtons Fishmongers is one of the largest fish retail outlets in the United Kingdom. A huge range of seafood is available from Welsh produce such as Gower Mussels or Penclawdd Cockles to the more unusual razor clams, and samphire. You can find them at Cardiff Market.

Top Gun

The ultimate British love affair between fish & chips is located at the nautical inspired diner Top Gun on Mermaid Quay. They offer traditional fresh quality fish and a takeaway service. The perfect pit-stop or addition to your day trip to Cardiff Bay.

Seafood Week is run by Seafish
For information and tips on how to enjoy seafood further click here

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