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EXPLORE ASIAN CUISINE IN THE CITY
Cardiff is the place where culinary fusion comes alive with tastes from all of Asia, to suit everyone. Explore some of the restaurants and cafes in the city serving the best of the East.
THE SPICE IS RIGHT
If you’re looking for somewhere to get your fill of Indian cuisines, then look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the eateries serving up some of the best Indian dishes in the city – including traditional Indian curry houses, street food locations serving up the best Indian cuisine and an award winning vegetarian Indian restaurant. Now the only thing to decide if you’re going mild, medium, hot or extra spicy!
📍 Canton, Cowbridge Road East | 💬 Imaginative versions of classic Indian dishes in a colourful setting.
DUCHESS OF DELHI
📍 Cardiff Bay, Mermaid Quay | 💬 Authentic South Asian cuisine in the heart of Cardiff Bay.
VEGETARIAN FOOD STUDIO
📍 Grangetown, Penarth Road | 💬 Award-winning Indian vegan and vegetarian restaurant, dine in or takeaway.
MOWGLI STREET FOOD
📍 City Centre, Church Street | 💬 Based on how Indians eat at home, a healthier take, full of zing and spices.
TASTE OF THE ORIENT
If you’re looking for a taste of China in our capital city, then take a browse of our favourite places to taste this well known cuisine. Whether you’re looking for a classic takeaway, or a modern twist on Chinese and Cantonese dining, the city has something for everyone.
THE CRISPY DUCK
📍 Heath, Whitchurch Road | 💬 Oriental fusion with inspiration from Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Malaysian cuisine.
📍 Riverside, Leckwith Road | 💬 Cantonese restaurant with Hong Kong chefs, bringing their expertise to Cardiff.
If you want a taste of Tokyo in the city centre, then look no further. We’ve compiled the best sushi and Japanese restaurants in Cardiff.
📍 Cardiff Bay, Mermaid Quay | 💬 Serving the best sushi, grilled meats, fish, rice and noodles.
📍 2 Locations | 💬 Japanese take on Asian cuisine with fresh, authentic menu updated seasonally.
📍 Plasnewydd, Wellfield Road | 💬 Sushi, rice and noodle dishes serve to bring a complete Japanese experience.
📍 City Centre, St David's | 💬 Japanese noodles, bowls, curries and sushi in a bullet train themed restaurant.
📍 Cathays, Coburn Street | 💬 Tantalising aromas and funky tunes dished up alongside fresh, healthy dishes.
If you like to try something a bit different, we’ve handpicked a selection of restaurants serving among others, pan-Asian, Thai and Filipino staples.
📍 City Centre, Church Street | 💬 Fresh, healthy Vietnamese street food, with a quarter vegetarian menu.
THE COCONUT TREE
📍 City Centre, Mill Lane | 💬 Sri Lankan street food flavour that promises an explosion of flavour.
📍 Riverside, Cowbridge Road East | 💬 Thai restaurant where Thai chefs cook up fun, authentic, high quality food.
📍 City Centre, Mary Ann Street | 💬 East meets the West on this bar and kitchen's comprehensive menu.
IN YOUR OWN BUBBLE
If you’re looking for a refreshing drink after exploring our city centre and suburbs, why not try one of the new Taiwanese style bubble (also known as, boba) tea places – whether you’re craving something fruity and sweet – or prefer a milkier iced tea or coffee – these are perfect for staying cool, especially in the summer months.