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You will find Canton and Victoria Park on the same bustling road, called Cowbridge Road East. Easy to walk to from the city centre, it’s one of the most desirable places to live and work in Cardiff. With all of the long-standing pubs and stylish coffee shops, it’s obvious why!

Its seen a lot of changes in the past few years with a new wave of businesses setting up in the area. If you’re a foodie, this is the place to be. With a very diverse range of cool bars and restaurants serving all nationalities of cuisines, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

FUN FACT: Welsh singer, Charlotte Church’s family used to run the Robin Hood pub.

Remember – this is only a small selection of what’s on offer in the neighbourhood!



Walk: You will find most venues on, or around, Cowbridge Road. The lower end of Canton is just a short 15-minute walk away from Cardiff Castle.

Bike: Ride your Nextbike into this neighbourhood, then dock it up outside the Ivor Davies on Cowbridge Road East (8330).

Train: The nearest railway station is Ninian Park, a 10 minute walk away. This neighbourhood is a 25-minute walk from Cardiff Central railway station.

Bus: Catch Cardiff Bus 17 or 18 on Westgate St near Gate 4 Principality Stadium. Hop off opposite Iceland (Chapter is located behind the supermarket) or Victoria Park near the Dough Thrower.

Car: Most streets in Canton are reserved for resident parking. Pay and displays are available.

Top Tip: When Cardiff City football team plays at home Canton can become jam-packed with excited fans. However, the traffic is busy and parking is limited.


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