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Address: Chapter Market Road | Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE, Wales
Phone Number: +44 29 2030 4400
08:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 23:00
Fri 00:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 00:00

Chapter is one of Europe's largest and most dynamic arts centres with...

Chapter is one of Europe's largest and most dynamic arts centres with cinemas, theatres, exhibition spaces, studios, cafe, award-winning bars, over 60 cultural workspaces and more!If you want to scratch beneath the skin of a performance, watch life-affirming films that lift your spirits and warm your soul, see an exhibition that's thought-provoking, playful and provocative or just linger over coffee in the cafe join us at Chapter - we'll make sure you feel welcome.Chapter has an international reputation for excellence, innovation and collaboration. We offer an everchanging programme of the best performance, films and exhibitions from Wales and from around the world. Chapter is the flagship for the contemporary arts in Wales and is one of the largest complexes of its kind in Europe. At our main site in Canton, west of Cardiff City Centre you'll find 3 theatres, 2 cinemas, a gallery, studios, 2 bars, a cafe, over 60 cultural workspaces and more! We're open 7 days a week and admission is free, so just drop in and check out what's happening.

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Weekly nosh

This was chosen for us this week by a cantonian.. in all the years of living in Cardiff and staying a short walk away from this place I had never actually gone inside. What an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jo P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for rare and old films but the food and drinks are a rip off. I preferred it before it was recently renovated as it has become a place mainly for hipster types now.

Thank jeremyr519
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was chosen for us this week by a cantonian.. in all the years of living in Cardiff and staying a short walk away from this place I had never actually gone inside. What an eclectic collection of people I found.. large tables for people to share even if you dont know them which foe me was quite nice but... More 

1 Thank Jo P
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76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent production by Everyman Theatre last night - a great, basic theatre with comfortable, banked seating which allows for good views of the stage wherever you are sitting. Lift available if stairs are difficult for you. Ate downstairs before the show - good value and enjoyable. Lively and welcoming arts centre.

Thank taffandhubby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab place every neighbourhood needs one , what a gem. Great food , fab entertainment , and a meeting place for all

1 Thank Sherrel T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chapter is such a great inclusive facility. Every neighbourhood need one! So many good and interesting things going on, and is a chilled out but bustling specs to hang out in. I had a late lunch, sandwich and coffee. The sandwich, side salad with tortilla chips was very nice. Can't say coffee was to my Taste, think it's the advertised... More 

1 Thank Kirsty F
Hong Kong, China
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482 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for independent film showings and has a really good cafe/restaurant/bar attached too.

1 Thank TheOExpress
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food good but don't be in a rush. Everyone very laid back here. Interesting place. We had fun on our visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first trip to the chapter was very pleasant. After searching on the internet for a place offering good coffee and wifi, I decided to visit. The sandwich I had for lunch was extremely tasty and I was even given a room to pray in (as I am muslim) when I asked. The manager who offered me the room didn't... More 

Thank sarah1922016
meganclareprice, Marketing Manager at Chapter, responded to this review

Hi Sarah I'm extremely sorry for your experience at Chapter. We certainly wouldn't want you to feel that way about coming here. I'd really appreciate it if you could get in touch to discus this so that we can take it forward with our staff and make sure it doesn't happen again. You can contact me at megan.price@chapter.org or on... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Met my family there as I was attending a course nearby Good food although the waiter came across as a little dopey...and tend not to do traditional lunch food like toasties etc. The canes look delicious and the dining area was very modern and clean. The food was a little expensive for what it was

1 Thank Hales C
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We decided to take a walk after a meal in the area and found this lovely cinema and has food and bar facilities. Although we didn't eat here we will return another day and enjoy cinema and food. Very friendly staff who gave us directions and very welcoming.

1 Thank antkalis

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