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Bosphorus Turkish Restaurant

Unit 31 Mermaid Quay | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
+44 29 2048 7477
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (23 reviews)
“mixed grill” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Unit 31 Mermaid Quay | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation from my daughter, have read some not so good reviews. We found the food excellent, we were two couples and had 4 different meals and we all enjoyed thoroughly, 4 empty plates!! Service was excellent, happy staff.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

After trying some of the national chain restaurants we settled for this place for a Sunday lunchtime coffee and cake and were pleased we did. Nice hot coffee which tasted delicious sitting outside by the sea - very pleasant way to spend an hour on...More

Thank pb56422
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good but I wouldn't go much further, we had the set menu with all of us having the mixed grill. There was plenty of food and the quality was good I just felt that for me it lacked flare or anything a...More

Thank 1968Dickie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the St David hotel and looking for somewhere special to eat, found this restaurant which looks great, big mistake, not felt welcome on arrival, squeezed into a small table. Food 3 star, staff 1 star.

Thank 737Sue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd love to be able to comment on the food but I can't. After waiting a long time to even see a menu I was greeted with "there's no lunch menu today and you'll have to wait at least 45mins to an hour if you...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting here .We have been going down the Bay since it was formed but had never been to this restaurant so decided to give it a try. The inside of the restaurant was empty with the outside tables full. We...More

Thank 186459And123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with friends. The restaurant is in a great location, overlooking the water. The food was lovely, I had fried aubergine to start which was really tasty and a vegetable tuken (I think) as a main. It was very fresh and well prepared. I...More

Thank Mogster2014
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is the second time I have eaten at this restaurant and it was just as good as the first time. The views, staff, service ,food and wine are all excellent as is the value for money. It really is a little gem of a...More

Thank hails32
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We tried a number of the meze dishes for lunch and they were all really fresh, tasty and nicely presented. I couldn't pick a favourite. The owner was attentive and gave us lovely service. Anything you wanted was okay so,long as you enjoyed being there...More

Thank Woosywoo
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Firstly the scenery is unique to Cardiff, sitting on a pier. The building inside and out is modern, tidy and modest. The food here is spectacular. From my experience of eating here of over 10 years I've developed a taste of the menu and can...More

Thank Lev1973
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 31 Mermaid Quay | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2048 7477
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Description
Set in a magnificent glass structure on the bustling Cardiff Bay, Bosphorus showcases modern Turkish cuisine and European seafood dishes. As well as simmering casseroles and a sultan's feast inspired by the Ottoman Empire, guests can enjoy succulent cuts from the grill. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the water and the neighbouring quay from the dining room, or relax out on the jetty-style al fresco terrace.
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