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Stefano's

9NR Cf11 Pontcanna Cardiff 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
+44 29 2037 2768
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
9NR Cf11 Pontcanna Cardiff 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Stefanos with friends on a groupon deal. Food very ordinary to say the least. Ordered fillet steak with sauce and vegetables. Steak overcooked, ordered medium rare, came to me medium/well. Tried a little and returned with waitress. 5 Mins later the owner, or manager...More

1  Thank 961echo1
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went here on the back of a Groupon voucher and have to say exceed my expectations. My family loved it and have a 14 and 17 year old and they said best garlic bread ever. My wife and I enjoyed it as well. Food was...More

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1  Thank blueboy1976
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have been to Stefano's twice. Both times we have had an excellent meal with fantastic service. 100% would go again.

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1  Thank d0ublehelix
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Overall, I'd say this restaurant is OK. Not the best Italian I've ever been to, but not the worst. The food was pretty good, although I've had better in Cardiff. You can also bring your own bottle of wine, although watch out for the high...More

Thank dmb987654321
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my partner. We were both looking forward to a lovely meal together. Unfortunately it wasn't as we expected. First impressions were good, we had a friendly greeting and the restaurant itself looked nice. Sadly it was downhill from there. My...More

1  Thank Jess C
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Purchased a Groupon voucher for this place, hadn't been here for years. We really enjoyed the food in particular our starters, we had Arancini and meatballs they were delicious and they were generous portions! We will definitely be returning!

1  Thank Maria B
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

IT WAS TERRIBLE! I haven't visited this restaurant for years, and I will never, ever return! It is hard to comprehend how awful the food was; we couldn't wait to get out the place... None of us enjoyed our meal; my friend said, "I think...More

Thank montofri
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here with several friends. Dinner was delicious, well cooked and beautifully presented. The service was fantastic and price was very reasonable. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sue A
Seandmc, Public Relations Manager at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and support. As an independent business, we really do value your comments.

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just called in here due to a cancelled meeting. Thought it odd there was no one else there but decided to stay. The waiter was excellent but the food was absolutely disgusting. Four tiny scallops served with a huge plate of hard broad beans and...More

1  Thank Debbie W
Stefanos C, Owner at Stefano's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thank you for visiting Stefano's Restaurant and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to take criticism but this review is absolutely disgusting. This sort of situation is a restaurant nightmare - customers that eat all their food - do not mention at any time that they are...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Booked a table for New Years eve and although we have dined here many times before we were slightly disappointed with our food. I ordered the frittata to start and it seemed that it had been warmed up in a microwave. Our main dish which...More

2  Thank Dave M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9NR Cf11 Pontcanna Cardiff 14 Romilly Crescent, Cardiff CF11 9NR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2037 2768
Description
Serving high quality Italian cuisine, Stefano's is decorated with an authentic Italian bistro look and original artwork of famous Italian scenery, situated a short walk from the city centre in the popular Pontcanna area of Cardiff. Winners of Best Italian 2012/13 in the South Wales Echo, Stefano's is a family-run business and the proprietor, Stefano Caramella, is on-site to ensure a professional, friendly service to accompany the exquisite food prepared by the chef. Enjoy eating in the restaurant or dine al fresco on the heated patio during the warmer months of the year. Stefano's offers a fantastic a la carte menu, including Italian favourites and exotic specials, as well as fresh fish and specials boards available daily. To complement your meal perfectly, the restaurant also invites you to choose from an extensive range of international wines from the cellar.
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