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3-6 Hills Street | St Davids -2, Cardiff CF10 2LE, Wales
0292 20342499
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food ok but staff are rude and disgusting. Absolutely appalling Don't waste your time or money. Staff members took wrong amount off my card and when challenged became aggressive. Asking me to apologise for their mistake. Check your card receipts and don't be bullied

Thank Cheryl-Ann S
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with a bunch of my friends just before christmas, the food isn't 5/5 but it's not expensive, and you have plenty of variety. I think this restaurant is ideal for a big group of people who can't agree on a place to eat!

Thank alicelr27
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here based on recommendations from friends and made the mistake of reading reviews first which did put us off initially. Decided 'what the heck' and tried it. Was pleasantly surprised. Good choice of food and we didn't notice any food that was replenished.... apart from pizza but that was because it wasn't replenished quick enough. The rest of the... More 

Thank Supersonicsonia
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my husband one Monday evening, we're seated quickly enough, quite cramped space. We kept getting a big draft every time the door opened. Drinks order was taken quickly also. We went to get our food, plenty of choice, just luke warm if that, also looked like it had been there all day by the state of the spoons.... More 

Thank Clare B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my sons choice for a treat one lunchtime but unsurprisingly he hasn't requested it since. The serving staff didnt look at all happy to be there and didn't voluntarily assist customers. There wasn't much food being cooked fresh despite a good number of people eating, and one particular food seemed past its best judging by its odour &... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone who is in Cardiff a lot Ive seen this place and seen it advertised but Ive never deared to go in, buffets can be very hit and miss. However I went in last week and have to say its really nice. The food is laid out in a square pattern away from the tables and almost forces you... More 

Thank EnglishDragon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my fiance went here on valentines day, the food was freezing cold and the service was terrible cramming everyone into one place. The waiter then took our drinks half full as my fiance said he hadn't finished the boy had already put his hands in the glass :( then dropped our dirty cutlery and asked us to pick... More 

1 Thank staceyjaine1
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a trip to Cardiff, there is much be leave you underwhelmed. Paid £50 for a family of four with drinks. It provides decent value for money in terms if being all you can eat, but was distinctly below par. To be fair my son thoroughly enjoyed it, but he loves anything that's all you can eat.

1 Thank bigles78
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here a couple of weeks ago, nice place and decor. Main meals were lovely but deserts could have been a little bit better

Thank Josie H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for the second time and I can say I enjoyed. The variety of food was brilliant, and the ice cream was amazing. The service was a little shoddy as we waited a while for our drinks, and when they came it tasted like cheap cola. There was an awful smell going up the stairs to the toilet, which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, International, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-6 Hills Street | St Davids -2, Cardiff CF10 2LE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: 0292 20342499
Sit down to a tantalising selection of authentic, freshly-made food, selected from a range of the world's most popular cuisines. Red Hot World Buffet Cardiff lets you choose your own eclectic eating experience.In a prime spot at the bustling St David's Shopping Centre, the restaurant is an ideal place to unwind after a spot of retail therapy, or before a game or concert at the world-class Millennium Stadium.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?