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Yakitori #1

| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
+44 29 2049 5050
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (136 reviews)
“maki rolls” (23 reviews)
“yakisoba” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during the Eisteddfod. The food was simply delicious, especially the soft shell crab which was wonderful. Service was quick. A real find and so glad we chose it over the chain restaurants in the area.

Thank welshbl0ke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another successful visit to this great restaurant. Service was good and sushi plus stir fry excellent.

Thank Thomas041152
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place. Claire are wooden though, not a problem for me with my padding, but could be for some. Food - absolutely lovely Service - great

Thank juju1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is hidden in Mermaid Quay with generic chain restaurants and is a real gem of a restaurant. The food is beatifully presented and some of the best Japanese food I have eaten. It was very fresh and tasty, we were a party of...More

2  Thank Haystacksexplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Japanese food, with fairly average prices. At the Cardiff bay, very convenient. Gave us two wrong dishes once though.

Thank Alien W
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Food gorgeous, couldn’t fault it. I’ve eaten in many Japanese restaurants in Japan. Just thought the decor could be a little more traditional Japanese. Also there were no hot towels provided, always provided in a Japanese restaurant. How about the menu selection in wax outside...More

Thank mucky
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my daughter visited last night before a show and we were not disappointed! Lovely restaurant, clean and modern. Staff were friendly and attentive. We ordered miso sweet potato skewers and seared salmon skewers followed by salmon sashimi (delicious) and a generous portion of...More

Thank Cath C
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick bite to eat and decided to have 5 starters between the 2 of us as we couldn’t decide what we wanted and we were both very happy. The beef ongiri (sorry not sure of spelling) was amazing. I would...More

2  Thank Pammy0
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We visited here today for the first time as we had a Groupon voucher for a Bento box each (£19). This was delicious! Plenty of variety and a good way to sample different foods. My only criticism would be that they do not offer any...More

Thank Clchap
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We saw the menu and nipped in for lunch. 4 of us and it was hot so grabbed the table outside. We hadn't read reviews or seen the food but we love Japanese food. We were blown away with how good it was !! Service...More

1  Thank Levsmum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2049 5050
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Yakitori #1 provides modern Japanese cuisine using the freshest ingredients from sustainable sources. It is the place to come for the best Sushi, Grilled Meats, Fish and Wok-Fried Noodles & Rice. The menu is alluring, the dishes are authentic with an emphasis on simple yet attractive presentation. Dishes are designed to be shared at the table or enjoyed individually. Enjoy superb Japanese food in the form of a light meal in an informal setting and watch our expert chefs at work in our open kitchen.
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