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Yakitori #1

| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
+44 29 2049 5050
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (136 reviews)
“maki rolls” (23 reviews)
“yakisoba” (15 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
| Unit 10, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5AB, Wales
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We were given a voucher with Groupon for Xmas which had a set meal on it. However the set meal was only meat and I’m vegi. Explained this to the staff and they were helpful and accommodating. Luckily I checked the starter as they’d accidentally...More

Thank Harijoy
Ryan W, Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi Harijoy, Thank you for the review. We do apologise that you were given wrong meal when it arrived at your table. Ill have to make sure the servers look at the meals before placing them down in future. The Groupon is a bit limited...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Was here during the snow hit Cardiff. Desperately need some hot food and we try to avoid restaurant chains so we pick this one instead as we stay in the Cardiff Bay area. The Karaage ramen I had was nice. The fried chicken was surprisingly...More

Thank Lunasolhk
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Lunasolhk, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad to hear you gave us a try over chain restaurants and glad you enjoyed your meal. We have just changed the noodles to a more appealing ramen noodle which we hope you...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were invited for my wife's birthday to join some friends at Yakitori. I had heard that this place was really good, so we were happy to give it a go, although we usually enjoy Sushi Life. Service, not great. Ok, it was quite busy,...More

1  Thank kghhjkkcxx
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi kghhjkkcxx, I am sorry to hear that your evening wasn't what you were expecting at Yakitori. I would like to apologise for this as this is not usually what we're about at Yakitori. Staff training is currently being provided and the chefs have been...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Took the family down for a bento deal that I found on groupon earlier this month. The food was lovely, well presented, tasty, and really filling. Service was great and I'd recommend the kagua beer as a treat.More

Thank DanDavidson
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi DanDavidson, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed the Bento box! When you dine with us next, be sure to have a look at our tasting menu also! I'm sure the Kagua will pair nicely with what is...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Can't wait to go back! Food Amazing, staff fantastic. All round wonderful evening spent in Cardiff !!

Thank tms1987
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi tms1987, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your experience here with us and we're looking forward to having you back! Many Thanks Ryan

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Watched the Blues beat Munster then went down the bay for some food. Yakitori#1 was busy but not too full. We went for the Bento box, the Sushi was really good and the Gyoza dumplings and mixed Tempura were pretty good too, star of the...More

Thank Wildings99
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Wildings99, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your Bento Box offer! We're hopefully looking to put this on the new menu so it can become a more permanent item. Hopefully you had a good time at the...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

First experience of japenese food - quite tasty but very pricey I thought for what it was... service was speedy but poor (no conversation etc) and she had dirty top on which sounds silly but is a bit off putting....plus nothing on menu said about...More

Thank welshnat88
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi WelshNat88, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We have looked into the matter about your server wearing a dirty top and not being as hospitable as we like our team to be. The issue has been discussed and hopefully will not...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

My wife and I had a really lovely meal here on February 14th. We had booked but arrived at an empty restaurant on a bitterly cold & wet afternoon. We were greeted pleasantly and had a complete choice of tables in an unremarkable dining room:...More

1  Thank John W
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your visit at Yakitori and I will be sure to pass your kind comments on the KK, Ginnie and the chefs for you. Your comment about the price of the...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

My fiancee and I have been here a few times now and it has always been brilliant. The food is excellent, the staff friendly and attentive and you wont ever leave hungry. Probably our new favorite Japanese restaurant! We'll be back :)

Thank monkeyb0b
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hi monkeyb0b, We're glad you love the place! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Bring your friends so they know what they're missing out on! Thanks ☺

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with a Groupon voucher for 2 courses and a drink which was a set menu. Portions were massive and the food was tasty and well presented, although the katsu curry dish was really just one flavour - nice enough though and everything piping hot....More

Thank Panderys
Ryan W, General Manager at Yakitori #1, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi Panderys, Thank you for visiting us and writing a review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your food here. You're right about the portion sizes and hopefully you were well fed after leaving us! Thank you for letting us know your thoughts on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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