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Happy Gathering

233 Cowbridge Road West | Canton, Cardiff CF5 5TD, Wales
+44 29 2039 7531
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“dim sum” (43 reviews)
“honey glaze” (7 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
233 Cowbridge Road West | Canton, Cardiff CF5 5TD, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not been to the Happy Gathering for ten years so decided to have lunch there with a friend. It is in bit of a time warp but still a good place to eat for all that. They have a huge dining room and there were...More

Thank crinkleyrose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were meeting up with friends for a meal and to enjoy the food and a chat. The restaurant is on a main road so parking outside is not an option but there are car parks behind the buildings opposite that are free after (I...More

Thank Cherylwelshgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Chinese restaurants in Cardiff, authentic tastes that still cater to the less adventurous. Prices are higher than most other places but the quality shows in the food and if you goes a group it works out a lot cheaper. Would recommend...More

Thank Owen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this Chinese restaurant about 4 times now and I’ve never had a bad meal. The food and service is of an excellent standard. Went on a Monday night and was really busy.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Happy Gathering a few times. But this was the first time in over 15 years. We were not disappointed. As it was 15 years ago the food was delicious & the staff friendly & really polite and came around regularly....More

1  Thank lankman
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Saturday night and the very large restaurant was heaving. Despite that, the service throughout was excellent. Lovely starters. We ordered vegetarian Hot & Sour soup and asked for it not to be too hot. They got it right. Huge main courses. I had the quarter...More

Thank RoyalLady9
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a romantic meal in a wonderful frame of mind. The young waiter was pleasant and we ordered our food and wine. when our starter's came our vegetarian spring rolls they were actually frozen in middle like ice cubes. The waiter an older gentlemen...More

Thank alistair h
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We went on bank holiday weekend for dim sum. Fabulous in some places but service dire. Trying to catch a staff members eye for extra drinks or food or bill almost impossible and they were very sullen and dismissive. Some food disappointing some great. Think...More

Thank smsouth1965
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Restaurant was very dirty and run down. Char siu was grey, very tough and tasteless. Got a cheung fun dish and the meat had to be recooked as it was undercooked

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8, including children. Arrived at 1.30pm on Sunday and were promptly seated. I found that the photo menu was very helpful for the children to decide their food. We ordered a selection of dim sum from a good variety on...More

Thank sjjch
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凯 茅
19 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from mikebrownnz | Reviewed this property |
I agree, as my review of it shows. The food is good though (no one else has their dim sum variety), so I suggest you stick to takeaway or home delivery and just avoid using the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Cowbridge Road West | Canton, Cardiff CF5 5TD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2039 7531
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