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La Cuina

11 Kings Rd, Cardiff, CF11 9BZ +44 2475119874

(((() Spanish
Main course: £20
Food spend: £34
Opening hours
Wednesday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:30 - 21:00
Friday & Saturday: : 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:30 - 22:00.

Very good food. A lot of care has been put on the cooking. Booking has been difficult. I have been trying to book for a long time, and my experience booking online has not been very successful.

Juan Pereiro 15 December 2016
from Cardiff

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La Cuina in Cardiff brings Catalan cuisine to the Welsh capital. Blending the finest in Spanish and local ingredients, the experimental dishes add modern flair to traditional flavours.

Often pairing sweet with savoury, the La Cuina Cardiff menu is rich in flavour. Try chicken with prunes and chocolate, fillet of Welsh beef with red wine sauce and caramelised shallots, or papillote of locally sourced fish served with fresh vegetables. The tapas menu is teeming with authentic Spanish produce, including Catalan white sausage from the Pyrenees, pan-fried chorizo with rocket and goats’ cheese, and slow-cooked rabbit in vinaigrette.

Desserts at La Cuina are no less extravagant, with a dish of homemade dark chocolate served with thin toast, sea salt and olive oil a striking option. Orange and almond cake with orange blossom and lemon foam is equally tempting. La Cuina also runs regular events from its light, modern rooms, including Catalan, Spanish and French language lessons.

Close to all of Cardiff’s main sports venues, La Cuina Kings Road is a 10-minute walk from Ninian Park Train Station.

La Cuina

11 Kings Rd, Cardiff, CF11 9BZ

Contact +44 2920190265
Reservations +44 2475119874

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Customer reviews for La Cuina

4.6 (((() (based on 17 reviews)
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  • dinner (13)
  • lunch (10)
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  • private dining (3)
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  • ((((( 15 December 2016 by Juan Pereiro from Cardiff

    Very good food. A lot of care has been put on the cooking. Booking has been difficult. I have been trying to book for a long time, and my experience booking online has not been very successful.

  • ((*** 10 November 2016 by Fernando from Cardiff

    The waiting time between dishes was over 25 min; within the small menu, about 6 dishes, half had blue cheese, so not many options or variety on flavors. Nice staff and quality products though.
    Wine extremely overpriced.

  • ((((( 8 October 2016 by Nerys Smith from Cardiff

    Delicious food - we had the cured sardines on filo pastry, blackpudding and mushroom croquettes - and they were all so flavoursome & beautifully presented. Desserts fantastic too - orange & almond cake was particularly lovely. Totally lived up to expectations (having seen it mentioned in the Sunday Times). Friendly waiter too.

  • ((((* 5 September 2016 by Richard Withers from Cardiff

    Been many times ... It's a fantastic, memorable restaurant. This time though the food lacked that little bit of "zing"!

  • ((((( 23 May 2016 by Rachael from Cardiff

    Absolutely lovely evening. The food was beautifully cooked and presented, with portions of just the right size so that 3 courses left us feeling completely satisfied but not as if we'd over indulged. The service was impeccable.

  • ((((( 20 April 2016 by Rose Pearson from Cardiff

    Food really good, waiters and waitresses really pleasant and helpful; great atmosphere and we ral
    really enjoyed our visit.

  • ((((( 11 April 2016 by Hugh Rawlings from Cardiff

    One of the best meals we've had in Cardiff.

  • ((((( 14 March 2016 by Eve Thomas from Cardiff UK

    Warmly welcomed, charming waiter who explained the menu to us. The first course of scallops was perfect, the rabbit for two of us was tender and tasty, our guest enjoyed her pork too. We ended with turron and a glass od dessert wine between us as we simply could not indulge any more. The only critiscism was the door, when opened caused a draught but that probably cannot be avoided.

  • ((((( 29 February 2016 by Frank Hope from Cardiff

    Very good atmosphere, individual cooking, excellent choice of beer and wines. Artisan beer was a particular delight. Single loo behind the till counter was a big minus, Service was charming but insufficient for a busy night.

  • ((((( 5 January 2016 by Marc Bright from Cardiff

    Excellent meal and evening. Lovely hosts.

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