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Bangkok Cafe

207 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF11 9AJ

(((() Thai
  • Bangkok Cafe - Cardiff
  • Bangkok Cafe - Cardiff
  • Bangkok Cafe - Cardiff
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Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 17:00 - 21:30
Thursday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 21:30
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 22:00
Sunday: 17:30 - 21:30.

Great food as always, beautiful flavours, generous portion sizes. The staff are all lovely, very helpful and kind.


Linda 27 January 2019
from Cardiff

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Recommended by the Guardian, Bangkok Café summons excellent Thai cuisine to Cardiff through a perfected blend of Thai herbs and spices. Complete with a chic bar area, Bangkok Thai restaurant also flaunts an electrifying décor.

Boasting locally sourced ingredients, the Bangkok Café menu includes a delicious fillet of lightly battered trout, cooked in a red curry paste, as well as mouth-watering Welsh lamb cutlets marinated in Thai herbs and spices with a piquant sauce. A selection of popular Thai curries includes the spicy roast duck red curry, along with a mild golden pumpkin and white radish curry with a cucumber relish and vegetable tempura. The Bangkok Café noodles, with prawns, squid, pak choi, baby corn, spring onions and a hint of curry, are also a flavourful favourite.

Boasting bold green and red leather booth seats, Bangkok restaurant complements these with glossy black furnishings. Adopting a sleek mirrored wall and mood lighting, Bangkok Café Thai restaurant in in Cardiff creates a cosmopolitan vibe.

On Cardiff’s Cowbridge Road East, Bangkok Café in South Wales is a 12-minute walk from Ninian Park Rail Station. Cardiff Central Rail Station is a 6-minute drive away.

Bangkok Cafe

207 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF11 9AJ

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4.5 (((() (based on 113 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (94)
  • trendy (47)
  • value (39)
  • lunch (35)
  • large parties (23)
  • romantic (19)
  • business (16)
  • private dining (15)
  • luxury (6)
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  • child friendly (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • ((((( 17 February 2019 by Joshua from Bangkok cafe

    Fantastic place

  • ((((( 14 February 2019 by Haydn from Cardiff

    My partner and I went to the Bangkok Café for my birthday meal. With the demise of our favourite – the Thai House – we decided we would stay with the Thai tradition at the café owned by the same family.

    The less formal style of the Café made the meal very relaxing and the food was delicious.

    We started with Dom Yam Gung – a delicious and spicy prawn soup with lemon grass and galangal. A lovely warming bowl of deliciousness was a great start to the meal.

    We then shared three starters – Bor Bia Sot, Bla Muk Tord and Larb Gai – The tamarind flavour of the Bor Bia was wonderful, the crispy calamari of the bla muk tord was perfect with the chilli sauce and the minced chicken came in lovely lettuce leaves making them so easy to eat. All of them were delicious.

    For mains, my partner went for Bed Grapow, duck with tulsi (thai basil) and chillies with a yellow rice and steamed veg. As with the other elements of the meal the balance of flavours were perfect and the food fresh and crisp. My main course was Gai Yang Som Dam, a roast chicken dish with a sharp and taste som dam salad and sticky rice. I’ve been eating Thai food for thirty years, and I am still surprised by the richness of the flavour.

    Overall the Bangkok Café turned out to be a tasty experience in a simple setting, we will be back.

  • ((((( 27 January 2019 by Linda from Cardiff

    Great food as always, beautiful flavours, generous portion sizes. The staff are all lovely, very helpful and kind.


  • ((((( 19 November 2018 by Victoria from Cardiff

    Amazingly fresh flavours, lovely atmosphere and friendly n efficient staff.

  • ((((( 16 November 2018 by Grant from Cardiff

    Great food

  • ((((( 12 November 2018 by John from Cardiff

    Service excellent, food of very high quality. The restaurant offers a good and varied lunch time offering.

  • ((((* 27 September 2018 by Wendy from Cardiff

    Food Excellent. Service ok + Quite friendly but felt like they were under pressure as only 3 people serving the whole cafe at a busy time

  • ((((( 7 September 2018 by Natalia from Cardiff

    friendly clean and beautiful food

  • ((((( 27 July 2018 by Marc from SWANSEA

    Great lunch! Food looks as good as it tastes. Excellent service and value to boot. Definitely going to return. Highly recommend.

  • ((((( 17 July 2018 by Kevin from Caerphilly

    Staff very welcoming and helpful, service was very good. Food was served efficiently was very tasty and filling. Given time to enjoy meal with friends never rushed. Will come again.

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