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The Meating Place

40 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AD +44 2922270167

(((() Steaks & Grills
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
  •  - Cardiff
Main course: £0
Food spend: £0
Opening hours
Monday: 17:30 - 23:00 Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 23:00 Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00 Sunday: 10:30 - 16:00

Great place. very good service.

Peter Jones 13 March 2018
from Cardiff

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A contemporary steak house in the centre of busy St Mary Street in Cardiff, The Meating Place offers a host of exciting treats from the charcoal grill. Signature marinated skewers are served with delicious accompaniments, while classic grill cuts are sourced from some of Cardiff's most celebrated producers.

Choose from a selection of hand-selected steaks, cooked to your preference, or tuck into a rack of ribs smothered in BBQ sauce and served with salad, chunky chips & coleslaw. Other dishes on the menu include sesame-seared tuna with pickled veg & red cabbage compote.

In the dining room, suspended light fittings, reclaimed furnishings and exposed beams offer a quirky, shabby-chic vibe. Afternoon tea is served daily, complete with delicate sandwiches and pastries, and a traditional roast is cooked up every Sunday.

The Meating Place in Cardiff is just a 4-minute walk from Cardiff Central Rail Station.

The Meating Place

40 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AD

Contact +44 2920224757
Reservations +44 2922270167

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Customer reviews for The Meating Place

4.3 (((() (based on 158 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (128)
  • romantic (82)
  • lunch (48)
  • private dining (46)
  • trendy (32)
  • value (25)
  • business (23)
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  • child friendly (3)
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  • ((((( 13 March 2018 by Peter Jones from Cardiff

    Great place. very good service.

  • ((((( 19 February 2018 by Lisa milne from Cardiff

    The doorman who seated us was pleasant. The gentleman who tended to us throughout the evening was fantastic. Polite and friendly. We ordered the skewers and they were stunning. The chips and salad didn't seem to live up to the meat. They felt too 'pub food' and didn't go well with the meat. Perhaps skin on chips, or dauphinoise would have suited it better? Overall a lovely meal with a fantastic relaxed and romantic vibe. Will definitely be coming back again.

  • ((((( 12 February 2018 by Rebecca Dumble from Bristol

    We've dined at quite a few steak restaurants but nothing comes close to The Meating Place. Succulent quality steak every time. A good selection of food and drinks, and excellent friendly service. This restaurant is one of the reasons why we look forward to visiting Cardiff.

  • ((((( 31 January 2018 by Ceri from Ebbw Vale

    Amazing food and very friendly and attentive staff

  • ((((* 28 January 2018 by Mary from Swansea

    Lovely food and great atmosphere. Had the sewer which was amazing. Fab if you love a good steak and friendly staff.

  • ((((( 23 January 2018 by Keith Lapit from Cardiff

    went there for my Mrs birthday just the two of us late Sunday afternoon, we went without knowing what it was like but there was no need to worry, firstly the staff were amazing, very welcoming and friendly, secondly the food and service was second to none, we had the ham hock starters and rib eye steak for main but im sure what ever you choose youll love, we will definately be going back !

  • ((((* 13 January 2018 by Rhian Saunders from Cardiff

    The food was excellent and the service was good just disappointed having 2 sit by the main door and had 2 put up with the draft as people entered the restaurant each time

  • ((((( 10 January 2018 by Glen from Mountain Ash

    Place and settings is really nice, cosy and romantic. Perfect as i went there with my girlfriend. We had the chateau briand for 2 to share and it was absolutely fabulous and cookec to perfection. Will defimitely be returning in the nit too distant future.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Leah from Cardiff

    Lovely restaurant, romantic setting and beautiful Christmas decor! Ordered a lamb skewer which was huge, and hung from the ceiling - so tasty, highly recommend!! Nice cocktails also! Would definitely eat here again!

  • ((((* 19 December 2017 by Jeffrey Colwill from Cardiff

    Had a Ribeye steak and some wine. Steak cooked perfectly for my taste and wine complimented the meal very well. Restaurant a bit crowded (but as expected on international rugby day)

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