Before we get into an argument on what Cardiff Boutique Curry restaurants are, this article is designed to direct people towards a top class curry and away from the Saturday night Indian lager chicken tikka experience. Those are for our match day curry article!
All the curry restaurants here if they have not been given an award at some point have a massive reputation.
We have focused on the city centre, but where there are curry restaurants away from the centre, it is because they warrant visiting.
Spice Quarter Cardiff
Up market curry restaurants in the centre of town, this one is bookable online. Has won the best Indian restaurant in Wales and feature top chefs from Dehli and Bombay (Mumbai). Very popular due to its location, one of the best.
Unit 8B, The Old Brewery Quarter, Caroline St,
Monday – Sunday 11.30 to 14.30
Monday – Thursday 17:30 to 23:30
Friday and Saturday 17:00 to 24:00
Sunday closes at 17.00 to 22.00
The Mango House
It is situated in the recently restored Grand Hotel on Westgate Street.
5-7 Westgate St, Cardiff
02920 232266 ·
Open Mon – Sun
5:30pm – 12:30pm
Award winning in the middle noughty’s and now getting regularly nominated again, this is one of the curry restaurants serves up a very good curry and also has a good take away service, though drinks may be expensive !
442C Cowbridge Rd East, Canton
02920 233 506
Sunday – Thursday 12:00pm – 2:30pm and 6:00pm – 11:30pm
Friday: 6:00pm – 12:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm – 2:30pm and 6:00pm – 12:00pm
The award winning Chef Anand George is the home of Indian Nouvelle Cuisine this is one of the curry restaurants that creates really imaginative Indian Cuisine based on the country’s culinary heritage.
Upper Floor 185a Cowbridge Road East, Canton
Lunch: Sunday – Friday: 12pm – 2.30pm
Dinner: Monday – Saturday: 6pm – 11pm Sunday: 5pm – 9.30pm
We have mentioned Moksh elsewhere on the guide, but to omit it from this collection of Cardiff curry restaurants would just be wrong.
Ocean Buildings Cardiff Bay
Tel: 029 2049 8120
Open Monday to Thursday and Sunday 12.00am to 3.00pm 6.00pm – 11.00pm Friday and Saturday 12.00am to 3.00pm 6.00pm – 00.00pm midnight.
There are 5 curry restaurants in this group; Mill Lane is in the centre of town. All the restaurants have a good reputation though they are all different in their own way. The others are in Cardiff Bay, Big Windsor, Rhiwbina, Lakeside, and the Express on North road.
Juboraj Mill Lane
Café Quarter, 10 Mill Lane, CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 2037 7668
By Paul Taylor