Asador 44, Cardiff

Asador 44, Cardiff

Asador 44 Cardiff Leeks

Let’s get the obvious bit out of the way first: Asador 44 in Cardiff isn’t a steakhouse. It serves outstanding steak, obviously- we’ll come back to that- but it’s a true Asador, and not just in name. It’s in the northern Spanish tradition, where cooking over fire marries so well with the best produce. At [...]read moreAsador 44, Cardiff

Salt Kitchen

Salt Kitchen

It’s a given that successful ex-Masterchef contestants will make the best of that stressful experience to step up into professional cooking. Some, after all, such as Tomasina Miers, Tim Anderson and Dhruv Baker, have gained significant national renown. Salt is both the most important ingredient in cooking, and a coming-together of three friends, three familiar [...]read moreSalt Kitchen

Bar 44, Cardiff City Centre

Bar 44 Cardiff

Opposite the Principality Stadium is where you’ll find Bar 44 Cardiff. From their origins in Cowbridge, they have now have three branches- including a rare example of a Welsh restaurant successfully exporting itself to Bristol- and of course their nearby flagship, Asador 44 on Quay Street. Tapas y copas goes the name. Bar 44 doesn’t [...]read moreBar 44, Cardiff City Centre

The Humble Onion

The Humble Onion

What makes Dinas Powys’ The Humble Onion special? Because make no mistake- it is. It’s the details, we think. It’s the way the food manages to be both unfussy and skilfully done. It’s the warm service from a team obviously proud of what they do. In the little village in the Vale of Glamorgan, chef [...]read moreThe Humble Onion

The Gaff

The Gaff Abergavenny

Only open since May 2019, The Gaff in Abergavenny has made a big impression in a town which can claim to be the food lover’s capital of Wales.  That’s not just down to the internationally renowned annual Festival, which has grown to have the pulling power to attract some of the biggest names in the [...]read moreThe Gaff

Chez Vous by Grady Atkins

Chez Vous Grady

Fresh from his various residencies in Cardiff, Grady Atkins is now offering Chez Vous by Grady Atkins, his dinner delivery service. It sounds very simple: a bespoke in-home multi-course course menu delivered within the Cardiff area, and with a wealth of experience and skill on show. It’s characteristic low-key but accomplished cooking from a well-travelled [...]read moreChez Vous by Grady Atkins

Bar 44, Penarth

Bar 44 Olives

Bar 44 Penarth was the second to open after their origin in Cowbridge and has been a popular fixture on Penarth’s main street since 2012. Since then they have built an enviable reputation for their Tapas y copas, the result of their lifelong love affair with the food of Spain. That inspiration is obvious and [...]read moreBar 44, Penarth