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Real ale bar The Andrew Buchan opens on Albany Road

Real ale bar The Andrew Buchan opens on Albany Road
September 4, 2012 41 Comments »

The man behind Cardiff’s only real ale bar has moved to reassure those who had objected to its opening. Steve Evans, managing director of Blaenavon-based Rhymney Brewery, said the company’s new bar on Albany Road in Roath, is a place ... Read More »

Cardiff’s Great British Cheese Festival among UK’s top food festivals

Cardiff’s Great British Cheese Festival among UK’s top food festivals
July 31, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s Great British Cheese Festival has been voted the second best food festival in the UK by the Independent newspaper. The festival, which is held in Cardiff Castle every year, came second only to the Galway Oyster Festival, but beat ... Read More »

Cardiff nightspots encouraged to enter the first Welsh Bar and Club Awards

Cardiff nightspots encouraged to enter the first Welsh Bar and Club Awards
July 26, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff bars and clubs are being invited to enter the first Welsh Bar and Club Awards. Dubbed Wales’ “nightlife Oscars”, it is hoped the inaugural awards will highlight “stylish and quirky bars” in the capital city and further afield. Categories ... Read More »

The Royal George closes for refurbishment

The Royal George closes for refurbishment
July 11, 2012 No Comments »

The Royal George in Cardiff’s Mackintosh Place has closed for a £170,000 transformation. It will re-open to the public on Friday, July 20, with a live band to showcase the pub’s new look and a red-carpet welcome for all customers. ... Read More »

Dismantling of The Vulcan pub begins

Dismantling of The Vulcan pub begins
July 10, 2012 No Comments »

The first steps in the painstaking process of dismantling Cardiff’s historic Vulcan pub began yesterday. Scaffolding was put up around the 159-year-old pub on Adam Street ready for work to begin taking apart the building brick by brick. It ... Read More »

In pictures: Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival

In pictures: Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival
July 9, 2012 No Comments »

  Thousands of people descended on Cardiff Bay this weekend for the International Food and Drink Festival – despite having to brave persistent rain to do it. The event – part of the Cardiff Festival which is now in its ... Read More »

Tell us your Cardiff Race For Life stories

Tell us your Cardiff Race For Life stories
July 5, 2012 1 Comment »

On July 14 and 15, thousands of women will gather in Blackweir Fields, Bute Park, for this year’s Cardiff Race For Life. One Saturday July 14, ladies will warm up to walk, jog or run the 10K race, while Sunday ... Read More »

Roath’s Four Elms pub reopened as traditional alehouse

Roath’s Four Elms pub reopened as traditional alehouse
June 13, 2012 1 Comment »

He has made it a habit to resurrect failing pubs and keep the back-street boozer as a presence in South Wales. Now a pub owner has snapped up a Cardiff pub from the jaws of redevelopment – and reopened it ... Read More »

Cardiff Hooters reopens as Sports Cafe

Cardiff Hooters reopens as Sports Cafe
June 8, 2012 5 Comments »

A new restaurant to replace the Cardiff branch of Hooters opened today following a frantic 48-hour refurbishment. Staff re-worked the venue into another chain franchise, Sports Café, in just two days following Hooters’ abrupt closure on Wednesday. Hooters branding was ... Read More »

Cardiff Hooters to be replaced by sports bar

Cardiff Hooters to be replaced by sports bar
June 7, 2012 7 Comments »

The Cardiff branch of Hooters has closed, and is set to be replaced with a sports bar. The bar and restaurant attracted criticism when it opened on Mary Ann Street in November 2010 – complete with waitresses in famously skimpy ... Read More »