Planning your graduation day in Cardiff
Where to go and what to book

Whilst you might be half way through yet another twelve-hour sesh in the library and praying for it all to end, remember that on your graduation day, regardless of how you’ve done, you’re still going to have accomplished something incredible that needs some serious celebrating.

So, if you’re looking to procrastinate and be super organised, here are the best places to book for wining and dining with family and friends after your ceremony.


Caroline St, Cardiff CF10 1FG

Less than a minute from the Hays with plenty of veggie and gluten-free options, this french inspired restaurant is a perfect setting (and location) for after your ceremony.

Cost: £8 - £15

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40 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AD

For the hungry carnivores, The Meating Place offers steaks and meaty skewers for days. At lunch time, they have two courses for £12.95 giving you an affordable yet special (and central) place to enjoy celebrating.

Cost: £10 - £30

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Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2WF

Inside this renovated Chapel dating back to 1877 is a vast menu of British/European/Gastrodeliciousness. Expect three impressive floors of French-Italian Gothic themed interior 

Cost: £8 - £30

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27 High Street, Cardiff CF10 1PU

Modern British cuisine with French and New York influences” underneath ZiZi’s in town, perfect for a family who loves to eat meat! Also, if one of you loves gin, then you’re going to love choosing from over 30 types available here.

Cost: £15-£30

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That’s a round up of our favourites, including links to the other sections that may interest you and your family. We’ve also got plenty of suggestions for fun things to do and places to explore if you’re looking to show off everything Cardiff has to offer.

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