Cardiff’s lively Mermaid Quay is the heart of the city and is the ideal place for visitors to explore and to do some people watching. The boardwalk is vibrant, exciting and fun and offers a plethora of great cafés and restaurants, stylish shops and boutiques, most of which are located on the captivating waterfront and overlook Cardiff Bay. The ideal spot for dining out and relaxing, as well as for those looking to indulge in some retail therapy, Mermaid Quay offers something for everyone. The waterside attraction is also steeped in history, and offers a variety of amusements, activities and events throughout the year, most of which are great for the entire family. Also located here is the Glee Club, one of the top stand-up venues in the UK.
The different attractions all have different operating hours
Around 1 hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The numerous attractions, waterside views and the distinctive architecture
Muslims visiting Mermaid Quay will not be able to find prayer facilities. They will therefore have to make use of one of the several mosques and Islamic Centers in the city of Cardiff, such as the South Wales Islamic Centre, Madina Mosque or Al-Manar Islamic Centre. While at Mermaid Quay, visitors can therefore ask to be guided to one of the many prayer facilities in the city.
As mentioned above, Mermaid Quay is home to numerous fantastic restaurants and cafés, and is a great place to dine out. The establishments found here offer cuisines ranging from Italian to Turkish and American and more. Although the outlets will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors are sure to find a variety of suitable vegetarian and seafood dishes.