Chapel 1877

Cardiff-City-Center

4.3 / 5

May 11, 2018

Restored Gothic chapel in Cardiff, which has been dramatically transformed into a three-level restaurant and bar that must be seen to be believed.

Inside a painstakingly-restored Gothic chapel in the heart of Cardiff, Chapel 1877 boasts awe-inspiring architecture, fantastic food, and a cocktail and wine selection among the finest in all of Wales. Crossing the threshold of Chapel 1877 is an experience in itself, as from the outside, the venue still remarkably resembles the Pembroke Terrace Chapel. But once inside Chapel 1877’s doors and in front of its soaring tiled arches and chandeliers, you quickly discover that the former house of worship is still a shrine, but to food, drink, and entertainment, all spread over three heavenly floors. The upstairs level at Chapel 1877 is home to the fine dining side of the equation with a luxurious menu perfect for celebrating a special occasion or a romantic evening with that special someone. The main level is home to a lively large bar and also has a great gastro pub menu served ’til late, perfect for lunches or after an work decompression session with friends. In the basement, you will find The Vault – a private space available for rental which which also doubles as a hip nightclub on the weekends. The wine and cocktail list at Chapel 1877 reads like a who’s who of the vintner world with whites, reds, roses, and sparklers from all over the Old and New Worlds. In addition to mixology, Chapel 1877’s staff is expertly trained in the art of pairing, so whether you are in for dinner or just a bar bite, you are sure to find the right wine or cocktail to complete your night.

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