Asador 44

10 - 14 Quay Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF101AE
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Lunch 12 noon - 3 pm (last orders) - Wednesday - Saturday
Lunch 12 noon - 4 pm (last orders) - Sunday
Dinner 6pm - 10 pm (last orders) Wednesday - Saturday

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  • Disabled Access
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Asador 44

An Asador is a restaurant specialising in cooking the most incredibly sourced meats, fish and vegetables over charcoal and wood at a very high heat, to perfection. In Northern Spain, they are a way of life and part of the cultural and culinary fabric.

Paired with local and Spanish seasonal produce and side dishes, we will be specialising in cooking the world’s finest beef, in the form of the Rubia Gallega chuleton, a 1.5 kilo rib of 12 year old Galician ox – to share. We will also be mastering the art of slow cooking legs of Pyrenean and Welsh milk fed lamb, Segovian suckling pig and beautiful fish dishes, all on a custom made Basque grill and a Josper oven. All this will take place in our open kitchen which will provide real theatre for our customers.

To compliment the incredible food offering, we will be installing a temperature controlled enomatic wine system, allowing us to offer a huge range of wines by the glass, giving the customer choice of style and price point. Our wines have always been a real highlight of our bars, so we aim to keep reaching higher with the offering. We will also be offering a craft lager on tap from Rioja, the first of its kind in the UK, plus incredible Spanish sparkling wines, as well as a carefully selected ‘gin-tonica’ selection.

Cuisine: Spanish
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Fantastic food as always. Service to match.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Our experience at Asador 44 was terrific. The welcome was warm, and the service throughout dinner was exceptional. All of the staff were extremely friendly, courteous and professional and couldn't do enough for us. When it comes to the food, everything was beautifully prepared and presented and stunning to taste, and we can't wait to go back! I would recommend a visit to anyone that loves a great dining experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Everything was amazing besides from my steak, asked for medium rare and it was really chewy. Shame as others on the table had the same steak but wasn't as chewy and was alot tastier. I came in January earlier on in the year and the food was perfect was disappointing seeing the quality drop so much in this visit.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

It was our first visit but certainly will not be the last

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Probably the best Sunday lunch I've ever had anywhere. Magnificent.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

1st visit, regular at Bar44 in Penarth, Cardiff and Clifton. Food, drink and service were all great, as expected. The most difficult thing was deciding what not to order, it all sounded great and we weren't disappointed with what we chose. Liked the relaxed yet attentive service. The only slight thing I would have changed (and it is only minor) was the location of the table we were at, it was the closest to the toilets. Have reconnendee to multiple people, and will definitely return

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Fabulous as always and very much like the new menu. Presa iberico was pleasingly pink (just how I like it).

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Lovely being back. The food was even better than before lockdown!! The steak was amazing!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Service was incredible food was fabulous the only slight issue was a bit noisy and hard to hear each other’s conversation but apart from that was a very special restaurant for a birthday celebration.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

We had an incredible meal yesterday. It should have been our wedding day and as that was unable to happen we decided to choose Asador for a nice meal. We were not disappointed. It was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Normally 5 for atmosphere but we live in strange times so 4 is a good score. A nod to Sola Fred, the red wine chosen (following a bit of research (97/100 Decanter). Relatively good value at £31. Overall we had a great night 5 star celebrating our daughter’s exam results

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Excellent

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Food as good as ever if not better. Staff and service also excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Excellent meal, great service.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Possibly one of the best meals eaten out in many years, great ingredients and excellently prepared. Couldn’t fault the evening in any way. And all the staff were delightful, but especially the young man who served us. I am happy to recommend, and looking forward to coming back again next time we are in town.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Enjoyed every aspect

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Had a lovely lunchtime menu...great value, quality and service!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Thank you very much for a great lunch. My friend and I enjoyed the food a lot, and we really appreciated the high quality of service. See you again soon!

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Overpriced and Overrated for the quality of food. We were very disappointed after seeing such amazing reviews. Having lived in spain for a number of years I was expecting each plate to be packed with colour and flavour. The scollops were soooo small and just cooked in broth, no flavour or texture to the plate what so ever. The side dish of peppers were of those from a pack then warmed up and drizzled in olive oil. I went for the most expensive steak on the menu, I expecting something spectacular! A 10 year old Cow 45 day’s mature etc ...... well at £72 it was average at the very best. It was basically a T-Bone with no fillet and at that price you even have to order more sides! Honestly I have no problem playing top dollar for TOP food, We have eaten at some of the best restaurants around the world but you seriously need to have a look at the quality of food you are serving on the menu and improve the standard of food if you are going to charge those kind of prices. For 4 people it cost me a little over £280.00 and I felt robbed When leaving the restaurant. Myself, friends and family will not be coming back to your restaurant sorry.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Amazing food as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 September 2020

So great to be back and seeing what the team do best and that is serving first class food. Happy to see some of the menu classics on there, as well as some new choices. Everything is cooked with such control and skill on the parilla and always enjoy watching the chef's prep the dishes. Absolutely loved being back in Asador44 enjoying my white Rioja. Huge respect to the team for maintaining such high standards through a difficult period.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Outstanding quality of food - imaginatively prepared and presented. Every dish was excellent. every plate was clean at the end - and we sampled just about everything on the menu between us. Great quality of wines too. Service was first class.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

We went to Asador a few times before lockdown and we loved it. In fact, I convinced my friends that Asador was the best restaurant in town. Unfortunately our latest experience felt like a Spanish restaurant serving French portions. We were shocked by the much smaller portion sizes than previously. The food quality was, however, excellent. After dinner we left and had more food in another restaurant. It’s a shame because the service was impeccable and our waiter, Hugo, was excellent. Highly disappointed.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

No one brought my change back, after I paid my bill after waiting for over 5 minutes we just left the same wait or said good bye. Only blemish on what’ was an exceptional meal

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Best restaurant in Cardiff

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