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25% FOR ALL STUDENTS AT GBK
Students, Time to rejoice!
From Tuesday 1 September, Gourmet Burger Kitchen at Mermaid Quay will take 25% off every students food bill!
Simply present your GBK app ID, NUS or University ID Card and GBK staff will unlock the Student Discount Badge for you. The offer is valid Sunday - Thursday in store, and via the 'Order and Collect' button on Fridays and Saturdays!
Terms and conditions:
25% off the food bill until 31st August 2016 at UK mainland restaurants when you present your Student Badge on the GBK app. Excludes GBK KidZania. Friday & Saturday student discount via Order & Collect on the GBK app. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, set menu or GBK app reward. Valid for up to 4 people. Every diner must order a main meal. Excludes specials, extras, create your own & drinks.
Men's Health Survival Of The Fittest
Wales kicks off Survival Of The Fittest season on Sunday 27 September
4000 Survivors will line up on the startline and attack the revamped 10km Cardiff course which takes you in and around the bay tackling over 50 obstacles. Participants be diving headfirst into the International White Water Centre once again to give you a wet ‘n’ wild dunking.
Come and support those taking part, or sign up here.
WIN A DAY IN THE BAY WITH FGW'S ESCAPE MAGAZINE
Enter Mermaid Quay's competition in this season's edition of First Great Western's Escape magazine for your chance to win a fabulous day out for 2 at Mermaid Quay!
This amazing prize package lets you and a friend or partner experience just some of what’s on offer:
- A fabulous trip around Cardiff Bay on the Aquabus with unique views of Cardiff and Cardiff Bay from the water.
- A bottle of champagne at Mermaid Quay’s sumptuous, glitzy champagne bar, the VIP Piano Lounge.
- Eat out in style at San Martino, one of Mermaid Quay’s fantastic Italian restaurants, with authentic dining and picturesque waterfront views over the Bay.
- Laugh the night away at Wales’ premier comedy venue, The Glee Club.
- Unwind with a one-night stay at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay.
To enter just pick up a copy of Escape magazine on any First Great Western train.
Terms & Conditions Apply:
Competition closes 9 October 2015. Winner and guest must be over 18. Prize must be taken by 31 March 2016. Prize not valid during December 2015. No cash alternative. Prize subject to availability and individual terms & conditions. Please check with each supplier.
Aquabus: To be used before 31 March 2016.
VIP Piano Lounge: To be used before 31 March 2016.
San Martino: Meal for 2 to value of £50; A La Carte menu only; food and drinks included; cannot be used on key calender dates (bank holidays etc., or during the month of December); To be used before 31 March 2016.
The Glee Club: Valid for any "Best In Live Stand Up Comedy" shows on Friday or Saturday nights or "Comedy Carousel" shows on Thursday nights; not valid during month of December; To be used before 31 March 2016.
Holiday Inn: Subject to availability; Not valid during times when major events are on in Cardiff; To be used before 31 March 2016.
PAVERS SHOES NOW OPEN AT MERMAID QUAY
Pavers Shoes, one of the UK’s leading multi-channel comfort shoe retailers has opened it's doors at Mermaid Quay.
Pavers Shoes prides itself in stocking both Ladies and Men’s top quality, comfortable, stylish footwear at excellent value with savings available right across the store on selected lines.
Pavers Shoes are passionate about comfort, expert buyers go that extra mile so customers can enjoy the feeling of walking on air. Pavers shoes are worn by millions of happy customers, who enjoy having ‘Happy Feet’ and return time and time again for their unique ‘Pavers Experience’!
Ar Waith Ar Daith at Wales Millenium Centre and Mermaid Quay
Wales Millennium Centre has launched an epic, five-month artistic journey across Wales, created by outdoor arts experts Walk the Plank.
Ar Waith Ar Daith is a Welsh journey of myth and magic, culminating in a spectacular performance outside Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Saturday 12 September 2015.
This year, Walk the Plank have been working with Wales Millennium Centre to create this event - a Welsh journey of myth and magic - as the centrepiece to Wales Millennium Centre's 10th anniversary celebrations.
This project will see a reinterpretation of the age-old tale of The Birth of Taliesin in an incredible performance which will see Wales Millennium Centre itself transformed through collective imagination.
Over the past six months, WMC have been gathering content from near and far - minerals, materials, stories and inspiration - through a series of bespoke training schools offered to local, Welsh creative practitioners. This hunt for creative stimulus mirrors the same journey made by one of the story's key characters, Ceridwen the witch, in her quest to create the ultimate potion of poetic inspiration. Along the way, we've reawakened legends and invited audiences along for the ride through new and existing engagement projects.
It all culminates on Saturday 12 September 2015 outside Wales Millennium Centre with a procession, performers, stories, songs and astonishing projections as we ravel and unravel a celebration fit for this beautiful building, ten years after it was opened.
Expect storytelling on a grand scale, as processions, music, performance, and more light up the Centre for this once-in-a-lifetime performance.
NEW SUMMER SPECIAL AT GBK
The new summer special at GBK is the ever so tasty NOLA Rolla.
Available at GBK Mermaid Quay from 22 July for 8 weeks until 15 September, the NOLA Rolla is inspired by the Deep South flavours of New Orleans and Louisiana. It's a slow sunset combination of 6oz beef, Cajun relish, crispy bacon, gorgonzola, chive & truffle mayo, onion jam and dill pickle in a brioche bun.
Available on its own or bundled up with fries and a shake.
COOL OFF AT COFFEE MANIA
Feeling the heat?
Don't worry, Coffee Mania have a range of refreshing new iced teas, ice blended frappes and fruit coolers to enjoy in the sun.
With tempting flavours such as Treat yourself to a watermelon iced green tea, jasmine and lime or cucumber and mint, you won't be able to stay away!
KEN PICTON CELEBRATES IN STYLE
Multi-award winner Ken Picton, celebrated 25 years of his Cardiff salon this week with a lavish Champagne soiree and award event.
The salon team was joined by VIP guests from the likes of L'Oreal Professionnel, ghd, Kerastase, as well as press, friends and family.
Ken paid tribute to his team for their help and sopport in building the business and maintaining ther reputation as Wales' leasding destination salon.
Congratulations Ken, and we hope the next 25 years is just as successful.
wagamama launches a fresh new menu
wagamama at Mermaid Quay is excited to reveal a new menu offering shoppers something delicious to enjoy. With fresh juices for those on the go, steamed buns and gyozas for the peckish and innovative new mains to satisfy hungry shoppers after a day of retail therapy.
The chefs at wagamama have worked together to create unique flavour combinations. The newly designed menu brings the recipes’ fresh ingredients to life with tasting notes and images to guide you as you choose your perfect dish. Especially helpful if you are new to Asian cuisine and fancy giving it a whirl!
An exciting addition is the new omakase section, meaning ‘to entrust the chef’ and includes a selection of innovative dishes specially chosen by wagamama’s expert chefs. Warm coconut seafood broth, marinated beef in a fragrant massaman curry sauce and tasty yakitori duck with zesty flavours are just some of the dishes to be enjoyed.
What’s more, there is now the option to customise your dish, so for those who like it hot why not add an extra chili or two? wagamama fans need not fear, classic favourites such as katsu curry and prawn firecracker will remain firmly on the menu alongside other much-loved dishes. And if you fancy something to drink, wagamama are delighted to welcome a new range of Asian beers to the restaurant; Lucky Buddha, Hitachino Nest Beer and Singha.
View the new menu here.
Mermaid Quay Music Fest 2015 - Made In Cardiff TV
Mermaid Quay Music Fest 2015 - Quay Note Competition - Made In Cardiff TV
Mermaid Quay Music Fest 2015 - Family - Made In Cardiff TV
Romantic Royals visit Mermaid Quay
Britain's most romantic royals visited Mermaid Quay on Saturday 14 February.
They arrived in spectacular style in a Rolls Royce and were joined by the comedy paparazzi!
It was a great day at Mermaid Quay and we hope that everyone there enjoyed themselves.
Mermaid Quay & Made in Cardiff with Cadwaladers
Around Mermaid Quay with Made in Cardiff
Mermaid Quay & Made in Cardiff with Fabulous Welshcakes
Christmas 2014 Mermaid Quay
Christmas is better by the Water!
WIN A FABULOUS NIGHT OUT AT THE GLEE CLUB
The Glee Club is Wales' premier comedy club, dedicated to putting on the best in live comedy. Enjoy a great meal before the lights go down, super service, the best comedians and more. It's what weekends are made for!
And now is your chance to see the best of The Glee Club's comedians because we've got 4 fabulous tickets to The Glee Club's "Best in Live Stand-up Comedy" show with a fantastic meal for you to enjoy on Friday 11 September from 7.15pm!
Just fill out the details below for your chance to win this great prize!
Draw closes at 5pm on Sunday 30 August.
Terms and Conditions:
Prize consists of 4 tickets tickets to The Glee Club's "Best in Live Stand-up Comedy" show, with a Fish Supper meal for 4 on Friday 11 September 2015.
Doors open from 7.15pm - 8pm.
Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
No substitutions or monetary alternative.
Full terms and conditions can be found here.