An Introduction to Working in Cardiff

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Cardiff is the capital of wales with a selection of hotels. Cardiff itself has one AA rated 5-star hotel and a selection of AA rated 4-star hotels. These hotels give the opportunity for chefs to begin or further their careers.

Finding Accommodation And Living In Cardiff

A Few Facts About The Welsh Capital Cardiff

  • Captain Morgan – The pirate and famous rum promoter middle name Henry was born in Cardiff in the 1635
  • The Millennium stadium is the second largest in the world
  • Cardiff is one of the flattest cities in Britain

An Indication To House Prices In Cardiff

  • 1 Bedroom Flat – Central Cardiff  Starting at: £500 / Month
  • 1 Bedroom Flat – Outside Central Starting at: £400 / Month
  • 3 Bedroom Flat – Central Cardiff – Starting at: £800 / Month
  • 3 Bedroom Flat – Outside Central Starting at: £ 650/ Month

Out And About In Cardiff 

Alcohol Prices

  • 1 Pint of Lager / Beer £2.50 – £3.50 in a pub or restaurant
  • Mid range bottle of wine at the supermarket – £5.00 – £7.00

Transportation Around Cardiff Costs

  • One day travel card for bus or train – £3.50
  • Monthly travel card for bus or train – £45

Cost Of A Gym Membership

Membership for a monthly gym contract – £18 –  £35

AA 5 Star And Luxury Hotels In Cardiff

Hotel Chef Jobs Cardiff

Cardiff has one luxury AA rated 5 star hotel and a number of 4 star rated. These hotels are a great option for a chef career. Starting a chef career as a commis chef in a 5 star hotel will give your career a firm footing. If your aiming for a head chef position in a luxury hotel starting in a luxury hotel is recommended. 

Top 10 Things To Do In Cardiff As Ranked By Tripadvisor Travellers

When considering to start or further your chef career. You may be looking at a change of area in the UK or even coming to the UK from another country. Here’s a top 10 look at things to do in Cardiff for those days off. Cardiff has chef jobs opportunities and a lot to do around wales’s capital city. 

The Top 10 Things To Do In Cardiff

  1. St Fagans National Museum of History
    A top European open air museum, a very popular attraction taking a look at the history of wales
  2. Principality Stadium
    This 74000 seater stadium is home to the welsh rugby team. A world class events venue for sporting events and concerts.
  3. Bute Park
    Forming the green heart of Cardiff with lots of paths and tracks to explore
  4. Wales Millennium Stadium
    Lots to do here – Bars, restaurants, west end musicals, exhibitions, and stand up comedy to name a few.
  5. Roath Park
    Lots of animals, swan, ducks and great for walks.
  6. Llandaff Cathedral
    A beautiful building to have a look around
  7. National Museum Cardiff
    A great collection of art including: paintings, sculptures and drawings.
  8. Cardiff Bay Barage
    This dam is located on a beautiful lake that once was covered in marshland
  9. Castell Coch
    A retreat for John Patrick Crichton-Stuart designed by william burges
  10. Cardiff Castle
    This castle built by William Burges for John Patrick Crichton-Stuart as a main residence.