25 Years of Roman Magic

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25 years of Roman Magic and love has been the secret of “La Lupa, Ristorante Pizzeria.”

It is a Top-notch family-run restaurant, whose very high standards have been maintained and improved upon year after year. The owners Roberto and Jana Raffaelli pride themselves on providing traditional Roman and Italian cuisine.

La Lupa (The She Wolf) is the symbol of Rome and she is located only 10 minutes away from the Principality Stadium (The Home of Welsh Rugby!) in Wesgate Street, Cardiff: you will struggle to find a better place than “La Lupa” in Cardiff, no matter where you go or how much you pay.

The she wolf will nourish you with excellent food and wine, offer you sensible prices, she will pamper and take care of your needs with a warm and friendly smile, she is attentive to detail and service. She will embrace you with her relaxing and enjoyable ambience, Italian music and of course that priceless Roman Magic, a magic that will feel like you have just been whisked away to the Eternal City for a day or night that you will always remember.

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La Lupa Restaurant, hosted by Roberto and Jana Raffaelli is unique family run restaurant that believes that customer satisfaction is the most important aspect of any culinary experience.

We pride ourselves on being different, and our customers are priorities above all else. The standard and quality of food is emphasised by the care taken in the selection of the finest fresh ingredients.

Fresh pasta and bread are made on the premises everyday, as well as the preparation of a variety of specialities from meat to fish and desserts. All dishes are made to order.The kitchen comes under special scrutiny for hygienic preparation, and skills are continuously improved to keep standards high.