Wahaca has signed a 20 year lease for the site at St David’s shopping centre, which ranges over two floors and is 5,600sq.ft in size. The site will have an outdoor seating area and is located close to John Lewis and Jamie’s Italian.
Thomasina Miers from Wahaca said: “Cardiff is a young, vibrant city with a fantastic concentration of retail and leisure. We are delighted to be opening our first regional restaurant and are confident that the people of Cardiff will love our fresh, sustainable Mexican offer. ”
Julian Wilkinson, regional director at intu, commented on behalf of the St David’s Partnership: “This is a huge coup for St David’s, Cardiff and for Wales. The food at Wahaca is fresh and exciting and will be a welcome addition to the offer within St David’s and the city centre. Attracting key leisure operators to St David’s is vital to ensure shoppers are well served with a wide range of food and will stay and shop longer.”
Wahaca has 13 other restaurant sites in and around London.