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Six Restaurants to try at the Rugby World Cup 2015

By Bidvest Bank
22-09-2015
Man cannot live on rugby alone – although, there are some fans who would disagree. So, when hunger strikes, try these popular establishments when you’re travelling at the Rugby World Cup: 

London

Living large
In the mood for something exotic? Spanish tapas are all the rage in foodie circles right now, so it’s no wonder that Barrafina has opened restaurants in Soho and Covent Garden to keep up with demand. None of the restaurants take bookings, so while you may have to queue, the good news is that you will eventually get a table. If you’re craving a taste of home, try bbar near Victoria Station for Amarula crème brûlée and other South African delights. 

Budget friendly
If you’re watching your pounds closely, try Top Dog in Soho where you can enjoy gourmet hotdogs that are ‘100% natural, grass fed, free range and made with meat (without the mystery).’ For fun, why not order a Jack Daniels float on the side? 

Something different
Cereal Killer Café in Brick Lane and Camden serves cereal for breakfast, lunch, and supper. They stock more than 120 different kinds of sugary goodness from around the globe, including Pronutro. Pick your favourite, add milk (there are 30 types) and finish with a topping or two – everything from fruit and nuts to peanut butter chips and mint Aero Bubbles. 

Cardiff

Living large 
If you’re in the mood for something special, you can’t go wrong with Bully’s restaurant. From great food and wine, to a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff, this local favourite has it all. Along with an a la carte menu, there are also express lunch and dinner menus, all featuring seasonal, local produce and complemented by a carefully selected choice of French wines. 

Budget friendly 
If you want to ‘eat local, eat quality, and eat fast,’ then head to The Grazing Shed, a burger restaurant offering ‘Super Tidy Burgers®’ made from locally sourced ingredients and cooked to order in an open kitchen. At this Cardiff gem, bread is baked daily and homemade sauces and relishes are made fresh each morning. 

Something different 
Feel like comfort food in a relaxed setting? Look no further than HogWurst, a quirky independent coffee house and hotdog restaurant that serves a delicious array of gourmet hotdogs on locally baked brioche buns. And if coffee’s not your thing, you can even bring your own drinks.

Wherever you choose to eat, make sure you pull out a multi-currency World Currency Card™ from Bidvest Bank when the bill arrives. Pre-load it with up to 17 currencies, then swipe it at any merchant that accepts MasterCard or draw cash at over 2 million ATMs worldwide – and get quick, convenient access to money while you’re travelling at the Rugby World Cup.