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Exciting changes are coming! Get the latest updates and info before you visit.Read more about it

Dinners and Dinner Dances

Techniquest is the perfect dinner and dinner dance venue, located in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

Dinner and dinner dance events are perfect for entertaining clients or awards ceremonies. Techniquest is a unique and fun venue for any dinner function. The venue can host up to 200 guests for this type of event and has plenty of great features to keep your guests entertained.

Dinner packages include:

  • Exclusive use of Techniquest between 7pm and 11pm
  • A delicious 3-course sit down dinner
  • Fully staffed cloakroom facility
  • Security to manage your guest list
  • Access to screens for branding
  • Dinner furniture
  • Cash bar
  • Background music
  • A dedicated Event Manager

Add some dancing!

Extend your venue hire until midnight and add a DJ! Ask the team about our dinner dance package.

Contact us

Contact the team with your event requirements. We offer advice and flexible packages to suit a wide variety of events.
Email us 029 2047 5466

Sample dinner menu

Choose a starter, main and dessert (in addition to a vegetarian option) from our delicious seasonal menu selector:

Example Starters

Gently spiced lamb koftas with charred watermelon, rose yoghurt & pidina bread

Duck hash, crispy potato, apple slaw, onion jam, wild herbs

Roasted butternut & crème fraîche velouté laced with chives & served with crusty focaccia (V)

Baby onion & goats cheese tart (V)

Example Mains

Organic Chicken breast, colcannon potato cake, greens, leek & wholegrain mustard sauce

Braised welsh beef, bourguignon garnish, roast garlic mash, roasted vegetables with a rich jus

Sea bass, braised baby fennel, tomato & chervil mash, roasted aubergine

Roasted vegetable & lentil strudel, red pepper coulis, roasted new potatoes (V)

Example Desserts

Lemon tart with clotted cream

Chocolate marquise, pistachio crumb, raspberry sorbet

Home-made treacle tart, pecan pastry, vanilla ice cream

Vanilla crème brûlée with home-made shortbread

Speak to us about creating your perfect event.
Call 029 2047 5466 or email events@techniquest.org.


Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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