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Wally's Delicatessen - News and Press Reviews

Here you will find the latest News about Wally's Delicatessen together with the major Press Reviews that we have received since 2005:


December 2018

Wally's Delicatessen is featured prominently in the Food and Drink section of the popular Wales Online website. .

The article tells the fascinating story behind Wally's Deli that extends back to the post-war era, a time when George VI was on throne and the Cold War was beginning. It contains some great photographs plus a video narrated by current owner, Steven Salamon.

Not many independent family businesses are still trading after more than 71 years, so it's an interesting read!

Here is the link to the article:





November 2015

Here is a review which was recently printed in a local newspaper.




Sunday 22nd March 2015



BBC Radio Two's Jeremy Vine was in Cardiff today and we were delighted that he chose to visit us at Wally's Delicatessen to talk to Steven about the shop and about his ancestors who moved to Wales from Austria in 1939.

To listen to the interview, please click here


March 7th 2014



Wally's Delicatessen took home the award in the Best Retailer category at the Cardiff Life Awards which took place at the Cardiff City Hall last night.

The awards celebrate the best independent businesses in the city and reward the success of hard-working teams and individuals from Arts to Watering Holes and everything in between.

News presenter and journalist, Sian Williams, compered the Awards and there was also a performance by Only Men Aloud.

To see more photos from the Cardiff Life Awards and a video clip of the presentation of the Best Retailer Award, please visit our Photos and Videos Page  or go to http://youtu.be/ZZyyeE6WHw0

Here is a list of Winners in all Categories: 



 January 28th 2014



Wally's Delicatessen has won through to the Final of the prestigious Cardiff Life Awards in the Best Retailer category.

The winner will be announced at a Gala dinner which will take place at the City Hall on Thursday 6th March 2014.

We would like to thank everyone who voted for us!


Wednesday, 6th October 2010 - Wales Online Business Supplement 

"Wally's rings the changes after 63 years and three generations". In this fascinating article, owner Steven Salamon talks about the history of Wally's Delicatessen and his plans for the future.

Click Here to view this article


Sunday, 3rd October 2010 - Independent on Sunday News Review

This article, which appeared in The Independent Food & Drink Section, reports on a select few "pioneering deli owners" (including Steven Salamon of Wally's Delicatessen) who have made artisan breads and cheeses, and traditional foreign delicacies available in the UK.

Click Here to view this article!