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Porthcawl

The Square
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 3BW
Tel: 01656 771177
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun noon-9pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Mains £6.95-£7.95

Our comments: The labelled vegan dishes on the menu are vegan shepherds pie (brown lentil. bulgur wheat, mushrooms, carrots & spinach with a tomato & thyme sauce topped with bubble & squeak) and spinach, sweet potato & chickpea curry. In addition many of the vegetarian items can be made vegan and some options are also gluten free. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is often busy, so it is worth booking, if possible.

Location:
Porthcawl town centre.

Updated: 19/05/2017
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Tapas Restaurant

19 Mary Street
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 3YL
Tel: 01656 771991
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Opening Times:
Food served
Wed-Fri 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Sat 6pm-9.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Main size dishes,
6 Tapas dishes

Price:
£3.50-£12.95 per dish

Our comments: Vegan main sized and tapas dishes are on offer including a vegan salad consisting of roast squash, pear, pomegranate, toasted pine nuts, rocket & samphire with a maple syrup dressing. Potatoes are fried in the same oil as fish. There is soya milk available.

Location:
On Mary Street, in the town centre

Updated: 16/02/2017
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Hotel/ Restaurant

Sea Front
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 3LT
Tel: 01656 785011
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat lunch & evening,
Sun lunch

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+ Starters, 2+ Mains,
1+ Sides

Price:
Starters £5.45-£5.75,
Mains £9.75-£11.75,
Sides £2.95

Our comments: They do not have a vegan menu but are always happy to adapt dishes, wherever they can, with notice. On an everyday basis they can always offer the starters of melon and bruschetta, the mains of wild mushroom & pea risotto and tempura vegetables and the side of garlic mushrooms in olive oil.

Location:
On Porthcawl seafront.

Updated: 26/01/2014
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Bar/Restaurant

33 The Esplanade
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 3YR
Tel: 01656 503245
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Opening Times:
Tue-Thu 9.30am-11pm,
Fri-Sat 9.30am-midnight,
Sun 9.30am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Mains £11.25-£12.95

Our comments: Friendly restaurant/bar/lounge where they cook their (omni) food freshly and make vegans feel welcome. The roasted butternut squash, Jerusalem artichokes & beetroot with hazelnut dressing and wild mushroom risotto (without Parmesan) can be made vegan. They usually have a vegan cake, if you pop in for tea or coffee and they do a suitable lemon sorbet. They have adapted cocktails to make them vegan friendly too. It is always lovely, day or evening.

Location:
On the seafront of Porthcawl.

Updated: 05/03/2017
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Health Food Shop

33 John Street
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 3AP
Tel: 01656 771446

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm,
Sun 10am-4pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
up to 9 takeaway options.

Price:
£1.29-£1.59

Our comments: Branches of the Holland & Barrett health food shop chain stock some or the entire labelled vegan Veg.out range in their fridges. The full list of vegan options is: Cornish style vegetable lattice slice, Italiano vegetable lattice slice, jerky Jamaican vegetable lattice slice, jumbo sos roll, no chorizo & mixed bean lattice slice, no duck & hoisin style sauce lattice slice, porkless pie, steakless bake lattice slice and supreme sos roll.

Location:
Porthcawl town centre.

Updated: 22/04/2017
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Chinese Takeaway

18 New Road
Station Hill
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 5DN
Tel: 01656 772288

Opening Times:
Wed-Mon 5pm-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
£3-£4.60

Our comments: Inform the staff at this Cantonese takeaway that you are vegan and do not want any egg, oyster sauce or sauces containing animal products in your dishes. Bean curd and vegetable dishes are available. All cooking oils used are vegetable based. A home delivery service is available. They also have a takeaway in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan.

Location:
Just off Eastern Promenade.

Updated: 28/03/2015
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CONSIDER
Cantonese Take Away - Chinese Takeaway
26 New Road, CF36 5DN

Explain to the staff that you are vegan; there are suitable mixed vegetable and mushroom dishes and they can do an egg free fried rice.

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Updated: 29/11/2014
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The Fairways Hotel - Hotel/Restaurant
West Drive, CF36 3LS

The restaurant is helpful to vegans, if they give prior notice.

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Updated: 30/10/2015
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Foamedge Guesthouse - Bed and Breakfast
9 West Drive, CF36 3LS

Cater for vegans at breakfast.

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Updated: 26/01/2014
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Isabella's Brasserie - Spanish
9 Well Street, CF36 3BE

They are happy to cook vegan and with a few days notice, they say they will prepare whatever customers fancy.

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Updated: 12/10/2015
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Panda House - Chinese Takeaway
68 New Road, CF36 5DG

The only vegan option is mixed vegetables.

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Updated: 29/11/2014
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Pietros - Cafe
32 The Esplanade, CF36 3YR

Vegan food is limited to the basics such as soup, jacket potatoes and salad but they do stock soya milk for drinks.

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Updated: 29/11/2014
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Ristorante Rava - Italian Restaurant
29 Mary Street, CF36 3YN

They can provide suitable food and have a few vegan customers; they respect their wishes and dietary needs.

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Updated: 08/11/2014
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AVOID
Beales Fish & Chips - Fish & Chips
2-3 Eastern Promenade

There is nothing for vegans here, as the chips are cooked in the same oil as animal products.

Updated: 21/05/2016
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AVOID
Finnegans Fish Bar - Fish & Chips
16 New Road

This chain of chip shops cannot guarantee any of their food would be suitable for vegans due to the possibility of cross contamination with animal products from the cooking oil.

Updated: 18/04/2015
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Jaipur - Indian Restaurant/Takeaway
34 The Esplanade

Vegans should avoid; they use condensed milk for all their sauces, in every dish.

Updated: 29/07/2015
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Lorelei Hotel - Pub
36-38 Esplanade Avenue

Do not serve any vegan food and only do Sunday lunch anyway.

Updated: 29/11/2014
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P Sidoli & Sons - Cafe
18 John Street

Nothing suitable for vegans.

Updated: 07/12/2014
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The Royal Oak - Pub
1-3 South Road

No vegan food.

Updated: 07/12/2014
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