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Carmarthen

Vegetarian Cafe

2b Jackson's Lane
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1QD
Tel: 01267 238861
Website

Opening Times:
Tue-Sat 8.30am-5pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan
100% veggie 100% veggie

Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Breakfast dishes, 9+ Mains,
4 Sandwich fillings, 7 Side orders

Price:
Breakfast dishes £1.95-£7.95, Mains £4.50-£7.50,
Sandwiches £4.50-£5.50, Side orders £1.95

Our comments: Vegetarian café; a large range of vegan dishes are available. Vegan, vegan option available and gluten free items are marked on the menu. The suitable dishes are on the normal menu are.
Breakfast (served all day): Veggie breakfast (sausage, tomato, mushrooms, homemade beans, toast), classic pancake, luxury porridge, toast.
Meals: Homemade soup, veggie cawl, nut or spicy bean burger, falafel, vegetarian bangers & mash, oriental stir fry, Mediterranean vegetable pasta, vegan antipasti.
Sandwiches (sandwich, wrap, toastie, baguette or panini): Avocado with roasted butternut squash, garlic & roasted red pepper, hummus with tomatoes & olives, cashew nut pâté with roasted red peppers & caramelised onions, roasted Mediterranean vegetables.
Side orders: Potato wedges, sautéed potatoes, hummus, side salad, coleslaw, garlic bread, homemade baked beans.
There are also daily specials. Examples of these are raw courgette linguine with coriander pesto & sundried tomato linseed crackers, sweet potato & red pepper tofu ‘quiche’ with salad, spiced pumpkin, red lentil & coconut pasty with hot chutney & salad and sweet potato & bean casserole. There are also sweet items such as cakes including raw options. Soya, rice and almond milks are available for drinks and they can provide milkshakes with vegan ice cream and superfood smoothies

Location:
In an alley just to the side of the NatWest bank in Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 07/05/2016
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Vegetarian Restaurant/Café

23 Lammas Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3AL
Tel: 01267 236521
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm,
Sat 9am-5pm
(Meals served 11.30am-2pm)

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100% veggie 100% veggie

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
Mains £4.50-£6.95

Our comments: Clean and friendly vegetarian café at the back of a health food shop. There is an excellent choice of hot and cold home cooked vegan meals such as bean burgers, potato cakes, samosas, rice, couscous, salads (anything in the salad section that looks creamy is not vegan) and scones. They serve hot soya drinks and smoothies. The staff are very helpful and understand vegan needs without prompting. It is highly recommended by local vegans.

Location:
Opposite Rover Arms Hotel, near the War Memorial/Tourist Information.

Updated: 23/03/2016
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Pizza Restaurant

Unit 15
St Catherine's Walk
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1GA
Tel: 01267 238304
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 11.30am-10pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Starters, 1 Main Salad,
6 Pizzas, 2 Sides,
2 Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.95-£5.35,
Salad £11.95,
Pizzas (Classic) £8.95-£12.20,
Pizzas (Romana) £10.70-£13.95,
Sides £4.30-£4.40,
Desserts £3.95

Our comments: The suitable pizzas are the Vegan Giardiniera (with vegan mozzarella alternative) and the Pianta (comes without cheese). The Margherita, Padana, Soho 65 and Veneziana pizzas can also be vegan if ordered with vegan mozzarella alternative rather than the cheese(s) they are normally topped with. The other vegan options are.
Starters: Marinated olives, roasted tomatoes, dough balls (garlic butter replaced with olive oil), bruschetta originale (without garlic butter & pesto).
Main: Superfood salad (without dressing).
Sides: Mixed leaf salad (without dressing), polenta chips (without Gran Milano & dressing).
Desserts: Raspberry sorbet, coconut delight.

Location:
St Catherine's Walk shopping centre.

Updated: 07/07/2017
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Carvery Restaurant

Unit 6
St Catherine's Walk
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1GA
Tel: 01267 237879
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun 8am-9pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Mains, 1 Pudding

Price:
Mains £6.49 (£8.99 on Sunday),
Pudding £4.09

Our comments: Carvery chain restaurant with three labelled vegan main options: Portobello mushroom bullseye tart (a hand crimped suet pastry case, filled with an indulgent mushroom sauce, topped with a whole portobello mushroom), grilled aubergine stack (grilled aubergine & Mediterranean style vegetables combined in a tomato & oregano sauce topped with a vegan white sauce & breadcrumbs) and root vegetable roast (shredded carrots & parsnips, a mix of mushrooms, swede, apricots topped with an oat & cranberry crumb). Ask for freshly steamed vegetables, without glaze. The roast potatoes and veggie gravy are vegan. There is also a suitable dessert: Chocolate & cherry torte (moist, Belgian chocolate cake made with Bramley apple & cherry compote, served with chocolate sauce).

Location:
St Catherine's Walk shopping centre.

Updated: 29/10/2017
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Restaurant/Cafe

11 Mansel Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1PX
Tel: 01267 23607
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Opening Times:
Brunch Served
Thu-Sun 11am-3pm
Dinner Served
Thu-Sat 6pm-9.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
6+

Price:
Starters £3.50-£6,
Mains £12,
Brunch £7

Our comments: There are labelled vegan options on the dinner and brunch menus. Dishes are made from scratch with local, seasonal and organic ingredients. The suitable menu items are.
Dinner starters: House marinated olives, homemade bread, dukkah & oil, Moroccan spiced carrot dip & flatbread, soup of the day & homemade bread.
Dinner main: Soba noodles in a Thai green broth & stir fried vegetables.
Brunch: Dahl, flatbread, beetroot chutney, roasted cauliflower & curly kale.

Location:
Mansel Street is off Lammas Street, in the town centre.

Updated: 26/03/2017
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Health Food Shop

6 Lammas Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3AD
Tel: 01267 233445
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Tue 9.30am-5pm, Wed 9am-5.30pm,
Thu 9am-7pm, Fri 9am-5.30pm,
Sat 9.30am-5pm

Our comments: Stock a large range of vegan products, including in the well stocked fridge and freezer.

Location:
Opposite the Boar's Head Hotel, in Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 01/02/2016
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Hotel/Restaurant/Bar

120 Lammas Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3AE
Tel: 01267 222789
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Opening Times:
Restaurant
Mon-Sun noon-9pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+

Price:
Mains £7.95

Our comments: The restaurant is able to cater for vegans. Previous vegan diners have received dishes such as cashew risotto, vegetable fajitas and a soup starter. The chips are not suitable, cooked in the same oil as animal products.

Location:
Lammas Street, in Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 25/03/2016
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Marstons Pub (Two For One & Pizza Menu)

Parc Pensarn
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 2NG
Tel: 01267 243303
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1 Starter, 2 Mains,
2 Pizza, 1+ Sides,
2 Desserts

Price:
Starter £4.50,
Mains £10.45-£10.75,
Pizza £13.95-£14.45,
Sides £1.75-£2,75,
Desserts £3.70-£4.15

Our comments: The labelled vegan options on the menu are.
Starter: BBQ taco (a lightly grilled soft tortilla filled with pulled jackfruit & black beans in a smoky BBQ sauce, served with salsa & chunky guacamole).
Mains: Roasted vegetable jalfrezi (spiced mix of roasted potatoes, red onion and red & green peppers in a jalfrezi sauce, served with a mixed salad & rice), tomato, butterbean & lentil stew (tomato, butterbeans & green lentils cooked with red wine, garlic, rosemary & finished with cracked black pepper, served with a warm flatbread and mixed salad).
Pizza: Mad about the Med (red onion, sliced tomatoes, mixed peppers & fresh rocket, without cheese & pesto), BBQ jackfruit (pulled BBQ jackfruit, red onion, mixed peppers & rocket, without cheese).
Sides: Harissa rice or lime & coriander infused rice.
Puddings: Apple pie (served with vegan ice cream), praline chocolate tart (served with vegan ice cream).
There may also be suitable specials, check twoforonespecials.co.uk
The sharer of cone of rings and the sides of chips, skin-on fries, onion rings and garlic bread are vegan, if they are fried separately from animal products, ask the staff.

Location:
Parc Pensarn in Carmarthen.

Updated: 04/11/2017
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Indian & Bangladeshi Restaurant/Takeaway

119 Priory Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1NB
Tel: 01267 243888/01267 230732
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 5pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Takeaway
Starters £2.25-£2.95,
Mains £4.95+,
Sides £2.75

Our comments: Inform the really helpful staff that you are vegan and the requirements of the diet. They can make many dishes even the meat based ones to be suitable. Just say you want them done with vegetables instead of meat. There is also vegan Cobra beer on tap. Recommended by vegans who have visited.

Location:
On Priory Street, in Carmarthen.

Updated: 03/04/2016
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Pizza Restaurant/Takeaway

Unit 7
Cambrian Way
John Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1QN
Tel: 01267 220077
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Open 7 nights a week

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Pizza £4.95-£9.55

Our comments: The pizza bases and sauce are suitable for vegans. If customers bring their own vegan cheese, they will gladly cook it for them on pizzas. A home delivery service is available.

Location:
At the back of Marks & Spencers.

Updated: 17/08/2016
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Indian Restaurant/Takeaway

44 King Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1BH
Tel: 01267 243353
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 6pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
8+

Price:
Takeaway
Starters £2.95, Mains £5.50+,
Sides £3.50

Our comments: Indian restaurant with loads of suitable options; all you have to do is say you are vegan and stress that you do not eat butter ghee. The staff will help you with your order and can arrange for out of menu vegan options. It is highly recommended by vegans who have dined here.

Location:
Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 03/04/2016
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Harvester Restaurant

Unit 6
St Catherines Walk
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1GA
Tel: 01267 238901
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Fri 11.30am-10pm,
Sat-Sun 9am-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Mains,
4 Sides,
1 Dessert,
1 Breakfast

Price:
Mains £7.49-£10.99,
Sides £2.49-£2.99,
Dessert £4.49,
Breakfast £4.99 (Kids £1.99)

Our comments: Harvester restaurants have labelled vegan options. The suitable mains are aubergine & red lentil tagine (giant couscous cooked with apricots, raisins, coriander & red pepper, topped with a Moroccan-inspired spiced stew, with flat bread & houmous), penne arrabiata (with black olives & grilled kapia pepper) and stuffed red pepper (stuffed with sweet potato, black bean & quinoa chilli, with golden rice & beans and sweet potato fries). The vegan sides are fries, sage & onion seasoned fries, sweet potato fries, golden rice & beans. For dessert you can have the coconut & black cherry rice pudding. The breakfast menu is served until 11.30am and the Hipster breakfast is labelled vegan. This consists of two hash browns, two vegan sausages, grilled tomato, flat mushroom, spinach, baked beans, avocado & a roasted red pepper dip.

Location:
St Catherine's Walk shopping centre.

Updated: 19/10/2017
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Health Food Shop

Unit 8 Merlins Walk Shopping Centre
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3BN
Tel: 01267 237198

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:
Merlins Walk Shopping Centre.

Updated: 22/04/2017
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Chinese Takeaway

124 Priory Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1NB
Tel: 01267 233633

Opening Times:
Tue-Sun 4.30pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Vegetarian dishes £3-£5.50

Our comments: Explain to them you are vegan, so they can leave non vegan items out of dishes. A number of mock chicken and mock duck dishes are available. The beancurd is not coated in egg and can be prepared in various vegetable dishes. One of the workers is vegetarian.

Location:
Next to the New King George pub, near the hospital.

Updated: 04/10/2015
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Ice Cream Shop

4,5,6 Gardd Llydaw
Jacksons Lane
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1QD
Tel: 01267 233334
Facebook

Opening Times:
Wed-Sun 11am-5pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4

Price:
Contact them to check.

Our comments: The options here include a dairy-free gelato range. These are really good and flavours include Snickers, coffee and milk choc chip. They were launched as part of Carmarthen’s Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Festival.

Location:
The bottom of Jacksons Lane. in Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 10/04/2017
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Chinese Restaurant/Takeaway

2 Water Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1PY
Tel: 01267 238390/01267 238688
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Tue & Thu 5.30pm-11pm,
Fri-Sun 5.30pm-11.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Our comments: They have stated on their Facebook page that they can cater for vegans. Inform the staff that you are vegan when ordering, the owner is fully aware what the diet entails and good about supervising the kitchen to avoid cross contamination. All the veggie dishes can be served vegan except one that is labelled as containing honey.

Location:
Water Street, in the town centre.

Updated: 04/09/2016
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Pub/Restaurant

Capel Dewi
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA32 7LH
Tel: 01267 290000
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Tue-Thu noon-2pm & & 7pm-9pm,
Fri noon-2pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Sat noon-2.30pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Sun noon-2.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+

Price:
Lunch
Starters £6.50-£7.50,
Mains about £14.50, Puddings £7.50
Dinner
2 courses £28 (only Tue-Thu),
3 courses £35
Sunday lunch
2 courses £20, 3 courses £25

Our comments: Regularly cater for vegans and can happily arrange a suitable meal. They prefer to discuss with diners beforehand, so the menu can be tailored to individual tastes as well as dietary preferences.

Location:
In the village of Capel Dewi.

Updated: 05/04/2016
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JD Wetherspoon Pub

47-48 King Street
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 1BH
Tel: 01267 242050
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Sun-Fri 8am-midnight,
Sat 8am-1pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
8 Breakfast Items, 2 Starters,
6 Mains, 6 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals,
1 Curry Club Main & 3 sides

Price:
Smashed avocado bagel breakfast £2.55
Starters £2.45-£3.90,
Mains £4.55-£8.39,
Sides 50p-£2.80,
Dessert £2.35-£4.20,
Curry Club £7.99 (includes drink), Sides £1.25-£1.50

Our comments: They have a specific vegan menu with the following options.
Breakfast: Bagel (with jam instead of cream cheese), smashed avocado bagel (avocado, tomato, onion, coriander), fresh fruit, toast with preserves (without butter), choose from the following breakfast side orders, tomato, mushroom, baked beans, hash brown, toast (without butter).
Starters: Small nachos (no cheese or sour cream), tomato soup with bloomer bread (without butter).
Mains: Jacket potato with salad & baked beans or Five-bean chilli (includes drink), sweet potato, chickpea & spinach curry (served with pilau rice, plain naan bread, poppadums), Five-bean chilli (rice, tortilla chips), quinoa salad (quinoa, rice, avocado, adzuki beans, grilled red & yellow pepper, red cabbage, chia seeds, kale, dressing), smashed avocado bagel with chips or salad (includes drink), teriyaki noodles (choi sum, carrot, red pepper, edamame beans, soy sauce, ginger, chilli, garlic, black & white sesame seeds, crispy onion).
Sides: Bowl of chips, quinoa side salad, side salad, peas, avocado, two char-grilled mini corns-on-the-cob.
Desserts: British Bramley apple crumble (without ice cream or custard), fresh fruit.
Children’s menu: Five-bean chill with Mexican rice, jacket potato with no-added-sugar baked beans.
Curry Club sides (only on Thursday): Onion bhajis, vegetable samosas, Bombay potatoes.
Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
On King Street, in Carmarthen town centre.

Updated: 24/09/2017
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