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Bridgend

Lounge Cafe Bar

3-7 Adare Street
Bridgend
CF31 1ET
Tel: 01656 664389
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Opening Times:
Sun-Wed 9am-11pm,
Thu-Sat 9am-midnight

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Brunch (+8 extras),
1 Soup, 3 Tapas,
7 Mains (+7 burger toppings),
6 Sides, 2 Cakes

Price:
Brunch £2.35-£7.35 (extras £1-£1.95),
Soup £4.50,
Tapas £3.75 each or 3 for £9.95,
Mains £6.95-£9.50 (burger toppings 60p-£1.95),
Sides £1.50-£3.50,
Cakes £2.25-£3.25

Comments: There is a vegan menu available; inform your server that you are ordering from this menu. The full list of suitable options is as follows.
Brunch: Vegan breakfast (falafels, hash browns, baked beans, slow-roasted tomato, sautéed mushrooms, spinach, wood-roasted pepper & toast), vegan avocado brunch with lime, chilli, coriander & tomato on toasted ciabatta, toast (two slices of white or brown toast with vegan spread and jam or marmalade or Marmite). (Extras: Avocado, spinach, falafel, sautéed mushrooms, slice of toast, maple syrup, hash browns, mini hash browns.)
Soup of the day with warm ciabatta: Ask the staff about the options.
Tapas, served with ciabatta: Vegan patatas bravas with roasted garlic veganaise, vegan hummus with extra virgin olive oil, smoked paprika & ciabatta, vegan supergreen bowl (Tenderstem broccoli, avocado, rocket, edamame beans & beetroot hummus with toasted seeds).
Mains: Vegan falafel & avocado wrap (with carrot tapenade, pickled red cabbage & wild rocket), vegan burrito wrap (black beans, guacamole, lime & coriander rice, wild rocket and tomato & chilli salsa with roasted sweet potato & butternut squash), vegan falafel salad (with butternut squash, wood-roasted peppers, edamame beans, black quinoa, mixed leaves, coriander & French vinaigrette dressing), vegan Mexican superbowl (black beans, guacamole, roasted sweet potato & butternut squash with lime & coriander rice, wild rocket and tomato & chilli salsa), vegan supergreen salad (avocado, Tenderstem broccoli, wild rocket, edamame beans, beetroot hummus, spinach, balsamic tomatoes, with a chilli & lime dressing), vegan smoked aubergine chilli (with lime & coriander rice, black quinoa, edamame beans, sugar snaps and spring onions), vegan pulled jackfruit burger (crispy jackfruit patty, lettuce, tomato, roasted garlic veganaise, red onion and barbeque sauce in a sourdough bun with vegan house slaw & fries or salad). (Burger toppings: Hummus, sautéed mushrooms, jalapeños, guacamole, avocado, fried red onions, hash browns.)
Sides: Ciabatta (with olive oil & balsamic), fries, sweet potato fries, Tenderstem broccoli (with chilli & garlic), vegan house slaw, mini hash browns.
Cakes: Dark chocolate & orange torte, fruity flapjack.
Vegan wine is available, ask the staff. Almond, oat and soya milks are stocked for hot beverages. The Lounges café bars are dog friendly.

Location:
Adare Street, in Bridgend town centre.

Ice Cream Cafe

31 Wyndham Street
Bridgend
CF31 1EB
Tel: 01656 503889
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Opening Times:
Tue-Sat 11am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4 +

Price:
£4-£5

Comments: Vegan versions of waffles, crepes, pancakes and bubble waffles are all available. There is a choice of plant based milks (soya, oat, coconut and almond) to make the bases and for hot drinks. The vegan ice creams vary but at the time of research they has blueberry, raspberry, chocolate and vanilla and there are various suitable nut and syrup toppings. The owner is very knowledgeable and helpful, used to making vegan desserts options and happy to answer questions. Customers can eat in or takeaway.

Location:
Wyndham Street is five minutes walk from the train station.

Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant/Takeaway

2-4 Park Street
Bridgend
CF31 4AU
Tel: 01656 661222

Opening Times:
Wed-Thu 5.30pm-11pm,
Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm,
Sun 5pm-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
6+

Price:
£3-£5.50 per dish
(Takeaway)

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; they are some bean curd and vegetable dishes that can be suitable. A home delivery service is offered.

Location:
Just outside the town centre, close to the Bridgend Council building.

Chinese Takeaway

6A Derwen Road
Bridgend
CF31 1LH
Tel: 01656 657142
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Opening Times:
Sun-Mon & Wed-Thu 5pm-11pm,
Fri-Sat 5pm-late

Number of Vegan dishes:
20+

Price:
Main Dishes £4.50-£5.20

Comments: Vegan options can be provided if customers inform the staff that they are vegan and the requirements of the diet. The vegetarian mock chicken is suitable and comes in a wide range of sauces. Check which ones are vegan. There are also bean curd and vegetable dishes. The vermicelli noodles are suitable and can be prepared as accompaniments.

Location:
Bridgend town centre, very close to the Railway pub and not far from the train station.

Health Food Shop

11 Adare Street
Bridgend
CF31 1ET
Tel: 01656 766809

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
up to 9 takeaway options.

Price:
£1.29-£1.59

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:
Bridgend town centre.

Indian Takeaway

61 Nolton Street
Bridgend
CF31 3AE
Tel: 01656 647229/01656 647230
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 5.30pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Starters & sides £2.70-£2.95,
Mains £4.95+

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan. Most vegetarian dishes can be prepared to be suitable; they are not cooked with butter ghee. Avoid the onion bhajis as they contain egg and the naan breads as they contain dairy. A home delivery service is available.

Location:
Bridgend town centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

Dunraven Place
Bridgend
CF31 1JE
Tel: 01656 673571
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 7am-11pm

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

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:
Bridgend town centre.

CONSIDER
Alexandra Guest House - Bed and Breakfast
44 Coity Road, CF31 1LR

Explain the requirements of the vegan diet when booking. They can provide a cooked breakfast with hash browns, beans, tomatoes & vegetarian sausages (check if vegan), along with fruit etc.

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Aroma Coffee House - Coffee Shop
34 Dunraven Place, CF31 1JB
Tel: 01656 655880
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As everything is made fresh to order, they can make whatever a vegan customer requires, providing the items are on the menu. All their drinks can be made with soya milk.

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Ashoka Tandoori Restaurant - Indian
68 Nolton Street, CF31 3BP
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Usually cook stuff in vegetable ghee and can do suitable dishes, if you explain that you are vegan.

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Bauhaus Coffee Shop - Coffee Shop
9 Wyndham Street, CF31 1ED
Tel: 01656 667333
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Inform the staff that you are vegan; options such as Mediterranean vegetable panini or baguette are available. Almond, coconut and soya milks are stocked for hot drinks.

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The Caeffatri - Pub
Castle View, CF31 1NJ

Vegans should be able to get something to eat here such as penne arrabbiata, inform the staff of your requirements. The garlic bread contains butter.

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The Kings Head - Stonegate Pub (Proper Pubs Menu)
44-44a Nolton Street, CF31 3BN
Tel: 01656 648729
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There are two labelled vegan dishes on the menu; vegetable & coconut curry (with cauliflower, green beans, mangetout & peppers, served with rice) and sweet chilli noodles (wheat noodles, baby corn, water chestnuts & pak choi, in a sweet chilli sauce, flavoured with soy, ginger & chilli).

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Natraj - Indian Restaurant/Takeaway
16 Wyndham Street, CF31 1EF
Tel: 01656 667853
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If vegans make a booking and let the restaurant know about their dietary requirements in advance, then they can be accommodated. The differences would be in the base they use for curry sauce, instead they would make a fresh base from scratch, leaving out the non-vegan items such as ghee and yoghurt. They have vegetarian and non-vegetarian fryers. The chef is very stringent about cross contamination and will use separate pans/spoons etc.

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New Red Lantern - Chinese Takeaway
49 Wyndham Street, CF31 1EB

Explain you are vegan so they can check dishes. No tofu but have vegetables dishes e.g. curry. vegetables in black bean sauce and fried onions, mushrooms or bean sprouts.

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The Old Cottage - Restaurant
2A Queen Street, CF31 1HX

Can offer variations to vegetarian menu selections to cater specifically for vegan diners.

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Southern Fried Chicken - Fast Food Takeaway
1 Brackla Street Centre, CF31 1BZ

This takeaway has informed us the pizza bases do not contain animal products and they will serve pizzas without cheese.

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Tair Pluen - Stonegate Pub (Proper Pubs Menu)
Unit 3, Quarella Road, CF31 1JS
Tel: 01656 644140
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There are two labelled vegan dishes on the menu; vegetable & coconut curry (with cauliflower, green beans, mangetout & peppers, served with rice) and sweet chilli noodles (wheat noodles, baby corn, water chestnuts & pak choi, in a sweet chilli sauce, flavoured with soy, ginger & chilli).

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Tremains Guest House - Bed and Breakfast
25-27 Tremains Road, CF31 1TZ

Can provide a vegan breakfast if notified. Breakfasts are cooked in sunflower oil or grilled. Will get vegan ingredients in if guests ask.

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Ty Coffi - Cafe
19 Market Street, CF31 1LJ

Can do a vegan veggie breakfast of toast, beans, hash browns & mushrooms. No plant milks available.

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Wai Chan - Chinese Takeaway
52 Nolton Street, CF31 3BP

Tell them you are vegan and check individual dishes and sauces are suitable. Vegetable and bean curd options are available.

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Zia Nina - Italian Restaurant
28 Dunraven Place, CF31 1JD

They are very accommodating, if you explain you are vegan. They can provide suitable options such as gluten free pasta (instead of the fresh egg pasta) & tomato sauce with fresh vegetables and a bruschetta starter.

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Cosy Cafe - Cafe
18 Derwen Road

Nothing suitable for vegans.

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La Strada - Italian Restaurant
4 Old Stone Bridge

Informed a potential vegan customer that their pasta, pizza bases and the stock used in every sauce are not suitable for vegans.

AVOID
Poco Poco - Tapas Bar
14 Wyndham Street

Have not responded to enquiries about whether they cater for vegans.

AVOID
The Railway - Pub
Derwen Road

No suitable food for vegans.