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Caerphilly

Waunwaelod Way
Caerphilly Mountain
Caerphilly
CF83 1BD
Tel: 029 20880534
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10.30pm
(Contact them to check food serving times.)

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
Varies mostly 3-4

Price:
Mains about £10

Comments: Vegan meals are available at this pub. They are typical pub grub; shepherd’s pie with chips, peas & salad (pictured), vegetarian curry and three bean chilli. The food is good, it is in a nice setting and the staff are friendly and helpful. Dogs are welcome.

Location:
Caerphilly Mountain lies between Cardiff and Caerphilly.

Tea Room

47 Cardiff Road
Caerphilly
CF83 1FP
Tel: 029 20888595
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-4.30pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: Grazing Ground serves vegan food and is highly regarded by local vegans. The suitable options include cooked lunches such as vegetable chilli & rice and chickpea curry & rice, sandwiches and delicious vegan cakes (an example pictured). They offer soya milk for drinks and a great number of speciality teas. Vegan spread is available. The helpful and friendly staff are very knowledgeable about the vegan diet and what is in their food.

Location:
Caerphilly town centre.

Carvery Restaurant

Corbett Lane
Pwll-Y-Pant
Caerphilly
CF83 3HX
Tel: 029 20867049
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun 8am-10pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Mains, 1 Pudding

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

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:
On Corbetts Lane, in Caerphilly.

Vintage Inn

Thornhill
Caerphilly
CF83 1LY
Tel: 029 20859021
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-11pm,
Sun 11am-10.30pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 5 Mains,
3 Sides, 4 Puddings

Price:
Starters £3.95-£5.25,
Mains £5.95-£10.50,
Sides £2.50-£3,
Puddings £4.95-£6.50

Comments: Ask to see the vegan menu; it consists of the following options.
Starters: Chickpea & lentil falafel (with a spiced red pepper dip & toasted ciabatta), today’s soup (served with rustic bread), kale & cauliflower couscous salad (with roasted butternut squash, sweet potato, tenderstem broccoli, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds and a pineapple & ginger dressing).
Mains: Roasted aubergine roll (miso sesame glazed aubergine, with a chipotle dip and a kale & cauliflower couscous salad), roasted vegetable tart (kale & thyme pastry filled with butternut squash, plum tomatoes, red onion, spinach & red peppers, with a leek sauce), coconut vegetable curry (spiced roasted squash & sweet potato, with sticky jasmine rice & coriander), spiced chickpea, aubergine & spinach burger (on a rustic roll, dressed with a spiced red pepper sauce, served with a pesto & tomato dip and a kale & cauliflower couscous salad), kale & cauliflower couscous salad (with roasted butternut squash, sweet potato, tenderstem broccoli, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds and a pineapple & ginger dressing).
Sides: Tenderstem broccoli (with a chipotle dressing & toasted pumpkin seeds), sweet potato & butternut squash (roasted with thyme, orange & spices), miso sesame glazed aubergine (with roasted red peppers & red onions).
Puddings: Treacle pecan tart (with coconut milk sorbet & rosehip syrup), coconut panna cotta style pudding (topped with passionfruit & fresh berries), rich chocolate tart (with chocolate sauce & strawberries), coconut milk sorbet (with raspberries in sauce & fresh strawberries).

Location:
Thornhill Road, Caerphilly.

Brewers Fayre Pub Restaurant

Crossways Business Park
Pontypandy
Caerphilly
CF83 3NL
Tel: 029 20888850
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1 Main,
3 Sides

Price:
Main £9.19,
Sides £2.29-£3.28

Comments: The menu includes a labelled vegan burger made from seasoned soya & wheat protein and topped with shredded BBQ soya. It is served in a brioche style bun with tomato, iceberg lettuce & red onion and comes with chips and a lightly dressed salad garnish. There are labelled vegan sides of sweet potato fries, mixed side salad and bowl of chips.

Location:
Crossways Business Park, in Caerphilly.

Pontygwindy Road
Caerphilly
CF83 3HF
Tel: 029 20851510
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Opening Times:
Mon-Wed 10am-11pm,
Thu-Sat 10am-12.30am,
Sun 10am-11.30pm
(Contact them to check food serving times.)

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2

Price:
Mains £7.99

Comments: There are two labelled vegan main options; shepherd’s pie with bubble & squeak topping and Punjab chickpea curry.

Location:
Pontygwindy Road in Caerphilly.

Health Food Shop

Unit 19 Castle Court Shopping Centre
Caerphilly
CF83 1NU
Tel: 029 20881879

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

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:
Castle Court Shopping Centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

87-91 Cardiff Road
Caerphilly
CF83 1FQ
Tel: 029 20760720
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri-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

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:
Close to Caerphilly railway station.

Marstons Pub (Two For One Menu)

Beddau Way
Caerphilly
CF83 2AX
Tel: 029 20887516
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

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

Price:
Starter £4.25,
Mains £10.45-£10.75,
Sides £2-£3.50,
Desserts £3.70-£4.15

Comments: The labelled vegan options on the menu are.
Starter: Tomato & olive bruschetta (vegan option without halloumi and pesto mayonnaise).
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), veg patch burrito (butternut squash and red pepper with a mix of pearl barley, black turtle beans, cannellini beans, red kidney beans, lentils, sweetcorn, pinto beans & quinoa, in a lightly spiced, smoky tomato sauce, wrapped in a toasted tortilla, served with mixed salad and cool salsa).
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 is vegan if they are fried separately from animal products, ask the staff.

Location:
One and a half miles from Caerphilly Castle and town centre.

CONSIDER
Bella Capri - Italian Restaurant
25 Ton-Y-Felin, CF83 1PA

Explain to the staff that you are vegan and do not want any butter, egg etc. in your dishes. They can provide pasta with tomato sauce and possibly other options.

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Castle Gate Indian Restaurant - Indian Restaurant/Takeaway
5 Castle View Shopping Centre, CF83 1SN

They can prepare something suitable for vegans; discuss your requirements with the staff.

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The Court House - Greene King Local Pub
25 Cardiff Road, CF83 1FN
Tel: 029 20888120
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There is a labelled vegan dish on the menu; quinoa, bean & falafel salad (bulgar wheat, quinoa, kidney beans & sweetcorn in a smoky chilli dressing, topped with coriander, guacamole, salsa & falafel with sesame seeds).

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Glanmors - Cafe
Unit 30, Castle Court, CF83 1NU
Tel: 029 20888668

Vegan options are limited to the likes of a mushrooms and beans on toast breakfast or homemade soup but the staff are helpful. It is a nice traditional café/tea room.

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Kings Arms - Stonegate Pub (Proper Pubs Menu)
46 Cardiff Road, CF83 1JQ
Tel: 029 20885127
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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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Papa John's - Pizza Takeaway
Unit 2, Bowls Terrace, CF83 2RD
Tel: 029 20888814
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The pizza bases do not contain any non-vegan ingredients but there may be a risk of cross contamination from animal products. If you find this acceptable, pizzas without cheese can be ordered from Papa John’s. The sides of corn on the cob and potato wedges are suitable for vegans.

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Tyfu Cafe - Community Cafe
97 Cardiff Road, CF83 1FQ
Tel: 07824 596981
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They can adapt the vegetarian breakfast to vegan or offer jacket potato with beans etc. They do not stock soya milk as they do not get enough people asking for it and end up wasting it.

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Fishermans Rest Inn - Pub
Old Bedwas Road

No vegan food.