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Caerphilly

Vegan Cafe/Takeaway

Caerphilly Indoor Market
5 Pentrebane Street
Caerphilly
CF83 1FR
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
Everything is vegan.

Price:
£1.50-£8

Comments: The Vegan Box Limited is an amazing vegan establishment in Caerphilly Indoor Market. The menu varies but includes items such as C.F.C. (Caerphilly fried chicken) ‘n’ chips, doner bap, tuna mayo bap, tuna pasta, mac ‘n’ cheese, shepherd’s pie and tortilla chips & pineapple salsa. Before noon they serve breakfast options such as brekkie bap (sausage & bacon scramble with optional extras of cheese/black pudding) and sausage or bacon bap. They also offer cakes in incredibly large portions. There is only one table for diners but it is a couple of minutes walk to the castle, where there are plenty of benches to sit at.

Location:
In Caerphilly Indoor Market, which can be entered from Pentrebane Street or Clive Street.

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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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.

Marstons Pub

Beddau Way
Caerphilly
CF83 2AX
Tel: 029 20887516
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm
(Contact them to check food serving times.)

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 5 Mains,
3 Desserts

Price:
Starters £3.95-£4.95,
Mains £10.45-£11.95,
Desserts £3.25-£4.50

Comments: There is a separate vegan menu with starters of jackfruit wedges, balsamic mushrooms and buffalo cauliflower wings, mains of tikka masala, button mushroom bourguignon pie, Moving Mountains B12 burger, buffalo cauliflower tacos and aubergine butternut & pepper bake and desserts (all served with vegan vanilla ice cream) of raspberry jam donut pudding, chocolate & cherry cheesecake and rhubarb & ginger pudding. It also lists the vegan friendly drinks.

Location:
One and a half miles from Caerphilly Castle and 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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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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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.)

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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.

Stonegate Proper Pub

46 Cardiff Road
Caerphilly
CF83 1JQ
Tel: 029 20885127
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Opening Times:
Mon-Wed 9am-11pm,
Thu 9am-midnight,
Fri-Sat 9am-1am,
Sun 10am-11pm
(Contact them to check food serving times.)

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1 Starter, 3 Mains,
2 Sides, 2 Desserts

Price:
Starter £3.79, Mains £6.79-£6.99,
Sides £1.29-£1.99, Desserts £3.79-£4.79

Comments: The labelled vegan options are the starter of tomato & basil soup, the mains of cauliflower dhansak curry, vegetable bake (aubergine, courgette & cannellini bean base with a Béchamel sauce) and Thai lentil pie, sides of mixed salad and curry sauce and desserts of rhubarb & custard sponge and lemon sorbet.

Location:
Cardiff Road in the town 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:
3+ Breakfast Items, 2 Small plates,
6+ Mains, 8 Sides,
1+ Desserts, 3 Children's meals

Price:
Prices vary depending on pub. (approx.)
Breakfasts £2.50-£3.50, Small plates £4-£5
Mains £5-£8.50, Sidess 50p-£3,
Dessert £2-£3.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with options such as curry, chilli, a noodle dish, salad, houmous & roasted vegetable wrap and chips. Pizza without cheese is on offer in certain pubs. The breakfast menu (served until 12 noon) includes a cooked breakfast (with Quorn sausages but no beans or spread on the toast) and smashed avocado muffin. Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas and they have a list of all their vegan friendly drinks.

Location:
Close to Caerphilly railway station.

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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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.