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Canton

18 Llandaff Road
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9NJ
Tel: 029 21320020
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10am-6pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
£3.50+,
Afternoon Tea £17.50 per person

Comments: They cater for vegans with savoury items and cakes at this tea room in a herbal health shop. Soya and almond milks are available for drinks. They also provide vegan afternoon teas. These need to be booked in advance as everything is freshly made to order. The menu consists of.
Selection of finger sandwiches: Cucumber & mayonnaise, avocado & spring onion, hummus with red pepper & spring onion, pesto with red pepper.
Tea: Choose from their extensive list or get one specially blended for you.
Scones: Choose from plain, fruit or lemon & blueberry, served with coconut cream & locally produced strawberry jam.
Cakes: Choose from their selection of fresh homemade cakes.

Location:
Llandaff Road is off Cowbridge Road East, the main street running through Canton.

Arts Centre Cafe & Bar

Market Road
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1QE
Tel: 029 20304400
Website

Opening Times:
Café:
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm,
Sun 9.30am-9pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5 Mains, 3 Sides,
3 Snacks, 1 Children's dish,
2 Sandwiches
& Sunday lunch & Cakes

Price:
Mains £8.50-£10.50, Sides £2.50,
Snacks £2.50-£3.75, Sandwiches £3.95,
Children's dish £3.50+

Comments: The café bar has a large number of labelled vegan options.
Main menu (Mon-Sat noon-9pm, Sun 3pm-9pm)
Mains: Sweet potato & red kidney bean burger, skinny fries, lettuce, tomato & gherkin, shiitake mushroom & Asian vegetable ramen & hoi sin glazed tofu, saffron paella, marinated globe artichokes, black olives & wood roasted red peppers, smoky Boston bean chilli, hassle back sweet potato, avocado & chipotle chilli crush, beetroot pearl barley risotto, purple sprouting broccoli & wild garlic & macadamia pesto.
Sides: Skinny fries, purple sprouting broccoli with toasted almonds & chili oil, onion rings.
Snacks: Olives, hummus & crisp breads, crispy chickpeas & kale, smoked paprika popcorn.
Children’s menu: Penne with homemade tomato sauce.
Breakfast (Mon-Sat 9am-11.30am, Sun 9.30am-11.45am): Homemade corn fritter, smashed avocado, chili & lime jam.
Sandwich menu (Mon-Sat 11.30am-3pm) served with dressed leaves & tortilla chips on a choice of white or brown malted bloomer: Spicy cashew nut butter, soy mushrooms & sesame carrot slaw, tandoori cauliflower, curried lentil pâté, cucumber & fresh mint.
Vegan Sunday lunches are available (but not in the summer), specify vegan, otherwise they give you a Yorkshire pudding. In addition they stock soya milk for drinks, vegan wines and beers and vegan cakes, such as chocolate or strawberry. They do label as vegan a dish containing honey, so check other options are honey free.

Location:
Just off Cowbridge Road East.

Lebanese Restaurant/Takeaway

122 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9DX
Tel: 029 20399788

Opening Times:
Tue-Wed noon-6pm,
Thu-Sat noon-9pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
12+

Price:
Starters £1.50-£4.50, Mains £4-£7.50,
Wrap £3.50

Comments: Serve excellent and reasonably priced authentic Middle Eastern/Lebanese cuisine. Inform them you are vegan when ordering, the staff are very friendly and clued up on veganism. The soup is vegan and other suitable dishes include:
Starters: Mezze platter, hummus, baba ghanooj, mosabaha, tabboole, fattoush, mixed salad, mixed olives, foul middamis, falafel.
Mains: Koshary, vegetarian lunch boxes 1 & 2.
Wraps: Falafel wrap.
They offer a free delivery service on orders of £15+ within 3 miles.

Location:
Cowbridge Road is the main street through Canton.

Lansdowne Road
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1PU
Tel: 029 20221312
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Opening Times:
Serving Times:
Mon-Wed noon-2pm & 5pm-9pm
Thu-Sat noon-9pm
Sun noon-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Mains £7-£10
Sunday Lunch £10.95

Comments: The Lansdowne pub always caters very well for vegans. The menu changes but suitable options have included pizza topped with vegan cheese (usually stocked), sweet chilli, mushroom, beer battered courgette & aubergine stack (pictured below), falafel & hummus sandwich, vegetable katsu curry and red Thai curry & coconut rice. The homemade chips are vegan but the onion rings are fried in the same oil as fish. On Sundays a vegan roast is available, with all the works, except Yorkshire puddings. The bar staff are aware of which beers are suitable for vegans.

Location:
On the corner of Lansdowne Road and Beda Road, in Canton.

Portuguese Restaurant

435 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1JH
Tel: 029 20399174
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Opening Times:
Mon 9am-2.30pm & 3pm-4pm,
Tue-Thu 9am-2.30pm & 6pm-10pm,
Fri-Sat 9am-9.30pm,
Sun 9am-8pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Mains about £11

Comments: There are loads of labelled vegan options at this Portuguese restaurant & taverna. These include vegan sausage (cured & smoked rustic Portuguese sausage served with white rice, home cut chips & salad), tapas dishes, a yummy breakfast and cake. It is also really kid friendly with lots of toys.

Location:
On Cowbridge Road East, the main street with the shops through Canton, not far from Tesco Express.

Thai Restaurant/Takeaway

207 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AJ
Tel: 029 20340455
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Opening Times:
Tue-Thu & Sun 5.30pm & 10pm,
Fri-Sat 5.30pm-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
About 5

Price:
Starters about £5+,
Mains about £10+

Comments: Most of the vegetarian dishes can be adapted to suit vegans. Customers should inform the staff that they are vegan to make sure that no fish or oyster sauces are used in their food. According to the restaurant these sauces are the foundation of the taste but they will substitute soy sauce for vegans (and vegetarians). Tofu and vegetable options are available.

Location:
Cowbridge Road East is the main street through Canton with all the shops on.

Health Food Shop/Cafe

124 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9DX
Tel: 029 20343226
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Opening Times:
Mon-Frit 9am-6pm,
Sat 9.30am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
£3.50-£6.50

Comments: This health food shop also has a good café/juice bar. There are vegan options at the café such as soup, salads, sandwiches, burgers, juices & smoothies. The shop has a very good selection of vegan food including chilled and frozen sections.

Location:
Cowbridge Road East is the main street running through Canton.

Danish Bakery & Coffee Shop

126 Wyndham Crescent
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9EG
Tel: 029 20251822
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Opening Times:
Tue-Sat 9am-5pm,
Sun 9.30am-4.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 pastries (Snegles),
Most bread (see below)

Price:
£2.20+

Comments: The cinnamon and apple snegle pastries are vegan. Most of the breads are also suitable, apart from the odd bread of the day which might contain egg. The staff are happy to help and guide vegans.

Location:
On the corner of Wyndham Road and Wyndham Crescent.

Italian Cafe

154 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9ND
Tel: 029 20225839
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 8am-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
Pizza £6.50-£9

Comments: If vegans ask for them, they can provide suitable options such as pizza without cheese, pasta dishes and other things, without a problem. It is recommended by vegans who have visited.

Location:
Next to Cancer Research, on Cowbridge Road East.

Chinese Takeaway

358 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1HE
Tel: 029 20372929

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 5pm-midnight
Sun 5.30pm-midnight

Number of Vegan dishes:
About 10

Price:
Starters £2.20-£3.80
Mains £3.60-£4.40

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan. There are suitable vegetarian meat and vegetable dishes available. The bean curd dishes are not suitable as they coat it in egg. Rice noodle options are on offer but stress that you do not want any egg in them. They provide a free home delivery service on orders over £13 but do not deliver smaller orders.

Location:
Next to the Clive pub on Cowbridge Road East.

Indian Street Food Kitchen

153 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AH
Tel: 029 20228888
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Opening Times:
Mon 4pm-11pm,
Tue-Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
6+

Price:
Vegan Thali £13.25,
Other Dishes £3.75+

Comments: The menu states that a vegan thali is available on request. The staff can inform you what other dishes are suitable such as vegetable curry, lentil of the day and potato of the day. The starters of Madras idly chat and Punjabi samosas are suitable but the bhajis are not vegan.

Location:
Cowbridge Road is the main street through Canton.

Burger Restaurant

161 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AH
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Opening Times:
Tue-Sun noon-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
£6.95

Comments: There is a labelled vegan burger option; Jack and the beanstalk which comprises pulled BBQ jackfruit, broad bean hummus & crispy fried onions in a dairy and gluten free bun.

Location:
Cowbridge Road is the main street through Canton.

Chinese Restaurant/Takeaway

233 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AL
Tel: 029 20397531
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu noon-10.30pm
Fri-Sat noon-11.30pm
Sun noon-9pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
7+

Price:
Starter £4.60
Mains £5.70-£6.80
(20% discount for takeaway)

Comments: Traditional Chinese restaurant. They have a vegetarian menu and are happy to explain which dishes are suitable, of which there are quite a few. The only vegan starters is the deep fried seaweed, there are fried noodles containing egg in the vegetarian lettuce rolls. There are suitable bean curd, vegetable and vegetarian vermicelli main dishes. The portions are a good size. Family friendly. Home delivery service available.

Location:
The main street in Canton.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

243-249 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AN
Tel: 029 20667615
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 8am-midnight

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:
Cowbridge Road East is the main street in Canton, with all the shops.

Chinese Takeaway

14 Wyndham Crescent
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9EH
Tel: 029 20340197

Opening Times:
Tue-Thu 5pm-10.45pm,
Fri-Sat 5pm-11.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Mains £4-£5

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan, according to vegan customers, they understand. All the tofu and vegetarian dishes are either vegan or can be modified to be so. The satay sauce normally contains milk but can be prepared without. There is a good range of tofu dishes and the portions are decent. Home delivery service available.

Location:
Wyndham Crescent is off Cowbridge Road East, the main street running through Canton.

Burger Bar

169 Cowbridge Road East
Canton
Cardiff
CF11 9AH
Tel: 029 21158539
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Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 8am-4pm & 6pm-10pm,
Fri 8am-4pm & 6pm-midnight,
Sat 9am-4pm & 6pm-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+ Burger, 2+ Sides

Price:
Burger in a bun £7, Toppings £1,
Sides £2-£3

Comments: The 4 bean burger is marked vegan on the menu, as are the potato and mixed grain brown buns. Unfortunately there is no vegan cheese or anything like vegan mayo, so you are basically paying for a dry burger in a bun. The suitable sides are sweet potato fries and corn on the cob.

Location:
Next door to Home Bargains on Cowbridge Road East.