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Cardiff Bay

Ice Cream Parlour/Coffee Shop

Unit 30
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20497598
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 9am-9pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
6 Ice Cream Sundaes,
6+ Other food options

Price:
Ice Cream Sundaes £6.95,
Other food options £1.95-£4.50

Comments: They have a vegan menu. There are 6 types of vegan ice cream sundaes. Vitalite spread and Violife vegan cheese are available for sandwiches, toasties, jacket potatoes etc. Soya, coconut & oat milks are stocked for drinks and they have vegan hot chocolate.

Location:
Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay.

Ice Cream Parlour/Coffee Shop

Red Dragon Centre
Atlantic Wharf
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 4JY
Tel: 029 20456208
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 9am-9pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
6 Ice Cream Sundaes,
6+ Other food options

Price:
Ice Cream Sundaes £6.95,
Other food options £1.95-£4.50

Comments: They have a vegan menu. There are 6 types of vegan ice cream sundaes. Vitalite spread and Violife vegan cheese are available for sandwiches, toasties, jacket potatoes etc. Soya, coconut & oat milks are stocked for drinks and they have vegan hot chocolate.

Location:
The Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff Bay.

Creperie/Coffee Shop

Unit 13 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20462744
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm,
Sun 10am-5pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Crepes £3.80+,
Soup £4.50,
Gelato ice cream £1.75-£4.80,
Cake & Coffee £4.50

Comments: Sweet and savoury vegan crepes are available. They also have suitable soups and vegan flavours of gelato ice cream and sorbet. Eat Petite the vegan cake makers supply cakes such as white chocolate & raspberry but be aware these can sell out quickly. The Crepe Escape is highly recommended by its vegan customers.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Caribbean Restaurant/Bar

64-66 James Street
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5EZ
Tel: 029 20492041
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Wed-Thu 6pm-10pm,
Fri-Sun 1pm-11pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Mains, 2 Wraps,
1 Salad, 9 Sides,
2 Desserts

Price:
Mains, Wraps & Salad £8.95,
Sides £1-£4.95,
Desserts £3.95-£4.95

Comments: The vegan-friendly options are labelled on the menu.
Cutters ‘n’ sides: Island salad, dumplings, plantain, rice ‘n’ peas, basmati rice, skin-on fries, sweet potato fries, Caribbean mango slaw, jerk sauce.
One Pots: Caribbean channa, callaloo & potato.
Rootys Wraps: Caribbean channa wrap, callaloo & potato wrap.
Seasonal Salads: Tropical mango salad.
Desserts: Vegan bread ‘n’ butter pudding, mango sorbet.

Location:
James Street, in Cardiff Bay.

Pizza Restaurant

28 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20472006
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-11pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-midnight

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 6+ Mains,
3 Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.95-£4.25,
Pizzas £8.95-£14.30,
Desserts £3.95-£5.70

Comments: There is a vegan menu including starters, pizzas, a pasta dish, desserts and the suitable drinks. Pizzas can be topped with vegan mozzarella alternative and include the vegan puttanesca with jackfruit. Two flavours of sorbet and carrot cake are the suitable desserts.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Japanese Restaurant

Upper Level
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20485195
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-10pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-11pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5 Sides, 8 Mains,
2 Desserts, 3 Extras

Price:
Sides £3.75-£5.75,
Mains £8.75-£11.25,
Desserts £4.25,
Extras £1-£1.95

Comments: They have a vegan menu including vegatsu; a katsu curry containing seitan in crispy panko breadcrumbs, served with rice. The other mains include curries, noodle dishes, a salad and a ramen dish are based on tofu and/or vegetables. There are also sides including gyoza and steamed Asian buns and two sorbet desserts.

Location:
Mermaid Quay.

Italian Chain Restaurant

Unit 8
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 21324141
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-10pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-11pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
6 Starters, 1 Salad,
3 Pizzas, 2 Pasta dishes.
3 Sides, 3 Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.95-£5.95, Salad £10.95,
Pizzas £8.50-£12+, Pasta dishes £8.25-£9.25,
Sides £3-£3.95, Desserts £4.95-£6.25

Comments: A vegan menu is available including pizzas topped with Mozzarisella alternative to mozzarella cheese. It also includes starters including a ‘beetball’ polpette, a salad, two pasta dishes and chocolate torte, calzone and gelato & sorbet desserts. Most of their wines are vegan friendly and they serve individual portions of soya milk for Americanos & teas.

Location:
Mermaid Quay.

Italian Chain Restaurant

Red Dragon Centre
Atlantic Wharf Leisure Centre
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5JY
Tel: 029 20472009
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 11.30am-10pm,
Fri 11.30am-11pm,
Sat 10am-11pm,
Sun 10am-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Starters, 8+ Mains,
2 Sides, 1 Dessert

Price:
Starters £3.19-£6.29,
Create Your Own Pizza £11.19+,
Mains £8.69-£12.19,
Sides £3.69-£3.99,
Dessert £5.99

Comments: Vegan options are labelled on the menu. They have pizza with vegan cheese, other mains including a risotto, pasta or spiralised veg pasta dishes, a salad and a burger. There are starter and side options and a Sicilian lemon vegan cheesecake for dessert.

Location:
The Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff Bay.

Chain Restaurant

Pilotage Building
Stuart Street
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BW
Tel: 029 20499957
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8am-11pm,
Sun 9am-10.30pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Bread & Olive options, 2 Starters,
2 Mains, 1 Side,
1 Breakfast dish

Price:
Bread & Olive options £2.95-£4.25,
Starters £5.50-£5.75,
Mains £9.95-£11.95,
Side £3.75,
Breakfast dish £5.95

Comments: There are a few labelled vegan options on the menu including mains of a grain bowl and a curry. There is also one suitable option on the breakfast menu: an açaí bowl including soya yogurt.

Location:
The Pilotage Building, Cardiff Bay.

Italian Chain Restaurant

Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20460201
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-11pm,
Sun 9am-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 While you decide dishes, 3 Starters,
1 Sharer, 3 Mains,
6 Sides, 2 Desserts

Price:
While you decide dishes £2.95-£3.75,
Starters £5.50-£6.25,
Sharer £14.50,
Mains £10.95-£11.75,
Sides £3.50-£4.50,
Desserts £4.75-£5.25

Comments: Vegan dishes and those that can be adapted to be suitable are labelled on the menu. These include ‘While you decide’ bread and olive options, soup and bruschetta starters, a pasta, a stuffed courgette and a salad mains, vegetable and salad sides and cherry & almond cake and sorbet desserts.

Location:
Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay.

Indian Street Food Kitchen

20 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20499500
Website
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Opening Times:
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:
Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay.

Coffee Shop

29 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20464546
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 7.30am-9.30pm,
Fri-Sat 7.30am-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: The vegan food choices are jacket potatoes, some of the soups, houmous sandwiches or baguettes and the chocolate & coconut flapjack. The houmous sandwiches/baguettes are made daily with salad & crisp peppers and are suitable served in white baguettes and on white or brown bloomers. The multiseed baguettes are not vegan; they contain milk. All hot drinks can be made with soya milk but the hot chocolate and chocolate syrup for mochas etc. are not vegan. Some of the freshly made smoothies are also suitable.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Coffee Shop

Wales Millennium Centre
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5AL
Tel: 029 20484884
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8.30am-6pm,
Sun 9.30am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: The vegan food choices are jacket potatoes, some of the soups, houmous sandwiches or baguettes and the chocolate & coconut flapjack. The houmous sandwiches/baguettes are made daily with salad & crisp peppers and are suitable served in white baguettes and on white or brown bloomers. The multiseed baguettes are not vegan; they contain milk. All hot drinks can be made with soya milk but the hot chocolate and chocolate syrup for mochas etc. are not vegan. Some of the freshly made smoothies are also suitable.

Location:
In the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.

South Asian Restaurant/Takeaway

6 Bute Crescent
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5AN
Tel: 029 21153574
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 5pm-11.30pm,
Fri & Sun noon-11.30pm,
Sun noon-11.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Mains about £8.50

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan. The food is cooked from fresh so a number of vegetarian menu items can be prepared to be suitable. A vegan diner here received an ‘amazing’ curry of aubergine & mixed vegetables in a medium spiced coconut sauce.

Location:
Opposite the Wales Millennium Centre.

Welshcake Bakery

14 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20456593/07795 473224
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm,
Sun 11am-4pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
£3 for 6

Comments: They have a vegan option among their range of Welsh cakes.

Location:
Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay.

Comedy Club

Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 0871 4720400
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Facebook

Opening Times:
Food available for those attending gigs here.

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Mains

Price:
Mains £8.90

Comments: There are three labelled vegan mains available for those attending gigs at this comedy club; Penang curry, superfood salad and portobello mushroom & fried tofu burger.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Burger Restaurant

22/24 Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20454078
Website
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri noon-10pm,
Sat 10am-11pm.
Sun 10am-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2

Price:
Burgers £8.95-£9.25

Comments: There are two labelled vegan burgers: Californian (bean patty, vegan Cheddar, avocado, harissa mayo, paprika onions, relish & salad) and Jack-in-a-bun (butternut squash & quinoa patty, beetroot mayo, Korean pulled jackfruit, pickled onions & rocket), both served in sourdough buns.

Location:
Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay.

Latin American Chain Restaurant

Ground Floor
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20459165
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 10am-11pm,
Fri-Sat 10am-11.30pm,
Sun 10am-10.30pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 2 Tapas,
5 Mains, 4 Sides,
2 Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.25-£4.50,
Tapas £4.95-£5.95,
Mains £8.95-£13.95,
Sides £2-£3.75,
Desserts £4.75-£4.95

Comments: The menu labels the vegan dishes and those that can be changed to be suitable. These include veggie chilli, mushroom fajitas, a Brazilian curry and some salad mains and a few starter, tapas, side and dessert options.

Location:
Mermaid Quay. in Cardiff Bay.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

Landsea House
Stuart Place
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BU
Tel: 029 20448000
Website

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, Sides 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 Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Chain Restaurant

Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20450324
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu noon-10.30pm,
Fri-Sat noon-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 2 Mains,
5 Sides, 1 Dessert

Price:
Starters £3.60,
Mains £6.25-£10.15,
Sides £2.45-£4.55,
Dessert £2.95

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan when ordering; the following dishes are suitable.
Starters: Houmous with peri-peri drizzle, spicy mixed olives, peri-peri nuts.
Mains: Sweet potato & butternut burger, supergreen burger (In pitta or wrap, the burger bun contains milk; ask for no mayo in the pitta and no yogurt in the wrap.).
Sides: Garlic bread, chips, peri-salted chips, mixed leaf side salad, chargrilled veg.
Dessert: Mango gelado.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Chinese Restaurant/Takeaway

Unit U13
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20498080
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri noon-3pm & 5pm-11pm,
Sat noon-11pm,
Sun noon-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Restaurant
Starters £4-£5.50, Mains £6.50-£10
Takeaway
Starters £2.30-£3.90, Mains £4-£6.30

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan, there are suitable mock meat, tofu and vegetable dishes available to eat in or takeaway. There are a few more dishes on the restaurant menu than from the takeaway service Pearl Express.

Location:
The upper floor of Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.

Pizza Takeaway

Next to Eli Jenkins
7-8 Bute Crescent
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5AN
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Tue-Thu 11.30am-3.30pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-6.30pm,
Sun noon-4pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
£3.50

Comments: A labelled vegan 8” marinara pizza (tomatoes, olive oil, garlic & oregano) is on the menu at this artisan pizza takeaway. There is an eat one feed one scheme; if you buy a pizza and pay an extra pound they will feed a homeless person..

Location:
Next to the Eli Jenkins pub, on Bute Crescent, in Cardiff Bay.

Italian Restaurant

Unit Upper 15
Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20482007
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sun noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Starters £2.75-£3.95,
Mains £8.95-£10.95

Comments: The suitable options for vegans include pizza with veggie toppings and no cheese, penne melanzane (without the buffalo mozzarella), penne arrabbiata and penne pomodoro. They also use vegetable stock in their soup, so this should be suitable.

Location:
Mermaid Quay.

Samuel Smith's Pub

Harbour Drive
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 4PA
Tel: 029 20499034
Facebook

Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun lunch & dinner

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2

Price:
Mains £8.35-£9.95

Comments: The edamame bean & quinoa burger and Thai curry are labelled vegan on the menu. All Samuel Smith's beers and ciders are suitable for vegans, except cask conditioned Old Brewery Bitter and bottled Yorkshire Stingo.

Location:
Near the Pier Head Building in Cardiff Bay.

Japanese Restaurant

Unit 10, Mermaid Quay
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 20495050
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm & 5.30pm-10.30pm,
Fri-Sat noon-10.30pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
£2-£10.50

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; there are suitable tofu and vegetable options.

Location:
Mermaid Quay, in Cardiff Bay.