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Vegan Store

26 Castle Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1BW
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Opening Times:
Wed-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm,
Sun 11.30am-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
Everything is vegan.

Price:
Takeaway food options about £2+

Comments: Simply V is a wonderful, completely vegan store selling food items, toiletries and clothing. Many of the food items are not available anywhere else locally. They have chilled and frozen products and a good range of vegan confectionary. They also sell food to takeaway such as sandwiches, pies, pasties, cakes and other baked good. Much of it is homemade daily and looks and tastes great.

Location:
Castle Arcade is off High Street in the city centre.

Vegetarian Cafe

Unit 20
Capitol Shopping Centre
Queen Street
Cardiff
CF10 2HQ
Tel: 029 20390391
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10am-6pm,
Sun 11am-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
£3.95-£7.95

Comments: Vegetarian café run by members of the Hare Krishna movement. There are labelled vegan dishes on the menu, with meals being available from noon onwards. The suitable or adaptable dishes follow; inform the staff that you require vegan food. The Atma classics are gluten free.
Atma classics: Supersoul special (subji (mildly spiced vegetables), rice & dal, served with salad), supreme subji, devotional dal.
Blissful burgers: The maha Mexican (spiced lentil patty, jalapenos, homemade tomato chutney, tortilla chips, red cabbage slaw & green salad), the urban yogi (masala-spiced peanut lentil patty, fresh coriander, mango chutney, red cabbage slaw, fresh tomato & green salad), the plant power (grated beetroot & quinoa pan-fried patty with fresh tomato, red cabbage slaw & green salad), the sattvic seitan (spiced seitan patty, fresh tomato, red cabbage slaw & green salad).

Location:
The Capitol Shopping Centre, which is at the Queen Street train station end of Queen Street.

Vegetarian Market Stall

Stalls 167 & 170
Cardiff Central Market
St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AU
Tel: 07547 416223
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9.15am-5.15pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
About 20

Price:
Takeaway items £1.50-£2.50,
Smaller items 60p each or 5 for £2.80,
Sweet items 90p-£2.50,
Cups of speciality teas £1.50-£1.90

Comments: There is a brilliant selection of takeaway vegan food at this vegetarian market stall. The food is made by themselves and other local suppliers and includes plenty of gluten free options. The vegan foods on offer vary but may include items such as falafel wrap (with hummus, salad & sweet chilli sauce), superfood mash (sweet potato, greens & coconut), Moroccan salad, vegan spanakopitas, vegan scotch eggless, butternut bhajis, lentil balls, veg pakoras, veg samosas, potato balls and falafels. The sweet options can include vegan cupcakes, vegan chocolate truffles (orange, lemon and coconut), gluten free banana & walnut bread, raw seed & sultana flapjacks and almond smoothie bars, raw “Bounty” bars (cranberry and coconut) and vegan cheesecake. They sell cups of hot speciality teas (Japanese & Chinese green teas and single estate black teas from India, Sri Lanka, Nepal etc.) made with filtered water. They also sell herbs, spices and other vegetarian ingredients. The food is delicious and the staff are very friendly and helpful; highly recommended.

Location:
Under the clock tower in Cardiff Market.

Vegetarian Takeaway

15-17 Cardiff Central Market
St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AU
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Mains £4-£5,
Wraps/Soup £3,
Sweets £1.50-£3

Comments: Vegetarian takeaway kiosk located in Cardiff indoor market. Everything on the normal menu appears to be marked as vegan and there are plenty of gluten free options. Dishes on offer include three types of wholefood bowl, a wrap, a noodle box, a one pot, soup and sweet options such as banoffee pie, raw cacao & beetroot truffle and goji berry & coconut flapjack.

Location:
Coming from the St Mary Street of Cardiff market entrance, it is on the left hand side outer aisle.

Italian Chain Restaurant

24/32 Wyndham Arcade
Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FJ
Tel: 029 20344665
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Breads & nibbles, 3 Starters,
1 Pizza, 4 Pasta dishes,
1 Salad, 3 Sides, 2 Desserts.
Kids Menu
1 Starter, 2 Mains, 2 Sides,
3 Drinks, 2 Desserts

Price:
Bread & nibbles £2.95-£5.50,
Starters £4.95-£5.50,
Pizza £9.95, Pasta £7.45-£9.95,
Salad £10.25, Sides £3.75
Desserts £4.50-£5.95.
Kids Menu
3 courses & drink £6.95,
Sides 50p-£1

Comments: There is a vegan menu available; when placing your order specify you would like the vegan option. The menu consists of.
Bread & Nibbles: Italian olives, rosemary & sea salt bread (optional additions of olive tapenade or spicy tomato dip), mixed nuts piccanti.
Starters: Tuscan bean soup, baked dough balls, bruschetta.
Pizza: Top your own vegan prima pizza (Add 3 toppings to the tomato & vegan mozzarella base. Choose from: Marinated artichokes, sautéed mushrooms, grilled aubergines, caramelised onions, roasted peppers, olives.) They can be made with gluten free bases.
Pasta: Fettuccine con melanzane, fettuccine con verdure, spaghetti al pomodoro, spaghetti bolognese.
Salad: Mixed grain salad.
Sides: Mixed salad, rocket salad, roast Charlotte potatoes.
Desserts: Sorbetti (raspberry, mango or lemon), blood orange & chocolate tart.
Kids Starters: Vegetable sticks with bread soldiers.
Kids Mains: Choose your own pasta, choose your own pizza.
Kids Sides: Plum tomatoes or broccoli, side salad.
Kids Desserts: Fruit ice lolly, frutti.

Location:
The corner of Wyndham Arcade and Mill Lane.

Tapas Bar

15-23 Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DD
Tel: 03333 444049 Option 3
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-11pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-midnight

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Number of Vegan dishes:
6 To pick at options,
2 Toast & bread options,
8 Tapas dishes

Price:
To pick at options £2-£4.50,
Toast & bread options £2.50-£3.60,
Tapas dishes £4-£6

Comments: They have a vegan menu available with the following options.
To pick at: Kikos (crunchy Spanish corn), habas fritas (toasted broad beans), almendras (roast organic almonds), mixed pickles (pepinillo, caperberry & sweet guindilla peppers), Padron peppers (Galician green peppers, some hot, some not), gordal olives (giant queen olives marinated in lemon, black pepper, parsley).
Toast & bread: Alex Gooch sourdough breads (served with their own Rama 44 olive oil, sea salt), pan con tomate (toasted sourdough, garlic, tomato, Rama 44 olive oil).
Tapas dishes: Calabaza (spiced roast squash, chickpeas, pomegranate, coriander), patatas bravas (triple cooked potatoes, smoked bravas sauce), zanahoria (roast heritage carrots, watercress ajo blanco, almond picada), ensalada (mixed leaf salad, sherry vinaigrette), alcachofa (crispy violet artichoke, caramelised roast peppers, pine nut dressing), piperrada (Basque style braise of peppers, tomato, onion, garlic, ñora pepper, smoked paprika, salsa verde, coca toasts), garlic herb girolles (sautéed girolle mushrooms, garlic, parsley, Fino sherry), gazpacho blanco (pine nut gazpacho, olive oil, toasted almond).
The Gluten free items are also labelled on the menu. They do have one item on the vegan menu, the remolacha that contains chestnut honey so it may be an idea to confirm with the staff that other options do not contain any honey. On the reverse of the vegan menu they list their suitable wines; 2 sparkling, 1 rosé, 9 white, 5 reds and 1 sherry.

Location:
On Westgate Street, opposite the entrance to the Principality Stadium.

Health Food Shop/Juice Bar

3 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AT
Tel: 029 20251671
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Opening Times:
Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 9am-6pm,
Thu 9am-7pm,
Sun 11am-5pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
10+ Vegan Takeaway Options

Price:
Wraps & Sandwiches £2.99-£3.65

Comments: Beanfreaks is a large independent health food store with a very good selection of vegan foods including extensive chilled and frozen sections. They do a vegan range of sandwiches and wraps to takeaway. There is also a smoothie and coffee bar and they always have at least one vegan cake.

Location:
Very close to the St Mary Street entrance to Cardiff Market.

Italian Chain Restaurant

Unit 6
The Old Brewery Quarter
Cardiff
CF10 1FG
Tel: 029 20230087
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Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 11.30am-10pm,
Fri 11.30am-11pm,
Sat 9am-11pm,
Sun 9am-10pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 9 Mains,
2 Sides, 2 Desserts

Price:
Starters £3.19-£5.79,
Create Your Own Pizza £8.49+,
Mains £8.49-£11.99,
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 spiralized veg pasta dishes, a salad and a burger. There are starter and side options and a Sicilian lemon “cheesecake” for dessert.

Location:
The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Cardiff city centre.

Craft Beer Bar

31 Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1EH
Tel: 029 20231684
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Opening Times:
Mon-Wed 4pm-11pm,
Thu noon-midnight,
Fri-Sat noon-1am,
Sun noon-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
7

Price:
Burgers/Dogs £8.50, Wings £5-£11,
Salad £8, Snacks £3.50-£4

Comments: The only outlet of the BrewDog craft beer bar chain located in Wales. The labelled vegan or vegan option available dishes are the Clucky This Time southern fried seitan burger with avocado & Cajun mayo, the Hail Seitan BBQ seitan steak burger, Soy Division tofu dog, buffalo cauliflower wings, superfood salad, fries and sweet potato fries.

Location:
Westgate Street runs in front of the entrance to the Millennium Stadium, in Cardiff city centre.

Market Stall

Cardiff Central Market
St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AU
Tel: 029 20344159
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Opening Times:
Market open
Mon-Sat 8am-5.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2

Price:
Welsh cakes 5 for £1.50

Comments: Stall selling freshly made Welsh cakes in Cardiff indoor market. They sell two vegan versions; a traditional currant one and one with jam. They are very popular with local vegans.

Location:
Next to Clancy's in Cardiff Indoor Market.

Her Majesty's Prison Cardiff
Knox Road
Cardiff
CF24 0UG
Tel: 029 20923130
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat
Lunch noon-3pm,
Dinner 6.30pm, 7pm & 7.30pm sittings
(Evening sittings must be booked in advance.)

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Number of Vegan dishes:
Lunch a la carte menu
3 Starters, 3 Mains,
3 Sides, 2 Desserts
Evening gourmet menu
3 Starters, 2 Second Courses,
3 Mains, 2 Desserts

Price:
Lunch
Starters £4.95-£5.95,
Mains £12.95-£13.50
Sides £3.50, Desserts £6.25
Evening Gourmet Menu £39.95pp

Comments: Restaurant in Cardiff prison, offering prisoners from Cardiff and Prescoed prisons full time work to obtain qualifications in the catering industry. They cater for vegans and it is accredited with a food allergen certificate. All Clink managers are allergy awareness certified and all prisoners, both front and back of house undergo allergy awareness training on day one of induction. The vegan a la carte lunch and gourmet dinner evening menus follow; these menus can be altered to your specific favourite dishes if required.
Lunch a la carte menu
Starters: Chef’s soup of the day served with sourdough bread, carpaccio of Heritage tomato & micro herb salad, pea gnocchi.
Mains: Roast red pepper polenta, chargrilled radicchio, red pepper purée, green beans & soy foam, courgette risotto, confit tomatoes, greens, lemon & chilli croutons & toasted pine nuts, seasonal vegetable ratatouille.
Sides: Selection of vegetables, triple cooked chips with red wine vinegar sea salt, side salad.
Dessert: Grilled peaches & raspberry sorbet, seasonal fruit salad with sorbet.
Evening gourmet menu
Starters: Chef’s soup of the day served with sourdough bread, wild mushroom rosti served with crispy kale, bruschetta of balsamic glazed figs served with pickled autumn vegetables & grilled walnuts.
Second Courses: Miso & rice noodle broth, tomato carpaccio & micro herb salad.
Mains: Seasonal vegetable ratatouille, beetroot gnocchi served in a caramelised onion broth with crispy sprout leaves & mushroom dust, roasted squash & sage risotto.
Desserts: Poached Comice pear served with freshly grated cinnamon, autumn fruit salad served with blackberry sorbet.
Finale: Speciality tea or coffee served with peppermint brittle.

Location:
In Cardiff prison, on the edge of the city centre, not too far from Queen Street railway station.

Pub/Restaurant

25 Caroline Street
Cardiff
CF10 1FF
Tel: 029 20228628
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Thu noon-10pm,
Fri-Sat noon-10.30pm,
Sun noon-9.30pm

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

Price:
Starters £4.95-£5.95,
Mains £8.50-£12.50,
Desserts £6.25-£6.50,
Sides £3.95

Comments: They have a separate vegan menu comprised of the following dishes.
Starters: Roasted lentil falafel (with Lebanese style dip, lemon & thyme dressing and crispy rustic toast), wholefood salad (kale & cauliflower couscous, asparagus, Tenderstem broccoli, avocado, butternut squash, sweet potato, pomegranate and roasted pumpkin seeds with a pineapple, lemongrass & ginger dressing), homemade soup of the day (with a rustic roll).
Mains: Avocado & roasted red pepper sandwich (with beetroot rosti and red pepper & cumin purée), roasted butternut squash & sweet potato tart (stuffed with roasted peppers, leeks, confit tomato and a leek sauce), spiced coconut curry (with ras el hanout roasted squash & sweet potato, sticky jasmine rice and a scorched red chilli), roasted aubergine, spinach and harissa burger (served in a rustic roll with red pepper & cumin purée, charred spring onions, red chilli and a kale & cauliflower couscous salad), wholefood salad (kale & cauliflower couscous, asparagus, Tenderstem broccoli, avocado, butternut squash, sweet potato, pomegranate and roasted pumpkin seeds with a pineapple, lemongrass & ginger dressing).
Desserts: Treacle & pecan tart (with coconut sorbet and rosehip syrup), chocolate tart (topped with chocolate sauce and fresh berries), coconut sorbet (with fresh berries and a raspberry sugar shard).
Sides: Pan fried Tenderstem broccoli (in a chipotle dressing and toasted pumpkin seeds), green beans (with toasted walnuts), harissa hummus (with grilled lavash bread).

Location:
On the corner of Caroline Street (a.k.a. Chippy Alley) and Mill Lane.

Bar/Restaurant

1 Hills Street
St David's Dewi Sant
Cardiff
CF10 2LE
Tel: 029 20225998
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun 9am-10pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Brunch dishes, 2 Sandwiches,
5 Tapas, 1 Burger
8 Sides, 1 Pudding

Price:
Brunch £1.95-£7.50, Sandwiches £6.50-£7.25
Tapas £4.25 each or 3 for £11.95,
Burger £8.95, Sides £2.50-£3.50,
Pudding £3.95

Comments: There is a specific vegan menu but inform your server that you are vegan. Soya milk drinks and vegan friendly wines are available. The vegan menu is as follows.
Brunch : Vegan breakfast (grilled tomato, field mushroom, falafel, wood-roasted peppers, spinach, fried potatoes & baked beans with toast), avocado brunch with lime, chilli, coriander & tomato on toasted Puccia bread, toast (two slices of white or brown, with a choice of Tiptree jam, marmalade or Marmite).
Sandwiches (served with fries): Falafel, hummus & avocado sandwich with wild rocket & sumac in toasted Puccia bread, hummus & roasted red peppers panini with spinach & tomato tapenade.
Tapas (served with ciabatta): Patatas bravas, hummus with carrot tapenade, pomegranate & lemon oil, garlic mushrooms (chestnut, button & field mushrooms sautéed in garlic), falafels with red pepper hummus, avocado, tomato & chilli dip with toasted pumpkin seeds & smoked paprika.
Burger: Thai veggie (Spicy quinoa burger with edamame beans, pak choi, wood-roasted peppers, coconut sauce & sweet chilli jam served in a sourdough bun with house slaw & fries.).
Sides: Olives, ciabatta with balsamic & olive oil, house salad, house slaw, thick-cut chips, fries, sweet potato fries, spinach, cavolo nero, green beans & peas.
Pudding: Marshfield Farm sorbet (orange, mango & blackcurrant).

Location:
Hills Street runs off the Hayes between St Davids and St Davids 2 shopping centres, right in the middle of the city centre.

Pescetarian Cafe

33 Morgan Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1AF
Tel: 029 20395007
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm,
Sat 9am-4.30pm,
Sun 10am-3.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
6+

Price:
Soups £3.95, Jacket potatoes £4.25-£5.99,
Salads £3.85-£5.85 (individual items £1.30),
Hot meals £5.99, Cakes £1.95-£2.75

Comments: Crumbs Kitchen is a popular and long established café. The food served is mainly of the traditional vegetarian variety but they do have one fish dish; tuna mayo. Vegans should inform the staff of their diet. The suitable options include soup (check bread is vegan and ask for no butter), jacket potatoes, chilli, curry, spiced chickpea & spinach pie and a number of the salad options including sweet potato pakora and falafel. They also have a good selection of Naturally Kind Food cakes. Soya milk drinks are available.

Location:
Morgan Arcade runs from the Hayes to St Mary Street.

Burger Restaurant/Takeaway

1 Barrack Lane
Cardiff
CF10 2FR
Tel: 07599 882363
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 11am-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Burgers, 1 Fries,
13 Dipping sauces/extras,
1 Side, 8 Super Tidy sodas

Price:
Burgers £7.95+,
Fries £2.95,
Sauces/extras 50p-£1.50,
Sodas £2.95.
Meal Deal (burger, fries & drink) £10.95+

Comments: Vegan options are available here. The vegan Wah Wah burger is served with avocado cream, tomato & avocado salsa, cider apple chutney & lettuce. It has been described by vegans who have tried it as “Amazing” and “Massive.” Pritchard’s Dirty Vegan burger is a curry patty, garlic mayo, mango chutney, chilli sauce with a dill & tomato tzatziki. The vegan buns have poppy seeds on them; non-vegan have sesame seeds. The Cajun mayo and Boom Boom mayo are vegan, the plain mayonnaise is not. The alcohol range changes frequently so vegans should check in-store.

Location:
Opposite the 'food court' entrance of St Davids 2.

Burger Restaurant/Takeaway

37 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AD
Tel: 07599 882363
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 11am-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Burgers, 1 Fries,
13 Dipping sauces/extras,
1 Side, 8 Super Tidy sodas

Price:
Burgers £7.95+,
Fries £2.95,
Sauces/extras 50p-£1.50,
Sodas £2.95.
Meal Deal (burger, fries & drink) £10.95+

Comments: Vegan options are available here. The vegan Wah Wah burger is served with avocado cream, tomato & avocado salsa, cider apple chutney & lettuce. It has been described by vegans who have tried it as “Amazing” and “Massive.” Pritchard’s Dirty Vegan burger is a curry patty, garlic mayo, mango chutney, chilli sauce with a dill & tomato tzatziki. The vegan buns have poppy seeds on them; non-vegan have sesame seeds. The Cajun mayo and Boom Boom mayo are vegan, the plain mayonnaise is not. The alcohol range changes frequently so vegans should check in-store.

Location:
Between Royal Arcade and Morgan Arcade on St Mary Street.

Coffee Shop

1 Capital Quarter
Tyndall Street
Cardiff
CF10 4BZ
Tel: 029 22401809
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 7.30am-7pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
5

Price:
£6 per dish

Comments: The labelled vegan options are the EJ's artisan bocata or brown seeded bun filled with roasted vegetables, red salsa & young spinach leaves and the following Parsnipship oven hot savouries served with leaves: Beetroot bomb, wild mushroom & nut roast, Indian summer pie and tandoori chickpea & lentil mashup.

Location:
The Capital Quarter is between Callaghan Square and Splott.

Coffee Shop/Restaurant

10 Windsor Place
Cardiff
CF10 3BX
Tel: 07572 495766
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8am-6pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: Independent coffee shop. They label the vegan option on the specials menu, which changes every couple of weeks. Examples of labelled dishes served include vegan garlic alfredo with asparagus & peas and spring red cabbage, warm apple & carrot salad. They also have a market fresh counter full of fresh vegetables, delivered daily, that customers can ask the chefs to make up exactly what they want. If you are in any doubt, simply ask the chefs directly, as they are behind the service counter. Sweetened and unsweetened soya and almond milks are available for drinks.

Location:
Windsor Place is off Queen Street, at the Queen Street railway station end.

Bar/Restaurant

1-2 Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 20221292
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Opening Times:
Contact them for food serving times.

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Number of Vegan dishes:
1 Bruschetta, 1 Sandwich,
1 Burger, 1 Salad,
1 Sharing platter

Price:
Bruschetta £3.95, Sandwich £5.95,
Burger £9.95, Salad £8.25,
Sharing Platter £12.95

Comments: The labelled vegan options on the menu are: Avocado, sundried tomatoes & rocket bruschetta, vegan sandwich (grilled vegetables, salad & pesto), falafel burger, Mediterranean salad (avocado, chickpeas, lentils, cherry tomatoes, red onion, celery & olives) and Mocka mezza sharing platter (hummus, ciabatta bread, olives, falafel patty, dipping veg and nachos).
They may have vegan cheese available.

Location:
On Mill Lane, opposite the Marriot Hotel.

American-style Cafe

19 High Street Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1QR
Tel: 029 20388388
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm,
Sun 11am-3.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
7+

Price:
Bagels £3-£4.20, Hoagie £6.20,
Grinder/Burgers £4.95, Soup £4.20

Comments: Independently owned American deli; the vegan dishes are marked on the menu and consist of.
Bagels: Cream cheese (vegan cream cheese with any salad & any sauce), NYD houmous (with any salad & sriracha).
White or granary hoagie: The California (vegan cheese, NYD relish & salad).
Hot Stuff: Vegan grinder (NYD vegan grinder mix cooked in NYD relish, with vegan cheese & salad), vegan bagel burger (NYD wholemeal soya pattie with a blend of herbs & spices in a toasted bagel, with any salad & NYD relish, with or without vegan cheese), NYD beetroot bagel burger (in a toasted bagel, with salad & NYD relish, with or without vegan cheese).
All the soups are vegan. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Location:
Near the junction of High Street and Duke Street arcades.

West Lodge
Bute Park & Arboretum
Castle Street
Cardiff
CF10 1BJ
Tel: 029 20235486
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm,
Sat-Sun 9am-6pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Sandwich £6.95,
Afternoon Tea £16.45 per person,
Afternoon Tea for two people £29.95

Comments: There are labelled vegan options on the menu; roasted vegetables & hummus sandwich and some delicious cakes. Vegan specials are available daily and there can be more options with advance notice. Soya and almond milks are stocked for drinks. Vegans can book afternoon tea, catered to their requirements. It would usually consist of two types of sandwich, scone with dairy free spread and jam and a choice of vegan cakes.

Location:
The main entrance to Bute Park, in Cardiff city centre.

Pizza Restaurant

Unit KUG07
St Davids 2
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20359200
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Opening Times:
Sun-Fri 11.30am-10pm,
Sat noon-10pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2+ Starters, 1+ Main,
2+ Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.95+,
Pizzas £10.95+,
Desserts £3.95-£6.35

Comments: There are labelled vegan dishes on the menu including Vegan Giardiniera pizzas, topped with mozzarella alternative, starters and sorbets and blackcurrant & limoncello semifreddo for dessert. Some other options can be adapted to be suitable.

Location:
The St Davids 2 shopping centre in the city centre.

Pizza Restaurant

29-32 High Street
Cardiff
CF10 1PU
Tel: 029 20233091
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 11.30am-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2+ Starters, 1+ Main,
2+ Desserts

Price:
Starters £2.95+,
Pizzas £10.95+,
Desserts £3.95-£6.35

Comments: There are labelled vegan dishes on the menu including Vegan Giardiniera pizzas, topped with mozzarella alternative, starters and sorbets and blackcurrant & limoncello semifreddo for dessert. Some other options can be adapted to be suitable.

Location:
High Street is opposite the entrance to Cardiff Castle.

Pizza Place

Unit 18 Brewery Quarter
Cardiff
CF10 1FG
Tel: 07590 665537
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Opening Times:
Tue-Wed noon-8pm,
Thu noon-10pm,
Fri-Sat noon-2am

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Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
Pizzas £5+,
Dough balls £4

Comments: Pizzas with vegan cheese are on offer here. Vegan alternative to meat toppings such as pepperoni and meatballs are available but check they are suitable, as they don’t always use the same ones. There are also other vegan options including dough balls, nachos and shakes.

Location:
The Brewery Quarter is on the corner of St Mary Street and Caroline Street.

Pizza Hut Restaurant

3 Queen Street
Cardiff
CF10 2AF
Tel: 029 20382291
Website
Facebook

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

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Number of Vegan dishes:
See Our Comments below

Price:
Pizzas £8.95-£11.75,
Sides £3.50-£3.60

Comments: Vegan pizzas are available at Pizza Hut restaurants. The pan, American thin & flatbread bases and the tomato & BBQ sauces are suitable and Violife dairy-free alternative to cheese is available as an upgrade. The sides of oven cooked chips and oven cooked onion rings are vegan. Too see what options are suitable from the free unlimited salad which comes with the purchase of a main dish and tabletop sauces check the Pizza Hut dietary information booklet (available online and in-store).

Location:
On the corner of Queen Street, opposite Cardiff Castle.

Cafe Bar

28-29 Morgan Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1AF
Tel: 029 20398764
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8.45am-5pm,
Sun 9.45am-4pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
£6.15-£8.40

Comments: The labelled vegan options served are: Warm wholemeal pitta bread filled with marinated aubergines, mushrooms, hummus & spinach leaves, served with salad, aubergine, mushroom & chickpea curry, served with rice, poppadum & mango chutney, 5 bean chilli & rice with avocado, mixed leaves & tortilla chips, vegan salad (avocado, tomatoes, olives, artichokes, red onion, baby spinach leaves, mushrooms, pine nuts, homemade French dressing, lemon) and vegan sandwich (tomatoes, olives, pine nuts, spinach & hummus). The soups are not suitable as they contain butter. Vegan spread and soya milk for drinks are stocked.

Location:
Morgan Arcade is between St. Mary Street and The Hayes.

Chain Sandwich/Coffee Shop

Unit KLG08 3 Bridge Street Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20224657
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 7.30am-7.30pm,
Sun 9pm-6pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+ Soups, 3 Sandwiches & baguettes,
4 Wraps, 1 Pret’s Hot dish,
8 Salad & sushi dishes, 2 Sweet treats,
4 Breakfast dishes

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: Vegan dishes are labelled and the following items are suitable.
Soups (one or two vegan options available everyday): Cauliflower & chickpea dahl, greens & grains, lightly spiced carrot & coriander, souper tomato, spiced corn & quinoa, vegetable tagine, veggie miso.
Sandwiches: Cucumber & houmous on rye, super greens & reds.
Baguette: Avo, olives & toms.
Wraps: Avocado & chipotle chickpea salad wrap, chakalaka wrap, chana chaat flatbread, Mexican avocado flatbread.
Pret’s Hot: Baked sweet potato wedges.
Salads & sushi: Asian green veggie pot, Asian tofu salad, edamame beans, falafel mezze, Mexican avocado side salad, mushroom & avo sushi salad, rainbow veggie pot, veg-Mexican avocado veggie pot.
Sweet treats: Cacao & orange pot, mango chia pot.
Breakfast: Pret’s coconut porridge, apple & pomegranate overnight oats, acai breakfast bowl, dairy-free Bircher.
There are also various vegan snack and fruit options. Coconut milk drinks are available.

Location:
The ground floor of the Eastside part of the St Davids shopping centre.

Chain Sandwich/Coffee Shop

Unit 22-23 Capitol Centre
Cardiff
CF10 2HQ
Tel: 029 20340655
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8am-7pm,
Sun 9pm-5pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+ Soups, 3 Sandwiches & baguettes,
4 Wraps, 1 Pret’s Hot dish,
8 Salad & sushi dishes, 2 Sweet treats,
4 Breakfast dishes

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: Vegan dishes are labelled and the following items are suitable.
Soups (one or two vegan options available everyday): Cauliflower & chickpea dahl, greens & grains, lightly spiced carrot & coriander, souper tomato, spiced corn & quinoa, vegetable tagine, veggie miso.
Sandwiches: Cucumber & houmous on rye, super greens & reds.
Baguette: Avo, olives & toms.
Wraps: Avocado & chipotle chickpea salad wrap, chakalaka wrap, chana chaat flatbread, Mexican avocado flatbread.
Pret’s Hot: Baked sweet potato wedges.
Salads & sushi: Asian green veggie pot, Asian tofu salad, edamame beans, falafel mezze, Mexican avocado side salad, mushroom & avo sushi salad, rainbow veggie pot, veg-Mexican avocado veggie pot.
Sweet treats: Cacao & orange pot, mango chia pot.
Breakfast: Pret’s coconut porridge, apple & pomegranate overnight oats, acai breakfast bowl, dairy-free Bircher.
There are also various vegan snack and fruit options. Coconut milk drinks are available.

Location:
In the Capitol Centre, at the Queen Street train station end of Queen Street.

Nitrous Ice Cream Parlour

28 Castle Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1BW
Tel: 029 20372391
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-6pm,
Sun noon-5pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
£3.95+

Comments: The ice cream here is made in front of you, in a cool science experiment way, with liquid nitrogen. The staff really know their stuff on veganism and there is always a vegan "ice cream" on offer. The flavour changes regularly but expect options such as chocolate coconut, peanut butter & banana caramel or blackcurrant & lemonade sorbet. The vegan toppings and sauces are also labelled and change slightly. The suitable options at the time of research were honeycomb, raspberry sauce, salted peanut praline and 70% chocolate shavings. There are also labelled vegan ice cream beverages; affrogato, Boston cooler and Coke float. Soya milk is available for drinks. Eat in or takeaway.

Location:
Castle arcade is off High Street, in the city centre, near to the castle.

Pizza Restaurant

Ty Admiral House
Bridge Street
Cardiff
CF10 2EH
Tel: 029 20221721
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun noon-10pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Pizzas, 2 Salads,
1 Side

Price:
Pizzas £10.50, Salads £8.50,
Garlic Bread £4.50-£5

Comments: They have a separate vegan menu consisting of the following options.
Pizza with sourdough base:
The One Potato, Two Potato (herb-roasted potato, thyme-roasted sweet potato, Spanish onion, spinach, tomato sauce & Bute Island vegan mozzarella).
The Allo Aloha (fresh pineapple with field mushrooms & Bute Island vegan mozzarella, optional avocado & fresh chilli).
The Bute Island Blazer (roasted red peppers, fresh red chilli, red onion, basil, field mushrooms, tomato sauce & Bute Island vegan mozzarella).
The Hazel Nutter (spinach, caramelised onions, field mushrooms, asparagus, tomato sauce & Bute Island vegan mozzarella, topped with roasted hazelnuts).
Salads:
The Flower Power (butternut squash with rocket, roasted mixed seeds, raw beetroot & carrot, roasted red peppers, lamb’s tongue leaves, basil and tahini & lemon dressing).
The Sooper Dooper (shredded white cabbage, avocado, rocket, orange, roasted mixed seeds, pickled cucumber, white onion, red onion, red & yellow peppers, flat-leaf parsley and a citrus orange vinaigrette).
Side:
Vegan garlic bread (fresh sourdough topped with garlic, extra virgin olive oil & freshly chopped parsley, vegan cheese can be added).

Location:
Ty Admiral House, near the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, in the city centre.

25 Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DD
Tel: 029 2039557
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat noon-8pm,
Thu noon-9pm,
Sun noon-4pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5 Mains, 7 Sides

Price:
Mains £8,
Sides £2.50-£4.50,
Vegan Wings 6 for £6 or 12 for £10

Comments: There is a good vegan section on the menu consisting of: Southern fried seitan burger (8oz southern fried seitan patty with smoked tomato relish, pickled shallots, beef tomato, red onion, lettuce, served in a vegan friendly bun with fries), zucchini & chilli pizza (served with roasted butternut squash, rosemary, vegan cheese), marinara sub (vegan meatballs topped with marinara sauce and vegan cheese in a vegan roll, served with fries), cheese steak (marinated sliced portobello mushrooms with green peppers, onions and vegan cheese in a vegan roll, served with fries), cheese fries (house fries with vegan cheese). They also have vegan wings with a variety of sauces and the following labelled vegan sides: Hummus, falafel & flatbread, bo’ho battered pickles, tempura vegetables with sweet chilli dip, onion rings, sweet potato fries and house fries. The staff can inform drinkers which beers are vegan friendly.

Location:
Across Westgate Street from the entrance to the Principality Stadium.

Japanese Restaurant

St David's Shopping Centre
14 Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 20641564
Website
Facebook

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

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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:
Ground floor of Cardiff Central Library.

Teahouse

21-25 Wyndham Arcade
The Hayes
Cardiff
CF10 1FH
Tel: 029 20376249
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm,
Sat 8.30pm-6pm,
Sun 10am-5.30pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
6+

Price:
Breakfast £7.50,
Lunch dishes £6-£7.50

Comments: There is a good selection of vegan dishes at Waterloo Tea. The labelled breakfast option is scrambled tofu, braised peppers, avocado & toast. Lunch is served from noon until 4pm and the vegan or vegan option available items are: Sandwich (maple roasted carrot, crushed cannellini, kale & almond pesto), Persian squash cups (served with spiced tomato sauce, chickpea salad, dukkah), pearl couscous salad (with roast beets, pickled pear, toasted almond, pomegranate molasses), falafel (with hummus, pomegranate, seeds, flatbread, tahini) and soup, served with bread. They may be able to alter other dishes to vegan. Suitable cakes are available, soya milk is stocked for drinks and there is a brilliant selection of teas. They serve vegan afternoon teas with an advance booking.

Location:
The Wyndham Arcade runs between the bottom of the Hayes and St Mary Street, in the city centre.

Italian Chain Restaurant

27 High Street
Cardiff
CF10 1PU
Tel: 029 20645110
Website
Facebook

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

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

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

Price:
Starters £2.95-£5.95,
Salad £10.95,
Pizzas £8.25-£11.45+,
Pasta dishes £8.25-£8.95+,
Sides £3-£3.75,
Desserts £4.95-£5.95

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:
High Street is located opposite Cardiff Castle in the city centre.

Italian Chain Restaurant

Bridge Street Arcade
St David's Shopping Centre
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 21324015
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 11.30am-10pm

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Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

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

Price:
Starters £2.95-£5.95,
Salad £10.95,
Pizzas £8.25-£11.45+,
Pasta dishes £8.25-£8.95+,
Sides £3-£3.75,
Desserts £4.95-£5.95

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:
St David's shopping centre.

Coffee Shop

115 Queen Street
Cardiff
CF10 2BH
Tel: 029 21320708
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 7am-8pm,
Sat 8am-7pm,
Sun 9.30am-6pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Sandwiches about £5

Comments: They have a labelled vegan option in their sandwich selection. This varies but previous examples have been roasted parsnips, sundried tomato chutney, sautéed fennel & yellow peppers and coffee rubbed aubergine, sautéed leeks, spinach, toasted pumpkin seeds & sundried tomato chutney. There are also a few options for vegan cake, including a chocolate brownie. Soya, oat & almond milks are available for drinks.

Location:
Queen Street is one of the main streets in Cardiff city centre.

Mexican Chain Restaurant

St Davids Shopping Centre
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20344491
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-9pm,
Sun 11am-7pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+ Mains, 2 Sides

Price:
Mains £5.30-£7.95,
Sides £1.20-£2.45

Comments: A pretty easy place for vegans to order from as if it is not meat or dairy it is suitable. The tortillas, tacos, tortilla chips, vegetarian filling, all the salsas, guacamole and crunchy slaw are all vegan. Just avoid sour cream, cheese and cheese sauce. As regards dessert the churros are suitable but check the chocolate sauce.

Location:
St David's shopping centre, in Cardiff city centre.

Chain Restaurant

27-39 Wyndham Arcade
Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FH
Tel: 029 20231524
Website
Facebook

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:
Wyndham Arcade runs between St Mary Street and Mill Lane, in the city centre.

11 Windsor Place
Cardiff
CF10 3BY
Tel: 029 20310312
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Sun noon-9pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2

Price:
£6.25-£6.95

Comments: There are two vegan dishes on the menu: ‘The Healthy One’ (double decker toasted multigrain sandwich with low-fat hummus, sliced tomato, baby gem lettuce, roasted red peppers & beetroot) and the mushroom & spinach falafel burger, served in a different bun to the normal brioche one.

Location:
Windsor Place is off Queen Street, at the Queen Street railway station end.

Italian Cafe

4 Church Street
Cardiff
CF10 1BG
Tel: 029 20224040
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-9pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
About 8

Price:
Antipasti £3.50-£5,
Pasta dishes £8.50-£10.50,
Pizzas about £8.50-£10.50

Comments: Tell them you are vegan. The pizza bases are suitable so you can have the marinara pizza which comes without cheese or they are pretty much prepared to any combination of vegan pizza if you ask for them without cheese. The antipasto bruschetta and the following pasta dishes are suitable for vegans if you explain beforehand: Linguine aglio e olio, penne vegetariane and penne arrabbiata. With a proper wood burning pizza oven, this is a nice intimate little place with friendly helpful staff. You might fancy getting some vegan ‘cheese’ from nearby vegan store Simply V or health shop Beanfreaks for them to cook on your pizza.

Location:
Opposite Harvester, near St John’s church in Cardiff city centre.

Bookshop Cafe

Waterstones
2a The Hayes
Cardiff
CF10 1WB
Tel: 029 20665606
Website

Opening Times:
Contact them to check.

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
Slice of cake £2.50

Comments: The café in Waterstones bookshop have a vegan cake option supplied by Naturally Kind Food such as pear, apple & pecan cake. They also stock soya milk for teas and coffees and do not charge extra for the soya milk.

Location:
Upstairs at Waterstones bookshop, on The Hayes, in the city centre.

Italian Chain Restaurant

The Library
16 Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 20232630
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8am-11pm
Sun 9am-10.30pm

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:
Mill Lane in Cardiff City Centre.

Italian Restaurant

13 Quay Street
Cardiff
CF10 1EA
Tel: 029 20344044
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm & 5.30pm-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+ Starters,
2+ Mains

Price:
2 course lunch £14,
2 course a la carte £25

Comments: The menu is seasonal and changes every couple of months. There is normally at least one vegan dish, or one that can be adapted. They have a great range of fresh ingredients (most of which are organic) and cook most of the food to order. Consequently they can talk to vegan customers before or on the day to give them more options than are actually on the menu, including at lunch time. The staff are very helpful and understand veganism and the food is very good.

Location:
Quay Street runs between Westgate Street and High Street, in the city centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

39 Windsor Place
Cardiff
CF10 3BW
Tel: 029 20780260
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri-Sat 8am-1am,
Sun 8am-11pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Breakfast Items, 2 Small plates,
5 Mains, 4 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals

Price:
Approx.
Small plates £4-£4.50
Mains £5-£8.50,
Sides £1-£4,
Dessert £2-£3.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with options such as curry, chilli, a noodle dish, salad and chips. Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
Windsor Place is off Queen Street, in the city centre.

Indian Street Food Kitchen

15 High Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AX
Tel: 029 20399399
Website
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-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:
High Street is located opposite Cardiff Castle, in the city centre.

Coffee Shop

30 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AB
Tel: 029 20644110
Facebook

Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 8am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: They offer a vegan cooked breakfast (check everything is cooked separately from animal products), soups and a range of suitable fillings for sandwiches and jacket potatoes. Vegan spread is stocked. Soya milk is always available for teas and coffees. It is a lovely place with great service and polite staff.

Location:
On St Mary Street, in the city centre.

Welshcake Bakery

44 Castle Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1BW
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:
The Castle Arcade runs between Castle Street and High Street.

Baguette Shop

32 Royal Arcade
Cardiff
CF10 1AE
Tel: 029 20223158

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 10.30am-4pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+

Price:
Baguettes £2.80-£3.60

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; they understand the diet. White or brown baguettes are available with suitable fillings including houmous, roasted vegetables and salad items. The homemade pesto dressing is vegan. They can also provide suitable salad bowls. The owners are very helpful and the baguettes are lovely.

Location:
Royal Arcade runs from the Hayes to St. Mary Street.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

9-10 Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DD
Tel: 029 20646020
Website

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri-Sat 8am-1am

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Breakfast Items, 2 Small plates,
5 Mains, 4 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals

Price:
Approx.
Small plates £4-£4.50
Mains £5-£8.50,
Sides £1-£4,
Dessert £2-£3.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with options such as curry, chilli, a noodle dish, salad and chips. Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
On Westgate Street, near the Principality Stadium, in the city centre.

Burger Restaurant

Unit 2 Library Building
Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 20668379
Website
Facebook

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

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
Burger £9.25

Comments: The Californian veggie burger is labelled vegan. It is a bean patty with vegan cheddar, smashed avocado, harissa mayo, paprika onions, relish & salad in a sourdough bun.

Location:
Mill Lane in Cardiff city centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

64 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1FA
Tel: 029 20353990
Website

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri-Sat 8am-1pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Breakfast Items, 2 Small plates,
5 Mains, 4 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals

Price:
Approx.
Small plates £4-£4.50
Mains £5-£8.50,
Sides £1-£4,
Dessert £2-£3.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with options such as curry, chilli, a noodle dish, salad and chips. Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
At the very bottom of St Mary Street, near Cardiff Central railway station.

Health Food Shop

79-81 Queen Street
Cardiff
CF10 2BE
Tel: 029 21155208

Opening Times:
Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 9am-7pm,
Thu 9am-8pm,
Sun 11am-5pm

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:
On Queen Street, in Cardiff city centre.

Health Food Shop

Unit 33
8 Town Wall South Hall
St David's Shopping Centre
Cardiff
CF10 2EW
Tel: 029 20232797

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-8pm,
Sat 9am-7pm,
Sun 11am-5pm

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:
The St David's Shopping Centre.

Italian Restaurant

Unit LG 69/70
St David's 2 Shopping Centre
Cardiff
CF10 1GA
Tel: 029 20027792
Website
Facebook

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

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Starters, 4 Mains,
3 Salads, 4 Sides,
1 Dessert

Price:
Starters £3.95-£4.95,
Mains £9.95,
Salads £6-£9.95,
Sides £3.55-£3.95,
Dessert £4.95,
Super lunch menu £10.95 for 2 courses

Comments: There is a facility on the website that enables users to find out the dishes that are suitable for vegans. The following options can be vegan but be aware some do require changes to the normal menu dish.
Nibbles & Antipasti: World’s best olives on ice, primavera bruschetta.
Pasta: Turbo rigatoni arrabbiata, veggie tagliatelle bolognese.
Main: Sicilian spiced aubergine.
Salads: Super food salad, Caesar salad, heritage tomato salad.
Sides: Potatoes & green beans, rocket salad, seasonal greens, market salad.
Dessert: Lemon or mango sorbet.
Kids: Secret Seven tomato pasta bake, fruit dessert.
On the Super Lunch menu the red pepper soup starter and super food salad and penne alla norma mains can be vegan.

Location:
The St David's 2 Shopping Centre in Cardiff city centre.

Restaurant/Bar

Park Plaza
Greyfriars Road
Cardiff
CF10 3AL
Tel: 029 20111103
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Opening Times:
Bar menu served
Mon-Thu noon-10pm,
Fri-Sun noon-9pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
Approx. 10

Price:
Small plates £3.95-£4.45, Sharing Platter £13.95,
Salads & Lighter Options £6.25-£6.95, Sandwich £7.95,
Main £12.95,
Afternoon Tea Mon-Fri £17.95, Sat-Sun £20-95

Comments: The vegan dishes on the bar menu are labelled. These include a vegan sharing platter (chilli hummus, grilled pitta bread, chargrilled marinated peppers, marinated kalamata olives, smashed chilli avocado, crisp fried falafel, quinoa, butternut & beetroot salad and breaded vegan mozzarella bites), fragrant vegetable & coconut curry (with sticky rice, pak choi, spring onions, peanuts & red chilli), a super food salad and small plates such as a selection of artisan breads, chilli hummus & pitta bread, chargrilled marinated peppers and marinated kalamata olives. They can do a vegan afternoon tea, with advance booking, of finger sandwiches, mini desserts that comes with a selection of loose teas. There is an extensive list of vegan white, red and rosé wines.

Location:
On Greyfriars Road, the entrance to the bar and restaurant is just to the left of the Park Plaza hotel entrance.

Latin American Chain Restaurant

8 Mill Lane
Cardiff
CF10 1FL
Tel: 029 20226373
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Opening Times:
Mon-Thu noon-11pm,
Fri-Sat noon-11.30pm,
Sun noon-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:
On Mill Lane in the City Centre.

9 The Friary
Cardiff
CF10 3FA
Tel: 029 21328159
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm,
Sat-Sun 10am-4pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
Veggie Burger £7.50
(members £4.99)

Comments: They do not have a great deal that is suitable but they do have a vegan friendly veggie burger. This comes in a toasted bun with salad, onions & tomatoes and is served with chunky chips.

Location:
The Friary is off Queen Street, opposite the entrance to the Queen's Arcade shopping centre.

Chain Restaurant

The Old Brewery Quarter
St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1FG
Tel: 029 20341263
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-10.30pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-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:
The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Cardiff city centre.

Chain Restaurant

Bridge Street
St David's Dewi Sant
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20667878
Website
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-10.30pm,
Sun 11am-9pm

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:
St David's shopping centre.

Chinese Restaurant/Takeaway

23 Churchill Way
Cardiff
CF10 2HE
Tel: 029 20232769

Opening Times:
Mon-Sun noon-10.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Restaurant £6.80-£8.80 per main dish
Takeaway £3.50-£4.70 per main dish

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan and don’t eat eggs, oyster sauce etc. There are suitable vegetable dishes and tofu in various sauces such as black bean. The coconut rice is vegan and they can provide a suitable rice noodle and vegetable option.

Location:
Close to the Capitol Shopping Centre, on Churchill Way in the City Centre.

Pie Restaurant

35 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AD
Tel: 029 20004155
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 11.30am-10pm,
Sat 10am-11pm,
Sun 10am-9pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
1 Small Plate, 2 Mains,
4 Sides

Price:
Small Plate £3.50,
Mains £5.50-£7.50+,
Sides £2.50-£3.50

Comments: The labelled vegan options at the Cardiff branch of this pie restaurant chain are.
Small plate: Nocellara olives (large green Sicilian olives).
Pie: Kevin (chestnut mushroom, tomato & red wine pie with baby onions & thyme).
Skillet: Roots Manoova (roast root vegetables, red wine & quinoa hot pot with a potato top).
Sides: Minted mushy peas, smoky baked beans, Pieminister slaw.
Super side: Skin on fries with rosemary salt.

Location:
On St Mary Street, in the city centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

81-83 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1FA
Tel: 029 20644449
Website

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 7am-midnight,
Fri-Sat 7am-1am

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Breakfast Items, 2 Small plates,
5 Mains, 4 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals

Price:
Approx.
Small plates £4-£4.50
Mains £5-£8.50,
Sides £1-£4,
Dessert £2-£3.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with options such as curry, chilli, a noodle dish, salad and chips. Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
At the junction of St Mary Street and Wood Street, in the city centre.

Italian Restaurant

90 Grand Arcade
Upper Eastside
St Davids 2
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20224944
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Thu noon-10pm
Fri-Sat noon-10.30pm
Sun noon-9pm

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:
The upper floor of the Eastside section of the St Davids 2 shopping centre.

Milkshake stall

Unit 44
Queens Arcade
Queen Street
Cardiff
CF10 2BY
Tel: 07989 382928
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm,
Sun 11am-4pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1

Price:
Medium sized shake around £4

Comments: Vegan milkshakes are available here, made with soya milk and Swedish Glace ice cream. These can be flavoured with banana, pineapple, strawberry or vegan ingredients such as Fry’s peppermint cream, Oreos, Skittles, Jelly Tots and other sugary stuff. Popular with sweet toothed local vegans!

Location:
Tucked under the stairs near the Post Office in Queens Arcade.

American Chain Restaurant

15-17 Bridge Street Arcade
St David's Dewi Sant
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 03448 469915
Website

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

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Appetizers, 4 Mains,
6 Sides

Price:
Appetizers £4.99-£5.99,
Mains £6.99-£10.99,
Sides £1.99-£2.99

Comments: The dishes that are suitable for vegans or can be are labelled on the menu and consist of:
Appetizers: Southwest edamame, smoked tomato bruschetta.
Mains: Roasted veg pasta, roasted veg fajita, ‘Create your plate’ vegetable skewers (and all glazes), roasted vegetable marinara Stateside sandwich.
Sides: Fresh side salad, fresh vegetables, crispy fries, baby potatoes, pickled slaw, spicy rice.

Location:
St David's shopping centre.

Mediterranean Restaurant/Takeaway

30-32 Caroline Street
Cardiff
CF10 1FF
Tel: 029 20221908
Website

Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 11.30am-9pm,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3

Price:
Mains £5-£6,
Sides £1.20-£3.50

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan;the only food items that are not suitable for the vegan diet are meat and dairy products, everything else is suitable. They follow strict recipe preparation procedures and can guarantee that dishes without meat, cheese and sour cream are vegan. The main options are burritos (soft flour tortilla filled with rice, beans, vegetables, salsa and optionally guacamole) and naked burritos (bowl of rice or lettuce, beans, vegetables, salsa and optionally guacamole). After 3pm they serve nachos queso, the vegan version would tortilla chips topped with jalapenos, pico de gallo & guacamole.

Location:
Caroline Street (or Chippy Alley) runs between St Mary Street and the Hayes, in Cardiff city centre.

Caribbean Chain Restaurant

Hodge House
114-116 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DY
Tel: 029 20342006
Website
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Opening Times:
Sun-Wed 11.30am-11.30pm,
Thu 11.30am-12.30am,
Fri-Sat 11.30am-1.30am

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Starters, 3 Salads,
3 Mains, 9 Sides,
1 Dessert

Price:
Starters £5.10, Salads £7.50,
Mains £7-£9.95, Sides £2.50-£2.80,
Dessert £4.95

Comments: The labelled vegan options on the menu are.
Begin: Trini doubles, sweetcorn fritters.
Beach salads: Supervital green salad, avocado, butternut squash & mango salad, spinach, rainbow beets & watermelon salad.
Lunch ‘n’ lighter: Spiced chickpea ital wrap.
One pots: Ital rundown, spinach, aubergine & sweet potato curry.
Provisions: Trini watermelon chow, Trini pineapple chow, supergreen salad, sweet plantain, sweet potato fries, steamed rice, festival dumplings, spiced fries, coconut rice ‘n’ peas.
Puddings: Fresh BBQ pineapple (vegan option available).
They serve some wines that are suitable for vegans; Wicked Lady white Zinfadel, Dashwood Sauvignon blanc, Veramonte Merlot reserva, Prosecco and Jaquart Champagne brut.

Location:
On St Mary Street, in Cardiff city centre.

Mexican Chain Restaurant

51-53 The Hayes
St David's Dewi Sant
Cardiff
CF10 1GA
Tel: 029 21670414
Website
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri noon-11pm,
Sat 11.30am-11pm,
Sun 11.30am-10.30pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
5 Nibbles & Sides,
3 Street Food Dishes,
5 Bigger Food Dishes,
1 Dessert

Price:
Nibbles & Sides £3.95-£4.95,
Street Food £4.25-£4.60,
Bigger Food £7.15-£9.50,
Dessert £5

Comments: Wahaca have a pretty good vegan menu including tacos, tostada, burritos, enchiladas, salads, starters, sides and a sorbet dessert.

Location:
St David's shopping centre, in Cardiff city centre.

Oriental Takeaway

90 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DW
Tel: 029 20388405
Website

Opening Times:
Sun-Tue noon-1am
Wed-Thu noon-2am
Fri-Sat noon-4am

Number of Vegan dishes:
Quite a few combinations possible

Price:
Bases £3.95
Extras 75p-£1.15
Toppings 40p

Comments: Choose between rice, noodles or mixed vegetables for your base. Make sure you ask for no egg. Add what you fancy from shitake or champignon mushrooms, tofu, pineapple, pak choi, bamboo shoots, baby corn, broccoli and/or cashew nuts. The toppings of peanuts, fried garlic, fried onions, sesame seeds mix and fresh coriander are also suitable. Then choose a sauce from the vegan options of Hong Kong (sweet & sour), Tokyo (teriyaki), Hot Asia (hot) or Bali (Oriental peanut). The other sauces are not vegan. They cook it in front of you. There is another branch on Wellfield Road in Roath.

Location:
On St Mary Street, near the corner with Wood Street.

Sushi Restaurant

St David's Shopping Centre
5 Bridge Street
Cardiff
CF10 2EF
Tel: 029 20602174
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11.30am-10pm
Sun noon-9pm
(last orders 30 minutes before closing)

Number of Vegan dishes:
17

Price:
£2-£4 per dish

Comments: The only one of the YO! Sushi restaurant chain that is located in Wales. Their website lists the dishes that are suitable for vegans, which are.
Katsu: Tofu katsu, kabocha katsu.
Gyoza: Yasai gyoza.
Tempura: Yasai tempura.
Miso & Ramen: Miso soup, miso dumpling ramen with rice.
Chahan: Plain rice, yasai chahan rice.
Yakisoba: Plain noodles, yasai yakisoba.
Rolls: Kappa maki.
Sushi: Inari sushi, kaiso sushi.
Otsumami: Edamame, kaiso seaweed, harusame aubergine.
Wagashi: Fruit.

Location:
St Davids shopping centre, in Cardiff city centre

Micro Brewery/Restaurant

27 Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1DD
Tel: 029 20229494
Website

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat noon-midnight
Sun noon-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Starters £3.95+, Pizzas £8.25-£9.75
Sides £2.95, Pasta dishes £9.25+

Comments: The beers brewed at this micro-brewery are suitable for vegans. The pizza bases do not contain animal products, so pizzas can be ordered without cheese. The pasta used is suitable for vegans and most of the vegetarian dishes can be tweaked to be made vegan. Neither the fries or mashed potato are suitable but given a day or two's notice they can make sure there is vegan friendly mashed potato. When ordering inform your server you require vegan food.

Location:
Opposite the entrance to the Millennium Stadium, in Cardiff city centre.