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Whitchurch

Vegan Cafe

40 Merthyr Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 1DH
Tel: 029 20626424
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm,
Sat 9am-6pm,
Sun 10am-3pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Breakfast options, 2 Lunch options,
6 Sandwiches/Toasties, 3 Jacket Potatoes,
5 Salads, 2 Children's dishes,
About 5 Cakes

Price:
Breakfast options £1.50-£3.95,
Lunch options £4.50-£5.95,
Salads £7.95,
Children's dishes £3.50-£3.95,
Cakes about £3.50

Comments: Completely vegan café that serves organic, palm oil free food. The menu includes porridge, toasts, cakes, soup, a cold pasta dish, sandwiches/toasties (with vegan cheese & seitan BLT options), jacket potatoes, salads and children’s dishes. Ve Wild Café is highly recommended.

Location:
Adjoining The Co-operative Food shop in Whitchurch village.

Updated: 18/11/2018
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Lounge Cafe Bar

49 Merthyr Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 1DB
Tel: 029 20692616
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 9am-11pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4 Brunches (+8 extras),
1 Soup, 3 Tapas,
3 Sandwiches & Wraps,
5 Mains (+9 burger toppings),
6 Sides, 2 Cakes

Price:
Brunch £2.35-£7.50 (extras £1-£1.95),
Soup £4.50, Tapas £3.95 each or 3 for £10.50,
Sandwiches & Wraps £7.50-£7.95,
Mains £7.50-£8.95 (burger toppings 60p-£1.95),
Sides £1.50-£3.50, Cakes £2.25-£3.25

Comments: There is a vegan menu with brunch, tapas, sandwich & wrap, main, side and cake dishes. There are vegan bacon options; butty, BLT, part of the cooked breakfast and as a burger topping. The mains are two salads, two bowls and a pulled jackfruit burger including vegan cheese and mayo. One of the cakes is dark chocolate & orange torte. Almond, oat and soya milks are stocked for coffees etc. Vegan alcoholic drinks, including wine are available, ask a staff member. It is dog friendly.

Location:
Opposite the Co-op, and close to the Post Office, in Whitchurch village.

Updated: 25/10/2018
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Coffee Shop/Gift Shop

12 Park Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 7BQ
Tel: 029 20650564
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
£4.95-£5.95 per dish

Comments: There are always a few really delicious vegan things to choose from; might need to hold the occasional feta cheese but they seem glad to accommodate. The menu consists of hot food like cassoulets, salads, panini, sandwiches and soup, the mains rotate every few weeks. Vegan visitors have been impressed with the food.

Location:
In the small group of shops around Whitchurch library.

Updated: 07/02/2016
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Deli/Cafe

3 Penlline Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 2AA
Tel: 029 20610956
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8.30am-5pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+

Price:
£1.50-£6

Comments: The staff here are vegan friendly and well informed. The hummus is vegan and can be served on a baked potato or sweet potato, white or brown baguette, in a sandwich or on a salad. The homemade soup of the day is generally a vegetable soup that would be suitable for vegans, check with the server. Examples include leek & potato and sweet potato, coconut & chilli. For a main they can offer a large bowl of salad, full of variety and colour, with scrumptious bread. Soya milk is available for hot drinks and alcoholic beverages are served. If you pop in unannounced there will be vegan options available but, if possible, it would be wise to call in or phone in advance.

Location:
Opposite St Mary's Church, at the crossroads in Whitchurch village.

Updated: 17/04/2017
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Bakery Shop

31 Merthyr Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 1DB
Tel: 029 20625781
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 8am-4.30pm,
Sun 9am-3pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3

Price:
Sausage Rolls £1.35 or 2 for £2,
Bread Pudding/Flapjack £1.45

Comments: There are three labelled vegan takeaway options: Veggie sausage roll, bread pudding and fruit & nut flapjack.

Location:
Whitchurch Village.

Updated: 08/11/2018
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Italian Restaurant

73B Merthyr Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 1DD
Tel: 029 20613110
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Opening Times:
Mon 6pm-9.45pm,
Tue-Fri noon-1.45pm & 6pm-9.45pm,
Sat noon-1.45pm & 6pm-9.15pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
About 8

Price:
Starters £3.50-£6,
Pizza £7-£10,
Pasta dishes £8.50-£9.60

Comments: Inform them you are vegan; the staff are very helpful and will know what you mean. The pizza bases are vegan, so you can have pizza without cheese or pasta dishes such as spaghetti aglio olio con funghi. This just contains pasta, olive oil, garlic and mushrooms. The garlic bread is vegan and the soups usually are, they are made with vegetable stock. The tomato, onion & olives bruschetta can also be suitable. At lunchtimes and early evenings there is a special offer of any pizza or pasta dish for £5.95. The offer is available Tuesday to Saturday noon-1.30pm and Monday to Thursday 6pm-7.30pm. All dishes are available to take away at a slightly lower price.

Location:
Next to the Malsters pub, at the bottom end of Whitchurch village.

Updated: 08/02/2016
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Hungry Horse Pub

Merthyr Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 1JE
Tel: 029 20616866
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Opening Times:
Food Served
Mon-Tue 11am-9pm,
Wed-Fri 11am-10pm,
Sat 10am-10pm,
Sun 10am-9pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

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

Price:
Starter £2.29,
Mains £5.79-£6.89,
Sides £2.49-£2.99,
Dessert £3.99

Comments: The labelled vegan menu items are a roasted tomato soup starter, mains of chickpea & sweet potato curry, fish-free fillets & chips and falafel burger, baked jacket and dressed side salad sides and a pudding of Bakewell tart with vegan vanilla ice cream.

Location:
On Whitchurch Common.

Updated: 16/09/2018
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Carvery Restaurant

21 Tyn-y-Parc Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 6BH
Tel: 029 20692554
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Opening Times:
Vegan Options Served
Mon-Sat 11.30am-10pm,
Sun 11am-10pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
3 Mains, 1 Pudding

Price:
Mains £7.99 (£10.99 on Sunday),
Pudding £4.29

Comments: Carvery chain restaurant with three labelled vegan mains: Grilled aubergine stack (topped with a vegan white sauce), roast mushroom & ale pie and root vegetable roast. The allergen information section on their website lists the suitable options on the vegetable deck; roast potatoes, sage & onion stuffing and roast veg & onion gravy are vegan. There is also a vegan dessert: Belgian chocolate & raspberry fondant with coconut sorbet.

Location:
On Tyn-Y-Parc Road, just off the junction with Manor Way.

Updated: 16/11/2018
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CONSIDER
Bombay Mix - Indian Takeaway
7 Penlline Road, CF14 2AA

Some of the vegetarian dishes are suitable for vegans. Explain carefully to the staff your requirements and stress that you want your dishes prepared with vegetable oil, rather than butter ghee.

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Updated: 26/08/2015
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Cariad Kitchen - Coffee Shop
Rear of 17-19 Penlline Road, CF14 2AA
Tel: 029 20614656
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A vegan friendly panini is available and they stock soya milk for drinks. It is a family friendly café so expect babies and toddlers to be around.

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Updated: 26/02/2018
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Coffee#1 - Coffee Shop
22 Merthyr Road, CF14 1DH
Tel: 029 20618296
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There are a couple of labelled savoury and a cake option available. They change seasonally. At the time of research they were BBQ jackfruit bap, Mediterranean vegetable tart and apple cinnamon bake. The soups are also vegan. Soya and coconut milk are stocked for drinks.

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Updated: 09/11/2018
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Lolfa Thai Lounge - Thai Restaurant/Takeaway
73B Merthyr Road, CF14 1DD
Tel: 029 20611222
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Inform the staff that you are vegan; there are some dishes that can be suitable. Tao hoo tord (crispy bean curd served with plum sauce & ground peanuts) is the best starter option as the spring rolls contain oyster sauce and the sweet corn cakes contain egg. They can also serve some suitable mains such as tao hoo pad krapraw (bean curd stir-fried with fresh chillies, garlic & basil leaves).

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Updated: 10/05/2017
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The Plough - Pub
1 Merthyr Road, CF14 1DA
Tel: 029 20623017
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There are labelled vegan dishes on the menu; mains of grilled pear & roasted walnut salad (also available as a starter) and roasted butternut squash & cranberry tagine and a dessert of coconut sorbet with blackberries.

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Updated: 17/11/2018
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India Gate - Indian Restaurant/Takeaway
17 Penlline Road

Informed our researcher they do not cater for vegans. For example the vegetable biryani contains Carnation milk.

Updated: 19/05/2013
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