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Pontypridd

Vegan Food Stall

Stall 56-Pontypridd Indoor Market
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2ST
Tel: 07496 522497
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Opening Times:
Tue-Fri 9.30am-3.30pm,
Sat 9.30am-4.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
About 4

Price:
Mains £3.50-£5,
Sides £1.50-£2

Comments: Totally vegan food stall in Pontypridd Indoor Market. The cook is amazing and the food is always delicious. The menu ranges from curry boxes, superfood salads, wraps (such as hoisin soya with chilli), burritos, authentic Indian snacks and vegan cakes (for example pistachio, lime & courgette cake or brownie). They also sell a range of herbs & spices, chilli purees, flavoured oils, herbal teas and much more.

Location:
Pontypridd indoor market, in the town centre.

8 Mill Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2SN
Tel: 01443 407853
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm

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Comments: Organic Wholefood and Homebrew is a vegetarian and vegan food shop. They stock quality organic, local and ethically-sourced products from Wales and the world. If they don’t stock it, they can probably order it in for you. They also sell home-brew equipment.

Location:
A few doors down from the Post Office in Ponty town centre.

11A Bridge Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4PE
Tel: 01443 856442
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Opening Times:
Tue-Thu 7pm-4pm,
Fri-Sat 7pm-4pm & 5pm-midnight,
Sun 9am-3pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
2 Breakfasts,
4 Lunch Dishes,
3 Evening Dishes

Price:
Breakfasts £5-£7,
Lunch Dishes £4-£6,
Evening Meals £14.95-£23.95

Comments: There are labelled vegan options available at this café.
Breakfast menu: Vegan breakfast (2/3 veggie sausage, scrambled tofu, beans, 1/2 tomatoes, mushroom, potato cake, toast), oat porridge, agave syrup, chocolate & peanut butter.
Lunch menu: Toastie (caramelised onion, mushroom & almond pesto), panzanella salad (croutons, tomatoes, basil, crispy capers & balsamic), soup of the day with toast, wholefood bowl (cauliflower, roast butterbeans, quinoa, sweet potato, greens & pomegranate).
Evening menu: Starter (butternut, lemon grass & coconut veloute, coriander pistou, toasted bread), Main (celeriac wontons, braised tender stem broccoli, almonds, pomegranate salsa, carrot & orange puree), Dessert (dark chocolate mousse, pistachio granola, raspberries).

Location:
Opposite the top entrance of Ynysangharad Park, across the bridge from the bus station end of the town centre.

Arts Centre Cafe

Muni Arts Centre
Municipal Buildings
Gelliwasted Road
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2DP
Tel: 01443 485934
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9.30am-2.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Mains/Soups/Jacket Potatoes £4-£4.50
Sandwiches/Toasties/Panini £2.75-£3.50,
Side Salad 50p

Comments: The vegan items on the menu are: A homemade hummus board which includes vegetable sticks, olives & a bread roll, vegetable curry & rice (gluten free), vegetable chilli with rice or jacket potato (gluten free), jacket potato & beans (gluten free) and beans on toast. The soups vary weekly and some are vegan such as roasted sweet potato & carrot and roasted red pepper & butternut squash; but do always check they are suitable with a member of staff. Sandwiches/toasties/panini can be made to order with homemade hummus & chutneys. They can provide a vegan side salad. Soya milk is stocked for drinks.

Location:
The Muni Arts Centre, in the town centre.

Hotel/Restaurant/Pub

6-8 Market Chambers
Market Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2ST
Tel: 01443 485331
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Opening Times:
Serving Times:
Mon-Sat noon-2.45pm & 6pm-8.45pm,
Sun noon-2.45pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
Lunch
2 Starters, 3+ Mains
A la Carte
5 Starters, 3+ Mains
1 Dessert

Price:
Lunch
Starters £3.95, Mains £5.95+
A la Carte
Starters £5.50-£6.50,
Mains £8.50-£10.95,
Dessert £4.50

Comments: They can cater for vegans with limited options but they will try to adapt dishes where possible. The suitable dishes on the lunch menu are minestrone soup and tomato & basil bruschetta as starters and penne arrabiata and patatas bravas for mains. They can also make the pizzas cheese-less. Some other pasta dishes can be ordered without cream and made with, for example, tomato sauce instead if requested. Vegan starters on the a la carte menu are antipasti di verdure (without the mozzarella), soup and fritto misto. The risotto con funghi (without truffle cream) and penne arrabiata can be served as starters or mains. There can also prepare the pizzas on this menu without cheese and have sorbet for dessert.

Location:
On Market Street, in the town centre.

Health Food Shop

62 Taff Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4TD
Tel: 01443 409431

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm,
Sun 10am-4pm

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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:
Taff Street is the main street running through Pontypridd town centre.

Baguette Shop

5A Market Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2ST
Tel: 01443 400460
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 7.30am-4pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
About 4

Price:
Contact them to check.

Comments: They stock soft and hard vegan cheeses and vegan ham and rashers for sandwich fillings, served with a side salad of greens and tomatoes. Soya milk is available for teas and coffees.

Location:
In Pontypridd town centre, very close to the market.

Indian Restaurant/Takeaway

75-77 High Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1QN
Tel: 01443 491557
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 5.30pm-11.30pm,
Fri-Sat 5.30pm-midnight

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Takeaway
Mains about £5+,
Sides £2.49

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; there are quite a few curry options that can be suitable such as vegetable dhansak and mixed vegetable rogan josh. Boiled rice is the only vegan rice dish. Local vegans dine and order from here.

Location:
Across the road from the main entrance to Pontypridd railway station.

Indian Takeaway

13 Bridge Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4PE
Tel: 01443 408044
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 5pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Mains £5.45-£6.45,
Sides £2.95

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; they understand the requirements. Most of the vegetable side dishes are suitable, except the mushroom bhaji and saag bhaji but you can ask for a vegan option for these. They can also prepare vegan friendly main dishes, on request.

Location:
Bridge Street is close to Pontypridd bus station, on the edge of the town centre.

Italian Restaurant

9 High Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1QJ
Tel: 01443 404443
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Opening Times:
Tue-Fri noon-2.30pm & 5.30pm-7pm,
Sat noon-6pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
2+

Price:
Mains £8.95+

Comments: They can cater for vegans. The suitable options are pasta with tomato & vegetables and pizza without mozzarella.

Location:
Not far from Pontypridd train station, in the town centre.

JD Wetherspoon Pub

4-9 Broadway/Sardis Road
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1BA
Tel: 01443 486274
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri 8am-1am, Sat 8am-2am

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
8 Breakfast Items, 2 Starters,
6 Mains, 6 Sides,
2 Desserts, 2 Children's meals,
1 Curry Club Main & 3 sides

Price:
Smashed avocado bagel breakfast £2.55
Starters £2.45-£3.90,
Mains £4.55-£8.39,
Sides 50p-£2.80,
Dessert £2.35-£4.20,
Curry Club £7.99 (includes drink), Sides £1.25-£1.50

Comments: They have a specific vegan menu with the following options.
Breakfast: Bagel (with jam instead of cream cheese), smashed avocado bagel (avocado, tomato, onion, coriander), fresh fruit, toast with preserves (without butter), choose from the following breakfast side orders, tomato, mushroom, baked beans, hash brown, toast (without butter).
Starters: Small nachos (no cheese or sour cream), tomato soup with bloomer bread (without butter).
Mains: Jacket potato with salad & baked beans or Five-bean chilli (includes drink), sweet potato, chickpea & spinach curry (served with pilau rice, plain naan bread, poppadums), Five-bean chilli (rice, tortilla chips), quinoa salad (quinoa, rice, avocado, adzuki beans, grilled red & yellow pepper, red cabbage, chia seeds, kale, dressing), smashed avocado bagel with chips or salad (includes drink), teriyaki noodles (choi sum, carrot, red pepper, edamame beans, soy sauce, ginger, chilli, garlic, black & white sesame seeds, crispy onion).
Sides: Bowl of chips, quinoa side salad, side salad, peas, avocado, two char-grilled mini corns-on-the-cob.
Desserts: British Bramley apple crumble (without ice cream or custard), fresh fruit.
Children’s menu: Five-bean chill with Mexican rice, jacket potato with no-added-sugar baked beans.
Curry Club sides (only on Thursday): Onion bhajis, vegetable samosas, Bombay potatoes.
Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
Close to Pontypridd railway station.

Noodle Bar/Takeaway

35a Taff Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4TR
Tel: 01443 406662
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Boxes about £5+,
Lunch time collection deal £3.90

Comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan and especially that want your food cooked without egg. It is one of those places where you order a base, such as noodles and add extra ingredients and a sauce; the meal comes served in a box. The rice and udon noodle bases are suitable if cooked without egg. Ask the staff what sauces are vegan and there are plenty of suitable additions including tofu, vegetables and nuts. There are also some vegan friendly side dishes.

Location:
At the top end of Taff Street, near the bus station.