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Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

4 duke street arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales (City Centre)
02920666914
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Ranked #27 of 880 restaurants in Cardiff
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Eclectic, British
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
Neighborhood: City Centre
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  • English first
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English first
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

As a former student from abroad, I can honestly state that I havent found a proper replacement for Garlands since coming back to the Netherlands.I spend many lunch breaks and lazy afternoons here, enjoying the pancakes with scrambled egg and bacon, and the french toast with homemade fruit compote maybe a tad too much! The perfect spot, a little gem... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went for breakfast with my family before my graduation. I had the very American-style bacon and maple syrup pancakes, which were absolutely amazing. The pancakes were light and really fluffy, and came with just the right amount of everything (as well as some scrambled eggs on the side). All the pancakes on the menu are also automatically gluten free, which... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Excellent breakfast, eggs Blackstone / Benedict Best ever, quality bacon, eggs and tomato! Misses had salmon and scrambled eggs again class. Great flat white. And refills an filter coffee.... Job done!

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Wycombe
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I'm not going to pretend I go to lots of cafés and review them fervently, but Garlands' really was exceptional in both service and quality. The staff are always lovely and the owner clearly puts his heart and soul into the place. Also my waitress, a stunning young lady with candy floss pink hair, was exceptionally attentive and friendly. Would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I went into Garlands for breakfast with my friend... I had the pancakes, bacon and maple syrup... It is by far the best breakfast I have ever eaten!!! The scrambled eggs were unbelievable! !! The pancakes are to die for. If you are in Cardiff you must eat here!!!!

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Cwmbran
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Called in whilst waiting for a meeting, wanted good coffee and a solid breakfast. A wide ranging breakfast menu offered something for everyone from a full Meaty or Veggie breakfast through pancakes, breakfast rolls and porridge. I went for the full meaty, Pork and Leek sausage, two grilled Back rashers, two free range eggs, tomatoes, field mushrooms, rosemary potatoes and... More

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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Fancied trying somewhere different for brunch with my husband today so after looking at some reviews we plumped for this little coffee shop tucked away in Duke's arcade. Must say I was looking forward to the bacon, scrambled egg and maple syrup american pancakes but it was very average. There was way too much surplus water on the scrambled egg... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have had breakfast and lunch at Garlands many many times and everytime the food is delicious. No matter with who I visit Garlands, everyone is completely satisfied as it is perfect for meat lovers, or vegeterians and let's not forget the gluten free options. Oh! And the cakes. I can't get enough of them. Anyone who visits Garlands should... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My roomate and I are used to go there on some Sundays for a breakfast before / after. I fall in love with the pancakes... I even wrote on article about it to guide my friends when they are arround on where to eat in Cardiff as it's one of my favorite. http://trickortrip.com/garlands-food-break-cardiff/ You also can have cakes to take... More

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Cardiff
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Having never heard of Garlands before, I had no expectations. Although I am not vegetarian, I had the vegetarian breakfast which had Glamorgan sausage, eggs, beans, toast and lava bread. All parts were absolutely delicious and while being substantial, was not greasy or stodgy. We sat outside the actual cafe in the arcade and it was lovely and cool but... More

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