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All 958 Cardiff Restaurants

Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

4 duke street arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales (City Centre)
02920666914
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Ranked #31 of 958 Restaurants in Cardiff
Price range: $5 - $11
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Eclectic, British
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Chichester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

An independent eatery and coffee house, located in Duke Street Arcade right opposite the Castle, Garlands is a perfect venue for coffee and cake or indeed, lunch. Excellent food is prepared on the premises whilst the decor offers a chic Parisienne feel to it. Service with a smile makes this a definite "must" when visiting this wonderful city.

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derbyshire
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104 reviews 104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went for a breakfast and loved it! Good service and great food. Not the cheapest, but well worth it!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had a lovely breakfast with egg & salmon bagel and a cappuccino. The salmon was cooked and not smoked which I rather liked. The decoration was really nice and cosy and the staff can't be nicer. Overall it seemed like a great place to eat but the bill seemed a bit pricey as the food was £6.95 and the... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

a very small cafe with limited seating, but excellent service and an appealing menu. The menu has traditional cafe favourites such as fry up and jacket spuds to Welsh favourites such as faggots and peas. Food well cooked and presented - tasted good too! Please note though CASH only.

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London
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Have now taken to going to Garlands after a shaky start a few years ago-they do lovely cowl (welsh stew)and the service is good by the young staff my only niggle is that it looks like it needs a bit of sprucing up-and particularly the loo!! Other than that a nice place to stop and refuel.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely experience at Garlands - the veggie breakfast was very filling with delicious lava bread pancake. My husband had the full English and was impressed. Staff are very attentive and helpful. Great location so close to the castle and perfectly placed in a lovely arcade - you really feel you are getting a unique experience of Cardiff.... More 

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england
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

garlands is small and cosy - lovely for getting warm in the winter. i had cowl, with granary bread topped with melted cheese. it was excpetional - lovely lamb. my mum had a BLT which looked lovely. decnet portion, with authentic home-cooked chips, salad and coleslaw. there were nice little touches like fresh corriander on top. everything is homemade and... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The interior of this cafe was so cute, we went here for brunch by recommendation from a local. After all, locals know best. The service was the best part of it. The barista went above and beyond to serve us and I think he makes the gorgeous cakes as well. The food was delish and my mocha was the best... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great little coffee house in the city centre with a varied menu and nice relaxed atmosphere. Great coffee, food and service, and you could tell the ingredients were of good quality and not just "out of a packet" like many other cafe's I've been to (I had the full breakfast which was delicious and certainly didn’t leave you wanting more).... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice looking café, painted walls to look plastered. Packed Saturday lunchtime, very warm inside but only 2 tables free. £7.50 seemed a lot for a sandwich until I saw the size! 3 slabs of bread with chicken and bacon, a side salad with slaw and nachos. Lamb cawl was a little thin but very tasty with delicious soft meat and... More 

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Additional Information about Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

Address: 4 duke street arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales
Phone Number: 02920666914
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 11
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner, Eclectic, British

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