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Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

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$$ - $$$
City Centre
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4 Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales
+44 29 2066 6914
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It can be hard to find great "full English (Welsh)" breakfast when you're vegetarian but Garlands really knocked it out of the park! Great little vibe, really helpful staff and tasty home-made vegetarian (Glamorgan) sausages - as the title suggests it truly was a great was to start our day and get us exploring our first day in Wales.

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Thank Hirst D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Changed hands since I've last been in and the food is good but the quality isn't quite what it used to be. The freshly cut doorstep bread and Welsh butter has been replaced with generic sliced and pre packed butter patty and the bacon tasted like your average supermarket streaky. That said it's still a cut above your average café... More 

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Thank Kevin_Dodds
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner were going into town for the rugby on a very busy Saturday morning....I was unsure if we needed to book and table so facebooked them to check. They got back to us straight away and were very accommodating. When we arrived a little late due to traffic they had kept our table and were very attentive... More 

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Thank Mel-ody M
Pembroke
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for breakfast. Ordered 2 breakfasts and coffee. On arriving it was busy, ordered the food and got served by a miserable young girl, half brown half blonde hair. The coffee and food was excellent but took 45 minutes for food to be served to us. The large group of people who Arrived along time after us got there... More 

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Thank emz91_12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This cafe is a prefect place to get a delicious breakfast, coffee or snack right in the centre of Cardiff! It is located right next to the castle and makes for a perfect start to a day of tourism around the city. Really good service, nice modern menu and great hot drinks. Also has a really nice relaxed atmosphere. Highly... More 

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Thank Anna S
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic choice of breakfast and lunch in a lovely environment. You know the place is good when you want everyone else's dishes coming out of the kitchen. Not too pricey either. Will most definitely be returning.

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Thank porltravel
Mandaluyong, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast is probably my favorite meal in a day, and while we were in Cardiff, I wanted to find a nice cafe that offers sumptuous breakfast. Garlands just gave me that satisfaction or maybe even more! The food was amazing! The ambience totally added to the entire experience. Definitely a go to place for all breakfast lovers visiting the area.

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Thank Bless A
Plymouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited for breakfast with the missis recently and went for the Shirley Bassey breakfast after a recommendation from a family member. The cafe itself is very small with only around 10 tables but the staff were all very polite. There was a long wait for the breakfast to arrive but it was worth the wait! Extremely large with everything you'd... More 

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Thank papapump444
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We were in Cardiff and we had read about this place and it sounded amazing so we walked around Cardiff trying to find it when we did i couldn't wait to try the pancakes n bacon what I got was shop bought pancakes the scrambled egg was tasteless and the coffee was bitter we are gluten intolerant so it's hard... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in town after dropping my daughter at Uni. We went for breakfast before setting off home. Lovely little cafe in one of the arcades with pictures of famous Welsh people adorning the walls. Excellent breakfast with lots of choice including Welshbread, lavabreads etc. Good coffee too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $11
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Welsh, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2066 6914

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?