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Food For Thought

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13 Pendre, Cardigan SA43 1JL, Wales
+44 1239 621863
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Dropped in on a busy Saturday but found a table straight away. Ordered 2 paninis and a portion of chips which, it turned out, was to much for two of us to eat. Lovely food, nice coffee and calm atmosphere. Great value for money (£15 for 2 paninis, coffee, tea and chips) and would definitely go again

Thank Antony T
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55 reviews
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Food was good, especially the delicious desserts, though we had to walk back into another area to view the choices; service was OK, though additional requests for water glasses were not dealt with pleasantly or quickly. Seating was rather cramped and it is not a cafe to comfortably linger over your meal, though as a quick lunch venue it is... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Cannot recommend this highly enough! Best white bait my husband has ever had and my risotto balls were lovely. All is freshly cooked and sat selection, will definitely return!

Thank Cazfisher12
Swansea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a 1 year old and they were very accommodating. It was very busy at lunch time but the turnaround from ordering to eating was only 15-20 minutes. Very enjoyable for a one-off stop.

Thank Buddhistcamel
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Came here for some lunch a couple of weeks ago. Busy place but didn't seem over crowded or too packed. Had a nice atmosphere and feel about the place and the staff were friendly and polite. My boyfriend and I both really enjoyed our food which was well presented and arrived in good time. There were plenty of food options... More 

Thank Fauve H
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have used this cafe on many occasion whilst in Cardigan, the staff are very friendly, good choice of food at reasonable prices, lovely coffee best in Cardigan in my opinion, the meal of the day always worth a look.

Thank skipper65191282
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

By far the most popular and busiest cafe in Cardigan although a table is normally available. Amazing menu and specials board with something different. Good service and price to suit all pockets.

Thank Stu1902
Sir Benfro, Wales
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Fantastic menu of homemade food. So many recommendations -the cawl, the pancakes, the paninis, the toasties oh and the coffee........ and CAKE!!!! Lovely ambiance despite the place being very busy at times the staff and proprietors don't squeeze people in and never rush their customers even if there s a queue. and despite the buzz you can chill out and... More 

Thank niamair
Cardigan, null, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Food quite good, coffee rank but why are they not more polite ? I'm not expecting sycophantic staff hovering around asking how your meal was five times but I'm sure that if the boss were to smile, the staff would too and if they did then I would be coming every week like I used to ten years ago. I... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Only stopped for a coffee, milkshake and some fries and found it very expensive. Milkshake was tiny and not very flavoured. Only a handful of chips considering the price. Food and coffee tasted average. Won't be going there again.

Thank VickyD67210

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Pendre, Cardigan SA43 1JL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Cardigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1239 621863
We serve breakfasts , lunches and have a daily specials board , we have an extensive choice for gluten free including homemade cakes
We serve speciality teas and coffees .

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