Cafes/Restaurants/Places to eat

 

AMERICAN-STYLE

grangeyellow1The Waiting Room at Tramshed, corner of Pendyris Street/Clare Road. Currently open on event nights – bar and Pieminster pies. 5pm-10pm (winter), open for dinner – burgers, hot dogs, plus American-style sliders/sandwich menus – hot and cold, plus range of sweets and ice cream. Range of beers, wine and cocktails. Can also order food/drink to be taken to cinema upstairs. @WaitingRoomCF. Part of multi-purpose 1000-capacity venue, best known for live music. Excellent acoustics, atmosphere and a friendly welcome. Includes Waiting Room cafe-bar and boutique cinema. Gives Grangetown a cultural heart. Neuadd aml-bwrpas gyda lle i 1,000 o bobl, sy’n prysur fagu enw da am gerddoriaeth fyw mewn awyrgylch braf, croesawgar gyda sain acwstig gwych. Caffi-bar The Waiting Room a sinema fach 

CHINESE

New World 136 Paget St, nr Bromsgrove St, 029 20 665898. Chinese/Thai takeaway. Mon-Sat 12pm-2pm, Sun-Thurs 5pm-11.30pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-12am. Free local deliveries over £10.

Oriental Kitchen 55 Corporation Rd, 029 2037 7684.

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Victory Penarth Rd; Daily 6pm-12 midnight, Mon-Sat lunchtime 12-2pm; Take-away.

Yang’s 189-189a Penarth Rd/Paget Street, 029 20 666188. E-mail. Tues-Sun 6pm-10pm, Closed Monday. Licensed restaurant – now under new management. Contemporary feel inside. Take-away service also available.

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CARIBBEAN

The Windrush 146 Penarth Rd, 029 2072 6727  Open Mon-Sat: 8am-12am; Sun: 10am-11.45pm. New Caribbean restaurant – open for breakfasts, lunches and dinner. Reasonably-priced, lovely jerk chicken, lamb chops, Ackee fish meals and curries. Specials board. Take-away service.

AFRICAN

Le Mandela’s 156 Penarth Road, (07530 821260/07465 207585) Nigerian, Camerounian, South African and East African restaurant/bar, open Tues-Sat, 12pm until late and Sunday 2pm until late.

INDIAN

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grangeyellow1Lahore Kebabish, 160 Penarth Road, 029 20 221 354. 12pm-3pm, 5pm-11pm (Sundays 4pm-11pm). Curry, kebabs, fish and chips and burgers take-away. Well established, popular. authentic and great value curries and  kebabs with room to sit in or you can take away. Vegetarian options, meal deals and drinks including Lassi. Orders taken online and by phone. Cyri cartref a cebabs am bris gwych, i’w bwyta tu mewn neu tu allan. Hefyd, bwyd llysieuol, cynigion arbennig a diodydd gan gynnwys Lassi. Gallwn gymryd archebion ar-lein neu dros y ffôn.

Millennium Fish Bar and Balti Take-Away 59 Cornwall St, 029 20 227073 Mon-Sat 11am-2pm, 4pm-11.30pm; Sun 5pm-11pm. Lunchtime meal deals, Halal. Free delivery over £10.

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grangeyellow1Vegetarian Food Studio 109 Penarth Road, 029 20 238222 Tues-Sunday, 10am-10pm. Excellent award-winning Vegetarian restaurant run by head chef Neil Patel, sweetmart, take-away. There’s a superb choice of southern Indian and traditional dishes, as well as appetisers and side dishes. Vegetarians come from miles around.  ‘VFS’ as it’s locally known is praised for its great value for money and home cooked food. Popular dishes include: Somosas, Gujarati Thali, Chilli Paneer and Ringan Oro (aubergine). A must visit in Cardiff and you can even bring your own alcohol! READ FEATURE ARTICLE HERE.  Ers 15 mlynedd, mae’r bwyty teuluol hwn wedi ennill sawl gwobr am eu bwyd Indiaidd figan a llysieuol, ac mae pobl yn dal i heidio yno. Gwerth gwych am arian a bwyd cartref neilltuol o dda. Y prydau mwyaf poblogaidd yw Somosas, Thali Gujarati, Panîr Tsili a Ringan Oro (aubergine). Dylai pawb ymweld â’r VFS unwaith yn eu bywyd – a chewch ddod â’ch alcohol eich hunan hefyd!
Ziggy’s Bar 177 Clare Road, (029) 20 227 209 Tandoori restaurant, take-away and licensed bar. Open Mon-Fri 2pm-11pm, Sat-Sun, 12pm-11.30pm.

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VEGAN

Wild Thing,104 Clare Road (on the corner of Stafford Road), Grangetown,  CF11 6RT is open from 8am-5pm (Wednesday to Saturday) and 9am-4pm (Sundays), closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Follow Instagram @wildthingcardiff; Twitter @wildthingcdf; Facebook @wildthingcardiff Already proving a popular hit since opening in March 2019 for everything from breakfast and brunches to lunches – with plant-based food and lush desserts. READ FEATURE ARTICLE HERE

ITALIAN
Merola’s 181 Clare Rd, 029 2039 8803. Popular and much-loved Italian, good pizzas, with 30 years of being a Grangetown institution. Booking advised, Mon-Sat, 7pm-11pm.
Pizza Best, 2b Paget Street, 029 20 23 0800. Also open lunchtime. New pizza take-away close to Tesco/Penarth Road. Also limited burgers and chicken. Free delivery.
Pizza Hut Cardiff Bay Retail Park, off Ferry Road.

The Square Pizza Co, 181 Penarth Road, CF11 6JW, 029 20 223344. Open 12pm-11pm, Sun 4pm-11pm. Square-shaped pizzas to take-away/delivery, various bases. Three veggie options along with create your own. Halal.
Frankie and Benny’s Dunleavey Drive, Grangetown (up from Asda, Cardiff Bay Retail Park), CF11 0SN; 029 20 877840

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CAFÉS:

(CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT) Black and White Café, 1 North Clive Street/corner of Penarth Road. 029 20 344408. Long-established cafe. Full breakfasts from £4, lunches and puddings. 

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grangeyellow1Upstairs at Polski Sklep MIS Shop and Deli, 172-174 Clare Road, 029 20 345720. Lovely coffee shop above the Polish supermarket and deli – great value coffee and superb range of cakes, gateaux and cheesecake. Mae croeso cynnes i bawb yn y busnes deli teuluol hwn. Cyfle i flasu cigoedd, caws, pysgod a chacennau Gwlad Pwyl neu ymlacio yn ein caffi a gwylio’r byd yn mynd heibio.

Bab Al-Yemen 132 Clare Road Yemeni restaurant/cafe – Mediterranean, Arabic, Halal food.

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Inma and Tony – café and take-away lunches, as well as a deli

grangeyellow1Inma’s Continental Stores and Cafe 152 Penarth Road, Mon – Fri 8.30- 5pm
Sat- 9am-4.30pm. Long-established deli and café, locally famous for its garlic chicken baguettes and more besides. Inma’s specialise in freshly prepared, home cooked Mediterranean food & salads, jacket potatoes, baguettes, wraps and paninis all made up to order with a wide variety of fillings. Mae Inma’s yn arbenigo mewn bwyd ffres, cartref o ardal Môr y Canoldir, yn ogystal â thatws pôb, baguettes, wrapiau a phanini o bob math. Mae eu cyw iâr garlleg yn enwog ledled Caerdydd a thu hwnt!

Lufkin Coffee House, 183-185 Clare Road, CF11 6QD – OPENING IN LATE MAY.  New base for Pontcanna coffee indie, bringing its 10kg roaster, which churns out freshly roasted coffee each week before being packaged in 250g bags. Also a coffee bar, ceramics store and hot-desking workspace on the site of the old NatWest Bank.

 

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Pasha Sandwich Bar 146 Clare Rd Sandwiches and baguettes, filled to the brim, made to order, with jacket potaoes etc to eat in or take away. Open 10am-5pm.

Pasha’s Cafe 136 Clare Rd Recently-opened for fried breakfasts for £4.50-6, with a good range on the menu ranging from burgers to steaks; also milkshakes, sandwiches/toasties to eat in or take away. Open 8am-6pm, Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm Sunday.

Grangetown Hub Café, Havelock Place. Coffees, teas and sandwiches and a range of cakes.
Holmesdale Fish Bar, 66 Holmesdale Street. Open 12pm-2pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm, Mon-Sat. Also do a range of curries, pies and burgers.

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Aaron at Ice Cream Passion

grangeyellow1Ice Cream Passion This business is now under new ownership and has moved to 15 West Bute Street, Butetown, Cardiff CF10 5EP Tel: 029 2048 4343

142 Clare Road, 029 20 397 682. Open Mon-Fri 10am-2pm (coffee and breakfasts); Mon, Wed-Thurs 1pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 2pm-12am; Sun 2pm-11pm. Sat/Sun 10am-2pm for coffee/breakfasts. Ice cream and halal sweet parlour – Welsh cream ice cream (delicious and rich this), range of sundaes and desserts (huge wedges of cakes too), as well as Royal sweets and halal sweets and cakes, smoothies, drinks and snacks – sandwiches, baguettes, pies and pasties. They also now do home delivery to the Cardiff area. Ice Cream Passion yw’r parlwr hufen iâ a phwdinau artisan gorau yng Nghymru! Mae gennym rywbeth i blesio pawb – ysgytlaeth, waffl, neu hufen iâ o bob math. Prynwch yn y siop neu archebwch ac fe wnawn ni ddelifro i’ch cartref. 

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FISH & CHIPS/KEBABS/OTHER:

Auntie Mon’s 43 Corporation Road, 20 667798. 12pm-8pm, Tues-Sat. Caribbean food and sandwich take-away, plus jacket potatoes/burgers, fish/rice on Fridays.

Chicken Shack, 38 Corporation Road, CF11 7AU, 029 20 344355. Open Mon-Thurs 12pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 12pm-12am; Sun 4pm-11pm. Peri Peri and fried chicken, wraps and burgers.

Beano’s 118 Clare Rd, 029 20 343 474 Pizza, kebabs, burgers and fried chicken, open seven days, 12pm-12 midnight (from 5.30pm Sunday). Home delivery available.

grangeyellow1Clark’s Pies 23 Bromsgrove Street, 20 227586, Mon- Fri: 7:30am-4pm Sat: 8am-2pm. A Grangetown institution since 1909. The famous Clark’s distinctive crust and meat and gravy filling is popular across the city – ask for a “Clarksie” by name. Also good range of bread, cakes, sandwiches. As well as local chippies you can buy direct from the shop, open 10am-1.30pm, Mon-Sat. Mae Clark’s Pies yn un o sefydliadau hynaf Grangetown. Mary Clark wnaeth greu’r pasteiod cig blasus dros 100 mlynedd yn ôl, ac mae’r siop fach hanesyddol yn dal yn gweini “Clarkies” cynnes sawrus i’w cwsmeriaid.

Grange Fish Bar 105 Corporation Rd Popular fish and chips plus Indian take-away. Open Mon-Sat, 11.30am-2pm; 4.30pm-10.30pm.

Khyber Kebab and Mitai, 21 Corporation Rd, CF11 7AN, 20 66 4983

Fish ‘N Things 162 Clare Road, 20 225 599 Fish, chicken, pizza and kebab take-away. Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm; Also open Sunday 5pm-11pm.

grangeyellow1City Shawarma, 55 Corporation Road, 029 21 322320, Open 11am-8pm, Mon-Sun. This is a new place which does terrific lamb and chicken shawarma wraps in naan, as well as chickpea soup. Fresh salad. Made to order. Some seating too if you want to eat in. Grangetown’ s newest secret, lamb or rotisserie chicken, freshly prepared, lovingly rolled up in sumptuous naan with crisp salad and special sauce at amazing prices. Be warned – this is not a kebab! Cyfrinach ddiweddaraf Grangetown! Cig oen neu gyw iâr rôtisserie wedi’u rholio mewn bara naan bendigedig gyda salad ffres a saws arbennig am brisiau anhygoel. Cofiwch, nid cebab cyffredin mohono! 

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Flame Grill House on Clare Road

Flame Grill House, 179 Clare Road, 029 20 190 38. Open 1pm-12am. Kebabs, fish and chips, burgers, pizza. Recommended are the excellent lamb and chicken kouzis, or kuftas – great stuff from the grill. Some veggie options too, including starters.

grangeyellow1Lahore Kebabish, 160 Penarth Road, 029 20 221 354. 12pm-3pm, 5pm-11pm (Sundays 4pm-11pm). Curry, kebabs, fish and chips and burgers take-away. Well established, popular. authentic and great value curries and  kebabs with room to sit in or you can take away. Vegetarian options, meal deals and drinks including Lassi. Orders taken online and by phone. Cyri cartref a cebabs am bris gwych, i’w bwyta tu mewn neu tu allan. Hefyd, bwyd llysieuol, cynigion arbennig a diodydd gan gynnwys Lassi. Gallwn gymryd archebion ar-lein neu dros y ffôn.

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The MA Fish bar – popular plaice

MA Fish Bar Cornwall St. Open lunchtimes and until about 11pm, closed Sunday. Popular and friendly chippy – they also do good curries, though it’s the fish and chips and Clark’s Pies people go for. Always freshly cooking batches so worth the wait if you have to. They now take cards too.

Millennium Fish Bar and Balti Take-Away 59 Cornwall St, 029 20 227073 Mon-Sat 11am-2pm, 4pm-11.30pm; Sun 5pm-11pm. Lunchtime meal deals, Halal. Free delivery over £10.

Legends Snooker Club, Bar/Restaurant, 158-160 Clare Road, 029 20 667 013. Members bar, weekend food.
Super Pizza and Grill 3 Corporation Road, 029 20 399991. Open 2pm-late, delivery from 4pm; pizza, kebabs, burgers and chicken.

 

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