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The Plan Cafe

28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
+44 29 2039 8764
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“baguette” (20 reviews)
“vegan salad” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really amazing coffee and vegan millionaires shortbread following our lovely leek and potato soup. A perfect find for hungry people with not much time to spare, we highly recommend this delightful cafe with polite, courteous staff. Thank you, wish you were nearer!!

Thank Annynanna
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came across this cafe by chance whilst trying to find somewhere open to have breakfast. What a find!!!! The coffee was excellent and my husband said his eggs royale was the best he had ever had. I had 2 poached eggs...More

Thank KazzaHead
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nicest Eggs Benedicts I've ever had, plus delicious coffees and cakes. It's in a lovely location in one of the many Victorian covered arcades that Cardiff boasts.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best coffee in Cardiff, Trevor and his team know their stuff. But lunch great and fantastic cakes, vegans catered for as well.

Thank S-e-Wales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best mocha and pecan & banana cake ever. Lovely decor and a nice atmosphere. Nice touch with the trivial persuit cards on the table too.

Thank cassy77
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Trevor does a wonderful job of maintaining standards at the plan. I can only drink decaffeinated coffee due to a caffeine allergy which means I usually get weak, tasteless coffee. The Plan is the exception. The coffee has a deep roasted flavour with a good...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

First timer at the Plan cafe a lovely little cafe in the historic Morgan Arcade a fantastic venue to watch the world go by. Toasties were a fab snack to get me refuelled for the second round of Sunday shopping & strolling. P.S. To pass...More

Thank nicholasjdavid
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I went twice for breakfast and once for a breakfast. They can veganize almost everything. I got beans on toast with no butter the first time and the porridge the second. Ask them vegan food and they'll help you. Try their tiffin cause it's gorgeous!...More

Thank Agnese P
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this little quaint artisan coffee shop & what a find this was. The coffee was delicious, we ordered a few cakes from the beautiful homemade selection & everyone of them was extremely delicious. Their chocolate fudge brownie was out of this world....More

Thank Valleygirl3
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were staying in a nearby hotel and stumbled across this gem because we were too mean/fussy to pay the hotel prices. Portions were generous with good quality sausages etc. Yoghurt and fruit was lovely and kippers cooked to a turn although the mustard sauce...More

Thank Glinys W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2039 8764
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One of The Independent's top 50 coffee bars in Britain; fantastic fair trade coffee; organic, vegan, veggie, and gluten-free menu items; excellent breakfasts and lunch.