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Garlands Eatery and Coffee House

4 Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales
+44 29 2066 6914
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (54 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Welsh, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AZ, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to try the vegetarian breakfast with Glamorgan sausage. I am all with simple food, that is why we came here, but the egg was over cooked, and the potatoes and mushrooms were burnt. The lavarbread pancake was really good but that is about...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited midday had the ‘Shirley Bassey’ breakfast. Food was lovely and hot served reasonably fast. Waiter was lovely. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Was put off by the snobby customers who were ‘just so happy that they serve gluten free pancakes’ 🙃 Definitely visiting again for...More

Thank Callum T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place...come every year when we visit my home town. Simple food, friendly staff.....this weekend on a very cold morning we popped into the arcade and took a seat outside as we had the dog. The cafe doesn’t have a dog policy. However, after...More

Thank Nealeson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Garlands! Is our go to place to have breakfast if we want to treat our selfs! The service is very chill yet attending! And there are cute blankets on the seats to snuggle up when having a hot chocolate on a cold winter brunch! Or...More

Thank samthing2say
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited Garlands numerous times over the years and each time the experience was excellent. On this occasion however nothing could be further from the truth. On arrival (early in the day) the waitress was sat at table drinking a cuppa whilst around her...More

Thank Adrian E
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I came last Saturday for a Coffee and with the thought of something to eat. It was a very busy day in Cardiff as Wales were playing rugby at the close by Principality stadium against the All Blacks and I was lucky enough to have...More

Thank SurfersideB
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

OK, it was busy at lunchtime; but still, a 40 minute wait for a plate of food? When the plate of food was 50% chips, 30% peas and 20% deep fried all-batter mostly fish-free goujons, so not exactly taxing? No apologies for the wait during...More

Thank dj_dxb
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We walked in on a busy Sunday afternoon for a bite to eat. We were disappointed by the lack of enthusiasm from the staff and their lack of attention to the customer. We were given menu's and asked what we would like to drink, I...More

1  Thank actingninja
Reviewed 9 October 2017

WARNING VEGANS AND VEGGIES!! I used to love Garlands, and the old owner put his heart and soul into making it a great place. My sister and I went today and were really disappointed with the food! My sister ordered a sandwich, which they brought...More

1  Thank josephinewilde
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went with the family last week - most of the food was fine and the amaretto hot chocolate I had was very nice. However, as I like pork, pulled pork, barbecue flavours and pancakes I tried the Tennessee pulled pork pancakes with maple syrup. I...More

2  Thank Dafman72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 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
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  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2066 6914
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