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Cafe Castan

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Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in a couple of times for a drink. Always find the staff friendly and helpful, always busy. Great location. Food always looks tempting and well presented. Take away trade is constant... a good advert ! Will be back.

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Thank Den51_12
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

All the dog walkers in Llandaff fields call in here. Had the Castans breakfast roll. Excellent value for £3.50. Includes sausage, bacon, black pud, egg , mushrooms in baguette

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Thank windsurfer9
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Missed my breakfast and more importantly my coffee. Had to find somewhere on my way to work. What a setting, beautiful. Staff where very friendly smiley and chatty. My order was taken and 5 minutes later eating a fantastic chicken and bacon baguette with an americano. Only wish i started this side of cardiff more often.

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Thank dhldhl
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Meal, atmosphere, service - all pretty poor and a genuinely unfriendly place. Rests on the laurels of it's location proudly serving some of the worst coffee in town.

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Thank Smithy870
Caerdydd, null, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This great little cafe. Has inside and outside seating. Good range of hot food, ice creams, cakes. etc. Price is pretty good too. I had the burger and me and my daughter both enjoyed it. Regular ice cream eaters here to. Good for pet owners as they have water bowls and treats for dogs. Good quick service.

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Thank Chris G
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My niece and nephew were visiting us for the weekend and we decided to stop here for lunch in between the planned activities. The staff were very friendly and it didn't take very long for the pizzas to be brought out. They were absolutely delicious and we sat in the back seating area. Such a great little place and perfect... More 

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Thank Sjabena
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great food but staff seem more interested in each other than the customer so long wait for just a tuna roll!

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Never disappointed by Cafe Castan. I recommend their ham and cheese baguette. So lovely! Always comes with a side salad, coleslaw and balsamic vinegar when I've gone there to take away. Couldn't hold off taking a pic before i dug in to half the bagettue lol. Please excuse the mess, but I dug in straight away!

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Thank Rachel T
Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I'm glad I found this oasis in Pontcanna.. Quality food and service every time I've stopped here. Well worth a detour from the Taff trail.

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Thank Craiglais
Cardiff
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

A cafe in one the poshest parts of Cardiff on the edge of a huge park should be great, but it's let down by the indifferent attitude of the staff sadly. Long waits for the food (which was ok but nothing special) and when I asked if it was on its way a person in the kitchen (who I assume... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
Description
We are proud to confirm that we have been awarded level 5 (highest level) Hygiene Certificate, our thanks to the staff for their effort in attaining this high level of hygiene.Geoff & Chris

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