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Our Coffee Shop Is In The Centre Of Cardiff, And Runs Like A Normal Coffee Shop Selling Epic Coffee And Scrummy Food And Cake, But The Profits From Bigmoose Coffee Co. Are Used To Help Homeless And Other Disadvantaged People Get Back Into Work And Society. We Have No Microwave, And Source Our Food As Ethically As Possible, As Well As Brewing Our Own Bigmoose Pale Ale, Which Tastes Lush, As Do Our World Famous Espresso Martinis. We Also Do Events And Parties, So Come And Have A Look At Our Space, We've Been Told It's Rather Unique, And Finally We Have Recently Won 'loo Of The Year' Which We Are Very Proud Of, So Come And Check Us Out For A Great Independent Coffee Experience.
PRICE RANGE
£2 - £8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Welsh
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking for a decent place that serves GF -daughter is coeliac. Well Bigmoose you did not let us down.We had gf French toast with berries yogurt and syrup which I’m informed was absolutely delicious (think daughter was going to lick plate clean !) I had...poached eggs(lovely and dippy) on avocado toast with side of mushrooms…oh my word delicious.All washed down with creamy thick lattes.Everything about this homely welcoming cafe gets a 10/10,staff friendly,helpful and very welcoming.Oh and mustn’t forget to say about the toilet facilities…. What a surprise that makes you smile but you’re going to have to visit Bigmoose to see it ! Thank you Rachel ,I’m sure your friend Moose would be very proud of this establishment.If we’re down your way again will definitely be back for another visit.xxx B & Ellie ( mum and daughter)More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve held our end of year celebration at big moose for 2 years running! The private venue hire is the perfect thing for small events!!!!! We had around 30 people (uni students at that) for an awards ceremony and meal with big moose and couldn’t...recommend them highly enough. The staff were amazing in helping organise the event, we had drinks vouchers for everyone upon arrival and a tapas style buffet of a variety of veggie, vegan and meat options. Lots of our guests loved the fact that we had the space all to ourselves and we were very looked after by the big moose team. As a charity cafe, we also felt that the money we paid for the event was going to a much better cause than if we had gone to a bigger hotel or restaurant. Thank you to Rachel, Katie and the team for a brilliant night! Cardiff Uni KickboxingMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for amazing review! we are so glad you and the kickboxing crew had a wonderful evening, we sure did! hope to see you again! thanks for supporting bigmoose :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the concept of big moose and like to support them and their goals. However it’s not a nice/comfortable place to sit in and the portions of a lot of things they offer are tiny in comparison to their competitors- but for the same...price.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the feedback, we are always looking to improve here at bigmoose, so we can continue to grow and keep supporting people. please feel free to dm us on socials or email laura@bigmoose.co to expand on how we can ensure the space is comfortable...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and friendly service. Will definitely visit again. It’s definitely worth following their sign from the shopping street.

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for the 5* review & supporting bigmoose! hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food service and vibe were great. Would definitely go there again and recommend. I arrived right as they open in a Saturday.

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for the great review & for supporting bigmoose! hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fabulous cafe , hidden up a side street by Primark, has the best vibe in town. Funky cheerful staff and divine food that caters for all. Try it ! Xx

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for the great review! good vibes and good times at bigmoose, thanks for supporting us :) hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 May 2024 via mobile

Best bacon and egg sandwich I’ve ever eaten. Orange and coffee equally excellent. Staff friendly and attentive - and it’s a cool charity doing work with people struggling their mental health. Amazing!

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks so much for the lovely review & supporting bigmoose! hope to see you again soon for another sarnie!

Reviewed 5 May 2024 via mobile

Went here for a late breakfast while spending the weekend in Cardiff. The non-profit making cafe is ethnically run and employs & trains people who have suffered homelessness & mental health issues. Nevertheless it is a brilliant little cafe by any standards. The coffee and...food was outstanding and the staff were exceptionally courteous & helpful. A great cafe in its own right with the added benefit of its outstanding work for a good cause.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you so much for the wonderful review and for supporting bigmoose! we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 1 May 2024

Rachel from Big Moose recently made the most amazing cake for our wedding. We had a two tier cake with a salted caramel layer and a Victoria sponge layer with semi naked buttercream. Our guests were raving about the cake all evening and there wasn’t...a single piece left over the next morning which just goes to show how delicious it was! The communication and planning was excellent and as always everyone at Big Moose was so lovely throughout. I would absolutely recommend Big Moose for any celebration cake!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

we are so glad that you and your guests enjoyed the cake on your special day! Rachel sure is whizz with a whisk! thank you for the lovely review and supporting bigmoose. :)

Reviewed 20 April 2024 via mobile

Very welcoming,,excellent service and delicious food. A real gem and a heartwarming back story. All in all - just fab - highly recommend a visit here

Date of visit: April 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thank you so much for the lovely review and the recommendation! thanks for supporting bigmoose, hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 12 April 2024 via mobile

Absolutely gem of a cafe in central Cardiff. The staff were attentive and friendly. Ordered omelette with mushroom, spinach and tomatoes and an eggs Benedict, both dishes thoroughly enjoyed piping hot and very tasty - there are specials to order from or a small but...great looking menu - we will return. (Loved the neon sign ‘Leaving the world better than we found it’ a definite 12 out of 10👍)More

Date of visit: April 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thank you so much for the lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your brunch with us! thanks for supporting bigmoose and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 5 April 2024 via mobile

This is honestly my go to coffee place! Though admittedly not for coffee. They swayed me with their French toast, the syrupy goodness loaded with fresh fruit, best I’ve had! Also have to mention the adorable hot chocolates they do, the little moose stencil they...do with the chocolate powder is a wonderful touch!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thanks for the lovely review! we think our moose is a big cutie too! thanks for supporting bigmoose and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 5 April 2024 via mobile

Visited today for the first time with my 9 year old son. Friendly staff seated us and gave us time to look at the menus before taking our order. I had a bagel with bacon and cream cheese and a latte. Both were excellent and...reasonably priced. Toilet is accessible on same floor and there are no steps at the cafe. There are some tables outside and I saw a dog outside being given a water bowl by staff. Spent about £11 on my lunch compared to about £8 in the nearby wetherspoons but the quality was so much better and the cafe is supporting a good cause.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thank you so much for the lovely review and for supporting an independent not for profit :) we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2024 via mobile

We came here to get breakfast. I am celiac and there were gluten free options. The aim of this place is beautiful because they give jobs to people in need and the money earned is given to those in need as well. Check their website...for all the details. The atmosphere is warm, welcoming and familiar; people who tended to us were very polite and friendly. I ate a french gluten free toast (very yummy) and I had a non alcoholic cocktail (gf as well). I absolutely recommend this place and if I ever come to Cardiff again, I'd happily take another breakfast.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thank you so much for the lovely review! we are glad your enjoyed our gluten free options :) hope to see you on your next visit to Cardiff!

Reviewed 23 March 2024

What a fantastic cafe! Tucked away from all the hassle and bustle, this busy cafe has wonderful staff, yummy food with a focus on social action. Your tummy is full and your heart is too 💓

Date of visit: March 2024
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bigmoose coffee, Other at Bigmoose Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2024

thanks so much for the lovely review & supporting bigmoose! we hope to see you again soon :)

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Yes, Bigmoose Coffee Company offers takeaway services.

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Bigmoose Coffee Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5