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The Plan Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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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.
US$7 - US$12
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, Welsh
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Were aiming for Spillers Records, but found they were shut (Closed Sunday) Went next door to "The Plan". Busy and light & airy cafe. Great coffee. Toasted things & soup & stuff. Try again on a day when Spillers are open !

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cardiff, apparently has over 400 places to stop and eat around the city center, and I think I must be at around 350 by now. I would'nt normally review a quick stop venue like this, but this has been one of the better of a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Purtonbuckland21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on the 13th February 2019 Hope the review is read by the coffee shop itself! Where to start...First of all the table was sticky and unclean so needed to ask for it to be cleaned, maybe it was a sign of things to come....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GreekIslandHoppers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good flat white made with soya milk. Tried the vegan brownie which was too nutty and had a hard topping of chocolate, not very brownie-like. Efficient staff and a nice location.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ok, first of all, the place is great. the people there are friendly most of the time. with that being said, it took almost 40 mins to serve a breakfast that consists of very soggy salmon buttered toast that not all of it is buttered...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

We wanted to enjoy a nice spot of food and a relaxing drink on a particularly busy shopping day in Cardiff. We came acrss the Plan and having heard good things, decided to give it a whirl. My wife, son and I decided to go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paul_Mark_Thomas
Reviewed 13 December 2018

After getting off the train for a day Christmas shopping in Cardiff, the first priority was coffee. I always head to one of the arcades to find an independent coffee shop. The Plan is a cosy place with a good range of vegan dishes and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 11 December 2018

were looking for somewhere to have lunch and decided to try here the food is good and well priced, with pleasant staff you can't go wrong

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sned3077
Reviewed 9 December 2018

we really like this place as the food is excellent and good value. It can get very busy and we sometimes find getting a table difficult. However the staff always do there best to seat us and although when busy there is sometimes a little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

In a city packed with eateries this cafe is OK but in Cardiff that’s not good enough to put it on my “let’s return” list. Food OK, Staff OK, Prices OK but that’s it.

Date of visit: December 2018
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