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The Plan Cafe

28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
+44 29 2039 8764
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've walked by here a few times and it always looks good but on the weekend decided to go in for brunch and really enjoyed our visit. The setting for this cafe is stunning and is in the heart of Cardiff's beautiful arcades. It's a...More

Thank foodguru010390
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m sorry, would it kill you to smile or give a ‘thank you?’ Great coffee but that’s about it. I almost felt like I was putting them out, and God forbid I ever ask them to put a sugar in it for me. If you...More

Thank Coke1977
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very fresh and tasty lunch of Greek salad, made from crisp salad leaves, tomatoes, cucumber, olives and lots of feta cheese drizzled with a homemade French dressing and served with a fresh baguette and butter. The cold brew coffee was excellent. The staff were very...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the beef chilli and rice with sour cream and my wife had vegan salad lovely food fair prices too

Thank redskel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks very attractive but does not deliver to the standard you would expect from its appearance. My breakfast tomatoes came with a hair (human I presume) and both of my friends had poached eggs which were over cooked. We were given one free...More

Thank RosemaryE
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Great venue great coffee great food great service - great location on Cardiff’s arcades - great for breakfast and lunch

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I think the plan gets a little too much heat for all the wrong reasons. At it's peak it is wonderfully cosy and pleasant place to sit within the heart of Cardiff, something with a big of attitude and history attached to it, as well...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a treat. Lovely food and great coffee. Good vegan option for brunch, which was delicious. Really nice venue in a great location.

Thank MurphyMoore
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited intending to have food. Ended up just having a drink because we didn’t feel like being ripped off after reading the menu. Extremely expensive for what it is. Over £8 for a jacket potato is ridiculous. Had a small latte which was £2.70. Nice,...More

1  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Went there for breakfast Hadn't been for number years The quality of bread used for toast is cheap supermarket toast , which considering price charged is total rip off Would not recommend this cafe

1  Thank jacy60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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.
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