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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Buffet, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love Kemis, definitely one of the best places to eat in Cardiff. Always friendly, food is always stunning. The flavours are amazing, the salads are out of this world and the cakes are delicious. Visit if you can, i would eat there every...day if I could!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 12 November 2021 via mobile

I went in for the seasonal salad I’d seen so much on social media. A small hidden away spot with the most amazing fresh cakes, salads, wraps. Amazing options for vegans and gluten free eaters. The staff were so kind and made general conversation with...everyone. Such a beautiful place and it felt like home!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 25 October 2021 via mobile

Still one of my favourite places in Cardiff to eat! Baked goods are always super tasty and beautiful to look at, not to mention so much choice! Great coffee and lovely staff.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 25 September 2021 via mobile

My partner and I decided to visit Kemis after being told by a family member that it was great. We stood in the doorway for around 10 minutes and were blatantly ignored until we had to approach them ourselves and ask if there was any...availability. We were turned away due to a lack of tables. We took it lightly and thought we’d visit a second time the week after. The experience was almost exactly the same. Not approached and ignored. When we were finally spoken to, the member of staff approached us with a very unfriendly tone and just said ‘ we’re full’. No smile, no hello, nothing. As someone who works in hospitality it is terrible to see a cafe barely greeting customers or making effort to get them seated, makes everyone feel very unwelcome. For this reason, I always go somewhere else as I feel out of place. Very strange and unwelcome atmosphere. Shame, as the reviews for the food seem great, the front of house staff let this place down massively.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 9 September 2021

If you fancy something healthy and satisfying this is your go to. Such good quality and lovely service, I couldn't recommend it more. Also I say healthy but that is only because I get the salad box when I go. They serve bacon sandwiches, quiches,...and all sorts. Definitely worth checking out.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 21 August 2021

Great service, cheerful staff, nice food for lunch, what more could I ask for . The cake was really good. Very good coffee

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 28 May 2021

My first lunch out with my daughter after months of waiting and I wasn't disappointed. We were soon settled in by our server, who brought us water straightaway. He gave us time to decide what we'd like to eat and, after ordering, my dish quickly...arrived. I chose the mezze platter. From the initial forkful to the last I was delighted. The bowl was packed with flavours, sometimes sweet, sometimes sharp, sometimes spicy along with an array of textures and colours. I was truly satisfied. No room for anything more so I'll just have to return one afternoon for tea and cake. The atmosphere was unhurried yet the staff were attentive.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 23 May 2021

Delicious cakes today - best chocolate fudge cake I’ve ever had (usually find them quite artificial-tasting) - rich and fudge-y. Peanut cake was amazing, not too sweet, crunchy and very more-ish. And my personal favourite, key lime cheesecake. Delicious. Great, friendly service and more than...happy to buy local and help out a lovely family business.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 December 2020

My wife and I have visited Kemi's many times and it was great to be back for lunch. I was impressed by the changes made to cope with the pandemic. Lunch was delicious, service was friendly, fast and efficient. The staff were first class and...could not have helped more - and all with a very positive attitude. Kemi's was full the whole time we were there, but all customers were served promptly, due to the hard work of the staff. We also picked up several items to enjoy later at home over the next several days. We will - of course - be back!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020

Lovely cafe with artwork by local artists on the walls and a very friendly atmosphere. I had coffee and the falafel wrap. The coffee was great and the falafel wrap was delicious with some sweet potato and pickle onion bits that added a lovely zing!...The serving sizes were good (because I'm greedy 😂) and it came with a side salad. I really recommend this place for lunch; I'll definitely be coming back!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Kemi's Pontcanna is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5