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The Plan Cafe

28-29 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF, Wales
+44 29 2039 8764
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“eggs benedict” (21 reviews)
“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 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a friend and ordered the jacket potato with veg chilli toppings. I asked for the vegan option that they have. The order came with coleslaw. I asked to check if it was dairy free but nope, a mistake. Fair enough, I said it’s...More

Thank Paulo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast this morning and to say I was disappointed is an understatement. My wife had plain and simple toast which came out 10mns before my poached eggs on toast, not a great start. When my poached eggs turned up one of them...More

Thank joellis3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped here for breakfast after reading reviews on Yelp. Pleasant surroundings, good menu selection and efficient service, although the food was a little expensive but I would highly recommend and will definitely return again.

Thank MustTriharder66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this coffee shop many many times and each time found it excellent . Today however it was an extremely busy time ( approx ) 11.30. I found the female member of staff quite rude and pedantic and flat white (almost half a...More

Thank vivalasvegas44
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A regular haunt of ours, it does nice food and cakes. Love the ‘courgette and lime’ cake. Coffee is good and the surroundings have the charm of a previous time. The workers are always pleasant and happy to chat when it’s not busy. It’s rarely...More

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Had coffee and toast here. Well actually i had hot choc with all the trimmings..delicious but at £4.50 you would expect so. Toast tasty but sliced bread. Great for a treat but bit expensive to use regularly

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 29 October 2017

At £26 for 3 its not that cheap. the eggs Benedict were ok, passable average. we ordered 2 toasty's but the were really poor, Cheap sliced bread and the ham / beef was also the cheap sliced type, at that price point you really do...More

Thank Elys J
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Upstairs seating is great and has an old school vibe ; good loose leaf Darjeeling tea and banana cake. Would visit again if in the area.

Thank pragya g
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with a friend to get a lunch before taking the coach back to London. I had the asparagus and salmon quiche with potatoes. Delicious and sufficient to keep me going, nice friendly atmosphere.

Thank NVNew
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Beautiful restaurant in the centre of Morgan Arcade with really good food for brunch/ lunch. Beautiful little cafe!

Thank 65clarissa
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
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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