Veganism has unarguably gained popularity over the past few years. Many people are being made aware of the animal welfare and exploitation concerns raised by activists. However, other people are being attracted to the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet. Whether you’re looking to participate in Veganuary, or just want to remove meat and dairy from your diet, we have the perfect guide of the top 7 vegan restaurants in Cardiff!
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114 Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3RU
02920 497 703
Anna Loka first blessed Albany Road back in July 2015 with owner Adam, a Hare Krishna monk, opening the doors. Adam’s passion for spreading the veganism message translates directly into the delicious food.
Solely vegan, the enticing plant-based menu offers a range of fantastic dishes that will please any lover of food, regardless of eating habits. Popular amongst the Cardiff foodies, this café and kombucha bar will definitely leave you feeling fully satisfied!
Cabin 7A, Kings Road Yard, 183A Kinds Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, CF11 9DF
02920 225 270
Although not a restaurant, The Lazy Leek is a delightful ‘shack’ that can be found in the vibrant Kings Road Yard in Pontcanna. Specialising in 100% vegan street food that uses locally and ethically sourced produce, this family-run business has been offering wholesome plant-based foods since 2009.
Partial to a gourmet burger accompanied with triple cooked chunky chips? Then this perfect place for you! Perfectly situated amongst other independent businesses, you’ll find other great food and drink ventures. If you’re lucky, you can even find the Lazy Leek team at a local festival or event near you.
47-49 Castle Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1BW
07943 166 906
A relative new-comer to the Cardiff vegan scene, the Greazy Vegan is a cruelty-free junk food joint and takeaway located in the beautiful Castle Arcade. Previously found only in pop-up form, they opened their brick and mortar shop in August 2018.
Get your fast food fix without any of the guilt! Menu items include ‘chicken’ wings, The Big Moc and The Vopper. Head over to the Greazy Vegan or order over an app to get the perfect junk food fix that is 100% plant-based.
Unit 20, Capitol Centre, Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2HQ
02920 390 391
Atma is an Ahimsa vegetarian and vegan café for people who are looking for a holistic food and lifestyle experience. No matter your age, you can enjoy wholesome food, yoga classes and even musical meditation sessions in one single location!
The mission statement at Atma is to satisfy the bodies, minds and souls of the Cardiff population, making sure everyone is able to live a healthy and happy life. The word Atma originates from Sanskrit meaning the self, or soul, the eternal spark of energy and consciousness that can be found in every living entity. With sacred food being the forefront of their venture, a visit here will leave you feeling enriched and fulfilled.
213 City Road, Cardiff, CF24 3JD
02920 473 150
Opening in 2006, MILGI is the backbone of the vegan community in Cardiff. Converting to an all vegetarian and vegan menu in 2010, they have been pushing the standards of plant-based diets for many years!
As well as their renowned restaurant and bar, you will also find members of the MILGI team at Cardiff Central Market. The modern market kitchen is great if you're looking for natural plant-based fast food to take away.
115-117 Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF11 6JU
02920 238 222
The Vegetarian Food Studio, as the name suggests, is an all vegetarian and vegan restaurant that can be found in Grangetown. A family run business, this award winning eatery has been serving dishes for over 15 years!
The Vegetarian Food Studio has also made a name of itself through their event catering service throughout the UK including weddings, various parties and religious occasions that cover 50 to 2000 guests. Enjoy high quality vegan Indian food in Cardiff from this award winning establishment!
16 MacKintosh Place, Cardiff, CF24 4RQ
Blanche Bakery is another relatively new addition to the vegan venues in Cardiff. Located in Roath, Blanche offers jaw-droppingly beautiful dairy-free baked goods and beverages that are guaranteed to please everyone! From doughnuts to iced lattes, your sweet tooth will be dragging you right into this wonderful vegan café.
Open Thursday to Sunday, Blanche will be your new local café for group gatherings or quick chat ups with your friends. Make sure you get in quick – or reserve through their Facebook page! These delicious vegan bakes disappear quickly.