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Pontypridd

Vegan Food Stall

Stall 56-Pontypridd Indoor Market
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2ST
Tel: 07496 522497
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Opening Times:
Tue-Fri 9.30am-3.30pm,
Sat 9.30am-4.30pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
About 4

Price:
Mains £3.50-£5,
Sides £1.50-£2

Our comments: Totally vegan food stall in Pontypridd Indoor Market. The cook is amazing and the food is always delicious. The menu ranges from curry boxes, superfood salads, wraps, authentic Indian snacks and vegan cakes. They also sell a range of herbs & spices, chilli purees, flavoured oils, herbal teas and much more.

Location:
Pontypridd indoor market, in the town centre.

Updated: 04/05/2017
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Arts Centre Cafe

Muni Arts Centre
Municipal Buildings
Gelliwasted Road
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2DP
Tel: 01443 485934
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Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-6pm,
Sat 9am-4pm

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Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Mains/Soups/Jacket Potatoes £4-£4.50
Sandwiches/Toasties/Panini £2.75-£3.50,
Side Salad 50p

Our comments: The vegan items on the menu are: A homemade hummus board which includes vegetable sticks, olives & a bread roll, vegetable curry & rice (gluten free), vegetable chilli with rice or jacket potato (gluten free), jacket potato & beans (gluten free) and beans on toast. The soups vary weekly and some are vegan such as roasted sweet potato & carrot and roasted red pepper & butternut squash; but do always check they are suitable with a member of staff. Sandwiches/toasties/panini can be made to order with homemade hummus & chutneys. They can provide a vegan side salad. Soya milk is stocked for drinks.

Location:
The Muni Arts Centre, in the town centre.

Updated: 18/06/2017
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Hotel/Restaurant/Bar

6-8 Market Chambers
Market Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2ST
Tel: 01443 485331
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Opening Times:
Serving Times:
Mon-Sat noon-2.45pm & 6pm-8.45pm,
Sun noon-2.45pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
3+ Starters, 3+ Mains

Price:
Starters £2.75-£3.95+
Mains £6.95-£7.95+

Our comments: Vegans should inform the staff of their diet. The following dishes are vegan or can be adapted to be suitable.
Starters: Schiacciatella, tomato & basil bruschetta, portabella mushroom (without cheese).
Mains: Pizza (without cheese), penne giardino, penne arrabiata.
If vegans want something more specific, the restaurant can ask the chefs if they would be able to do it.

Location:
On Market Street, in the town centre.

Updated: 21/03/2015
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Pub/Restaurant

Ynysyngharad Road
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4DA
Tel: 01443 409234
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Opening Times:
Bar Serving Times:
Mon-Thu noon-8.30pm,
Fri-Sat noon-7pm,
Sun noon-3.30pm
Restaurant Serving Times:
Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Fri 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Sat noon-3pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm,
Sun noon-3.30pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
1+

Price:
Bar menu
Burger £6.50, Hand-cut chips £2.50
Evening menu
Starters £3.20+, Mains about £12.50

Our comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan. The spiced pinto bean & lentil burger on the bar menu is suitable, if asked for without coleslaw, as are the hand-cut chips. There is usually something that can be adapted to vegan on the restaurant menu and diners can give prior notice to ensure suitable options, such as a delicious warm salad with vegetables grown in their garden. The portion size of the salad is enormous.

Location:
Ynysyngharad Road is behind the Brown Lennox Retail Park, in Pontypridd.

Updated: 17/02/2016
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Health Food Shop

62 Taff Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4TD
Tel: 01443 409431

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm,
Sun 10am-4pm

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
up to 9 takeaway options.

Price:
£1.29-£1.59

Our comments: Branches of the Holland & Barrett health food shop chain stock some or the entire labelled vegan Veg.out range in their fridges. The full list of vegan options is: Cornish style vegetable lattice slice, Italiano vegetable lattice slice, jerky Jamaican vegetable lattice slice, jumbo sos roll, no chorizo & mixed bean lattice slice, no duck & hoisin style sauce lattice slice, porkless pie, steakless bake lattice slice and supreme sos roll.

Location:
Taff Street is the main street running through Pontypridd town centre.

Updated: 22/04/2017
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8 Mill Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 2SN
Tel: 01443 407853/07582 285805
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Our comments: One half of the shop is whole and health foods, the other home brew stuff. No fridge or freezer.

Location:
A few doors down from the Post Office in Ponty town centre.

Updated: 22/11/2015
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Indian Restaurant/Takeaway

75-77 High Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1QN
Tel: 01443 491557
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 5pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
5+

Price:
Mains £5.25+,
Sides £2.45

Our comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan; there are quite a few curry options that can be suitable such as vegetable dhansak and mixed vegetable rogan josh. Boiled rice is the only vegan rice dish. Local vegans dine and order from here.

Location:
Across the road from the main entrance to Pontypridd railway station.

Updated: 11/12/2016
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Indian Takeaway

13 Bridge Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4PE
Tel: 01443 408044
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sun 5pm-11pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
10+

Price:
Mains £4.95+
Sides £2.95+

Our comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan, they understand veganism very well. They can also cater for gluten free diets. Saffron is used regularly by local vegans, who highly recommend it.

Location:
Bridge Street is close to Pontypridd bus station, on the edge of the town centre.

Updated: 21/03/2015
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Italian Restaurant

9 High Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1QJ
Tel: 01443 404443
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Opening Times:
Tue-Fri noon-2.30pm & 5.30pm-10pm
Sat noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Mains £7.95-£8.95

Our comments: Vegans should inform the staff of their dietary requirements. They can provide suitable pasta dishes including a good one with roasted vegetables, pizza without cheese and they will do a risotto without dairy products if asked. Local vegans use this restaurant.

Location:
Not far from Pontypridd train station, in the town centre.

Updated: 21/03/2015
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JD Wetherspoon Pub

4-9 Broadway/Sardis Road
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1BA
Tel: 01443 486274
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Opening Times:
Sun-Thu 8am-midnight,
Fri 8am-1am, Sat 8am-2am

Labelled Vegan Labelled Vegan

Number of Vegan dishes:
7 Breakfast Items, 2 Starters & Sharers,
8 Mains, 3 Sides,
2 Desserts, 1 Children's Meal,
1 Curry Club Main & 3 Sides

Price:
Smashed avocado bagel breakfast £2.55
Starters & Sharers £3.75-£8.34,
Mains £4.29-£8.29,
Sides £1.35-£2.80,
Dessert £4.10,
Curry Club £7.65 (includes drink), Sides £1.25-£1.50

Our comments: They have a specific vegan menu with the following options.
Breakfast: Fresh fruit, bagel (with jam instead of cream cheese), smashed avocado bagel (avocado, tomato, onion, coriander), toast (without butter), choose from the following breakfast side orders, tomato, mushroom, baked beans, hash brown.
Starters & Sharers: Small or large nachos (no cheese or sour cream).
Mains: Jacket potato with side salad & baked beans or Five-bean chilli ( ask for the balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, includes drink), sweet potato, chickpea & spinach curry (served with pilau rice, naan bread, poppadums), Five-bean chilli (rice, tortilla chips), quinoa salad (quinoa, rice, avocado, adzuki beans, grilled red & yellow pepper, red cabbage, chia seeds, kale, balsamic vinaigrette instead of salad dressing) superfood pasta (giant fusilli spirals, nut-free rocket & kale pesto, peppers, cherry tomatoes, butternut squash, soya beans, broccoli, sugar snap peas, red onion, sun-dried tomatoes), smashed avocado bagel with chips or salad (with balsamic vinaigrette instead of salad dressing), naked burrito (salad leaves, Mexican-style rice, pico de gallo, guacamole, salsa, chilli peppers).
Sides: Bowl of chips, side salad (ask for the balsamic vinaigrette), avocado.
Desserts: Fresh fruit, British Bramley apple crumble (without ice cream or custard).
Children’s menu: Five-bean chill.
Curry Club sides (only on Thursday): Large onion bhajis, vegetable samosas, Bombay potatoes.
Soya milk is available for filter coffees and teas.

Location:
Close to Pontypridd railway station.

Updated: 07/05/2017
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Noodle Bar/Takeaway

35a Taff Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 4TR
Tel: 01443 406662
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Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11am-11pm,
Sun noon-10pm

Number of Vegan dishes:
4+

Price:
Boxes about £5+,
Lunch time collection deal £3.90

Our comments: Inform the staff that you are vegan and especially that want your food cooked without egg. It is one of those places where you order a base, such as noodles and add extra ingredients and a sauce; the meal comes served in a box. The rice and udon noodle bases are suitable if cooked without egg. Ask the staff what sauces are vegan and there are plenty of suitable additions including tofu, vegetables and nuts. There are also some vegan friendly side dishes.

Location:
At the top end of Taff Street, near the bus station.

Updated: 25/06/2017
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