Café culture

We like our cafés, and here is a list (under construction) of our favourites. They are listed alphabetically by town or village name. If there are any SE Wales cafés you’d like to recommend, let us know at

Bedwas_Rock Cafe

Bedwas near Caerphilly, CF83 8EA. The Rock / Y Graig. ST171885. Tel. 029 2088 1101. Teas, cakes and light lunches. Closed Sundays.


Caerleon near Newport. Ffwrrwm Arts and Crafts CentreNP18 1AG. SO341904. Tel. 01633 430 777. Great atmosphere. Teas and meals.


I Want To Ride My Bike.

Photos to follow and more detail to follow!   A new cafe on our doorstep, on Park Place in the Centre of Cardiff.  Bike repairs, TV screens showing cycling and of course cake!

Dyffryn Gardens Tea Room


Dyffryn Gardens. Dyffryn Gardens Tea Room, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6SU. ST095724. Tel. 029 2059 3328. Superb National Trust tea room.


Llantristant near Talbot Green. Butchers Arms Gallery and Coffee Shop, CF72 8DA. ST047836. Tel. 01443 229 285. Cosy with great cakes.


Llantwit_Cornerhouse Tearooms

Llantwit Major. Cornerhouse Tearooms, Commercial Street,  CF61 1RB. SS967687. Tel. 01446 679 129. Teas, cakes and light lunches.


Newport Wetlands Cafe 2

Newport. Newport Wetlands Café, Uskmouth near Newport, NP18 2BZ. ST334834. Tel. 01633 636363. The café has great panoramic views of the wetlands reserve.


Ogmore. Ogmore Farm Tea Rooms, CF32 0QP. SS882768. Tel. 01656 652 932. Perfect for the farm cream tea experience.


Trehafod near Porth. Rhondda Heritage Park, CF37 2NP. ST039912. Tel. 01443 682 036. Bikes can be taken through to the back of the main building. Café on first floor.


Usk_Number Forty Nine

Usk. Number Forty-Nine, 49 Bridge Street, NP15 1BQ. SQ375007. Tel. 01291 671 151. Independent coffee house, tearoom and interiors shop. Teas, cakes and light meals.