Best Breakfast in Cardiff
Start the day right with a good hearty breakfast…but where should you go?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you are disappointed with your breakfast of choice you almost feel as though you need to re-do the day right? Well avoid them mistakes whilst you’re in Cardiff and have a read through our best breakfast in Cardiff guide. We have found all the best restaurants and cafes in the city centre that will be perfect for you to enjoy.
1. Stag Coffee
Stag Coffee surprisingly, provides a lot more than just coffee. They have burgers, sweet treats, comfort foods all made with amazing, local and organic ingredients. Which is why so many people love heading here for some food. And that’s definitely the case for breakfast, no matter what you’re after and what dietary requirements you have there will be something delicious waiting for you on the Stag Coffee menu. And if you love what they have for breakfast why not try out what they have for the other meals of the day!
87 Crwys Rd | Website
2.Bill's Cardiff City Centre
This chain restaurant is loved by everyone and anyone and no matter where you are, as soon as you see Bill’s, there is nothing else you want for breakfast. Cardiff’s city centre Bill’s is no different from the rest. Except it’s inside a late 1800s Wyndham Arcade that is also a Grade II listed building. Of course though, Bills have put their unique colour and flare into the building to make it what it is today. Bill's is also on our best breakfast in Liverpool.
27-39 Wyndham Arcade | Website
3. Café 37
Sometimes for breakfast you just want something quick, cheap and cheerful right? Well that’s what Café 37 is for. There are so many amazing breakfast options available you are spoilt for choice. From all day breakfasts to build your own, scrambled egg on toast to a pancake stack. They even do a hangover cure breakfast that consists of 4 rashers of bacon, 4 sausages, 4 hash browns, 3 eggs, 2 black puddings, baked beans, tomatoes, mushrooms, fried bread, 2 pieces of toast and a pancake with maple syrup. All of that will only set you back £13!
37 Salisbury Rd | Website
4. Garlands Coffee
If you are feeling like shopping in one of the many arcades in The Castle Quarter, then head over to Duke Street Arcade. Inside you will find Garlands Coffee, inside you will find photographs from Cardiff’s history along with hand painted murals. This café has been open for over 30 years and serves breakfast seven days a week. They pride themselves in locally sourced ingredients and a personal service you won’t find anywhere else.
4 Duke Street Arcade | Website
If you are in the Pontcanna area of Cardiff, make sure you try out Brava Café. This café by day, bistro by night venue is an amazing place to head for a delicious breakfast. Whether you’re after an eggs benedict, American pancakes or even a fully loaded breakfast. And if you are there for brunch you could enjoy corned beef hash, a burrito or even a fish finger sandwich! Some evenings through the week they also do stone baked pizzas. See all our things to do in Cardiff once you've enjoyed your breakfast.
71 Pontcanna St | Website
If you are a vegetarian or vegan or even just someone who is fancying eating something fresh and healthy, Crumbs Kitchen will be the place for you. They specialise in healthy, homemade dishes that are for breakfast and lunch. And they make sure that everyone knows that vegetarian and vegan food doesn’t have to be boring. So head here if you want different hash browns, eggs, porridge oats, cereals and more!
33 Morgan Arcade | Website
7. Little Man Coffee Company
If you are after a decent cup of coffee and some café meals and pastries, then you’ll probably love heading over to The Little Man Coffee Company. This laid-back café atmosphere is a great place for you to head and enjoy a breakfast. Head away from all the hustle and bustle of the city centre and enjoy the relaxing vibe that The Little Man Coffee Company provides. They offer a range of different breakfast and brunch foods too so everyone will love it here.
Ivor House Bridge St | Website
8.The Early Bird
Just at the edge of the city’s student area you will find The Early Bird. A great little café that can provide you with a great breakfast and brunch Cardiff menu. Whether you’re after a classic big breakfast or you want something a little bit different. There is plenty on offer to suit a huge variety of people. They even do different types of French toast! Along with amazing hot drinks.
38 Woodville Rd | Website
Hogwurst is an independent coffee house that also specialises in different gourmet hotdogs. They are located right in the city centre which makes it a great base to start your day in the city. Their menu is extremely different from the rest, it’s not your usual eggs on toast and some bacon. You’ll find different breakfast hot dogs throughout the menu too! So if you are wanting something a little bit different then this will be the perfect breakfast stop for you!
56 North Rd | Website
10.Elmer's Take a Break Cafe
Enjoy something a little more relaxed for breakfast with Emler’s Take a Break Café. This cheap and cheerful Elmer’s can provide you with all your breakfast needs. A quick and easy big breakfast and everything in between. In fact, they do an all-day breakfast so you can enjoy it no matter what time you head over there. Which means it will be the perfect place to go if you’ve got a hangover!
60 Crwys Rd | Website
11. Grey Restaurant & Lounge
This one isn’t at the end of the list because it’s the worst, but rather that it’s the biggest! If you’re looking for breakfast in Cardiff that you can 100% indulge, treat the girls to a bottomless brunch in the city centre. Brunch in Cardiff isn’t hard to come by, but Grey’s offers a bottomless brunch with endless prosecco to add some sparkle to your morning.
Greyfriars Rd | Website