Where to eat & drink
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Enjoy a wealth of fine local produce in our hotels and restaurants. Menus regularly feature Welsh lamb and beef, a wealth of cheeses, seafood, salmon and sewin – a sea trout that is a speciality of the River Teifi. Below is a randomised selection of venues.
Make it in Wales @ Stiwdio 3
For three years Make it in Wales ran craft workshops led by talented designer-makers in various venues across Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire. They converted to a Community Interest Company in December 2018 and opened Stiwdio 3, their high street home in Cardigan. Make it in Wales @ Stiwdio 3 is a community space offering a range of craft activities as well as a café, gallery and retail corner. A place where people can meet, eat, make and create.
The Gwbert Hotel & Flat Rock Bistro
Standing on the banks of the River Teifi at Gwbert-on-Sea -renowned for its salmon and sewin – we’re one of the finest hotels in the locality, offering high standards of accommodation. The Flat Rock Bistro has panoramic views of the Pembrokeshire National Park and offers an extensive menu with dishes to suite all tastes. A stay with us is a must for anyone who wishes to have a “get away from it all” break. So don’t settle for anything less. Book today and see what a difference a little attention makes!
Catch of the Day and Fisherman's Rest
A family fishmongers on the River Teifi Cardigan selling Fresh Fish that can be delivered or collected. Using local produce and supporting the local Welsh Fishing industry. With healthy food options, recipes and advice on hand. Set within Fisherman's Rest Café.
Welcome to Crwst, where we specialise in homemade bread, bakes, coffee and food made with quality ingredients using locally sourced produce! If you’re in or around Cardigan, we’re open for brunch Tuesday to Sunday – where you can choose from our favourites such as the Crwst Benedict, Vegan Brekkie, Brioche Breakfast Bap and much more. On Friday and Saturday nights, our evening menu includes a selection of great seasonal food. Homemade cakes and bakes are made fresh every day
Pizza Tipi Cardigan
Right on the quayside in Cardigan with stunning river views. Stonebake handmade pizzas, breads, delicious apertisers and sweets. Great coffee, welsh craft beers and wine in a riverside courtyard. Run by 4 brothers and their band of merry friends.
1176 at Cardigan Castle
Cegin 1176 Kitchen is our awesome on-site Cafe and Restaurant, combining locally sourced produce with stunning views and sympathetic contemporary design.
The Leeky Barrel - Welsh Bistro & Shop
Based at the Celtic County Wines Winery, The Leeky Barrel is a Welsh Bistro & Shop serving lunches made with Welsh ingredients as well as desserts, cakes, coffees and teas. Alcoholic beverages are also available including Celteg fruit wines (which are made on-site), cocktails made with Welsh spirits, national ales and ciders. The small shop is stocked with local products along with the Winery's range of wines, liqueurs, ciders, preserves and gifts.
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The Ferry Inn
The Ferry Inn is a beautiful, historic and welcoming pub/restaurant in the picturesque village of Saint Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire on the banks of the River Teifi. The views from the pub are outstanding and with extensive outdoor seating it makes it the perfect place to relax and enjoy food and drink. The Ferry Inn has been a Public House since 1833. The beautiful location coupled with our contemporary decor and high quality food and drink make this the ideal place for a relaxing drink or meal.
Food for Thought
A deservedly popular cafe at the top of Cardigan high street a few doors before the turning down to The Mwldan. Great value for lunch and a comfy spot for morning coffee or afternoon tea. The sofas eat you up, the armchairs in the window are perfect for watching the lively high street. Try the cakes and you are sure to keep coming back.
The Daffodil Inn
The Daffodil Inn is a food-led country pub in the pretty village of Penrhiwllan, conveniently located between Newquay beach and Llandysul canoeing centre, near many scenic drives, cycling routes and country walks. Food at The Daffodil is freshly prepared and cooked using the best quality local produce wherever possible. Watch our chefs at work preparing your food in open view in our gallery kitchen, or just enjoy a drink in the bar, snug, decking or lounge areas, where log burners will be lit during cold spells.
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Finch Square Cafe
Breakfast, lunches and dinners. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free available all home cooked with passion. Cakes and speciality teas and coffees.
Belotti's Deli and Coffee House
An Italian and Welsh Coffee Shop with a lovely patio area at the back of Belotti’s shop “Belotti’s Piazza”