Dog-friendly

The Secret Garden Cafe is an Oasis in Cardiff. Just don’t tell Everyone!

 Dog-Friendly | Bute Park Cafe | Eat in and Take away

Nestled in the centre of Cardiff is the capital’s best kept coffee secret: The Secret Garden Café. Next to the River Taff in Bute Park, this pretty city-centre café offers a blissful retreat from the bustling city nearby – and a perfect place for brunch with friends on a weekend.

You’ll find it hidden in the historic walled courtyard of Bute Park – behind The People’s Door – surrounded by beautiful botanical displays, ancient trees, macrame hangers and plants of all shapes and sizes.

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Using only sustainable and locally-sourced organic produce (good food, not fast food is the motto here), the Secret Garden Cafe Cardiff has an honest, tasty menu. Expect a different speciality coffee daily, homemade vegan and gluten-free cakes and treats, thick tasty soups, salad and picnic bowls and boxes – including build your own – plus, a range of delicious breakfast options

There’s plenty of outside seating and a small covered area – but it does get popular on weekends, so be prepared to queue if you’re not there early!

  • Honest, friendly community cafe
  • Eat in or take away (during non-covid times)
  • Independent business run by the team behind Cardiff’s Penylan Pantry and the Cheese Pantry at Cardiff Market.
  • Currently open Weds and Sun, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Pic cred: Bute Park/@secretgardencf

Secret Garden Cafe

Dog-friendly
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The Secret Garden Cafe Cardiff
Bute Park
35 North Rd,
Cardiff
CF10 3DX


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