Cafés and Coffee Shops

Aberystwyth is home to a thriving variety of places to unwind over a coffee or enjoy a good lunch, from modern coffee shops to traditional busy cafés.

Aber Yankee American Diner
65 Marine Terrace
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American-style diner serving burgers, bagels, pancakes and similar from breakfast till evening. 01970 358124
3 Bridge Street
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Compact, modern venue at the top end of town. Items on offer include coffees, panini and Continental meats. 07969 959466
13 Cambrian Place
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Compact side-street cafe offering the usual range of hot drinks, cakes and snacks. 01970 627993
The Cabin
21B Pier Street
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Coffee shop and snack bar of over 50 years' standing. A favourite location to people-watch from. 01970 615119
20 North Parade
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Smart, long-established cafe with pavement seating, good for daytime snacks and tea. 07989 246553
Caffi Morgan
20 Terrace Road
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Ever-busy, traditionally-styled cafe serving hot drinks and light meals. 01970 612814
Cariad Espresso Bar
23A Chalybeate Street
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Miniature espresso bar and take-away, also serving snacks and sandwiches.
The Carlton
32-34 Great Darkgate Street
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Drinks and light meals overlooking the main street by day, plus an evening restaurant menu. Website
01970 612314
4A Portland Road
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Tiny little coffee shop, snack bar and take-away, located just off Terrace Road. 07855 452981
Central Fish Restaurant
29 Chalybeate Street
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Wonderfully traditional and long-lived fish and chip shop for eat-in or take-away meals. 01970 617340
Chip Box 3
36A Eastgate
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Fish and chip restaurant and take-away run by a small and popular local chain. 07564 179528
Coffee #1
Terrace Road
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Large coffee shop operated by a Welsh chain. Opens in early 2015. Website
5 Great Darkgate Street
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Typical modern branch of the coffee shop, serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks. Website
01970 626693
Crimson Rhino
4 Northgate Street
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Smoothie bar, also serving ciabatta, soup, popcorn and other light meals and snacks. Website
01970 627203
Express Cafe
10-11 Alexandra Road
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Modern cafe and take-away offering drinks and meals to eat-in, as well as a take-away. 01970 617707
Hearty's Diner
25 Bridge Street
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Cafe serving a typical range of light meals, burgers, panini and similar. Also delivers. 01970 627519
Home Cafe
13-15 Pier Street
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Typical cafe offering meals and drinks during the day, as well as evening meals and take-away. 01970 617417
Lilly's Coffee Shop
25 North Parade
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Friendly little coffee shop with food to take away and a pavement seating area. 07580 281126
MG's Café Bar
6 Chalybeate Street
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Modern, cosy cafe offering coffees, speciality teas, light meals and snacks. Website
01970 625624
New Station Cafe
3 Terrace Road
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Opposite the station, offering hot drinks, sandwiches and hot snacks as well as free wi-fi. 01970 611200
The Other Place
56 Terrace Road
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Spacious and modern venue run as a counter-service cafe in the daytime and as a restaurant in the evenings. Website
01970 611183
Park Lodge Hotel Cafe
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Busy modern cafe and restaurant in an edge-of-town hotel. Website
01970 636333
Penguin Cafe
8 Pier Street
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Busy cafe of many years' standing, also offering cakes and treats to take away. 01970 617186
Rheidol Restaurant
45 Cambrian Street
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Out-of-the-way cafe and take-away which also sells good cakes for birthdays and special occasions. 01970 612902
26 Chalybeate Street
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Cosy coffee bar serving drinks and snacks as well as more substantial hot and cold food. 01970 627926
Y Siop Leol
19 Pier Street
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Cafe and delicatessen specialising in a wide selection of food and drink produced in Wales. 01970 617772
27 North Parade
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Busy cafe, famous locally for value-for-money meals and cooked breakfasts in particular. 01970 626417
47-49 Great Darkgate Street
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Local franchise of the worldwide coffee chain, open all week round and into the evenings. Website
01970 624977
Ultracomida Delicatessen
31 Pier Street
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Spanish cafe and restaurant offering hot drinks, panini, tortilla and tapas. Website
01970 630686
Yellow Belly's
11 Princess Street
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Family-run cafe open from breakfast to dinner time. On Facebook
01970 626412

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