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.

3 Bridge Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1PY  Map
☎ 01970 610113
Established cafe, trattoria and delicatessen. Offers coffees, panini, pastries in the daytime, plus an evening menu of authentic home-cooked Italian dishes.
Burritos at No. 25
25 North Parade
Aberystwyth, SY23 2JN  Map
☎ 01970 358040
Mexican cafe and take-away offering burritos, tacos, nachos, pancakes and shakes from lunchtime until early evening.
The Cabin
21B Pier Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2LN  Map
☎ 01970 615119
Long-established cafe that's been a favourite spot for people-watching since the 1950s. Serves a simple menu of hot drinks, sandwiches, cakes and snacks.
20 North Parade
Aberystwyth, SY23 2NF  Map
☎ 07989 246553
Smart little cafe with indoor and outdoor seating, good for breakfasts, lunches and afternoon tea with a range of drinks, snacks and cakes.
Caffè Nero
25 Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DE  Map
☎ 01970 623605
Typical branch of the well-known coffee house chain. A range of espresso-based drinks is complemented by paninis, pastries, soups and snacks.
Caffi Tân
Penparcau Road, Trefechan
Aberystwyth, SY23 1BE  Map
☎ 07429 170600
Modern cafe located in the town's fire station. Offers coffee, cakes, light meals and a rooftop terrace with attractive harbourside views.
Cariad Espresso Bar
23A Chalybeate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1HX  Map
☎ 07794 847265
Miniature espresso bar and take-away, serving well-regarded coffees and a range of sandwiches, rolls and cakes.
The Carlton
32-34 Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DE  Map
☎ 01970 612314
Busy cafe overlooking the town's main street. Traditional cafe menu including hot drinks, cakes, sandwiches and various other light meals and snacks.
Central Fish Restaurant
29 Chalybeate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1HX  Map
☎ 01970 617340
Wonderfully traditional and long-lived fish and chip restaurant and take-away. Offers the usual range of battered fish, chips, pies and other chip shop favourites.
Coffee #1
Terrace Road & Portland Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2DX  Map
☎ 01970 623318
Big, bright and airy chain coffee shop spread over two levels. Food options include a good range of cakes, sandwiches, wraps and pastries.
Coliseum Coffee House
Ceredigion Museum, Terrace Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 2AQ  Map
☎ 07834 718176
Bright, modern cafe located inside the town's museum. Offers a range of hot drinks, cakes and snacks.
5 Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DE  Map
☎ 01970 626693
Standard Costa setup offering hot and cold speciality drinks, hot sandwiches, salads, pastries and cakes.
Efe's Chips Box
36A Eastgate
Aberystwyth, SY23 2AR  Map
☎ 01970 624555
Fish and chip restaurant offering the usual range of chip shop fare to eat in or take away.
Electra Moto Gear
65 Marine Terrace
Aberystwyth, SY23 2BX  Map
☎ 01970 629264
Seafront motorcycle gear shop with a cafe offering hot and cold drinks, filled rolls, cakes and ice cream.
Express Cafe
10-11 Alexandra Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 1LG  Map
☎ 07781 596400
Modern fish and chip shop and cafe. Menu includes traditional chippie favourites, as well as cooked breakfasts and a range of other hot meals.
The Grail
11 Princess Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DX  Map
☎ 07852 972285
Savoury and sweet snacks and light meals - all served in a cup! Offerings include hot drinks, snacks, cakes, soups and healthy lunches.
23 Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DE  Map
☎ 01970 625146
Typical branch of the famous bakery chain offering sandwiches, snacks, cakes, pastries and drinks to take away or eat in the small cafe area.
Little Devil's Cafe
20 Terrace Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 1NP  Map
☎ 01970 617150
Ever-busy little cafe, offering hot drinks and snacks including baguettes, flatbreads, pancakes, smoothies and milkshakes.
Market Hall Cafe
Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DW  Map
Compact cafe in the town's market hall serving drinks, snacks, milkshakes and ice cream.
Mikey's Café Bar
6 Chalybeate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1HS  Map
Family-run cafe serving homemade breakfasts, lunches and snacks.
Park Lodge Hotel Cafe
Aberystwyth, SY23 3TL  Map
☎ 01970 636333
Large, busy cafe and restaurant in an edge-of-town hotel serving a typical modern British menu.
3 Northgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2JS  Map
☎ 01970 627639
Family-run bakery and coffee shop offering hot drinks, bread, cakes and pastries including a variety of gluten-free options.
Penguin Cafe
8 Pier Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2LJ  Map
☎ 01970 617186
Busy cafe of many years' standing, also offering cakes and treats to take away – such as the renowned custard slices.
Rheidol Restaurant
45 Cambrian Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1NZ  Map
☎ 01970 612902
Out-of-the-way cafe and take-away which also sells good cakes for birthdays and special occasions.
27 North Parade
Aberystwyth, SY23 2JN  Map
☎ 01970 626417
Busy traditional-style cafe, famous locally for value-for-money meals and cooked breakfasts.
Sophie Bach
13 Cambrian Place
Aberystwyth, SY23 1NT  Map
☎ 07432 252671
Tea and coffee room also offering cakes and light meals.
47-49 Great Darkgate Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 1DW  Map
☎ 01970 624977
Local franchise of the worldwide coffee chain, open all week round and into the evenings.
19 Pier Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2LJ  Map
Tasty potato-focused menu, featuring baked potatoes, loaded fries and a good range of vegan and vegetarian options.
14 Baker Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2BJ  Map
☎ 01970 615791
Established in 1991 and recommended in the Good Food Guide, this organic restaurant and food shop offers a range of lunchtime options including many vegetarian and vegan options.
Ultracomida Delicatessen
31 Pier Street
Aberystwyth, SY23 2LN  Map
☎ 01970 630686
Established and popular Spanish deli, cafe and restaurant offering hot drinks, panini, tortilla and tapas.