The Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Swansea, Wales

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Tea. Credit: congerdesign/Pixabay
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21 May 2017

Swansea’s cafes and coffee shops have amazing seaside views, delicious cakes, skilled baristas and, yes, even great coffee.

Beach Hut Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Coffee, British, Vegetarian, $$$
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Among the many reasons Beach Hut Café is popular with locals are the amazing panoramic views across Swansea Bay. There are plenty of original features and a real traditional British beach holiday vibe. The café does breakfast, lunch and dinner, and they even have their own ice cream parlour.

Square Peg Coffee House

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Tea , $$$
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Square Peg is a lovely and cosy non-profit venture (the profits benefit local charities) that does a really good cup of coffee. They serve good-quality, wholesome food, and those who are vegan or gluten-free have praised their flexibility.
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Coast Café

Cafe, Coffee, British, Vegetarian, $$$
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A welcoming space with views of the water and everything from delicious crab to simple wraps to the usual café trappings on the menu. Coast also serves something stronger, if that’s what you fancy—be sure to try the wine of the month.

Café 93

Cafe, Italian, Contemporary, British, Coffee, $$$
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Family-run and praised for its welcoming atmosphere, the food at Café 93 consists of stone-oven pizzas, tasty salads and more, all with an emphasis on local produce. Perfect for a coffee, a cake and a catch up, or a big meal out.

Chai Deli and Tea Room

Cafe, Tea , Coffee, British, $$$
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Chai. Credit: Kris Krüg
Chai. Credit: Kris Krüg

The perfect café for tea fiends, Chai has a huge selection of specialty options—including many you’ve probably never heard of—and it’s always served in proper china. Have some lovely fresh bread, homemade cakes or a light meal to accompany your new favourite tea.

Dilly's Kitchen

Cafe, British, Coffee, Vegetarian
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Dilly’s has a home-away-from-home feel and serves an array of tasty food, including a selection of delicious pies, as well as lasagne and cheesecakes.
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