The Go-To Local Places To Eat And Drink This Christmas

Christmas in Pontcanna is a truly magical time of the year. After last year being out of the norm for most, it’s time to press the un-pause button on our lives and begin enjoying the little things again. Here are Pontcanna View, we’ve put together a list of some of the wonderful cafes and restaurants that you can visit this Christmas, be that for a spot of lunch or a three course Christmas Meal. 

Kemi’s: 186-188 Kings Rd, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9DF

We’ve heard through the grapevine that Pontcanna wouldn’t be complete without the much-loved Kemi’s. An independent family run coffee shop, Kemi’s is the perfect place to bury your head into a book for a little solitude whilst sipping on a mug of Pontcanna’s finest coffee and tucking into a delicious salad box. Visit: to find out more. 

Canna Deli: 2 Pontcanna Mews, 200 Kings Rd, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9DF

Known for their award winning cheese hand made on Anglesey, Canna Deli has proven popular amongst the community. Selling an array of tasty meals, including soups perfect for the cold season ahead, it comes as no surprise that Canna Deli has made it onto our list of places to eat this winter. Head to: to find out more.

Brava: 71 Pontcanna St, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9HS

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a meal outside on the days that aren’t so cold, Brava is the place to go. Offering outside and inside service, as well as takeaway, head on down to Brava for one of their stonebaked Pizza nights. Visit:

Quantum Cafe: 1 Severn Rd, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9EB

Selling a delicious range of burgers, omelettes, baguettes and salads, breakfasts and more, Quantum is the perfect cafe for a lunch date. Visit: to view the full menu now! 

Cafe Castan: 5 Cathedral Rd, Llandaff Fields, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9QJ

Providing fresh, homemade food and gourmet coffee everyday, Cafe Castan worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to provide takeaway meals to the people of Pontcanna. Their dedication to still meet the needs of customers is something the community definitely will not forget any time soon. Click here to find out more!

Milkwood: 83 Pontcanna St, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9HS

An independent, modern Welsh bistro, Milkwood is a ‘small, friendly eatery offering a constantly changing menu informed by excellent Welsh produce, simple but sound cooking and a genuine love of food.’ Milkwood is definitely on our list of place to visit in Pontcanna! You can find them at:

Thomas by Tom Simmons: 3 & 5 Pontcanna St, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9HQ

Said to have dishes that never disappoint Thomas by Tom Simmons uses local, Welsh ingredients to create his British and French inspired food. Run by the MasterChef contestant Tom, this is his first restaurant in Wales. Head to: to see what else they have to offer.