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Published July 8th 2014
Crafty fare in Cardigan
If the cornucopia of arts and crafts, ranging from pottery and woodwork to paintings and jewellery, is not enough to entice you through the doors of Pendre Art Gallery and Café in Cardigan, then maybe the delicious lunchtime fare will do the trick.
As you sit in one of the gallery's alcoves, surrounded by the work of more than 100 local artists, you can take your pick from a delicious menu of quiches, soups, jacket potatoes and lasagne, among other dishes. [Break]
A bowl of traditional lamb cawl soup with a hot, wholemeal roll and cheese on the side, will set you back about £4.50, while a butternut squash, feta, pine nut and beetroot salad costs about £7.50. If you have room for something sweet, there are half a dozen home-made cakes for you to choose from, including butterscotch and walnut cake, and chocolate fudge cake, at £2.50 for a large slice, which you can wash down with a variety of teas, coffees and soft drinks.
In the evening, from 6.30pm to 10.00pm, Pendre Art Gallery and Café offers a tapas menu, which includes such delicacies as paella, meatballs, olives and of course, gorgeous bread. If the weather is fine, there are tables outside at the front of the gallery, where you can watch the world go by in this lovely market town.
Pendre Art Gallery and Café is located along the main shopping street of Cardigan, where you can find plenty of interesting, independent shops and indoor markets. The town is located off the A487 road between Fishguard and Aberystwyth and there is ample pay and display parking near the town centre.