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Visit Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales - Croeso



Many of the friendly and thriving cafes on our high street have been in the same families for generations - and have their roots in Italy.

Thousands of Italian immigrants made their way to the Valleys from the Bardi region of Italy from the 1890s onwards, opening cafes, ice cram parlours and fish and chip shops.

Whether you fancy a cuppa and a Welsh Cake or a full breakfast with all the works, there are a host of Cafes for you to choose from.

Butchers Arms Gallery

A warm welcome awaits you at this converted old coaching inn and coffee shop in Llantrisant Old Town

Cafe Royale

Experience a true taste of the area in this traditional Valleys cafe which serves hot meals, sandwiches and refreshments

Caffe Bracchi at Rhondda Heritage Park

This modern and open cafe serves traditional Welsh meals along with snacks and cakes.

Conti's Cafe

This traditional Valleys cafe has been serving the village of Tonypandy for many years with authentic Italian coffee, cakes and baguettes.

Cortile Coffee

Cortile Coffee is a small family run, independent coffee bar and shop located in Pontypridd's historic Indoor Market.

Cosy Cafe

This traditional Valleys cafe has been a fixture of Treorchy for many years providing the town with freshly-made coffee, hot meals and snacks.

Country Kitchen

This traditional cafe serves breakfasts and snacks throughout the day.

Empire Cafe

This traditional cafe serves tasty homecooked food in comfortable and friendly surroundings.

Garwnant Visitor Centre

At the café, you can enjoy Welsh Mario's ice-cream, delicious daily specials and our customers favourites – cake and coffee!

High Street Social

High Street Social, Treorchy based a key part of their name on their mantra which is being "social"; offering a great place to go with friends and family, to meet, relax and enjoy great food, awesome coffee, camaraderie and a new vibe

Hot Gossip

This family-run business has proved to be very popular in the small village of Treorchy

Le Crazy Croissant

Le Crazy Croissant is ideally located in the centre of Pontypridd and brings a taste of France to the Valleys

Pino's Cafe

This authentic Italian Cafe is run by a third generation of Italians which has long been a tradition of the Valleys.


As well as offering you a chance to make your own ceramics, this cafe serves homemade food fresh to order, including freshly-baked bread, cakes and Fair Trade smoothies.

Princes Cafe

This cafe provides a taste of the past with its art deco style and traditional menu. Set in the heart of Pontypridd, the cafe offers freshly-baked pastries, cakes and bread.


This traditional Valleys cafe provides hot meals, baguettes and cakes. It also offers authentic Italian coffee and ice cream which has been a tradition of the Cynon Valley for generations.

Sub Zero Ice Cream Parlour

This traditional ice cream parlour serves the Subzero ice cream made right here in the Rhondda Valleys, which is eaten all over the world

The Potting Shed

As well as selling beautiful gifts, the Potting Shed offers a cosy cafe space which sells homemade cakes, snacks and refreshments

Wonderstuff Tearoom

This retro tearoom based in this award-winning gift shop serves a variety of freshly homemade cakes with tea and coffee served in vintage crockery.