Hard Lines Cafe & Roastery

4.9
34 Reviews
£25 and under
Café

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Afternoon Coffee
Hard Lines is a coffee shop and roastery based in Cardiff, Wales. We select, roast and serve great coffee that’s been sourced sustainably with the aim of building long lasting relationships at origin. We believe that what we’re trying to build is about more than just good coffee. We aim to keep it fresh, fun and not too serious throughout. Hard Lines

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 34 people are saying
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HuwL
Mid Wales
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, great choice of quality food and drink, especially the coffee. Friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely call again! Well done guys!

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Shay
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice concept and design. Great food, always come here for the pancakes! Nice vibes overall

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RuthW
Wales
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So, so happy we can now book tables. We had the loveliest time on Saturday morning while my daughter was at a local club. We'll absolutely be back. I bought a water bottle but the same daughter appears to have stolen it so I need to address that!

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Honest
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely. Great coffee, friendly and attentive staff, super tasty and satisfying food. Will definitely be back.

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RhysJ
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best coffee shop in town, Wales, the UK and beyond.

MH
MHarry
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic! Couldn’t love our weekly weekend burritos any more!

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Rootie
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great breakfast and coffee, as always! Thank you!

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DarylJ
Wales
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great coffee in super thick mugs that keep it nice and hot. The bannana bread is fantastic

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RachelB
Wales
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great space, diner feel, with lovely staff, great coffee.

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trudiw
London
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A must visit if you are in Cardiff❤️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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LewinC
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’re big fans. Excellent as always. Big up Hard LiNeS!

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SaraCD
London
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Franks dogs and hard Lines, match made in heaven!!

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AgnesL
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food, coffee and service! Unlike any other place in Cardiff.

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RobertC
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service from the most delightful diner in Cardiff. the staff are super friendly and helpful and the food was bang on!

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AlmanitaW
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Hardlines. My husband had the best breakfast for his birthday courtesy of Frank’s. The finishing touches including the little birthday card was perfect!

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TessO
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience3

Unfortunately on the day we went the majority of the menu items were missing

The bread in the sandwich was very hard

It was a bit cold so asked if it would be possible to turn the air con down. The waitress was quite rude about it.

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Eryl
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was a homely yet hip place to get breakfast .We felt very welcomed and looked after. The pancakes were lush and the coffee great
Highly recommend you try it !

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RossJ
Wales
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unreal simply put. Can't believe something like this exists in Cardiff.

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CarmenSR
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome in every way - as per standard! Bought some lush coffee and the best loaf of bread around to take home on my way out. Can't wait to come back!

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VixLee
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stunning food and such lovely staff. Highly recommend

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RhysE
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great coffee would definitely go back

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MARGEDW
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful experience at Hard Lines. This was our first time visiting in the evening. The service was warm and knowledgable. Loved the nibbles- burrata, cured meats, cornichons and nachos. Not your average snacks! Noise level was perfect- background music was minimal so we could catch up and chat with other tables. Felt secure and safe. Would reccomend as a great alternative to noisy pubs. Loved it - diolch xxx

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SarahD
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best places to sit and watch the world go by. The coffee’s amazing, the food’s amazing and the staff are amazing.

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RLWLLMS
Wales
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Hands down the best in town. Delicious coffee. Food is outrageous. Lucky I don’t live closer or I would legit obese.

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SamF
London
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down, the best coffee in Cardiff. Incredibly friendly and hard-working staff. Food is incredibly good. Just a cool place to hang out!

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ysbeidiauheulog
Wales
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect place for Saturday brunch, lots of delicious options, good coffee, staff were lovely to us and accommodating to our baby, and then there were even some fantastic beers to enjoy going into the afternoon.

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Nigz0811
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favourite place

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LiaK
Wales
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Lovely staff, great food, very chill and relaxed vibe.

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Ryan
Wales
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place in Cardiff - people are the best, great coffee and the pancakes were amazing

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SophM
Wales
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and coffee. Class service, very efficient and friendly.
10/10 would come here again

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BenP
Wales
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sweet little diner. Lush grub and comfy booth seating!

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NkosiY
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The staff were so welcoming, and polite. The food just felt "honest" and there was clear pride in what they do there. Reasonably priced, and a really nice atmosphere. Reminded me of an American diner feel, but on a smaller scale. Would definitely come back

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EmilyB
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and great food! Highly recommend

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CescaO
Wales
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, cafe has such a good vibe. Easy to work in, lovely atmosphere

FAQs

Hard Lines Cafe & Roastery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0000000000.

Hard Lines Cafe & Roastery is rated 4.9 stars by 34 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.