Glasshouse Cafe

Situated in the Welsh Wildlife Centre on the top floor, the Glasshouse Café has a ‘treetop’ panoramic view of the Teifi River, Cardigan town and woodland.

The Glasshouse Café is open Wednesday – Sunday (10am–4pm) up until 20th December and re-opens for the new season on Wednesday 5th January 2022 after the Christmas break. Please be aware that the Glasshouse Café is closed Monday and Tuesdays, except Bank Holidays.

** Please note that we will be closed from the 6th September 2021 – 17th September 2021 to give staff and volunteers a well-earned break after the busy Summer Holiday period. We will reopen at 10 AM on Saturday 18th September.

COVID 19 Guidelines and Regulations

Please adhere to Government COVID-19 guidelines and regulations when visiting our Welsh Wildlife Centre, Gift Shop and Glasshouse Cafe. New regulations will be in place from Monday 9th November 2020, these include…

Where up to 4 people from different households are sat together at a table – Social distancing rules still apply.

Keeping records of staff, customers and visitors to support the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service is mandatory, and the names of all customers or visitors, their telephone numbers, date of visit and arrival time must be collected and retained for 21 days.

Customers are required to provide verification of their name when filling in contact details. Methods of verification may vary but might for example include drivers licence, bank or credit cards. Particular attention should be given to the details of a household group over 4, where adult customers will need to provide proof of name and address e.g. an electronic or paper based official document.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation with the Track and Trace regulations.


Hot food is served daily between 10am and 2.30pm. The car park, bird hides and reserve remain open all the time.

Gareth, our Head Chef, and his team offer a fine selection of home made dishes to suit all dietary requirements.

Homemade orange tart at the Glasshouse Cafe

Homemade orange tart

There is plenty of seating out on the meadow at the back of the visitor centre where, of course, you can also sit with your dog and enjoy the view over the river Teifi and Cardigan town.

All of the dishes on the menu are handmade and every day there will be a different flavoursome soup and a range of filled paninis on offer, as well as main meals featured on our specials board.

We produce a range of home made cakes to enjoy with freshly brewed coffee or tea. A healthy children’s menu is available or choose from the main menu for a half portion at half the price. Check the blackboards for the daily menus.

We also have a licence to sell alcohol and can provide high-quality wines and local beers with your meal.

Would you like to volunteer some of your time to help the Glasshouse Café staff in busy periods?

We need assistance in helping staff to keep the café clean and tidy, assisting with deliveries as required, responding and relaying customer requests to the appropriate staff member and following and adhering to EHO guidelines. For further information click here Cafe assistant vols role.

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