Garlands Coffee Shop, 9 High Street. Sarah Thomas, owner. At the back of Garlands
Gift Shop, a small eatery of 22 seats, with upstairs seating and an outside patio
area. Serving light lunches using fresh, local ingredients. Open 8.30-5.30 Mon-Sat.
Jaspers Tea Rooms, 6 High Street. Babs Mackie, owner. A busy restaurant with 50
seats, located in a maze of small rooms, originally the downstairs of several small
cottages. Also a courtyard garden. Breakfast, morning coffee, light lunches and
afternoon tea and cakes. Open 8-6 Mon-Fri, 9-5 Sat, 10-5 Sun. Tel: 2056-6602. www.jasperstearooms.com
K2 Coffee House, 23 High Street. Kim and Kevin Geary, owners. A friendly, family-run
establishment with 50 seats. Main meals and light lunches, specialist teas and local
cakes. Popular breakfast menu. A favourite haunt of BBC weatherman, Derek Brockway.
Licensed. Open 8-5 Mon-Sat. Tel: 2056-3637.
Black Lion, 49 Cardiff Road. Traditional Brains community pub. Lunches served.
Poker night on Mondays. Regular fundraising events. Sky sports. Open 12-11 Sun-Thurs,
12-12 Fri and Sat. Tel: 2056-7312.
Butchers Arms, High Street. Sue Emmanuel, landlady. Friendly, traditional, local
pub. Mon - quiz night. Tues - rugby legends. Weekends - live music. Home-cooked
meals 12-3, inc Sunday lunches. Tel: 2055-1000.