Slug & Lettuce, Swansea

Slug and Lettuce menu on a wooden table

Recently, Sai treated me to a trip to Slug & Lettuce to celebrate my birthday with a late lunch. This was my first visit to a Slug & Lettuce and I had high expectations thanks to the various instagram pictures I had seen – and I’m happy to say I wasn’t disappointed. A wash of pinks, greens and Monstera leaves paves way to trendy table and feature walls that are begging to be photographed.

Menu standing on a table surrounded by brightly coloured fabric chairs

We chose food from the daytime menu (served until 4PM). There’s plenty of choice on the menu ranging from burgers and steaks to wraps and curries. I loved the fact that it wasn’t restricted and a few of the meat dishes could be swapped out for veggie options if requested.

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Unexpected Lunch: Côte Brasserie, Cardiff Bay

Cote Brasserie

Not so long ago I paid a trip to Wagamama in Cardiff. Well, I’ve been a little naughty and took a trip into Cardiff with Ryan to celebrate his birthday. We primarily took the trip to unleash our inner children at Techniquest but after a long morning we decided to stop for lunch. After a lot of indecision we settled on Côte Brasserie – a lush French Brasserie with an appealing menu.


It was a pretty miserable day but considering there was a food festival going on in the Bay we were glad to see it wasn’t too busy and so we were seated quickly. The restaurant has a very relaxed feel about. We were given the choice of where to sit and chose a quiet corner where the table for two was accompanied by the usual chair but also a sofa. The place gave off a very comfort filled vibe and after a long morning I really appreciated that.


The menu had been the thing that drew us to the place. It isn’t extensive but offers a range of light bites as well as heavier meals. As well as the standard à la carte menu we were also given the July specials menu – much smaller and containing things not found on the main menu.

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