Book your St Valentine’s Dinner at Purple Poppadom

Chef Anand George has created a very special 7-course St Valentine’s taster menu for couples to celebrate their love with an exciting feast at Purple Poppadom on Wednesday 14th February.



Titled ‘Odyssey de l’amour,’  Chef will take you on a gastronomic journey of tastes and flavours, presenting exciting new dishes for you and your loved one to discover together.

On St Valentine’s Day Cardiff restaurants are always busy, and Purple Poppadom is no exception, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Odyssey de l’amour

7-Course Taster Menu

Chef has created a special menu for St Valentine’s ‘Odyssey de l’amour’ – taking couples on a romantic journey of tastes and flavour combinations, an odyssey of love inspired by the cuisine of romantic lands far and wide

~ Amuse Bouche ~

Pumpkin soup, quails egg and a puff pastry pillow

~ Serenade by the Sea ~

Fish course comprising fillet of Sea Bream, served with ‘string hoppers’ – steamed Kerala rice noodles – with Malabar Shrimps and moilee sauce

~ Poulet de la Rose ~

Inspired by the exotic Lucknow’s Awadhi cuisine – succulent supreme of chicken cooked in the tandoor, with aromatic rose petals and saffron, and balanced with fresh horseradish yoghurt

~ Beef Pazham Pori ~

A classical combination of beef slow-braised with spices, served with delicately fried
ripe plantain fritters or pazham pori as we say in Kerala

~ Mushroom Biryani ‘Arancini’ ~

Chef’s clever twist on an Italian risotto classic; a wild mushroom biryani served on a sauce of mint, coriander and spices

~ Apricot Sorbet ~

A refreshing interlude of homemade sorbet to cleanse the palate

~ Tarte aux Chocolate Silk ~

Creamy chocolate silk on a nut base crowned with shards of chocolate accompanied by homemade pear ice cream

£99.95 for Two People

Please note this will be the only menu available on 14th February 2018. 

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    • Review by Ellym106, TripAdvisor, April 2018 We had an excellent meal here. We visited India in November and know how the food is supposed to be – and this is it! Everything was beautifully cooked and full of flavour, with our particular favourites being the onion pakoras, laccha parathas and the planner makhni – the

    • Review by olmaka, TripAdvisor, April 2018   Have wanted to try this restaurant for some time having seen numerous good reviews. Was not let down, great service from the time we entered until we left. The meal was delicious, not your normal Indian cuisine but indian food and taste taken to another level. Great food, can’t

    • Review by Orangesub5, Trip Advisor, March 2018 “I have always heard good reports on the Purple Poppadom and tonight myself and a friend had the chance to try their Wednesday Tapas menu. It was delightful. It was hard to choose anything individually so we went ahead and ordered all the dishes. These included fish, chicken,

    • Thomas041152 – Trip Advisor – 22nd Feb 2018   Visited on a Tuesday evening when the restaurant has a 25% discount offer. We ordered Paneer Tikka as a shared starter followed by Rogan Josh and Sea Bass. We also shared a chocolate dessert. All helped down by bottle of wine. All food was delicious with

    • By Ayesha Khan – Local Guide  Lovely quality food from here. I would call it fine dining. Chef Anand George is amazing, dishes always come out great! Couldn’t recommend more. Do book before going. They are busy for a reason!