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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    • 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!

    • Review by Debra M Paignton, tripadvisor Jan 2018 We were visiting Cardiff for the weekend and decided to use trip to choose a place to eat. We are so glad we chose this restaurant as the food was simply fantastic ! We had the 7 course taster menu and enjoyed every course, each course be seasoned fantastically

    • Review by CheshirePugwash tripadvisor Jan 2018 On my first visit to Cardiff cheated a bit and checked out the Waitrose Good Food Guide and spotted the Purple Poppadom (PP). Bit of a walk from the city centre and into bit of a run down area, but shining like a beacon was the PP. Staff first class,

    • Review by Bat120 via Tripadvisor February 2017 Booked lunch here for a pre-match meal on a rugby international day. Restaurant was quiet when we arrived but quickly filled up and was fully booked by the time we left. The service was great – attentive but not overly so. The food was outstanding – the starter