January 25th is Saint Dydd Santes Dwynwen – the Welsh St Valentine’s Day – and once again we are celebrating at Purple Poppadom with a special menu.

Love at Purple Poppadom

Love at Purple Poppadom

Chef has created a tasting menu with dishes including ‘Cwtsh Coch’, a spice crusted red snapper, ‘Cyfarfod Byr,’ a tenderloin of Welsh Beef and ‘Pwdin Neis,’ a trio of desserts.

Four courses are served for £29.95 per person.  Please see below for the full menu.

If you are feeling lucky, we are running a Twitter prize draw to win Santes Dwynwen dinner for two on 25th January including a bottle of Los Picos wine. To enter please Follow us @purple_poppadom on Twitter and re-tweet the prize draw Tweet which goes out 1pm Friday 18th January. Deadline to enter is 8pm Saturday 19th January.  Good Luck!

Please click here to book.

Dydd Santes Dwynwen


Adeg Aur

Tender chicken supreme tossed with spices and encased in flaky pastry as a ‘potli’ bag |

Bhatti murgh, a traditional dish of tasty chicken thigh laced with black peppercorns and flash cooked in the tandoor


Cwtsh Coch

Spice crusted red snapper pan fried served with a Bengali ‘Jhol’ sauce with cubes of aubergine and cauliflower

Pani  Zhivago

Dainty iced street food delicacy, inspired by the drink ‘pani puri,’ presented as a granite to cleanse the palate


Cyfarfod Byr

Tenderloin of  Welsh beef, stir fried with mangetout, asparagus, baby corn, carrot and stem broccoli served with a and burnished garlic and ginger sauce | Classic Kerala ‘Erachi’ stew of beef slowly cooked with whole spices and coconut milk

Served with Pilav rice and mixed breads


Creamy Rose Pannacotta | Belgian dark chocolate mousse | ‘Cocomosa’ – coconut samosa

£29.95   per person

 Photo: Patrik Jones


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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