Purple Poppadom Wins South Wales Echo Food & Drink Award

We are overjoyed to share the news that Purple Poppadom Cardiff has been named Indian Restaurant of the Year, in the South Wales Echo Food & Drink Awards 2013!
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The awards are now in their 10th year and, says the newspaper, the competition is bigger and better than ever

From reader recommendations judges were sent out to sample food and drink in nine categories, and we are so pleased that in just over one year of opening, Purple Poppadom has won the best Indian category.

This builds on our first award last year, when we were named the Welsh Curry House of the Year 2012.

Chef Anand George told the South Wales Echo:

“What I try top do is cook novel Indian cuisine. For example I have one crab dish with three textures of crab – crab cake, crab salad and soft-shell crab. So I use the same ingredient but with three different textures and it’s good value for money.

“We change the menu with seasonal ingredients to make it interesting for the customer, like wild boar and pheasant.

“We’ve been very busy. We’ve been open for a year now and we have very loyal clientele”, he said.

South Wales Echo editor, Tim Gordon, said: “Our Food and Drink awards give our readers the chance to put their favourite eating out venues in the spotlight, and what a great job they did pointing us in the direction of some great eateries.

“When we go out for a meal we all want to be sure we are going to get value for money and receive a quality experience, so it’s only right that South Walians readers look to their favourite newspaper to recommend and inform them about what’s available.

“Our readers put forward hundreds of venues for our awards, which is a fantastic endorsement of the South Wales food and drink industry.

“And judging by this year’s entries standards have risen higher than ever before.”

Purple Poppadom would like to congratulate our fellow winners of these important awards for the Welsh culinary scene.

 

 

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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!