We are very happy to report that Purple Poppadom has been named as one of the runners-up in the Observer Food Monthly Awards Best Restaurant category.

36326_OFM_595x595px-02 RUNNER UP (2)The award featured regional runners-up for the overall title, and Purple Poppadom was one of only four restaurants in Wales, and the only Indian restaurant featured in Wales.

The judging took place around the time of our summer ‘Ocean’ seafood menu, reflected in our entry in the awards listing:

Purple Poppadom

Cardiff Indian that specialises in fish dishes. The ocean tasting menu has a course each from the Pacific and Indian Oceans, with beer pairings for each.
185a Cowbridge Rd E, Canton, Cardiff CF11 9AJ; 029 2022 0026;purplepoppadom.com

Chef Anand George, founder of Purple Poppadom said: “Featuring in the Observer Food Monthly Awards is a great accolade and is the latest in the wonderful national recognition Purple Poppadom is gaining, which is very rewarding to see.

I would like to thank our entire team for their enduring contribution and hard work and of course, our loyal customers for their support for our mission to push forward the boundaries of Indian cuisine.”

Raman Bijalwan, General Manager said: “It has been a very exciting few months for us, being featured in The Good Food Guide, The Michelin Guide, Mail on Sunday, and now The Observer Food Monthly Awards.  This is a great achievement for both our  kitchen and service teams and I would like to congratulate everyone for this success.”


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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!