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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    • What a day, what an experience; from start to finish, well organised, conducted and delivered. At first it may seem expensive, but once you are on the course you soon realise it is very good value for money. The keep-sake ‘Anand George’ recipe book and denim apron, the sample food throughout the day and taster meal

    • Review via Tripadvisor by Owen G Richards 24th Oct 2018 We went for the set Sunday menu dishes and I can honestly say it’s probably the best Indian meal I’ve had. The starter of aloo chaat was incredible. The staff were really friendly and the service was great. I am looking forward to going back

    • Review via Tripadvisor by Saber S on 31st October 2018 This is an excellent restaurant. The food was freshly prepared and very tastey. The portions are smaller than normal but the food is perfectly cooked. The service was also excellent and quick. They have adequate professional number of staff who were always nearby to attend

    • Review via Tripadvisor by DenisinWales on 26th September 2018 1st despite the very long sign board covering 2 store fronts, the entrance is a tiny door at the far left. Once you climb to the 1st floor, you are greeted with a very understated and tasteful restaurant seating about 60-70 people. For a Tuesday night

    • 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