Christmas at Purple Poppadom

If you’re planning your Christmas dinner for work or friends and family then book your Christmas meal here at our Purple Poppadom restaurant Cardiff. 

We will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm to 11pm and 1pm-9pm on Sundays for you to celebrate the festive season with our sample three course menu or choose from our a la carte menu. 


~ Christmas Dinner Sample Menu ~

(Available by pre-ordering for groups of 6 or more)



Paneer Tikka
Indian cottage cheese marinated with Kashmiri red chillies,finished in tandoor

Chilli Chicken
Crispy chicken, chilli garlic sauce, coconut, kale and seeds

Murgh Tikka
Chicken breast marinated with mint and coriander, finished in the tandoor

Kerala Calamari
Spice crusted squid, lightly fried, served with pickles and bell pepper mayonnaise


Served with steamed rice and assorted breads

Tiger Prawns Alleppey
Tiger prawns cooked in a clever blend of raw mango, fresh ginger and coconut milk

Nadan Beef curry
Home – style Kerala beef curry with roasted coconut, spices and tempered with shallots & curry leaves

Murgh Lababdar
Tandoori chicken tikka in a spiced onion and tomato sauce -A Mughlai preparation

Paneer Makhani
Indian cottage cheese steeped in rich tomato sauce flavoured with fenugreek leaves


Chef’s signature Chocomosa served with homemade ice-cream
From 20.00 per person for two courses | 25.00 per person for three courses


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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