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Festive Food in Cardiff

3 November 2022

Organising a festive shindig for family or friends?

Delicious food is a huge part of the Christmas period and we know how difficult it can be to choose a venue, and ensuring they’re not fully booked! Visit Cardiff have saved you the restaurant research and gathered 13 fabulous Christmas offers that will take you from breakfast, lunch, and to dinner.

Below is a guide to some of the best food and beverage deals in the city, so gather your loved ones and get booking those tables!

Chapel 1877

Whether it’s a family celebration, a catch-up with friends, or a well-deserved office get-together, let us do the hard work so you can spend your time getting into the Christmas spirit(s)!

The first floor hosts our restaurant and the à la carte menu, brimming with delicious and seasonal classics. To compliment your meal, our superb wine list showcases fine wines from around the world. The elegant setting and relaxed atmosphere make for the perfect location for a luxury dining experience.

Book online here.


Pieminister is making Christmas extra merry this year with Christmas pies and Bottomless Festive Feats served up all day, every day until the New Year!

Think 2 hours of all-you-can-drink cocktails, fizz and pints, plus your favourite pie piled high with creamy mash, winter veg, stuffing balls, parsnip crisps and lashings of gravy. All rounded off nicely with pudding, and all for just £40. With feasts starting from £13 and a booze-free ‘Not-omless’ option available, plus plenty of plant based and gluten free choices, the independent pie maker has got you covered this Christmas.

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Our Christmas menu is back, and to make up for lost time, it’s bigger than ever. As always, we’ve got an entirely vegan set menu too, so whatever you’re after this Christmas, we’ve got you covered. You can get two courses for £17.50 or three courses for £22.50. Our Christmas menus will be available from Monday 29th November – Christmas Eve and you can book now.

Whether you want an office Christmas dinner with a difference, or a hangover-busting lunch with your mates, there’s something for everyone on our Christmas menus.

This year Las Iguanas are getting Christmas right back on track, and it’s set to be the best ever. There’s something on the menu for everyone, from a 2- or 3-course feast to the return of the late-night Bottomless Brunches, and plenty of delicious dishes in between for all tastes, so if you don’t fancy spicy, that’s okay.

Enjoy 2 or 3 courses of Christmassy deliciousness from just £22.95*!

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Pioneering Sri Lankan street food restaurant group The Coconut Tree will be giving the traditional Christmas Dinner a south Asian twist this winter. The independent boutique operators are front-runners in bringing fresh Sri Lankan dishes to the UK, coupled with a laid-back, convivial atmosphere.

Whether it’s Sri-Lankan-style Split Sprouts with Cashews (£6) or the brand new spiced Turkey Baubles with a tangy cranberry dipping sauce (£6) – the island-inspired festive dishes are sure to warm the cockles on a cold winter’s day. For further information and to view menus, click here.

City Hall Lawns boasts two spectacular bars for 2022– with Sur La Piste Bar with rooftop terrace and even an Ice Bar! Visitors will be able to chill (quite literally) in -10-degree temperatures and take their best selfies in Cardiff’s newest and coolest Instagram hotspot.

Discover more here.

Here at Daffodil, a warm welcome awaits you and you’ll be feeling Festive as soon as you walk through our doors.

Our team have been working very hard behind the scenes to perfect our Christmas Menu, and they are beyond excited to cook, serve and host you over the Festive season. We promise to provide you with the finest local produce, freshly prepared and cooked to perfection. In addition, the bar will offer a variety of seasonal cocktails and tipples, as well as an extensive wine list that has been carefully designed to complement your Daffodil experience.

Book online here.

Choose from a delicious 3 course Festive Secret Garden set menu or buffet this Christmas at the Philharmonic.

Or for something different, gather your friends and enjoy the festive bottomless brunch complete with cranberry mimosas, Ferrero Rocher and Royale Fizz.

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The Ivy Cardiff Brasserie is celebrating the festive season with an array of joyful treats, including a limited-edition cocktail menu in collaboration with Monkey 47. Festive cocktails include the Popping Cracker Royale, a delicious gin and passion fruit concoction garnished with candy floss and popping candy, and the Nuts About Chocolate, an indulgent blend of vodka, baileys, and dark chocolate sauce with double cream and chocolate bitters.

A range of festive, seasonal dishes await guests this Christmas, including a twist on The Ivy’s iconic Shepherd’s Pie with confit goose and turkey, and a limited-edition Santa’s On His Way dessert, featuring a red velvet sponge and cream cheese frosting.

Book online here.


Celebrate the season in style with fabulous festive dining throughout December.  From elegant festive lunch dates with friends to the most spectacular Christmas Day lunch, join us at The Parkgate for a true taste of luxury.

The Angel Hotel

Why not opt for something different and book a festive afternoon tea? You will be welcomed with a warming glass of mulled wine before sitting down to a traditional tea served in our Castells Restaurant or for larger parties, private rooms can be arranged prior to arrival to make your afternoon extra special.

Our lunchtime get together’s are a great way to celebrate this season with family, friends and colleagues. This includes a delicious meal with coffee and mince pies, all the festive trimmings and our party lunches also include disco dancing with our DJ

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The Vale Resort offers a complete range of Christmas party nights to suit every budget and taste, including Festive Parties, Back to the Future Party Nights, Absolute Party Nights where all your food and drink is included, Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Nights and ‘Gin’gle Bell Ball at Hensol Castle, plus our sell out Family Sunday Lunch is the perfect way to enjoy Christmas completely stress-free.

Parties start from £43 per person. To find out more, click here.

The Christmas party season is fast approaching and it’s time to start making your festive plans. For a truly unforgettable Christmas party venues Cardiff, choose Future Inns. Located in the heart of Cardiff Bay, we are delighted to offer Christmas party nights, delicious cuisine and festive entertainment throughout the season.

Enjoy a hassle-free Christmas celebration and rely on our team to take care of all of the important details that will guarantee a fantastic Christmas event. Check out our Christmas party packages list below. From Christmas Parties, Festive Lunches, Lunch with Santa, Christmas Day Lunch to New Year’s Eve Celebrations, we’ll be sure to set the scene. Plus, hotel packages so you can stay the night, and continue the festivities in the city of Cardiff. Book here.



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Why not make a night of it and enjoy an overnight stay in one the capital’s hotels? Whether you choose a modern, stylish stay in the bustling city centre, the relaxed luxury of a spa hotel, or a night in the historic Cardiff Bay, you’re sure to wake up ready for more festive fun!

What will you get up to this School Holiday? Let us know on social media using @VisitCardiff #VisitCardiff.