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Festive Food in Cardiff

Friday, 10 November 2023


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!

Head to Laguna this December for a3 course all day Festive Menu, featuring a selection of sumptuous seasonal dishes. Our classic A La Carte Menu will also be available.

They are renowned for our Afternoon Tea offerings, throughout December they will be serving our Traditional and Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea with a festive twist. Book online here.

From 1 course for £14.50, 2 courses for £19.50, or go proper feast mode with 2 hours of bottomless drinks for £40pp. That’s right, Bottomless Festive Feasts are back for 2023. Think 2 hours free-flowing fizz, pints and select cocktails, plus a pie feast stacked high and choice of festive pudding, all for £40.

So, whether you’re organising your work Christmas party or simply looking for a feast to please the whole family, Pieminister cannot wait to welcome you in our Pieminister restaurants with our festive menu from 15th November. Head to to book, check out the menu and all things Christmas.

Deck with bowls with herbs and chillies! Christmas at Pho is heating up with bowls of winter-warming Phở and heart-warming curries. That means less predictable plates of meat and veg and more epic Pho dishes. Join Pho on your big shopping breaks, glammed up before a big night out or for a gift-swapping feast. Head to one of the many participating restaurants with your group of 5 or more and enjoy our special limited-time menu today.

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.

Free Christmas cocktail for every guest enjoying the Festive Menu! With all your Latin favourites, a few festive classics & happy hour all day every day*, Las Iguanas is the perfect place for your celebration!

Their Christmas menu is available from November 20th – January 7th. Bottomless Brunch is available to book every day excluding Christmas Day. Book Now

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 or the brand new spiced Turkey Baubles with a tangy cranberry dipping sauce – 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 2023 – 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 coolest Instagram hotspot.

Discover more here.

A warm welcome awaits you at the Daffodil, you’ll be feeling Festive as soon as you walk through the doors. The team have been working very hard behind the scenes to perfect their Christmas Menu, and they are beyond excited to cook, serve and host you over the Festive season. They 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.

Join The Philharmonic for a Christmas experience like no other! They’re your go-to destination for the festive season! Whether it’s a small get together with friends and family, or a larger gathering with your work pals, they have a lot of options available to suit any occasion!

Book anything from a private area with our delicious Christmas Buffet, to a Festive Brunch with Friends! They also have plenty of drink packages available for those looking to dance the night away into the early hours in our famous Club 360. Book online here.

Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Christmas with the Festive Set Menus, crafted to capture the magic of the season. Available from 14th November, enjoy two courses for £50 or three-courses for £55, and delight in their show-stopping Goose and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie and the irresistible Christmas Crème Brûlée, amongst other festive dishes.

To accompany these festive delights, they’ve curated a fine wine selection that will perfectly complement your meal, and for those who crave something extra special, try the festive cocktails, crafted with seasonal flavours. Book online here.


Reserve the hottest table in town and save 15% off drinks all night. Celebrate yuletide in the city in glamourous style beneath the glittering chandeliers of The Sorting Room Bar. Guarantee your table, receive 15% off drinks throughout the evening and enjoy live entertainment on selected nights. 
Treat yourself to an extra special dining experience this Christmas. Make it a chic and stylish affair in the heart of the city, with fabulous festive dining in the most elegant setting of The Sorting Room restaurant, an occasion to be savoured. Book online here.
The Angel Hotel

Join The Angel Hotel this Christmas for the traditional festive fair. Choose from merrymaking lunches, festive party nights and even the traditional Christmas Day Lunch with the family.  You’ll receive a warm Welsh welcome when you choose The Angel Hotel this festive season!

Private Bar from £25 per person: Why not hire out Castle Arms pub this Christmas for your festive social gathering. Package includes room hire, finger buffet and a drinks reception. Party Lunch from £25 per person: Want to leave the office early and start the party sooner? Our lunch-time dinner dance gives you and your colleagues the best excuse! Book online here.

Whether it’s a Christmas party night with overnight accommodation, a relaxing Christmas dinner or Christmas break with the family, you will find the perfect way to celebrate the festive season with family and friends at the Vale Resort.

Located only 20 minutes from Cardiff, they are the perfect choice for your Christmas celebration this festive season. To find out more, click here.

Whether you’re looking to organise a spectacular Christmas party for colleagues, a festive night out for friends or a celebratory feast with loved ones, they’ve got the perfect package for you.

However you would like to celebrate, voco brings a touch of class to all events. With everything from glamorous formal dining to laid back festive afternoon teas, there’s an event for you, whatever you’re looking for! Download the Christmas brochure here.



For more information on Christmas in Cardiff, visit:

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.


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