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Festive Food in Cardiff

Organising a festive shindig for family or friends? Since we missed out on celebrating the Christmas season last year, let’s make twice as many memories to make up for it!

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 15 fabulous Christmas offers that will take you from breakfast, to lunch, and to dinner. Below is a guide including some of the best food and beverage deals in the city, so gather your loved ones and get booking those tables!


Christmas is about joy, laughter and plenty of cheer. A celebration of friends and family coming together and here at Café Rouge we have the perfect package to share a special Christmas meal. This season we’re all about celebrating the joys of Christmas and if you’re organised and book early (before 30th September) our Christmas helpers will treat you to a free glass of Prosecco on arrival*T&C’s apply.

We have a tasty two courses menu for £18.95 or for an extra £3 you can make it three, featuring all those festive favourites and a few French twists.*Applicable on bookings for 2+, booked before 30th September. Festive menu available from 17th November to 3rd January. Not available on Thursday-Sunday in December). Book online here.

Pieminister’s famous Christmas pies are making a return this Christmas.

  • Mistlemoo – British beef steak, bacon & port
  • Cracker – Free range British turkey, ham, cranberry, parsnip & sherry
  • Deer Santa – Wild British venison, bacon, red wine & lent
  • Christingle (v) – Parsnip, chestnut, Cheddar & leek
  • Good Elf (v/vg) – Vegan ‘turkey’, cranberry, port & thyme

Enjoy a festive pie with mash or make it into a full-on feast with extra toppings: parsnip crisps, a stuffing ball stick, carrot & swede mash & festive gravy. Not only this, they’re making Christmas extra merry this year with bottomless prosecco and pints. You heard right.

Pieminister are serving up 2-course festive feasts with 2 hours of bottomless booze for just £40. If that doesn’t leave you feeling merry & bright, we don’t know what will. If you’re looking for something a little less boozy, get a 1-course festive feast on its own from £13. They’re taking bookings now for mid-November onwards, so get in quick. Book here.

Pho’s Christmas menu is back, and to make up for lost time, it’s bigger than ever. As always, they’ve got an entirely vegan set menu too, so whatever you’re after this Christmas, Pho’s got you covered. You can get two courses for £17.50 or three courses for £22.50.

The 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 their Christmas menus. Book your table now.

With all your Latin favourites, a few festive classics & happy hour all day every day*, Las Iguanas is the perfect place for your celebration.

Every day is a celebration at Las Iguanas, especially Christmas cooked from scratch by our skilled chefs. Be bold & discover somewhere more exciting this Christmas with a Latin American feast packed full of flavour. There’s something on the menu for everyone, so if you don’t fancy spicy, that’s ok too. Enjoy 2 or 3 courses of Christmassy deliciousness from just £21.95*!

When all you want for Christmas is brunch, you may as well go bottomless from £29.95pp! Celebrate this December with an extra hit of festive fizz. Choose a starter & a main with unlimited prosecco or draught beer. Upgrade to add a selection of cocktails for £5pp. SUNDAY-FRIDAY 11AM-5PM (last booking 3.30pm), SATURDAY 11AM-3PM (last booking 1.30pm), 90-minute slots by reservation only. Find it in the ‘Lunch’ section of the booking form. Book online here.

There’s plenty of room at the Inn this Christmas! Pontcanna Inn is ready to host your Christmas party this festive season. Christmas should always be the most wonderful time of year, this year more than ever since we didn’t get to celebrate in 2020, so we’re adding an extra dose of sprinkles for 2021!

Whether it’s a feast with your family, 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)! From classic roasts with all the trimmings, to plant-based goodness that’ll warm your cockles, we’re expecting ‘mmmm’s all-round! Book online here.

The Alchemist are celebrating Christmas with a nostalgic bang, throwing it back to a glam rock past. Introducing their ‘All That Glitters’ Christmas menu. Enjoy the glitz and glamour of a bygone age, full of indulgent food, drinks and utter debauchery.

Pair a seasonal cocktail with a 2-course menu for £30. Or make it a 3-course love affair for £35. A recommended pairing is their Biscoffee Martini (think espresso martini with Biscoff flavours) and the infamous Buttermilk Turkey In A Basket, served with a pork stuffing bon bon, festive slaw and seasoned fries. Search ‘Alchemist Christmas’ to view the menu and book.

There’s nothing quite like Christmas at The Chapel. As you walk up the turrets the magic begins. Sit below our grand chandeliers in this gothic venue and relax into the most wonderful time of the year. As we were unfortunate enough to not celebrate with you last year, we are adding an extra dose of sprinkles for 2021!

Whether it’s a feast with your family, 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)! From classic roasts with all the trimmings, to plant-based goodness that’ll warm your cockles, we’re expecting ‘mmmm’s all-round! Book online here.

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.

Celebrate the festive season the Bella Italia way! Our delicious Italian-inspired Christmas menus and seasonal specials have everything you need to plan the perfect Christmas party.

Tuck into two tasty courses for £17.99 per person or add a third course from an extra £2 per person to get those festive tastebuds tingling! Even better – Christmas parties of 6 or more, booked before 18th October, entitles each member of the group to a FREE glass of prosecco with their meal, the more the merrier at Bella Italia this Christmas! For more information on Christmas at Bella Italia, click here.

City Hall Lawns will boast two spectacular bars for 2021 – with a new-and-improved Sur La Piste Bar with rooftop terrace and even a brand-new 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.

Pour on the glamour for a Christmas to remember at The Parkgate, Cardiff’s finest new luxury hotel, part of the exclusive Celtic Collection. Soak up the stylish atmosphere and grand surroundings dressed up to the nines for delicious dining, drinks and dancing at their Christmas parties, or celebrate in style with a luxury stay and fabulous festive dining throughout December.

From an elegant evening get together with friends to the most spectacular Christmas Day lunch, join us at The Parkgate Hotel for Christmas luxury, chic and sparkle in the heart of the city. Find out more here.

The Angel Hotel

For over 350 years, the Angel Hotel has been the site of revelry and fun, and here’s your chance to be a part of it. After the longest of years, we all need a bit of a celebration! Offering the Angel’s iconic festive party nights from just £39.50 per person along with festive lunches and festive afternoon teas. Catering from two to 250 guests, along with Christmas Day lunch and Christmas and New Year’s Getaways, there really is only one place to celebrate your festive freedom.

Alternatively, why not hire out your own pub for a more informal party option in the Castle Arms Tavern or our quirky bar The Chambers opposite the Castle? Head to the website, call 029 2064 9200, or email

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 PartiesFestive 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.


At Hilton we’ve built a legendary reputation for being able to throw a great party. Let us take care of everything from the preparation to the little things that make it extra special. We’re experts at bringing it all together, so you can simply relax and enjoy.

Party Nights – 3 Course Menu available: December 4th & 23rd – £45.00 & December 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th – £49.50.

January Saver – 3 Course menu’s starting from £32. Let’s keep the party going into 2022. Contact the Bookings team here

Grey Restaurant -Festive Menu 3 course seasonal menu £30 Per Person

Grey’s Famous Bottomless Brunch – 2 Courses including free flowing Prosecco for 90 minutes available 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th 7 18th December £35.50 per Person

To Book online click here, email here or telephone 02920646400

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