Housed in an over-100-year-old gorgeous Grade I listed gothic-style mansion, Park House Restaurant, situated in Cardiff’s bustling and cultural city centre, combines the best of French cuisine, including ingredients sourced from the Rungis International Market in central Paris, with the finest Welsh produce to create a rare and exceptional treat any foodie will treasure. Grand, luxurious, and sophisticated, the recently refurbished dining area makes for the perfect setting in which to enjoy a memorable and magical lunchtime or evening meal. With the building’s large and ornate windows overlooking Gorsedd Gardens, comfortable seating, and wooden panelling adorning the walls, sit back and let this venue cocoon you with its warmth and elegance.
Although masters at everything they do, it’s their wine list which is really the jewel in Park House’s crown. Recommending the ideal wine to perfectly complement each and every meal on the menu, this exceptional offering has won several prestigious awards over the years, including the AA Wine List of the Year for Wales and the UK, and Best Wines By the Glass at the 2018’s Condé Nast Johansens Champagne Taittinger awards.
Park House also recently refurbished their 1st floor into a stunning and fully furnished luxury wine bar, Pinot, allowing guests the opportunity to unwind in plush surroundings whilst savouring an excellent cocktail or sipping on an exceptional glass of wine from their enviable and extensive selection. The perfect place to chill out with friends and lose yourself for a couple of hours, the bar, which is open from 11am until late Tuesday to Saturday, also offers visitors a tempting selection of cheeses, meats, and nibbles to enjoy with their tipple of choice.
If you’re a wine connoisseur or just simply wish to unwind after your dinner in the restaurant, Pinot shouldn’t be missed. With over 1500 different bins to choose from and over 80 by the glass selections including champagne, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for adults with all the choice and tempting options that await you. Not only is Pinot one of the most extensive wine and champagne destinations in the UK, but the bar also boasts a cocktail, beer and spirit list that shouldn’t be overlooked.
Plan your visit to the rare and wonderful Park House to sample their award-winning wine offering and let Head Chef Matt Waldron stun you with his exquisite French-influenced menu and extensive local knowledge of Welsh produce. With an à la carte menu that changes seasonally, enjoy starters like mouth-watering Orkney scallop served with Jerusalem artichoke, Paris brown mushrooms, fennel seed and truffles, mains like Llaneillo venison loin served with parsley root, black cabbage and pickled apple, and desserts like lemon and blueberry meringue. Park House also specialises in tempting tasting menus which showcase the chef’s favourite dishes.