20 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3DQ
Situated in Cardiff’s bustling city centre and housed in a handsome, Grade I listed, gothic-style mansion, the popular Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar is the place to go in the city if you’re looking to cosy up away from the cold with a food and drink offering that never fails to warm the soul. Showcasing the finest seasonal Welsh produce along with speciality ingredients sourced from the Rungis International Market in central Paris, dining out at this rare gem of a restaurant and digging into exquisitely presented dishes is always a delight, and that’s without even mentioning the restaurant’s multi-award winning wine list.
With its incredibly luxurious feel, boasting walls with wood panelling and large windows looking out across the gorgeous Gorsedd Gardens, along with a plush new wine bar on the first floor which offers an enviable selection of wines by the glass, come and see for yourself why this real dining destination has won such awards as the AA Wine List of the Year and Best Wine by the Glass at the Champagne Tattinger UK Wine List Awards 2018 in recent years.
In fact, there’s never been a better time to visit this establishment, with an exciting line up of events this autumn and winter that will make you forget all about the long, dark nights and dismal, depressing weather.
End of Year Wine Dinner Extravaganza – Friday 22nd November
The final wine dinner of the year at Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar is guaranteed to be a real winner. Boasting all the very best wines from the restaurant’s previous wine dinners over the last 11 months – in fact, every dinner will be represented at least once – as well as a few old vintages, if you somehow managed to miss every other wine dinner in 2019, you can still salvage this fatal blunder by booking your spot at the restaurant’s very best one.
An epic event tailor-made for Cardiff’s most passionate wine connoisseurs and foodies, this End of Year Wine Extravaganza will start with a champagne tasting in the bar followed by a ten-course seasonal tasting menu.
In the Wine Bar: Wine & Charcuterie Tasting – Tuesday 26th November
(£25pp 6.30pm to 8.30pm)
Every month, Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar holds a series of regional monthly wine tastings on their 1st-floor wine bar and this month the restaurant is showcasing some amazing charcuterie from Wales, Scotland and England.
An affordable opportunity to get to sample outstanding wines from the restaurant’s winemaker and importer friends, each and every wine will be available to purchase on the evening, and every guest will also be provided with a tasting booklet with notes.
Also, if you choose to dine at the restaurant after the tasting and savour some of the incredible dishes off of their new seasonal autumn menus, you’ll get a 25% discount off of all drinks and food.
Highland Wagyu Beef Evening – Friday 29th November
For just £99 per person, join Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar for an evening dedicated to the extraordinary Highland Wagyu Beef. Starting in the wine bar at 7pm with Wagyu beef pastrami, discover the finest Wagyu Beef in Europe with an 8-course tasting menu skilfully prepared by the restaurant’s gifted chefs as Craig Smith from Highland Wagyu talks you through what makes Wagyu beef so special.
A feast carefully composed to showcase full blood Highland Wagyu Beef to its fullest, a variety of different cooking processes and cuts will be utilised to create a symphony of fantastic flavours that will have your tastebubs standing on their feet and vociferously applauding.
With a herd of 2000 individuals, the cattle are born, bred and fed in the Perthshire Ochills and hand-reared and handpicked for their maturity and flavour to deliver the ultimate Wagyu experience.
It won’t just be all beef though. The 8-course tasting menu will also contain fish and vegetable dishes, along with desserts, all with a unique Wagyu twist.
Six-Course Christmas Day Lunch 2019
(£120pp/ £65 for children)
If you’d like to save yourself from the stress of preparing Christmas dinner this year, Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable Christmas Day. Boasting warm oak panelling, roaring fireplaces, luxurious seating, and the restaurant’s famous and elegantly decorated 20ft Christmas tree, you’ll wonder why you always stayed at home when Christmas at Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar offers an enchanting festive experience that would be difficult to match.
In addition to your three-course feast, you’ll also be treated to Christmas canapés, an amuse bouche, a pre-dessert, and petit fours with a choice of tea or coffee. Santa will, of course, have also visited the restaurant too, leaving presents for the children.
Ten-Course New Year Eve Dinner with Music from Peter Karrie – Tuesday 31st December
With live music from West End legend Peter Karrie, New Year’s Eve at Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar provides the perfect spot in which to watch the firework celebrations at Cardiff Castle, but it’s the ten-course tasting menu with a Tattinger Champagne toast at midnight that will really blow you away. Don’t worry, the restaurant can also cater to all dietary requirements and even offers a full vegetarian menu.
A showstopping spectacular full of food, wine, music, and laughter, where better than this cosy and beautiful gothic building to bring in the New Year?
If you wish to book any of these events, contact the restaurant directly on 029 2022 4343 or email [email protected].
Read our review of Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar here – https://www.foodanddrinkguides.co.uk/wales/cardiff/park-house-restaurant-wine-bar
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