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Park House

20 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3DQ, Wales
+44 0292 022 4343
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Ranked #35 of 871 restaurants in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $58 - $95
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: A venue unique to Wales, the Park House offers stylish and elegant surroundings to provide the perfect space for entertaining and socialising in an atmosphere of understated luxury in the heart of Cardiff City. Park House prides itself on offering its customers a diverse choice of services – from its bars offering a collection of fine wines, champagnes and cocktails unparalleled in Wales, to its exceptional restaurant and private dining experiences. Team all this with the fantastic range of entertainment and monthly events and the Park House truly stands out as a venue unique to Wales. Housed in a magnificent Grade I listed building designed by William Burges, the building is considered to be a masterpiece in Gothic residential design. It is situated in one of the finest areas of South Wales, close to the Castle, City Hall, Law Courts, New Theatre, National Museum & Gallery and the Millennium Stadium.
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English first
Cardiff, Wales
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

I visited the Park House in Cardiff with my husband as part of a birthday treat. I thoroughly enjoy the experience of enjoying afternoon tea, however, I have to say that this "experience" was totally underwhelming. On arrival, we entered the restaurant expecting to see at least one table laid up for afternoon tea. There was no real attempt at... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

My wife and I ate at Park House on 4th July as part of their South African Wine Week dinner. As usual, we were warmly greeted and shown to our seats in the bar for a pre-dinner drink with canapes. Delicious. Our 7 course taster meal with matched wines was the excellent standard we have come to expect and experience... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Park House is a stunning, fine dining venue. The building is wonderful - Grade 1 listed. It feels special and exclusive. The service was excellent, the food to high quality, well cooked and excellently presented. Unfortunately, the food was not to our taste. We tried the tasting menu and found the food very rich or very sweet (dessert). Check... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is the second time I have been for the tasting menu. It is fantastic, the waiting staff are attentive and have a good knowledge of the courses. The wine waiter was also knowledgable. The ambience of the restaurant is relaxed with stunning decor. I would recommend especially if your trying to impress.

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Swansea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

My son bought me this evening as a Christmas present. I was a bit taken aback as I'd never had anything like it before and wasn't too sure about going. I AM SO GLAD WE WENT-AN ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC TIME ALL ROUND-thank you!!!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Taster menus here amazing, service fantastic, brilliant staff very knowledgeable, beautiful old building but decor/setting is a bit odd.........could do with a refresh and better ambience, just personal taste I guess. Would definitely recommend this place, good to visit after the theatre.

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cardiff
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I have wanted to eat here for ages. We finally got the opportunity recently and it lived up to expectations. The food was creative and delicious. Service was good if a little erratic. The building itself is stunning. Drinks are very pricey, but worth it for a splurge.

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Pontypool
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Park House is an absolute gem. The food and service is first class. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and give excellent advice on wine and menu choices. My partner and I have eaten here about 8 occasions and every time it is superb and we always end up making another reservation. I think its safe to say that its... More

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cardiff
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I feel a little disingenuous giveing 3 stars as the food was good (not michelin starred but good). However, the service and attention to detail was poor. From the lenght of time it took to get a pre-diner drink to the dining room devoid of waiters who were busy chatting outside(I contemplated ringing the restaurant while at my table to... More

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Cardiff
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Food perfect , presentation perfect , staff very friendly. Ladies Toilet , no toilet paper , carpet needed a good hoovering . More attention to the toilets Please .spoilt the whole experience .

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