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Restaurant James Sommerin

The Esplanade, Penarth, CF64 3AU +44 2922279201

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Main course: £20
Food spend: £55
Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30, 15:00 - 16:30 & 19:00 - 21:30.

Wine and dine devine!

Joe Chesterman 20 May 2017
from Cwmbran

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Boasting enviable views across the Severn Estuary, Restaurant James Sommerin in Cardiff presents Michelin star-winning cuisine. Multi-award-winning chef James Sommerin brings a taste of fine dining to Penarth through his expertly-crafted European menus and immaculately-presented dishes.

Offering 5, 7 or 10 course tasting menus, dishes include braised pigs head with celeriac and star annis, and duck with lavender, beetroot and soy sauce. Available at both lunch and dinner, the extensive selection of exciting dishes available on each menu is sure to excite the palate. A vegetarian tasting menu is also available, with innovative dishes such as truffle with asparagus and onion, and pearl barley with parsley and parsnip.

Lighter choices are available at lunch, such salmon with peas and asparagus, and pork belly with liquorice and carrot. With a carefully-selected wine list sourced from boutique and organic vineyards across the globe, each menu can be accompanied by an expertly-matched wine pairing to enhance the tasting experience.

Fine dining from a Michelin-starred chef, Restaurant James Sommerin in Cardiff sits 7 minutes’ walk from Penarth train station.

Restaurant James Sommerin

The Esplanade, Penarth, CF64 3AU

Contact +44 2920706559
Reservations +44 2922279201

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Customer reviews for Restaurant James Sommerin

4.6 (((() (based on 159 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (111)
  • luxury (91)
  • lunch (89)
  • romantic (73)
  • private dining (54)
  • views (50)
  • business (27)
  • trendy (26)
  • afternoon tea (20)
  • value (19)
  • large parties (12)
  • entertainment (6)
  • child friendly (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((( 23 May 2017 by David Mason from Penarth

    My wife and I visited the restaurant to celebrate our 7 year wedding aniversary. I can honestly say that the whole experience was an absolute pleasure. Delighful food, fantastic ambience, lovely setting, attentive staff.... what more could you ask! Thank you for making our anniversary so special.

  • ((((( 20 May 2017 by Joe Chesterman from Cwmbran

    Wine and dine devine!

  • ((((( 19 May 2017 by Richard Thomas from Bridgend

    Excellent service, outstanding food, just an exceptional place to eat and drink

  • ((((( 19 May 2017 by Kevin Crews from Lisvane

    Superb as usual!!

  • (((** 18 May 2017 by Gareth Jones from Chepstow

    Dining ok; service good.

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Steven Scarrett from Penarth

    you just have to go there

  • ((((* 14 May 2017 by Maud Bouillet from Cardiff

    Favorites dishe : see bass but a bit too salty for my taste

  • ((((( 11 May 2017 by Huw Williams from Pontypool

    Decor was very pleasant and helped with the dining experience.
    The sea view was also a positive on a lovely sunny day.
    We had the 6 course taster without wine. All courses were very very enjoyable. My favourites were the lobster and the lamb. My wife's were the lobster and the sea bass.
    We were there for three hours and loved every minute of it.
    My wife was delighted to receive an additional course as it was her birthday.
    Staff appeared to be very happy in their work and provided excellent service.
    We would love to have had the wine and would consider staying overnight if we come again.

  • ((((( 7 May 2017 by Craig Clubb from Penarth


  • ((((( 6 May 2017 by Linda Sugarman from Cardiff

    Fabulous attention to detail and beautiful food

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