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PORRO IS KNOWN FOR HOSTING SOME OF THE FINEST CHRISTMAS PARTIES IN CARDIFF.

The Porro Chefs have busy working away to create a special menu for Christmas 2017. We have a dedicated bookings team ready and waiting to take your enquiries and reservations for the festive season.  Please don’t hesitate to get in touch via the contact form below, remember its never to early to think about Christmas

Opened in 2015, Porro is the second venture from the team behind The Potted Pig. We serve a varied and constantly changing menu of modern British food with Italian influences Like The Potted Pig, we serve food we love cooking and eating.

Porro embraces the Italian philosophy of celebrating simple, quality ingredients. We make every effort to keep our menus seasonal, which means using as many locally sourced products from independent and local suppliers as possible. There are however some things which can only be sourced from Italy!

The wine and drinks menu has been carefully selected to match our menus and is reviewed on a regular basis. We carry an excellent range of independently sourced wines as well as a fantastic array of bottled lagers, ales and ciders.

In addition to our main restaurant dining room, we have a unique private dining room available for parties up to 20, on the first floor.  The rooms has been refurbished to offer a space which can be reserved for dining, celebration or for special hospitality – and includes its own mini-bar.

 

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Menu

 

Two Course £25, Three Course £30
Starters
  • Selection of cured Italian meats with buffalo mozzarella & accompaniments
  • Fritto misto with aioli & lemon
  • Handmade pasta parcels filled with spinach and ricotta, butter & sage served with garlic and moravia cheese (v)
  • Minestrone Soup served with sourdough bread
  • Crab, prawn & avocado salad
Mains
  • Rosemary and sage roasted turkey
  • Roast fillet of seabass, purple sprouting brocolli & capers
  • Beef braised in Barbera with balsamic roasted cipollini onions
  • Panfried veal escalopes, parma ham, sage & white wine
  • Cavolo ripieno, stuffed savoy cabbage with mushrooms and peppers (v)

All served with garlic and thyme roasted potatoes, seasonal greens and fennel carrots

Desserts
  • Chocolate arancini
  • Panattone bread and butter pudding
  • Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce
  • Blackcurrant sorbet (v)

 

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November 9th – Cardiff’s Christmas Kick Off

Christmas 2017 With the nights drawing in and the chill in the air, many of us may have been aware that Christmas is just around the corner however as of today Cardiff announces Christmas is here! If you take a trip to the city centre today, you’ll find the festivities in full swing. Cardiff’s Christmas campaign ‘Step into Christmas’ will reign in the season’s revelry with street parades and performances, music for the merrymaking and the grand illumination of lights. Free to all, the city kicks off its celebrations at 4:30pm and carries right through until 7:30pm and sees a …

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The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.” —Pierre Corneille Christmas is a special time, a time when gifts are at the top of our priority lists and imagination is at its peak – so just how beneficial is gift giving during the festive period, both for you and the recipient? Is it always important to give? The answer must be yes, particularly when you take the time and trouble to buy special and thoughtful surprises for friends, family and colleagues alike. Whilst it feels good to be on the receiving end, there’s a fantastic feeling of self-gratification when …

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Christmas Dinners that we’ve grown to love…

One phenomenon of the Christmas dinner (besides the pig in blanket) is its capability to change depending on whose hands it’s crafted in. Despite being constructed of the same components, somehow each home holds its own flavour – from the attributes of the gravy to the adornments on the Brussel sprouts. Crisp and fluffy roast potatoes, sausage meat stuffing and sharp cranberry sauce, it’s all the same – is it not? And although home cooks may share their culinary secrets, these are ideas merely borrowed, never replicated, making each Christmas dinner unique. From sordid ingredients to poor pallet preferences, family …

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What makes a ‘jolly holiday’?

Excluding the Scrooges among us, it’s known as ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ and with Christmas fast approaching many of us will have begun strategising how to spend the festive season. Undoubtedly it can also be the most stressful time of the year – from decking the halls to finding the perfect present, cultivating a Christmas is enough to make the best of us crack! So this year, ensure you take some time for yourself to enjoy the festive season. No matter how your Christmas countdown concludes, we’ve an array of ideas to ensure Christmas in Cardiff 2017 …

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Has the Christmas cake fallen out of fashion?

With three months to go…. the Christmas connoisseurs among us will know in order to be perfectly prepared for Christmas, now is the time to get planning. With your sloe berries a’brewing next on the list is the classic Christmas cake. This traditional treat requires a frequent tipple, commanding constant care on the run up to Christmas – however this effort doesn’t quite equate for the inevitable waste come the end of December. It would seem that the Christmas cake has fallen out of fashion as its Italian counterpart Panettone is taking centre stage. To get a piece of the …

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25 Replies to “Porro”

  1. I LOVE PANETTONE! I cant wait to come in and try it as Bread & Butter Pudding!!

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  4. We attended for a work Christmas party last year in the upstairs room…. while this was a little disorganised, the food was lovely and the room brilliant …it is in fact the cocktails that deserve the fantastic review.

  5. We went there Christmas Eve last year, 3 course meal off the Christmas menu was excellent, staff very attentive & friendly.

  6. I have heard mixed reviews on this branch of Porro. It was the first time we visited and were very impressed. The service was excellent, attentive, not intrusive. The food is good quality simple Italian fare.

  7. A great place to meet up for a quick bite in the morning. Excellent service, and good food that was exactly as described.

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  9. Booked the upstairs function room for a birthday meal on a Saturday night for 20 people (mix of ages). We had a fantastic night and can’t recommend Porro enough

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  12. I are here on a Saturday with my OH and another couple. The food was beautiful. We shared 4 ‘snacks” for starters all of which were lovely especially the rice balls

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  14. Had the best meal at Porro in Wellfield the other day – loved it so much that I’ve booked for December to sample the Christmas menu! Cannot wait to return!

  15. Porro is great for the whole family – it’s one of the few places I can take my kids too and they actually enjoy it! Do you have a kids menu this Christmas? The Potted Pig is much better suited to a romantic evening for two however – both of which I will enjoy this Christmas!

  16. What are your opening times throughout December please? Would love to make time to pay you guys a visit.

  17. We’ve got a Christmas party at Porro this year and I cannot wait! Having dined with you before I know we won’t be disappointed!

  18. I don’t usually get exciting about Christmas this early but this year I’m counting down already! Fabulous posts – really getting me in the mood for Christmas!

  19. Wonderful Christmas ideas! I’m always looking for new ways to spruce up Christmas!

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