Event | Cocktails and Canapés at 29 Park Place.

A few weeks ago I was invited along to a
press launch for a new restaurant opening in Cardiff. I took Dan along with me
and we were both very excited to see what 29 Park Place had to offer.

Champagne flutes for the guests
Yummy cocktails – and so Instagrammable.

The place itself is really cool. It has a
quirky, relaxed vibe emphasised by the interior décor and funky surroundings.
The restaurant is built to resemble an old-school house, with various sections
being split into different “rooms”. For example, the bar is the “kitchen” and
there is an area called the “lounge” with comfy chairs and tables surrounding
televisions where you can sit back and relax and even play X-Box. (That’s where
Dan spent much of the evening!)

Dan enjoying his champagne
Seriously bad hair day but who cares when there’s champagne?
We loved the funky light fixtures and quirky deer decor.

We were handed a champagne flute and were given
a tour and shown all the innovative design ideas. We really liked how the menus
were stored in old video cases and the funky light features and colour schemes.
29 Park Place had a sort-of nineties vibe, which was brought bang up to date
with the lavish furniture and artwork.

Dan reading the menu from one of his favourite film cases.
We loved the sleek and sophisticated feel.
The innovative menu displays.

After a little look around we ordered some
cocktails and were brought out some of their dishes to try. The cocktails were
Jam Berry, which were ice cold and super fruity and really delicious. They were
really refreshing with a slight kick, which we loved. We also got to try some
of their curry, which was tasty but really hot so we couldn’t eat it all as
we’re both not a fan of spicy foods, and some meatballs and spaghetti which was
amazing. It’s safe to say we were extremely impressed and we will be returning
for some cocktails and meatballs in the near future.

The Jam Berry Cocktails were delicious.
Curry and rice – HOT!
Spaghetti, meatballs and heaps of cheese – my favourite!

The press launch was a success and I was
really glad to have been invited. The staff were fabulous and couldn’t do
enough for us, and the place is really innovative and funky, so great if you’re
after something a little different from the usual chain store restaurants you
eat at. It has a unique twist with the 90s theme and I really loved the food
and drinks. If you’re from South Wales or even South West England, definitely
take a trip into Cardiff and try out 29 Park Place.

Lots of love, 

Jessie. xoxo

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18 Comments

  1. Natalie Ann
    October 6, 2015 / 8:29 am

    This all looks so good! I love the idea of the menu being in the VHS covers – what a great use for them! 🙂 Natalie Ann xo // Petal Poppet Blogs ♥

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:26 am

      Such a quirky, cool idea isn't it? : ) xx

  2. Liliann Dehn
    October 6, 2015 / 9:01 am

    This drinks look so good! And I get hungry! Nice interior in this place. Hope You have a great day!lilianndehn.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:26 am

      Thanks for reading Liliann xx

  3. May Cho
    October 6, 2015 / 12:17 pm

    I'm in love with the lounging area; it sounds like such a lovely place to relax and have a bit of food! What a great restaurant and review, Jessie!May | THE MAYDEN | Bloglovin'

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:26 am

      Thank you May 😀 xx

  4. Shireen L. Platt
    October 6, 2015 / 3:13 pm

    Using a VHS cover as menu is a very creative and brilliant idea, I never even thought of that. It looks like a really good event and the spaghetti and meatballs look absolutely scrumptious.Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:26 am

      It is a really cool idea! And yes it was delicious! xx

  5. Mel Davies
    October 6, 2015 / 8:37 pm

    This looks brilliant, I'll keep it in mind for next time I'm home :)Lillies and Lipbalmx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:25 am

      It was so lush – definitely try it out! xx

  6. alicekatex
    October 6, 2015 / 10:21 pm

    Love the look of the cocktails! xxalicekatex

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:25 am

      They were amazing! xx

  7. Samantha Betteridge
    October 7, 2015 / 10:58 am

    These cocktails look so delicious! And the place looks like it has just a chilled vibe to it, looks like a lovely place to go 🙂 xxSam // Samantha Betteridge

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:13 pm

      They were really fab! 🙂 xx

  8. The Garage Starlets
    October 7, 2015 / 4:14 pm

    Love love !!!!TGSxoxohttp://thegaragestarlets.com/2015/10/lines/

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      October 7, 2015 / 8:13 pm

      Thank you 🙂 xx

  9. Yasmin Rebecca
    October 9, 2015 / 9:43 am

    those cocktails look so yummy! xxxwww.thesweetsevenfive.com

  10. Vicky
    October 11, 2015 / 3:37 pm

    This looks gorgeous! xx

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