Last Orders in the restaurant 9.30pm
Monday - Thursday, 10.00pm on Friday and Saturday, 9pm on Sunday.
Contact the restaurant team direct on 02920 111103.
- Families and Children Welcome
- Outside Seating Area
- Business Lunch
- Free WiFi
- Children's Menu available
- Disabled Access
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Gluten Free Available
- Dietary Needs Catered For
About Laguna Kitchen & Bar
Situated in the Park Plaza Hotel in the centre of Cardiff, the independently owned, family-run Laguna Kitchen & Bar has established itself over the past 12 years as an impressive fixture of Cardiff’s dining experience.
The award-winning restaurant serves Modern British cuisine with a twist of Welsh character, using the very best local produce to satisfy every palate.
The restaurant’s open kitchen and iconic wine wall create a charming and sophisticated environment ideal for a long, lingering lunch, 3 course dinner or an indulgent Afternoon Tea.
For a more relaxed ambience, the Laguna Bar features low tables, cosy sofas and intimate booths ideal for cocktails and conversation in the heart of the city. When the weather is favourable, the bar’s leafy, open-air terrace offers a unique area for al fresco dining.
The restaurant’s menus are crafted and updated to feature the best seasonal produce, whether it’s the A La Carte, Lunch, or Pre-Theatre Menu. For the full experience, try the Chef’s Table Tasting Menu, featuring six courses with four glasses of handpicked wine to complement each dish perfectly.
A few of my party found the cakes too sweet, maybe some savoury options would be good is cheese,biscuits,grapes
Excellent food! However the service was a little slow! Friday evening and only one person behind the bar. Attending bar and restaurant drinks. Having said that when we were served the drinks were superb.
Kirsten was delightful and certainly added to our enjoyment of the birthday treat - thank you. The Hendricks cocktail was divine ... A thoroughly couple of hours.
This Hendricks Gin Afternoon Tea was a gift and a brilliant idea! we loved the gin and tonic in the teapot - will try this approach with friends! - and the food was beautifully presented. There is plenty to eat and we have agreed to try the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea next time as it is savoury rather than sweet.
Everything was great, quality food at a great price however it was for too dark in the restaurant. Struggled to see menu and food!
Lovely light and airy restaurant. staff attentive but not on top of you. Good selection of starters mains and deserts with 3 course lunch. All food really tasty and well presented. Would definitely have Sunday lunch here again
Very lovely sunday lunch we met our son and friend who is at Cardiff university and it is a great place for a catch up and delicious food.We would like to come back and try the afternoon tea they looked lovely.Service was very good and the lady in the green suit had mor eor less done a back to back shift working the night before and then been called in for breakfast service and then still there at 2pm but she was efficient and polite you wouldnt have known she had finished work early hours and then been back at 7am.Credit to her.
Although it was lovely it was very busy I wish I had been told how busy the Sunday gets ...I felt we were a bit of an after thought with so many people having the roast dinners Was very well presented Also we weren’t offered extra tea when my voucher had said unlimited
Excellent food - we really enjoyed lunch
We visited Laguna for afternoon tea to celebrate a colleagues marriage. The staff were helpful and professional (despite numerous last minute requests from our team) and the food was delicious. Cannot rate Laguna highly enough.
My husband and I went for Hendricks Afternoon tea on Saturday and after a pleasant welcome by our server, our afternoon tea promptly arrived along with the Hendricks cocktail served in a quirky teapot. After this arrived we didn't see our server again and it would have been nice to have been offered additional drinks later on. The sandwiches and scones were all beautiful, but both my husband and I felt that the dessert tier was overly citrus themed (presumably to compliment the gin) and ended up being quite sickly. I would definitely book again, but would be more likely to order the original afternoon tea for more variety.
Superb service as always. The lady serving us had served us before and was really helpful and asked us how we were etc. The food received was lovely. All in all we'd love go do it again.
Terribly disappointing. Brought VIP guest for what I thought would be a quiet select dinner but it was too dark, the room had no atmosphere, drinks brought (white wine and bottled water were neither chilled nor served with ice ( who serves tepid water?!) the starter ( smoked salmon mousse with quail’s eggs turned out in fact to be about an ounce of salmon, some prawns and a bit of salad with 3/4 of a cherry tomato and nobody mentioned it wasn’t anywhere near as described when it was served, then really bland and tasteless Thai curry. Tiny portions. Waiters with one exception were charmless and depressed looking. Nobody offered us coffee. Incredibly over priced. Dessert was fine but the rest very poor. I’m really shocked by how poor it was and was embarrassed that I’d taken my guest who lives in LA, Chelsea and Italy somewhere so over rated. The only reason each category received one star is because the review wouldn’t accept none
On about two occasions we had to chase staff, for example, when not all hot foods brought to the table and also, when we were short of a pot of tea. Not a big deal but worth mentioning particularly as it was a friend's special birthday and we wanted everything to run smoothly.
Excellent service received. Very accommodating to allow us to celebrate our family occasion. Good food and enjoyed by all 13 guests young and old.
We had the pre dinner set menu and it was fantastic! Way exceeded our expectations and such good value at just £20 for 3 good courses.
Really poor quality food. Expect better from this venue. Been before but the pink afternoon tea was just not good enough. No wonder the restaurant was empty.
Great service, food and venue
Lovely food and great service. Thanks!
Really nice food and they offer to change some parts that you don’t like for example if you have any allergies Highly recommend
Our waitress Laura was amazing and added to the overall experience which was already great. Thank you.
Very disappointing meal, menu options very basic, food was rushed out and was tasteless and not memorable for 2 rosettes, wouldn't eat the pre theatre menu again, which is a shame as the Sunday lunch is first class
Positives - food was lovely, waiter who served our table was very professional. Good selection of drinks, overall experience was to make a friend feel special and succeeded. Liked the inclusive atmosphere eg different parties in same room for different celebrations but all made to feel welcome eg hen parties, parents with a newborn sat at the next table. All parties seemed to enjoy without intruding on each other s privacy. Negatives- lady at reception desk was quite rude In leaving me standing there waiting ( needed to ask where the Laguna restaurant was located) when I politely asked I received a frosty stare ( presumably because id interrupted her work. Again whilst in the bar area waiting at the bar in front of 2 gentlemen ‘serving’ they completely ignored me initially and didn’t even acknowledge me standing there ( a brief “we’ll be with you shortly” would have been acceptable). A young - rather busy - waitress obviously realised my discomfort and uttered the words for one of the ‘gentlemen’ to acknowledge me. Lastly when waiting to pay at the toll of the restaurant 2 gentlemen servers were standing just off to the left of the till behind the counter and they completely ignored us again- a rather harassed young waiter came to our aid after a few minutes of politely waiting. The point to this review is to highlight that the service of staff could be so much better, smiles, acknowledgements, don’t leave customers feeling that you are too busy to serve them ( especially when it s not evident that you are). For this reason alone I feel that the negatives outweigh the positives which is a real shame as I really wanted to enjoy the experience more. I hope the Park Plaza will take notice of my comments and train staff to know that whilst the customer is not always right by any means - they are important.
Waited too long to get our food, but it was lovely once it arrived. Service started off poor but got better as the dining experience went on.
The head bar man was so lovely spent time explaining the cocktail and came to the table 3 times to check all was well my mum was very impressed as was I