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Christmas and New Year opening hours

We will be closed from 23rd December to 30th December 2018 inclusive. We are open New Year’s Eve, click here to see our celebration menu. We are closed 1st and 2nd January 2019 and open again as usual on January 3rd.   We wish all our customers a very Happy Christmas, Nadolig Llawen, Bon Nadal!

Food & Wine pairing at La Cuina with Vinyes dels Aspres

Top winemaker David Molas, from Vinyes dels Aspres visits La Cuina on Thurday  28th June 2018 @ 7.30pm. Join us for an evening of excellent wines, food and insight into the lives of small independent wine producers in Catalunya We have the pleasure of presenting four of his best wines alongside four new dishes from La Cuina. A unique food and wine pairing

Cava – you’ll get exactly what you pay for

We love Cava   Naturally we love Cava and we are proud of it. Cava is an integral part of Catalan wine culture as well as being synonymous with friendship and family; there will always be a bottle of Cava on a Catalan dinner table! La Cuina is lucky to have access to some of Catalunya’s

We’re back … and we have news!

We are back in the kitchen after a very enjoyable summer break. Every year we look forward to going home to Catalunya, catching up with family and friends over long lunches, enjoying the long hot days and visiting our suppliers. We’re lucky to work with such great people, people who always strive to create quality

St Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine or the Feast of Saint Valentine – named as such to honour Saint Valentinus, who, whilst imprisoned, cured the jailer’s daughter leaving her a letter of love signed your Valentine before his execution. Celebrate St Valentine’s day with an intimate dinner at La Cuina. Spoil your loved one with authentic Catalan food and our very popular

Cava – a very versatile wine

As you probably know we are huge fans of quality Cava, we work directly with artisan producers and bring their delicious wines to La Cuina. With Christmas fast approaching we are looking forward to celebrating with Cava. There is something really special about Cava, it’s more of an experience than simply a drink. It brings

Dessert wine – the most underrated wines

With Christmas just around the corner we are thinking about wine as well as food! In Catalunya a lot of time is spent around the table over the festive period, long lunches with great conversation among family and friends. The wines are as important as the food. When we’ve warmed up with Cava then enjoyed some great

Torrons – an old and delicious Catalan tradition

With Christmas just around the corner we are thinking about our Catalan traditions, and of course what we will eat and drink during the festive period. One of the oldest traditions comes from the village of Agramunt, 1.5 hours west of Barcelona, near to the Serra del Bellmunt, a wild mountainous rural region. Agramunt is

Michelin Guide 2017 & The Sunday Times

It’s already been an exciting week at La Cuina, on Sunday 2nd October we were mentioned in the Sunday Times food supplement magazine “Dish”, nominated among the best family run restaurants in the UK! One of only 2 Welsh restaurants mentioned. We had more good news this week, we had confirmation that again we have

La Cuina turns 4!

4 years ago we opened our doors to bring a taste of Catalunya to Cardiff. We hoped that our passion for our native land would shine through in every dish and every wine; finally a dream had come to fruition. An incredible amount of work goes in to sourcing and importing our craft wine and food products, however it’s