FOOD & DRINK

Enjoy mouth-watering festive food & drinks at Christmas at Bute Park.

Fancy a tasty Christmas treat whilst enjoying our stunning light trail? We are hosting a selection of top, local street food traders who are ready to warm your bellies this Christmas as well as special festive drinks all along the trail.  We also have a great selection of kids food, plus smaller & cheaper portion options available.

There are three bars along the trail serving winter warmers, including spiced mulled wine, speciality hot chocolates and hot cocktails as well as a range of soft drinks and draught beers. It wouldn’t be a light trail without toasted marshmallows! Along the route you can grab your marshmallows to toast around our open fires. 

All dietary requirements will be catered for including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Children’s options will also be available along with affordable dishes for all the family. 

The Gourmet Griddle – German bratwurst cooked over fire with a range of Christmas toppings. An absolute machine of a trader, these tasty sausages won’t disappoint. Plus kids hot dogs & hogzilla’s & fries!

Keralan Karavan – Back by popular demand! Southern Indian traders Keralan Karavan will be serving up curry boxes, masala rolls, gunpowder masala fries & cheesy fries (a kids favourite!). These legends are Welsh and British Street Food award winnings and executive-head-chef Krish recently spoke on BBC Radio Wales. 

Smokin Griddle – Local Cardiff legends Smokin Griddle are bringing their finest cuts of beef for some banging burgers, expertly sauced with BBQ chicken bites on the side. 

Yorkshire Pudding Wraps – Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a yorkshire pud! Grab a yorkshire pudding stuffed with your choice of turkey, pork or delicious veggie alternative. 

Meating Point – Another of Cardiff’s street food royalty, authentic greek trader Meating Point serve Greek classics from souvlaki to kalamaki to fried halloumi. Get in line!

Scorchini’s Mobile Pizzeria – The pictures of these pizzas speak for themselves! Their mouth-watering napolitan toppings range from Welsh sausage and red onion to spicy pepperoni with a few Christmas twists up their sleeves! 

Did you think we’d forget dessert? This year, there are two delicious desserts to choose from! One for at the event and one to take home.  

Churros Hermanos – Authentic, delicious, chocolatey heaven. Their churros and chocolate sauce are to die for and completely vegan, we won’t tell if you don’t. 

Chock Shop – This brownie powerhouse is quickly becoming the most popular brownies around! With new toppings coming out of their ears, it is hard to resist their box of 6. Flavours range from raspberry and white chocolate to chocolate overload. Full up on pizza? Don’t worry, grab a box to take home! 

And finally, coffee! 

Coffee traders Handlebar Barista and Bibby’s Beans will be along the trail and in the finale food and drink area serving a range of freshly ground coffees and speciality hot drinks. 

All food & drink traders take card payments only, the event is fully cashless.