5 Must-Try Dishes from Cardiff's New Spring Menu 2024

5 Must-Try Dishes from Cardiff's New Spring Menu 2024

Welcome back, food enthusiasts! Spring has sprung at Thomas Bar and Restaurant, and we are thrilled to unveil our tantalising new menu filled with seasonal delights that will tickle your taste buds.

Cardiff's new spring menu is a true feast for the senses, featuring locally sourced ingredients and exotic flavours. Whether you're in the mood for something savoury or sweet, there's something for everyone on this menu.

We've highlighted five irresistible dishes you must try when visiting Thomas Restaurant at Future Inn Cardiff. Each is bursting with flavour and will leave you feeling satisfied and content. 

5 New Dishes to Try

1.     Welsh Rarebit on Sourdough Toast with Sticky Fig Chutney (v) 

Let's start with a true Welsh classic – our mouthwatering Welsh Rarebit. Creamy, melted cheese infused with a hint of mustard is generously slathered on thick slices of freshly toasted sourdough bread. But we don't stop there! We elevate this traditional favourite by serving it alongside our delectable sticky fig chutney, adding a delightful sweetness that perfectly complements the savoury richness of the rarebit. It's comfort food at its finest and a must-try for cheese lovers.

2.    Bavette Steak with Chips and House Salad (gf)

Calling all meat lovers! Indulge in a carnivorous delight with our succulent Bavette Steak. Sourced from the finest cuts and expertly grilled to your liking, this tender steak bursts with flavour with every juicy bite. Accompanied by crispy golden chips and a fresh house salad, it's a hearty and satisfying option that will leave you craving more.

3.    Salmon Provençal with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives, Capers, Basil, Red Onion, Lemon, Olive Oil, Courgette, and Roast New Potatoes (gf)

Transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of Provence with our exquisite Salmon Provençal. This dish is a symphony of Mediterranean flavours, featuring a tender salmon fillet cooked to perfection and adorned with a vibrant array of cherry tomatoes, briny olives, zesty capers, fragrant basil, and tangy red onion. Served alongside crispy roast new potatoes and thinly sliced courgettes, each bite tastes like summer bliss.

4.    Vegan Spaghetti Bolognese with Vegan Mince, Rich Tomato Sauce, Vegan Cheddar, and Garlic Bread (vg)

Attention, vegans and plant-based enthusiasts! You won't want to miss out on our delectable Vegan Spaghetti Bolognese. Made with hearty vegan mince simmered in a rich tomato sauce, this comforting pasta dish is a true crowd-pleaser. Topped with dairy-free cheddar for a creamy finish and served with warm garlic bread on the side, it's a satisfying option that proves vegan dining can be both delicious and indulgent. Even meat eaters love this dish!

5.    Lemon Meringue Tart (v) 

Last but certainly not least, satisfy your sweet tooth with our heavenly Lemon Meringue Tart. This citrus-infused dessert is a symphony of textures and flavours, featuring a buttery pastry base filled with tangy lemon curd and topped with a fluffy cloud of toasted meringue. It's the perfect balance of sweet and tart, guaranteed to leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed.

Dishes on the menu in Thomas Restaurant

Which will you try first?

So, there you have it – five must-try dishes from Cardiff's new spring menu. But these are just the tip of the iceberg. The new menu features classic dishes and firm favourites such as salads, burgers, and pizza. Alongside succulent meats, fresh fish, local ingredients and more. Give your taste buds a treat today!

See the menu


Cardiff Bay Restaurant 

Thomas Restaurant is located in Future Inn Cardiff and serves British food and contemporary and traditional Welsh cuisine. We pride ourselves on providing the best, mouthwatering dishes using fresh local ingredients. All of our dishes are homemade on-site. We use local and fresh produce to give you a true Taste of Wales.

Whether you visit with friends, family, or colleagues for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, evening a-la-carte dining, or traditional roasts on Sundays, you'll be welcome. Did we mention that we have a 5-star food hygiene rating, too?

Sunday Lunch in Cardiff

To really satisfy your comfort food cravings, indulge in our Sunday lunch experience. It features succulent roast meats served with crispy roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, fluffy Yorkshire puddings, and a rich gravy. With vegan and gluten-free options, it's the perfect way to end your weekend on a high.


Sunday Lunch in Cardiff Bay

Where is Thomas Restaurant and Bar Cardiff?

You can find Thomas Restaurant on Hemingway Road in Cardiff Bay, opposite Cardiff County Hall and the Red Dragon Centre. If you dine in Thomas Restaurant, you get free parking. There is also electric car charging on-site, which you can use. Upon arrival, please enter your car details into the console to avoid being sent a penalty notice.

Make a Reservation

Open seven days a week from breakfast until dinner. The opening times are; Monday – Friday between 6.30am-10pm, Saturday between 7.30am-10pm and 7.30am-9.30pm on Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays). 

Contact the Thomas Restaurant team by calling 02920 487111, email thomas@futureinns.co.uk. Or book online:

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