Ever wished you could enjoy an exquisite dinner in a comfy restaurant with the ambience of the sea as a plus? Good news, that is exactly what you get at Restaurant James Sommerin. And even more!
An elegant restaurant seated gracefully at the seafront, decorated with long comfy sofa chairs which operates an open kitchen with artistic menus is the perfect description of Restaurant James Sommerin.
Having travelled extensively to several Michelin-starred restaurants across the globe, James Sommerin now ranks as one of the best chefs in the United Kingdom.
His artistry in the kitchen earned him his first Michelin star at The Crown at Whitebrook more than a decade ago. After the collapse of The Crown at Whitebrook, Sommerin continued to chase his passion for cooking, but in his restaurant this time.
The restaurant quickly gained recognition from people far and near because of his admirable expertise with food. Today Restaurant James Sommerin boasts a Michelin star among other awards such as AA restaurant of the year for two consecutive years (2016 and 2017), winner of The Food Awards Wales 2018, Gworb Aur Gold Award 2019, 3 AA Rosettes. The restaurant also made it to the Good Food Guide for 2017, occupying the 34th position and it is currently shortlisted as Restaurant of the Year in The Foods Award 2019.
Located at the Esplanade, Penarth, the Edwardian building is home to a five-star restaurant and nine luxurious rooms. Five of these beautifully decorated luxurious rooms enjoy the heavenly ambience of the Severn Estuary.
Stuck in Wales at night? Or just tired of driving after a long day? Maybe, mesmerized by the magnificent aura of the sea and show-stopper meals that you just want it to last for the night? Have no worries, Restaurant James Sommerin got you covered!
The brightly-coloured brick and timber Edwardian beachcliff building house nine sophisticated rooms decorated with queen-sized beds, splashes of abstract art, retro kettle and lampstand, and a host of others. As the icing on the cake, the spectacular aesthetic of the room is complemented with exhilarating sea views.
Besides the heavenly ambience of the sea, you also get to enjoy a 6-course taster menu when you book a room. Amenities include a flat screen television, tea and coffee making facilities, amongst others. Free WI-fi is also available. You just can’t beat it!
Now, to the food! Yes, the food! Finally.
The hallmark of your stay at Restaurant James Sommerin is arguably the culinary magic that Sommerin performs behind the glass. Sommerin can literally blow just about any visitor away with his creative menus. You can immerse yourself into this magical world with the 6-course meal or opt for the much larger 9- or 14-course meals.
Sitting on those plush comfy chairs with the dining light hanging just a few meters in the air, you get to enjoy the aura of the sea and watch Sommerin creatively create meals that you wouldn’t imagine ever exist. Sommerin and other staffs are always happy to tell you about the each meal.
Thanks to supplies like Barry Island Vegetables, Cardiff fresh fish, and Cwmbran’s meat, Sommerin has all the ingredients required for the magic show.
You will be amazed at the speed with which time passes quickly in heaven. Schedule a visit today!