Want to Raise a Glass to Beaujolais Day in Swansea? Here’s Where To Go
Nov 13, 2019
Nowhere does Beaujolais Day quite like Swansea City Centre. If you are looking for the ‘go-to’ places to enjoy your French sesh-capade, here are some lively options:
Pitcher and Piano
Live entertainment is on offer from Fonz and the Poet who will play from 3pm-5pm. What might interest you most is the 2-4-1 cocktails offer from 12pm to 5pm. Book here: 01792 46131. https://www.pitcherandpiano.com/bars/swansea
Highlight: The Beaujolais menu features classics like beer battered fish and chips and rib-eye steak.
Juniper Place has a popular, inventive menu and their very own gin micro-distillery. The venue has added extra tables due to Beaujolais Day demand, so get in quickly to book yours: 01792 468 715. www.juniper-place.co.uk/
Highlight: If the red stuff doesn’t float your boat try the Tom Collins cocktail, and let the Beaujolais Day celebrations be-gin!
If you have celebrated Beaujolais Day in Swansea City centre before than you will already be familiar with the Bras wine list. If you fancy a traditional Beaujolais Day celebration, pair a bottle of red with their signature continental menu. Book: 01792 469683 http://labraseria.com/
Highlight: A glass of Beaujolais fits nicely with the robust tomahawk steak.
La Prensa does Tapas Thursdays in a big way, so combine this with Beaujolais Day Thursday and you have a perfect pair! Book: 01792 469683. https://www.facebook.com/LaPrensaSwansea
Highlight: Their medallions of fillet au poivre work well with a glass of Beaujolais
Las Iguanas offers 2-4-1 cocktails and a two or three course set menu for the big day. They have just released a new Autumn menu to take your taste buds on a flavour journey from Brazil to Mexico. Safe travels! To book: 01792 930 565. https://www.iguanas.co.uk/restaurants/swansea
Highlight: If you don’t fancy wine, try the pink guava colada, you’ll be in a warm, sunny place, sitting under a palm tree in no time.
The Dragon Hotel
The Dragon is offering a drink on arrival, a four-course meal and live entertainment package, and another including an overnight stay – a great solution if you have one glass too many. To book: 01792 657100. www.facebook.com/TheDragonHotel/
Highlight: The special Beaujolais Day menu includes Coq Au Vin with mushroom, bacon and red wine.
The Three Lamps
One of Swansea City Centre’s newest venues, The Three Lamps has already found its niche and is a popular meeting point. They have Beaujolais Day activities planned, though spaces are selling out fast. Book: 01792 462047
Highlight: Beef bourguignon with mash and ratatouille with green herb oil feature on the Beaujolais Day menu.
No Sign Wine Bar
The No Sign is a regular pit stop for anyone who raises a glass to Beaujolais Day in Swansea. This year they have a hearty special menu and a lively roster of bands. Book: 01792 465300. https://nosignwinebar.com/
Highlight: Their pork belly and polenta sounds irresistible. As does the pumpkin risotto with almonds.
The Perch has an extensive list of Beaujolais goodies for Swansea’s favourite night out, including bubbly on arrival, free entry and two cocktails for £10 all day and night. If you are feeling fancy, they also have a VIP package on offer, featuring access to the basement room with entertainment, the Beaujolais buffet basket and a bottle for the table. To book: 01792 465860. https://www.facebook.com/Theperchswanssa
Highlight: Live music from Laura Benjamin, Peep Show and Double or Nothing as well as The Hat and The Fiddle downstairs in the VIP room.
Two smashing DJs will be on the decks for Beaujolais Day, and there will be 3-4-£10 cocktails, beers and tapas all day. To book: 01792 464111. https://www.old-havana.co.uk/
Highlight: The peanut butter and salted caramel martini.
Always a firm favourite on Beaujolais Day, Morgans is planning a marquee event, with live entertainment, a DJ and a carnival atmosphere. To book: 01792 484848
Highlight: The Edge (no, not that one) is the featured artist for Beaujolais Day at Morgans.
Bar No 6
Bar No 6 is a City Centre favourite for brunch and drinks. On Beaujolais Day, they will be offering a glass of Prosecco on arrival, a Beaujolais cocktail with your meal, a very inventive, French inspired tapas menu and a cocktail menu running all day. Book: 01792 480791. https://www.facebook.com/No6BarSwansea/
Highlight: Garlic, lavender and thyme baked camembert.
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel has lined up a French Kiss cocktail, or a glass of Beaujolais, an an amuse bouche for guests upon arriva. This will be followed by a 3-course French inspired meal. Look out for the flower wall and gin trolley for those insta-shots! Book: 01792 645898. https://www.thegrandhotelswansea.co.uk/beaujolais-day.html
Highlight: There will be a gin trolley and a prize for the best dressed punter.
There are, of course, other City Centre options for your Beaujolais Day celebrations in Swansea. Let’s make it one to remember!