Mint & Mustard
134 Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, CF14 3LZ
- Recommended for:
- Couples, Culture vultures, Families with teenagers, Foodies, Nightlife, People watching, Shopping, Sightseeing, Trendiness
Expert review of Mint & Mustard
I love a good curry, and Cardiff isn’t shy of places to enjoy them. Other high-level Indian restaurants include both branches of the Spice Merchant and Moksh. Like Mint & Mustard, they’re a far cry from the dingier late night drop-ins for those who’ve drunk a little too much. Mint & Mustard pips its rivals to the post with its great monthly master class sessions.
Chef Anand George hails from South India and his menu reflects this with a large quantity of interesting fish dishes. There’s some really interesting desserts on offer too, bear that in mind while you’re enjoying the savoury dishes as they’re not to be missed!
The Bombay chaat is a must; pop them in your mouth and let them explode with sweet flavours and crunchy textures. Don’t be scared by their pork vindalu, it’s actually based on a Portuguese recipe and is incredibly tangy without any of the nasty, chemical heat you’ll find in a typical vindaloo.
Mint & Mustard can be quite the lively affair thanks to its popularity. Regular families and large groups add to this atmosphere too.
It can be a tiny bit slow when they’re at capacity but is always friendly and helpful when studying the menu’s off-the-beaten-track curry selection.
Mint & Mustard is on Whitchurch Road in Heath, which is north of the city. If you’re staying pretty central it’s about 20 minutes in a cab or 45 minutes' walk.
It’s not the cheapest Indian restaurant in the city, expect to pay between £12-£15 for a main dish.
Mint & Mustard’s sister establishment Chai Street is just next door. Open during the daytime only, it celebrates everything great about Indian street food and small, lunch-style dishes.
More information on Mint & Mustard:
- Price guide:
- 134 Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, CF14 3LZ
- +44 29 2062 0333
- Lunch, Dinner
- Opening times:
- Open from 12.30pm-2.30pm for lunch and 6pm-11pm for dinner.
- Accepts Credit Cards:
- Essential at peak times