The cooking is inspired by “the Keralan philosophy of fresh, light and healthy food” and the flavours are amazing. It’s Indian – but not as you know it.
A “first-class” subcontinental that “shines as a beacon among the plethora of taste-alikes with which Cardiff abounds”; its cuisine is “more fusion Indian than regional”, and even sceptics of the genre agree that it “takes Asian food up a notch”.
‘I was transported from Cardiff to the Kerala trail from the first mouthful’
Independent on Sunday
“Keralan Cooking refinined to an exceptional standard”
Observer Food Monthly
“Mint and Mustard serves the best Indian takeaway you’re likely to eat anywhere”.
“Serious, modern Indian food.”
Jamie Magazine (Jamie Oliver)
“We can’t overstate how superb this food is: Bombay chaat like little crispy space hoppers; Fig and fresh coriander naan, hot from the tandoor. It’s a blast, it’s a buzz, it’s knock-your-block-off brilliant.”
Tatler Restaurant Guide
“Certainly the best curry in Cardiff’, this Gabalfa spot offers a take on Indian cuisine that’s ‘completely different from others hereabouts’; and the results are ‘unusually good’ too.”
Harden’s, the UK’s leading independent restaurant rating guides, covering nearly 3000 restaurants.
“The service, the food and overall experience was exceptional. Kerala cuisine is incredibly fresh, light and fragrant; you are left satisfied, without the usual bloated feeling. Mint & Mustard is a gourmet pleasure and if you haven’t already been, go and be surprised and delighted.”
It’s On Cardiff learns the secrets of Mint and Mustard’s award-winning contemporary Indian Cuisine with one of their fantastic Cookery Experiences Classes. . . . .
The Mint and Mustard is one of the UK’s most critically acclaimed Indian restaurants. Already recognised as one of Cardiff’s finest dining experiences, their innovative approach to Indian Cusine has seen Mint and Mustard pick up major awards from Michelin, The Observer, Sunday Times, Tatler, the Good Food Guide and many more. Described by Tatler as “knock-your-block-off brilliant”, Mint and Mustard has successfully redefined Indian cuisine as we know it with their unique menu of fresh, contemporary and distinctly different dishes.
To say I had a fantastic time at The Mint and Mustard Cookery School this weekend, well that would probably be the understatement of the year! Who knew learning could be fun?!
The day kicked off at 1pm with an introduction to one of Britain’s finest Chefs, the award-winning Santosh Nair and our host for the day, Sue Tasher (Co-owner of Mint & Mustard At Home, Penarth).
“The Mint and Mustard redefines Indian cuisine through innovative, beautifully presented food, creating an unforgettable dining experience.”
South Wales Echo