Inspiring Restaurants Ltd.
Cardiff: 029 2062 0333 Penarth: 029 2070 0500 Taunton: 01823 330770
info@inspiringrestaurants.com
Cardiff: 134 Whitchurch Rd, Cardiff CF14 3LZ Penarth: 33-34 Windsor Terrace, Penarth CF64 1AB Taunton: 10 Station Rd, Taunton TA1 1NH
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Our Menu

Starters

A selection of starters to get you going.

Poppadum & Chutney Basket
£ 3.9

Poppadums with lovely homemade chutney and relish.

Onion Spinach Kale Bhaji
£ 4.5

Crispy onion, spinach and kale bhajis with rustic homestyle dips.

Punjabi Samosa
£ 3.9

Crunchy samosa with ajwain seeds in a light and delicately spiced seasonal vegetable filling.

KERALAN TIGER PRAWNS
£ 7.6

Tiger prawns marinated in a paste of kashmiri chillies,turmeric and deep fried, simple & flavoursome delicacy.

Kashmiri Lamb Tikka
£ 6.9

Southern spiced lamb morsels cooked to perfection in the tandoor

Saffron Paneer Tikka
£ 5.0

Paneer (Indian style cottage cheese) marinated aromatic red spice blend, grilled in the tandoor.

Tandoor Chicken Trio
£ 5.9

A display of Tandoori skills with chicken in exclusive distinct flavours of Kashmiri chilli, Star anise and fresh Coriander.

Lucknow Lamb Seek Kebab
£ 6.5

Warming spiced minced lamb, flavoured with bell peppers, handmade pickles; chargrilled in the tandoor.

“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

The 50 best restaurants in Wales right now: Brilliant places to eat in 2018 – Wales Online 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”.

Harden’s Restaurant Guide 2016

‘I was transported from Cardiff to the Kerala trail from the first mouthful’

Independent on Sunday

Mains & Specials

Hearty, wholesome and full of flavour.   Please check in-store for details about special dietary requirements.  We cater to a whole host of needs including gluten-free and vegan.

Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala
£ 9.9

The classic old delhi recipe – chicken in an aromatic marinade of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, ginger and garlic and finished with cream and dried fenugreek.

Highway Dhaba Murg
£ 10.9

Tender chicken braised with tomatoes, red onions, herbs and native pounded aromatic spices with par cooked bell peppers and dried fenugreek.

Lola Kutty’s Chicken Curry
£ 10.5

Inspired by the Keralan homestyle nadan recipe; medium spicy, style light chicken curry – simmered in turmeric, ginger, coconut milk and aromatic spices.

Rogan Josh
£ 10.9

Rich lamb curry with garlic, ginger and aromatic spices (cloves, bay leaves, cardamom, and cinnamon), finished with fried red chilly.

Colonel Nair’s Lamb Coconut Fry
£ 11.9

The Colonel’s favorite; slow cooked lamb, perfect combination of fennel, chili, ginger. Finished with coconut shavings.

Rara Gosht
£ 12.5

Succulent lamb chunks cooked in a rich gravy made with aromatic whole spices and minced lamb with onions, ginger and garlic and left to bubble away. Soft and tender, pungent and beautifully fragrant.

MALABAR BIRYANI
£ 10.8

Under a flaky crust with fragrant spices, served with Raita. Choice of Chicken, Lamb, Prawn, Vegetable. (Gluten free on request) .

CALICUT BEEF CURRY
£ 11.3

Kerala style slow cooked beef; punchy, big bold and fiery spices. This is a classic beef curry from Kerala.

VINDALOO
£ 9.8

Vindaloo originated in the 1500s from India’s early Portuguese colonists. Vinegar with fresh ginger and select spices resulting in a delicious tangy dish that uniquely blends sweet, sour and spicy tastes.

DHANSAK
£ 9.8

Dhansak is a popular Indian dish, originating among the Parsi Zoroastrian community. It combines elements of Persian and Gujarati cuisine. Rich and robust with lentils, protein of your choice and select spices.

KOCHI PRAWN MANGO CURRY
£ 12.3

Tiger prawns simmered in fennal,coconut and raw mango sauce.

ALLEPPEY FISH CURRY
£ 12.8

Catch of the Day in a smooth clever blend of raw mango and ginger with coconut milk.

SALMON CHATTI CURRY
£ 12.3

In Kerala,we still make fish curries or seafood curries in an earthen pot called, meen chatti/mann chatti by cooking in eathern pot enhancing the flavour of the curry.

VEGETABLE MANGO CURRY
£ 8.5

Vegetables cooked with baby rawmango,ginger, spices and finished with coconut milk.

FIVE SPICED PANEER MASALA
£ 8.5

Indian cottage cheese,simmered in a rich tomato sauce flavoured with fenugreek leaves.

SAAG ALOO / SAAG PANEER
£ 8.5

A north indian Popular dish made with spinach and potato or spinach and paneer.A Perfect dish to accompany your meal.

TARKA DAL
£ 8.5

Home made style lentils tempered with garlic,cumin onion and tomato finished with fresh coriander.(DAIRY FREE ON REQUEST) delicacy

THORAN OF THE DAY
£ 4.9

Seasonal Vegetables stir-fried with coconut and tempered with mustard and curry leaves. Please ask the waiter Thoran of the day.

ALOO JEERA
£ 4.9

Potatoes tossed with aromotic spices,please ask the waiter potato of the day.(Nuts and Dairy free on Request).

At Mint & Mustard: Flavour Rules!

Sizzling

Tandoori, Grills & Sides

Sizzling hot grills and barbecued meats and seafood from our traditional clay Tandoori Oven.

CHARMINAR KABAB PLATTER
£ 14.5

A combination of Prawns, Salmon, Chicken Tikka, Sheekh kebab and Lamb tikka on the bed of homemade chutneys.

SPRING TANDOORI CHICKEN
£ 10.9

One of the most popular dishes originated in 1920 in North India Peshawar: Chicken on the bone marinated in yoghurt, lemon juice and handpicked spices; Served with mint sauce

TANDOORI DILL SALMON
£ 13.9

Salmon steaks marinated in dill, honey, wholegrain mustard, Kashmiri chilli and select hand pounded aromatic spices; grilled in the tandoori. M&M signature dish . With seafood rice.

FRESH TOSSED SALAD
£ 3.5

A tasty salad typically comprising of Carrot, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers with simple lemon dressing

RAITA
£ 3.5

Natural yoghurt with a touch of roasted cumin.

SELECTION OF INDIAN BREADS - ROTIS & ~NAANS
£ 2.8

Roti, Naan, Peshawari Naan, Lamb Naan, Chilli Coriander Naan, Coriander & Fig Naan.

SELECTION OF RICE
£ 2.9

Steamed Basmati Rice, Lemon Rice, Pilaf Rice, Coconut Rice.

Dreamy Desserts

A nice indulgent selection of desserts.

  • PUDDING PLATTER
    • A combination of Brûlée, Chocomosa and Tandoori pineapple.
  • CHOCOMOSA
    • Chocolate ganache and almond flakes filled samosa, caramelised banana and vanilla ice cream.
  • CHEF’S EXCLUSIVE HOME-MADE ICE CREAM
    • Please ask the waiter for ice cream of the day.
  • TANDOORI PINEAPPLE WITH PISTACHIO ICE CREAM
    • Grilled pineapple in a honey and saffron marinade with pistachio ice cream.
  • ROSE BRÛLÉE
    • A twist to the classic creme brûlée, made with Rose petals.
  • ICE CREAM
    • Vanilla / Mint Chocolate / Pistachio
  • SORBET
    • Mango and Passion fruit / Lime or Lemon
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Extensive Selection of Wines

Wines specially selected to pair with our food and cooking style.

  • White Wine

    • Short Mile Bay Chardonnay    | SOUTH EASTERN AUSTRALIA  Unoaked, a tropical fruit flavoured wine with notes of spring blossom and honey
    • Da Luca Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane   | ITALY Aromas of white flowers, pink grapefruit and Cox’s apple: the palate displays melon and guava.
    • Soul Tree. Sauvignon Blanc   | INDIA Vibrant and invigorating with notes of elderflower, pear, and green herbs. A tropical Sauvignon that breaks from the mould. Crisp, fresh, and dry on the palate
    • Rare Vineyards Marsanne-Viognier  | FRANCE Soft and aromatic with notes of peach blossom and citrus on the deliciously refreshing finish.
    • Vine Trail Gewürztraminer, Rapel Valley   | CHILE Dry, showing classic notes of orange blossom, lychee and rose followed by a fresh finish.
    • Mas Rabell Blanco Catalunya, Torres   | SPAIN A modern refreshing style, 100% Parellada without any wood ageing from the source of some of the best fruit.
    • Vouvray, Domaine du Vieux Vauvert   | FRANCE Medium-dry with a lively fresh finish, shows ripe apple, quince, lime and citrus blossom.
    • Waipara Hills Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough | NEW ZEALAND   Generous and lifted, showing powerful aromas of nettle and snow pea: the palate bursts with fresh citrus, grapefruit and melon notes.
    • Gavi di Gavi, Enrico Serafino  | ITALY Pale straw-yellow, the wine shows floral and citrus aromas, with a minerally, dry palate.
    • Chablis, Les Sarments, Vignerons de Chablis| FRANCE   Citrus and a touch of stone fruit: fresh with a minerally note.

Red Wine

  • Tekena Merlot, Central Valley     | CHILE Fruit-driven, raspberry and blueberry fruit leading to a soft finish.
  • Cullinan View Shiraz, Western Cape   | SOUTH AFRICA A deep-coloured wine with an excellent Syrah peppery character. The palate is full and generous with rich, velvety tannins and warm toasty-oak on the finish.
  • Soul Tree. Cabernet Sauvignon    | INDIA Elegant and attractive with blackcurrant and a slight hint of mint. Supple tannins, black fruits, and juicy through the finish.
  • Vita Sangiovese, Puglia     | ITALY From a less prominent area of Italy, showing a supple blueberry Merlot with the firmer cherry.
  • Lunaris by Callia Malbec, San Juan   | ARGENTINA Enticing aromas of cherry, plum with a background of warming spice, with freshness to the finish.
  • Marqués de Morano Rioja Crianza   | SPAIN Mazuelo adds a ripe cherry chunkiness to the smooth raspberries and cream style of Tempranillo.
  • Antica Cinta Chianti Riserva, Tenute Piccini | ITALY Deep ruby red in colour, a smooth, elegant and velvety wine, with powerful aromas of ripe cherry, hints of spice and woody notes. Soft tannins and long finish.
  • Anjou Cabernet Franc, Château de Fesles  | FRANCE Ripe, red berry and plum flavours, with some herbaceous notes and a positive, refreshing acidity.
  • Leefield Station Pinot Noir, Marlborough  | NEW ZEALAND Vivid red berry fruits with savoury elements of grape stem and smoke.
  • Sparkling & Champagne

    • Galanti Prosecco Extra Dry    | ITALY Fine, persistent, soft fizz surrounds a fruit spectrum of apple, pear and a hint of peach.
    • Da Luca Prosecco  | ITALY Pear and peach fruit on a lively, yet soft and generous palate.
    • ROSÉ Wine

    • Belvino Pinot Grigio Rosato, delle Venezie  | ITALYSlightly drier in style, full of fresh summer berry fruit aromas.
    • Whispering Hills White Zinfandel, Rosé   | CALIFORNIA Loads of fresh summer-fruit flavours and lively acidity. Medium-bodied to appeal to most palates, California’s own Zinfandel.

Beers & Cider

A larger selection of local and craft beers and cider available in each branch.  Please ask your server at the local outlet for seasonal and guest specials available)

  • Kingfisher ½ Pint   2.5
  • Kingfisher Pint   4.8
  • Tiger Beer 660ml   6.7
  • Sagres   330ml   3.5
  • Dos Equis 355ml   4.0
  • Curious Session IPA 330ml 4.6
  • Magners Original  568ml   4.0
  • Magners Dark Fruit 500ml  5.5
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Tasting Menus

We have a selection of Multi-Course set menus with each course paired with wines. Please ask your server for details on offer.

Please ask your server for seasonal tasting menus with paired wines.

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