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

Tandoori Tuesdays (25% off every Tuesday on all Tandoori & Grill); Veggie Wednesdays (2 for 1 on all Veg Mains every Wednesday).

Starters

A selection of starters to get you going.

ONION SPINACH PAKORA
£ 4.8

Homemade Crunchy snack with fritters of finely shredded spinach, onion and water chestnuts.

LAMB SEEKH KEBAB
£ 6.8

Ground Lamb crusted with bell peppers,hand pickes chef's spices and grilled in the tandoor.

SAFFRON PANEER TIKKA
£ 5.5

Indian cottage cheese marinated with distinct flavours, grilled to perfection in the tandoor.

KERALAN TIGER PRAWNS
£ 7.6

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

SPICE CRUSTED LAMB TIKKA
£ 6.8

Southern spiced lamb morsels cooked to perfection in the tandoor

BOMBAY CHAAT
£ 5.0

Popular vegetarian melt in mouth snack with yoghurt, topped with homemade chutneys and gram flour vermicelli.

PUNJABI SAMOSA
£ 4.5

Traditional plain flour samosa, vegetable ghee and ajwain seeds in a pastry filled with veg, potatoes and spice

CHICKEN TRIO
£ 6.8

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

SCALLOP THENGPAL
£ 7.9

Hand dived Scottish scallops simmered in lemon zest flavoured coconut milk.

“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.

M&M KORMA
£ 10.9

Korma skimmed with creamy sauce of cashewnuts and coconut,flavoured with fresh coriander.

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
£ 10.8

Our own version of this classic chicken recipe tikka in turmeric, yoghurt and spices

DHABA MURG
£ 11.5

Chicken cooked with fine garlic ,ginger & coriander with aromatic spices.Very popular in roadside classic diners

NANDAN CHICKEN CURRY
£ 10.8

Delicious Keralan Chicken curry with coconut milk,tomatoes and Spices.

SAAG LAMB
£ 11.5

Low cooked Lamb with spinach and chef own simple ground spices.

LAMB COCONUT FRY
£ 11.9

Slow cooked lamb, a perfect combination of fennel, chili, ginger. Finished with coconut shavings.

RARA GOSTH
£ 11.9

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.

PONDICHERRY LAMB
£ 11.5

A Spicy prepration of Lamb in a Home style mix from the historic port city and former French colony Pondicherry.

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.

VENISON LAAL MASS
£ 11.3

A classic gamey hunter style recipe from the princely state of Rajasthan. Venison in clarified butter - rustic flavours, red Kashmir chillies, whole spices, chilli heat, cooked in whole spices. Deep flavours.

KOCHI PRAWN MANGO CURRY
£ 12.3

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

ALLEPPEY SWORDFISH CURRY
£ 12.8

Sword fish in a smooth clever blend of raw mango and ginger with coconut milk.

MONKFISH CHATTI CURRY
£ 13.3

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.

PAN SEARED SEA BASS
£ 14.5

Fresh sea bass pan seared, served on a bed of curry leaf infused mashed potatoes; in a raw mango, ginger and coconut sauce.

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.

BHINDI MASALA
£ 8.5

Tender okra with onion,tomato,ginger and Malabar spices.(Nuts and Dairy free on Request)

OLAN
£ 8.5

Butternut Squash and Cow peas (lentil family) simmered in delectable Sauce.

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.

TANDOORI LAMB SHANK
£ 13.0

Very tender Lamb shank marinated with aromatic malabar spices slowly cooked in tandoor Accompanied with Chef infused potato Mash served with aromatic sauce.

CHARMINAR KABAB PLATTER
£ 14.9

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

SPRING TANDOORI CHICKEN
£ 11.3

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
£ 11.3

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.

TANDOORI LAMB CHOPS
£ 14.9

Hand selected cut from our local butcher – marinated overnight with freshly ground warming spices, ginger, garlic and roasted in our piping hot tandoor for a charred effect. Accompanied with Chef infused potato Mash served with aromatic sauce.

TANDOORI KING PRAWNS
£ 17.5

King Prawn in our special house tandoori masala – deep marination means each prawn has excellent flavours. 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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