A couple of weeks ago I finally made it to Chai street in Canton, have wanted to go there for ages and it was well worth the wait….
I love the decor, a bit quirky… Indian film posters
I went there with my sister and we both ordered the Chai special thali for a bargain £9.95…
I think they mix up what you get but we were treated to the nicest ever onion bhaggi as a starter, the most tender chicken and lamb curries, and amazing-tasting lentil dhal and a potato dish….
Delicious!! With the rice, naan, poppadoms… It defeated me! Very good value for £9.95, great quality and amazing flavours!
The mango lassi was suitably sweet and refreshing….
And then I had sorbet to finish… I’m afraid I can’t remember what flavours I had but I remember it was just what you needed 🙂
The bill was presented with this very cute bowl of sweets…. Unfortunately for me their prettiness fooled me and before you knew it I was munching on a mouthful of aniseed. Dang.
Don’t let that put you off! I really enjoyed our meal at Chai street, the food was delicious and didn’t feel too heavy, was great value and left me wishing I could eat more!
I’ve not been to their parent restaurant, Mint and Mustard, but I must give it a try after this! My favourite Indian restaurant in Cardiff up until now has been the Purple Poppadom but I think Chai street is for the more informal, early dinner.
It’s quite a small place, and you can’t book… So get there early so you don’t miss out… Hopefully I will see you there 🙂
Small print: I wasn’t asked or paid to review this, just wanted to share a great restaurant with you 🙂
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I love love love Indian street food and this looks really nice. I think I’d love to visit there one day!