Mildred’s is one of my favourite vegetarian restaurants in Central London. They serve delicious, comforting dishes that will leave you feeling satisfied and guilt-free.
Last time I visited, I enjoyed the Polish burger with fries and it was delicious. The burger was very satisfying and I loved the beetroot in the mix. This time I wanted to try something different as I was craving comforting and fried food. We opted for buttermilk friend “chicken” strips with sweet potato fries and coleslaw, vegetarian gyozas and wood roasted mushroom & ale pie with minted mushy peas and fries.
The buttermilk chicken strips were SO good. Just the term ‘buttermilk’ sounds delicious. The strips were nice and crunchy and packed with flavour, the chicken itself is made from soya and despite being cooked like chicken strips it was not dry at all. The sweet potato fries were delicious an sweet as usual. The coleslaw definitely added a new dimension to the dish, it was fresh and crunchy, and complimented the entire meal so well. It was a much needed element to the fried, crispy meal.
The gyozas had very little filling and anything that was there didn’t have much flavour. I wasn’t a big fan of the gyozas, especially since I’m so used to Nepalese dumplings, anything else tastes mediocre. Sorry!
The pastry on the wild mushroom pie was flakey and crispy and the filling was cooked well, but the taste of ale was too strong. It was overpowering and masked the taste of the pie. The rest of the dish: chips and mushy peas were yum. The fries were crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and the mushy peas had a nice minty touch to it.
Overall, the dishes in Mildred’s is delicious and in my opinion the Polish burger and southern-fried buttermilk chicken strips are the best dishes on the menu. If you find yourself at Mildred’s be prepared to wait for at least 45mins-1hr. It’s always super busy so I would highly recommend booking in advance. However if you don’t mind waiting then definitely try the cocktails, they’re strong but delicious. Happy dining!
Till my next eat x