Vegetarian Food Studio

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Welcome to the multi award winning Vegetarian Food Studio, a Vegan and Vegetarian restaurant, takeaway and event caterers based in Cardiff. We’re a family run restaurant now in our 15th year of serving dishes predominately from the Gujarat region of India and have been recognised as one of the leading vegetarian restaurants in Wales. We have won numerous awards of the years and gained national recognition in The Sunday Times, Guardian and Telegraph newspapers. Most recently we have won the 2016 and 2018 Food Awards Wales for ‘Best Vegetarian Establishment’.

Due to the high demand in online order on Friday – Sunday. We would much appreciate it if customers could use the pre-order system as much as possible so we can deliver to you on time.

Tuesday to Thursday (5:00 pm to 9:30 pm), Friday to Sunday (3:00 pm – 9:30 pm)  Last order is 9:00 pm, Monday – Closed

V – Suitable for Vegans     H – Hot (Chili)     G – Gluten-Free     N – High Nut Content

Delivery up to 10 miles from the restaurant

Address: 115 – 117 Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF11 6JU, South Wales.

Our Menu and prices are subject to change in the next upcoming days, new and wonderful dishes on the way to you!

Top sellers

  • Roasted Popadum (1 pc)
    Traditional dry roasted popadum  
    £1.45
  • Atom Bombs (3pc)
    Baby potatoes filled with a fiery garlic chutney, served with tamarind chutney    
    £4.25
  • Chilli Paneer
    Oriental style fried paneer (cottage cheese) cubes sauted with chunky vegetables and chilli sauce    
    £6.25
  • VFS Platter Mix (Min 2 people)
    A selection of our most popular starters, including: Vegetable Somosas,Crispy Bhajia, Kachori, Onion Pakoras, Atom Bombs & Bateta Wada. Served with tamarind chutney. (Per Person)  
    £5.75
  • Vegetable Samosas (2pc)
    Mixed vegetables & spices in a crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney    
    £2.80
  • Rotli (3pc)
    Gujarati bread made from wheat flour  
    £3.10
  • Masala Dosa*
    Crispy rice and lentil pancake filled with dry potato curry, served with sambhar (red lentil soup) and coconut chutney  
    £5.75
  • Crispy Potato Bhajia (10pc)
    Lightly battered potato slices with chilli & spices, served with tamarind chutney  
    £4.25
  • Vegetable Balls in Garlic Sauce
    Spicy vegetable balls cooked in a sweet garlic sauce  
    £5.25
  • Chilli Chips
    Potato chips in a fiery masala sauce  
    £4.25
  • Gujarati Thali Special
    What is included…? *The curry of the day *2 starters of the Chef’s choice *Plain steamed basmati rice *Daal (red lentil soup) or Kadhi *(yogurt based lentil soup) *3 x rotli breads (or 3 puri breads, or 3 bhatura breads) *1 sweet dish of the Chef’s choice *1 roasted popadum *Salad item of the day    
    £9.95

Appetisers

  • Chilli Bombay Mix (new)
    A sharing bowl of our famous Bombay mix with cheese, chilli, onions & lemon juice    
    £2.95
  • Roasted Popadum (1 pc)
    Traditional dry roasted popadum
    £1.45
  • Home-Made Rice Popadum (1 pc)
    Dry roasted, crispy, rice flour popadum infused with chilli, cumin and spices
    £1.65
  • Far Far (new)
    A bowl of fried, puffed up, coloured street snacks made of wheat flour and potato starch. Served similar to mini popadums
    £1.55
  • Roasted Popadum (1 pc) GV with a Gluten Free Chutney Tray
    £4.40
  • Roasted Popadum (1 pc) GV with Vegan Suited Chutney Tray
    £4.40
  • Home-Made Rice Popadum (1 pc) GV with a Gluten Free Chutney Tray
    £4.60
  • Home-Made Rice Popadum (1 pc) GV with Vegan Suited Chutney Tray
    £4.60

Starters

  • Vegetable Samosas (2pc)
    Mixed vegetables & spices in a crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney
    £2.80
  • Chilli Chips
    Potato chips in a fiery masala sauce
    £4.25
  • Atom Bombs (3pc)
    Baby potatoes filled with a fiery garlic chutney, served with tamarind chutney
    £4.25
  • Crispy Potato Bhajia (10pc)
    Lightly battered potato slices with chilli & spices, served with tamarind chutney
    £4.25
  • Extra Hot Chilli Pakoras (8pc)
    Small, lightly battered bird’s eye chillies, served with tamarind chutney. Mouth wateringly hot!
    £3.95
  • Bateta Wada (3pc)
    Soft mashed potato balls blended with chilli & spices, served with tamarind chutney
    £4.25
  • Onion Pakoras (3pc)
    Onions, spinach, peppers, chillies & spices cooked in crispy gram flour, served with tamarind chutney.
    £4.25
  • Paneer Pakora (5pc)
    Fried, soft battered strips of home made cheese (paneer) with tamarind chutney
    £5.75
  • Chilli Pakora (1pc)
    Large jalapeno pepper filled with fiery masala
    £2.10
  • Hot Garlic Chilli Mogo
    Fried cassava cooked with spices in a fiery garlic sauce
    £5.50
  • Paneer Samosas (3pc)
    Homemade cheese (paneer), mixed vegetables & spices in a crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney
    £4.25
  • Fried Mogo
    Fried cassava lightly seasoned with salt & chilli powder, with tamarind chutney
    £4.75
  • Masala Mogo
    Marinated cassava fried with onions, garlic, bell peppers & tamarind sauce
    £5.75
  • Paneer Spring Rolls (3pc)
    Paneer (cottage cheese) & oriental vegetables filled in a crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney.
    £4.25
  • Spring Rolls (3pc)
    Oriental stir fried vegetables filled in a crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney.
    £3.50
  • Daal Kachori (3pc)
    Round crispy pastry filled with split mung beans & spices, served with tamarind chutney.
    £3.50
  • Muttar Kachori (3pc)
    Fresh green peas & spices in a round crispy pastry, served with tamarind chutney
    £3.50
  • Pizza Samosas (new) (3pc)
    Pizza sauce, vegetables, cheese and spices in a traditional somosa pastry, served with tamarind chutney
    £4.25
  • VFS Platter Mix (Min 2 people) (price per person)
    A selection of our most popular starters, including: Vegetable Somosas,Crispy Bhajia, Kachori, Onion Pakoras, Atom Bombs & Bateta Wada. Served with tamarind chutney.
    £5.75

Breads & Rices

  • Tomato Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with fresh tomatoes and butter
    £3.25
  • Bhatura (3pc)
    Deep fried bread, made from self raising flour and yeast
    £3.10
  • Methi Paratha (3pc)
    Bread made with methi (fenugreek) & spices.
    £3.95
  • Aloo Paratha (3pc)
    Bread stuffed with potatoes, onions & spices
    £3.95
  • Pudla (2pc)
    Gluten-free bread made with chick pea flour, spices & vegetable oil (like pancakes)
    £3.95
  • Bajra No Rotlo (1pc)
    (Gluten Free) Millet flour blended with salt, water and cooked on clay tawa topped with butter
    £3.25
  • Corn Rotlo (1pc)
    Traditional bread made of maize flour & salt
    £3.25
  • Rotli (3pc)
    Gujarati bread made from wheat flour
    £3.10
  • Puri (4pc)
    Fried bread made from wheat flour
    £3.10
  • Lemon Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with lemon and butter
    £3.25
  • Curd Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with unsweetened plain yogurt
    £3.25
  • Almond, Jeera & Cinnamon Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with fried almond nuts, cinnamon and cumin
    £3.95
  • Plain Rice
    Steamed basmati rice
    £2.95
  • Jeera Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with cumin
    £3.25
  • Onion Jeera Rice GV
    Steamed basmati rice blended with onions and cumin
    £3.25
  • Cashew Nut, Cinnamon & Jeera Rice
    Steamed basmati rice blended with fried cashew nuts, cinnamon and cumin
    £3.95
  • Plain Paratha (3pc)
    Bread made with wheat flour & spices.
    £2.95

Something Extra

  • Plain Yoghurt
    £1.10
  • Salad of the day
    £2.25
  • Green Chillies
    £0.95
  • Chutney Tray - Vegan
    £3.25
  • Chutney Tray - Gluten Free
    £3.25
  • Pickle of the day (1 type)
    £1.95

North Indian (Gujarati) Dishes

  • Sukhi Bhajee
    Mild, dry potato curry cooked with cumin, onions and freshly ground spices
    £4.95
  • Masala Aloo Mutter
    A mild curry of fresh potatoes, green peas and spices
    £6.45
  • Masala Mushroom Nu Saak
    Mushrooms cooked in a mild curry sauce
    £6.45
  • Green Bean Curry
    Green beans and peas cooked with garlic & spices
    £6.45
  • Bhinda Bateta Nu Saak
    A dry curry made of bhinda (okra), potatoes and onions
    £6.45
  • Mung Bean Curry
    Mung beans cooked with onion, garlic in a mild tomato sauce
    £6.45
  • Black Eye Bean Curry
    Black eyed beans cooked with onions in a thick spicy tomato sauce
    £6.45
  • Tofu Capsicum
    Tofu cooked with peppers, chilli, onion and garlic in a rich sauce
    £6.45
  • Spinach Tofu
    Tofu cooked with spinach in a spicy tomato sauce with onions and garlic
    £6.45
  • Muttar Tofu
    Tofu cooked with peas in a spicy tomato sauce with onions and garlic
    £6.45
  • Sev Tomato
    Sev (gram flour sticks) cooked in a sweet & sour tomato curry with onions and spices
    £6.45
  • Kidney Bean Saak
    Kindey beans cooked with onions in a rich tomato sauce
    £6.45
  • Dum Aloo Banarasi
    Baby potatoes cooked in a thick onion garlic gravy with chillies
    £6.45
  • Sweetcorn & Patra Nu Saak
    Tender sweetcorn cooked in a tomato and peanut gravy topped with spicy patra (curried leaf)
    £6.45
  • Aloo Palak
    Fresh spinach & potatoes cooked with onions, garlic & spices
    £6.45
  • Mix Veg Saak
    Malay style— peas, sweetcorn & green beans cooked in an onion & garlic sauce
    £6.45
  • Gujarati Red Daal
    Traditional daal (soup) made of tuver lentils, tomatoes, ground chilli & spices
    £2.95
  • Ringan No-Oro
    Roasted aubergine cooked with onions, tomatoes and chillies
    £6.45
  • Channa Masala
    Chick peas cooked in a Punjabi style tomato based sauce
    £6.45
  • Desi Channa
    Black chick peas cooked in a tamarind and ginger spicy masala sauce
    £6.45
  • Ringan Muttar
    Aubergine pieces cooked with peas in an onion & garlic sauce
    £6.45
  • Sweetcorn & Paneer
    Tender sweetcorn cooked in a tomato and peanut gravy topped with paneer
    £6.45
  • Spinach Paneer
    Paneer (cottage cheese) cooked with spinach, garlic and onions
    £6.45
  • Paneer Capsicum
    Paneer (cottage cheese) cooked with peppers and chillies in a rich tomato and onion sauce
    £6.45
  • Muttar Paneer
    Paneer (cottage cheese) cooked with peas in a spicy tomato sauce and cashew nut gravy
    £6.45
  • Ringan Nu Saak
    Cubes of aubergine cooked in rich masala sauce
    £6.45
  • Katyavadi Undiyu
    Various Indian vegetables cooked in Chef’s special sauce topped withmethi pakora (fenugreek) and patra (curried leaf)
    £6.45
  • Masala Bateta Nu Saak
    Potato curry cooked in a sauce of onions, peppers & spices
    £6.45
  • Daal Tarka
    Mixed daal cooked with north Indian tarka
    £4.95
  • Daal Makani
    Black urud lentils in a mild onion and tomato gravy
    £4.95
  • Channa Daal
    Chickpea lentils cooked in a rich onion, ginger and tomato gravy
    £6.45

Bombay Snacks & Chaats

  • Bhel Puri
    Puffed rice blended with sev (crunchy chickpea flour sticks) , potatoes, chick peas & onions. Topped with sweet tamarind sauce
    £4.25
  • Paani Puri (Gol Guppa) (8pc)
    Crisp mini puris served with potatoes, chick- peas and sev (crunchy chickpea flour sticks) with chef’s special sauce
    £4.25
  • Sev Puri (8pc)
    Crispy puris layered with potatoes,onions, taramind sauce, garnished with sev (crunchy chickepea flour sticks).
    £4.25
  • Dahi Puri (8pc)
    Crisp puris layered with potatoes topped with sweet yogurt, sev (crunchy chickpea flour) and chutney.
    £4.25
  • Aloo Tikki Masala
    Mini potato petis topped with sev (crunchy chickpea flour) & onions complemented with cucumber salad
    £5.25
  • Samosa Chaat (2pc)
    Samosas layered with sweet and sour yoghurt, onion salad & spices
    £5.25
  • Channa Chaat
    Chick peas topped generously with onions, cucumber salad and sev (crunchy chickepea flour sticks)
    £5.25
  • Idli Chaat
    Crispy steamed rice and lentil cakes, layered with sweet and sour yoghurt & tamarind chutney
    £5.25
  • Aloo Papdi Chaat
    Crushed puris layered with potatoes, chick peas, onions, sweet and sour yogurt & tamarind sauce
    £5.25
  • Bateta Wada & Onion Pakora Chaat (3pc)
    Soft balls of mashed potato, coriander & spices and onion pakoras topped with sweet and sour yogurt & tamarind sauce
    £5.25
  • Dahi Wada
    Fried lentil balls topped generously with sweet & sour yoghurt garnished with nusts and chutney
    £5.25

Smaller Plates

  • Channa Bhatura
    Delicious chick pea curry served with three freshly made bhatura breads
    £6.25
  • Batata Puri
    Spicy dry potato curry served with three freshly cooked puri breads
    £5.95
  • Plain Chips
    Plain potato chips served with tomato ketchup
    £2.95
  • Channa Petis
    Special potato cutlets topped with hot channa masala (chick pea curry), onions & tamarind sauce
    £5.25
  • Ragada Petis
    Fried spicy potato petis topped with pea curry, onions and chutney
    £5.25
  • Plain Rice and Daal
    Spicy Gujarati red daal served with plain rice and plain yoghurt
    £5.25
  • Bombay Wada Pav (2pc)
    Oriental style fried paneer (cottage cheese) cubes sauted with chunky vegetables and chilli sauce
    £4.50

Oriental Dishes

  • Chilli Paneer
    Oriental style fried paneer (cottage cheese) cubes sauted with chunky vegetables and chilli sauce
    £6.25
  • Vegetable Haka Noodles
    Soft noodles stir fried with chunky vegetables in a sweet & sour sauce
    £5.50
  • Masala Chinese Mushroom Noodles
    Soft noodles stir fried with mushrooms, peppers & onions in a soya sauce
    £5.55
  • Chilli Mushrooms
    Mushrooms cooked with fresh ginger,onions, garlic and peppers in a spicy chilli sauce
    £6.25
  • Vegetable Balls in Garlic Sauce
    Spicy vegetable balls cooked in a sweet garlic sauce
    £5.25
  • Vegetable Manchurian
    Minced vegetable dumplings cooked in a spicy gravy of Oriental sauces & chunky vegetables
    £5.95
  • Paneer Schezwan
    Paneer (cottage cheese) stir fried in a hots chezwan sauce with chunky vegetables
    £6.25
  • Chilli Idli
    Steamed rice and lentil cake pieces fried with oriental vegetables, garlic chilli and soya sauce
    £6.25
  • Paneer Manchurian
    Mixed vegetable dumplings & paneer (cottage cheese) cooked in a spicy gravy of Oriental sauces & chunky vegetables
    £6.25
  • Mushroom Fried Rice
    Fried basmati rice stir fried with mushrooms and spiced vegetables
    £4.95
  • Mushroom Manchurian
    Vegetable dumplings cooked with mushrooms, peppers, onions and oriental sauces
    £5.95
  • Idli Manchurian
    Steamed rice and lentil cake pieces wok fried with vegetable dumplings & chunky vegetables
    £5.95
  • Tofu Manchurian
    Tofu pieces cooked in a spicy gravy of Oriental sauces & chunky vegetables
    £5.95
  • Paneer Fried Rice
    Fried basmati rice blended with small cubes of fried paneer and spices (cottage cheese)
    £5.50
  • Tofu Fried Rice
    Fried basmati rice blended with tofu and spiced vegetables
    £5.50

South Indian

  • Plain Dosa*
    Plain rice and lentil, crispy panccaakkeeserved with sambhar (red lentil soup) and coconut chutney
    £4.95
  • Wada Sambar
    Deep fried lentil cakes topped with sambar, onions, fresh chilli and yoghurt chutney
    £5.25
  • Pau Bhaji (3pc)
    Mashed mixed vegetables cooked in spices and onions to create a richly flavoured filling, served with toasted bread rolls
    £5.75
  • Idli Sambar
    Oriental steamed lentil cakes
    £5.75
  • VFS Uttapam
    Soft rice & lentil pancake topped with onions, peppers, chillis, sweetcorn & paneer (cottage cheese)
    £5.95
  • Onion, Pepper & Chilli Uttapam
    Soft rice & lentil pancake topped with pepper, onion & fresh chilli
    £5.25
  • Cheese & Onion Uttapam
    Soft rice & lentil pancake topped with cheese & onion
    £5.25
  • Plain Uttapam
    Soft rice & lentil pancake
    £4.25
  • Hot Garlic Chilli Dosa*
    Rice and lentil pancake filled with dry potato curry and hot garlic chutney.
    £5.95
  • Masala Dosa*
    Crispy rice and lentil pancake filled with dry potato curry, served with sambhar (red lentil soup) and coconut chutney
    £5.75
  • Paneer Dosa
    Rice and lentil pancake filled with dry potato curry with grated paneer (cottage cheese) and green chillies. Served with sambar (red lentil soup) and coconut chutney
    £6.10
  • Mint Dosa*
    Rice and lentil pancake served with minted potato curry served with sambar (red lentil soup) and coconut chutney
    £5.95
  • Cheese & Onion Dosa
    Rice and lentil filled crispy pancake, served with a potato curry topped with cheese and fried onions, served with sambar (red lentil soup) and fresh coconut chutney
    £5.95
  • Cheese Dosa
    Rice and lentil filled cispy pancake, served with a potato curry topped with cheese, served with sambar (red lentil soup) and fresh coconut chutney
    £5.85
  • Onion Dosa*
    Rice and lentil pancake, filled with dry potato curry & crispy fried onions served with coconut chutney & sambar (red lentil soup)
    £5.85
  • Chutney Dosa
    Crispy rice and lentil pancake filled with dry potato curry, served red pepper and garlic chutney and sambar (red lentil soup)
    £5.85
  • Dubo Roti
    Toasted bread rolls, stuffed with spicy mashed potato topped with onions, peanuts and chutney
    £4.25

Drinks

  • Pepsi
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Sweet Vegan Lassi
    £3.75
  • Indian Masala Chai (Tea)
    £3.25
  • Banana Milkshake
    £3.95
  • Vanilla Milkshake
    £3.95
  • Strawberry Milkshake
    £3.95
  • Chocolate Milkshake
    £3.95
  • Faluda
    £3.95
  • Jug of Mango Vegan Lassi
    £12.95
  • Jug of Salted Vegan Lassi
    £12.95
  • Jug of Sweet Vegan Lassi
    £12.95
  • Mango Vegan Lassi
    £3.75
  • Salted Vegan Lassi
    £3.75
  • Mango Lassi
    £3.50
  • Pepsi-Max
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Salted Lassi
    £3.50
  • Sweet Lassi
    £3.50
  • Ginger Beer
    330ml
    £2.25
  • Non-Alcoholic Cobra (Beer)
    330ml
    £3.25
  • Sparkling Water
    500ml
    £1.75
  • Still Water
    500ml
    £1.75
  • Passion Rubicon - Fizzy
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Mango Rubicon - Fizzy
    330ml
    £1.00
  • 7-UP
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Tango
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Diet Coke
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Coke
    330ml
    £1.00
  • Turmeric Milk
    £2.75

Gujarati Thali Special

  • Gujarati Thali Special
    What is included…? *The curry of the day *2 starters of the Chef’s choice *Plain steamed basmati rice *Daal (red lentil soup) or Kadhi *(yogurt based lentil soup) *3 x rotli breads (or 3 puri breads, or 3 bhatura breads) *1 sweet dish of the Chef’s choice *1 roasted popadum *Salad item of the day  
    £9.95
  • Vegan Gujarati Thali Special
    What is included…? *The curry of the day *2 starters of the Chef’s choice *Plain steamed basmati rice *Daal (red lentil soup) or Kadhi *(yogurt based lentil soup) *3 x rotli breads (or 3 puri breads, or 3 bhatura breads) *1 sweet dish of the Chef’s choice *1 roasted popadum *Salad item of the day
    £9.95
  • Gluten Free Gujarati Thali Special
    What is included…? *The curry of the day *2 starters of the Chef’s choice *Plain steamed basmati rice *Daal (red lentil soup) or Kadhi *(yogurt based lentil soup) *3 x rotli breads (or 3 puri breads, or 3 bhatura breads) *1 sweet dish of the Chef’s choice *1 roasted popadum *Salad item of the day
    £9.95