Located on the former Japanese Canteen site, the 3,400sq ft corner restaurant features space for outside seating and will be the fourth vegetarian restaurant in the group.
Mildreds was founded in Soho’s Greek Street in 1988 by Jane Muir and Diane Thomas at a time when “vegetarian restaurants were still stuck in a 60s vibe – doling out ‘worthy’ brown food into earthenware pottery placed on pine tables,” according to the restaurant.
Menu items include the Polish burger, made with beetroot, white bean and dill in a focaccia bun and Sri Lankan sweet potato and green bean curry with roasted lime cashews, pea basmati rice and coconut tomato sambal.
The group also has sites in Camden and King’s Cross and says it will continue to look for further opportunities in the future.
“Healthy eating and ‘flexitarianism’ are some of the biggest food trends of 2017 and we have seen a rise of vegetarian and healthy concepts expanding in the market,” says Louie Gazdar, agent at Davis Coffer Lyons, which acted on behalf of landlord MRC Pension Trust.
“However with 30 years’ of trading under their belt, Mildreds has proven to be at the vanguard of this sub-sector and I’m sure Dalston will be a very welcome addition to their portfolio.”