The Mailbox in Lincoln has a new menu with plenty of vegan dishes as well as a new range of food for meat lovers and sweets enthusiasts.
The Lincolnite team went to the bar on Guildhall Street on Tuesday lunch time to try out the new menu.
Several of the vegan dishes include jackfruit, also described as “pulled pork for vegetarians”.
Jackfruit is a large, green spiky fruit originating from India, South America and South-east Asia, with a meaty texture and appearance.
The pulled jackfruit can be found in the a new vegan spicy bean burger, which is also topped with vegan mayo and cheese. It’s also in the jackfruit Bao steamed buns.
Other vegan-friendly dishes include macaroni grilled cheese sandwich, black bean and butternut squash quinoa chilli with salad and spicy rice, falafel salad, avocado fries and halloumi fries.
There are plenty of new items on the menu for meat lovers too.
There’s a new chicken curry burger, maple bacon burger and a decadent double decker burger.
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Other meaty treats include buttermilk ribs (buttermilk dusted pork ribs, crispy fried and drizzled with BBQ sauce), chicken and waffles (crispy fried buttermilk chicken breast and house slaw sandwiched between toasted waffles and drizzled with maple syrup), and chicken waffle goujons.
New desserts include chocolate fritters (crispy fried Mars bar coated in doughnut batter served with vanilla ice cream), cookie dough, and s’mores biscuit sandwiches (digestive biscuits filled with hazlenut chocolate spread and toasted mini marshmallows, drizzled with chocolate flavoured sauce).
A new addition to the drinks menu are ‘Martinny’ cocktails (cocktails in a can), topped with biscuits and sweets.
Mailbox General Manager Adam Johnson said: “We’re really excited about the new menu. We have lots of demand for vegan and vegetarian dishes, so we wanted to ensure we had plenty of options to choose from.
“The jackfruit dishes are really amazing, even meat eaters will love the flavour and texture as it really does taste like pulled pork. We think we’ve got something for everyone so come on down and try our new dishes for yourself.”
The Lincolnite did just that — and it’s a thumbs up from us for the new Mailbox menu!