Regis Crepy (of The Great House, Lavenham) and his son Alex (who has worked with the Gaucho group) have launched Amélie, a "fast-casual dining venture" in Cambridge. The USP is flammekueche, a sort of fresh pizza from Alsace, and drinks are served from an old Citroen Van.
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Look out for the bright yellow Citroën van, if you want to try veteran restaurateur Regis Crépy’s latest venture, selling Alsatian pizza-type Flammekueche in a Cambridge food court. For a tasty, cheap ’n’ cheerful snack that’s a little out of the ordinary, these “light”, “fresh-tasting” and “reasonably priced” wafers of bread dough complete with toppings are just the job.
Suffolk restaurateur Regis Crépy, who ran the Great House in Lavenham for 32 years, launched this new Alsatian venture – in a bright yellow Citroën parked in Grafton centre’s funky new food court – with his son Alex in summer 2018; the headline event comes sweet or savoury, and is rounded out by tapas-style starters.
Amélie Flammekueche Restaurants | Cambridge
Amélie Restaurant is a new restaurant concept serving Flammekueche, a traditional French dish from Alsace dating from the 14th century yet perfect for today’s lifestyle. Traditionally it is a very thin, crispy dough topped with crème fraiche, sliced onions and bacon. Adapting this classic, we also offer a delicious range of topping combinations to suit all tastes. Using quality ingredients we create light savoury and sweet dishes that take just two minutes to cook, retain all the fresh flavours and is perfect at any time of the day.
Amelie Restaurant is located in the Grafton Shopping Centre in Cambridge, east Car park by the Vue Cinema. Come in visit us and taste Flammekueche!
|Wine per bottle||£10.50|
The father and son duo Régis and Alex Crepy, are tremendously proud to be working together on this new venture bringing the Flammekueche to the UK. Both graduated from the EHL, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, in Switzerland. Régis has more than 40 years in the hospitality industry, in Switzerland, France and England. He previously owned The Great House in Lavenham, Maison Bleue in Bury St Edmunds and Mariners in Ipswich as well as consultancy work for different restaurant businesses. Alex was appointed managing partner in the Gaucho group before opening this first outlet of Amelie Restaurants.
Grafton Centre, Cambridge, CB1 1PS
|Monday||11:30 am‑8 pm|
|Tuesday||11:30 am‑8 pm|
|Wednesday||11:30 am‑8 pm|
|Thursday||11:30 am‑8 pm|
|Friday||11 am‑9 pm|
|Saturday||11 am‑9 pm|
|Sunday||11:30 am‑5 pm|