Harden's survey result
“Cracking Indian fine dining with-a-twist” is to be had at this “congenial” and moodily “cavernous” Belgravia fusion-venture (under the same ownership as Chutney Mary and Veeraswamy). The tapas-style dishes, prepared in an open kitchen over the grill, deliver “vibrant” and “fabulous flavours”, and rank amongst London’s very best. Overall, it’s “a bit expensive”, but a “super, super, super-lovely experience”.
“Treat yourself – you won’t be sorry!” This “dark and luxurious”, “fusion-Indian” has a “surprisingly different tapas-style approach that just works”. “Subtly-spiced”, “wonderfully fragrant” small dishes (many of them from the grill) are prepared in the open kitchen, providing “contemporary food at its best… if at Belgravia prices”. “Don’t let the staff cajole you into more dishes than you need!”.
“Amaya-zing!”. “Your taste-buds go pop with delightfully subtle tapas” capturing the “distinctive flavours of Indian grills” at this “chic” modern Belgravia operation, arranged around an open kitchen – perennially one of London’s top nouvelle Indians.
“As far from your local cuzza as Buckingham Palace is from a bedsit!” This stylish Belgravian – with “theatrical” open kitchen – provides tapas-style cuisine that, “even for London, is amazingly sophisticated”, and “with a superb variety of flavours”. Top Menu Tip – “amazing grilled meats”.
At Amaya, our wide variety of grilled Indian flavoured ingredients fused with Eastern promise, along with our small selection of outstanding biryanis, curries and sensational wok frys, offer an unusual gourmet journey to please the palates of a wide range of discerning diners. For vegetarians the kitchen plays royal host offering up over 15 different vegetable delights and unusual salads.
For seafood lovers the world goes well beyond, featuring oysters; char-grilled jumbo prawns, monkfish tikka, king scallops, blue swimmer crab kebab and many more.
Venison, wild fowl, and poultry are served in a variety of styles: from the mouth-watering lamb kebab to the sirloin boti or even the butter soft mouth melting griddled foie gras.
Our cocktail menu is edgy, vibrant and always dressed to impress. The wine list features over 100 bins with unusual wines from around the world; many are available by the glass.
Amaya is open for lunch and dinner Monday to Sunday.
The average for lunch comes to £45 per person; and £70-80 per person for dinner.
A set Business Lunch Menu at £30 for 3 courses is available Monday to Friday; the Amaya Platter at £22.50 per person is a great option for a quick lunch with 6 tasting portions served on a platter.
At the weekend, Amaya offers a Weekend Special of 7 items plus naan & raita for £28 per person.
Private dining in Amaya’s beguiling Private Room is a shimmering, exotic, captivating treat. This room has a spicy drama quite unlike any other. The beautifully elegant long polished table, crowned by a fringe of iridescent long crystal drops, seats up to 14, making this the most intimate of the group’s fine private dining rooms.
|Wine per bottle||£35.00|
PRIVATE DINING FACILITIES
Private dining in Amaya’s beguiling Private Room is a shimmering, exotic, captivating treat. Whether for a business function or a private celebration, this room has a spicy drama quite unlike any other
The beautifully elegant long polished table, crowned by a fringe of iridescent long crystal drops, seats up to 14, making this the most intimate of the group’s fine private dining rooms. The table can be adjusted to seat fewer persons.
The furnishings and finishes, from the hand-painted wall paper to the exceptional intricate painting to the tiniest table detail, complements the trendy and chic restaurant that is Amaya. You enjoy the luxury of the transporting Eastern-style splendor in total exclusivity. The award winning food on the Private
Room’s menus along with a slick cosmopolitan service are appropriate match for this coveted venue.
Feeling spacious, romantic, and wondrously lit in a sensual purple haze, this room is desirable for that ‘all special’ calendar event.
It is also an excellent setting for brainstorming away from the hustle and bustle of London. It is ideal for small business lunches, offering a lighter menu, Amaya favourites, as well as launches, press meetings, and private lunch parties.
Amaya Restaurant Diner Reviews
"The Hardens Guide is exactly right: staff do continue to try to cajole patrons to order more than they actually need to eat. However, the food remains magnificent, and the atmosphere exciting."
Halkin Arcade, 19 Motcomb St, London, SW1X 8JT
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|Monday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|
|Tuesday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|
|Wednesday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|
|Thursday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|
|Friday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|
|Saturday||12:30 pm-14.3511:30 pm|