RestaurantsLondonBelgraviaSW1

survey result

Summary

£96
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Sophisticated flavours run through outstanding quality grill and tandoori dishes”“beautiful” food from a “cleverly designed menu” using a wide variety of cooking techniques – at this Belgravia pioneer of Indian tapas (part of MW Eats, which owns Masala Zone, Chutney Mary, et al). With its stylish design, built around an open kitchen, it falls under the heading: “pricey but worth it”.

Summary

£89
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Exploding any lingering prejudices about Indian food” – this “innovative and beautiful” operation (created in 2004 by Ranjit Mathrani, Namita Panjabi and Camellia Panjabi, who own Chutney Mary et al) “remains a favourite premium destination” for “Indian cuisine at its finest, with a great open kitchen”. “It is pricey, but the food is exceptional, while service is fast and friendly”.

Summary

£90
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Perhaps “the best and coolest Indian restaurant in London” (if you have deep pockets) – this slick Belgravian provides “beautifully presented, utterly delicious” small plates from its “wonderfully original menu” (fans are “not sure it’s really Indian in a purist sense, but more a top, modern Indian grill on its own terms”). It is “expensive but provides real value”“I’ve rarely tasted such terrific flavours in India, and never in the UK”.

Summary

£87
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“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”.

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Amaya Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Amaya Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Amaya restaurant.
Hugh N
Very Knightsbridge in feel, pricing and cli...
Reviewed 9 months, 6 days ago

"Very Knightsbridge in feel, pricing and clientele, but that doesn't stop the food being good, as it should be at the extortionate prices"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £55.00

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£17.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £40.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Halkin Arcade, 19 Motcomb St, London, SW1X 8JT
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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