Ametsa with Arzak Instruction is a Basque restaurant featuring inventive cuisine.
Ametsa’s approach is rooted in the traditions of New Basque Cuisine, pairing the earthy flavours and techniques of Spain’s Basque region with modern, surprising twists featuring locally-sourced and organic produce from land and sea.
The restaurant has recently introduced a new tapas menu as well as set lunch menu for £24.50, including options of Spider Crab Salad and an Iberico Ham Plate.
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Venue Details & Map
Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Halkin StreetWestminsterLondonSW1X 7DJ
- Public transport:
- Hyde Park Corner, Underground
How can you not have a high expectation - Arzak of San Sebastian to come to London.... the truth is it is good but not mind blowing... and somehow, they fail to build a buzz in London so it is quite empty.
Having said that, the setting is nice but it is amazing to have so much space (as the restaurant was quite empty when I visited) in Central London. The dinning room is facing a nice...more
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After having the most amazing dinner at Arzak in San Sebastian, we were excited to try Amesta. The ambiance was modern with a unique ceiling that included 7000 tiny glass bottles filled with spices. The service was friendly enough but in comparison to Arzak, lacked some personality.
Actually in general, the whole experience and the meal lacked excitement. Although our food was fine, there...more
Ametsa with Arzak Instruction (let's call it AWAI) is one of the newest "designed for a Michelin star" restaurants to hit London. It's the brainchild of Chef Juan Mari Arzak and his daughter Elena who boast 3 such stars at Arzak in San Sebastian. However, neither of these brilliant chefs are actually at AWAI and sadly it shows.
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What can be better than traveling to the foodie haven of San Sebastian for 3 Michelin star food? Well, it's better if said 3 Michelin starred restaurant opens an outpost in London!
It was therefore with an air of anticipation that the Yelp Fine Dining Club made our 3rd meeting a dinner at Ametsa, set up and overseen by the daughter half of the 3 Michelin starred father-daughter team at the...more