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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Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Halkin StreetWestminsterLondonSW1X 7DJ
- Public transport:
- Hyde Park Corner, Underground
I would have given them 4 stars but will give them 5 because of the absolutely great service. They were firing on all cylinders the evening we went.
4 stars because the food while good, was not Arzak-good (no offense meant to the chef). Noticed a couple of Arzak staples make an appearance during the courses, which was nice. I particularly liked the cold tomato and strawberry soup - very...more
After enjoying a number of high end restaurants during our trip to London, we were still blown away by the sophistication of the food at Ametsa. Firstly we were able to get a last minute reservation which is a big plus. Secondly, the service was just impeccable. And lastly, the food experience was absolutely exquisite, with the combination of different tastes, spices and creative masterpieces....more
This is a "thoughtful" restaurant.
Not sure if it's the southern/ Spanish hospitality, but the thoughtful service of the Restaurant was what really stood out.
The prefix 3 course lunch is more like
7 course including 3 tapas as appetizers, one delicious main entree, dessert and tea and additional
small bite desserts.
I haven't seen the Michelin star in the restaurant but I'd believe it if...more
Excellent place. Location, atmosphere, service, food. Ohhhh the food. My husband and I had the dinner a la carte' menu instead of the tasting menu.
Frankly I don't remember all what we ate - between the three amuse-bouches and bread and olive oil I was already a fan before our ordered appetizers and mains were served. What I can tell you is that the scorpion fish cake is to die for and the...more
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