Situated where Belgravia meets Knightsbridge, Amaya is an Indian Grill with a theatrical open kitchen. It has set the trend for a new wave Indian Cuisine. Serves great seafood dishes, a large range of meats and vegetables. Has a dramatic salad bar. The elegant bar serves exotic cocktails and mocktails. Opened October 2004. Nominated as the Best Restaurant in London at the London Restaurant Awards in early 2005. Was Awarded a Michelin Star in the Guide for 2006 which it still retains. Great for lunch or dinner. Party room for 14.
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Motcomb StreetLondonSW1X 8JT
Food was really excellent - a friend made a reservation for us to go and try the tasting menu. The dishes were really flavorful - not necessarily spicy - but really vivid spices. The black pepper chicken was spectacularly tender, the lamb was phenomenal. The noodle dish to start was OK, and the wine pairings were a bit average. Setting is hip, but not overly stuffy.more
I am so glad i was able to score reservations to this place when i visited in Sept. Holy cow was this place amazing
I wouldn't classify it as indian food, it's more like an ecletic fusion. So know that going in.
The tasting menu was plenty of food and really a great way to try a great selection of wines and foods.
this place by no means is cheap...easily cost us about 200 dollars for two...more
I've heard quite a bit about Amaya and have struggled to get a reso but finally went last week. Disappointingly I found it very average. We all got the tasting menu which in theory is the best of all dishes and nothing stood out as spectacular. Some of the chicken dishes were very dry and other courses were simply forgettable. I wouldn't recommend especially with all the incredible Indian...more
A Saturday lunch for 4. They offer a special weekend menu, an
A carte option, tasting menu and platters. We opted for two veggie platters, a non-veg platter and one of our party ordered the chicken biryani.
One watermelon and citrus salad with tamarind dressing starter which was star of the show. Biryani with good use of cashew paste was superb, I dislike biryanis but this was great. Super...more
Amaya was fabulous. It's tucked away within a shopping area in upscale Belgravia.
The food was incredibly well prepared and delicious. Service is attentive and helpful. Ambience is hip but not overly trendy. The menu is thoughtful and well organized. You can even order small versions of most dishes in order to try more variety.
I highly recommend the biryanis, anything tandoori, lamb...more