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
For starters the menu was beyond confusing - not sure what they were trying to accomplish. We were a hungry table of 6 and were very frustrated as to what to order.
The delivery of food didn't make sense (e.g. The bread and rice were missing when we needed it) and no mint yoghurt on the table.
The meat entrees were not great mostly because I felt the meats were not high quality and they...more
My favorite Indian place ever!!! Just order the chefs tasting menu. Every course is amazing. If in London do not miss! Save room for desert.more
Undeniably tasty (exquisite!) food.
Be prepared, however, to pay the price for it.
For a Michelin experience I'd say it was worth it.more
I had another great meal at Amaya last month. The only downside to being a party of one is that you cannot get the tasting menu which is fantastic. So I try to mix in an old favorite and try some new things with a few ala carte dishes instead.
This time I went with a single scallop to start, the spiced chicken chops, chaat and monkfish tikka. This was about the right amount of food for one...more
Hip restaurant that presents Indian food like you've never seen it and in some cases never tasted but overall it didn't live up to expectations.
The most annoying part of the dining experience was that they wouldn't let you get the tasting menu unless you had 2 or more people. I understand why you can't do it if the whole table doesn't do it but if you're a lone diner, it feels unfair you...more