Welcome to Khamsa
In 2009 myself and my wife we gave up our jobs to open khamsa , we thought it is the time for the Algerian cuisine to take its place amongst other cuisines , that’s why we strive to do our best to make our guests discover Algeria with our delicious authentic food.
It wasn’t hard for us to decide what shall be on our menu , thanks to our mothers and culture who gave us the important bases to how to cook the best dishes and cakes , to make them more striking we added our personal touches and twists to them . simplicity , freshness and love they are our main ingredients in everything we produce in our premises .some of the recipes belongs to Khamsa .
Venue Details & Map
140 Acre LaneBrixtonLondonSW2 5UT
- Public transport:
- Clapham North, Underground
The food was wonderful, the staff was attentive and very friendly. It really shows how much they care about the food they serve.
Why choose between the seven delicious sounding appetizers when you can get the sampler and get to try them all? From the vegetarian tajine to the chicken cous cous to the lamb meatballs, each dish was unique in flavor and really delicious.
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My friend asked me what Algerian food would be like. Not knowing, I guessed 'a bit like Moroccan or Turkish'. It was a perfect blend of the two. A tagine of cous cous with 2 small chicken and lamb shish sticks on top, and a lovely spicy sauce to pour over.
We ordered some curious fruit drinks (freshly blended pear & basil), but the sound of the blender from the open kitchen means nobody...more
What a nice surprise. Really authentic fresh food at very reasonable prices. I had chicken with couscous fro my main, delicious! The fruit juices are also delish, especially apple and mint. The service was friendly. I will definitely be going back, a hidden gem.more
Let's not kid ourselves: It's hard to have high expectations for food when living in London, especially when so many ethnic food restaurants dumb-down their flavors and serve up bland fare. Khamsa though is a huge exception. I came in here with some friends recently before checking out a show at Plan B and was just completely floored by this place. My chicken tajine had the perfect blend of...more
Tucked away on Acre Lane in Brix-Clapham are potentially the two nicest resto-owners I've ever met.
Was heading to pick up friends to head to a show, and needed something in da belly beforehand, and popped in here.
Fabulous food, low prices, and super-friendly people. Not too many tables, but I was informed that they're opening the downstairs.
Standards, done well, with excellent...more