Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

The Halkin by COMO, Halkin Street, London, SW1X 7DJ

Main Course £15
Food Spend £28
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 22:00
Saturday: 12:30 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 22:00

Divine food, wonderful bubbles, excellent staff and a lovely setting: what more could we ask for - two very happy diners and we plan to return.

Simon Brown 25 September 2014
From Warlingham

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More about Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Awarded its first Michelin Star within only a few months of opening, Ametsa with Arzak Instruction offers a unique and exquisite take on Basque cuisine within the 5-star Halkin Hotel.

Crafting the deep, earthy flavours of Spain’s Basque region, Ametsa is borne from the father & daughter team who head up the 3 Michelin-starred Arzak restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain. Menus showcase the finest organic, local produce sourced from land and sea, with guests invited to experience groundbreaking dishes like ‘from egg to chicken’, ‘quick-changing squid’, or ox cheeks with vanilla.

Ametsa at The Halkin has recently launched tapas and set lunch menus, including options of spider crab salad, and an Iberico ham plate.

Experimental twists for dessert at Ametsa in Knightsbridge includes dishes like clove custard with pineapple ice cream, or French toast with mango and coconut. A striking dining room filled with brilliant white surfaces and golden tubular ceiling coverings is the work of acclaimed designer, Ab Rogers.

Glamorous and elegant, Ametsa restaurant in London is a 10-minute walk from Knightsbridge Tube Station.

Customer Reviews for Ametsa with Arzak Instruction


(based on 43 reviews)

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  • dinner (39)
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30 September 2014 by Suzanne Pullen from London
An excellent experience - the restaurant was relaxed and friendly and the food was superb. The four course menu with bubbles special through bookatable was a really good package and great value for money. We had a range of delicious tapas to start, the hake was served with infinite attention to detail in a delightful sauce, the ox was tender and tasty and we loved the banana tatin. Presentation was second to none even compared with two star and three star restaurants we have dined at.
29 September 2014 by Charles Scott from Aberdeen
Simply superb. Innovative exciting food, impeccable service and lovely ambiance. Totally deserving of its Michelin star.
25 September 2014 by Simon Brown from Warlingham
Divine food, wonderful bubbles, excellent staff and a lovely setting: what more could we ask for - two very happy diners and we plan to return.
22 September 2014 by Ms Y from London
Wonderful restaurant- one of the best if not the best I've been to. The staff were lovely and catered for my husband's nut allergy perfectly. I Was a bit unsure about the menu as I'm not a seafood person and there was a bit of sea food but it was delish. The scorpion fish was the best thing I had. Would reccomend this restaurant to anyone.
22 September 2014 by Rolf Van vliet from London
Fantastic food - great flavours, great presentation, star deal is amazing value. Staff very friendly. Wine a bit pricey
20 September 2014 by Nigel from London
Nice atmosphere in Restaurant, impeccable service by staff, creative and quality cooking and a good wine list. Go for the Spanish wines!
19 September 2014 by SaraQS from London
Impeccable and intelligent cuisine of the highest order and a seamless, elegant service. The knowledge of the staff of all dishes and the concept behind them was impressive. Highly recommended.
12 September 2014 by Lidia Badia from London
a very special evening with delicious food, not a place to find paella but sophisticated cuisine in an extremely friendly environment.
10 September 2014 by Joe S from London
Ametsa is a fantastic dining experience. I had booked a Bookatable Star Deal for our wedding anniversary and got a great time at 7.30pm on a Friday night to enjoy the special menu. I had notified them in advance of my gluten allergy and it turned out that they'd gone to special trouble to get a gluten free menu arranged for me - which was so appealing that my wife chose to have the same (even though she doesn't have gluten allergy). The restaurant was full and so had a lively though not noisy atmosphere. The staff as ever were very attentive and friendly. We very much enjoyed the wines proposed for us - the cava, Belondrade y Lurton white, Roda rioja and dessert wine were all Spanish wines and delicious. I highly recommend the Ametsa restaurant and will be returning myself soon (I hope!).
5 September 2014 by Howard Friend from London, United Kingdom
A lovely, modern restaurant in the stylish Halkin Hotel. Service for early midweek dinner was all it should be, charming, friendly and talkative, too. Wines by the glass selected for us were delicious and not overpriced. The food was original, subtle and presented with great flair. Whole experience hard to fault.

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

The Halkin by COMO, Halkin Street, London, SW1X 7DJ

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