Amaya
Cuisine: Indian
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Address: Halkin Arcade, Motcomb Street, London SW1X 8JT

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7823 1166

“Amaya Restaurant is the Indian grill restaurant created by the owners of the renownedChutney Mary and Veeraswamy”… from amaya.biz

This restaurant has 1 Michelin Star

Latest reviews of Amaya

Observer Food Monthly Awards

Observer Food Monthly, Awards

28 April 2013

Selected as one of Observer Food Monthly’s ’20 Best Restaurants of the Decade’: “Come here, then, for smokey kebabs, chargrilled seafood, for glorious breads, great chutneys and pickles and some especially good sealed pot biryanis…”

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Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

9 August 2012

Kebabs are the stars: prawns cloaked in a smoky, peppery marination; lime-drenched grouper wrapped in pandan leaves; and rose-petal and chilli chicken bites. Save space too for the aromatic biriani, redolent of toasted spice and with a subtle floral fragrance…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

1 August 2012

They are “too posh to popadom” here and indeed the whole menu idea is a bit precious. It is styled after the supposed habits of Indian noblemen, who would eat a bunch of grilled meats and then finish things off with a biriani…

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matthew_norman

Matthew Norman (Guardian), The Guardian

11 February 2006

Big, juicy tiger prawns, grilled on a skillet, were also great, while charcoal-cooked spotted grouper, seasoned with chilli and peanut and served inside pandan leaves, might be one of my Desert Island dishes…

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What the Critics say

Observer Food Monthly Awards

Observer Food Monthly, Awards

28 April 2013

Selected as one of Observer Food Monthly’s ’20 Best Restaurants of the Decade’: “Come here, then, for smokey kebabs, chargrilled seafood, for glorious breads, great chutneys and pickles and some especially good sealed pot biryanis…”

Read full review »
Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

9 August 2012

Kebabs are the stars: prawns cloaked in a smoky, peppery marination; lime-drenched grouper wrapped in pandan leaves; and rose-petal and chilli chicken bites. Save space too for the aromatic biriani, redolent of toasted spice and with a subtle floral fragrance…

Read full review »
matthew_norman

Matthew Norman (Guardian), The Guardian

11 February 2006

Big, juicy tiger prawns, grilled on a skillet, were also great, while charcoal-cooked spotted grouper, seasoned with chilli and peanut and served inside pandan leaves, might be one of my Desert Island dishes…

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giles_coren

Giles Coren, The Times

12 February 2005

They brought the food, gradually, as each item happened to be ready. It was stunning. The best grilled food I have eaten in years…

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AA_Gill

AA Gill, The Sunday Times

12 December 2004

We gluttonously overordered the grilled and marinated meats, even retracing our steps for seconds. I’m not going to single out individual dishes, because they were all exceptionally good…

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What the Bloggers say

Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

1 August 2012

They are “too posh to popadom” here and indeed the whole menu idea is a bit precious. It is styled after the supposed habits of Indian noblemen, who would eat a bunch of grilled meats and then finish things off with a biriani…

Read full review »