Houman Meshkati is set to reopen Amici Bar and Mediterranean Grill Kennington early July.
Committed to serving the best seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients, Amici Bar and Grill offers Mediterranean favourites and comfort food classics in a relaxed and informal brasserie setting. The upcoming launch will be no exception, serving a menu that combines signature dishes celebrated since the original launch of Amici, along with some brand new recipes exclusive to Kennington.
Open 7 days a week, popular dishes include starters of Spicy Crab Cake with tomato and cucumber salsa; Truffled Macaroni Cheese; and Steak tartare, main courses feature Poached Monkfish with escabeche, saffron sauce, herb crust alongside dishes from the dedicated grill menu such as Burger with smoked Applewood cheddar, bacon and gherkins; 650g Angus Cross Chateaubriand Steak; or Cornish Lemon Sole served with caper and parsley sauce. Desserts include Sticky Toffee Pudding (to share) with date and vanilla ice cream; Plum Bakewell Tart and Chocolate & Peanut Butter Fondant. New dishes that have been added to the Kennington’s menus include, Spiced Pumpkin with burrata, savoury granola, hazelnut dressing and rocket and Prawn Tagliatelle with red peppers, basil and black olives. An after-dinner cocktail menu provides the perfect finale to a meal with classic cocktails served such as Old Fashioned, Espresso Martini, Grasshopper and Brandy Alexander.
In addition, the restaurant will serve weekend brunch, with healthy dishes such as Superfood Granola served with honey and Greek yoghurt; and Bircher Muesli; as well more indulgent choices such as Truffle Eggs Benedict; Tom’s Full English; or Brioche French Toast with caramelised apples and cinnamon cream.
Amici Kennington will also incorporate a lively yet relaxed bar, welcoming diners from the restaurant, guests wanting to drop in for an after-work beer or pre-dinner cocktail, as well as those looking to while away an evening with friends over a bottle of wine. The bar menu will offer a wonderful selection of craft beers, including those from Whitstable Brewery, as well as classic cocktails, Champagne and contemporary seasonal concoctions, alongside fine wines from around the world and unique wine from artisan suppliers, chosen by Nicholas Clerc, the wine consultant for Tom’s Kitchen.
For those on the lookout for a quick bite, Amici Deli will be located in The Bar, offering an affordable and express option for lunch and afternoon treats, serving sandwiches, soups, hotpots, salads and homemade treats. The deli will be open seven days a week and will also sell a selection of alcoholic beverages, providing the perfect setting to relax after a day’s shopping.
The design for all Kennington outlets is overseen by Carousal designers and will offer a range of private and semi-private spaces, perfect for parties and events.
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