Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar

16 High Street, Amersham, Hertfordshire, HP7 0DH
British, Indian

Top offer

Afternoon Tea with Glass of Prosecco £15

This Offer is Valid from Monday- Sunday


Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:15, 14:30 - 17:00 & 18:30- 21:15
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 14:15, 14:30 - 17:00 & 18:30- 21:45
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30, 15:00 - 18:00 & 19:00- 21:15.

Restaurant description

From twice Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, Hawkyns is situated in the picturesque town of Old Amersham at The Crown Inn. Guests dine amidst the ambience created by incredible aromas and a menu that harmoniously intertwines British and Indian flavours.

Championing the best in local and seasonal produce, the menu offers a twist on classical culinary creations including Atul’s fish and chips, heritage beetroot with avocado and pomegranate chaat and cauliflower velouté, and cauliflower cous cous with pakora.

Serving hearty dishes in warm and welcoming surroundings, find The Crown Inn in Buckinghamshire on AmershamHigh Street, a 5-minute drive from Amersham Tube Station.

Customer reviews for Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar
(based on 120 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • private dining (10)
  • dinner (69)
  • entertainment (6)
  • lunch (46)
  • luxury (18)
  • al fresco (4)
  • romantic (29)
  • child friendly (3)
  • views (2)
  • business (18)
  • value (8)
  • trendy (8)
  • large parties (10)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • By Judith C from London Borough of Harrow
    30 September 2018

    Our first visit here with friends for Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed. Food was excellent as well as the service. Nothing too much trouble and very friendly making us feel very welcome. We will definitely return!

  • By Tilak G from Amersham
    12 August 2018

    All the food was excellent - the Tomato consommé was a delight and the Kulfi dessert was a picture postcard. Service was prompt and efficient. The only downside was that one of the main courses was not available - a better impression would have been left if it had been removed from the menu before being presented to the customers!

  • By Roger N from Chalfont St Peter
    27 August 2017

    Good service, excellent food in a relaxed atmosphere. The Pea Panna cotta was especially liked.

  • By Alessandro B from Aylesbury
    26 August 2017

    Absolutely excellent and unable to fault.

  • By Ellie C from London
    12 August 2017

    Absolutely fantastic food in a really lovely pub setting. A fairly small and refined menu with excellent local quality ingredients - pork belly and steak were both faultless. The chocolate fondant peanut butter brittle desert was perfect.

  • By Tom F from Amersham
    24 July 2017

    Overall it was very good. I was disappointed that the sea bass was not available and we had the sea bream instead. It wa overlooked. Other than that everything was fine. The waitress was excellent.

  • By Adrian C from High Wycombe
    22 July 2017

    My wife and I ate here on Saturday 22nd July at lunchtime. We are eaten quite a number of tasting menus, with wine flight, so are expectations were quite particularly as said menu at the Artichoke in Amersham has been superb the number of times we've tried it. First off there was no one else in the restaurant which was rather strange and meant there was no atmosphere. However, the waitress was excellent throughout the meal, made us feel very comfortable and made an extra effort to answer any questions we had. The Amuse Bouche, a spiced lentil soup, was very good as was the accompanying champagne. Ditto the following course of Chicken Terrine and Pea Pannacotta, though both were rather small portions even for a tasting menu. Unfortunately the next two 'main' dishes on the menu were very poor; not from a quality point of view but simply because they were so uninteresting. First up was cod and chips....I was expecting something inventive, not actually what we got which was...cod and chips, yes literally. A small piece of battered cod with bits of batter on top, one chip, more pea puree and a bland splodge of curry sauce. We couldn't believe it! Next up was a piece of pork belly with some soy sauce on tiny rice noodles. Hilariously this was served in a high sided cereal dish so it was nigh impossible to get to the food with the knife and fork provided...deeply disappointing. The final dish, lemon curd was excellent. One final point. All the wines were from a tap not bottle (we found this out after questioning why there was sediment in our white wine). I'm not in principle against wine on tap but what does worry me is that wines are not being chosen on the basis that they match the food, rather that they are available in the hotel bar on tap! I'm sorry to say that the restaurant has a long way to go if it's to rival the Artichoke for food, especially as the prices are eye wateringly expensive for what you receive.

  • By Julia N from Amersham
    22 July 2017

    Dishes do not look complete Shocking reply from the chef that he could not do a toast for a beef tartare starter... Really disappointed

  • By Will M from Tring
    21 July 2017

    Went to the restaurant for my girlfriends birthday and we both had the pork belly. Our food was fantastic and the wine that was recommended to accompany the food was delicious. Our dessert was the lemon curd and that didn't let us down either and was great. All round brilliant little restaurant, would highly recommend.

  • By Ben A from London
    15 July 2017

    Good value and very good cooking. Highly recommend.

Restaurant Location Map
Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar
16 High Street, Amersham, Hertfordshire, HP7 0DH

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