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All 59 Amersham Restaurants

The Artichoke Restaurant

9 Market Square, Amersham HP7 0DF, England
01494726611
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Ranked #1 of 59 Restaurants in Amersham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $144
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Transit: Underground: Amersham, Rail: Chiltern Railways Main Line
Description: An award winning dining destination in the centre of beautiful old Amersham, the Artichoke restaurant has been tipped for the top by critics, chefs (including Raymond Blanc) and, rather impressively, the Michelin Guide 2011. The traditional setting of Artichoke has been given new life with a slick contemporary country makeover in which comfort and style sit side by side, colours are muted and soothing and the beautiful features of the building are allowed to shine through, a part of the carefully considered d��cor. Chef and owner Laurie Gear oversees a refined modern European menu filled with charming additions including not only seasonal ingredients but foraged herbs, berries and flowers too and he and his team can be spotted hard at work in the open kitchen from the Kitchen Dining Room. Other spaces here at Artichoke include the glorious Garden Dining Room, opening out on to the bespoke herb wall and the Wine Room up on the first floor, leading in to the well stocked cellar and just right for sophisticated business dining. The perfect neighbourhood restaurant, Artichoke has certainly put Amersham on the map.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

booked on Tuesday morning and more or less got the time we wanted. staff were very professional and made us feel at home. we had a 3 course meal with wine. the starters were presented beautifully and every component of each dish complimented each other. my partner had the pork and I had the venison, again both dishes were outstanding... More 

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Norwich
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic the service was first class. The food presentation absolutely amazing. All dishes cooked to perfection. We had the taster menu recommended it was superb. The best meal I have had ever.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We booked a family celebratory meal at The Artichoke on a busy Saturday. We have eaten here on a number of occasions and never been disappointed. The food was as always great, the service was efficient, informative and friendly. We have eaten here and spent a great deal of money on wine and the taster menu, which by the way... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Lucky to get in at short notice. Excellent meal and service but at c £140 a head London prices. Good ine list Nd interesting choice of dishes.

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Old Amersham and came across the Artichoke purely by chance. What a wonderful find! Delightful atmosphere, attentive staff and delicious food. We shall certainly be going again. Large pay and display car park within 5 minutes walk.

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Redbourn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recently attended The Artichoke -mid week and decided to go with the 7 course tasting menu. Very efficient service, but just a little bit aloof with a few genuine Frech waiters and a couple that had put on the accent, but we caught out by speaking French very quickly......... naughty!! All the dishes were excellent apart from the Partridge which... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Have been here 6/7 times now. I cannot rate the evenings at the Artichoke highly enough, always different and interesting, as good a restaurant as you could find, service and food second to none. Will certainly be back again.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We've been here a number of times before over the years - it's a small, intimate restaurant in old Amersham - but tonight we both particularly enjoyed the 7 course taster menu - varied, interesting flavours with some unusual combinations which worked so well together - from the pumpkin amuse bouche, salmon and cucumber pickle and beetroot sorbet, roast salsify... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I cannot rate our evening at the Artichoke highly enough - as good a restaurant as you could wish for - with service and food second to none.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

brilliant food can't recommend enough, not sure why other people are mentioning other guests enjoying them selfs really quite sad. Any way fantastic food will be going back.

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Additional Information about The Artichoke Restaurant

Address: 9 Market Square, Amersham HP7 0DF, England
Phone Number: 01494726611
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Amersham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 144
Cuisine: French

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