Welcome to the delightful world of Nordic fusion food at Ekte! Nestled in the sleek Bloomberg Arcade in London, we're a cozy nook serving up a smorgasbord of flavors from Norway. Our minimalist, industrial-chic dining room is the perfect canvas for a culinary masterpiece.
Whether you're dining indoors, relishing the open kitchen spectacle, or basking on our terrace during warmer days, we've got you covered. Our menu, inspired by the humble Smørrebrød, offers a tantalizing range of fresh toppings on our house-baked sourdough rye.
From the classic Curried Herring to the luxurious London smoked salmon, we bring a slice of the Nordic to your plate. Come join us for a bite at Ekte and indulge in the best Nordic fusion food London has to offer!
Highlighting Fish & Shellfish Options
If you're a fan of fish and shellfish, prepare to be knocked off your well-polished shoes! Our Nordic fusion food menu at Ekte boasts a wonderful array of sea delights – as fresh as a slap from Poseidon himself! The first stop on our aquatic adventure, is the Curried Herring, a traditional Nordic dish with a spicy little twist. This isn’t just a sandwich, this is Ekte’s zesty Curried Herring on house-baked sourdough – an experience!
Next, we have the Soft Boiled Egg & Dill, a dish as simple as a Sunday morning but a powerhouse of flavors that will transport you straight to a sunny Norwegian fjord. And of course, no trip to Ekte would be complete without our London Smoked Salmon topped with Lemon Zest, Capers & Dill. This isn't just a sandwich, it's a celebration of everything Nordic with a hint of good old London! Each bite is like a friendly Viking hug for your taste buds. So, dive in folks, the water's full of flavour!
Introducing Vegetarian Choices - Nordic Fusion Food
At Ekte, we promise an array of tantalizing vegetarian dishes that are at par with our meaty masterpieces. We've carefully crafted a selection that balances the dignity of din-dins with the indulgence of dessert. First off, meet our Danish Blue Cheese, Pear & Candied Walnuts. It's like a little symphony of flavors, where the sharpness of the cheese pirouettes perfectly with the sweet crunch of the candied walnuts.
A vegetarian delight you'll be hard-pressed to resist. But hold on, we've got another veggie star: Grated Beetroot, Apple, Horseradish & Celery. This dish is a splash of vibrant color on our house-baked sourdough. Each bite packs a punch of freshness, with the beetroot and apple sharing the spotlight, while the horseradish and celery play a subtle, yet unforgettable supporting role. Our veggie options are front and center, ready to dazzle your palate and turn your meal into a Nordic vegetarian extravaganza!
Sweet Treats & Cheeses - The Nordic Fusion Food Finale
These are not just desserts, they're Ekte's sweet salutations from the North! Let's begin with our showstopper: the Cinnamon Bun Ice Cream. Yes, you read that right, it's the classic spicy-sweet pastry, but in ice cream form! This icy treat is all about celebrating the quintessential Nordic cinnamon bun, but with a cool, creamy spin.
Next, we bring you the Roasted Pear with Maple Syrup & Clotted Cream. It's a warm, comforting hug in a bowl. The roasted pear is as soft and sweet as a lullaby, drizzled with decadent maple syrup. And the clotted cream is like a fluffy cloud of dairy goodness, the perfect partner to the sticky, syrupy pear. This dessert is all about contrasts: hot and cold, sweet and tangy, soft and creamy.
Finally, we mustn't forget our stellar lineup of cheeses. From the creamy, tangy depths of Danish Blue to the smooth, nutty notes of Jarlsberg, our cheese selection is a dream come true for cheese lovers. Each cheese on our board is a star in its own right, hand-picked for its unique flavor profile and texture. Served with our house-baked sourdough and a selection of preserves, our cheese board is the perfect way to round off an Ekte feast. So, come on over and indulge in a sweet and savory ending to your Nordic fusion adventure at Ekte!
Exploring Drinks at Ekte
Craving a tipple? We at Ekte have got an ocean of liquid treasures waiting for you! Just as our food menu is an ode to Nordic fusion, our drinks menu echoes the same spirited theme. Our range of Aquavits and Schnapps is every bit as diverse and intriguing as you would expect from a Nordic fusion food restaurant. Let's start you off with our Aquavits, liquors steeped in tradition and bursting with a blend of flavors. Whether you are a fan of the classic dill and caraway notes or fancy something a bit fruitier, our Aquavits are a journey through the Nordic landscape in every sip.
Next up, Schnapps! At Ekte, we've taken this jolly spirit and given it a unique twist. From tangy apple to rich plum, our Schnapps is a perfect fusion of tradition and creativity, warming your soul one sip at a time.
And let's not forget our innovative Ekte Nordic Cocktails! These are a testament to Nordic fusion itself, blending traditional flavors with modern mixology. A fan favorite is the 'Nordic Bramble', a cocktail that sings the ballad of blackberries and Aquavit, with a dash of lemon for that zingy finish. If you're in for something a little more exotic, our 'Ekte Colada' is the ticket. This Nordic take on the classic Piña Colada, featuring coconut, pineapple, and our signature Aquavit is a tropical holiday in a glass!