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Ekte Nordic Kitchen - The Best Restaurant in Bank London

Discover the stunning flavors of the North without leaving the heart of London. Welcome to Ekte Nordic Kitchen, your new favorite restaurant in the Bank- a place where the chill of the Nordic winds meets the warmth of London's heart.



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Want to chow down on some Smørrebrød or feel like tucking into traditional Danish meatballs, Frikadeller? Say no more, we've got you covered! How about some ethically sourced meats or Loch Duart salmon? Just part of the regular menu, my friend. And don't even get us started on our drinks list - a little bit of Aquavit, a dash of wine, and a whole lot of good times. Prepare for a Nordic culinary journey that'll have you saying "I never knew Vikings ate this well!"




A warm welcome to Ekte Nordic Kitchen


Nestled in the bustling Bank district, Ekte Nordic Kitchen is a gem of a spot that merges the unique vibes of the Nordic region with the eclectic rhythm of London. We're right in the heart of the city, offering a gastronomical hideaway where the striking contrasts of Nordic simplicity and London's vibrant energy are celebrated in every dish. Whether you're a city banker or a tourist on a London adventure, stepping into Ekte is like embarking on a Nordic voyage without leaving the city's pulse. Come on in, and let the fusion of flavors take you on a culinary journey you'll never forget.


The Cuisine


You might think that Nordic cuisine consists only of fish and potatoes, but trust us when we say Ekte Nordic Kitchen has much more to offer. We've got a delectable range of traditional dishes to tantalize your taste buds - from Smørrebrød sandwiches to Danish meatballs (Frikadeller) and sumptuous seafood specials featuring the freshest Loch Duart salmon.


Our ethical meats provide a backbone to an array of carnivorous delights, and no meal's complete without something to drink - our Aquavits and wines are carefully selected for maximum enjoyment. In short, Ekte Nordic Kitchen puts an entirely new spin on traditional Nordic delicacies that'll leave you wanting more!



Highlighting signature dishes: Smørrebrød, Frikadeller and Aquavits


If you're visiting Ekte Nordic Kitchen, there are three signature dishes that should definitely make it onto your must-try list. The first is our Smørrebrød - a traditional open sandwich made with rye bread and topped with various ingredients. We use the freshest ingredients to bring out all the flavors of this classic dish, from herring to pickled cucumbers and shrimp. Next up is our Frikadeller - a classic Danish meatball made with beef mince and served with boiled potatoes and creamy gravy. And lastly, you can't visit Ekte without trying an Aquavit or two - we have an extensive range of this iconic Nordic spirit, so be sure to give it a go!


The ultimate Ekte Nordic Kitchen experience-A restaurant in a bank


At Ekte Nordic Kitchen, we strive to bring you the best of both worlds - the unique flavor profiles of Scandinavian cuisine and the vibrant energy of London. Come visit us and enjoy a gastronomical journey right here in the heart of the city - complete with Smørrebrød sandwiches, Danish meatballs, ethical meats, and a selection of Aquavits. Together, we can embark on an adventure that'll have your taste buds thanking you for days! So what are you waiting for? Come join us at Ekte Nordic Kitchen - the ultimate destination for a delicious journey through Nordic cuisine. Bon Appétit!

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At Ekte Nordic Kitchen, we believe in sourcing the best ingredients from responsible sources. Our ethical butcher meats come from farms that are committed to sustainable practices and animal welfare. This not only means you can indulge with a clear conscience - it also ensures that every dish is of the highest quality, with maximum flavor and freshness. We want to make sure you can enjoy the best of Nordic cuisine without compromising on ethical values. Enjoy guilt-free with Ekte Nordic Kitchen!

The Drinks


Introduction to the variety of Aquavits


Aquavit is a quintessential part of Nordic cuisine, and at Ekte Nordic Kitchen, you can sample an extensive collection of fine Aquavits. From the popular Aalborg Taffel to the more exotic varieties like Krogstad Geranium, we have something for everyone - no matter your tastes or experience level. Enjoy it on its own or as part of a traditional Nordic meal - it's up to you! So why not raise a glass and experience the unique flavors of Nordic Aquavit with us?


Exploring wines from Scandinavia


Not in the mood for Aquavit? Then let our wine selection take your taste buds on a journey through the best vineyards in Scandinavia. We've handpicked a selection of wines from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, giving you the opportunity to experience the finest Nordic vintages without leaving London's streets. From earthy reds to crisp whites, our wines cover every style - so raise a glass and enjoy some of Scandinavia's most exquisite wines!

Overview of the wine selection



Take a look at our wine selection and you'll find something to please everyone. From fruity sparkling wines like Denmark's Krenkerup Classic Brut or the light, refreshing rosés of Sweden's Källaborg Winery, there's a style for every occasion. And if you're looking for something richer and fuller-bodied, we've also got hearty reds from the vineyards of Norway. So pour yourself a glass and let our wine selection transport you on a journey through this beautiful part of the world!


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The Ambience


What sets Ekte Nordic Kitchen apart from the crowd is its unique atmosphere. With its sparingly furnished interiors featuring rustic wood tables and Scandinavian accents, this warm and inviting restaurant feels like a home away from home - unpretentious yet luxurious, and always full of life. Outside, you can relax in our al fresco seating area surrounded by lush foliage and the hustle and bustle of London's streets. Wherever you choose to sit, Ekte offers a truly special setting for an unforgettable culinary experience.



our vision...


At Ekte Nordic Kitchen, our goal is to provide you with a truly memorable experience. Whether it's the sumptuous flavors of our food or the rustic atmosphere of our restaurant - we strive to bring the best of Nordic cuisine right here in the heart of London. We believe in using only sustainable and ethical ingredients so that you can enjoy guilt-free dining. And we believe in making sure every visit is an adventure - so come join us and let Ekte take you on a memorable journey through Nordic cuisine!


Enhancing the experience with takeaway services


At Ekte Nordic Kitchen, we also offer takeaway services for those who prefer to enjoy their favorite dishes from the comfort of home. We use the same quality ingredients and carefully crafted recipes to create dishes that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. So if you're looking for a fuss-free way to enjoy Nordic cuisine, Ekte's takeaway service is just what you need - without compromising on flavor or ambiance!



a waitress at Etke-A restaurant in a bank



Ready to take a journey around Scandinavia without ever leaving London? Well, you don't need a passport - just come visit us at Ekte Nordic Kitchen and we'll do the rest. From traditional Smørrebrød sandwiches to fine Aquavits and Scandinavian wines, we've got everything you need for an unforgettable culinary experience! So what are you waiting for? Get your adventure started with us today at Ekte Nordic Kitchen. We promise - you won't regret it!

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