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Looking for a Unique Restaurant in the City London?

Welcome, foodie compatriots, to your next culinary adventure! Say a cheery 'hello' to Etke Nordic Kitchen, your new favorite restaurant in the city of London. Tired of chips colder than a British summer? Had enough of curries hotter than your tube ride home? Well, we’ve got you covered.

Etke-A Restaurant in the city of London

Nestled in the heart of London's hustle and bustle, we're here to give your taste buds a royal Nordic treat. So, kick back, loosen your belt, and let us add a sprinkle of Scandinavian spice to your London city food journey. Let's rock and 'rollmops'!

A Nordic Restaurant in The City of London

Warm up your winters and chill your summers with the unique charm of the Etke Nordic Kitchen - an unexpected delight in the heart of the city of London. We might not be Buckingham Palace, but we sure know how to serve a feast fit for a queen! Think London, think fish and chips? Think again! We're here to introduce you to the tantalizing magic of the North, right here in the city. So buckle up, London town, and get ready for a gastronomic adventure that'll leave your taste buds dancing the Swedish polka! So come on in, find a cozy corner, and let us treat you to a culinary journey from London to Lapland.

Ekte: The Scandi Spice in The Heart of a Bank

Immerse yourself in the Nordic allure of Ekte, a dynamic and approachable restaurant located in the pulsating hub of a Bank. This isn't your grandma's meatloaf, folks. Ekte is here to serve some serious Scandinavian sizzle to the young and the young-at-heart. With a menu that's as fresh as a fjord and an ambiance that's as cozy as a hygge hug, Ekte is the perfect spot to chill with your mates after a hectic day or kickstart your weekend mischief. So, park that Boris bike, hop off the tube, and shimmy down to this Nordic nook in the heart of the

The Nordic Experience

Discover the true essence of Nordic dining at Ekte, where we transport you from the bustling streets of London to the serene landscapes of the North. Here, each dish tells a story – of icy fjords, of warm Scandinavian summers, of a culture rich in tradition. At Ekte, it's not just about filling your stomach but nourishing your soul with an authentic dining experience that transcends borders. So come on down, London. The spirit of the North awaits you at Ekte!

The Scandi Delicacies

At Ekte, we're all about preserving the true essence of authentic Nordic flavors and bringing them to your plate. Our homely Smørrebrød, topped with an array of delightful ingredients, is an absolute must-try. These open-faced sandwiches are, quite literally, a slice of Denmark's culinary legacy. Savor our tasty Clarence Court egg Smørrebrød with Swedish mustard, crispy onions, and mustard cress, or our delicately curated pickled Cornish bream offering with a bitter leaf, smoked crème fraiche, and chervil topping. And for meat lovers, we highly recommend our rare roasted Dexter Black sirloin of beef Smørrebrød with horseradish, crispy onions, and watercress.

Beyond Smørrebrød, we offer an array of other delectable dishes. From our Newlyn mackerel with buttermilk, dill, and fermented radish, to our Loch Duart salmon gravadlax served with a mustard and dill sauce on toasted sourdough, our seafood offerings are as fresh as the Scandinavian sea breeze.

salmon gravadlax at Etke-Restaurant in the city of London

And who could forget about our meat dishes? Our Ethical Butcher koldt bord, a selection of British charcuterie, is a carnivore's delight. Alternatively, you could opt for our Danish meatballs, the Frikadeller, served with buttery mash, pickled cucumber, lingonberries, and gravy. It's a traditional Nordic treat that will take your tastebuds on a journey to the heart of Denmark.

But we haven't forgotten about our plant-based patrons. Our menu also includes a variety of vegetable dishes, such as our Red baby gem salad with peas, broad beans, and foraged herbs dressed lightly with buttermilk, or our Råraka - a Swedish potato cake served with brined leeks and Danbo cheese. It's a plant lover's paradise!

And to wrap up your meal, why not try one of our traditional desserts? From our homemade Cinnamon Bun served with cinnamon bun ice cream, to our Vesterbotten & blueberry cheesecake tart, or even our Kladdkaka, a gooey chocolate cake, we promise to satisfy your sweet tooth with our Nordic-inspired desserts.

We also have an assortment of beverages to complement the Nordic feast. Our selection of akvavits and schnapps, including Aalborg Jubilaeums, Aalborg Taffel, Aalborg Dild Akvavit, O.P. Anderson, and Linie, among others, are the perfect pairing for our smørrebrød. They are best sipped and savored as you relish your meal. Come on in, London, and let's add some Scandi spice to your life!

Location and Ambiance

Nestled in the vibrant heart of the city, Ekte is your perfect gastronomic getaway amidst the London hustle and bustle. Situated strategically in the thriving financial district of Bank, we're a stone's throw away from iconic landmarks like the Bank of England and St. Paul's Cathedral. Commuting? No problem at all!

We're conveniently located just a brisk walk away from the Bank and Cannon Street tube stations, making Ekte the perfect spot for a quick lunch break, a business dinner, or a casual post-work hangout.

And did we mention the view? With the mesmerizing London skyline as your dining backdrop, Ekte truly offers a sensory feast that goes beyond good food. So whether you're a city dweller, a tourist, or just passing through, jet, set, and go on a Nordic culinary adventure at Ekte, your 'restaurant in the city of London.'

Why Choose Etke?

When you choose Ekte for your city food adventure in London, you're choosing more than just a meal - you're opting for a culinary journey that transports you straight to the heart of the Nordic lands. Our menu, inspired by the homely and hearty flavors of Scandinavia, has been carefully curated to offer something for everyone. We offer a diverse range of dishes, catering to a variety of dietary preferences, from carnivores to pescatarians to vegetarians, and even those with a sweet tooth!

Etke-A Restaurant in the city of London

Choosing Ekte also means choosing authenticity. Our ingredients are specially sourced to maintain the true essence of Nordic cuisine, and our chefs are experts in Scandinavian cooking methods, ensuring that every dish is as authentic as it can be.

Besides, there's no substitute for our location.

Nestled in the heart of London, Ekte offers not just a feast for your taste buds, but also your eyes with stunning views of the city skyline. Moreover, our accessibility makes us an easy choice for those seeking a quick lunch, a leisurely dinner, or even a post-work unwind.

Moreover, at Ekte, we believe in creating experiences. From live music on Thursdays to the tunes of our resident DJ on our terrace, we promise an ambiance that's as delightful as our food. So, if you're looking for a 'restaurant in the city of London' that offers great food, a great location, and a great atmosphere, look no further - Ekte is the place to be!

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