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Nordic Dinner In The City Of London At Ekte

Welcome to our little Nordic corner in the heart of London - Ekte. If you're as obsessed with the Northern Hemisphere as we are, you're in for a treat! Imagine settling in for the evening under the soft glow of our lights, surrounded by the undeniable charm of our Scandi-inspired decor, and indulging in a mouthwatering Nordic feast, making your dinner in the city of London an experience to remember.

Nordic Dinner In The City Of London At Ekte

At Ekte, we pride ourselves on our menu that bursts with flavors of the North, each dish a love letter penned with the sweetest words of Scandinavian cuisine. The secret? Sustainable ingredients, sourced with care, and a dedication to celebrating the magic of all seasons through our dishes. So, come join us at Ekte and let us take you on a culinary journey through the Nordic lands, right here in the City of London.

Atmosphere and Ambience - Nordic Dinner In The City Of London

As soon as you step through our doors at Ekte, you'll feel like you've been whisked away to a Scandinavian hideaway. Our decor pays homage to the simplicity and functionality of classic Nordic design. Our interior is a dazzling dance of sleek lines, natural light, and minimalist aesthetics. The soft, muted tones of our furnishings under the warm glow of our overhead lights create a cozy, intimate setting, perfect for enjoying your meal.

The large windows offer an enchanting view of the buzzing London cityscape, yet you're cocooned within a tranquil, serene space that feels miles away from the hustle and bustle. The delicate play of light and shadow, the whisper of cool blues and warm woods, and the smell of hearty food wafting from our kitchen all combine to create an immersive Nordic ambiance. So, pull up a chair, let our friendly staff serve you, and enjoy the distinctive charm and warmth of a Nordic dining experience at Ekte.

Signature Dishes - Nordic Dinner In The City Of London

If you're wondering what to order, don't fret! We've got some corkers on our menu. First up, the classic Smørrebrød. This Danish open-faced sandwich is packed with Nordic goodness. From the dense, sourdough rye bread base to the eclectic toppings that range from pickled herring to roast beef and remoulade, it's a Scandi staple that's a must-try.

Nordic Dinner In The City Of London At Ekte

Next, we've got the T-Bone Steak. Grilled to perfection and served with a side of Nordic charm, it's a dish that screams 'hygge' in every bite. And then there's the Kladdkaka, a gooey Swedish chocolate cake that'll make your taste buds do a happy little jig. Trust us, having a slice of this heavenly dessert is like getting a warm, chocolatey hug from a lovable Swedish grandma.

Last but certainly not least, our Gravlax, a dill-cured salmon served with mustard sauce, combines the freshness of the sea with the rich tradition of Nordic cuisine. Each dish on our menu is a ticket for a delightful culinary journey to the North. So, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a Scandi-flavoured trip at Ekte!

The Evening Transition

Now, let's talk about how Ekte transforms when the sun goes down. By day, we're a bustling deli, humming with the energy of the city. But come evening, our Nordic fairy tale comes alive in a whole new light. As the warm glow of the setting sun filters through our large windows, Ekte takes on a soft, inviting ambiance, much like the mesmerizing twilight in Scandinavian summers.

Our lights dim, the candles flicker, and we switch from coffee pots to cocktail shakers faster than you can say ‘Skål!’ The intimate warmth of our space makes it a perfect spot for evening drinks, whether you're winding down after a long day or catching up with friends. Our evening menu highlights an assortment of Nordic-inspired cocktails and an impressive selection of wines and spirits.

So whether it's the crispness of a Scandinavian beer or the subtle notes of an Old World wine that you crave, we've got you covered. So come on over, get snug in our cozy corner, sip on some fine drinks, and soak in the serene Nordic atmosphere of Ekte. After all, the night is young and full of Nordic delights!


So there you have it, folks! A sneak peek into the Nordic wonder that is Ekte. From tantalizing flavors of the North served with love on every plate, to the warm inviting ambiance that captures the very essence of Scandinavian design, we offer an experience that's far more than just a meal. It’s a journey, a Nordic tale told through every morsel, every corner, and every smile from our staff.

Nordic Dinner In The City Of London At Ekte

And let's not forget the transformation when the day gives way to night, and Ekte morphs into an enchanting haven, brimming with the spirit of the North. So, if you’re ready to take a bite out of the Nordic life, put on your Viking helmet, grab your compass, and navigate your way to Ekte.

We're nestled right here in the heart of London, waiting to whisk you away on a culinary adventure that's as magical as the Northern Lights themselves. So, the next time you're in the City, come find us at Bloomberg Arcade and say 'Hej'! We promise you a blend of sustenance, style, and Scandi-chic that’ll truly make your heart say, 'Skål'!

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