Food & Drink Reviews

Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar

Hawkyns by Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar in Amersham introduces exclusive Indian menu and launches Hawkyns @home

Celebrating the very best of Indian cuisine, this injection of spice and culture is synominous with the “Master of Spices”. Diners can expect a variety of culinary delights, including Samosa: Coriander and Ginger flavoured Potato Samosa with Tamarind chutney to Murg Makhani: Tandoori Chicken Tikka in creamed Tomato and Fenugreek sauce.

In addition to the menu changes, Hawkyns is delighted to announce Hawkyns @home, an earerly awaited take away service. Guests will be able to dine at home and enjoy a selection of delicious Indian dishes including Chicken Tikka Masala and Kebab platter, a combination of Kebab, Salmon, King Prawn and Lamb Chop. This collection only service is available Tuesday – Saturday evenings.

Hawkyns 2 AA Rosette restaurant is Kochhar’s second Buckinghamshire restaurant in addition to the award-winning Sindhu restaurant in Marlow. Hawkyns is situated at The Crown, a former Elizabethan coaching inn that creaks with history and heritage. Offering 45 stunningly appointed rooms, re-imagined by designer Ilse Crawford in 2009, the Inn is ideally positioned in the picturesque town of Amersham, which boasts architecture spanning more than five centuries. Amersham is easily accessible via the Metropolitan line (Zone 9) and Chiltern Railways. 

Atul Kochhar Masterclasses 21st September and 16th November 2019

Starting at 10:00, guests will enjoy tea, coffee and pastries before proceeding to the kitchen to watch Atul’s demonstration. The class will conclude with a wonderful three course lunch and glass of wine, and you ’ll receive a signed copy of Atul’s latest book ’30 Minute Curries’ to take home. Join Atul and discover his inspiring interpretation of modern Indian cuisine during an interactive demonstration. Watch and learn as he creates his signature dishes, while guiding you through this recipe.

Classes cost £150 per person

Participants are welcome to invite friends and family to join them for lunch or dinner for an additional £35 per person.

Book now as places are limited by emailing


Celebrate this festive season with your loved ones, family, friends and colleagues at Hawkyns

Lunch or dinner for up to 12 in the two AA rosette restaurant or a party for 80 guests, the 16th-century modern-rustic coaching inn has an array of beautiful areas to dine and hire exclusively for your celebrations.

Featuring authentic wooden beams and roaring open fires, delicious cuisine and an impressive wine list, The Crown Inn also offers 45 beautifully appointed rooms to extend your experience!

Hawkyns are looking forward to making your festivities a memorable occasion!
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