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Seven by Allan

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Allan and Maria welcome you into our kitchen! Coming from a European and Asian background we are a family oriented restaurant that serves good, quality and fresh food. Previous to Amersham, Gusto has been open in Chorleywood for 5 years and has become NUMBER 1 in Hertfordshire ranked by TripAdvisor. Head chef and owner Allan, has worked with the Hyde Park Hotel in Knightsbridge, the Dorchester as chef de partie and became sous chef to the Executive Sous chef. He went on to be the Executive Pastry chef of the Excelsior in Rapallo. A few Cruise liners such as Cunard (Executive Pastry Chef), Silverseas (Executive Chef) and Seabourn (Executive Chef)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Philippine, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar
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All reviews spring rolls tacos risotto lamb filipino dishes ice cream sisig tapas prawns pudding salad burger excellent meal last night food was amazing very friendly service recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed 2 April 2022

Delicious food, great service. Very accommodating with gluten and dairy intolerant vegetarian meal requirements. The best restaurant in Amersham. We had Duck, lamb, burgers, calamari and pork tacos went down well. As did the hot puddings and home made white Toblerone ice cream.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 31 March 2022 via mobile

Fantastic meal with friends. Highly recommended this restaurant for the amazing food and service provided by Alan, the head chef. Everything freshly and home made. Great choice for both vegetarians and carnivores alike.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 27 March 2022

So happy we discovered this restaurant. We were lucky enough to have Allan - the Head Chef - host us for most of our evening. Everything is made fresh in the kitchen and full of flavour. I would recommend trying the tacos, crab pasta, hake,...sticky toffee pudding and the apple pastry with brandy ice cream. We will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 9 March 2022 via mobile

Gusto is a gorgeous little restaurant in Amersham. Alan cooks incredible food - we had divine pork belly tacos (scrumptious, full of flavour) and crispy calamari to start. And then both were tempted by Alan to try his incredible slow cooked pressed lamb - meltingly...delicious lamb on a bed of braised red cabbage (in no less than 4 different vinegars) with dauphinois potatoes. Incredible. One of the best meals we’ve had in a looooooong time. All matches with a lovely GAVI and Alan’s explanations of ingredients and process. Would fully recommend this for couples and friends. We went for dinner but will be tempted to come back for the lunch time menu and brunch! Go go go before too many find out about this amazing placeMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 12 February 2022 via mobile

Excellent meal and superb service. Alan was the commensurate host and look forward to returning for their full menu 👍👍👍

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 29 January 2022 via mobile

Menu choice was excellent and good value for money. The food was delicious, beautifully presented and the service great too. Allan gives a friendly personal service and couldn’t fault anything. 10/10 would definitely recommend and return.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 23 January 2022 via mobile

When you visit a restaurant you expect good good. Gusto gives you this in abundance! Not just good but excellent food. What’s more the owner here is present in the restaurant serving and making sure everything is ok, not in an overbearing way, a nice...way. We will definitely visit again. The owner tells us that if we want something which is not on the menu he will make it if you give him a week’s notice. That is some gesture. In terms of price, not the cheapest but you get what you pay for here. Well done, a good friendly atmosphere too 😊More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 16 January 2022

We were recommended this restaurant by a family friend in Amersham. My son went to this restaurant for his birthday and had a great time. He said the food was really tasty and it came really quickly. Overall, an enjoyable experience and he said he'd...definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 January 2022

Excellent food of the highest quality. Well priced for top quality offer. Highly recommended. Superb work from Allan and his team. Will visit again without hesitation!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 9 January 2022

Gusto is without doubt one of our most favourite restaurants in Amersham. Whilst the setting is simple the food that Allan Himowicz, the owner serves, is stunning. We have always had great meals and the value is exceptional. Last night eight of us had two...courses, some having three, six bottles of wine and all for £110 per couple including a tip. Allan has cooked in many venues, including the Dorchester, and his skill and love of food shows through in the quality and presentation of the food he serves. Last night we had a variety of dishes, the calamari, tacos, risotto, burrata, crab pasta, to mention a few, and every meal was exceptional. Allan's motto is this is, "Your Restaurant," so you desire tacos as a main meal, then you can have them. His wine selection his excellent and he does not charge a fortune which is what many restaurants do. Allan has sound Covid safety procedures in place and we need to get out and support our local restaurants. Allan is thinking of moving the bar to the back of the restaurant to enable the big bi-fold front doors to be used more in the Summer to open up the restaurant and allow it to flow into the outside eating space. We will definitely be eating outside on a warm Summer's evening. We love Gusto and it is our responsibility to get out and support Allan. He is a charming host, always seeking to attend to what is required to deliver a lovely and friendly dining experience. We highly recommend Gusto and the great thing is, after our share of six bottles of wine, we can walk home.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Steven C
11 January 2020|
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Response from Baba A | Property representative |
Hi Steven, Yes, we've closed our Chorleywood branch and relocated to Amersham. Our space is much bigger and we now have a wine and cocktail menu. I do hope you come and visit us soon. Kind regards, Allan and Maria
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Yes, Seven by Allan is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Seven by Allan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5