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Erebuni @ London Guards Hotel, Lancaster Gate, London


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Erebuni @ London Guards Hotel, Lancaster Gate, London

limster | May 4, 2009 05:30 PM

An Armenian chef presiding over a menu with Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian and Turkish dishes.

Emanbajady is their interpretation of the Turkish Iman Bilyaldi ("the swooning Iman") - stew aubergines with tomato, peppers and onions, given a little green sharpness of flat leaf parsley. Not a bad rendition, the vegetables cooked just right. Perhaps the flavours could have melded a bit more perhaps by mellowing a bit -- this had a bright and fresh taste.

Deeply flavoured lamb filling and stock in the hinkali aka khinkali, a dumpling with thick, slightly doughy, slightly tender skins, perfect for nibbling a hole at the bottom of the dumpling and slurping the stock as it leaks out.

Good and light armenian honey cake for dessert, nutty and honey sweet.

A big menu that needs more investigation.

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