Aquavit is a Scandinavian restaurant located in the St James area of London, UK. This elegant restaurant offers a unique dining experience that combines traditional Nordic cuisine with contemporary flair.

Upon entering the restaurant, guests are greeted by a chic and stylish decor featuring clean lines and natural elements such as wood and stone. The atmosphere is sophisticated yet relaxed, making it an ideal venue for both intimate dinners and larger gatherings.

The menu at Aquavit features a variety of dishes that showcase the best of Scandinavian cuisine, with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Starters include classics like Gravlax with mustard and dill sauce, and Toast Skagen with shrimp, mayo, and dill. For main courses, guests can enjoy dishes such as Braised Pork Belly with apple, pickled cabbage, and mustard, or Roast Cod with cauliflower, brown butter, and capers. Vegetarian options are also available, such as the Jerusalem Artichoke with hazelnuts and truffle.

In addition to the food, Aquavit is also known for its extensive beverage selection, which includes a variety of Scandinavian-inspired cocktails, wines, and beers. The restaurant’s namesake drink, Aquavit, is a must-try for anyone visiting the restaurant. This Scandinavian spirit is typically served in small glasses and is made with caraway or dill seeds, lending it a distinctive flavor.

Overall, Aquavit offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience that combines the best of traditional Scandinavian cuisine with modern touches. Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or a place to celebrate a special occasion, this St James gem is well worth a visit.

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