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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Franco-Asian fusion food in opulent surroundings

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At a glance

Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

Chez Mumtaj emanates class, with panelled walls and comfortable cream banquettes at correctly set clothed tables, and an open-to-view kitchen. As the name suggests, the style is a culinary hybrid: what the restaurant itself describes as 'haute cuisine in modern French-Asian dining', with classical techniques applied to tip-top produce. The long menu opens with mixed seafood platters, or duck samosa with ceps in filo, before rocking on with curried monkfish in Pondicherry bisque with nutmegged spinach, Kashmiri-style lamb shank and rösti, or black cod in lime and tomato curry with pickled samphire and coconut rice. Finish with chocolate fondant and vanilla ice cream.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Days closed: Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 11

Chef

  • Chef: Chad Rahman

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: French, Asian
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 22
  • Wines over £30: 27
  • Wines by the glass: 14

Price guide

  • Starter from : 6.50
  • Main course from: 14.95
  • Dessert from: 5.50
  • 3-course dinner from: 18.95
  • Service charge
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 3
  • Accessible toilets

Facilities

  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 16
  • Off-site parking available: On street and car park nearby

Additional information

  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 16

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St Albans, Abbey
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