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opening hours

Lunch - Weds to Sun: 12.00 - 16.00 (last orders at 14.00)
Dinner - Tues: 17.45 - 22.00 (last orders at 19.45)
Dinner - Weds to Sat: 18.00 - 22.00 (last orders at 19.45)

We are normally closed on Sunday and Monday, however in December 2020 we will be open every Sunday upto and including 20th December 2020.

Private Hire is available upon request, including Sundays and Mondays.

Please note office hours for reservations and gift vouchers are Tuesday to Friday from 10.30 to 18.00.



Set in the beautiful medieval town of Old Amersham, nestled in the Chiltern Hills, Artichoke is just a short distance from the hustle and bustle of the City of London.

Just 35 minutes via Chiltern Railway from Marylebone Station, or approx. 35 - 45 minutes on the Metropolitan Line from Baker Street.


There is limited on street parking in Old Amersham.

Amersham Old Town car park is located off The Broadway, Amersham Old Town, HP7 0HL. A pay and display system is in operation for the 186 spaces and 10 disabled bays, and you can also pay by phone. Charges apply Monday - Saturday 7.30am - 6.00pm. Parking is free on a Sunday and Bank Holiday.

get in contact

9 Market Square, Old Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP7 ODF

Alternatively, to get in contact with Artichoke please complete and submit the form.

the building

Please, be mindful that Artichoke is located in a Grade 2 Listed Timber Framed Building therefore in places our beams can be low and our floors slightly uneven, plus there are also steps and stairways.

We would advise consideration for footwear for your visit and stiletto heels are not recommended.

booking and cancellation policy

We kindly request credit or debit card details to guarantee your reservation for Friday and Saturday evenings, and for parties of 6 and over. However no charge is made to your card at the time of the reservation. A charge will only incur if you fail to turn up or cancel your reservation outside the timescales below:

We will require 48 hours notice for a complete cancellation for all parties.

If there are any cancellations or amendments outside of these timescales there will be a cancellation fee charged of £20 per person. For a no show there will be a charge of £50 per person.

A separate deposit and cancellation policy applies to our Private Dining Room and will be confirmed at the time of the booking.

children at the restaurant

We do welcome families and children of all ages at lunchtime however, due to the restricted layout of the restaurant, we kindly request that this is mentioned at the time of booking so that an appropriate table can be allocated.

In the evening, due to the style of service, unfortunately we are unable to accommodate children under 5 years of age.

gift vouchers

Treat your loved ones to the ultimate MICHELIN star dining experience at our unique restaurant tucked away in Old Amersham, nestled in the heart of the Chiltern Hills.

Give the gift of Artichoke.

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artichoke at home

Our deluxe take home dining package offering five delicious seasonal restaurant courses for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.