The Benugo bar & kitchen at the BFI Southbank encapsulates all the things we are proud of and sets them in a great bar and restaurant environment. From lounging on a Sunday with brunch and the Sunday papers to drinks after work, the Benugo bar and kitchen is a great place to unwind with friends with one of our expertly made cocktails, a glass of wine and food from our menu of British classics. For film and theatre goes we offer a special set menu between 5-7pm.
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Benugo Bar and Kitchen
Belvedere RoadSouthbankLondonSE1 8XT
If you manage to bagsy a seat here, this place is awesome. People seem to come and go here, so it's usually possible to get a seat (although the comfy sofas are sought out for the most). Being part of the BFI, it's quite a cool, buzzing place to be and the decor is pretty cool too.more
So this is the bar inside the BFI which doesn't face the Southbank ... that's a different bar. After having clarified that, let me say its a great place and its also a not. The bar is tucked away to the right of the BFI foyer with some really nice seating. But then it spills out into the two story foyer and at that point its too loud and the seating space is awkward. We were also waiting to be...more
The cocktails are delish, the food pretty good. A little over priced, but a fun, quirky environment.more
I was actually quite a fan of this place even if the food wasn't top notch. It's a cool location in the BFI and, as one of my friends pointed out, a good spot for a date - fancy lighting, comfy chairs etc.
Service was very friendly but slightly odd at moments - like the server asked if we wanted water than came back to ask about our food choice, seemingly forgetting that we might want...more
This is a great restaurant to while away the lunch hour. They do very good basic British fare with a sometimes fanciful European twist. Good desserts. Good place for spotting the odd British tv celeb of the old school variety. Gets very busy in the evenings. Book ahead!more