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140 St. John's HillClaphamLondonSW11 1SL
- Public transport:
- Clapham Junction, National Railway
I wanted to treat my brother to a full English breakfast in a relaxed but somewhat hip atmosphere. That's what we found at Ben's Canteen. Although our waitress was new and very scatty, the staff was lovely and took good care of us. My brother was satisfied with his standard full monty but it was a delicious milkshake that really made him smile. I went for the pancakes and I can aaaaabsolutely...more
When we arrived, there was limited seating available as they had a private function in the back, but we managed to get the last public table. The décor is very shabby-chic, with worn tables, plenty of exposed wood and an AMAZING winged heart mirror feature piece on the wall. The cocktail menu was really interesting, and in the end I went for The Geisha, a mixture of Boodles Gin, Elderflower...more
Went to Ben's Canteen yesterday for the Saturday Bottomless Bubbly Brunch. For £25 you get a main dish (from a set menu of about 8 things; it's no longer brunch food) and unlimited prosecco. It currently runs from 4pm-7pm but will change to 4pm-6pm from August.
I had the steak sandwich and chips which was delicious and a good size. My boyfriend had pulled pork nachos, which were tasty but...more
Fantastic burgers! Chicken option is crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside and the beef burger is what all burgers aspire to be!
'Make at the table guac' is good fun and allows you a carte blanche for how much spice you want.
Great cocktails (especially if you make it on a tuesday for 2for1), friendly efficient staff and tasty food makes Ben's a winner.
As far as...more
Came to Clapham to meet some friends for a brunch date. The place was packed and there doesn't appear to be anything too similar close by. We managed to grab a coffee at the bar and the barman served us some decent flat whites while making light of the over crowded restaurant.
We were seated fairly quickly and were allowed to transfer our drinks on to the main bill. I went for the breakfast...more