Situated in the heart of Mayfair, Benares is Atul Kochhar's Michelin-starred modern Indian restaurant. Atul's acclaimed menu explores dishes from all over India, thus what he delivers at Benares is always fresh and contemporary. All lamb and chicken is halal.
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Benares Restaurant and Bar
12A Berkeley Square House
Berkeley SquareLondonW1J 6BS
My husband and I came here for NYE recently and were really looking forward to it and were really bummed to leave it less than thrilled. The food was tasty, but not worth the cost and was not actually very exciting nor creative. While the cocktails were pretty, there was no alcohol in them...I am usually a lightweight when it comes to booze, yet, I could not tell that I'd had any alcohol...more
Beatiful and tasty cocktails, great service. The waiters were very nice and helpfull. We had the the three course dinner, and were amazed. Beatifull dishes. Just the right amount of spice. Very delicious indeed. We were there celebrating my boyfriends graduation, and because of that, they where so kind to treat us with a special little dessert treatment, next to what we originally ordered....more
I booked this place 2 months in advance for my better halfs birthday, and cause he's allergic to a few things, I went overboard with the emails and phonecalls to confirm everything. On the day of arrival we were greeted by the lovely staff team who kindly took our coats and wet brollys. Sat at the bar and enjoyed a few drinks before being seated in the dining room.
Started off with a glass of...more
One of the best meals ever and the service to match.
Had a cocktail before sitting for dinner and the atmosphere was very nice from the start, with friendly and attentive staff.
Dinner consisted of appetizers and shared dishes for the table. The request for gluten free was taken care of nicely and there were several dishes. The nan was for the rest of us and was delicious. All...more
Oh dear. It seemed like the Benares emperor wasn't wearing any clothes on Saturday eve. I was excited to go and try the private dining experience at Atul Kochhar's place for one of my best mate's birthdays, and indeed the room itself, like the rest of the restaurant, looks beautiful. Classy black lacquer with red and gold trimmings, and some dark pretty fretwork separating us from everyone...more