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
The ambience at Benares is sleek and modern. Service could have been better considering this is a Michelin starred restaurant. We did not order wine and they left the glasses on the table for awhile until we asked them to be removed. When we asked for this, the waiter seemed oddly confused.
Food wise, we enjoyed our meal. We tried a couple appetisers including the vegetarian sampler which was...more
The interiors are stunning, food is ok, service is fine. But for a restaurant that boasts 10 years of Michelin stars, I was expecting more. A lot more. When it comes to Indian food, you can do a lot worse, of course. But at these prices, you can also a do a lot better.
In a city like, say, Warsaw, this place would be the talk of the town and worth the full 5 stars. But in London you need to...more
Everything was unique .. Exotic and fabulous. Presentations was very nice as well.
The also have a nice lounge/bar area.
Specialty cocktails : Pomegranate Raspberry Caipiroska...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