Available lunch Mon-Sat & dinner Mon-Sun (dinner Fri-Sat 20:30-22:00, Sun 18:00-21:30) until 29th December 2019, subject to availability. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.
Benares brings the excitement and vibrancy of Indian cuisine to a chic, elegant setting in Mayfair, central London. The menu of bold spices and superb textures at Benares evokes the true essence of Indian cooking, and has won widespread acclaim from the Evening Standard and BBC Good Food Magazine.
The Indian subcontinent is fully explored in the Benares menu. All lamb and chicken is Halal, and many complementing exotic ingredients are encompassed, ranging from spice rubbed Romney Marsh lamb cannon with white aubergine purée and artichoke Fritters, to hearty vegetarian options like pea and lentil cakes with warm cauliflower purée and asparagus stir-fry. A number of dining options are available, from the a la carte menu, to Benares sharing platters and pre-theatre set menus.
A cooling but bold dessert menu is served at Benares restaurant, with rose bhapa doi, hibiscus sorbet and fresh raspberries a popular choice. An extensive wine list is also available, with expert recommendations by a sommelier to accompany key dishes. An inventive, tantalising cocktail menu is showcased at Benares in London, with options like the trademark zingy passion fruit chutney martini.
Combining vibrancy and elegant restraint, Benares in Mayfair offers diners Chef’s Table seating with full views of the kitchen. Private dining is also available with seating for up to 34 people. Green Park Tube Station is a 5-minute walk from Benares.
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- child friendly (38)
- dinner (740)
- entertainment (93)
- large parties (160)
- lunch (446)
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5 November 2019
Excellent service! Couldn’t be happier with that. Fig kulfi was disappointing, it was just plain ice cream with 2 pieces of fig added Otherwise all great Thank you
1 November 2019
Always an excellent meal and great service
30 October 2019
Brilliant food and exceptional service. Great value for money on the special 5 course street food tasting deal.
26 October 2019
18 October 2019
Delicious and attentive
17 October 2019
Nice experience great food
12 October 2019
Unprofessional by the restaurant manger. The person who served us was brilliant though.
11 October 2019
Wonderful food and excellent, attentive staff. Brilliant experience, thank you!
11 October 2019
Service a little slow at times but loved the food, especially the dark chocolate samosa with saffron custard.
7 October 2019
Excellent service, extremely attentive. Great food.
Star Deal - Street Food Sharing Menu & Green Spice Martini £25 per person
Star Deal - 3 courses, duo of paired wines with starters & mains, & a champagne cocktail £52 per person
6-course tasting menu with paired wines, a glass of champagne & a gift to take home £195 per person
3 Course Set Menu - £35 PP with champagne cocktail
5 COURSE STREET FOOD SHARING MENU WITH SPICE MARTINI @£50
5 COURSE STREET FOOD SHARING MENU WITH SPICE MARTINI @£50 (Party size of 5+)
Benares 6 course Tasting menu with Champ Cocktail @£98 per person
Benares 6 course Tasting menu with Champ Cocktail @£98 per person (Party size of 5+)
Free Glass of Bubbles with A la Carte
POST THEATRE 3 courses including Amuse bouche and Petit Fours @£48 per person
POST THEATRE 3 courses including Amuse bouche and Petit Fours @£48 per person (Party size of 5+)
Thali - Light, Quick, Delicious Lunch with beer £33 per person
Two Course Set Menu with a cocktail £29 per person