Benares †

MICHELIN STARRED

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12A Berkeley Square House, Mayfair, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS
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OPENING TIMES
Monday-Saturday: 12pm-2.30pm & 5.30pm-11pm; Sunday: 6pm-10pm
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Over £45

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5-course Street Food Menu & Cocktail for 2 £40, In the Bar area only
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From a sharing menu of 5 dishes. Maximum of 8 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service. Available in the bar area only, 1 menu shared between 2 people. Available Sunday ?? Thursday Only. Please note that we advise all guests to book in advance as December is very busy.
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Sun 21:00-21:30, Mon-Thu 12:00-14:00 17:30-22:00
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Sunday 31st December 2017
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BenaresBenares is among the very best Indians in town. The restaurant opened with some fanfare, a head chef recruited from Tamarind and interior decoration worthy of 'House and Garden'. The stylish restaurant, first rate service, cool clientele and high prices all indicate a top-class establishment, but it would all be meaningless without a truly world-class talent in the kitchen: chef Atul Kochhar is the author of 'The Indian Essence Cook Book' and is one of a very small number of Indian cooks to have won a Michelin star. His strong and stylish cooking has made this one of the places to eat in London. From the moment popadoms arrive with chunky, freshly made chutneys, this restaurant exudes superiority. Each dish is sumptuous, carefully prepared with strong flavours in original and effective combinations. The service and setting are the height of luxury, but it is the exquisite food that sets Benares apart.

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Underground Stations

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Green Park Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Bond Street Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
18 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
20 minutes walk
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Grosvenor Hill NCP
2 minutes walk
Burlington Car Park
3 minutes walk

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