Mayfair, Belgravia



Indian | Mayfair, Belgravia

Benares on Berkeley Square features an upscale menu featuring modern Indian cuisine with a British twist. There's also a large bar here and plenty of private dining space for Mayfair business meals.

Restaurant details

12A Berkeley Square House, Berkely Square, London W1J 6BS
Nearest tube: 
Green Park
Telephone number: 020 7629 8886
More info: 
  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area


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12A Berkeley Square House, Berkely Square, London W1J 6BS


Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Douglas Blyde Foodepedia Estimated score
Reviewed on March 15, 2010
"...the Phoenix-like Benares has risen to become my finest Indian experience to date" READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Chris Blackhurst Evening Standard
Reviewed on February 25, 2010
"We lost all reason on the side dishes — it’s hard to resist naan breads filled with cheese, stir-fired peppers and leek, and steamed broccoli with courgette in a masala sauce." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7
"Richard and Peter" Harden's Estimated score
Reviewed by January 26, 2010
"...we’d have to say that the lunch we enjoyed here suggested that the cooking – refined subcontinental, presented in essentially European style – is among the best of its type in town, and the overall ‘package’ is clearly a natural for business. " READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Kate Wharton Marie Claire Estimated score
Reviewed on December 06, 2007
"A little piece of heaven behind the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street" READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Tracey MacLeod Independent Estimated score
Reviewed on June 28, 2003
"Benares is a stylish, glamorous destination, and in design terms, it raises the bar for London's Indian restaurants. We just weren't very knocked out by the food." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Joe Joseph Times
Reviewed on June 07, 2003
"It’s spare almost to the point of sparseness. Benares is selling quality, not width. " READ REVIEW

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