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Bistro Benito

166 Earl's Court Road, London SW5 9QQ, England (Earls Court)
0871 4263418
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Ranked #3,888 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Earls Court
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

It draws you in. Cosy, quaint, family-owned Italian - you think. From the Toscane décor and the smile and handshake of the Italian grandfather who greets you; we entered full of hope. However, that hope switfly died, as we were served cardboard crunch garlic-flavored bread. Things worsened as we started eating our spaghetti and canelloni. The spaghetti swam in a... More 

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Blackpool
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Been here several times now. Great little Italian restaurant. Very homely, family run Italian restaurant. Food is excellent as is the atmosphere, if you like a 'family type restaurant'. Value is good too. Seats are a little tight but it is well worth it. Not a 'posh' restaurant just great food, friendly service and good value. Well worth a visit... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I first visited Bistro Benito almost ten years ago. Nothing has changed at all. Benito is ten years older (and he was off this evening, nursing a cold we were told), the menu has evolved slightly, the wine list changed slightly, the kitchen is its same consistent self year in and year out, and they still have to pull a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have visited Benitos quite a few times over the years but had not been back for sometime. Sometimes it is nice if things change but on other occasions you want things to be familiar and how you remember them. So it was with Benitos. The same delicious food , friendly service and reasonable prices. I love this place and... More 

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Urtenen, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Small Italian restaurant, feels like a typical Italian family restaurant. Food is nice, served quickly and good value for the money.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Called in late on a Friday evening for a meal with my wife and children. The restaurant was very busy with a mixture of clientele including some Italian families. We were provided with a small table near the stairs for the toilets at the rear of the establishment. The place is basic but somewhat homely in appearance. There was a... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The place is out of order! Dark and dirty, dust and insects every were! Food is horrible! 😈 They give you pork and insisting it's veal! !! All sauces are canned! Bruscetta and Garlic bread on French baguette😂. Soups as thick as mashed potato + canned! Staff is non experienced and lost! Owner is greedy! Don't go, you will regret... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

No frills, just great food, great wine, great atmosphere and great staff. Would definitely recommend/go back!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Simple but authentic food. No frills but very good food and service. 3 course dinner with a bottle of wine for only 60 pounds The seafood pasta was very tasty.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

First ate at this restaurant around New year 2011 and returned last night as the experience was one we enjoyed. Had a smashing meal that was cooked well, brilliant and friendly service and the place was packed which is a good clue as to the quality of the place. Top notch.

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Additional Information about Bistro Benito

Address: 166 Earl's Court Road, London SW5 9QQ, England
Phone Number: 0871 4263418
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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