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77 King's Road, London SW3 4NX, England (Chelsea)
+44 20 7376 7799
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Ranked #3,661 of 18,113 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood:
Chelsea
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Elegant Japanese styling and delicious fresh food await you at London's Benihana Restaurant. Benihana is a favourite not only of tourists but of locals fresh from the nearby offices, relaxing with colleagues or indeed entertaining clients. In keeping with the Benihana brand the chain began in New York way back in 1964, this means that this year, 2014 is our 50th anniversary. This superb Japanese restaurant swaps the conventional kitchen for a central hibachi grill around which diners watch their food being prepared before their eyes. Boasting a wide range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes traditionally cooked Benihana offers a unique Japanese dining experience not to be missed.
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to celebrate by brother's birthday. Cocktails on arrival and after a short wait we were taken to our table. Nice soup to start, pleasant salad then the chef's show started. Very amusing merged with great cooking. Steak and shrimps were lovely. Drinks services also excellent. All in all a great experience. Only stopped from getting top marks by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We bring the kids here 2-3 times a year for a special occasion, and were back again last week for an end of 11+ exam celebration. They love the whole experience, of course especially the showmanship of the chef. Whatever chef we have is always super kids friendly and puts on a good show, joking and teasing them. Yes it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I went there yesterday with some friends to celebrate a birthday, and it was great. We started in the bar area, where we got some drinks and benihana chips, which were fantastic. Once the whole party arrived, we sat in our table, where they took more drink orders and food. After a while (and a soup and a mini salad...),... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Me and my friend wenwehere earlier on this month. We were really excited as none of us had been before and have always wanted to go! We had a deal each for £29 which included a lot. We booked our table for 8pm beforehand. We arrived there at 7.55pm. We were then told to wait in the lounge/bar bit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

1st time going to Benihana & what an experience! The food being cooked on your table & your private chef adds to the beautiful venue. Top tip for cutting the cost: book through 'Open table' they sometimes have deals and we paid £29 for 7 courses! Will defo go back

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Cheshire UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food is excellent, but them you can not go far wrong with quality fresh produce, cooked simply on a hot griddle in front of you. The chefs put on a display, whilst impressive you do rather get the feeling they would rather be doing anything but. The service is good if not a little cold and the venue looks... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I feel compelled to write this, as I was planning to visit this Benihana for my birthday, as we used to do every year when I was a kid growing up in New Jersey. In looking at the menu, I do not even begin to understand how the pricing can vary so wildly. The chicken entree at the Benihana in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The food was absolutely amazing and the chef was very entertaining. It is an expensive meal, however the food is excellent quality and the entertainment is brilliant. We had Steak, lobster tail, and prawns and it was all cooked freshly in front of us. The cocktails were also lovely. We had a really lovely meal and would definitely dine again!... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Down the stairs to a crowded room full of punters. Yes it needs better extraction for all the cooking smells.Interior seems very dated (is that on purpose?) and reminded me of late 80's. Yes you have to join in with other diners if you are not a party of 8. You can be very lucky (or unlucky) with who you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Came for a friends birthday and was not impressed the food is overpriced and lacked in flavour , the food got cold to quick. The service was good and the staff were polite but the food was an absolute disappointment.

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Additional Information about Benihana

Address: 77 King's Road, London SW3 4NX, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7376 7799
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chelsea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 45
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood, Steakhouse

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