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Bistro Benito

#1,324 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Earls Court
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166 Earl's Court Road, London SW5 9QQ, England
+44 871 426 3418
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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somerset
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a group meal here.. there were seven of us and each had different dishes. The food was served at the same time hot, tasty and quite efficient. Would go again as it was so nice, friendly and diners were really looked after.

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Thank SomersetJean
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this place off and on for about 10 years. I fell in love with it on my first visit and I try and visit whenever I'm in London. From the outside, it is unprepossessing. It's a small palce on teh Ear's Court Road and it doesn't look grand or posh. To be honest it looks a... More 

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Thank Andrew N
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place. Authentic and welcoming, we had a great evening with friends in a relaxed atmosphere and were well looked after. The food was excellent - straightforward and un fussy, and really good value. The staff looked after the dietary requirements (coeliac and therefore gluten free) perfectly. Glad we found this little place - a real find.

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Thank ChiswickDJ
Coventry, United Kingdom
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750 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had passed this on our way past and took note. Returning later to an empty restaurant, it was early and the staff seemed to be an Italian family. Food was excellent and very traditional. When I asked which lagers they had of course it was Peroni, what else.

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Thank SteveS1970
NORTHANTS
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So pleased we found this place whilst strolling back to Best Western Burns Hotel. Yes, it is quite tightly packed but even though they had a party on, the service was excellent. No stressing even on a busy Saturday evening & they still found time to have a chat with all their customers. Food was lovely, very reasonably priced for... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here on a Saturday. The restaurant was fully booked. The tables are very close to each other so its difficult to have a private conversation. The food was wonderful, freshly made and tasted of Italy. I will definitely be back here the next time I am in London.

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Thank MogJ
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Benito's on a busy Saturday 18th February.We were warmly welcomed on arrival and there was a good choice from the menu.I had whitebait to start.lamb shank followed by apple pie.All my dishes were well cooked and very tasty.All the staff had their own character and were very helpful and polite.Yes the tables are close together but we... More 

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Thank Richard G
Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a very homely family run business, a genuine Italian bistro. The staff were all very warm and friendly and welcoming. The food was great good value for money and good size portions also. I would highly recommend Bistro Benito to anyone who wants a decent meal in a great place on the Earls Court Road.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Overall a lovely dining experience except for being just a little bit cramped but food was delicious and proper Italian atmosphere - more staff than they know what to do with but good in another way

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1 Thank cosmic84
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

I love Italy and their cuisine, so when I read on TA that Benito's is like a little piece of Italy transported into London I had to go and check :) I was staying at Best Western Burns in Earls Court, the hotel is nice but only really does breakfasts, so I had to look elsewhere for dinner. Bistro Benito... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Earl's Court Road, London SW5 9QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighborhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 871 426 3418

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?