Benihana Piccadilly

4.4
5162 reviews
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Japanese
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
Benihana restaurant in London’s Piccadilly offers a truly unique dining experience. The show-stopping chefs with their dancing knives and witty banter originated in New York in the 60’s and Behihana’s culinary experience has been enjoyed by more than 100 million diners worldwide. Each of Behinana’s large shared table enjoys its own dedicated chef who prepares a light, delicious, many-coursed Japanese meal teppan-yaki style before your eyes while entertaining you with samurai knife skills and a stream of charming patter. You can choose from several kinds of steak, chicken, or seafood and let the chef take care of the rest. Meals at Benihana are terrific fun for families, groups of friends and outings for work teams as well as easy first-date venues. The décor is modern Japanese, smart and minimalist. Service is charming and, if sushi is always part of your Japanese meal, Benihana’s sushi is an excellent example of authentic Japanese cuisine.

Special Offers

Early bird offer: £25

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 2 January 2019

Ends: 30 April 2019

Availability: Mon-Thu 17:30-19:00

Mon & Tue Special offer with a glass of Prosecco £45

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 2 January 2019

Ends: 30 April 2019

Availability: Mon-Tue 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00

Special offer: £45

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 2 January 2019

Ends: 30 April 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00
Wed-Fri 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00

Mon & Tue Monthly offer with a glass of Prosecco £35

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 2 January 2019

Ends: 30 April 2019

Availability: Mon-Tue 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00

Monthly offer: £35

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 2 January 2018

Ends: 30 April 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00
Wed-Fri 12:00-14:30 17:30-22:00

What 5162 People Are Saying
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L
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

Our chef and food were fantastic.
The restaurant itself is very basic, we did go at lunch there were kids running and screaming round and the toilets were not nice. Other than the food experience it was very basic.

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K
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food, great chef but very overpriced and a bit grubby! The tables were sticky and the carpet was covered in food and oil. Nearly cost £200 for 2 meals and 2 rounds of drinks...

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CM
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Great for a part or celebration menu is daily limited but fresh off the grill fish and prawns were good

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SF
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Kevin our waiter was amazing! Food was delicious, although our waiter didn’t do as many cooking tricks as others in the past.

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DW
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fantastic dinner experience . Would highly recommend and definitely want to go back

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P
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fun night out with brilliant staff and great food.

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RW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a super time for my friends birthday, staff and food were fantastic ❤️

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PP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

Worst service

I have been to this restaurant and is a favourite of mine..

The last time was in Dubai a few months ago..

The service in Piccadilly was shocking I don't think any of the staff wanted the actulay be there

Never again

I will make sure I write reviews on all sites , Google

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NS
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

First time to Benihana and it’s definitely an experience. The chefs are amazing and very entertaining, they cook the food perfectly! The theatrical drinks (cocktails) are also a highlight. Downside - The price is steep and personally the only thing that was a let down was the steak dish. It was chewy and lacked flavour.
Overall it was a very good evening and meal. My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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SG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Entertaining Chef and well presented dinning experience. Food excellent with good choice of both sea food and steak dishes to choose from. Shared a table on a midweek booking with two others. The restaurant wasn't over booked or crowded and made for a dining experience with personal chef and food prepared in front of you. Enjoyed, quite pricey. Black Cod, excellent.

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b
London
17 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a very nice meal.
The seating was quite cosy (sitting very close to other diners) as they tried to fill the tables. But otherwise was a lovely meal.

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LH
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience, chef was engaging and food was great. However quite pricey and if it was better value, I’d be coming more often.

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CM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, our chef Lloyd, was attentive, very professional and made our experience very enjoyable and entertaining!

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KH
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Worst Hibachi I’ve ever been too. Flavorless food, horrible staff, and way overpriced food. Do yourself a favor and go somewhere else.

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AL
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Entertaining, but with very good food quality and taste, fresh seafood, smart sauces.
Short, but decent wine list.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Very good experience as it was our first time coming to it however I think we will be coming very often soon

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Everything was very professional and staff were very courteous.

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HF
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is absolutely anazing! Especially for an occasion such a birthday meal. The food was spectacular, the chef was so friendly and funny. I don’t have one bad thing to say. Highly recommend. I will definitely visit again

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R
London
4 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Thé food isn’t good enough for the price and I love Japanese food. They need to put more effort into the food taste rather than experience. Also bathrooms should be kept cleaner

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NC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for a special occasions or a out with friends. Chef and the service was impeccable.

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C
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Benihana has become a sort of hit or miss affair in the last few years.

If you're lucky, it's a pleasure, not cheap but a pleasure nevertheless.

Although the food is usually fairly good, you won't book a table for two or more people for dinner and drinks and expect to have more than a few coins knocking around in the kitty afterwards.

On this occasion the food was mediocre, but the prices were the same as if it weren't. As we were finishing up our meal, one of the other chefs at the next table was burning something so bad that, if we had stayed much longer, a breathing apparatus would most likely have saved our lives.

Although the girls at reception know or have been told by someone that first impressions count, they heart's really not in it and you don't really feel the love (or even an honest like, it seem) and you end up wondering whether they've really had a nice day...or someone was just rude to them on the way into work today.

It is usually a place you take somebody to for their birthday to be entertained. Sometimes the show is Broadway (sorry, West End) and sometimes it's the local panto.

If you haven't been, it's a novelty. If you have, it was a novelty the first time but the thrill is probably gone

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Definitely not the wow factor I was hoping for. Food was less than average... Chef's didn't appear to want to be there either.

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GI
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food ! Over sympathetic chief ! Warmly recommend

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely experience, great service and good food

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RB
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous!!! Food was amazing the chefs are fun and make it so lovely.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Benihana was just amazing! The food, the skilled and entertaining chef (chef Charlie) , the lovely staff and the overall ambience. For the money we paid, £70 for 2 we got big portions without the taste being compromised. A special anniversary dinner that made a lasting impact for sure. Highly recommend!

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PA
London
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. The food is great, the waiters are friendly and the price is reasonable. I've eaten at Benihana twice now. Would recommend the cocktail Ikigai and the filet mignon (or the teriyaki steak) for dinner.

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NA
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

This place has gone severely downhill.

- Service was appalling
- Floors filthy
- Odd smell from the kitchen
- Bug in my salad
- Reception staff rude
- Same old jokes and tricks

Benihanas needs a revamp starting with Benihana Piccadilly

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AG
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Our son Tom had a super 16th Birthday celebration at your restaurant and it was our first time we had been to Benihana. Thanks

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MR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We had to wait over 20 mins for our table, but we didn’t complain or anything as we enjoyed a drink at the bar. We were also given a free chicken dish which was lovely of them, especially as we hadn’t complained.
Great night, great food

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Whilst Andrew the Chef was great, but overall table service was slow- particularly given it was quiet!
The choice on appetisers was really poor, after I logged I had a shell fish allergy....
Very expensive for what it was & would have paid more to try more appetisers - but not really offered any choices / options,
Did all seem a bit rushed to get you in & out as quickly as possible!

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AH
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

Very rude reception staff completely spoilt the day.

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m
London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice place
I will definitely come back soon
Thank you

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MH
London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent atmosphere, entertaining chefs, excellent food and value for money. A thoroughly great night

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SL
London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been going 25 years and still the same great food.

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MH
London
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had nice experience in this Friendly Japanese restaurant. Everything is nice the food the waiters.
I would like to back there again.

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PS
London
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It’s a different experience plus worth the experience

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Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Great fun. Impressive food and drinks.

No vegetarian set menu.

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Cambridge
4 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place great food

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SN
London
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, great fresh tasty food, with the show!!!!!
Best choice for birthday parties!!!!

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