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Benihana Piccadilly

4.5
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6036 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Japanese
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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking

Offers

London Restaurant Festival set menu £49pp inc welcome cocktail

Oct 1-31, 2020·Sun 12:00-14:45 14:45-18:30, Mon-Fri 12:00-14:45 15:30-18:30

Enjoy 3 courses with a welcome drink for £49pp

£29 monthly special

Jul 13, 2020-Oct 30, 2020·Sun 12:00-14:45 14:45-18:30, Mon-Fri 12:00-14:45 15:30-18:30

£29 Monthly Special

Dine Local: £35 monthly special

Jul 13, 2020-Oct 30, 2020·Sun-Fri 19:00-22:00

£35 Monthly Special

What 6036 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was overrated a tad but the experience surely makes up for it!

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MarC
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First timers, came highly recommended, did not disappoint, civic safe environment, nice atmosphere, amazing service, lovely food, great experience, will definitely be going back

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely watching your food be cooked and making a performance out of it. My kids loved it.

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SergioT
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very funny place, good food for a very a affordable price, sushi was great as a starter

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SaraK
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Very nice food, our chef was really nice not too over the top but very entertaining. Cocktails were lovely too and the atmosphere was great, will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Very average food for the money

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SaraH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Standard restaurant good food And entertainment but little pricy

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SHvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday treat - great fun and theatre enjoyed by all

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience was really fun and all the meat was high quality and tender. Great service and very clean.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time dining here and would definitely recommend it was a very good experience the staff were amazing!

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Hope
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chef was amazing and the food was delicious! I would definitely recommend for a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time and my birthday both AMAZING

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing! Definitely coming back soon!

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thanaN
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a amazing birthday, the food
Was great as well as the service which really made a difference.

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Chas
London
7 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining out is all about the overall experience. Not only was the food excellent (shogun’s feast and seafood palace), the preparation and presentation by the master of ceremony and our Teppanyaki chef Charlie was just right and brought a smile to all the table guests.
A word of advice - do not dress to warmly as the grill will warm you quickly and throughout.

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BridgetY
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a fantastic evening at Benihana’s, the chefs were amazing, very entertaining ! The food was tasty but actually, for the amount of food you get, quite expensive. I would definitely recommend it as an experience but personally now I’ve been there and experienced the showmanship and theatrical way the food is cooked, I wouldn’t rush back. I would spend the money in a different Japanese restaurant. (We were 2 adults and 2 kids, my husband and I only had 2 drinks each and the whole bill came to £230! I know London is expensive but this was really expensive!)

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Rosian
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm welcoming, great service and hospitality.
The food was amazing. A big thank you to our Chef Charlie who made the experience fantastic!

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Bliss
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chefs create a really fun experience and you get entertainment aswell as delicious food. We had a fab time and are already thinking about when we are going to return

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sophiek
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had no complaints with anything. Absolutely outstanding from start to finish!!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday treat booked for my son as a surprise

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ChristinaP
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummmyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Excellent service yum yums

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sharonc
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantasic meal kids enjoyed their time here, cooks were really good and funny kept us all entertained. can't fault our meal will be back. 5*

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KellieS
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Service was great we did sit for awhile before our food was cooked. The portions you pay for are not that big. I did leave a little hungry still with ordering the lunch menu and asparagus on the side.

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JessicaB
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, chef was marvellous. Disappointed i didn't get my app recognised to earn rewards

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AnthonyP
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great fun great food well presented
Great atmosphere only down fall felt rushed towards end as time restriction

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NikitaO
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazinggg went for my birthday and lovely atmosphere

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DanielR
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff, great food, brilliant atmosphere, really enjoyed our night

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DumitruV
London
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience. The food is delicious and the ambience is perfect

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Justin
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall4food4service1ambience4

I came for my birthday and booked 2 tables for my friends and I. It was my birthday and I requested to sit in the same area as it’s a special occasion and nothing was taking into consideration, poor poor service and lack of empathy.

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PaulA
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Drinks too expensive

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serhanv
London
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very good service , would recommend. Extremely friendly

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LadyBY
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Benihana is a good place to come for an occasion or when looking to take out visiting family or friends.
The food itself was ok but nothing more. Its the entertaining way they prepare the main course in front of you that does it and that is what you pay for. I had sirloin steak and had better elsewhere.
It took nearly 1hr for the chef to come to our table to start cooking. Although we had drinks and starters in that time.
The prawns were nice as was the strawberry kiss mojito.
Quite pricey for food that isn't that great. However, staff were entertaining and friendly and overall vibe was good

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jessicad
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Really bad service. Waited one hour for our food to start cooking. Also was my birthday and they did nothing, even though put on open table and also told in person. Was an awful birthday and experience. They did nothing with the bill too. Very disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2 x 15 yr boys bday. Had the private room. The chef and manager was fabulous, amazing food, service and entertainment and my first restaurant in London since loosing my father to covid. Felt safe

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GentianH
London
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Strongly recommended. Love the fact food is cooked on the front of you

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HSJT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere. Chefs are amazing and always entertaining! Miso black cod is dreamy!

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Keekosssss
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great for my friends birthday our chef was hilarious and added to a great experience.

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Emma
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a nice experience with my partner and it was different then normal restaurant

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MichaelaW
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service. Amazing food. Highly recommend the steak and fried ice cream desert 🤤

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Our server was great! Great experience 😊

FAQs

Benihana Piccadilly does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Benihana Piccadilly also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7494 2525.

Benihana Piccadilly is rated 4.5 stars by 6036 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.