Masters of Spice: Private Chef’s Table Tasting Menu for Six at Michelin-Starred Benares

  • Add a captivating wine pairing for six +
    £330
  • Add a prestige wine pairing for six +
    £498

Masters of Spice: Private Chef’s Table Tasting Menu for Six at Michelin-Starred Benares

Mayfair, London

£588
  • Add a captivating wine pairing for six +
    £330
  • Add a prestige wine pairing for six +
    £498

“The kitchen produces modern cooking in the haute-cuisine league” Time Out London

Why we love it

Chef Patron Atul Kochhar became the very first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star, in 2001. His unique talent has changed the way people perceive and experience Indian cuisine in London. Taking inspiration from his native India, the chef combines his heritage with a love for British ingredients, creating an innovative modern Indian menu.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a seven-course tasting menu for up to six people at Benares Restaurant
  • Intimate private dining with a window into the Benares kitchen
  • Savour dishes such as 'Chargrilled Scottish Salmon with Coconut and Curry Leaf Sauce'
  • Remember the occasion by taking home a personalised menu each

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Further indulge with a signature champagne cocktail on arrival

Description

Situated in the heart of Mayfair, Benares, named after India’s holy city, serves modern Indian cuisine with a contemporary British twist. Chef Patron Atul Kochhar presents an innovative menu that takes dishes from all over India, made with quality British ingredients, and creating a new take on Indian Cuisine.

Since opening in 2003 Benares has seen tremendous success thanks to the talent of Kochhar, who earned himself a Michelin star in 2001 and the restaurant a Michelin Star in 2007. This culinary experience provides the perfect opportunity to sample some phenomenal food from the restaurant’s chef’s table menu, as well as a champagne cocktail.

The sophisticated space is luxurious, contemporary, but completely unpretentious. Hand-crafted furniture, water features, and a rich exotic interior transport the beauty and vibrancy of India to Mayfair. At the intimate Chef's Table, your group will have a unique opportunity to observe the workings of this Michelin-starred kitchen.

Discover the full range of Indian and British flavours as you indulge in the seven-course tasting menu. Sample delicious dishes such as 'Cornish Crab Croquette, Tomato and Coconut Chutney' and 'Pan Seared Scallops, Broccoli Couscous, Cauliflower Puree'. Round off your meal with sweet treats such as 'Passion Fruit Suji Cake' and 'Pomegranate Bhapa Doi'; a delicious steamed yoghurt dessert served with rhubarb jelly.

Description

Situated in the heart of Mayfair, Benares, named after India’s holy city, serves modern Indian cuisine with a contemporary British twist. Chef Patron Atul Kochhar presents an innovative menu that takes dishes from all over India, made with quality British ingredients, and creating a new take on Indian Cuisine.

Since opening in 2003 Benares has seen tremendous success thanks to the talent of Kochhar, who earned himself a Michelin star in 2001 and the restaurant a Michelin Star in 2007. This culinary experience provides the perfect opportunity to sample some phenomenal food from the restaurant’s chef’s table menu, as well as a champagne cocktail.

The sophisticated space is luxurious, contemporary, but completely unpretentious. Hand-crafted furniture, water features, and a rich exotic interior transport the beauty and vibrancy of India to Mayfair. At the intimate Chef's Table, your group will have a unique opportunity to observe the workings of this Michelin-starred kitchen.

Discover the full range of Indian and British flavours as you indulge in the seven-course tasting menu. Sample delicious dishes such as 'Cornish Crab Croquette, Tomato and Coconut Chutney' and 'Pan Seared Scallops, Broccoli Couscous, Cauliflower Puree'. Round off your meal with sweet treats such as 'Passion Fruit Suji Cake' and 'Pomegranate Bhapa Doi'; a delicious steamed yoghurt dessert served with rhubarb jelly.

Sample Menu

  • Amuse Bouche
  • Pan Seared Scallops, Broccoli Couscous, Cauliflower Puree
  • Indian Five Spice Pickled Prawns
  • Tandoori Chicken Tikka Pie, Red Currant and Plum Chutney
  • Chargrilled Scottish Salmon, Coconut and Curry Leaf Sauce
  • Cornish Crab Croquette, Tomato and Coconut Chutney
  • Iced Sherbert
  • Roasted Rump of English Lamb
  • Tandoori Cutlet, Rogan Jus, Dal Makhani
  • Rhubarb and Pomegranate Bhapa Doi
  • Passion Fruit Suji Cake

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

The Chef's Table at Benares is available Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 2pm and from 5:30pm to 9pm. This experience is also available for dinner on Sunday, from 6pm to 9pm.

Service charge is not included, and is left to the guests' discretion on the day.

Please note minimum total spend for Chef's Table is £600. The value of your certificate has already been included, therefore you'd be only required to pay for service charge and extras on the day.

The menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Vegetarian diets can be accommodated.

There is disabled access to the restaurant.

The minimum age of guest for this experience is 18 years. For diners under this age, a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage will be provided in place of a Champagne cocktail on arrival.

Dress code smart.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Sample Menu

  • Amuse Bouche
  • Pan Seared Scallops, Broccoli Couscous, Cauliflower Puree
  • Indian Five Spice Pickled Prawns
  • Tandoori Chicken Tikka Pie, Red Currant and Plum Chutney
  • Chargrilled Scottish Salmon, Coconut and Curry Leaf Sauce
  • Cornish Crab Croquette, Tomato and Coconut Chutney
  • Iced Sherbert
  • Roasted Rump of English Lamb
  • Tandoori Cutlet, Rogan Jus, Dal Makhani
  • Rhubarb and Pomegranate Bhapa Doi
  • Passion Fruit Suji Cake

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

The Chef's Table at Benares is available Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 2pm and from 5:30pm to 9pm. This experience is also available for dinner on Sunday, from 6pm to 9pm.

Service charge is not included, and is left to the guests' discretion on the day.

Please note minimum total spend for Chef's Table is £600. The value of your certificate has already been included, therefore you'd be only required to pay for service charge and extras on the day.

The menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Vegetarian diets can be accommodated.

There is disabled access to the restaurant.

The minimum age of guest for this experience is 18 years. For diners under this age, a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage will be provided in place of a Champagne cocktail on arrival.

Dress code smart.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

12a, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS, United Kingdom

Benares Restaurant and Pub 12a, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS, United Kingdom

Masters of Spice: Private Chef’s Table Tasting Menu for Six at Michelin-Starred Benares

  • Add a captivating wine pairing for six +
    £330
  • Add a prestige wine pairing for six +
    £498