The Lounge at Benares, Mayfair

Time for a drink.

Cocktail Menu

Welcome to Benares Cocktail Lounge.

Benares newly refurbished lounge area is hidden above the stairs, and a statue of the Indian God of wisdom, Ganesh, and beautiful water feature filled with floating candles and flowers, welcomes guests as they enter the elegantly lit space. The sleek black wood of the newly refurbished bar area, offsets the deep, rich colour scheme, and guests are invited to relax in luxurious velour chairs. The cocktail menu itself is inspired by Atul Kochhar’s innovative cooking and guests can enjoy a variety of original drinks such as the Passion Fruit Chutney Martini and the Mumbai Masala, created by Head Barman Stefano Marchetto. You can keep up to date with the professional bartenders creative Seasonal Cocktails here.

The cocktail lounge seats up to 45 people, can be hired for exclusive use and is ideal for hosting canapé receptions for up to 60 guests; making it suitable for any occasion.

Stimulate the senses.

Lounge Dining Menu

Our platters have been designed to offer diners a chance to sample a variety of light bites on a sharing basis.

The Chivas trolley is also a great option to entertain your guests, whether to master the art of cocktail mixing or just for pure relaxation with after dinner drinks.