Canteen Blog

Here's where to find out what's going on at the Canteen, from New Dishes to Events and general News.

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New Dishes

Small Plates for Canteen Nights

Small Plates for Ben's Canteen Nights

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Events

Steamy Bingo, Earlsfield 27th Sept

Steamy Bingo in Earlsfield

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News

Great Taste Award for Bloody Bens Bloody Mary

Bloody Bens get a Gold Star in the Great Taste Awards

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Earlsfield’s First Gin Distillery

Bees make Honey and from Honey we're going to make Gin!

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New Dishes

Our Best Ever Cheeseburger

At Ben's Canteen we specialise in Burgers, Wine and Brunch and with Burgers in mind, we recently set ourselves the challenge of upgrading our Cheeseburger and making it even better than before.

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News

Ben’s Canteen X Brewdog – New Burger Alert

Hot news, we're teaming up with our friends at BrewDog to create a new, limited edition, burger, and it's a biggie!

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New Dishes

Come Try Our New World Cup Burger

Is it even a World Cup without a special World Cup Burger? Nope!

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New Dishes

The Elvis Bun

For the Evening Standard's London Food Month we were challenged to create a brunch dish, one to enjoy whilst you blow out the cobwebs with a Bloody Mary (made with Bloody Bens Bloody Mary Mix and Ketel One Vodka).

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Events

Anti-Valentine’s Party In Clapham Junction and Earlsfield

Valentine's for some of you can be a painful thing and we're on your side! So, we're hosting an Anti-Valentine's Party at both our Earlsfield and Clapham Junction Canteens.

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New Dishes

Frosé, This Summer’s Essential Drink

What should you be drinking this summer? Obviously Wine and one of our Spanish style Gin and Tonics but what else? Say hello to Frosé!

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Events

Mothers’s Day – Free Prosecco or Bellini

Looking to treat your Mum on Mother's Day (which is the 11th March, not that you would have forgotten of course!)?

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Events

Steamy Bingo With Tina T’urner Tea Lady in Earlsfield

Bingo, Burgers, Drinks, 80s music and Comedy, it's all happening in one night thanks to Tina T'urner Tea Lady's Steamy Bingo at our Earlsfield Canteen on the 22nd March at 7.30pm.

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News

Spring Bank Holiday at The Canteens!

As your Neighbourhood Hangouts, we will of course be open throughout the Spring Bank Holiday.

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National Vegetarian Week at Ben’s Canteen

A lot of you probably think of the Canteens are pretty meaty places and to an extent you’d be right.

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Events

Skinny Prosecco Party

On the 24th May, we’ve having a Skinny Prosecco Party at our Clapham Junction Canteen.

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News

How To Start a Restaurant Consultancy Service in London

Since starting Ben’s Canteen, I’ve been asked about how to start a Restaurant or a Coffee Shop.

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Events

Canteen Creators’ Club – Networking Night for Creatives in London

On the 29th May, 7-9pm at our Clapham Junction Canteen.

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Events

Babies Who Brunch – In Earlsfield

Mrs Canteen (or Sarah as she prefers to be known!) is a young mum, frustrated at the lack of options to eat out with babies or young toddlers on the move.

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News

New Soft Drinks and Non-Alcoholic Options for Clapham Junction and Earlsfield

Here at Ben's Canteen, our mission is to create lovely Neighbourhood Hangouts, where you enjoy an informal Dinner or an indulgent Brunch, or just pop in for a bit of escapism and a quick Drink during the Day or at Night.

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Events

The Freelancer Fixe – An Offer For Remote Workers

At the Canteen, we’ve always encouraged people to hang out and work with us, we’re always happy to see people choose us as their meeting point or being on their laptops during the day, working on projects and creating exciting new businesses.

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Events

Bottomless Burger Night At Ben’s Canteen

This Sunday night (25th March), we have a challenge for you. How many Burgers can you take down?

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Events

April’s Bottomless Burger Night

On Sunday the 29th April, we have a challenge for you. How many Burgers can you take down?

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New Dishes

Bloody Hot Chicken Wings With Bloody Bens

Our friend Rob Allison, writer of Cook Books and behind the scenes star of TV Cooking Shows, has taken the challenge to show how our Bloody Bens Bloody Mary Mix is not just for making perfect Bloody Marys but that it’s also great in food.

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Events

Free Craft Beer Tasting In Earlsfield with By The Horns

Literally a few minutes away from our Earlsfield Canteen is the brilliant Craft Beer Brewery, By The Horns.

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Events

Easter Bank Holiday In Earlsfield And Clapham Junction

For those of you staying in London for the Easter Weekend, we’ve got loads going on at the Canteens.

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New Dishes

Gluten Free Fried Chicken

We know that more and more of you are looking for Gluten Free options when you eat out - this is why we've added Gluten Free Burger Buns and offer Gluten Free Toast at Brunch.

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New Dishes

Happy Endings At Ben’s Canteen

We’ve been thinking for a while about our Dessert Menu, yes we’ve got those amazing sugary good DIY Doughnuts and that Chocolate & Peanut Brownie but we wanted something else.

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News

New Spring Dinner Menu Is Go!

Back in December, we asked you what you'd like to see more of at the Canteens and part of the feedback was to see a more regular changing offering for Dinner, with more than just Burgers.

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Events

By The Horns Craft Beer at Our Earlsfield Canteen

Did you know that there is a brilliant Craft Beer brewery just minutes away from our Earlsfield Canteen?

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New Dishes

Shake of The Month: Chocolate & Sicilian Blood Orange

Did you know that every month we work with Nonna's Gelato to create a Shake of the Month? Right now, we're rocking a delicious Chocolate and Sicilian Blood Orange, which makes for an absolutely delicious Milkshake.

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Events

Steamy Bingo with Tina T’urner Tea Lady

Great news, Tina T’urner Tea Lady is returning to our Earlsfield Canteen for a night of Steamy Bingo.

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News

Better Burgers and Better Prices

Back in December, we asked you guys what you wanted to see from the Canteens in 2018.

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Events

Pancake Day In Earlsfield and Clapham Junction

Here at Ben's Canteen we're embracing Pancake Day by serving three types of American-style Pancakes.

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New Dishes

Fresh New Healthy Brunch Dishes at Bens’s Canteen

Back in December, we asked you guys what you wanted to see more of at Ben's Canteen in 2018.

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Events

Co-Working Space at Ben’s Canteen

Last year, we teamed up with a local company, We Grow Startups, to create a co-working community at our Earlsfield Canteen, called Ben At Work.

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News

Evening Burger Club Loyalty Card

Every night at the Canteens, you guys smash back the Burgers, so we've decided to reward your nocturnal Burger munching ways.

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Events

Reunión, A Spanish Inspired Café and Bar, At Urban Villa Hotel

In the summer of 2017, we were delighted to help our friends at Urban Villa (the all suite boutique hotel in West London) launch a Spanish inspired bar called Reunión which serves Cocktails, Wines, Beers and top notch G&Ts.

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New Dishes

The Perfect Drink For Dry January

For those of you who are abstaining from booze (not something we at the Canteen are capable of, January is miserable enough, we think a booze-up with friends is the perfect antidote)

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Events

Group Dining Packages At Ben’s Canteen

At Ben's Canteen we've introduced great value Group Dining Packages to help your money go further so that you can celebrate harder or enjoy your event that little bit more.

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News

Christmas & NY Opening Hours

The Canteens are your neighbourhood restaurant and hangout, we’re having a little time off here and there during the Christmas Holiday Season

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Canteen Christmas Specials

At the Canteens we're good at indulgence and this Christmas we're going to help you indulge a little harder!

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Bloody Ben’s Bloody Mary Mix is GO!

For years you guys have been asking us to bottle our unique Bloody Mary Spice Mix. So, now we have!

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Free Bottle of Wine With Our New Autumn Dinner Menu

Over the last few months we've been focusing and upgrading our Evening Burger offering but now with the arrival of Autumn, our new Dinner menu goes beyond Burgers.

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New Dishes

Juicy Lucy Goat Burger for National Burger Day

As part of our National Burger Day celebrations, we've created a new special, our Juicy Lucy Goat Burger.

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Events

Co-Working Community In Earlsfield

We've teamed up with a local company, We Grow Startups, to create a co-working community at our Earlsfield Canteen, called Ben At Work.

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News

Grapes by Girls

At Ben's Canteen, not only do we specialise in Burgers and Brunch but we also like to celebrate and share our passion for wine, so we've decided to have a party.

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New Dishes

The Pickled Ben – New Burger Alert

New burger alert! We've teamed up with The Pickle House to create a limited edition burger (July only) called The Pickled Ben.

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New Dishes

New to Ben’s Canteen, Loaded Fries

We recently improved our fries (chips), using a new variety of potato which we think has a better flavour plus they have a crispier exterior and we've adjusted the thickness of the cut to give you more potato.

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Ben’s Canteen Catering Services

Ever wanted Ben’s Canteen to cater for your Party, Wedding or to host a delicious Brunch in your own home?

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News

Bloody Ben’s Pop-Up, Bottomless Bubbles and Brunch Beers Matches For The Bank Holiday

You guys know that we do banging Bloody Marys, right?! The secret to why they taste so good is our Bloody Mary Spice Mix.

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