How to start a Restaurant, Consultancy Service in London

Since starting Ben's Canteen in 2011, I've frequently been asked about how to start a Restaurant or a Coffee Shop. I've always been happy to give a bit of ad-hoc advice but now I've decided to formalise things and formally offer a...

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Sunday Roasts are coming to Earlsfield

On New Year's Day, I went for a Roast at the brilliant Coal Rooms in Peckham (the picture below is of their Sunday Roast with slow cooked Goat Shoulder, from the awesome Cabrito Goat who we did that special Juicy Lucy Goat Burger with last...

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Canteen Creators Club – Networking Night for Creatives in SW London

CANTEEN CREATORS CLUB - A NETWORKING NIGHT FOR CREATIVES AROUND SW LONDON On the 29th May, 7-9pm at our Clapham Junction Canteen. One of the reasons I started Ben's Canteen was so that I could meet and work alongside other people...

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Bank Holiday Weekend at Ben’s Canteen

It's the Early May Bank Holiday and we're open to help you have good times all day and night. Whether it's an indulgent Brunch or a night of Wines, Cocktails, Gins and informal Dins, we've got you. We're open from 9am until late...

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May’s G&T Masterclass with Sarah B

On the 16th May we're hosting a Gin & Tonic Masterclass presented by the lovely Gin expert, Sarah B. Starting at 7.30pm in our Earlsfield Canteen, you'll learn a little about the history of Gin, how Gin is made and how to create...

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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. We've got a...

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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...

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Terrarium Workshop in Earlsfield

Our friend, Emma, owns the wonderful Bramble & Willow in Wandsworth Town and we're excited to be hosting her Terrarium Workshop in our Earlsfield Canteen on the 1st May. This is a great opportunity to create your own unique...

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Bloody Hot Chicken Wings with Bloody Bens

Our friend Rob Allison, writer of Cook Books (several of them partly written whilst being fuelled by Coffee and Brunch in our Clapham Junction Canteen) and behind the scenes star of TV Cooking Shows, has taken the challenge to show how...

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April’s Bottomless Burger Night

On Sunday the 29th April, we have a challenge for you. How many Burgers can you take down? Show off your amazing Burger munching prowess from 5pm in either our Clapham Junction or Earlsfield Canteens. Note, you don't have to be there...

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