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Benson Blakes
bar & grill

Is it a café?
Is it a grill?
Is it a brasserie?

Is it a tapas bar?

Whatever you call it
it is a great place to
meet friends,
enjoy a drink, light snack or meal


Real Burgers
At Benson Blakes we take our burgers seriously - only the best will do, which is why we have won awards and accolades from our customers who keep coming back for more.

100% beef burgers ……

Classic
with lettuce, onion, tomato and relish

Caprese Burger
with mozzarella, tomato, basil, rocket, pesto, parma ham

Chorizo & smoked cheese
with grilled chorizo, Applewood oak smoked cheese, relish & salad

Teriyaki
with a teriyaki glaze, wasabi mayo, lettuce, cucumber & onions

Benson Blakes
with emmenthal, blac bacon, fresh salsa & salad

Mushroom & blue cheese
with aged stilton, red onion chutney, mushrooms & salad

Chicken burgers …

Harry Bensons Chicken
chicken breast battered & coated with chilli mayo and salad

Chicken & avocado
chargrilled chicken breast topped with avocado salsa, lettuce, tomato & onion

Veggie burgers ….

Stuffed mushroom burger
roasted field mushroom stuffed with sunblushed tomatoes, goats cheese, aioli, spinach & rocket

Falafel, sweet potato & hummus
chickpea, sweet potato & middle eastern spices patty with fresh hummus, marinated peppers & salad

********* Burger Wednesdays *******
2 x Burger & chips for £9.99

 

Kitchen Tapas
Available Monday to Thursday from 11am -3pm and 6pm - 9pm
and 11am - 9pm Friday to Sunday

Chorizo baked in red wine with bread

Camembert fondue, bread & chutney

Moules mariniere served with crusty bread

Pint or a half of prawns with basil aioli and ciabatta

Battered squid with sweet chilli dip

and there is a great range of bar tapas available all day.

Seasonal Specials
The best of fresh, in season foods served with flair.

and don't forget our salads, plates, kids menu - so much to choose from.

Local ingredients
All our meat and veg are sourced locally. The rest is the best from around the world.

Drinks
At Benson Blakes you will find teas, coffees, soft drinks, wines, beers, champagnes, cocktails - whatever you want to quench your thirst or celebrate with friends.

Opening Hours
You can come along to Benson Blakes:

Mon-Thu 10am-midnight
Fri-Sat 10am-1am
Sun 11am-midnight


Benson Blakes
bar & grill

A great place to
meet friends,
enjoy a drink, light snack or meal


Please mention you found Benson Blakes bar & grill
listed under Brasseries on
The Best of Bury St Edmunds

 

latest reviews

In May 2013, said about Benson Blakes

Benson Blakes has a great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, amazing food and ... wait, this sounds too glowing doesn't it? Unfortunately, I couldn't find anything to dislike. When my partner and I visited we wanted to check out Britain's Best Pub Burger, and award BB's had just been given. Having just spent some time in Calgary AB, known for its world class beef, I was unsure of what to expect. The Benson Blake burger is exceptional! Cooked to perfection, juicy and rich in flavour. The night we were there, an acoustic duo were the live entertainment. Talented and different, right up my street! Speaking of streets, Benson Blakes happens to be on one of Bury's most exciting and fascinating routes, St John's Street. I forgot to mention the selection of beers available, and the samples of each that the bar staff provided. What great service! Benson Blakes puts St John's Street on the map and has become one of my favourite places to eat.

5/ 5stars
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In February 2013, said about Benson Blakes

Lovely burgers, my husband could eat here every day. We tend to go there pretty much every week. I tried many burgers made my bb, they are all lovely, i really struggle to pick the best one. And the desserts are to die for. Staff always friendly and helpfull.

5/ 5stars
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In February 2012, said about Benson Blakes

The burgers are out of this world and the rest of the food is great. An amazing selection of beers, spirits, wine and cocktails. Tim and his team are the best in town.

5/ 5stars
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In February 2012, said about Benson Blakes

Great place for superb food, networking and friendly staff. Thank you Tim!

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In February 2012, said about Benson Blakes

Yummy yummy yummy food and good, helpful staff. The burgers are delicious and the selection of different gins on offer is fabulous. Love it here!

5/ 5stars
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In November 2011, said about Benson Blakes

I am american and I love my burgers! And the ones at this place are the best in the area. I am glad we found it.

5/ 5stars
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In February 2011, said about Benson Blakes

Lovely light lunch bites and the best selection of beers around. The only people I know stocking Innis and Gunn.

5/ 5stars
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In February 2011, said about Benson Blakes

Amazing burgers for such good value. Great selection of gins too. Just get talking to Tim, the owner, and he will talk you through their vast selection. Yummy.

5/ 5stars
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In October 2010, said about Benson Blakes

Best place for a drink and burger in Bury and the service is awesome Lila

4/ 5stars
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In October 2010, said about Benson Blakes

New to the area; was looking for a local and I have found it Fabulous Natalie

3/ 5stars
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In October 2010, said about Benson Blakes

Great place Burgers are fabulous Cheers Sarah

3/ 5stars
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In October 2010, said about Benson Blakes

We love your chocolate cake !!!! Josie

5/ 5stars
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In October 2010, said about Benson Blakes

Dear Tim & everyone at the bar We just wanted to say a massive, massive THANK YOU for all your help at our recent wedding. You really went WAAAYYY above and beyond the call of duty, battking downpours, electricity failures, makeshift kitchens and sharp wildflowers up to your knees. Despite all the obstacles, the food was AMAZING and the bar service OUTSTANDING. We only wish we had been able to spend more time propping it up and tasting all those delicious cocktails..... it all went so fast. We really don't know how you did it so thank you so much. Tim, next time you are standing in the middle of a field deciding where to put a bar and someone says " I'm sure the weather will hold " you know what to do ....! ( put a roof on ) Lots of love Katie & John Thank you very, very, very,very much !!!!!

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  • Contact Us

    88/89 St John’s Street
    Bury St Edmunds
    Suffolk
    IP33 1SQ
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  • thebestof awards

    • Best Local Event 2010

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