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12-14 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4AY
 
 
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Benito's HatFollowing the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat brought their unique brand of Mexican food to Farringdon and introduced a new feature, Felipe's 'Salsa Bar' where there are 10 homemade salsas to try. As well as serving up the tried and trusted selection of signature freshly made burritos, tacos, salads and soups there are an unusual selection of salsas including tropical pineapple and habanero, fresh salsa fresca, and dried prawns and chipotle. They've even done something about those queues, in-store screens have been installed to ensure speedy service, or you can get your Mexican feast delivered to your door or desk if you're within a mile of the restaurant. Seems Londoners can't get enough of these spiced up fat wraps by Ben Fordham and head chef and partner Felipe Fuentes Cruz. Best washed down with a range of classics cocktails - margaritas and palomas - beer and wine on offer.

 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  21% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 3 minutes from Benito's Hat
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Benito's Hat
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  29% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Chilango
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
142 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 9 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Chilango
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
76 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Benito's Hat
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13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Benito's Hat
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40 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as Benito's Hat
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St John
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as Benito's Hat
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Gaucho - Smithfield
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93a Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Benito's Hat
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all of its London venues. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
Benito's Hat, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Benito's Hat
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My Point Forward
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
Benito's Hat, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Benito's Hat, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 7 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Benito's Hat
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Leisure > Golf
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Benito's Hat
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London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Benito's Hat
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as Benito's Hat
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Benito's Hat
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Benito's Hat
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Benito's Hat
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Benito's Hat
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
 

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