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“The Best Steak I have been served in South Africa this trip”
Review of Ben's on the Beach

Ben's on the Beach
Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Strand
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: International, Grill
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Situated on the beachfront in the Strand, Ben's on the Beach boasts spectacular views across False Bay, towards Cape Town. Veteran award-winning restaurateur Ben, and his wife, Shirley (a former hotel school lecturer), established Ben's in 2004. They have created a stylish yet relaxed venue, where a varied and well-priced selection of dishes is offered. Ben's is one of the few remaining establishments that continues to dry-age meat - the time-honored and superior method. At Ben's you will not find over-priced and under-portioned "haute cuisine". We believe that the new expression "less is more" is gobbeldygook, where food is concerned. We concentrate on the simple yet timeless dishes that diners return to again and again, such as a great steak, fresh linefish, and the ever-popular creme brulee. At Ben's, you will discover generous portions at honest prices. We look forward to your visit ... And then return!
Reviewed March 7, 2014

The ambiance and service was good and the staff were friendly. But was totally surprised by the quality, texture and taste of the Steak au Pouive I was served was superb. Had it been at a Chaine des Rotisseurs dinner I would have scored it 5/5. Certainly would recommend a visit to this restaurant

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Reviewed February 28, 2014

Recommended by friends had lunch in this restaurant located on beachroad in Strand.
The service was very friendly and the food correct.
The presentation was above average but my dish was somehow too salty.

would however recommend also this restaurant with seaview.

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Thank edmah2005
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Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

You have to try the Old Mans steak. So soft you could use a butter knife to slice through 300grams of lazy-aged steak. Covered in a delectable sauce and some great skinny fries, throe in sime quirky ambiance and a view of the strand beach and you have the perfect dinner. I would definitely recommend Bens for any occasion any night of the week.

Thank CMMCapeTown
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

What an experience: I tried Ben's famous BBQ Lamb Ribs - it was worth every cent! Absolutely delicious!

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1  Thank Johandb77
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

Fantastic rump & carpaccio,service was professional,busy,well supported,great total eating out experience.

Thank Nick F
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