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“Our favorite!”
Review of Ben's on the Beach

Ben's on the Beach
Ranked #1 of 36 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 July 13, 2014

We are regular customers at Ben's and are always impressed with the quality of the food and service. The traditional way of preparing food e.g. making stocks and aging of beef, certainly add to the experience. Looking forward to the next visit!

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Reviewed July 12, 2014

We wanted to give our staff a special year end function last December. So we invited them to Ben's on the Beach. And they werespoiled with lots of extras and beutifull prepared menus.
As the restaurant is located by the beach it was like a special holiday escape for all of us.
Thanks Shirley and Ben, we will see you soon again

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Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have eaten here so many times and enjoy it every time. Service is good and the food is excellent. My sons say it serves the best fillet steak. The bobotie samosas are a must. I live close by and frequent this restaurant regularly. In Strand it is definitely the best restaurant.

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Thank Dianne R
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was a big surprise!!!!! The waitress was so helpful and we felt very special the evening that we took our friend from Namibia out to enjoy a meal at Ben's on the Beach. The men was so impress with their steaks. I enjoyed the most delicious Hamburger made from mince and not a processed meat patty. Really, the décor and ambiance was stunningly!!! I recommend this restaurant surely!!!!!!

Thank Suzette L
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

I was invited to this restaurant by a girlfriend when on holiday and it was a gem. It was so good I went twice on my short trip for both a lunch and supper. Both times food was really good, staff very friendly and attentive. Décor is beautiful and great atmosphere. Really enjoyable and cant wait to return.

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