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Benguela Restaurant - CLOSED

24 Eiland Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2120
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
16 Dec 2016
“Hard work for Little Return”
30 Dec 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Seafood, International, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
24 Eiland Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

The way up and dnown is very difficult nut made alightly easier through recent work, still it is hard for people of a certain age. The view is lovely and the service was excellent. We started wiith a delicious seafood meze and followed it wth...More

Thank Alanmaker
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I saw this new restaurant had opened, thought I'd give it a try. I was blown away by the food, service and atmosphere and spectacular views and I will definitely be back. The menu was mouth watering. The waiter politely recommended I try the yellow...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was before renovations - a beautiful setting with light and airy feel. The food was a good mix of traditional as well as contemporary - beautifully served. Exceptional flavors I liked the pickled fish very much. The desert table was to die for.

Thank Timsnon
Reviewed 6 April 2015

My wife and I had a great dining experience here while overnighting in Gansbaai. When we arrived (Jonathan) the owner and manager invited us in and seated us ( without a reservation ) at a table beside the picture window ( which is the entire...More

2  Thank Jcarm270
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This restaurant is very different from the others we tried. Wonderful, brilliantly presented food in very stylish surroundings. The service was friendly and fun and the whole atmosphere memorable.

1  Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

We've just been there an hour ago. The starter, the main dish and the desert have been great! The waiter and the rest of the crew were very kind. You got a beautiful view over the ocean up to the next city, no matter I'f...More

1  Thank WeAmGroot
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Good food, restaurant has a feel of luxury, definitely worth a try. Great friendly service albeit a little bit slow side (maybe because we were so hungry it felt slower :-) )

1  Thank SueTravelLots
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Jonathan knows how to treat his customers. The title says it all. Good wine @ a reasonable price also.

1  Thank Ted H
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Fantastic décor and amazing food. For a first class dining experience you wont go wrong here. Steak is supurb

1  Thank bluesueUk
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Food looked amazing and was cooked to perfection, if I'm ever around that area again I will definitely book a table, well worth a evening out

1  Thank Antony C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$55
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Eiland Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2120
  • E-mail
I N R E C E S S / C L O S E D DEAR CUSTOMER, PLEASE NOT THAT BENGUELA RESTAURANT WILL BE IN RECESS (CLOSED) FROM MAY 2015 UNTILL FURTHER NOTICE. WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, WARM REGARDS, JONATHAN & HANDRE Benguela Restaurant offers a refined dining experience in a crisp and contemporary setting. The menu offers a range of Seafood, Meat and Vegetarian dishes as well as a selection of local wines and beers. We will also cater to various size groups and cater to specific dietary requirements with prior notice in a relaxed, crisp and more refined environment.
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