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“Excellent meal. Relaxed vibe”
Review of Ben's on the Beach

Ben's on the Beach
Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Strand
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$15
Cuisines: International, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, 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 22 July 2014

The food is great, with a good variety to choose from. Affordable pricing and relaxed atmosphere, family friendly vibe and comprehensive wine list. If you are looking for arguably the best steak in town, you won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

On our way to Elgin, we decided to have lunch at Ben's on the beach. I had the rump steak and my wife had the lamb shank. the food was firstly amazing and the price were very reasonable. The service from beginning to end was friendly. The lunch was a great start to a great night for my wife and myself away. Thanking ben and His staff

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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We recently celebrated my Mom's 80th Birthday Dinner at Ben's on the Beach restaurant, situated on Beach Road, Strand. Being in travel and having had many opportunities to experience all kinds of restaurants in Europe, Miami, on Cruise Ships, Croatia and South America, I would like to congratulate both Shirley and Ben on a very well run restaurant.
As always the food was very well presented and plated, taste and quality of the food superb as well as attention to detail from the time we were met on our arrival to when we left the restaurant. I would like take this opportunity to also mention our waitron, Lisa, who went beyond her call of duty offering us the very best service!

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Reviewed 13 July 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 13 July 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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