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Experience fine dining in the Winelands. Here at Benguela on Main in Somerset West we have created a haven for gourmands; one that takes into account all aspects of dining out. Enjoy executive chef Jean Delport’s delicious interpretation of classical French and English dishes, relax in our elegant interior, be pampered by our friendly staff.

Taking this a step further our restaurant also boasts its own wine shop and a state of the art tasting room situated upstairs from the restaurant. In other words, diners can expect an all round experience.


What to expect on the food front?

Expect fine dining that is accessible to everyone. Executive chef Jean Delport explains that diners can look forward to “flavours that explode and dishes that could be art.” His cuisine marries classic with modern contemporary, whilst retaining a South African influence.

Diners can choose between the à la carte menu and the tasting menu. Ingredients will be fresh, local and seasonal. The menu will be changed regularly.


Diners can also look forward to dishes complimented by the right wines. This is a food lover's dream, one that the chef plans to realise here in Somerset West. “We want to develop food that matches the style of wine,” says Delport. Wine and food, food and wine, it’s a match made in heaven!

Benguela on Main wins a World Luxury Restaurant Award on 21 June, 2016




From Cape Town, travel on the N2. Take the R44/Broadway Boulevard exit toward Stellenbosch/Somerset. Turn left onto Broadway Boulevard (R44) and use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Main Road (M9). Continue to follow the M9 and you will find the restaurant on the corner of Main Road and Coronation Avenue.


-34° 4' 31.47''


18° 50' 34.2''
Cnr Main Road & Coronation Avenue
Somerset West


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Food Served
Fine DiningContemporaryFrenchSouth African
Average Price$$
Payment accepted
Trading Hours
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 – 14:30
Tuesday - Saturday: 18:30 – 21:00
The Taster will be open from Tuesday to Saturday from 14:00
Secure Parking
Child Friendly
Outside Seating
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