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Reviewed 8 October 2021

While visiting our friends in Gordons Bay over the weekend, we decided to have dinner at Ben's (02.10.210) a treat we always look forward to when in the area. The food was delicious, and the service was outstanding as well! Some of us ordered the...Schnitzel, while others selected the Mauritian Seafood Casserole, Tongue and my grandson ordered a Cheese Burger (which he usually doesn't finish, but devoured this one!) Our waitress, Shene was very efficient and friendly. Our friends told us about the Curry Special on Wednesdays, and as we were only leaving to go home on Thursday we decided to go back to Bens. Once again, Bens did not disappoint.....It was delicious, Curry & Rice, Roti, condiments, and a glass of wine included. Thanx Roshan and Michelle (very efficient manageress). We will definitely return on our next trip to Gordons Bay, keep up the good work.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Terrible overall.Food shocking.Staff fingernails dirty! Gross Waitress clueless. Some staff extremely rude. No No

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 February 2021

We visited for breakfast after a morning walk along Strand beach. Food was very good, hot and promptly served. Our table, by the window, was in an excellent position for watching people walking and exercising along the beachfront.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 5 February 2021

I visited ben’s restaurant on my birthday 4th of February and got this specials food for lockdown the food was very nice that piripiri chicken is to die for and the milk check ooooh yummy 😋 and waitress Dan she was very good to us...and the food was on time every time all staff are doing a great job salute 👌🏾 I glad I spend my birthday with there and I m in love with the chocolate you give at the end 😊😋 definitely will come againMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

We had a group of 15 people and have been to Ben's many times as a group. This time the food was average but presentation poor. Not what it used to be like , overall comments from group , food below average, service was good.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 11 November 2020 via mobile

This is such a great restaurant and their “Lockdown” menu is more than sufficient. I had the nicest steak I’ve had in many years. You will not be disappointed with the food and the service was impeccable.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 28 March 2020

Bens is just down the rad from where we stay for three months and we probably go there about 6 times during our stay. Why? Because the food is excellent, the waitresses are always hunour and enjoy a laugh with the customers. Good wholesome food...at a very acceptable cost. Best Pork Belly in the Western Cape !!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 11 March 2020

The hostess was a little preoccupied (I choose to believe she wasn't rude) that seated us. Our waitress was brilliant - really good customer service and she deserves to be promoted. Ambiance great and view even better. Good food and drink - good time.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Had an amazing dinner, you must try the steaks, it's hard to find a good steak in the Helderberg and Ben's has t.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

Overall the restaurant is beautiful and the service good . However, I was not impressed with the steak that was presented to me. It was a poor cut rump and a struggle to eat. On hindsight, I should have send it back.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Ben's on the Beach is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5