Benguela on Main

  • Somerset West, Western Cape
  • Contemporary, Fine Dining, French, Vegetarian
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • c/o Main Road and Coronation Ave, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130

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A Fine Dining Haven for gourmands in the Winelands

Experience a Fine Dining haven for gourmands in the Winelands.  Relax in our elegant interior and enjoy Chef Jean Delport's delicious interpretation of classical and French dishes.  Expect fine dining that is accessible to everyone, with flavours that explode and dishes that could be art.

The restaurant boasts its own wine shop and a state of the art tasting room. 

Diners have a choice between the a la carte menu and the tasting menu.  Ingredients are fresh, seasonal and local. The menu changes regularly. 

Dishes are complimented by the right wines.  

Benguela on Main is a food lover's dream.  Wine and Food, Food and Wine - It's a match made in heaven!

Who's Cooking?

Jean Delport Photo

Jean Delport

Executive chef Jean Delport trained at Zevenwacht Chef School, where he won both the Patissier Award in 2007 and the Best Overall Student Award in 2008.  He has worked at top establishments including Rust en Vrede, Terroir, Cassia, Equus Dine at Cavalli and Killeen House Hotel in Ireland.  

Jean only uses fresh, seasonal local ingredients.  The menus and dishes change regularly.

Jean strives for perfection.  He cites his influences as British Chef  Marco Pierre White, Swiss Chef Daniel Humm and local talent John Shuttleworth.


Group Capacity : 60+ People Cost Per Head : R250+

  • Cuisine : Contemporary, Fine Dining, French, Vegetarian
  • Ambience : Upmarket
  • Dress : Smart/Casual
  • Reservations
  • Functions
  • Secure Parking
    Secure Parking
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • Corkage
  • Cocktails
  • Aircondition
  • Generator


c/o Main Road and Coronation Ave, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130