For wonderful food in a beautiful lakeside setting - whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner- Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant is the perfect choice. Located at the five-star Lakeside Lodge & Spa, near Sedgefield, the venue has a growing reputation as one of the leading Garden Route restaurants, popular for its imaginative and varied menu. There are also wine tastings, food pairings and other special events throughout the year.


Relaxed lakeside dining for breakfast and lunch moves in the evening to a sophisticated and romantic mood, with a relaxed menu, and the healthy signature dishes from our executive chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen. There is an excellent range of South African wines including from the owners’ award-winning Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. 

Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant is owned and operated by Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate situated in Walker Bay, Hermanus. The setting of the brasserie reminded the owners of all the things that they love about Benguela Cove. The same amazing views, a waterside location all set within the lovely Lakeside Lodge. 

Our Wine Estate in Walker Bay

The wine farm overlooks the Bot River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. These unique maritime conditions ensure the terroir produces outstanding grapes which vinify into exceptionally fine wine. Boasting 70 hectares of vines, 10 hectares of olive trees and five hectares of lavender fields, it is truly heaven on earth.



Savour life’s flavour at one of the Benguela group's best dining restaurants either in Somerset West, Benguela on Main or near Sedgefield, Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant. Enjoy the chefs’ contemporary take on classic French, English and Asian cuisine while you relax in elegant, modern interiors. It feels like home but only better. A golden thread unites these two restaurants. It is the belief that the dining experience should be just that – an experience.

What you can expect on the food front: An integration of food flavours which is accessible to everyone. The best seasonal, local ingredients. Food that is beautifully presented and complimented by the delicious wines of the Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, as well as the wines from the Walker Bay region and Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.

What you can expect from your surroundings: Our restaurant has been designed to serve as a stylish and welcoming backdrops to one of life’s finest events.