Jul
10
to Dec 31

Host your Year-end Functions

Host an exceptional year-end function or cocktail evening to remember. 
Our chef will prepare uniquely crafted canapes to enjoy with an array of superb wines. 

Enquire for availability.

Enquire today for more information
Call: 087 357 0637 or Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za

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Dec
1
to Dec 30

Sparkling Canapé Reception

Host your own Festive Sparkling Canapé Reception at our exclusive Tasting Room! 

With our highly trained staff we will tailor make a package perfectly suited to your needs.

Minimum 15 guests 

4 Canapes: R160
6 Canapes: R215
Each option with a glass of Benguela Cove MCC

To book or for more information:
Call:  087 357 0637
Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Enter the new year with our spectacular New Year’s Eve tasting menu to be paired with a superb list of wines.

Benguela on Main is hosting an exceptional night to remember to bid a fond farewell to 2017. As the Helderberg’s leading fine dining restaurant, guests can expect nothing but an extraordinary menu from executive chef Jean Delport. 

Dance your way into the new year with a live performance from Shaza Greeff. 

Bookings from 18:30 to 20:30
Date: 31 December
Price:R 1600pp includes a glass of Benguela Cove MCC on arrival. 

For more information and bookings
onmain@benguelacove.co.za
Call: 087 357 0637
 

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Aug
9
12:00pm12:00pm

Elegant Women’s High Tea at Benguela on Main

Be welcomed by a fine glass of bubbles as you and your friends celebrate Women’s Day in splendour. Chef Jean will create surprising treats with gastronomical flavours and the promise of creating a lasting experience for guests to cherish for years to come.

Date: 9 August 2017
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Price: R350pp including glass of bubbles on arrival

Book Now
Call: 087 357 0637                                      
Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za

 

 

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Jul
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Christmas in July at Benguela on Main

Executive chef Jean Delport is inviting you to step into the magic of Christmas at Benguela on Main on the 22nd of July 2017. The 5 star menu of our extraordinary chef will have guests singing along to a live performance of jovial Christmas carols. Inspired by the most wonderful time of year, Jean is preparing a 5-course feast expertly paired with premium Benguela Cove estate wines.

Time:     18:30 - 21:00
Date:     22 July 2017
Price:     5-course | R600pp 

Contact us for bookings and more information: 
+27 (0)87 357 0637                                   
onmain@benguelacove.co.za         

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Jun
18
12:00pm12:00pm

Father's Day Lunch

We are turning the conventional ‘braai’ into a wondrous four course meal, each dish created with exquisite craftsmanship and artistry. Give your father the scrumptious feast he deserves. 

Time: 12.00– 14.30
Date: 18 June 2017
Price: 4 course | R550pp

BOOK NOW

 +27 (0)87 357 0637            
onmain@benguelacove.co.za
 

 

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Jun
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Winemaker's Dinner

Dynamic duo takes over Benguela on Main

While executive chef Jean Delport masters the kitchen,  head winemaker Johann Fourie from Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, will be sharing wine tips and a secret or two with diners about their award-winning estate wines. As the 2015 Diner’s Club Winemaker of the Year, Johann’s passion for producing superb quality wine is enhanced by the favourable maritime conditions and unique terroir found at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate.  
 

Date: 1 June 2017
Time: 7pm   
Price: R650pp

Book now at
Call: 087 357 0637                                      
Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za     


 

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May
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Mother’s Day lunch

The charming setting of this fine dining establishment provides a serene atmosphere – perfect for bonding over a delicious meal. Chef Jean Delport promises to pull out all the stops. His unique approach to cooking leaves diners intrigued by the fun extras he incorporates throughout the course of your dining experience. 

Date: 14 May 2017
Time: 12h00 – 14h30
Price: R550pp

Book Now
Call 087 357 0637
Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za             

 

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Apr
29
to Apr 30

Jean Delport takes over Decorex at the CTICC

Catch culinary genius Jean Delport,  where he will be showcasing his love for flavour, texture and his passion for culinary arts. Jean will be entertaining visitors with his master chef skills at the Decorex exhibition, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre, 1 Lower Long Street
CBD, Cape Town

Date: 29-30 April

Time:14pm-15pm

Entry fee
R95 (adults)
R75 (pensioners and students)
R20 (children under 12)
Book tickets at Computicket
 

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Apr
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

A night at the opera

In fine dining taste, Benguela on Main is hosting an opera evening to captivate diners. Chef Jean Delport’s menu promises to provide a magical experience in each course. On Saturday, 8th April diners can book an uniquely, magnificent dinner and receive a glass of MCC on arrival.  Lovers of opera classics can listen to the hair raising vocals of talented artist, Shaza Greeff, while dining on an exquisite 5-course menu. 
 

Date: 08 April 2017
Time: 7pm
Price: R750

Opera Night Menu

“Stuffed Onion”

Black Squid
Seabass, prawns & asparagus

Carrot & Scallop
Soft herbs, tortellini & vermouth

Cured Warthog
Celeriac, quail’s yolk & juniper ash

Free Range Beef
Mustard, kale & Jorgensen’s Gin

Salted Pineapple, Celery & Fennel Lolly

Maca Root Mousse
Liquorice, purple fig & white chocolate
 

For more information
Call: 087 357 0637                                      
Email: onmain@benguelacove.co.za   

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Dinner & Live Music - Sold Out

Benguela on Main would like to extend an invitation to you and your guests as you say a fond farewell to 2016 surrounded in true elegance and luxury. Allow a glass of MCC on arrival to set the tone for what is sure to be a night to remember. Indulge in a spectacular 6-course tasting menu specially prepared by executive chef Jean Delport and his team whilst being thoroughly entertained by our resident "Michael Buble" style crooner for the evening. As one of the Cape's most prestigious fine-dining restaurants, you can expect only the very best for you and your guests on this celebratory night.

Date: 31 December 2016
Time: 6.30pm till late
Price: 6-course | R1200pp
A flight of wines | R350pp


Bookings:  onmain@benguelacove.co.za
Call: 087 357 0637

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Dec
24
6:30pm 6:30pm

Christmas Eve At Benguela on Main

Join us on Christmas Eve as we warm you up for the main event with a delicious festive spread.

Not many will be able to top a fine dining festive experience by Executive Chef, Jean Delport. This Christmas Eve, Benguela on Main presents a choice of

-Six-course tasting menu | R720 pp

-Six-course tasting menu paired with wine | R1050 pp

-Indulgent three-course menu | R400 pp

Each dish is carefully selected to combine flavours that explode as each one is undoubtedly art on a plate.

More info visit www.bengueladining.com/somersetwest
Bookings: onmain@benguelacove.co.za    
Time: 18:30- 21:30pm
 

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Dec
1
to Dec 24

Magical Festive Menu At Benguela On Main

As of the 1st of December, Benguela on Main – one of the Cape’s most prestigious fine-dining restaurants situated in Somerset West, would like to extend an invitation to you and your guests for a glamorous Christmas celebration.

Not many will be able to top a fine dining festive experience by Executive Chef, Jean Delport. This December – in celebration of Christmas, Benguela on Main presents a choice of six course tasting menu at R720 per person or paired with wine for R1050 per person . Each dish is carefully selected to combine flavours that explode as each one is undoubtedly art on a plate. A unique experience that can be tried and tested throughout the month of December.Please note that Benguela on Main will be closed on Christmas day.

6-course tasting menu | R720 pp

6-course tasting menu with wine | R1050 pp

Available to book immediately

More info visit www.bengueladining.com/somersetwest
Bookings: onmain@benguelacove.co.za    
 

 

 

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Sep
23
to Dec 31

Book Your Year-End Party Now

Benguela on Main – one of the Cape’s most prestigious fine-dining restaurants situated in Somerset West, would like to extend an invitation to you, your staff or colleagues for a glamorous Christmas year-end celebration.

Not many will be able to top a fine dining festive experience by Executive Chef, Jean Delport. This December – in celebration of Christmas, Benguela on Main presents a choice of six course tasting menu at R720 per person, paired with wine for R1050 per person or an indulgent three course menu at R400 per person. Each dish is carefully selected to combine flavours that explode as each one is undoubtedly art on a plate.  This magical festive offering is perfect for year-end functions and large groups seeking to end-off the year on a festive note. Please note that Benguela on Main will be closed on Christmas day.

6-course tasting menu | R720 pp

6-course tasting menu with wine | R1050 pp

3-course menu | R400 pp

Available to book immediately

Bookings: onmain@benguelacove.co.za    
Call: 087 357 0637

 

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Jul
30
6:30pm 6:30pm

Christmas in July...the #BenguelaGlamour way.

Christmas in July...the #BenguelaGlamour way. Add festive cheer to your July. Chef Jean Delport displays his culinary artistry in his take on Christmas in July.

Wet your appetite with beetroot mouse as a starter. Seared scallop, smoked breast of goose, rolled saddle of Falllow deer take your palate on a flavour journey that gives new meaning to Christmas in July.

This menu is exclusive to evening bookings on the 3Oth of July

Call: 087 357 0637 to make your reservation

PS: Christmas surprises are in store during the evening

R 540.00 pp

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Jun
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Father's Day Four-course Lunch

Father’s Day is a day to simply be thankful for the special man in your life and Benguela on Main is offering a four course set menu to celebrate, fine dining style. The specially designed Father’s Day menu has been created with dad’s favourite memories in mind. A few of the dishes found on the memorable four course menu are dry aged beef with smoked bone marrow, celeriac and onions and an incredible set valrhona chocolate pudding with cognac, orange and ginger. 

Time: 12pm - 3pm
Cost: R500 per person
BOOKING ESSENTIAL: 087 357 0637
Or email us at onmain@benguelacove.co.za

Book now to avoid disappointment!! 

Click here to view the menu.

 

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Jun
18
2:30pm 2:30pm

FynArts Audience with the French Sommelier

Let Benguela Cove and our Master Sommelier Denis Garret make your taste buds tingle as we take you on a virtual tour of France.

Indulge the palate with the subtle joys of French cheeses, matched with elegant French wines, whilst Denis imparts a wealth of knowledge with a twist.

Passionate and unpredictable, this French Sommelier's approach is fun and relaxed and will leave you with a deeply enhanced appreciation of cheese, wine and the French culture. 

Experience this French cheese and wine tutored tasting as part of this year's Hermanus FynArts Festival on Saturday, 18 June.

Time: 14:30
Venue: Benguela Cove Manor House
Tickets: R200pp

Limited space, booking essential.

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Jun
13
11:00am11:00am

FynArts Cooking Demo with Chef Jean Delport

Benguela on Main's Executive Chef Jean Delport will be conducting a cooking demonstration as part of this year's Hermanus FynArts Festival on Monday, 13 June.

Jean will present an ice-cream sandwich pastry demonstration as well as a fine dining dish and an at-home alternative.

Time: 11:00
Venue: Mac Brothers Pop-up Kitchen, Whale Coast Hotel
Tickets: R110pp

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Jun
4
11:00am11:00am

Benguela Cove Sweet Wine Launch at The Taster

Join us for the exclusive launch of Benguela Cove's new sweet wines and be one of the first to try our new releases!

Experience art, classical music and the sweet delights of the new Benguela Cove Noble Late Harvest 2015 and Matilda's Secret Natural Sweet 2014.

Cheese and charcuterie boards, millionaire's shortbread pairing, and chocolate and wine pairings available on the day. 

Saturday, 4 June | 11am – 4pm

Free entry. Live Music. Sweet Wine.  

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May
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Nostalgic Four-course Mother’s Day Menu

Executive Chef, Jean Delport, has created a sublime four-course lunch menu that has been designed with mom’s favourite memories in mind, with an elegant fine dining twist.

Spoil mom this Mother’s Day by taking her on a sentimental food journey. Chef Jean has an interesting interpretation of delicious ingredients and creates dishes that have incredible flavour and presentation, with great attention to detail.

Moms will also leave with a special homemade gift from the Benguela on Main team.

MOTHER'S DAY MENU

Autumn Pear
lacquered nut, goats cheese, gastrique

Shellfish Tortelloni
bouillabaisse, rouille

“Roast Free Range Chicken”
carrot, maitake, crispy skin

Ice-cream Sandwich
mixed berries, vanilla, cremeux, rocket

Petit Fours

R500pp | Booking essential

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Mar
27
12:30pm12:30pm

Celebrate Easter at Benguela on Main

This month sees festive Easter-inspired dishes pop-up on our menu.

These dishes are the brainchild of our Executive Chef, Jean Delport and made using only fresh and seasonal produce. 

Two of the exciting dishes to look forward to are:

Easter duck egg, cured ham, Brussel sprouts & mustard

Easter nest, jivara chocolate, vanilla pannacotta, mango & macadamia

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Mar
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Monthly Winemakers Lunch

This event takes on a relaxed atmosphere at this prestigious venue, where winemakers get the chance to present their wines to peers and Benguela on Main's Head Sommelier Denis Garret for possible inclusion in the Benguela on Main winelist.

Winemakers are personally invited to bring a special bottle of wine along to showcase and enjoy at 12 noon with a two-course lunch. Denis then reviews each wine and facilitates conversation around the wines.

The December and January Wednesday Winemakers Lunches were extremely well received and Benguela on Main welcomed 30 winemakers to each event.

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Mar
1
to Mar 31

Easter Egg-stravaganza Chocolate & Wine Pairing

Easter Egg-stravaganza Chocolate & Wine Pairing  

Enjoy a chocolate and wine pairing at our tasting room this month with artisan chocolates handmade by master chocolatier Jane Stuart.

Enjoy these 4 incredible chocolates paired with award-winning wines by Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. This pairing will be available for the whole month of March. 

Chocolates and wines in the pairing:

Benguela Cove Sauvignon Blanc l Dark Belgian chocolate with lemon ganache filling 

Benguela Cove Chardonnay l Milk Belgian chocolate with honey and almond filling

Matilda's Secret Red l Dark Belgian chocolate with white pepper ganache filling  

Benguela Cove Shiraz l Dark Belgian chocolate with hot chilli ganache filling

Price: R95 per person

Contact us today to make a reservation on 087 357 0637, 

Or click here to buy this product online.

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Feb
20
to Jun 17

Tutored Tastings with Head Sommelier Denis Garret

Please note: The shared tasting experience is limited to 12 guests.

Treat yourself, a friend, loved one or family member to one of our exclusive tutored champagne, whisky, spirit and cocktail or fine wine master classes. Join our eccentric French Head Sommelier Denis Garret, BNIC Cognac Educator (2011) and spirits expert for an informative tutored tasting and exclusive learning experience. Denis will guide you through a master class and tasting of 5 to 6 products while educating you on the evening’s topic. From specific product tastings to producer focusses, these are unmissable chances to broaden your liquor knowledge.

Journey through the wine regions of France and the whisky houses of the Scottish countryside as you taste rare wines, spirits and champagnes from premier producers. Denis' wealth of knowledge and passion for education is infectious and is sure to leave you with lasting memories.

The tutored tastings will take place on 4:30pm on the below dates.

Tutored tastings can be purchased as a gift and can be redeemed on any one of the specified dates.

We have a selection tutored tastings available, which can be booked on the following dates:

Whisky
21 May 2016

Gin & Cocktails
18 June 2016

Cognac & Armagnac
4 June 2016

Champagne & MCC
11 June 2016

Taste & Take-away Wines
17 June 2016

Booking Essential: onmain@benguelacove.co.za

Upon booking please specify which date you would like to attend the tasting of your choice.

We require 48-hours notice.

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Feb
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

Prestigious Ruinart Champagne Dinner

Four-course gourmet menu paired with a selection of premium Ruinart Cuvee Champagnes


Price: R1 400 pp
Booking essential

Maison Ruinart, established in 1729 in the Champagne region of France, is the oldest Champagne House on record and the Ruinart family has run the House steadfastly for over two centuries since 1817.

Benguela on Main Executive Chef, Jean Delport will prepare a seasonal four-course menu that will be served with a selection of Ruinart Cuvee Champagnes. The evening will be hosted by Frederic Dufour CEO of Maison Ruinart and together with our French Head Sommelier, Denis Garret you will be taken on a journey that will delight Champagne lovers.

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Feb
13
to Feb 14

Valentine's Lunch or Dinner

Roses are red,
Benguela Dining is gold,
Join us for a four-course set menu,
with culinary masterpieces to behold.

Dinner  |  Saturday, 13 February

Lunch  |  Sunday, 14 February

R600 per person

Booking essential.

Sensual Valentine's Menu   l      R600 pp

“ya lil’ o peach bellini”

“Chin Dripping Oyster”
sea jelly, samphire, sambal

“Touch Me On My Scallop”
beetroot, ginger & all spice

“Kabeljou & Love Potion”
potato, gin, beurre noisette

“Come Back to my cave Côte de Beouf”
king oyster, asparagus & pimento

“Bitter Sweet Infatuation”
chocolate, rose, pomegranate, yoghurt

Petit Fours

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Feb
13
to Feb 14

Love is in the Air at The Taster

This weekend The Taster has a few special offers to add some romance to your weekend, and we are celebrating love with our Matilda's Secret Rosé 2015! 

Valentine's Cheese & Charcuterie Board    l R180

Purchase a cheese and charcuterie board on 13 or 14 February and receive two carafes of Matilda's Secret Rosé 2015 FREE. Valid on 13 and 14 February 2016.

Click here to buy this online.

Sensual Chocolates & Wine   l R299

Indulge in the ultimate aphrodisiac this Valentine's weekend with a box of twenty sensual handmade chocolates and a bottle of Matilda's Secret Rosé 2015. 

Offer only valid on 13 and 14 February 2016.

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Sensual Chocolate & Wine Pairing   l R95pp

Indulge in a sensual chocolate and wine pairing with your Valentine.

Each artisan chocolate, made by chocolatier Jane Stuart, is expertly paired with a Benguela Cove wine. 

Available for the whole month of February. 

Click here to buy this online.

Contact us to make a reservation today: 087 357 0637

 

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Feb
1
to Feb 29

Month of Love Chocolate & Wine Pairing

Sensual Valentine's Chocolate & Wine Pairing at The Taster

Indulge in a sensual chocolate and wine pairing this month at our tasting room. Each artisan chocolate is handmade by master chocolatier Jane Stuart.

Enjoy these 4 incredible chocolates paired with award- winning wines by Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. This pairing will be available for the whole month of February. 

Chocolates and wines in the pairing:

Sauvignon Blanc l Dark Belgian chocolate with lemon ganache filling. 

Chardonnay l Milk Belgian chocolate with honey and almond filling

Matilda's Secret (Red) l Dark Belgian chocolate with white pepper ganache filling  

Shiraz l Dark Belgian chocolate with hot chilli ganache

Price: R95 per person

Contact us today to make a booking: 087 357 0637

Or click here to buy this product online.
 

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