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Find us at:
Shop 3, Wembley Square,
Solan Street,
Cape Town

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Trading Hours
Monday to Saturday

(6 days a week)

11:00am to 20:30pm


About us

Ian McMahon

Ben Wei  is owned by chef Jim Dai and entrepreneur Ian McMahon, and is open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. So what makes it so special?  Apart from a unique spin on these familiar dishes made with the freshest fish and ingredients, the extensive, vintage designed menu even includes Banting and vegetarian options. Carefully selected wines available will perfectly complement any order and satisfy the most distinguished palates. Think sushi or Asian food, and brace yourself to be pleasantly surprised.

At Ben Wei, chef and co-owner Jim Dai carves up delightful sushi and Asian dishes for our patrons. He moved to South Africa from China in 2007 and has been a sushi chef at notable establishments like The Alphen Hotel since then. At Fugu he took the restaurant to the top 15 list of sushi restaurants before joining The Vineyard Hotel and now he is putting his 10 years’ experience to best use at Ben Wei.

Co-owner Ian McMahon is a well-known entrepreneur and has decades of experience in the restaurant industry, Notably with the franchise industry and is the owner of Radiomac Retail Radio providing music to many of SA’s restaurant chains such as Hussar Grill, RocoMamas and Spur.

Jim Dai