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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One wouldn't expect to find a fine dining spot located in Wilderness, but this one is worth travelling for! Every course was well thought through with exquisite and subtle flavours. I loved how they infused local ingredients into classic dishes to add a different dimension that I haven't found anywhere else. Made me very proudly South African. The wine list... More 

Thank GazzaBryant
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had high expectations and were not disappointed. Picked up on time the driver promised us the best meal in Wilderness. He was right and understated. It's probably one of best in SA. Probably best value in the world The meal description was passionate, and rightly so. The aperitif was great ( white port and lemon). My wife does not... More 

Thank GolfDuck
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is not cheap menu but the food is better than some of the one star restaurant in EUROPE which we have been to. Springbok meat is the best in this whole three week trip and wine list is very carefully selected. Last but not least, wonderful people.

Thank Jiajia G
Gothenburg, Sweden
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Waoowww! Fabulous food paired with great wine for a superb dining experience! Well worth the cost and drive. Best food on the entire vacation in SA.

Thank Mikael R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect experiance. Great food paired with South Africas finest wine topped with friendly service.

Thank George S
Dielsdorf, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening starts with a glass of bubbles then the owner, Rudolph starts in a funny way to explain what tonights dinner many will be. There is so big enthusiasm in his words that it must be excellent; and it was ! With the paired wine also always with a short info about the served wine, everything fits together. Simply... More 

Thank freddie1704
Stans, Tirol, Austria
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning of the evening the owner Rudolph told us about the menu of the evening in a very loud and exaggerated speech. We had dinner in a lot of different and high level restaurants and normally the courses are explained in a desdreetly manner at the table. So we wondered how the evening will be. The food was... More 

Thank Tacho1980
Cape Town, South Africa
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, we had a 5 course menu with pairing wine. It is my favourite restaurant on the Garden route. Everything is just perfect. Great food, great wine, great service. Definately come back again and recommend it to all my friends

Thank Napanangka
London eng
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't such a thing as 101% but if there was I'd give it in this instance. It was a lesson in customer service from both the owners and their staff and that's before you talk about the food which was faultless.

Thank stuart2104
Leonding, Austria
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110 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience to dine there! Very personal and familiar and the food is extraordinary. Weather permitting you can sit outside with beautiful view of the laguna. Lizel the Chef and her husband really pamper the guests. The Restaurant makes a visit to Wilderness worth it

Thank teeny29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?