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Serendipity Restaurant

Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We wouldn't have chosen this but were booked in by the owners (parents of the chef) of the guest house! No atmosphere, cold room, over enthusiasic hosts who and the explanationof the food took longer than the eating. Ultra expensive for pretty but minute portions....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rova2017
Lizelle S, Owner at Serendipity Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rova, With reference to your review, I must apologise if you had the impression that you were forced into a booking without choice. We make provisional bookings for all our in -house guests. I do recall you said you don't like fine dining because...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blessed to be able to spend an evening at Serendipity. A heartly welcome in a stunning surrounding, an individual and excellent explanation of the menu by the owners, wonderful food with fine tastes and perfect pairing wines, a perfect service....and a shuttle back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic fine dining experience - I was totally blown away!! It was my surprise 60th birthday party, and I would not have been able to choose a better experience than this.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 58carisas
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Nice award winning Restaurant at the lake. Reservation required. They only offer a 5 course manue which is very tastefull! Good quality of food with nice flavours. Very good Service offered by the waiters - They will explain food and drinks in Details for you!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jankhaus10
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Found the restaurant by accident and am so happy we did. Intimate setting and fantastic food. You have to try it to appreciate the take on some very traditional South African dishes. Certainly not the last time we will go here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LifeRemotely
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We booked Serendipity on the off chance as we were staying in Wilderness for just one night . And too our delight turned out to be the best meal we’ve experienced in our trip to South Africa. And we’ve had some stunning meals but the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TinaAGreen
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Lizelle and team to thank for one of best dinners we experienced whilst spending three weeks in S.Africa. Fabulous location by the lake with a transport pick up from our hotel. A truly lovely welcome to the venue, an aperitif with local flavours to enjoy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alwaystravellinng
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I have never had such a fantastic meal like here at Serendipity. Lizelle thank you and all staff for being so kind and treating like King & Queen. The most AmaZing food and tastes ever (and I travel a lot). Well done, best place I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BryanC2638
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are celebrating our honeymoon in the Wilderness and he found us this fine dining restaurant. It was so private and quaint. The waiters were highly knowledgeable on the wine descriptions and the food was amazingly luscious that only a fine palate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 007PLC
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had dinner here (and stayed at the guesthouse which is also good) and had a really super evening. The service, presentation and food can really not be faulted. The selection on the menu is well thought out, and the presentation and attention to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Questions & Answers
27 December 2017|
Response from Sue53_11 | Reviewed this property |
Serendepity is only open for dinner - they don’t do lunch at all.
19 April 2017|
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Response from Victoria80465 | Reviewed this property |
It isn't a fancy restaurant but you would feel more comfortable in something better than sportswear. Comfortable but dressed up a little would be most appropriate. The setting is a personal home turned B and B. Very friendly... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from 100Champagne | Reviewed this property |
Good day, You can book online via email and if you have any questions or need confirmation they respond quite quickly. Furthermore you could call them as well to get an immidiate reply. Hope ghat helps! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0433
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