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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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Hampshire Uk
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food, amazing location and amazing hosts! We have been six times and never disappointed. They even offer transport to and from the restaurant!

Thank NigelHampshireUK
Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They make dining such an enjoyable experience at Serendipity. Undoubtedly the best meal I have had ever was at Serendipity. the service is impeccable and the kindness is infectious. don't have enough words to praise them. loved it. would go back every year if i could :)

Thank shruti_vinodbansal
Ascot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were extremely lucky to get a table due to a cancellation at this justifiably popular restaurant. The attention to the food and general experience is spot on. We went for the wine pairing option with each wine being introduced with extreme enthusiasm. Everything was absolutely delicious. Cant recommend highly enough. Make sure to book well in advance

Thank wesc5
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no words other than its a food and general experience that cannot be missed!!!! the owner was fabulous and every detail of the divine meal was explained by the staff. It is a full evening experience and you are not rushed. we had the set menu woith the wine pairing and yes its not cheap but for circa 50 pounds... More 

Thank adampops
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience is relaxed but fairly formal, with the menu being introduced on the patio in front of the lake. They take great pride in their produce and use plenty of local ingredients. I loved the passion with which each member of staff delivered their set agenda or dish of food. The food itself was very good...with surprisingly reasonable quantities!... More 

1 Thank Gillian M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

wonderful atmosphere in an absolutely beautiful setting, next to the river and in a beautiful renovated home in the wilderness area. The service was great and the food was amazing with multiple courses. a lovely spoil & great culinary experience. Be sure to call ahead and book.

1 Thank Stacey N
Plankstadt, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were very content as last year too about dinner, wines the service especially by Rudolph. That is short, but's all.

Thank peterhilla
George, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the attention to detail and the way in which the owners explained every meal with passion. The food was incredible and we loved the inclusion of South African cuisine. It was a spectacular evening with beautiful views. This was a memorable night out with our family tasting exquisite food and wine.

Thank Lindsay B
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

What can I say that hasn't been said before? From the pre dinner drinks (SA G&T) enjoyed overlooking the river whilst Rudolf explained not only the menu, but the background to the ingredients, to the superb food and matched wines. On of the best restaurants we have been to, and would return in an instant. Lizelle is delightful and talented,... More 

1 Thank MareeandPhil
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

5 of us visited Rudolf & Lizelle and their beautiful restaurant in Wilderness! It was a truly memorable experience. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with fantastic pre-dinner drink. All drinks had special local flavour and influence. The menu was nicely explained and it was clear that a lot of thought went into creating unique dishes with a... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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?