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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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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We went for our annual dinner to Serendipity and again had a most enjoyable evening. The whole experience was excellent with great food, wine, presentation and service. My one suggestion for improvement would be to decant the red wine served with the beef. It was...More

Thank Jez07
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Entertaining presentation before meal explaining the menu. Meal itself was delightful. Courteous waiters who new all about the food.

Thank Russell4422
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Serendipity was recommended to us by fellow travellers. They only do a limited number of covers (about 26) so you need to reserve ahead of your date. We dined on a cold evening so weren't lucky enough to have the real benefits of aperatifs on...More

Thank sagatourist
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

It all started with our shuttle taxi arriving on time organised by restaurant. Would definitely recommend this transport as it is very reasonable and it means you can relax and enjoy the meal. After arriving we were gathered together and offered a complimentary aperitif. Whilst...More

Thank JaneCross
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The first really good thing is the taxi service they offer to guests staying in the Wilderness area. So, we were collected bang on time and driven to dine. On arrival we were shown onto the lakeside terrace and told all about the aperitif selection....More

2  Thank Ufford
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Visiting from overseas, I had to trust other diners’ testimonies on the internet, before deciding on the right restaurants to book for our South African trip. Serendipity came very high among the Garden route restaurants so. Naturally, we came with high expectations. The ambiance, dining...More

1  Thank meira_10
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our entire dining experience at Serendipity. The food was unusual with combinations of flavours that we are not familiar with in the UK. The balance of the dishes was excellent. We went for the suggested wine pairings and the descriptions of the...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Always very good food and professional service with friendly staff.... Every time is a real pleasure to have a dinner there.....

Thank ManuGuerrero
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have been meaning to go to Serendipity for many years and finally, to celebrate a special occasion, I got round to booking. It was a real treat. excellent food and service, wonderful unusual wine pairing and an atmosphere that is appropriate for being on...More

Thank Sabine L
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had the 5 course tasting menu which had some really interesting options including tongue and springbok - the latter can be particularly recommended as it was so tender. It also caters for vegetarians. Rudolf and Lizette(?) gave us a very warm welcome, Rudolf spent...More

Thank Andyange2015
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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
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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