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South Street, Wilderness | Views Hotel, Wilderness 6529, South Africa (Formerly Sails Restaurant)
+27 44 877 8000
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146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and were really disappointed in terms of service (neither attentive nor quick) and most importantly quality of food (we had a salad where the salad leaves were dry, sometimes crumbled and tasted really old and a pasta which tasted very ordinary) and value-for-money (especially for South African standards where you usually get amazing food at decent... More 

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Thank Martin B
Sedgefield, South Africa
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were a group of 10 for evening meal and watched the perfect sunset over the ocean from our well appointed table. Service was good and the meals equally as good. Great venue.

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Thank Sheridan R
Canberra, Australia
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172 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Apart from the service being a little slow, and the waiter not being sure what a 'lemon, lime and bitters' was (he did ask and made a very creditable mix), our lunch was well prepared and delicious. We had a mix of the light meals which we shared, and were very impressed. And the views, even on a cloudy, damp... More 

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Thank Dona S
Garden Route
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit The Views. The new menu, since re-opening after renovations, whilst small, is great, the food delicious and great value. This was our second visit since renovations and change of menu and we thoroughly enjoyed the food both times. Elegantly plated and delicious, the best mushroom consomme we've ever had .... plus delicious double chocolate mousse... More 

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Thank ede01
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ede01 Thank you for taking the time to review Views Restaurant. We are delighted that you enjoy the new look restaurant and menu. We look forward to welcoming you back to try the other dishes. We wish you all the best for the Festive Season. Yours in hospitality Michelle Buys Marketing Manager More 

George, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The waiter that served our table was not trained at all. He could not give requested info regarding items on the menu. He called another waiter to assist him in this regard. The side plates and cutlery of some of the group were placed on the right hand side iso the left hand side of the guest. When the food... More 

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Thank ABS2012
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ABS2012 Thank you for your review and highlighting the service you received. At the time, our General Manager did apologise for the service and due to this immediately compensated you for this out of the norm experience. We would however like to take the opportunity to apologise again and assure you that this is not an acceptable standard for... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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148 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were on vacation in Wilderness and frequented the restaurant for our meals around lunchtime. It offers great views of the ocean that provides a wonderful relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank VGV001
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear VGV001 Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your restaurant experience with us and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Michelle Buys Marketing Manager More 

Staines, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A fixed menu so things might get boring if you were staying for a week or more. However the meals we had were very good and superb quality at reasonable prices. Staff were very willing and eager to please.Good views, good staff and good food - says it all.

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Thank dav3com
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dav3com Thank you for sharing your restaurant experience on TripAdvisor and have noted your comment about our menu. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Michelle Buys Marketing Manager More 

Boksburg, South Africa
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144 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stayed at the hotel so ate quite a few meals in the restaurant, found the food good but limited in menu which did not change during our stay. I felt that as it is limited it should change every few days if you are in the hotel

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Thank jbb88
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bjj88 Thank you for taking the time to review Views Restaurant. We have noted your comments about our food and menu. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Yours in hospitality Michelle Buys Marketing Manager More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you would like to relax with a drink while gazing over the magnificent Wilderness beach, visit Views! If you want good food, fresh cakes and great service, you will be disappointed. We enjoy the mocktails and milkshakes. For spectacular photos of the Garden Route it is well worth the visit.

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Thank suejeanne1
MichelleA0712, Manager at Views Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear SueJeanne1 Thank you for taking the time to review Views Boutique Hotel & Spa. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience with us from great coffee and cake, milkshakes and mocktails. We are currently closed for renovations and will re-open on 01 September 2016. We cannot wait for the re-opening as we are very excited about our... More 

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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Tasty Homemade Burger patty, huge portions of fish, chips and calamari, slow service but on holiday and with this view and paragliders launching, very forgiveable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Street, Wilderness | Views Hotel, Wilderness 6529, South Africa (Formerly Sails Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 8000

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