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1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0544
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Tue 15:00 - 02:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here years ago with my family & had such a great night, so I came back with big expectations and was not disappointed al all! Great cocktail menu, which is always a win for us! The pizza and nachos were delicious!! And a great vibe for watching the rugby.

Thank chasingTHEsun6001
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this place! Awesome people, awesome food and awesome service! Favorite menu item: mighty meaty nachos

Thank Maggie C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Made some great friends here, place is spirited and the atmosphere is great. Thanks to Henry and Johan for a great evening. Awesome service

Thank MbayBiker007
Cape Town, South Africa
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited Bongos with the intention of watching the rugby game and having a drink. Ended up having the south African pizza and bacon nachos. Top notch👌 good selection of on tap beers as well as cocktails. Strawberry daiquiri wasn't disapointing - which is always a good thing.

Thank Roxaan1
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Although the location is not the best (view onto the highway), we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and enjoyed the good food. We had a vegetarian pizza with salami and a beef lasagne special, both were great! Food took a while to arrive but with good company that's not a big problem.

Thank Frenzel17
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My (Irish) family and I celebrated St. Patrick's day in style recently at Bongos! what a fantastic night! we were so well take care of by Abby and the rest of the guys and were even given complimentary shots to mark the occasion! we had pizza which was delicious as were all the cocktails we tried! the place had a... More 

Thank Geraldine K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My children and partner arranged a surprise 50th Birthday Party on the 17th March 2017 at one of my favourite pubs "Bongos", so needless to say how very emotional it was to see all my friends and family at my favourite pub that evening. The whole of Bongos was beautifully decorated with a hippy theme with punch, pizza, DJ etc.... More 

Thank Jacqui1403
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We came here without booking and got a really good table outside. The pizzas were nice and fresh infact they were amazing at a reasonable price and service was really friendly. After pizza we had loads to drink with allsorts of different mixers and shots, safe to say we left happy as Larry !

1 Thank ish986
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

hi guys, Thanks so much for the review, our barman Henry was raving about all the travel tips you kindly gave him. So glad you enjoyed Bongos and our selection of beers and shooters and I hear that the Lion Lager was also a hit. Have a great rest of your holiday and we hope to see you back at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The most amazing pizza we have ever eaten! Friendliest owners to come across on holidays, they were so welcoming and happy to help and answer all our travelling questions. What a fantastic find in Wilderness. Do not miss this place out, you will regret it.

Thank babs4610
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for this awesome review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience of Bongos and your pizza. We are very proud of our pizzas and use super good quality, fresh ingredients so its great when people notice! Have a great rest of your trip and hope to see you again some time at Bongos. More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks for the great service and awesome atmosphere! ! Henry and Johan provided fantastic service and went above and beyond to create a memorable experience. 10 out of 10! A absolute must visit when in wilderness! See you soon!

Thank Charles J
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Charles everyone at Bongos works really hard to create an enjoyable atmosphere with great service. Its so nice to hear that its appreciated. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Bar, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0544
Join us at Bongos Bar & Pizzeria in Wilderness, near George, South Africa. It's the perfect place for locals and tourists alike to hang out after a day of work, travel or adventure in the Western Cape. Our pizza's are known for their thin, crispy base and abundance of fresh and tasty toppings and we are locally famous for our "Speciality" pizza range with toppings like Lamb and Pulled Pork. As the only bar in Wilderness we are open the latest so come and enjoy our relaxed and friendly atmosphere and you might just get involved in one awesome party! Bongos is perfect for birthday drinks, or special occasions so please contact us if you would like to make a booking. Open Hours Winter: Monday & Tuesday - CLOSED Wednesday - Friday 15:00 till late night. Saturday & Sunday 12:00 till late night.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?